Event Details

Enabling a Future-Ready Economy

Event Date
Mon, 29 January , 2018
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai,


* What does “future-ready economy” mean?
* Is your business investing in capacity and capability building to make the most of future opportunities and trends or is it preoccupied with current operational challenges?

Join our first breakfast event with Dubai Economy’s Alexandar Williams, Director of the Future Economy Division, who will shed light on the readiness of the Dubai Business Sector in preparing for the future. As we move to an economy driven by innovation, Alexandar will touch on some directions, opportunities and initiatives to enable a future-ready economy in the next 30 years. 

About the speaker: 

Alexandar has logged 28 years’ experience and built expertise in strategy and management, life cycle dynamics of firm growth, competitiveness and productivity. 

Keen on technology innovation and dealing with the Millennial Generation, Alexandar was appointed as the Director of Future Economy of the Dubai Economy, Government of Dubai in January 2015. Since his appointment, he has produced comprehensive integrated industry reports covering 14 sectors of Dubai’s economy, developed advisories on UAE/Dubai industry regulations, formulated a detailed Business Community Engagement Plan and embarked on strategic initiatives in collaboration with partners on future trends and technologies. 

Alexandar received his Masters degree in Public Policy and Administration at the London School of Economics in 1996 and attended the INSEAD International Business Management Programme in 2003.

Please confirm your attendance by 12.00pm on Thursday 25 January.

This is a pre-pay event and your place will not be confirmed until payment is received. Cancellations will be accepted until 11.59am on Thursday 25 January after when “no show fees” will apply.

The BBG Dubai and Northern Emirates is the region’s foremost business-to-business membership networking group – by members, for members – enabling like-minded professionals to further their business interests in the UAE and the wider region. 

Fee includes buffet brekfast (VAT inclusive)
Free valet parking available
Dress: Business

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