Past Events

Thu, 10 May, 2018

Al Garhoud

BBG Annual General Meeting & Lunch

Join us as we celebrate another twelve months of achievements, reflect on the year and look forward to a new year full of BBG activities. The general meeting is a members-only gathering and is free to attend for all members. The always popular AGM lunch is open to members, non-members and guests.

Sun, 06 May, 2018

Hilton JBR (Not Hilton Double Tree)

Mix and Mingle at Trader Vic's

Join us for an evening of networking at Trader Vic’s, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. BBG members enjoy the evening for free while guests may join for a nominal AED68.25.

Tue, 24 Apr, 2018

Roda Al Murooj

Succeeding in the KSA Market

Saudi Arabia is undergoing a period of enormous change and growth. Join us for this seminar exploring Saudi Arabia’s key growth opportunities, the pros and cons of launching and operating in this market, and strategies for success.

Mon, 16 Apr, 2018

Media 1 Hotel, Media City

Networking it is!

This is your chance to meet the members contesting positions, face-to-face, If, that is, any of the BBG Committee positions are contested this year. Nominations for 2018/19 Committee positions now open! Visit the AGM page on our website for more information.

Sun, 25 Mar, 2018

Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Mix & Mingle at McGettigans Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Nestled in the heart of Souk Madinat Jumeirah, McGettigan’s is a popular, lively Irish venue focusing on great food and drinks, live music and sport. Gather your business cards and join us for what will be a great night of business networking in a social and relaxed atmosphere.

Wed, 21 Mar, 2018

Al Falak Street, Dubai Media City

The Corporate Happiness Advantage

In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, we have partnered with Fiona Barron, CEO and Founder of The Happiness Hub, who will show us all how to use happiness and positivity as tools to raise our overall performance as well as that of our colleagues and, consequently, our businesses.

Tue, 20 Mar, 2018

Jumeriah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Rd

The Sales Self Defence

Although the customer is king, his purchase decisions are only as good as the information he is given. Join John Mactear, Senior Consultant for Mercuri International, and learn valuable techniques which will put you and your sales team on equal footing with your customer by demonstrating real value to them at every stage of the sales process.

Thu, 15 Mar, 2018

Jumeriah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah St - Dubai

First Hand Update from the British Embassy in the UAE

In the machinery of Government changes that followed the Brexit referendum the Department for International Trade (DIT) was created. Encompassing the work of what was formerly UKTI, of UK Export Finance, new work on Trade Policy, and other areas like the GREAT campaign, DIT is now charged.

Tue, 13 Mar, 2018

Jumeriah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Rd

Risky Business

The MENA region in 2018 is facing geopolitical risk resulting from five key drivers that will be discussed in detail along with how they are likely to impact your business. Whether you are a start-up founder, CEO of a multinational or anything in between, we invite you to a session presented by Andreas Carleton Smiths, CEO of Control Risks Group ME

Tue, 13 Mar, 2018

Jumeriah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Rd

Get 300% more results from every business and social networking event

Would you like to get more results from every Networking event? This session is uniquely blended to cater for the experienced Networking and the beginner. If networking is fundamental to your business and life success then this session is a must. Even Rory Mcilroy has a coach.