Events 2017


The Arab British Chamber of Commerce’s diverse and popular events programme is geared towards investors, exporters, corporates and SMEs. Whether you are interested in finding new markets to sell your products, business leads, new clients, networking, expert briefings on the Arab markets, we will have an event that suits you and your business.  Many of our events allow delegates to meet with government ministers, diplomats and senior business executives. Our events provide an important platform to showcase your products and services.

 

How to book your place(s) at the Arab British Chamber of Commerce event

  • Select the events you want to attend from the events calendar below
  • For paid events, use our online booking facility to complete a booking form. Once completed, you will receive an automated confirmation email with a unique invoice reference number. Prices are inclusive of VAT and full payment must be received to secure bookings.
  • For free events, book by following the instructions under each event entry in the calendar below.
  • Events are taken on a first-come first-served basis, however, certain events are opened to ABCC members prior to it being launched to non-members.
  • You must pre-book your place at all Arab-British Chamber of Commerce events (both complimentary and ticket fee events)
  • NB: our online booking system is unable to accept payment via AMEX.

If you have further questions about our events please contact the Events team on T: +44 (0) 20 7235 4363 or E: info@abcc.org.uk.

 


 

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Arab-British Chamber of Commerce New Year Reception

18-01-2017

The Arab British Chamber of Commerce welcomed in 2017 with a New Year reception held on the evening of Thursday 18th January.  Approximately 130 leading figures from business, politics and diplomatic circles had accepted the Chamber’s invitation to attend the special event which was hosted by the Shangri-La Hotel at its spectacular venue located in the Shard.

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Sudan Briefing

01-03-2017

The Arab British Chamber of Commerce hosted a briefing on doing business in Sudan on 1 March attended by executives from British companies keen on exploring opportunities in the market. The event was addressed by H E Mr Michael Aron, the British Ambassador to Sudan and his Sudanese counterpart in London, H E Mr Mohamed Eltom. It coincided with the visit to the UK of a business delegation from Sudan of senior executives from the US Sudan Business Council, headed by the Ambassador H E Mr Aron.

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Dr Afnan Al-Shuaiby: Keynote speech at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

13-03-2017

On 13th March 2017 Dr Afnan Al-Shuaiby delivered the keynote speech at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) monthly dinner meeting in Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The speech outlined what investors and businesses could expect from Brexit (Britain’s proposed exit from the European Union) and its potential for enhancing UK-Saudi collaboration.

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First Workshop: How to Identify the Right Property Investment

23-03-2017

Property Investment & Development Workshop

In partnership with  Lifestyle Property London

The Arab British Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with Lifestyle Property London to introduce a series of Property Investment Workshops. These workshops will allow a support forum for those who are concerned in any way with property investments and developments.

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Business Roundtable on Tunisian Olive Oil

23-03-2017

The Arab British Chamber of Commerce hosted roundtable discussion on 23 March 2017, chaired by Dr Afnan Al-Shuaiby, Secretary General & CEO, with the aim of raising awareness within the UK of the opportunities for selling Tunisian olive oil in British supermarkets.  

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Qatar-Uk Business and Investment Forum

27-03-2017

The Arab British Chamber of Commerce was delighted to have partnered with the Qatari and UK governments in the successful delivery of the Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum, which took place at Grosvenor House Hotel, London, on 27 March. The conference saw the largest ever trade delegation from Qatar visiting London and was addressed by leading government ministers and business executives from Qatar and counterparts in the UK ensuring major media coverage.


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Networking Event

29-03-2017

The Arab British Chamber of Commerce held a successful networking social evening on Wednesday 29 March which attracted up to 200 business people and took place in the luxury setting of the Rembrandt Hotel at its Kensington location. Hosted by the hotel, one the Chamber’s corporate members, the occasion brought together representatives of ABCC member companies and other firms who had not yet joined the Chamber.

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Riyadh Chamber of Commerce Delegation in visit to London

18-04-2017

A delegation from the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce visited the headquarters of Arab-British Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday 18 April 2017. The delegation was received by Dr Afnan Al-Shuaiby, Secretary General & CEO of the ABCC. The Saudi delegation was headed by Mr Saud Al-Nefiee, Member of the Board of Directors of Riyadh Chamber and Head of Logistics and Transportation Division, who was accompanied by representatives of the Saudi Public Transport Authority and the Council of Saudi Chambers and Public Security from the Saudi Ministry of Interior.

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Roundtable Briefing on Tourism & Investment in Tunisia

26-04-2017

The Arab British Chamber of Commerce was pleased to organise a business briefing on investment and tourism in Tunisia on the afternoon of 26 April 2017. The discussion was opened by Rt Hon Baroness Symons, ABCC Chairman and chaired by Dr Afnan Al-Shuaiby, ABCC Secretary General & CEO. Keynote speaker, Mr Mohsen Marzouk, the Secretary General and Founder of Movement Machrou Touness (the Project for Tunisia), one of the country’s leading political parties, was in London to meet with UK government ministers and business leaders. The roundtable highlighted Tunisia’s role as a vital gateway to Africa where trade and investment were soaring.

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The book launch and signing ceremony of TIMELESS WISDOMS BY DR AMR KHALED

16-05-2017

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host the book launch and signing ceremony of Timeless Wisdoms, by Dr Amr Khaled, sponsored by Basma Alsulaiman.

Timeless Wisdoms, by Dr Amr Khaled presents the human judgments of the Qur'an, such as peace, coexistence, hope and creativity, and presents it to all people, regardless of their religion or race; to realize the meaning of "We will send you only mercy to the world". 


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The Oxford-GCC Business Conference

20-05-2017

The Oxford Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum, the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce, and the Said Business School had all partnered in delivering the Oxford-GCC Business Conference. The forum served as a forum for networking and knowledge sharing. Attended by scholars, practitioners, and policy experts, the panel discussions provided a wide range of views on key developments and factors impacting the GCC business environment through select themes.

 

2017 Panel Themes:

  • Private Sector Development in the GCC 
  • The Arts and the Creative Economy in the Gulf 
  • Women and the GCC Private Sector

  

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Opportunities in Dubai & Expo 2020 Dubai

03-10-2017

The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is delighted to be working with the Dubai FDI and The Corporate Group as it partners to deliver the Opportunities in Dubai Forum and Expo 2020 Dubai.   

This event aims to serve as a forum for networking, knowledge sharing and the investment opportunities that exist in the Dubai market across all the major sectors. We expect an attendance of key decision and policy makers with a panel discussion that will provide a wide range of views on key developments and factors impacting the Dubai business environment through selected themes. Moreover, this event will facilitate a platform for those looking to expand their business reach in Dubai or in fact those seeking to enter this lucrative market. 

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