Mr. Faisal Al-Amro, Saudi National and Niels Krabbe who has been working in KSA since 2017 will talk about how to enter the KSA market, do’s and dont’s and give an update on the current business situation in KSA.
Location: Zabeel House, The Greens
Read more and register here
How did missing having deep and meaningful conversations with the husband lead to a revolutionizing concept, which has already been implemented in thousands of homes, schools and businesses worldwide? How did this little, innovative box become such a powerful communication and development tool for so many employees, leaders and teams within some of the biggest organisations in Norway? And how did it result in the creative, Norwegian founder travelling all the way to Dubai to work proactively with UAE authorities and institutions to bring it all to the next level.
Join NBC and Innovation Norway for a fun, engaging and interactive breakfast «TalkShop" with FuelBox-Founder and CEO Berta Lende Røed who will share her story and advice around how we can all proactively use curiosity and effective communication to build trust, increase commitment and significantly enhance performance within teams.
Location: Media Rotana Hotel, Tecom
Nordic Business Council Members: Free admission
Non-Members: AED 90
Please register by Thursday, June 20th by email email@example.com
This months Sundowner will be in cooperation with Para-triathlete Sebastian Engwald: Ironman finisher, World Cup podium conqueror and Paralympics chaser. Sebastian will share his journey with us; from how he lost part of his leg in a terrible boat-accident, his recovery and his incredible journey that's brought him to where he is today -and how this is only the beginning!
Date: Wednesday 29th of May
6.30 pm - 7 pm: Registration and canapes
7 pm - 7.30 pm: Presentation by Sebastian Engwald
7.30 pm - 7.45 pm: Q & A
7.45 pm - 9 pm: Networking
Non-members: AED 50
We would like to welcome you to join our Iftar at Caesars Palace/Bacchanal Restaurant on the 28th of May, starting from sunset until 8.30pm. Price 250AED/person.
Bring your family and come and meet new and old friends from the Finnish Business Community!
Advance payments required. Please register by 14th of May to firstname.lastname@example.org, payments by 21st of May. Limited seats available!
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has launched the In-Country Value (ICV) program, aimed at increasing the company’s ICV contribution and strengthening its relationship with the UAE’s private sector and to encourage suppliers of goods and services to include higher Emirates content.
This procurement-led initiative aims to boost ADNOC’s ICV contribution by focusing on local supplier selection, development of UAE Nationals, and the localization of critical functionalities. The ICV certification is of high importance for suppliers and investors planning to engage in business with ADNOC.
ADNOC has appointed MB Group as an independent certification body to evaluate and provide ICV certification.
Together with the MB Group we would like to invite you to our seminar on 27th May at Taj Hotel, Downtown, Business Bay, Dubai to discuss the below points:
1. ICV Evaluation & Certification
2. ICV Improvement Plan and Monitoring
3. Advisory on Entry strategy into UAE aligned with ICV program
We have the honour to welcome Mr. Hamad S. Belmahaina from the ADNOC's ICV leadership team.
To ensure your organization is prepared for ICV, the MB Group team can evaluate your organization’s ICV score and provide innovative solutions to help improve your score.
Sign up by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Last day to register is 26th of May.
Breakfast buffet will be served from 8:30am to 12:00am.
We welcome all corporate and private members to participate in our Annual General Meeting. We also warmly welcome new board members to join our team, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to register.
6pm Registration and refreshments
6.15pm Presentation and tour of My Office facilities
6.30pm - 8.30pm Annual General Meeting
Free parking available. Google Maps
Come and support FBC Lions team in the Amateur series during the following timings:
Thursday 11.4. 10:00am
Friday 12.4. at 8:00am and 12:00pm
Saturday 13.4. at 11:00am/12:00pm, finals at 7:00pm.
Series A team from Finland are playing during the following timings:
Thursday 11.4. at 9:00am and 12:00pm
Friday 12.4. at 3pm, Semifinals at 8:00pm/9:00pm
Finals Saturday 13.4. ay 6:00pm
The Nordic Open Golf, which last year welcomed 50 players to the shotgun start, will return to the beautiful Els Club in Dubai. The game is followed by the Awards Dinner, where we guarantee fabulous prizes, good food, great company and exciting networking opportunities!
Come for the game and stay for dinner, or join us for the awards dinner only. And please, bring colleagues and friends to share this festive day and evening. There will be a raffle with the chance to win a return ticket to Scandinavia with Emirates. Read More
8 am to 9 am
Dado Van Peteghem, co-CEO of Duval Union Consulting will inspire, educate and activate the audience on digital transformation.
9 am to 9:30 am
Dina Sidani, Head of the Greenhouse will introduce the Greenhouse and share her experience with Corporate Venturing.
9:30 am to 10 am
Questions and answers.
The moderator of the presentation will be Henrik Baerentsen, Director of Corporate Venturing at Duval Union Consulting
Location: the The Greenhouse in D3.
50 AED for members 100 AED for non members (includes breakfast). Payment by cash only.
Register to email@example.com by 17 March
Free parking available. Google Maps
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will take place from 14 – 21 March and will be the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world.
It will be the most unified World Games in the 50-year history of Special Olympics! People with intellectual disabilities will be involved in all facets of the Games, which will see the UAE hosting more than 7,500 athletes and 3,000 coaches from more than 190 nations.
FBC are proud sponsors of the Finnish Athletes and will be organising a family day around this big event on March the 18th. Stay tuned for more information soon!
This is a members only event. Registrations must be received the 25th February to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that space is limited. Onsite registrations will not be accepted.
The theme for this Nordic Sundowner will be education with Olli-Pekka Heinonen, Director General in the Finnish National Agency of Education as speaker.
Location: Radisson Blue, Waterfront Dubai
Free to all Nordic members, 50 AED for others. Register to email@example.com by 21st of February. Sponsored by Education House Finland.
The first Business Breakfast of the season is one not to miss! Listen to cutting edge analysis of the regions geopolitics by Robin Mills, CEO at Qamar Energy. Mr. Mills has broad and deep commercial, economic and technical experience in the upstream oil & gas business. He is also an expert in petroleum fiscal systems, risk analysis. He is author of The Myth of the Oil Crisis and Capturing Carbon and energy columnist at The National.
Date and time: 13 January 8am-10am
Location: Media One Hotel 7th floor, Dubai Media City
Price: Members 50 AED non members 100 AED
Register to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10th of January
The FBC Christmas Party will be held following the Golf Tournament in December. Finnish inspired food, live music and lot's of fun guaranteed!
FBC Members 200 AED
Non Members 250 AED
Beverage packages can be bought from the Els Club, prices starting 135AED.
Registrations to email@example.com before November 30.
The annual FBC Golf Tournament which is open to all Nordic golfers, will be held at the Els Club in December, tee off at noon. Will you be our 2018 Golf Champion?
FBC Members 450 AED
Non Members 545 AED
Registrations to firstname.lastname@example.org before November 30. Limited spots available!
Over the past twelve months, both Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) launched Foundation Regimes.
Foundations regime provides a strategic platform for financial planning and structuring, serving as an alternative to trusts and corporate vehicles.
The introduction of foundations is a real game changer for whoever holds directly shares or real estate in the UAE.
Accordingly, don’t miss the opportunity to attend this free event and register today. Yann Mrazek, Managing Partner at M/HQ will hold a comprehensive 45-minute session and answer all your questions.
Venue: the Capital Club DIFC.
Please send your registerations to email@example.com
By attending the workshop participants will learn:
What is a foundation, what are its key features and operating mechanisms
What are the differences and similarities between both UAE regimes?
How Entrepreneurs and Investors can use foundations in practice to benefit their business
Please note we do have limited space available and that this is a free MEMBERS ONLY event. A light breakfast and beverages will be served.
Organised together with the Swiss Business Council.
06.30 pm: Networking
07.00 pm: Talk by Adventurer & Mountaineer, Mogens Jensen
07.45 pm: Drinks & Mingling with the Nordic business community
10.00 pm: End of event
Hosted by the Norwegian Business Council. For questions and to register please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Venue: Westin Mina Seyahi
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants and the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK) together with the Austrian Business Council and the British Business Group cordially invite you to the upcoming seminar on “Implications of Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add Programe”
Venue: Raffles Hotel Dubai