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Business Development & Trade Mission to the UAE

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Business Development & Trade Mission to the UAE

Time: Nov 09, 2017 - All day - Nov 17, 2017
Categories: Trade Alliance Programs & Events, Outbound Missions
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REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

 

A unique opportunity to establish new business and trade relationships in the UAE, explore and learn about their business and investment opportunities and help to promote the Greater Seattle region.

 

DATE:    Thursday, November 9 – Friday, November 17, 2017

LOCATION:  Abu Dhabi | Dubai

COST: $4,450 | $4,000 Advocate Members  (Limited Space Available)

*Note: After September 10th we cannot guarantee pricing and availability of the hotels we have contracted, therefore trip costs and accomodations may vary for those who register after this date.

 

TRIP COST INCLUDES

  • Scheduling of group meetings
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • VIP assistance through customs and immigration
  • Luxury accommodations at 5-star hotels in Abu Dhabi and Dubai
  • Business Class Ground Transportation
  • Entrance to the Dubai Airshow
  • Most meals indicated in agenda

*Note: Airfare will need to be booked separately. TDA can offer a discount through their partnership with Emirates (promotion code provided once participation is registered).

 

MISSION OVERVIEW: 

The Trade Development Alliance is excited to announce the participation of the Lt. Governor for Washington state, Cyrus Habib as the lead for the upcoming business and trade development mission to the UAE.  The Lt. Governor will be joined by delegates from the region interested in looking at the UAE and MENA region as a place to expand their business, assess and explore specific business and investment opportunities, as well as to help promote Greater Seattle as a world-class business center. 

Build connections for your company with the opportunity gateway for the MENA region. Enhance your understanding of the cultural and social dimensions of the business environment. Help meet specific business objectives.

 

UAE FAST FACTS

  • Eight hours by air to around 30% of the world’s population 
  • #1 growth market for air travel by 2035 (International Air Transport Association)
  • #1 busiest international passenger hub in the world (Airports International Council, 2016)

OPPORTUNITY SECTORS IN THE UAE

  • Aviation and Space
  • Clean Energy
  • Education and Research
  • Entrepreneurship and Investment
  • Smart Cities

OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UAE

  • #4 customer of Washington State goods, 2016
  • 2017 Mission will be the fourth trip to the UAE that TDA has taken in eight years
  • TDA and the EDC of Seattle & King County maintain MOUs with the Dubai Foreign Investment Office and the Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development

ARE YOU A SMALL BUSINESS?

Small businesses are eligible to apply for an Export Voucher from the Washington State Department of Commerce. The voucher offers qualified companies up to $5,000 for export related expenses. For more information visit the website or contact Michele Ko at the Department of Commerce.

 

For more information on the UAE Business Development Mission, please contact the Trade Development Alliance at 206-389-7301.



 
Registrations have ended for this event date.