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First Hand Update from the British Embassy in the UAE

Event Date: Thu, 15 Mar, 2018
Event Time: 08:00:00 to 10:00:00
Venue: Marasi Rooms, JBH Conference Centre
Location: Jumeriah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah St - Dubai

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Member Registrations: 105 AED
Non Members Fee: 262.5 AED

Registration is closed.

In the machinery of Government changes that followed the Brexit referendum the Department for International Trade (DIT) was created. Encompassing the work of what was formerly UKTI, of UK Export Finance, new work on Trade Policy, and other areas like the GREAT campaign, DIT is now charged with one of the most important tasks facing the UK Government; that of building up the UK’s trading relationships around the world for the period after the UK leaves the EU.

Come and hear a panel from the Embassy Chaired by HM Consul General Paul Fox and including leads for the region, investment and UKEF, discuss the work of DIT and what the Embassy DIT team is doing in the UAE, Dubai and Northern Emirates on 15 March at Jumeriah Beach Hotel.

There has been a lot of change, there is  higher ambition that the UK Government is now attaching to trade work, and you can hear firsthand what new support is being offered to UK business.


British Embassy Panellists

Alastair Long- Regional Director for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan, UK Department of International Trade

Sarah Taylor- Deputy Director, UK Department of International Trade

Mehdi Taher- Head of Investment, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Hannah Greenwood- International Export Finance Executive, UK Export Finance

Chaired and Moderated by HM Consul General Paul Fox


BBG Members are offered a discounted rate to attend this session. If your company is a BBG member and you are not a named member, please register by emailing booking@bbgdxb.com to benefit from the member rate. Named members should register online as usual.

Fee includes buffet breakfast (VAT inclusive)
Valet parking available
Dress: Business


This is a pre-pay event and your place will not be confirmed until payment is received. Cancellations will be accepted until 11.59am on Tuesday 13 March after when “no show fees” will apply.

The BBG Dubai and Northern Emirates is the region’s foremost business-to-business membership networking group – by members, for members – enabling like-minded professionals to further their business interests in the UAE and the wider region.

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