The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

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.
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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 Business Council actively works to ensure that the U.S. remain attractive destinations for foreign direct investment by conducting effective policy advocacy, undertaking various trade promotion initiatives, providing ongoing updates on the business climate in both countries, and helping develop strategic relationships between U.S. business and government officials. For more information regarding the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council or membership opportunities please contact [email protected] or +1.202.863.7285.

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 Business Council actively works to ensure that the U.S. remain attractive destinations for foreign direct investment by conducting effective policy advocacy, undertaking various trade promotion initiatives, providing ongoing updates on the business climate in both countries, and helping develop strategic relationships between U.S. business and government officials. For more information regarding the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council or membership opportunities please contact [email protected] or +1.202.863.7285.

Mission: Committed to expanding trade and commercial opportunities between the U.S. and U.A.E.®

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TechWadi
10/19/2020

TechWadi

Abu Dhabi, the top destination for American startups to launch? 🚀 Join us tomorrow, October 20th, for a panel discussion in collaboration with Hub71.

1. Bringing together insights and personal experiences from founders & VCs who were early adopters of the Abu Dhabi tech ecosystem, and

2. Inform global startups and VCs about the benefits and considerations of the Startup Incentive Program by Hub71.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, 9am PT (8pm Abu Dhabi time)
Register here to receive Zoom link 👉 https://bit.ly/31dr3yd

Mubadala The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Securrency Writer #startups #venturecapital #techwadi

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council looks forward to participating in this Hub71 TechWadi webinar taking place Tuesday, Oct...
10/17/2020

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council looks forward to participating in this Hub71 TechWadi webinar taking place Tuesday, October 20th.

With easy access to Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East markets - Should you consider Abu Dhabi for your Startup? 🚀

On October 20th, join us for a panel discussion in collaboration with Hub71.

Focusing on the opportunities to secure funding and scale-up in Abu Dhabi, the webinar aims to

1) Bring together insights and personal experiences from founders & VCs who were early adopters of the Abu Dhabi tech ecosystem, and

2) Inform global startups and VCs about the benefits and considerations of the Startup Incentive Program – including subsidized office space & healthcare, access to capital and some of the world’s biggest industrial customers.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, 9am PT (8pm Abu Dhabi time)
Register here to receive Zoom link 👉 https://bit.ly/31dr3yd

Panelists:
· May Habib, CEO of Writer and TechWadi Board Member
· Amer Alaily, Senior Principal at Mubadala
· John Hensel, Co-Founder, COO, and CRO of Securrency

Moderator
· Danny Sebright, President of The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

#startups #venturecapital #techwadi

The Business Council's latest report on #smartmobility, which is part of a larger series of reports about the impact of ...
10/07/2020
Smart Mobility in the U.A.E. - The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

The Business Council's latest report on #smartmobility, which is part of a larger series of reports about the impact of technology on the U.A.E.’s economy, outlines the U.A.E.’s adoption of transportation technologies that will reduce congestion, commutes, traffic accidents, and even the U.A.E.’s carbon footprint, thereby further cementing the U.A.E.’s reputation as a safe, modern, and forward-looking place to live and do business.

Find it here: http://usuaebusiness.org/23972-2/

This study, which is part of a larger series of reports about the impact of technology on the U.A.E.’s economy, outlines the U.A.E.’s adoption ofMore

On today's US-UAE Business Council webinar, executives from Abu Dhabi Ports DP World Jafza Etihad Rail Gulftainer discus...
10/06/2020

On today's US-UAE Business Council webinar, executives from Abu Dhabi Ports DP World Jafza Etihad Rail Gulftainer discuss the effects of the pandemic on the #logistics sector, the U.A.E.'s role as a global logistics hub, innovative new solutions and investments, and future plans for the Middle East region and beyond.

Today, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a webinar on the growing ties between the #UAE and China. Panelists from ...
10/05/2020

Today, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a webinar on the growing ties between the #UAE and China. Panelists from leading think tanks and US and UAE universities spoke to the strong commercial ties fueling #UAEChina cooperation, but noted that these ties will not replace the strong political, social, and economic relationship shared by the #UAE and #USA. Read more and find a full video here: http://usuaebusiness.org/growing-u-a-e-ties-with-china-significant-but-must-be-kept-in-perspective-experts-say/

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council​’s new report on the U.A.E. MedTech sector shows how the country’s healthcare sector is...
09/30/2020

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council​’s new report on the U.A.E. MedTech sector shows how the country’s healthcare sector is being transformed by new medical technologies that have taken on increased importance as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. This report is part of a series of studies about how the U.A.E. is harnessing the power of new technologies to transform the country. Find it here: http://usuaebusiness.org/uae-medtech-report-2020/

Tuesday, the Business Council spoke with executives from the hospitality sector DAMAC Hotels & Resorts Jumeirah Marriott...
09/24/2020
Senior Hospitality Executives Discuss Reopening, Rethinking, and Revitalization of Sector - The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

Tuesday, the Business Council spoke with executives from the hospitality sector DAMAC Hotels & Resorts Jumeirah Marriott Hotels Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Viceroy. Conversation focused on measures put in place to ensure guest and employee health and safety in the midst of the #coronaviruspandemic. Read more and find a full webinar video here: http://usuaebusiness.org/senior-hospitality-executives-discuss-reopening-rethinking-and-revitalization-of-sector/:

Senior executives from Viceroy, Jumeirah, Rosewood, Marriott International, and DAMAC highlighted ​the measures their companies are taking to ensure the safety of guests while continuing to provide superiorMore

DMCC - Dubai Multi Commodities Centre
09/23/2020

DMCC - Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

During The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council webinar, DMCC Executive Chairman and CEO Ahmed Bin Sulayem discussed how free zones across the #UAE have responded to the current situation. He highlighted DMCC’s Business Support Package, incentives for diamond companies, how DMCC established a resilient community over 17,500 companies and how the future of business in the region is shifting towards increased #digitisation.

Join the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council for a conversation with leaders from the hospitality sector. Panelists will discus...
09/17/2020

Join the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council for a conversation with leaders from the hospitality sector. Panelists will discuss the current state of key properties operating in the U.A.E., health & safety measures that have been implemented, and future operation plans in a post Covid-19 environment. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b8JvCuc5QLaxlbX7G2PdAg

Happening Now: U.A.E. Minister of Economy H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri discusses U.A.E.-U.S.-Israel collaboration acro...
09/14/2020

Happening Now: U.A.E. Minister of Economy H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri discusses U.A.E.-U.S.-Israel collaboration across business verticals including #tech #agriculture and #logistics in a webinar hosted by the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and the U.S.-Israel Business Initiative at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

His Excellency also discusses the U.A.E.'s cabinet reshuffle and how the coronavirus pandemic is shaping the broader U.A.E. economic strategy. UAE Embassy in Washington, DC UAE USA United.

TODAY: The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and the U.S.-Israel Business Initiative at the Department of Commerce discuss th...
09/14/2020

TODAY: The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and the U.S.-Israel Business Initiative at the Department of Commerce discuss the business implications of the U.A.E.-Israel Peace Deal with U.A.E. Minister of Economy H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Mari. Register here: http://ow.ly/iErp50BpA0c

Join the Business Council on Wednesday 16 September at 9 AM EST/5 PM UAE Time, as we host leading tech executives from H...
09/11/2020

Join the Business Council on Wednesday 16 September at 9 AM EST/5 PM UAE Time, as we host leading tech executives from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Google, Microsoft IBM IBM Middle East & Africa for a webinar covering big data applications in the era of COVID-19 - Register here: http://ow.ly/3Mx450BlSao

The US-UAE Business Council is pleased to announce a special event on the business implications of the Abraham Accord, s...
09/10/2020

The US-UAE Business Council is pleased to announce a special event on the business implications of the Abraham Accord, set to take place Monday 14 September 2020, with U.A.E. Minister of Economy - His Excellency Abdulla bin Touq Al Mari. Register here: https://lnkd.in/gUAM5Zv

This event will be held in partnership with the US-Israel Business Initiative at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and with the support of the Trade and Commercial Office at the UAE Embassy - Washington, DC.

During this webinar, the U.A.E.'s new Minister of Economy will focus on the opportunities for trade and commerce involving Israel, the U.A.E., and the U.S. that have been unlocked as a result of the Abraham Accord. The webinar will be forward-looking in nature and will cover key business verticals that hold promise for collaboration, trade, investment, and new joint ventures.

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council kicks off its Back to Business fall webinar series today. On today's videoconference, t...
09/09/2020

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council kicks off its Back to Business fall webinar series today.

On today's videoconference, the U.S. Commercial Service team in the U.A.E. outlines its role in helping US companies achieve commercial objectives in the region and highlights its key events for the coming months including Discover America and events on the U.S. Pavilion at Expo2020 Dubai USAinUAE. Commercial Service representatives are also fielding live questions from audience members on the #UAEIsraelDeal, defense ties, and intellectual property protections. UAE USA United UAE Embassy in Washington, DC

At the closing ceremony of Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit, the organizing committee announced the launc...
09/08/2020
GMIS to take its event model global starting with launch of GMIS America in 2021

At the closing ceremony of Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit, the organizing committee announced the launch of GMIS America. Pittsburgh will host the inaugural event in 2021. Read more: https://www.thenational.ae/business/aviation/gmis-to-take-its-event-model-global-starting-with-launch-of-gmis-america-in-2021-1.1073700

Summit announces new partnership model that will link with more cities keen on sustainable development

09/04/2020
H.E. Badr Al Olama Delivers Keynote Address at GMIS 2020

His Excellency Badr Al Olama, Executive Director for Aerospace at Mubadala speaks to the importance of transformation and adaptation in the midst of the COVID pandemic. Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit

Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit
09/01/2020

Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit

The pandemic has presented a defining moment for companies worldwide. Businesses have the opportunity to emerge stronger and forge deeper relationships with customers and partners in order to build companies that are better adapted to tomorrow’s world.

The CEOs of four leading global organisations will gather for the first time at the #GMIS2020 Virtual Summit to answer the trillion-dollar question: in an age of digital restoration, how are leaders repurposing our economies to deal with a post-crisis era?

We are delighted to announce the speakers for the Keynote Panel:
Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Managing Director and Group CEO, Mubadala
Joe Kaeser, CEO, Siemens
Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric
Darius Adamczyk, Chairman and CEO, Honeywell

Moderated by CNN’s John Defterios.

Register now at bit.ly/36PwsgK to watch them live on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 11:00 GMT+2.

#GMIS #GMISVirtualEdition #GMISVirtualSummit #Unido #HM20 #fourthindustrialrevolution #digitalmanufacturing #digitaltransformation #policymaker #startupdigital #smemarkethub #sme #investorshub #investors #mnc #multinational

Masdar
08/30/2020

Masdar

Join the first webinar in our #WiSERWisdomSeries, ‘How can women entrepreneurs be a part of a sustainable green recovery from COVID-19?’, with Liebreich Associates Ltd Chairman and CEO, Michael Liebreich on Thursday, September 3, 4pm UAE time, 1pm UK.

Hosted under the Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy #WiSERR) platform, a #Masdar outreach platform, the #WiSERWisdomSeries is a webinar-based, knowledge-sharing session featuring speakers from around the world.

Register now: https://bit.ly/32SBWWv

ندعوكم للانضمام إلى أولى الندوات ضمن سلسلة ندوات "WiSER" المعرفية بعنوان "مساهمة رائدات الأعمال في عملية التعافي البيئي المستدام ما بعد جائحة (كوفيد-19)"، وذلك بمشاركة مايكل ليبيريتش، رئيس مجلس الإدارة والرئيس التنفيذي لشركة "ليبيريتش أسوشيتس".

تقام الندوة عن طريق تقنية الاتصال المرئي بتاريخ 3 سبتمبر، الساعة 4 عصراً بتوقيت الإمارات، 1 بتوقيت المملكة المتحدة.

تعقد سلسلة ندوات " WiSER" المعرفية تحت مظلة منصة #السيدات_للاستدامة_والبيئة_والطاقة_المتجددةة"، وتستضيف الندوات خبراء ومتخصصين من حول العالم.

سجل الآن: https://bit.ly/32SBWWv

USA Expo 2020
08/27/2020

USA Expo 2020

Get involved! The U.S. Pavilion is looking to partner with suppliers of goods and services for Expo. If you're a U.S. or UAE based organization with a great product or service, we want to hear from you. For more information, visit: https://usapavilion.org/business-opportunities/

شارك معنا! يتطلع الجناح الأمريكي إلى الشراكة مع موردي السلع والخدمات للإكسبو. إذا كنت مؤسسة مقرها الولايات المتحدة أو دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة ولديها منتج أو خدمة رائعة، فنحن نريد أن نسمع منك. لمزيد من المعلومات ، قم بزيارة: https://usapavilion.org/business-opportunities/

AmCham Dubai. AmCham Abu Dhabi "American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi", The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council

#USAPavilion #Expo2020Dubai #USAExpo2020 #USAinUAE

In celebration of #EmiratiWomensDay, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council, in partnership with Masdar and its WiSER platform...
08/27/2020

In celebration of #EmiratiWomensDay, the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council, in partnership with Masdar and its WiSER platform, is pleased to release a report on Women in Sustainability. The study highlights the U.A.E.’s efforts to promote women’s empowerment, the major contributions women have made in the field, and the future role of women in achieving the U.A.E.’s sustainable development initiatives.

UAE USA United USAinUAE UAE Embassy in Washington, DC Abu Dhabi Global Market - ADGM

Find the full report here: http://usuaebusiness.org/women-in-sustainability/

In an ArabianBusiness piece, The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council  President Danny Sebright discusses how the #UAE response ...
08/19/2020
UAE handling of Covid-19 pandemic instils confidence in American firms, says US-UAE Business chief

In an ArabianBusiness piece, The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council President Danny Sebright discusses how the #UAE response to the COVID-19 pandemic is instilling confidence in American firms - read more UAE USA United UAE Embassy in Washington, DC USAinUAE: https://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/450964-uae-handling-of-covid-19-pandemic-instils-confidence-in-american-firms-says-us-uae-business-chief

Total two-way bilateral trade between the US and UAE stood at $24.4bn in 2019 before the pandemic struck

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is pleased to participate in the FinTech Abu Dhabi Global Startups Tour - co-hosted by ...
08/18/2020

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is pleased to participate in the FinTech Abu Dhabi Global Startups Tour - co-hosted by Abu Dhabi Global Market - ADGM and #CBUAE and powered by Unbound Global. Register here: http://ow.ly/cKFf50B2Wun

Mr. Andrew Bunn, VP of Sales for the US at Emirates and Mr. Vincent Frascogna, VP Americas at Etihad Airways provide upd...
08/04/2020

Mr. Andrew Bunn, VP of Sales for the US at Emirates and Mr. Vincent Frascogna, VP Americas at Etihad Airways provide updates on route openings and share insight into the importance of communication in the COVID-19 era on today's The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council webinar.

This webinar concludes the Business Council's first webinar series "Looking Ahead: Conversations with U.S. and U.A.E. Business and Government Leaders.” UAE USA United UAE Embassy in Washington, DC USAinUAE

H.E. Abdalla Shaheen, Consul General of the U.A.E. in New York UAE Consulate in New York City underscored the importance...
07/24/2020

H.E. Abdalla Shaheen, Consul General of the U.A.E. in New York UAE Consulate in New York City underscored the importance of the growing relationship between Delaware and the U.A.E. during a virtual trade mission led by Export Delaware and OCO Global and supported by The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council UAE Embassy in Washington, DC USAinUAE UAE USA United

Mars Mission Update: The Hope Mars Mission has launched! Learn more about the Hope Probe, scheduled to reach Mars in 202...
07/19/2020

Mars Mission Update: The Hope Mars Mission has launched! Learn more about the Hope Probe, scheduled to reach Mars in 2021 UAE USA United UAE Embassy in Washington, DC: https://www.emiratesmarsmission.ae/

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and American Middle East Institute kick off a virtual trade mission to the UAE for Pitt...
07/15/2020

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and American Middle East Institute kick off a virtual trade mission to the UAE for Pittsburgh businesses with a general overview session featuring welcome remarks from UAE Consul General in New York His Excellency Abdalla Shaheen UAE Consulate in New York City.

In this overview session, AMEI President and CEO Simin Curtis moderates a discussion with Business Council President Danny Sebright on doing business in the U.A.E., Expo 2020 Dubai, and emerging opportunities for Pittsburgh-area businesses.

The virtual mission will continue today with special sessions focused on life sciences and manufacturing. #UAEUSA UAE USA United UAE Embassy in Washington, DC USAinUAE

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is pleased to support STEP Conference 2020 STEP Anywhere Virtual Event. STEP Anywhere w...
07/08/2020
STEP Anywhere 2020

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is pleased to support STEP Conference 2020 STEP Anywhere Virtual Event.

STEP Anywhere will bring together a global audience of startups, investors, digital enthusiasts, brands, and more over 3 days online. STEP Anywhere’s first edition in 2020 will feature 6 tracks of live talks and panels, workshops, various startup programming, exhibition and showcasing opportunities, and live entertainment.

Read more and register here: https://anywhere.stepconference.com/

The leading online tech festival for emerging markets. August 2020 | Anywhere

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