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At the invitation of Dalma Capital I had the fun experience of attending the ringing of the opening bell (…more like a ‘dong’) for Manrre at Nasdaq Dubai. At the same time I learned a lot about the exchange. Some key highlights: Nasdaq Dubai is the international financial exchange in the Middle East. The exchange … More Ringing of the opening bell at Nasdaq Dubai
At Arab Health, one of the world’s largest medical conferences, held in Dubai. I have been told that more than 55,000 healthcare and trade professionals and 4,250 exhibiting companies from over 64 countries are participating this year.
Great forum for stimulating discussion and connecting to like minded people. Good summary in Barrons on Davos and the 13 ESG trends to watch in 2020: https://www.barrons.com/articles/13-esg-investing-trends-to-watch-for-in-2020-51580385602
Looking forward to attending Davos’ World Economic Forum later this month, 20-24th of January. Send me a private message to arrange to meet up. https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2020
Effective 27 September 2019, the Saudi Arabian (KSA) Government formally opened its doors to tourists from all over the world. I left it one month, for any issues to be ironed out, and then tested the new online Saudi tourist visa, using http://www.ivisa.com. On their website it says they are recommended by the BBC. That … More The new online Saudi tourist visa
Theme this year : ”Investing in the City of the Future”. News: To boost FDI, Dubai announced virtual commercial licences that allow investors to establish commercial operations without the need to set up a base in Dubai. Investors can obtain a virtual commercial license from anywhere in the world, including opening bank accounts and securing … More Dubai Investment Week 2019
I attended Ernst & Young’s workshop at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Al Garhoud in Dubai last week on Integrated Reporting, an Executive Briefing. It was extremely informative and worthwhile. The primary goal for me was to increase my understanding of Integrated Thinking and Integrated Reporting (ESG) for long term value creation by companies for … More Ernst & Young’s workshop in Dubai: Integrated Thinking and Integrated Reporting (ESG) for Integrated Investor Questioning
Below a comprehensive list of Business Councils, provided by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (www.dubaichamber.com/who-we-are/about-dubai-chamber) was established in 1965. It’s a non-profit public organization whose mission is to represent, support and protect the interests of the business community in Dubai. It does so by creating a favorable environment; … More List of Business Councils published by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
This week I attended Dubai Investment Week, under the Patronage His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and in the presence of the Deputy Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The mood was very upbeat ! Foreign direct investment (FDI) flows … More Dubai FDI: a great source of information and support for foreign businesses looking to invest in Dubai