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With more than 100 events organised per year gathering around 6,000 attendees, the French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates is a one of the key player in the French Business community in the United Arab Emirates.

The French Business Council has developed several sectorial committees, working groups, clubs, conferences with the ambition to be an efficient source of best practices and information and a networking platform for professionals.  

From specific subjects to general topics, the committees deliver key information on doing business in Dubai, the UAE and in the Middle-East. 

About Expo 2020 Dubai

Stay tuned on the latest information on France participation to Expo 2020 Dubai, as well as tenders for Pavilion France.

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Forums

Our economic or sectorial forums are one or two days events organised with a dedicated framework. These events allow companies to exchange and develop business opportunities as well as relationships between France and the United Arab Emirates.

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French Tuesday

The most famous monthly networking evening! This networking event is the perfect get together for people interested in doing business with or within the French Business Community in Dubai, developing their contacts in a friendly atmosphere.

  • Frequency : every first Tuesday of the month, except on July and August.
  • Attendees : 160 to 200 corporate representatives.
  • Prix : free event for FBC members / AED 50 (VAT incl.) for non-members

Conferences

The French Business Council organises conferences all year around. They can either be:
- Country Conferences: with a focus on a country or region, most of the time with a speech/presentation of the French Ambassador of the country followed by a discussion panel. 
- Conference on a dedicated theme: with an economic , commercial or social theme, such as Blockchain, Entrepreneurship, Labor Law...

  • Frequency : around 7 conferences per year,
  • Attendees : 50 to 100 corporate attendees,
  • Price : AED 160 (VAT incl.) for FBC members / AED 315 (VAT. incl.) for non-members (this price is subject to changes).

French Business Council Gala Dinner

The French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates Gala Dinner gathers every year more than 1,000 guests. This evening is also a unique opportunity to showcase the French know-how of our sponsors and partners. The Gala Dinner is also a real gastronomic experience with more than 20 live cooking stations and talented chefs from prestigious restaurants.

Gala Dinner 2019 Gala Dinner 2018

Inter Business Council

This event gather more than 20 business councils based in the United Arab Emirates. This is a unique opportunity to meet other business communities and get to know other key players in the market. 

  • Frequency : once a year
  • Attendees : 600 et 800 corporate representatives from various business communities

FBC Directory Launch

Every year, the French Business Council offers its members the FBC directory at a very special French Tuesday. This evening is a unique opportunity to meet other members.

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Permanences (Individual B2B Meetings)

Our "Permanences" allow you to meet face-to-face, during a 30 minute individual meeting, a company that delivers a service or an advice on a specific topic.  It can be about your fiscality, your situation as a foreign resident, but also about your company legal framework. 

  • Frequency : around one permanence every two months
  • 30 minutes individual meetings. 
  • Price : free for FBC members

French Tech Award Dubai UAE

The French Tech Dubai UAE Award is an excellent opportunity to highlight the vitality of the ecosystem and the French digital and entrepreneurial community in Dubai. The Dubai Hub is the only French Tech hub in the Middle East. It has been certified by the French government in 2016.

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