: Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Festival Park, Stoke On Trent, ST1 5BE
: Thursday 18th December 2014
: 10:00-13:00 (Prompt close at 11:30, 1:1s and informal networking until 13:00)
Admission is complimentary but delegates must register in advance to:
Prospects in the Gulf continue to buoyed by favourable oil and gas prices, firm capital flows and robust current account surpluses. Growth has also been supported by the recovery in the construction and real estate sectors, as well as by the expansion of the tourism, most notably in the United Arab Emirates.
Efforts to develop the non-oil private sector are being pursued, Kuwait currently the most advanced, with Saudi being the largest economy in the region and the largest source of project opportunities and non oil growth is expanding rapidly and currently running at 4.5%. While Qatar offers opportunities related to the 2022 World Cup, similar potential is available in manufacturing, hotels and restaurants, and insurance.
Opportunities for 1:1s with the Experts
Learn more about your company’s potential from the country experts speaking at our joint UK Trade & Investment/West Midlands Chambers of Commerce Prospects event.
You can book a 1:1 meeting (15 minutes) with the any of the panel members, to do so call 07703 735 408 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration & Breakfast
Introduction & Welcome
Opportunities in Qatar: Peter Cook, Managing Director, British Chamber of Commerce Qatar
Opportunities in Kuwait: Martin Hall, CEO, Kuwait British Business Centre
Opportunities in Saudi Arabia: Chris Innes-Hopkins, Exec Director, Saudi British joint Business Council
Opportunities in UAE: Joe Hepworth, CEO, British Centres for Business UAE
Real Exporters Perspectives: Steve Parker, Director, Steve Parker ICD
1:1s and informal networking till 13:00
For further details
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T: 07703 735 408
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