Sharjah-France Economic Forum

Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry Building​​​​​​​
173 S124

Language: English

FBC Members : AED 490 (incl. VAT) / Non-Members: AED 900 (incl. VAT)

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The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates have the pleasure to announce their collaboration in organizing a FRANCE-SHARJAH ECONOMIC FORUM on Monday, 1st of July, 2019 at Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry building


Please come and discover the opportunities offered by Sharjah with a presentation of its economy, the measures to attract foreign companies, and investments, as well as the high growth sectors.

Then you will have the opportunity to attend workshops organized around the emirate’s major sectors which are:

  • Energy/Sustainability
  • Government institutions & Free Zones
  • Healthcare
  • High Education & Culture
  • Tourism & Hospitality

Important Information



Monday 1 July 2019
08:30 - 09:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 09:25 Official opening ceremony in presence of • H.E. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry Chairman • H.E. Raja Rabia, Consul-General of France in Dubai & Northern Emirates • M. Geoffroy Bunetel, French Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates President
09:25 - 09:45 Presentation: Sharjah Economy presentation, measures to attract investments and main sectors in Sharjah • Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Export Department
09:45 - 10:05 Discussion panel: testimonials about professional experiences in Sharjah | Mr. Frederic Fleury – CNIM MIDDLE EAST Group Advisor | Mr. Patrick Moukarzel – GHM General Manager | Mr. Jad Ghazal – NASCO Branch Manager | Moderator: Mr. Mana Al Suwaidi - Entrepreneurial Chairman-Business Facilitation Services-Diplomatic Circle Advisory
10:05 - 10:20 Q&A
10:20 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 SECTORIAL WORKSHOPS- consisting of a short presentation by each attendee of its company/institution, its current needs/solutions and on-going/coming projects • Energy/Sustainability with confirmed representatives from Bee’ah and Petrofac • Sharjah Free Zones & Government Institutions with confirmed representatives from Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sharjah Free Zones, Invest in Sharjah, Shurooq • Education & Culture with confirmed representatives from University of Sharjah • SME/Entrepreneurship with confirmed representatives from Sheera and Ruwaid • Tourism/Hospitality with confirmed representatives from Al Bait Sharjah • Healthcare with confirmed representatives from Sharjah Health Authorities
12:00 - 13:30 Networking Luncheon

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