Opportunity Arabia – Oil and Beyond Conference 

'How change in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia unlocks new opportunities'

Location: The Grocers' Hall, Princes Street, London EC2R 8AD
Time: 13:00 to 18:00 (TBC)
Date: 19th September 2018
Organised By: Pathfinder Trade & Invest
Ticket Sales End: 4th September, 2018

Opportunity Arabia – Oil and Beyond, a key conference on Saudi Arabia, now in its 14th year, is returning under the patronage of Pathfinder Trade and Invest, with David Lloyd OBE instrumental in ensuring the high calibre of the event.

The conference focuses on the current developments and opportunities taking place in the Kingdom and brings together leaders and experts in both business and government to share their insights and offer invaluable advice on how best to succeed in the Saudi market.

Participants will also have the opportunity to listen to experts who have considerable experience in assisting companies in the Saudi market and they will be there to offer up-to-date advice on how best to navigate the Saudi market and answer any questions you may have.

The conference is relevant to participants who are both new to the Saudi market and those who are experienced and is a great chance for you to learn more about how to successfully do business in the Kingdom, engage with the experts and key decision-makers and embrace the numerous business opportunities the Kingdom currently has to offer.

The following is a list of all confirmed speakers - more names to be announced soon:

Conference Chairman
Sir Alan Munro - Former British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Keynote Speakers
Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean - Member of the House of Lords, Co-chair of the Saudi British Joint Business Council
Stuart D'Souza - Chief Executive Officer, AEI Saudi (Riyadh)
Simon Collis CMG - Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
Oliver Cornock - Editor in Chief, Oxford Business Group

Expert Speakers
Abdul-Karim Y. Habibullah - Executive Director, Saudi British Joint Business Council (SBJBC)
Amelie de Borchgrave - Director of Business Intelligence, Menas Associates
Antoine Mattar - Director, Consolidated Contractors International (UK) Ltd
Cameron Japp - Business Development Director, QinetiQ Group
Donal McElwee - Partner and Head of Middle East & Africa, Portas Consulting
Edward de la Billiere - Solicitor and Co-Founder, Prospect Law
Gavin Ames - Vice President - Global Strategy & Development, 3T Energy Group
Geoff Fennah MBE - Managing Partner, PROCYON Group
Jeff Burke - Director, ES Global
Jim Tanner OBE - Director, AEI Saudi
Karen Howes, Founder and Chief Executive, Taylor Howes Designs
Mark Harvey - Chief Executive Officer, Resurgence
Michael Thomas - Chairman, Pathfinder Trade and Invest
Michael Wing - Senior Consultant, Quigg Golden
Sanjay Tanwani - Development Director, Atkins

Topics and Panel Discussions include:

  • Dawn of a New Era - Opportunities available to the UK
  • Smart Cities
  • Technology
  • The Developing Role of Women in Business
  • Energy 
  • Infrastructure
  • Sport
  • Entertainment
  • Tourism (non-religious)
  • Meet the Experts and Connect with the Kingdom

Expressions of interest from potential speakers are welcome.

There are also sponsorship opportunities available which will provide an exceptional opportunity to promote your business to a highly targeted audience, whilst providing a cost-effective way of maximising your attendance at the event.

Book your ticket quickly and securely through Eventbrite now!

*Pathfinder are also arranging a Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia in November 2018. Please click here for more details.

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