Advantage Austria, the Foreign Trade Promotion Organization of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber organized on the 20th November in Dubai a conference focusing on the latest economic developments and showcasing projects in the region. Increasing investments from the GCC countries in Africa’s developing regions and the hub function the UAE has played were highlighted. Organizations from the private and public sector in the Gulf gave their insight into their own activities and approaches towards the upcoming powerhouse – Africa.
Mohammed Dayazada, CC Performance Excellence Head, was invited as a panel speaker to the session “Rethink GCC – to Africa through Arabia?” talking about the role and hub function of GCC countries in particular regarding the African markets which is one focus of our conference.
- Mr. Omar Abdul Aziz Khan – Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Director – International Offices
- Mr. Haitham Al Khazaleh – Coface Emirates Services Limited – Director of Risk Assessment
- Mr. Mohammed Dayazada – Camelot Management Consultants Middle East DMCC – Head of Competence Center Performance Excellence
- Mr. Georg Winkler – Commend Middle East FZE – Managing Director
More than 70 companies, subsidiaries, regional representatives and importers of Austrian products and related entities and business units attended the conference offering a platform to think tanks, industry experts and market analysts to share their thoughts regarding means and ways to further integrate Austrian products and services in the regional production process.