Past Events

Mon, 30 May, 2016

Sheikh Zayed Road

Ramadan Reflections – Breakfast Insights into the Cultural Significance of the Holy Month

There are many misconceptions regarding Ramadan and what it means. The BBG is fortunate to have secured an audience with Amal Loring, a certified inter-cultural intelligence (ICI) consultant and coach. Amal will share with BBG members the significance of Ramadan and the opportunities it actually holds for business people in the Middle East.

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Tue, 17 May, 2016

Emirates Financial Tower

Morning Networking at Mint Leaf of London

Mint Leaf of London will welcome BBG members and guests for a networking breakfast on Tuesday, 17th May. Take advantage of Mint Leaf Dubai’s convenient DIFC location, luxurious interiors and stunning views of the iconic Burj Khalifa and Downtown skyline while you enjoy a productive start to your working day over a hearty breakfast.

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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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