Dear CBC members and guests,

The UAE has announced the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) from 1 January 2018. The registration for VAT has opened on 1 October 2017.

Hence, the key question for business right is how to prepare and how long will it take my business to get ready? If you have not already started, NOW is the time for you to start preparing and analyzing in detail how VAT will impact your business.

Accordingly, don’t miss the opportunity to attend this event and register today for the VAT session.

Yann Mrazek, Managing Partner of M-HQ, will make a presentation and answer all your questions during a comprehensive 45-minute session on 17 October from 18.30 hrs to 21 hrs at the InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi (location). Following the presentation you are invited to book a one-on-one session and address your individual questions to Re/Think VAT experts.

Date: Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Time:  18.30 hrs to 21 hrs
Venue: InterContinental Hotel Abu Dhabi, Meeting Quarter 1


  • Entrepreneurs
  • Tax directors
  • Financial controllers / Head of Corporate Finance
  • Accounting heads/ managers
  • Legal and contract affairs professionals


  • Upon the completion of session you should be able to:
    – Understand the fundamentals of VAT; and
    – Understand the potential impact of VAT on business operations

Event Programme:

6.30-7.00pm – Guests registration – canapes and refreshments served

7.00-8.00pm – Presentation and Q&A

8.00-9.00pm – Networking – canapes and drinks served

Pre-payment Registration:
BC Members: FREE
Non-CBC members: AED 100
includes 2 drinks and pass around bites. 

To register your attendance, please email or call 02 626 8663.
Please note that space is limited and registrations will be accepted on a “first come, first serve” basis.