Upcoming Events

    • 10 August 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC+04:00)
    • Webinar
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    Join the Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi and Canadian Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates in collaboration with Trowbridge Professional Corporation for a live webinar on navigating personal tax issues through COVID-19 and beyond for Canadians living in the UAE.

    Expert Speaker, Wayne Bewick, Managing Partner of Trowbridge Professional Corporation will be presenting important updates and advice on navigating personal tax issues through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. This valuable live, interactive webinar can be viewed from the comfort of your home and will address the following:

    • Update on revised Canadian tax filing and payment deadlines
    • Discussion on COVID-19 tax related initiatives that have been introduced
    • Canadian tax residency issues should you need to move back to Canada
    • Discussion on how individuals currently in Canada are impacted if they can’t get back to the UAE for a lengthy period of time
    • Potential tax implications for Canadians working globally in the face of COVID-19 


      Registration:

      • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary
        • 12 August 2020
        • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (UTC+04:00)
        • Webinar
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        The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi is pleased to support the live webinar: The Dubai Advantage - Health Sector Opportunities hosted by CBC Dubai and Northern Emirates.

        This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the current healthcare ecosystem and opportunities available in the healthcare ecosystem in Dubai.

        Colliers International Healthcare Analysis revealed that healthcare spending in the UAE is expected to reach US$2.4 billion by 2025 and $3.6 billion by 2030 and the UAE ranks in the world’s top 20 for healthcare spending per capita.

        Due to its world-class infrastructure, central global position and excellent healthcare services, Dubai has become the hub for medical tourism in the Middle East. Combined with expected population growth the medical industry has thrived and prior to recent events the predicted value of the UAE healthcare market was set to reach 19.5 billion by 2020.

        A large section of DHA’s Dubai Health Strategy 2021 focuses on innovation such as 3D Modelling, Robotic Pharmacy, Digitisation, Health Apps and Smart Fitness.

        Among many best-in-class hospitals and clinics, Dubai is also home to the world's largest medical free zone, Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC).

        The Dubai Health industry presents a growth opportunity and companies interested in expanding their businesses offshore and/or diversification through accessing high-potential new markets are invited to gain insight from the various presentations.

        Several VIP speakers will kick off the program and a Q & A period will be offered at the end.

        Featured presenters include:

        • Dubai Health Authority
        • Dubai Healthcare City
        • Dubai Science Park
        • Dubai FDI – “The Dubai Advantage”

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        • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary
          • 17 August 2020
          • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (UTC+04:00)
          • Webinar
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          The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi is organizing a Communities of Interest (COI): Aerospace, Defense and Security Virtual Meeting. This meeting is a gathering of CBC Abu Dhabi members and invited guests from the Aerospace, Defense and Security sector to discuss pressing issues and how to collaborate and work together for mutual benefits.

          Discussion points are as follows:

            • Defense and security business outlook
            • Defense contracting status
            • Localization and offsets
            • Tradeshow statuses
            • Defense export authorizations
            • Any other business

            Running Order:

            • 2:00pm          Welcome and introduction
            • 2:05pm          Meeting discussion and Q&A
            • 2:55pm          Closing remarks
            • 3:00pm          Meeting ends

            Registration:

            • CBC members: Complimentary
            • Non-CBC members: By invitation only

            Become a CBC member and get access to this exclusive meeting.

            Join now! https://cbcabudhabi.com/page-18137

            • 18 August 2020
            • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (UTC+04:00)
            • Webinar
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            The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi is pleased to support the live webinar The Dubai Advantage - Logistics Sector Opportunities hosted by CBC Dubai and Northern Emirates in collaboration with Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI).

            The UAE's logistics sector has been making great strides over the recent years, as the country retains its advanced ranking across global competitiveness indices thanks to the strong offerings of its free zones and massive infrastructure investments. Many distributors and retail chains operate in the wider region and use the UAE with its excellent logistics and warehousing as a base for re-exports, thereby offering additional value add and sales opportunities to international suppliers.

            As part of Dubai’s Industrial Strategy 2030, the development of the logistics sector is seen as a strategically important goal for sustained long term success of the national economy. Studies developed by the Ministry of Economy believe that the country's integrated free zones, massive investments in infrastructure and fast-growing e-commerce are some of the key reasons that are driving the logistics industry and putting the UAE ahead of the most of the emerging markets globally.

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              • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary
                • 24 August 2020
                • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (UTC+04:00)
                • Webinar
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                Join the Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi for a live webinar in collaboration with ProPartner Group on Setting-up a Business in the UAE Post-Covid.

                Expert speakers will discuss the following points: 

                • Mainland setups – updates and overview
                • Free zone setups – updates and overview.
                • Visa updates – recent updates for visa processing in UAE

                Speakers:


                Jade Wong – Business Development Manager, Abu Dhabi

                Jade is a driven Business Development Manager for Pro Partner Group. With over 6 years of experience in the UAE, Jade is responsible for the development of relationships as well as providing effective support to clients to ensure they receive professional communication on their business requirements. With extensive knowledge and experience of Abu Dhabi , Jade has assisted with the setup of various SME and Multi-National companies whilst providing honest and reliable information to clients and strives for excellent customer service. Jade holds a BA Hons – International Business Studies with Spanish Degree.


                Libbie Burtinshaw – Operations Manager, UAE

                Libbie is Operations Manager for the UAE and assists clients from the formation of the company through to the onboarding of staff and the duration of the company’s lifecycle, making sure each business is compliant with UAE laws and regulations. Libbie controls the regulatory processes from the outset and, with the assistance of our able team of Government Liaison Officers, ensures all processes are completed in a timely manner.

                Libbie’s greatest attribute is being able to truly understand the needs of her clients and possesses the unique ability to identify her clients requirements by asking the relevant questions, evaluating their needs and then implementing the necessary skills and services to service them with the upmost quality. Libbie believes in the core values of honesty, respect, integrity and ensuring peace of mind for her clientele. Libbie has a BA Hons degree in Journalism.


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                • CBC members and non-CBC members: Complimentary
                  • 20 November 2020
                  • 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM (UTC+04:00)
                  • Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island
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                  Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance of the United Arab Emirates, the Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi is holding its annual Maple Leaf Ball (MLB) 2020, a grand Gala Dinner celebrating our distinguished Canadian and U.A.E. companies in Abu Dhabi. An evening with canapes, cocktails, exquisite four-course dinner and great entertainment.

                  Book your tickets and be entertained at the Maple Leaf Ball happening on Friday, 20 November 2020, 6:00pm till late at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort.

                  This prestigious gala dinner is open to all!

                  Dress code: Black-tie / national dress / Great Gatsby glamour

                  Amazing Ticket Prices:
                  CBC Member: AED 385
                  Non-CBC Member: AED 495
                  Table of 10: AED 4,500
                  Prices are inclusive of 5% VAT.

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