Business Support

The FBC Business Support Department provides your company with a wide array of services


  • Asses its business potential in the Emirates
  • Find the best local business partners.

Testimony Eric Maubant, International Sales Director ELLERS

In 2011 ELLERS company decided to work with the FBC to look for business partners in charge of installing our removable partitions in the UAE. This first project mainly consisted in taking appointments with architects and contractors. Then the FBC was responsible for qualifying prospects, organizing meetings and following up operations on our behalf. The FBC teams were our company’s intermediary in the EAU and provided a strong and reliable local support when our managers were back in France.

The FBC gave us access to a large network of companies and business developers, always ready to advise and help us better qualify potential business partners.

Thanks to its  notoriety and its proactive team, the FBC provided a very positive image of our company right from the beginning. This professional image is all the more important  when you have to face a fierce competition from English companies. I have to say the FBC was more than a precious help in that sense.

This collaboration was more than fruitful since this 12-month mission made it possible for us to hire a salesman, in charge of specifying our products. Today, our local salesman is focusing on specifying our products with architects and we are about to sign a partnership with a famous and successful company in the area.

 Eric Maubant, International Sales Director  ELLERS

Assessing the market

The French Business Council offers you to test your company’s offer on a limited sample (usually 5 to 10 companies).


Exploring the market

Want to explore the United Arab Emirates market, and to take advantage of our extensive experience in multi-sector prospection?

The FBC Business Support Department carefully selects local players that comply with your requirements:


  • Clients
  • Agents
  • Importers
  • Distributors
  • Manufacturers


There are two types of market exploring missions:


1. Individual Trade Mission

A highly experienced FBC Business Development Manager is dedicated to your company in order to:


  • Analyze the targeted market
  • Search for potential business partners and prepare detailed notes on the companies you will be meeting
  • Establish a customized program, and ensure a presence during business meetings
  • Extend canvassing to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

2. Collective Trade Mission

Organized by the French Chambers of Commerce and Industry or any other organization, it consists in presenting the UAE business environment  and providing sectorial and regulatory analyses, through targeted BtoB meetings (major projects, free zones…) and the sharing of experience with some FBC members.


Recommendation for business setting up 

Want a pre-diagnosis of your project in the Emirates? Want to benefit from our expertise and from our wide local network?

The Recommendation for business setting up offer includes:


  • Pre-diagnosis of the company’s project, based on your requirements. Our analysis will be delivered to you during a one-on-one meeting.
  • Regulatory information and advice about Labour Law and free zones
  • Search for business partners and customers in the UAE
  •  Preparation of a tailor-made business meeting program
  • Access to data on companies in the relevant sector/area of activity

Commercial follow-up

Want to make the most of the potential discovered while exploring the market? Want to take advantage of our local presence and from the flexibility of our offer?

A Senior Business Development Manager is at your disposal. The commercial follow-up offer covers the following scope of work:


  • Project management
  • Administrative follow-up
  • Activity write-up
  • Registered address for your company


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