Event Details

Getting Out of the Business Desert

Event Date: Tue, 01 May, 2018
Event Time: 07:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Venue: Level 2, Capital Club
Location: Gate Village DIFC, Building 3

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Member Registrations: 147 AED
Non Members Fee: 262.5 AED

Registration Closed

Bogged down in business? Stumbling for success? Or just want the inside track on what works? Join the British Business Group’s panel discussion with 4 inspirational guides sharing their vast experience on how to make it out of the business desert and reach your ambitions. It’s not just SME’s and start-ups who are struggling in the current economic climate and there are many facets of doing business in the region that can make you feel like you’re going around in circles, getting over one challenge to only see more in every direction.

Find the inside track on how to make it in Dubai from a panel of 4 local leaders with success stories to share. Covering the whole journey from setting up to sale and beyond, discover the real tricks of trade that work, an insight into what really sets small businesses up for success.

From Rags to Riches, Yann Mrazek is an inspiration to show that perspiration and dedication can bring great success. Arriving with nothing to his name, Yann worked his way up to Managing Partner of M/HQ Legal Services and is the Chair of Step Arabia. 70% of his clients are first generation entrepreneurs and you can learn from his vast experience advising these successful individuals and entrepreneurial families as well as his own remarkable journey.

Referrals and Relationship building for word of mouth is the way to build a brand and business, and Phil Bedford, Master Franchisee for Asentiv across the GCC and South India will give tips on how to engage, connect and grow your business organically by recommendation. Phil’s a best-selling author with NLP Master Practitioner.

Ramez Helou, Professor of Sales and Leadership at Hult International Business School and the founder of The Academy for Sales Excellence will share his art of closing the sale. Having trained over 70,000 sales professionals in 5 continents over 27 years, you’ll discover truly effective ways for your clients to value your time and reward your vision.

Andy Yiacoumi is the MD and co-founder of CMS Credit Management Services. Given the UAE’s a challenging environment for those who fall foul of finance and that cashflow is one of the biggest causes of business failure, hear all you need to know to get paid – on time and in full. 


Fee includes buffet breakfast
Valet parking also available at a fee of AED 20 for 3 hours to be paid directly to Capital Club after the event
Dress: Business

Cancellations will be accepted until 11.59am on Sunday 29 April after when “no show fees” will apply.

If your company is a BBG member and you are not a named member, please register by emailing booking@bbgdxb.com to benefit from the member rate. Named members should register online as usual.

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.

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