'Doing Business in Saudi Arabia' Workshop

Location: 23 Grafton Street, London, W1S 4EY
: 14:00 - 16:30, Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Organised by: Saudi British Joint Business Council
Costs: Members - Free / Non-members - £50+VAT

SBJBC will be hosting a 'Doing Business in Saudi Arabia' Workshop that will explore new opportunity sectors and offer practical advice for UK companies looking to develop their business in Saudi Arabia. The panels will include experienced individuals from a range of sectors who will share their experience of working in the Kingdom. Feedback from the recent SBJBC trade missions and other events will be included. Attendees will have opportunity to ask the panellists questions and to network before and after the event. We expect a number of Saudi SBJBC members to join.  


14:00 Registration, networking and tea & coffee

14:30 Welcome by SBJBC Co-Chairs

14:40 Update on Saudi Business Environment and Investor support:
         - Michael J. Smith, Investment Promotion Adviser, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA)

15:00 Panel Session one: Opportunity Sectors for UK Companies
         - Fintech & ICT sector: Hashim Alawadi, CEO Tech Invest Com (Moderator)
         - Infrastructure: Atkin Adamson, Director Middle East, Ricardo Energy & Environment
         - Cultural & Experience sector: Martyn Best, CEO, Cultural Innovations (tbc)
         - Education & Training: Mohammed Almojel, Investment Director, AlMojel Group
         - Healthcare & PPP: John Davie, Chairman, Altra Capital (tbc)

16:00 Panel Session two: Practical Advice and Support for Exporting Companies
         - Chris Innes-Hopkins, Executive Director, SBJC UK (Moderator)
         - Rizwan Osman, Legal Director, Clyde & Co, Riyadh
         - Jim Tanner, Director, Arabian Enterprise Incubators representative

16:45 Close

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