Throughout the year we run several events either through our working groups or in conjunction with our partners.  The aim of these events is to increase bilateral trade and allow opportunities for networking.  We will also use these pages to notify you of other events that my be of interest.  If you would like further information about any of our events please contact us.


18th Plenary Session - 12 November 2020

The UAE-UK Business Council will be hosting its 18th Plenary Meeting on 12 November which will be Co-Chaired by His Excellency Ahmed Al Sayegh, Minister of State to the UAE Cabinet and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Markets and Sir Edward Lister, Chief Strategic Adviser to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

2021 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Business Council’s founding, and, over the year ahead, it will focus on harnessing new partnerships in innovation, future tech and 4th industrial revolution applications, education, culture and skills, healthcare, energy and sustainable growth and industry and infrastructure. In addition the Business Council will run a series of campaigns on priority areas such as food security and space, where there is strong potential for closer engagement between UK and UAE businesses and innovators.

The Business Council will also be expanding its membership in order to include more SMEs and entrepreneurs.