1st 2018 ABCC Networking Event
The ABCC held the first of a regular series of social events throughout the year providing attendees with a unique space for social networking and informal discussions. The Networking event was designed to enable representatives of member and non-member companies to meet together in an informal gathering to enjoy the hospitality of the Chamber and to share ideas about business projects and market opportunities.
2nd 2018 Networking Event
After the success of our 1st 2018 Networking Event, the Arab British Chamber of Commerce held the 2nd Networking Event of this year. It was another great opportunity to interact and network with ABCC members, stakeholders and friends from the Arab-British business community in a pleasant and informal environment.
Doing Business in the Middle East
The Arab British Chamber of Commerce, represented by Mr Abdeslam El-Idrissi, Director of Trade Services and Acting General Manager, participated in this International Business Expo held in Accrington, Lancashire on 6th September and organised by East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, one of the ABCC’s agent chambers.
Opportunity Arabia – Oil and Beyond Conference
Pathfinder Trade and Invest in partnership with the ABCC held a conference on Saudi Wednesday 19th September in London. The conference focused on the current developments and opportunities taking place in the Kingdom and brought together leaders and experts in both business and government to share their insights and offered invaluable advice on how best to succeed in the Saudi market.
BRIEFING ON BREXIT & FTAs
The Arab British Chamber of Commerce hosted a briefing on Brexit and its implications for UK-Arab trade on the afternoon of 27th September 2018. The successful Briefing on Brexit and FTAs held at the ABCC’s premises was attended by Arab ambassadors, Arab commercial attaches, ABCC Board members, senior executives, officials, policy makers, journalists and representatives of ABCC member companies.
Arab Irish Business Forum 2018
The ABCC is proud to support the Arab-Irish Business Forum, a must-attend event for companies already doing business in the Middle East and other Arab markets, or those considering opportunities there. The Forum will give delegates an opportunity, not only to hear from the experts, but also to engage in dialogue with them and to network with like-minded executives from both Ireland and the Arab World.
Tunisian Agri-Food Trade Mission & Exhibition
The ABCC was pleased to host a trade mission of business executives and officials from the Tunisian agri-foods sector on 11th October in cooperation with the Tunisian Embassy. Members of the trade mission were visiting London to explore the potential consumer demand for their produce and to meet buyers who would be able to help distribute Tunisian-made products in the British market.
2nd Italian Arab Business Forum
The Italian Arab Business Forum is an excellent platform to foster deeper and stronger business relations. At this year’s forum there will be a special focus on the UAE Market and a session on Women’s Empowerment: an Economic Booster.
The programme will include panel discussions on: Innovation and Digital Transformation; Connecting the World: Logistics and Infrastructures: the Food Industry: Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security.
BCC International Trade Summit
The BCC International Trade Summit 2018 will give delegates practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow their business and begin the next step of their export journey. Whatever stage of the export journey you are at, the BCC’s International Trade Summit is the event that will help you take your business to the next level.
ABCC Event - Commercial Attaché's Meeting
The Chamber hosted a meeting with the Commercial Attachés from the Arab Embassies in London on Tuesday 23rd October with the aim of discussing topics of mutual concern relating to bilateral trade and investment. In attendance were commercial attaches and consular officials from the Arab Embassies in London.
Business Opportunities in the UAE
This event aims to serve as a conference of networking, knowledge sharing and the investment opportunities that exist in the UAE 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 UAE business environment through selected themes. Moreover, this event will facilitate a platform for those looking to expand their business reach in the UAE or in fact those seeking to enter this lucrative market. The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce is delighted to work in partnership with The Corporate Group and their partners to deliver the Business Opportunities in the UAE, with the kind support of the UAE embassy in the UK.
ABCC Event - Ambassadorial Round Table - Arab League Ambassador
On 30th October 2018, the Arab British Chamber of Commerce was pleased to host His Excellency Mr Ibrahim F Mohieldeen, Ambassador for the League of Arab States in London. The occasion was an ambassadorial roundtable which provided an opportunity for UK businesses to hear the Arab League’s perspective on the enormous untapped potential for strengthening cooperation between the UK and the Arab World.
We are delighted to announce a newly formed partnership between The Arab British Chamber of Commerce and Going Global Live: The UK’s number 1 Expo for taking your business overseas and expanding internationally. The show will be held in the London ExCel on the 14th & 15th of November and we would like you to take part of it. The Tickets are FREE and you can register here.
Packed with leading experts, over 80 educationally-rich seminars, unlimited 1-2-1 networking opportunities, interactive masterclasses and more than 60 of the world’s most innovative exhibitors; this is THE show to help your business trade in the world’s most lucrative cities, countries, and regions.
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Company Mission to the UAE
In partnership with the ABCC, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be running a company mission to Dubai during 26 – 30 November 2018. The mission will include a brokerage event organised by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce as well as meetings with key organisations in Dubai organised by the British Centres for Business. The mission provides the perfect opportunity for UK companies looking to work in Dubai and the UAE, giving unrivalled access for organisations seeking to develop links and connections in this regional market centre.
ABCC Event - Ambassadorial Round Table - Moroccan Ambassador
The Arab British Chamber of Commerce hosted an ambassadorial roundtable on 28th November to enable a discussion on the potential investment and trading opportunities in the Kingdom of Morocco. The roundtable, which was addressed by His Excellency Mr Abdesselam Aboudrar, Ambassador for the Kingdom of Morocco, attracted an audience of senior business executives from different industries who were interested in the Moroccan market.
ABCC Event - Opportunities in Bahrain
On Thursday 29th November 2019 the Arab British Chamber of Commerce held a business seminar to focus on Opportunities in Bahrain. The event, held in the auditorium at the Chamber, attracted upwards of a hundred business executives and investors keen to learn more about the latest opportunities for doing business in Bahrain and looking to export their goods and services to this small but lucrative Gulf market. The Kingdom of Bahrain is a strategic hub offering access to a $1.5 trillion market in the Gulf.
The Society's annual Ghazi al Gosaibi Memorial Lecture - Saudi British Society
ABCC ANNUAL WINTER RECEPTION
The Arab British Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Winter Reception on the evening of Tuesday 11th December 2018.
The reception took place at the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel in the presence of Arab Ambassadors and dignitaries, diplomats, ABCC Board members, senior business executives and friends of the ABCC.
The ABCC will be hosting a special exhibition organised by the Palestinian Mission to the UK and the Association of the Palestinian Community in the UK. Traditional products such as handicrafts, textiles, jewellery, dates and spices, artwork, paintings, ceramics and organic olive oil will be displayed. Palestinian products always very popular will provide a rich and colourful backdrop to the event.