Past Events

Wed, 04 May, 2016

Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai

The Creation and Journey of Dubai’s Cultural Icon - Dubai Opera

We welcome Jasper Hope, Chief Executive of Dubai Opera who will take BBG members & guests through the journey of bringing this new artistic venue to life in the city. Jasper will cover what the highlights & challenges have been of building Dubai Opera & will explain how Dubai Opera will position itself as the performing arts hub of the Middle East

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Tue, 03 May, 2016


How to Build a Luxury Brand

In this Focus Marketing breakfast session Nicole Deumens, Head of Marketing and Innovation at Chalhoub Group, will show how to build a luxury brand within this changing landscape. The presentation will draw on the company’s 60-year experience in the region’s luxury market, consumer segmentation based on 2,000 face-to-face interviews.

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Thu, 28 Apr, 2016


Annual Golf BBQ Dinner

BBQ Dinner brought to you by Select Property on the clubhouse terrace with tournament prize presentation and live entertainment from DJ Marky Mark

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Wed, 20 Apr, 2016

Sheikh Zayed Road

Reaping the benefits of mentoring for you and your organisation

Mentoring can be a great way to: onboard new employees, develop and retain talent, provide companywide engagement, promote positive communication and increase cross cultural and gender understanding. We will be exploring: the benefits of mentoring within and outside of companies; the benefits to the mentee, mentor and company; and more...

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Mon, 11 Apr, 2016

Al Wasl Road, Al Safa 2

MEMBERS ONLY: Coffee Break with Khalaf Al Habtoor

In a rare opportunity, BBG members are invited to join Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor for coffee on the 11th April when he will share his views on the history and the significance of the UK-UAE relationship; the importance of the early years in developing the UAE nation; and the investment climate in the UAE.

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Mon, 04 Apr, 2016

Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Talking Toolbox – how to engage your audience’s attention when speaking in public.

Jeremy Nicholas is on a mission to make the world’s speakers more engaging and entertaining. Jeremy uses skills learnt as a broadcaster, a journalist and a comedian to make his sessions highly informative…as well as great fun.

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Mon, 28 Mar, 2016

Al Abraj Street, Business Bay, near Blue Bay Tower

Entrepreneurship & Social Entrepreneurship: Has the Post-Capitalist Era Arrived?

Socio-economic commentators are already talking about the post-capitalism era. Social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility programmes are changing our world for the better and on March 28th, members and their guests are invited to an inspiring & life changing breakfast event to learn how.

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Mon, 21 Mar, 2016

Sheraton Dubai Creek

Morning Networking at Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo

Following the successful launch of our breakfast networking, the BBG is pleased to invite you to join us at Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo located at the Sheraton Creek on Baniyas Street. With unparalleled views of the Creek and Dubai skyline, members and guests will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the venue to network and build business relationships.

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Thu, 17 Mar, 2016

Al Garhoud

MEMBERS ONLY: Emirates’ Nujoum Training Day

BBG is pleased to invite our members to Nujoum at the Emirates Training College, building A (aircraft-shaped building) for an exciting and unique experience that will take you to a journey introducing you to the Emirates’ service delivery philosophy. Throughout the training, you will be taking part in a number of energetic and fun activities

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Thu, 03 Mar, 2016


Building Networks of Influence: The Significance of Culture and Gender

Come along and find out: Why you and your organisation should be interested in these issues of management, cultures and genders; How you can develop networking skills amongst all employees; What are the benefits for men, women and the organisation when networking works; Contemporary examples of effective practice in networking

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