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Past Events

Mon, 04 Apr, 2016

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Talking Toolbox – how to engage your audience’s attention when speaking in public.

Jeremy Nicholas is on a mission to make the world’s speakers more engaging and entertaining. Jeremy uses skills learnt as a broadcaster, a journalist and a comedian to make his sessions highly informative…as well as great fun.

Mon, 28 Mar, 2016

Al Abraj Street, Business Bay, near Blue Bay Tower

Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship: Has the Post-Capitalist Era Arrived?

Socio-economic commentators are already talking about the post-capitalism era. Social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility programmes are changing our world for the better and on March 28th, members and their guests are invited to an inspiring & life changing breakfast event to learn how.

Mon, 21 Mar, 2016

Sheraton Dubai Creek

Morning Networking at Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo

Following the successful launch of our breakfast networking, the BBG is pleased to invite you to join us at Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo located at the Sheraton Creek on Baniyas Street. With unparalleled views of the Creek and Dubai skyline, members and guests will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the venue to network and build business relationships.

Thu, 17 Mar, 2016

Al Garhoud

MEMBERS ONLY: Emirates’ Nujoum Training Day

BBG is pleased to invite our members to Nujoum at the Emirates Training College, building A (aircraft-shaped building) for an exciting and unique experience that will take you to a journey introducing you to the Emirates’ service delivery philosophy. Throughout the training, you will be taking part in a number of energetic and fun activities

Thu, 03 Mar, 2016


Building Networks of Influence: The Significance of Culture and Gender

Come along and find out: Why you and your organisation should be interested in these issues of management, cultures and genders; How you can develop networking skills amongst all employees; What are the benefits for men, women and the organisation when networking works; Contemporary examples of effective practice in networking

Tue, 09 Feb, 2016

The Walk

The Business Case for Diversity

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announced the inauguration of the UAE Gender Balance Council to ensure UAE government practices & policies align to meet benchmarks set by the Global Gender Balance Index. Find out what this means for your business, what gender balance conversation is actually about, how balanced is your executive team, etc

Mon, 01 Feb, 2016

Sheikh Zayed Road

Boost Your EQ

This workshop will introduce the principles of sound evidence-based applied behavioural psychology to members and their guests. Members and guests will learn how to identify these as well as developing their ability to accurately spot the micro-expressions of emotion that are so rapid that they can’t be faked, immediately boosting your EQ skills!

Tue, 26 Jan, 2016


How to access High Performing UK Residential Property

This free-for-members seminar will offer insights into the UK’s buy to let market, where the key ‘hotspots’ are and the how to enter into an ever changing and increasing competitive marketplace. It will be packed with practical tips from Michelle Grant, sharing investment know-how and ‘top-tips’.

Sun, 24 Jan, 2016

Sheikh Zayed Road

BBG Dinner with the Rt Hon Lord Mayor of the City of London, Jeffrey Mountevans

BBG welcomes the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Jeffrey Mountevans to its first Signature Dinner of the year. Members and their guests are invited to join Alderman Mountevans at Sheraton Grand Hotel to hear how he will approach his year in office and his thoughts on the UK and in particular, London’s economic landscape.

Tue, 12 Jan, 2016

Business Bay

Effective Communications

We are delighted to host a Joint Business Through Learning and Women in Business breakfast on ‘Effective Communication’ covering the following topics: Understanding your audience; Structuring your communication; Delivering to different audiences; Body language; Managing stress; Listening & feedback.