Monthly Network Event: Doing business in the Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia

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Date(s) - 04/03/2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Address Dubai Marina


Dubai is well known as the regional hub for businesses across the GCC and as a business council we would like to assist the companies based here by organizing events about doing business in the region. After successfully organizing events on Iraq, Pakistan, and Oman we are pleased to announce that the Netherlands Business Council in collaboration with the Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Dubai are organizing an event on doing business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The event will take place on March 4th, at the Address Hotel Dubai Marina from 19.30 till 21.00.

KSA is a dynamic market for many companies, especially given its size and the recent developments. Due to the changes currently taking place it is a particularly interesting moment in time to discuss the possibilities but also challenges of working in KSA.

To tell us more on the subject, we are fortunate to welcome the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Saudi Arabia, H.E. Joost Reintjes, to our event. He will be joined by two Dutch companies, Philips Lighting Middle East & Turkey and IPS Powerful People, they will be presenting their views on doing business in KSA as well as answering your questions.

 Agenda, 04 March 2018

19.00   Registration

19.30   Opening and welcome notes by Ms. Stefanie Schachtschabel (Chairman NBC)

19.45   Doing Business in Saudi Arabia

19.50   Keynote Speech by H.E. Joost Reintjes

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Saudi Arabia

20.00   Keynote Speech by Ms. Anissa Abbou

Head of Professional Specification Middle East & Turkey at Philips Lighting

20.10   Keynote Speech by Mrs. Melike Durmaz

Business Manager Middle East & Asia at iPS Company (Powerful People)

20.20   Panel discussion

20.50   Closing and Networking drinks at Shades (4th floor)

The Address Dubai Marina, Errai Meeting Room, level 2 – Valet Parking free for guest.

Free for members including 2 drink vouchers and snacks (i.a. Dutch bitterballen).

1st time introduction: free of charge when introduced by NBC member. Guest and NBC member are together eligible for three free drinks;
2nd time introduction: guest will be charged AED 200 and will be eligible for two free drinks;
3rd time introduction: guest only allowed attending event under the condition of becoming a member.

Registration Mandatory
Registration for each event is mandatory. Members can register by clicking here: on the bottom of the event page you can find the registration button. Non-Members can register by sending an email to Cancellation policy: maximum 24 hours before the event. A no show will cost the NBC 200 AED per person.

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