Upcoming Events

    • 29 August 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi

    Join our Joint Business Group Speed Networking with several other business groups in Abu Dhabi on 29 August 2018. 

    Speed Networking is an efficient, face-to-face professional networking model that enables participants to make lots of new contacts through one-on-one focused conversation lasting just two minutes. 

    Participating Business Groups:

    • BENELUX Business Council Abu Dhabi
    • British Business Group Abu Dhabi
    • Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi
    • French Business Council Abu Dhabi
    • Pakistan Professional Business Council Abu Dhabi
    • 10 September 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Rosewood Hotel, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi

    Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi and several other Abu Dhabi Business Groups for an informative session regarding economic update and regional insight.

    Presentation Topics:    

    • Overview of key macroeconomic themes ( US interest rates, Brexit, global trade tensions)
    • Economic outlook for Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the Middle East
    • Oil – where do we stand in terms of OPEC agreement and outlook for prices 

    Key note-speaker:

    • Chavan Bhogaita – Managing Director & Head of FAB Market Insight Strategy & his team below
    • Kevin Taylor, Group Treasure and Head of Investment ADCB
    • Rick Dallas, Managing Director of Private Equity Gulf Capital
    • Mustafa G Kheriba, Chief Operating Officer at Abu Dhabi Financial Group, Members Board of Directors at GFH,Shuaa and KHCB 
    Participating Business Groups:
    • AmCham Abu Dhabi
    • Austrian Business Council
    • British Business Group
    • BENELUX Business Council
    • Canadian Business Council
    • French Business Group
    • Indian Business Professional Group
    • Italian Business Council
    • Pakistan Business Professional Council
    • 18 September 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBC

    Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi to welcome the new business year, in the presence of the H.E. Masud Husain, Ambassador of Canada to the UAE.

    The CBC Board of Directors will be announcing the 2018/2019 strategic plans and events planner which promises pinnacle opportunities for all.

    Please feel free to invite your colleagues and associates, and be sure to bring a pocket full of business cards!

    Ticket Prices:

    CBC members: FREE

    Non-CBC members: AED 100

    *Prices are inclusive of VAT and drinks and canapes.

    • 24 September 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • ADGM Auditorium, Al Maryah Island

    Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in partnership with M/HQ and the Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi and several other business groups, are delighted to inform you that they will be hosting an event on the new foundations regime and other legacy planning/asset protection tools available in the UAE.

    In August 2017, ADGM launched the first of its kind Foundation regime in the Middle East, in support of more effective structures for wealth preservation and wealth management.

    The ADGM Foundations regime provides a strategic platform for financial planning and structuring, serving as an alternative to trusts and corporate vehicles.

    The introduction of foundations is a game changer for whoever holds directly shares or real estate in the UAE.

    Get a clear understanding on what a foundation is, its key features, its benefits, as well as its compatibility with other legacy planning tools, whether domestic or foreign.

    Yann Mrazek, Managing Partner at M/HQ will hold a presentation and answer all your questions during a comprehensive workshop followed by a networking reception.

    Make sure to already pen down this date in your agenda!

    • 12 October 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • TBC

    The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi will host the Thanksgiving Brunch 2018, our annual fall season gathering for our members and their families as well as friends and affiliates of the CBC. Celebrations include traditional Canadian Thanksgiving Turkey and all the trimmings. An exceptional experience for adults and kids, great entertainment, games and prizes.

    Sponsorship packages are available. Early bird offer for CBC platinum and gold members. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Awais Chughtai at members@cbcabudhabi.com 

    • 16 October 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 17 October 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre ADNEC

    To register for International Franchise Conference and Exhibition 2018, please go to  http://www.ife-ad.com/visiting/visitor-registration-form/

    “The 6th edition of the International Franchise Exhibition (IFE) is an opportunity for local and international companies to expose their brand to the booming UAE economy and expand their business in the Middle East.

    The exhibition will have participants from local and international companies specialized in a variety of fields such as tourism, hospitality, trade, health, education, food & beverage and retail, joined by franchise societies, associations and experts from various countries around the world, including UAE.

    Franchising is an aggressively competitive industry and also a key business tool for investors and entrepreneurs. The UAE experienced its healthiest economy since its foundation and has taken steps to keep growing in the future. Globally recognized brands established their position in the market and homegrown businesses ventured into new markets abroad.

    To know more about IFE 2018, please click here.  

    Interested in showcasing your company at IFE 2018? Please click here to learn more. 

    CBC members get the following discounts:

    • 33% discount when you avail the Shell scheme stand 9 SQM x USD 100 = USD 900.
    • 45% discount when you avail the Space Only - 18 SQM x USD 125 = USD 2,250

    Please contact the following to book your stand! 


    Event Sales Coordinator

    ONE CMG FZ LLC (Formerly Turret Media)

    t: +971 2 234 8408  m: +971 55 44 87886

    e:  c.raichel@onecmg.com

    • 01 November 2018
    • 03 November 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre ADNEC

    To register for International Real Estate and Investment Show 2018, please go to www.realestateshow.ae

    IREIS 2018 Overview

    Welcome to the annual International Real Estate and Investment Show 2018, (IREIS 2018), the only real estate event in Abu Dhabi, specialized to target the investors and consumers rather than trade visitors. IREIS 2018 will provide consumers from around the world with best options for investment and leading insight into the market trends.

    This 3 day exhibition will offer you a snapshot of International property market as a whole. With more than 300 projects from 100+ exhibitors will help you to look at a wide spectrum of properties available, different investment options, financing sources, consultations and sorting out legal queries, all under one roof.

    • To know more about IREIS 2018, please click here to view and download the brochure.  
    • Interested in showcasing your company at IREIS 2018? Please click here to learn more. 
    • Opportunity to speak at the conference to present Canada with the topic  “Business and Investment Opportunities in Canada". Please contact Awais Chughtai at members@cbcabudhabi.com 
    • 13 November 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TBC

    The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada in the UAE will be holding an ADIPEC Networking Reception for the companies participating at the ADIPEC in November 13, 2018.  

    Sponsorship packages are available. 

    Early bird offer for CBC platinum and gold members. 

    To learn more, please contact Awais Chughtai at members@cbcabudhabi.com

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