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 2016

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



86%  Corporate Members, +11% more than in 2015

+6% increase in the number of Members 

47 Patron Members


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



22 finalized recruitments for senior positions 

1 036 processed applications

24 career coaching workshops  

2 Job dating talent days


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 


Who our Members were in 2015-2016?


Our Members by sector



Our events