Are you an SME interested in growing your business in Dubai? If so we suggest you sign up to attend our Dubai The Gateway to Growth Markets event to learn more about opportunities in this exciting country.

Why Dubai?

With future-ready infrastructure providing access to two-thirds of the world’s most attractive growth markets. Dubai has developed its geographical location advantage. The infrastructure is highly developed, with ports and airports serving some of the most active gateways into the region for business, commerce and tourism.

-Expo 2020 expected 25 million visits and great business opportunities

-Proactive, transparent, reliable and innovative government

-Pro-business preferred investment destination

-Vibrant, tolerant and inclusive multicultural society

-Secure, and entertaining place to live

Join us to learn more about:

  • Market Entry Approach and Corporate Structure Landscape in the UAE
  • Dubai Advantage
  • Further topics to be confirmed

Featured Speakers

Ibrahim Ahli

Director Investment Promotion Division, Dubai Investment Development Agency, Dubai FDI, the foreign investment promotion agency in the Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai

As a Director of Investment Promotion Division at Dubai FDI, the foreign investment promotion agency in the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, Ibrahim Ahli assists investors with their service requirements and supports companies looking to set up in Dubai or any of its free zones to serve local, regional and international markets.

Ibrahim has a solid background in destination marketing and customer relations, having worked in the travel & tourism industry for more than 12 years during which he has led various promotion campaigns for Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. He started his career with the Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) in Dubai where he was Manager Overseas Promotions for 10 years. He has also led successful marketing and brand management initiatives over a period of six years as Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications in the Dubai Airport Free Zone and as Director of Marketing for the Dubai Flower Centre, a perishable goods transshipment hub.

Ibrahim steers the investor outreach and promotion efforts of Dubai FDI with his vast experience in attracting international business and supporting them to establish their operations in the United Arab Emirates in general and in Dubai specifically. His main focus in on identifying the best source markets for foreign direct investment (FDI) into Dubai and cementing the emirate’s position as the best investment destination in the Middle East.

Ayman Al Awadhi

The Corporate Group

Ayman is the Co-Founder and Group Managing Director of The Corporate Group. He is in charge of subsidiaries responsible for delivering one-stop-shop of professional services related to business setup solutions and enabling both FDIs and foreign companies to do business in UAE and the region.

He has attracted businesses across all sizes and industries such as but not limited to education, healthcare, technology,energy, professional services. Some of these businesses are listed in global stock market while others are start-ups offering disruptive technologies/ideas.

Furthermore, his experience includes advising companies for corporate structuring and merge & acquisition transactions along, developing operational framework that delivers unique customer engagement with clients and stakeholders along with association with both private and government sectors.

Ayman is fluent in English and Arabic. He earned his BA in Business Administration and Information Systems at University of Colorado (USA) and pursing for his Master of Project Management in British University in Dubai.

What is the cost?

The event is FREE. To secure your place, simply click the 'REGISTER' button on this page.

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