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Take the Dubai Fitness Challenge

Mon, 30 October, 2017

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The View from the Chair - A Great British Cel...

Thu, 19 October, 2017

On Friday 13th October 2017, over 400 guests, including fellow members, family and friends celebrated the 30th anniversary of the British Business Group, Dubai & Northern Emirates on the Royal Lawn of The British Embassy in Dubai.   BBG Dubai has been privileged to be supported by the British E...

The View from the Chair - Education, Educatio...

Thu, 12 October, 2017

Thursday, 12th October The highlight of my week happened just this morning as I accompanied our Director of Legal & Secretariat, Helen Barrett to the opening of the new 6th form complex of Dubai English Speaking College in Academic City, Dubai. I was representing the BBG membership and Helen sits on the Board of Governors for DESC. Many ...

The Business Year: Dubai 2018

Sun, 08 October, 2017

The Business Year is a leading research firm and publisher of annual economic resources and digital content, specialising in national economies. Headquartered in London with regional offices in Dubai, Istanbul and Mexico, the company operates in over 28 countries worldwide. Each country-specific edition contains a comprehen...

The View from the Chair - Breakfast with Dr. ...

Thu, 05 October, 2017

Just what the Doctor ordered..... Breakfast with Dr. Liam Fox, UK Secretary of State for International Trade In my role as Chairman of the BBG, I was honoured to be invited to the Residence of Her Majesty's Consul General, Paul Fox, at the British Embassy in Dubai yesterday. It was a small group of British business leade...

Golf in Dubai

Wed, 13 September, 2017

Over 440,000 rounds of golf are played annually across Dubai’s nine prestigious clubs, which between them boast 11 golf courses and an estimated accumulated annual revenue of 500 million AED, accounting for 25% of the revenue of all sports in Dubai. This figure is mainly comprised of resident green fees, food and beverage and membership fees...

Silent Auction for Qantas Points & Flight

Tue, 12 September, 2017

Dear BBG supporters,  Following the success of our silent auction for Emirates Skywards miles, we are pleased to announce that the BBG is holding another friendly bidding war, this time courtesy of Qantas Airways.  Lot 1: A massive 200,000 Qantas Points equivalent to 2x return business c...

Cityscape 2017

Mon, 11 September, 2017

Cityscape Global is one of the most influential real estate events globally and the 16th annual event is set to be another great exhib...

BBG Focus Chair Vacancies

Thu, 07 September, 2017

The BBG Focus Groups provide a forum for members with a common interest to gather and discuss ideas, trends and timely topics of relevance. Any BBG member can be a Focus Group Chair and we are looking for candidates to fill three of the Focus Group Chair vacancies: Travel & Tourism, Business through Learning and Banking...

RTA Dubai Awards for Sustainable Transport Te...

Mon, 04 September, 2017

The RTA Dubai Awards for Sustainable Transport is an annual Award which strives to serve as an encouragement and awareness raising instrument among various segments of the local community. The Awards aim to increase the sense of ownership and social responsibility at all levels of society and particularly within organisations. To rea...

Expo 2020 Dubai - Meet the Buyer Session

Tue, 29 August, 2017

 As part of our commitment to spreading the opportunities associated with Expo 2020 Dubai, we will be holding a Meet the Buyer session for companies in the Facilities Management sector on Wednesday, 20 September.The session will enable a range of varying-sized companies, including SMEs, to participate in workshops attended by members of Expo 2...