Past Events

Fri, 09 Dec, 2016

Al Seef Road British Embassy Compound

BBG Christmas Ball 2016

The BBG 2016 Christmas Ball will surely be a night to remember so make sure your company is remembered with it! To donate a prize or sponsor an element of the night, please contact Pamela on 055 8395638 or email

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Tue, 29 Nov, 2016

Downtown Dubai

BBG Lunch- A Soldier in Arabia

In the run up to the UAE’s 45th National Day, soldier and adventurer David Neild, the youngest officer to serve in the legendary Trucial Oman Scouts when he joined them at the age of only 20 in 1959, will talk about how he was asked to establish and command the Sharjah National Guard in 1972 following the assassination of the Ruler of Sharjah.

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Fri, 18 Nov, 2016

Sheikh Rashid Road, Oud Metha Road

The Annual Dubai Poppy Ball 2016

BBG members and non members are invited to attend the 2016 Dubai Poppy Ball on Friday, 18th November at The Grand Hyatt Dubai. This annual event offers the ideal opportunity for Dubai’s expatriate community to remember those that have fallen in the service of the British and Commonwealth Armed Forces.

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Tue, 15 Nov, 2016

DIFC, Dubai

Croydon, London’s rising star

Since the UK’s EU Referendum result was announced in June, global markets have been shaken and the pound has dropped to a historic low. The UK property market has become more affordable for many foreign investors – partially resulting in a bounce back of transactions after a summer slowdown and UK property prices trending upwards in September.

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Wed, 09 Nov, 2016

Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai

BBG Breakfast Networking at Brothaus

Network with BBG members and guests while enjoying freshly brewed coffee, international breakfast buffet and the best German breads and bakery treats. There is no better way to start your day than by meeting new people and generating leads for your business before heading to the office!

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Wed, 02 Nov, 2016

Al Abraj Street, Business Bay, near Blue Bay Tower

BBG Women in Business Breakfast- How to increase your personal impact online & offline

Numerous social and behavioural scientists have researched and documented the differences between men and women when it comes to recognising and promoting our accomplishments. Generally, women tend to do it less and, consequently, struggle to distinguish themselves from others, gain support and influence others easily and effectively.

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Tue, 01 Nov, 2016

Sheikh Zayed Road

BBG Business Through Learning Breakfast- Mental Resilience

This inspirational session will run through a basic introduction to Mental Resilience and how it can be used to help individuals and teams perform better under pressure. John will also reveal the five key pillars of Mental Resilience which all high achievers in any industry have in place.

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Tue, 25 Oct, 2016

The Atrium Al Habtoor City, Ground Floor, next to the W Dubai entrance

Networking at The Rose and Crown

The Rose & Crown is a traditional British pub serving up great grub, and a selection of beverages served from the Pub Landlord and his team. Located on the ground level of The Atrium in Al Habtoor City, the venue is easily spotted thanks to the red phone box outside!

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Thu, 06 Oct, 2016

Emirates Hills

Joint BBG Golf Day Dinner

BBQ Dinner with tournament prize presentation Fee includes buffet dinner and 2 drinks per person.

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Mon, 26 Sep, 2016

Al Safa Street, near DIFC

Six Essentials for Effective Communication

Effective communication boils down to one simple idea: how to express knowledge with confidence. Not everyone sees themselves as a natural performer but it’s amazing what can be achieved when you have a structure to follow. This 45 minute seminar will provide you with the skills you need for effective communication.

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