Past News January 2017

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10 Lessons Learned from 10 Years in the Middl...

Tue, 31 January, 2017

As our Director of Business Development, Matthew Lewis, celebrates ten years in the UAE, he shares his top lessons, and they’re well worth a read.As His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai celebrates 10 years of leadership in Dubai and reflects on what he has achieved; I also celebrate 10 y...

10 Lessons Learned from 10 Years in the Middl...

Thu, 26 January, 2017

As our Director of Business Development, Matthew Lewis, celebrates ten years in the UAE, he shares his top lessons, and they’re well worth a read. As His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai celebrates 10 years of leadership in Dubai and reflects on what he has achieved; I also celebr...

DON'T MISS YOUR CHANCE! - Annual BBG Gol...

Wed, 18 January, 2017

Dear BBG Members,   Sponsorship opportunities are now open for our 2017 Annual Golf Day which will take place on the 9th of March at Dubai Creek Golf Club. The below presentation link will give you an overview of the sponsorship packages available to BBG member companies. ...

Building Bridges with Boards of Directors

Tue, 17 January, 2017

ENHANCING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN THE ARAB REGION “BUILDING BRIDGES WITH BOARDS OF DIRECTORS” 8-9 March 2017 Abu Dhabi UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Agenda in English REGISTRATION FORM ...

BBG Operations Team supports Sheikh Khalifa&#...

Sun, 15 January, 2017

In line with Sheikh Khalifa’s recent announcement that 2017 is the ‘Year of Giving’ in the UAE, the BBG Operations Team visited Al Noor Training Centre for Children with Special Needs on Wednesday, 11 January. The team members volunteered their time packing cookies baked by the centre's Vocational Training Unit. All funds raised thr...

Meet the BBG Membership Team

Sun, 15 January, 2017

We would like to congratulate our new Membership Relations Officer Hannah Littledale on her promotion to the role and Lindsay Aitken on her appointment as BBG’s Membership Administrator.Hannah has been working behind the scenes as the Membership Administrator with the BBG since July 2015 and is excited to begin working with our members in a ...

BBG and Milton Keynes Business Leaders Partne...

Tue, 03 January, 2017

Secretary of State Liam Fox praises city's historic UAE link-up THE SECRETARY of State for International Trade Liam Fox has applauded the forging of a trade link between a group of Milton Keynes business leaders and the foremost UK business interest group in the United Arab Emirates. Dr Philip Smith, ch...

What’s been happening in the education sect...

Mon, 02 January, 2017

Clair Hattle, our Women in Business Focus Chair, gives us a rundown of what’s been happening in the education sector in 2016, and what we can expect for 2017…Where did the year go? It's passed by so quickly! Hardly enough time to "learn something new each day".So, what's been happening in the world of education in 2016?In a nutshell, the ...

Brexit – what happens next?

Mon, 02 January, 2017

Curious what 2017 will bring, and how Brexit will impact the year? Our Director of Focus Chairs, Andrew Prince, has shared his insight - let us know what you think…Before reading the rest of this article, I’d like you to take a moment to close your eyes, take a couple of deep breaths, relax and visualise a large pond. The water is a little...