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Join AmCham Abu Dhabi, the British Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi, the Canadian Business Council of Abu Dhabi, and other multinational business groups in the Partnership Summit: Elevating Business Collaboration in Abu Dhabi. This collaborative event brings together key industry and government leaders from across Abu Dhabi and the UAE's diverse commercial landscape. An array of influential leaders from diverse international business councils will convene, representing a broad spectrum of backgrounds and spanning across global regions.

Designed with a focus on fostering collaboration, the summit aims to facilitate open discussions on business opportunities and challenges within the broader context of Abu Dhabi's economic landscape. Delegates will engage in insightful conversations to identify concerns, explore solutions, and pave the way for long-term sustainability and success aligned with the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 and Vision 2071.

Notably, this gathering will feature distinguished speakers from the Ministry of Economy (MoE), Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), and the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI).

The event's diverse participation, including esteemed multinational business groups such as the Australian Business Group Abu Dhabi, BeNeLux Business Council Abu Dhabi, CCI France UAE, Indian Business & Professional Council Abu Dhabi, International Business Women's Group (IBWG) Abu Dhabi, Pakistan Business Professional Council Abu Dhabi, Philippines Business Council Abu Dhabi, Spanish Business Council, and Swiss Business Council, underscores the significance of multilateral engagement and partnership in driving sustained economic growth in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. This collaborative effort fosters a comprehensive exchange of ideas, aligning with the summit's goal of fortifying the economic landscape through diverse perspectives and collective strategies.

Event Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
  • Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Venue: Yas Marina Conference Center, Yas Island - Abu Dhabi
  • Cost: AED 1,100* for Members; AED 1,600* for Non-Members

*Prices are inclusive of 5% VAT. The fee is non-refundable.

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Feb 21, 2024

09:30 - 16:00 GMT+4

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Yas Conference Center, Yas Island
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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  • 09:00 - 10:00Registration, Welcome Coffee & Networking
    10:00 - 10:10Ballroom doors open for attendee seating
    10:10 - 10:15Welcome & Housekeeping Remarks
    10:15 - 10:20AmCham Abu Dhabi Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
    10:20 - 10:30Introductions by EmCee
    10:30 - 10:40Keynote Remarks by H.E. Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri Cabinet Member & UAE Minister of Economy

    H.E. Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri

    Cabinet Member & UAE Minister of Economy at Ministry of Economy

    10:40 - 10:50Keynote Remarks by H.E. Hareb Al Mheiri, Executive Director, Abu Dhabi Residents Office, Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development
    10:50 - 11:40Ambassadors Panel – U.S.A., Canada & U.K.
    Moderated by Dr. T. B. (Mac) McClelland, Jr., Chairman
    President and CEO, Center House Ltd.
    11:40 - 12:00Trade & the Future by Dr. Noah Radford, Managing Partner at EMIR & Chief Futurist
    12:00 - 12:10Main Plenary Summary Remarks by H.E. Ahmed Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    12:10 - 12:40Lunch Networking Break
    12:40 - 13:45Panel 1: The “True Hollywood Story” of Thriving in Abu Dhabi
    Howden, PAL Aerospace and Oracle
    Each Company representative will provide storytelling of its journey, from set-up, partnership with enablers, and resulting successes
    Moderated by Nick Cochrane-Dyet MBE, Chair, British Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi
    13:45 - 14:55Panel 2: Abu Dhabi's Economic Empowerment
    Moderated by Kim Schofield, Chairwoman, AmCham Abu Dhabi
    14:55 - 15:00Main session wrap-up remarks by Dhia Hussein, Chairperson, Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi
    15:00 - 16:30Industry Breakouts - concurrent breakouts (choose 1 to attend)
    Breakout 1: Energy Transition: Decarbonization and Carbon Capture (France/Spain)
    Breakout 2: Abu Dhabi Business Landscape Setup/Corporate Tax (Pakistan, India)
    Breakout 3: Tourism/Culture/Heritage (Philippines/IBWG)
    16:30 - 18:30Networking Reception


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