Member Login   |   Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Join Now
Bahrain & Saudi Arabia - Kingdoms of Opportunity
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend
Bahrain & Saudi Arabia - Kingdoms of Opportunity

Saudi Arabia is the UK’s 23rd largest export market, with exports worth £1,873.2m and total imports of £922.3m in 2007. It is the UK’s largest trading partner in the Middle East and the second largest export market in the region after the UAE. The UK is Saudi Arabia's second largest foreign investor after the USA

11/02/2009
When: Wednesday 11 February 2009
From 17:15 until 8:00 PM
Where: National Space Centre
Exploration Drive
Leicester, Leicestershire  LE4 5NS
United Kingdom
Contact: emita
01332 826424

« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Presentations


The information provided in presentations is for guidance only and is no substitute for legal and other professional advice. EMITA does not accept responsibility for the opinions expressed by speakers

 

To view the presentations from the event, please click here

* Please note that you have to be an emita member to have access to the presentations.


Please click here to view the flyer (pdf)

Saudi Arabia is the UK’s 23rd largest export market, with exports worth £1,873.2m and total imports of £922.3m in 2007. It is the UK’s largest trading partner in the Middle East and the second largest export market in the region after the UAE. The UK is Saudi Arabia's second largest foreign investor after the USA.

 

About the event

Bahrain has a small and reasonably prosperous economy with less dependence on oil than most Gulf States. Trade between the UK and Bahrain is strong, with 2007 UK exports of goods at £217m. Bahrain's diversity and openness continue to present opportunities for exporters.

All this simply reflects the opportunities to export to these two Gulf countries and our next seminar, Bahrain & Saudi Arabia – kingdoms of opportunity will explore the potential opportunities to develop your business in the region.

 

We have arranged for four experts to share with us the benefit of their knowledge:

  • Phil Dowrick, High Growth Market Specialist – Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, UKTI will give us an overview of the GCC Countries and the exciting opportunities in Saudi Arabia.
  • Robert Edge, Business Development ManagerBahrain Economic Development Board, will show how Bahrain is a logical access point to the neighbours throughout the Gulf region.
  • John McDevitt, Market Development Manager and Paul Godfrey, Distributor Sales Manager of RS Components, will share their practical experience about their time in the market, the struggles they have had through to the success they enjoy today. 


Programme:

17h15             Registration & refreshments

 

18h00             Welcome and introduction

 

18h10             Overview of the GCC Countries

Phil Dowrick

 

18h25             Doing Business in Bahrain

Robert Edge

 

18h55             Question and answer session

 

19h05             Doing Business in Saudi Arabia

Phil Dowrick

 

19h20             Question and answer session

 

19h30             Case Study Saudi Arabia

John McDevitt, R S Compnents

 

19h50             Question and answer session

 

20h00             Close and networking 

 


The seminar will take place at the National Space Centre in Leicester on Wednesday 11 February 2009. Registration and snacks will commence at 17h15 and the seminar will start at 18h00.

To register you can either book online or e-mail us. Alternatively, you can phone Elizabeth on 0115 9471767.

Community Search
Events Calendar

08/03/2017
Women in Export part of International Women’s Day

05/04/2017
Market Focus: East Africa

10/05/2017
Technical Workshop: Money Matters

14/06/2017
Market Focus: South America

12/07/2017
Market Focus: Europe

emita
3 Barrow Road
Sileby
Leicestershire
LE12 7LW

Tel: +44 (0) 1509 815 011
Email: rachel@emita.org.uk

  Delivered in partnership with...
   

East Midlands International Trade Association (emita) is a company limited by guarantee and is registered in England and Wales under company number 5568876. Registered office:3 Barrow Road  Sileby  LE12 7LW

 
Privacy Policy Terms of Website Cookie Policy Event and Membership T/C's


Accept Cookies?