26th May, 2016
Opportunities in Kuwait
A business seminar to highlight investment opportunities in Kuwait took place at the Chamber on the afternoon of 26 May 2016.
Upwards of 80 delegates, drawn from the Chamber’s members and non-members, attended the event which saw a panel of expert speakers share their vast experience of doing business in Kuwait.
Mr Abdeslam El-Idrissi, Director of Trade Services, ABCC, opened the event by giving a brief overview of the Chamber, its strategic role in promoting Anglo-Arab commercial links and the services that assist both UK and Arab based companies.
The seminar touched on some central issues such as how Kuwait was looking beyond an oil based economy by developing entrepreneurialism and changing its laws on ownership rights.
A distinguished panel of experts consisted of Simon Williams, Director, UKTI, British Embassy, Kuwait, Martin Hall, CEO, Kuwait British Business Centre, Malcolm Crawford, Director of Operations, Capital Projects, Amec Foster Wheeler, Keith Lamborne, MBE, Export Director, ACO International and Julian Lynn, Export Finance Adviser, UK Export Finance.
Following the discussion, the seminar finished with a networking reception and refreshments.
The event was sponsored by the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) whose representatives Mr El-Idrissi warmly thanked on behalf of the Chamber.
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