The FBC at a glance

Since 1987, the French Business Council of Dubai and Northern Emirates has been committed to build, develop and sustain prosperous Franco-Emirati relationships. 

Following high standards of ethics, integrity and service, we facilitate business connections, economic development and sharing of knowledge to boost the success of both business communities.  

We strongly believe that our success is found in the success of our members, partners and sponsors and we will continue to be driven by this ethos. 




Our ecosystem

Our missions

Promote economic and commercial relationships between the United Arab Emirates and France.

Support the development of companies which are members of the French Business Council, as well as French companies wishing to set up in the UAE.

Advertise and lead the FBC business community by offering relevant services and events.


Key Figures

September 2017


Develop your Business
- 'Journées Pays' and UAE market workshop
- Business-prospecting missions
- Company set-up/start-up consultancy
- Business Center
Enhance your exposure
- Sponsoring events
- Advertising on our media
Expertise Outsourcing
- HR & Recruitment
- Events organization
- Communication consultancy

30 French Companies supported in their set-up project in the UAE

40 individual trade missions for French companies 

125 B2B meetings held in French


75 multi-sectors job offers

4,000 CV receivec

150 job interviews 


780 Members

87% Corporate Members

+6% increase in membership from 2015-2016

233 new members compared to 2015-2016

51% of FBC members are SMEs and 49% are MNCs


Networking  Meet the French Business Community and other business councils

Groups & Committees  Gain valuable inputs and up-to-date information from industry insiders

Conferences Overview on countries (Oman, Iran, Egypt, Kingdom of South Arabia) or specific topics in HR or other relevant information

Major Events Take part in our Awards, Forums, Gala…

Permanences Meet an expert for a one-to-one meeting

Know more about the Members of the French Business Council


The FBC Directory contains:

- Contact details of the 740 FBC Members
- General information about France and Emirates
- Useful addresses in the two countries

Great communication tool for networking and excellent marketing support, the FBC Directory is free of charge for the FBC Members.

For more information, contact Marion BIARD 




Our events