Last reviewed 16 April 2014

More than 700 international senior business professionals from across the world will be in Dubai next month for Arabian Gateway, an event aimed at those actively seeking to expand their company sales in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), using the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as their base.

The five-day event, running from 25 to 29 May, offers delegates the opportunity to participate in discussions, develop business plans, take part in collaborative workshops and hear from leading experts on business establishment in the UAE.

In addition, companies will be able to present to the UAE government those areas it targets for investment, including aviation, construction, education, energy, financial services, food services, healthcare, information technology, infrastructure, legal services, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, power and utilities, professional services, telecommunications, tourism and hospitality, and transportation.

Delegates are promised local and regional partnership introductions, accurate data on sectors and markets, and information on how to establish regional headquarters.

Each delegate to the event will also be provided with the region’s major business database, from Zawya Thomson Reuters. More details, including how to register online, can be found here.