Update from the Arab World and Expo 2020

  • 22 April 2020
  • 18:00 - 19:00
  • Webinar


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Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Canada-Arab Business Council (CABC) and CBC Dubai.

This webinar will provide current update on doing business in the Arab World and Expo 2020 Dubai in the aftermath of the global outbreak of COVID-19.

  • What's happening in the Arab world with COVID-19 and its impact on Expo?
  • What does postponing Expo to 2021 mean for Canada and other countries’ participation? Will the global pandemic change the nature of the discussion?
  • Apart from Expo 2020, how are Canadians and Canadian businesses in the region coping with the current situation?

Moderator: Scott Jolliffe, CABC Chair


  • • André Frenette, Director General of Canada@Expo 2020
  • • Jody Becker, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, EllisDon
  • • Phillip Jones, Managing Director MENA, B+H Architects, and Chairman of the Canada Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates
  • CBC members: Complimentary