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The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Committed to expanding trade and commercial opportunities between the U.S. and U.A.E. ® Launched in May 2007, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council was inaugurated by His Highness, Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness, Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abudullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and is comprised of nearly 150 members from a broad range of U.S.

and U.A.E. commercial sectors. The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is a nonprofit business advocacy organization solely committed to the advancement of the trade and commercial relationship between the United States and the United Arab Emirates. Business Council provides its diverse membership unparalleled access to senior decision makers in business and government in the U.A.E. and in the U.S. The B

and U.A.E. commercial sectors. The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is a nonprofit business advocacy organization solely committed to the advancement of the trade and commercial relationship between the United States and the United Arab Emirates. Business Council provides its diverse membership unparalleled access to senior decision makers in business and government in the U.A.E. and in the U.S. The B

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U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché Pete Mehravari Details U.A.E.'s Embrace of IP Protections at a working lunch hosted b...
04/21/2022
U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché Details U.A.E.'s Embrace of IP Protections - The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché Pete Mehravari Details U.A.E.'s Embrace of IP Protections at a working lunch hosted by the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council yesterday. The U.S. Commerce Department’s #IntellectualProperty Attaché for the MENA Region, Peter Mehravari, underscored the incredible progress the U.A.E. has continued to make in protecting intellectual property nearly one year following the nation's removal from the #USTR's Special #301Report Watch List. Peter lauded in particular the #UAE's recent initiatives with regard to pharmaceutical IP protections, the crackdown on counterfeit goods, and improving licensing of music.
More about the event in this link:
https://usuaebusiness.org/events/in-conversation-with-u-s-intellectual-property-attache-mehravari/

April 20, 2022 At a working lunch hosted by the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council on 20 April 2022, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Intellectual Property Attaché for the MENA Region, Peter Mehravari, underscored the incredible progress the U.A.E. has continued to make in protecting intellectual prope...

Leadership from U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council members featured prominently in the first-ever ranking of the Forbes Top 50...
04/12/2022

Leadership from U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council members featured prominently in the first-ever ranking of the Forbes Top 50 Healthcare Leaders in the MENA region. Shaista Asif from ADQ subsidiary Pure Health, Alaa Adel from Cerner Corporation, Ehab Zawaideh from GE Healthcare , Ashraf Malek from Merck, Hasan Jasem Al Nowais from Mubadala Health, Patrick Van Der Loo from Pfizer, and Ayman Mokhtar from Viatris all made the list. Forbes released their first ranking of the “Middle East’s Top 50 Healthcare Leaders”, recognizing senior executives from healthcare organizations that are shaping the lives of millions of people during one of the most difficult times hitting the world with the coronavirus.
To access the full Forbes article:
https://www.forbesmiddleeast.com/lists/top-50-healthcare-leaders-2022/

04/12/2022

The US-UAE Business Council thanks the Expo 2020 Dubai organizers, the USA Pavilion team, and the Council’s many partners and members for their contributions to the success of its #Expo2020 programming. Please see some of our Expo moments in the video below.
Expo 2020 Dubai concluded last week with close to 23 million visits from around the world. According to USA Expo 2020 organizers, the USA Pavilion welcomed 1.2 million visitors and guests, and hosted events at the Pavilion that brought together over 10,000 attendees. The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council generated 10% of the total attendees that participated in Pavilion events.
#dubai #uae #business #team #video #success #events #programming #bilateralrelations #USA #UAE #water #Tech #business #education #AI #Knowledge #climate #americanbusiness

The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a dinner in honor of a delegation of officials and business leaders from the...
03/31/2022
Florida Delegation Visit Highlights Growing Business Ties with U.A.E. - The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a dinner in honor of a delegation of officials and business leaders from the City of #FortLauderdale, the City of #Miramar, and Broward County Government. Mayor Dean Trantalis of Fort Lauderdale, Mayor Wayne M Messam of Miramar, and Mayor Michael Udine of #BrowardCounty led this delegation, which visited #Sharjah, #AbuDhabi, and #Dubai earlier in the week. At this dinner, the #Florida state officials explored avenues to enhance collaboration between the U.A.E. and Florida, particularly in the areas of #investment, #tourism, #cityplanning, and #healthcare. #USinUAE #usbusiness #UAE #bilateralrelations #collaboration #leaders #business
https://usuaebusiness.org/events/florida-delegation-visit-highlights-growing-business-ties-with-u-a-e/

A visiting Florida delegation of local government officials led by three different central Florida city Mayors joined the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council for an evening of discussion and celebration on 30 March 2022.  As part of their whirlwind 5-day visit to the U.A.E., the Business Council hosted a...

The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and USA Expo 2020 Pavilion co-hosted a reception to recognize the contributions tha...
03/31/2022
U.S. Pavilion Celebrates Successful Business Programming at Expo 2020 - The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and USA Expo 2020 Pavilion co-hosted a reception to recognize the contributions that key U.S. and U.A.E. businesses made to the success of the U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. This event took place on the eve of Expo’s closing ceremony, after a successful 6 months that saw 23 million visitors to Expo.
https://usuaebusiness.org/events/u-s-pavilion-celebrates-successful-business-programming-at-expo-2020/

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and U.S. Pavilion co-hosted a reception on 30 March to recognize the contributions that key U.S. and U.A.E. businesses made to the success of the U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2020. This event took place on the eve of Expo’s closing ceremony, after a successful 6 ...

Leading international law firm and U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Founding Member Morgan Lewis analyzes some of the policy...
03/28/2022

Leading international law firm and U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Founding Member Morgan Lewis analyzes some of the policy and legal strategies of the #Emirates in a new Council study on the Projects of the 50 and their implementation. This study is the third in a series of reports on the landmark Projects of the 50 initiative that seeks to double the size of the U.A.E. economy over the next decade and to “create the most dynamic economy in the world.”
The report offers opinion on the changes being implemented, outlines some of the immediate challenges faced, and addresses what further measures are required to achieve the Projects’ goals.
Link to the full report can be found here: https://lnkd.in/dAaDuvTr
#business #economy #projectsofthe
https://usuaebusiness.org/publications/legislative-and-policy-aspects-of-the-projects-of-the-50/

We are pleased to draw your attention to the Middle East and North Africa Climate Week 2022, taking place from 28-31 Mar...
03/21/2022

We are pleased to draw your attention to the Middle East and North Africa Climate Week 2022, taking place from 28-31 March at the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai. #MENA #Climate #Climatechange #Climate2022 #Climateweek22 #UAE #Dubai #MENACW22

Our latest panel on #water #Innovation & #conservation hosted at Expo 2020 Dubai USA Expo 2020 with senior executives fr...
03/21/2022

Our latest panel on #water #Innovation & #conservation hosted at Expo 2020 Dubai USA Expo 2020 with senior executives from
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Xylem and AeroFarms
#dubai #Expo2020 #Waterweek #waterinnovatin #waterconservation #watermanagement #watertech #americantech #USA #UA
Access to the full panel recording in this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZO7_4GrpGY

H.E. Amna Binzaal Almheiri, Consul General of the U.A.E. in New York, discussed ways to expand trade and commercial ties...
03/17/2022
Council Update: U.A.E. Consul General Promotes Trade and Investment Ties with New Jersey

H.E. Amna Binzaal Almheiri, Consul General of the U.A.E. in New York, discussed ways to expand trade and commercial ties between the U.A.E. and the Garden State during a 16 March 2022 visit to Newark and Trenton. The Business Council participated in this visit, which involved meetings with New Jersey Department of State New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way, Choose New Jersey, Inc. CEO Wes Matthews, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the New Jersey-Israel Commission, and prominent New Jersey-based indoor vertical farming company AeroFarms, an important member of the The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council.
https://mailchi.mp/usuaebusiness.org/council-update-uae-consul-general-promotes-trade-and-investment-ties-with-new-jersey?e=7906d1715b

Joint luncheon with AmCham Abu Dhabi "American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi" in honor of Marisa Lago, the Undersecretar...
03/14/2022

Joint luncheon with AmCham Abu Dhabi "American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi" in honor of Marisa Lago, the Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce 🇦🇪🇺🇸

Press Release & Video: https://bit.ly/35Ndprn

Joint luncheon with The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council in honor of Marisa Lago, the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce 🇦🇪🇺🇸

Press Release & Video: https://bit.ly/35Ndprn

#Commerce #Trade #Business #Internationaltrade #USUAE #BilateralRelations #BilateralTrade #InAbuDhabi #USA #UAE

03/08/2022
Spotlight of Ms. Shamsa Al-Falasi for International Women's Day

On #InternationalWomensDay, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is proud to highlight the important role #women are playing in the U.S. and U.A.E business communities. #womeninbusiness
To shed light on how women are driving #change at the highest levels of #business, we spoke to Ms. Shamsa Al-Falasi, Citigroup’s Head of Global Subsidiaries Group (“GSG”) for GCC & Iraq. #changethenarrative #womenempowerment #genderequality #genderequity #genderparity #womenentrepreneurs #womenchangemakers #womenexecutives #bilateralrelations #citigroup #womeninfinance #womeninbanking #USA #UAE #march8th

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council's latest report "Economy First" Doctrine is now online and can be reached on the follow...
02/08/2022
The "Economy First" Doctrine - The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council's latest report "Economy First" Doctrine is now online and can be reached on the following link. This report is a second of a series, and it was produced in collaboration with author, scholar and Senior Fellow, FPI at Johns Hopkins University SAIS Afshin Molavi
https://usuaebusiness.org/publications/the-economy-first-doctrine/ #UAE #USA #usauae #foreignpolicy #foreigntrade #dubai #abudhabi #wahsingtondc #projectsofthe50 #economy

Projects of the 50 & the Business Impact of the U.A.E.’s Recent Foreign Policy Shift February 2022 Recent shifts in the U.A.E.’s foreign policy outlook are rooted in a fundamental principle: the nation’s economic interests will drive its foreign policy. Senior U.A.E. officials have clearly st...

02/03/2022
U.S.-U.A.E. BUSINESS COUNCIL AT ARAB HEALTH 2022

Highlights from the Council's events in conjunction with Arab Health 2022 in Dubai. Ministry of Health & Prevention US Embassy and Consulate UAE Department of Health, Abu Dhabi Arab Health
#USUAEUnited #UAEUSA #UnitedPartners #USUAEBusiness #ArabHealth2022 #Dubai #AbuDhabi #USA #UAE. More in this link: http://usuaebusiness.org/u-a-e-healthcare-leadership-calls-for-increased-u-s-u-a-e-collaboration-in-medical-innovation-and-patient-care/

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted three roundtables in Dubai surrounding Arab Health 2022. Guest speakers included...
01/25/2022

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted three roundtables in Dubai surrounding Arab Health 2022. Guest speakers included: H.E. Dr. Jamal Al Kaabi, Undersecretary, and leadership from Department of Health Abu Dhabi, H.E. Dr. Amin Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary of the Health Regulations Sector at the U.A.E. Ministry of Health, and Dr. Marwan Al Mulla and Dr.Mohammad Al Redha from Department of Health Dubai.

#MBZIRC2023 is a scientifically focused challenge that spurs new waves of innovation and creativity across heterogeneous...
01/12/2022
MBZIRC

#MBZIRC2023 is a scientifically focused challenge that spurs new waves of innovation and creativity across heterogeneous technologies between an unmanned surface vehicle and a swarm of unmanned aerial vehicles in a GNSS-denied environment, accelerating breakthrough innovation in autonomous robotics.
Are you ready for the challenge? Submit your white papers before 31 Jan 2022. www.mbzirc.com

The Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) is an international robotics competition held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, every two years.

The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a forum with the  Nuclear Energy Institute in honor of H.E. Mohamed Al Hamma...
12/09/2021

The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a forum with the Nuclear Energy Institute in honor of H.E. Mohamed Al Hammadi and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation in which the U.A.E.'s civilian nuclear program was discussed alongside opportunities for partnership with American business.

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The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council in partnership with Israel Expo 2020 Dubai and USA Expo 2020 hosted a meeting and busin...
11/23/2021

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council in partnership with Israel Expo 2020 Dubai and USA Expo 2020 hosted a meeting and business discussion on the critical role of trilateral #UAEUSA-Israeli cooperation in advancing clean energy.

The meeting began with remarks by Israel’s Minister of Energy, Her Excellency Karine Elharrar; the U.A.E.’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, His Excellency Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei; and the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in Abu Dhabi, Sean Murphy.

Panelists from Masdar Honeywell General Electric חברת החשמל לישראל Israel Electric Corporation Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure and Israel's Ministry of Energy took the stage next to discuss the technological advancements powering a clean energy transition, the interplay between government and industry, and the potential for continued trilateral cooperation.

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U.S. Intellectual Property Attaché Pete Mehravari Details U.A.E.'s Embrace of IP Protections at a working lunch hosted by the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council yesterday. The U.S. Commerce Department’s #IntellectualProperty Attaché for the MENA Region, Peter Mehravari, underscored the incredible progress the U.A.E. has continued to make in protecting intellectual property nearly one year following the nation's removal from the #USTR's Special #301Report Watch List. Peter lauded in particular the #UAE's recent initiatives with regard to pharmaceutical IP protections, the crackdown on counterfeit goods, and improving licensing of music. More about the event in this link: https://usuaebusiness.org/events/in-conversation-with-u-s-intellectual-property-attache-mehravari/
Leadership from U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council members featured prominently in the first-ever ranking of the Forbes Top 50 Healthcare Leaders in the MENA region. Shaista Asif from ADQ subsidiary Pure Health, Alaa Adel from Cerner Corporation, Ehab Zawaideh from GE Healthcare , Ashraf Malek from Merck, Hasan Jasem Al Nowais from Mubadala Health, Patrick Van Der Loo from Pfizer, and Ayman Mokhtar from Viatris all made the list. Forbes released their first ranking of the “Middle East’s Top 50 Healthcare Leaders”, recognizing senior executives from healthcare organizations that are shaping the lives of millions of people during one of the most difficult times hitting the world with the coronavirus. To access the full Forbes article: https://www.forbesmiddleeast.com/lists/top-50-healthcare-leaders-2022/
The US-UAE Business Council thanks the Expo 2020 Dubai organizers, the USA Pavilion team, and the Council’s many partners and members for their contributions to the success of its #Expo2020 programming. Please see some of our Expo moments in the video below. Expo 2020 Dubai concluded last week with close to 23 million visits from around the world. According to USA Expo 2020 organizers, the USA Pavilion welcomed 1.2 million visitors and guests, and hosted events at the Pavilion that brought together over 10,000 attendees. The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council generated 10% of the total attendees that participated in Pavilion events. #dubai #uae #business #team #video #success #events #programming #bilateralrelations #USA #UAE #water #Tech #business #education #AI #Knowledge #climate #americanbusiness
The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a dinner in honor of a delegation of officials and business leaders from the City of #FortLauderdale, the City of #Miramar, and Broward County Government. Mayor Dean Trantalis of Fort Lauderdale, Mayor Wayne M Messam of Miramar, and Mayor Michael Udine of #BrowardCounty led this delegation, which visited #Sharjah, #AbuDhabi, and #Dubai earlier in the week. At this dinner, the #Florida state officials explored avenues to enhance collaboration between the U.A.E. and Florida, particularly in the areas of #investment, #tourism, #cityplanning, and #healthcare. #USinUAE #usbusiness #UAE #bilateralrelations #collaboration #leaders #business https://usuaebusiness.org/events/florida-delegation-visit-highlights-growing-business-ties-with-u-a-e/
The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and USA Expo 2020 Pavilion co-hosted a reception to recognize the contributions that key U.S. and U.A.E. businesses made to the success of the U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. This event took place on the eve of Expo’s closing ceremony, after a successful 6 months that saw 23 million visitors to Expo. https://usuaebusiness.org/events/u-s-pavilion-celebrates-successful-business-programming-at-expo-2020/
Leading international law firm and U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Founding Member Morgan Lewis analyzes some of the policy and legal strategies of the #Emirates in a new Council study on the Projects of the 50 and their implementation. This study is the third in a series of reports on the landmark Projects of the 50 initiative that seeks to double the size of the U.A.E. economy over the next decade and to “create the most dynamic economy in the world.” The report offers opinion on the changes being implemented, outlines some of the immediate challenges faced, and addresses what further measures are required to achieve the Projects’ goals. Link to the full report can be found here: https://lnkd.in/dAaDuvTr #business #economy #projectsofthe https://usuaebusiness.org/publications/legislative-and-policy-aspects-of-the-projects-of-the-50/
We are pleased to draw your attention to the Middle East and North Africa Climate Week 2022, taking place from 28-31 March at the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai. #MENA #Climate #Climatechange #Climate2022 #Climateweek22 #UAE #Dubai #MENACW22
Our latest panel on #water #Innovation & #conservation hosted at Expo 2020 Dubai USA Expo 2020 with senior executives from Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Xylem and AeroFarms #dubai #Expo2020 #Waterweek #waterinnovatin #waterconservation #watermanagement #watertech #americantech #USA #UA Access to the full panel recording in this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZO7_4GrpGY
H.E. Amna Binzaal Almheiri, Consul General of the U.A.E. in New York, discussed ways to expand trade and commercial ties between the U.A.E. and the Garden State during a 16 March 2022 visit to Newark and Trenton. The Business Council participated in this visit, which involved meetings with New Jersey Department of State New Jersey Secretary of State Tahesha Way, Choose New Jersey, Inc. CEO Wes Matthews, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the New Jersey-Israel Commission, and prominent New Jersey-based indoor vertical farming company AeroFarms, an important member of the The The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council. https://mailchi.mp/usuaebusiness.org/council-update-uae-consul-general-promotes-trade-and-investment-ties-with-new-jersey?e=7906d1715b
Joint luncheon with AmCham Abu Dhabi "American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi" in honor of Marisa Lago, the Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce 🇦🇪🇺🇸 Press Release & Video: https://bit.ly/35Ndprn
On #InternationalWomensDay, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is proud to highlight the important role #women are playing in the U.S. and U.A.E business communities. #womeninbusiness To shed light on how women are driving #change at the highest levels of #business, we spoke to Ms. Shamsa Al-Falasi, Citigroup’s Head of Global Subsidiaries Group (“GSG”) for GCC & Iraq. #changethenarrative #womenempowerment #genderequality #genderequity #genderparity #womenentrepreneurs #womenchangemakers #womenexecutives #bilateralrelations #citigroup #womeninfinance #womeninbanking #USA #UAE #march8th
The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council's latest report "Economy First" Doctrine is now online and can be reached on the following link. This report is a second of a series, and it was produced in collaboration with author, scholar and Senior Fellow, FPI at Johns Hopkins University SAIS Afshin Molavi https://usuaebusiness.org/publications/the-economy-first-doctrine/ #UAE #USA #usauae #foreignpolicy #foreigntrade #dubai #abudhabi #wahsingtondc #projectsofthe50 #economy