Investment Workshop: Doing Business in UAE


Investment Workshop: Doing Business in UAE


Date: Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Time: 9am – 1pm (registration commences at 8.30am)

Venue: Singapore Business Federation – Seminar Rooms 2 & 3
             160 Robinson Road #06-01 SBF Center, Singapore 068914

Dress code: Business attire

Complimentary for members of UAE Singapore Business Council and                   
Singapore Business Federation

S$50 (inclusive of GST) for Non-members
Confirmation of your registration will be emailed to your company
upon receipt of full payment. Please note that the fee is not refundable in the instance of no-show.

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Registration closes on Friday, 30 November 2018.

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The UAE Singapore Business Council, together with its co-sponsors – the UAE Embassy in Singapore, Nexus Business Services and The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, and strategic partner Singapore Business Federation, is pleased to present an Investment Workshop on doing business in UAE. Join us for a half-day workshop to understand the economic and industry developments and investment opportunities in the UAE and hear first-hand the experiences and challenges of Singapore companies that have ventured successfully into the UAE.


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Opening Remarks by Singapore Business Federation

Welcome Remarks by His Excellency Dr Mohamed Omar Abdulla Balfaqeeh, UAE Ambassador to Singapore



Presentation on UAE Economy by Ms Khatija Haque, Head of MENA Research, Emirates NBD Bank



Presentation on Investment Structures and Considerations by Ms Souad Al Hosani, President and Founder, Nexus Business Services



Presentation on UAE Renewable Energy Programme by Ms Aysha Alaydaroos, Manager, Business Support - Clean Energy, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar)



Panel Discussion with the Presenters

  • Moderated by Mr Clarence Singam-Zhou, CEO, Asia, First Abu Dhabi Bank



Coffee Break and Networking



Presentation on Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Services to Singapore Companies



Presentation on Halal Food & Beverage Sector by Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA)



Presentation on Digital Economy by Mr Mattia Tomba, Senior Research Fellow, Middle East Institute



Panel Discussion with the Presenters

  • Moderated by Mr Lee Soon Kiat, Director, Government Relations, GlobalFoundries Singapore Pte Ltd



Panel Discussion on the Experience of Singapore Companies in UAE

  • DP Architects Pte Ltd [Ms May Chan, Director]


  • Indoguna Productions FZCO [Ms Helene Raudaschl, Founder and Chairman]


  • Surbana Jurong Private Limited [Mr Wong Heang Fine, Group CEO]


  • The Private Office of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum & SEED Group [Mr Hisham Al Gurg, CEO]


  • Moderated by Dr Brian Shegar



Concluding Remarks from Chairman of Workshop



Lunch and Networking


Programme is correct at the point of print/publication and may be subject to changes.

12/5/2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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