Australian Arab Business Forum (AABF)

Organization: Australian Businesswomen's Forum

Venue: The University of Sydney

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Event Date/Time: May 21, 2015 / 6:30 pm - (GMT +10:00 hours) End Date/Time: May 22, 2015 / 5:00 pm - (GMT +10:00 hours)
Registration Date: May 21, 2015 Time: 12:00:00(GMT +10:00 hours)
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Description

The Australia Arab Business Forum (AABF) is a one-day international conference for companies expanding to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Taking place at the University of Sydney from 21-22 May, the AABF is Australia’s only conference focused on equipping business people to do business in the MENA region, covering the health, education, infrastructure and food & beverage sectors.

We’ll answer these questions for you:

“Why should I consider taking my business to the MENA?”

“Which country should I choose, and why?”

“How can I start, maintain and expand a business in the MENA region?”

Speakers and panelists at this year’s event include:

  • Senior executives from Australian companies who have successfully taken their business to the MENA region
  • Senior representatives from MENA institutions who can help you get started in the region
  • Business people from the MENA region keen to connect with Australian companies

Keynote speakers include:

  • Her Excellency Dr Shaikha Al Maskari, Chairperson, Al Maskari Holding (United Arab Emirates)
  • Eng Usamah M. Al Kurdi, President, Alagat Company and Vice Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services, Australian Government
  • Mr Talal Yassine OAM, Chairman, Council for Australian-Arab Relations and Managing Director, Crescent Wealth
  • Mr Bruce Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer, Aspen Medical
  • Ms Marisa Mastroianni, Chief Executive Officer, UOW Enterprises
  • Ms Helen Zimmerman, Group General Manager - Government and Stakeholder Relations, Navitas
  • Mr Tom McKeon, Chief Executive Officer, Hassad Australia
  • Lee McDonald, Partner and Global Head of Rail, Ashurst
  • Ms Melinda Richards, Director, SuperSprout
  • Mr William Jenkins, Educational Developer, Australian National University

Join us the University of Sydney on 22 May to:

  • Access the most up-to-date commercial information on the MENA region
  • Learn strategies for taking your business forward in MENA markets
  • Make connections with people operating in-market

Register now for this dynamic business networking opportunity in Sydney, and expand your knowledge and networks with the Middle East.

Venue

Eastern Avenue
Sydney
NSW
Australia
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Organizations

Australian Businesswomen's Forum
Suite B, Building 30
Sydney
NSW
2000
Australia

Conference Speakers

  • Her Excellency Dr Shaikha Al Maskari, Chairperson, Al Maskari Holding (United Arab Emirates)
  • Eng Usamah Al Kurdi, President, Alagat Company and Vice Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Mr Talal Yassine OAM, Chairman, Council for Australian-Arab Relations and Managing Director, Crescent Wealth
  • Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services
  • Mr Bruce Armstrong, Chief Operating Officer, Aspen Medical
  • Ms ​Helen Zimmerman, Group General Manager - Government and Stakeholder Relations, Navitas Limited
  • Mr Tom McKeon, Chief Executive Officer, Hassad Australia
  • Ms Marisa Mastroianni, Chief Executive Officer, UOW Enterprises
  • Lee McDonald, Partner and Global Head of Rail, Ashurst
  • Ms Melinda Richards, Director, Super Sprout
  • Mr William Jenkins, Educational Developer, Australian National University (ANU)