Golf’s Race to Dubai Connects the Emirate with UK Businesses

Golf’s Race to Dubai Connects the Emirate with UK Businesses
28 May 2017 -
  • Golf’s Race to Dubai Connects the Emirate with UK Businesses
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Thought leaders and senior representatives of British business gathered in London to get more information concerning Expo 2020 Dubai and the emirate's drive in the direction of an innovation economy throughout two business breakfast sessions presented around the latest instalment of the European Trip's Race to Dubai, the 2017 BMW PGA Golf Championship at Wentworth, United Kingdom (UK).

Taking place in central London on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th Might, the sessions were arranged by Falcon and Associates, a tactical advisory company working for the Dubai leadership, together with its affiliate Falcon Golf, a new entity set up to optimize golf in Dubai.

Peter Dawson, Chairman of Falcon Golf, claimed "As the European Excursion's season-long competitors containing 47 events in 26 countries, the Race to Dubai offers a natural hosting platform to bring golf and business with each other in key markets around the world, to inform the wider Dubai tale and to highlight chances that exist in the emirate. Business breakfasts in London confirmed to be widely useful here and we waiting to involving with the larger global business community as the Scenic tour walks around the world."

Representatives from the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in the UK, the British Council, Dubai's Division of Tourist & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Knowledge and Human Advancement Authority (KHDA) existed in addition to a variety of organisations including Emirates Airline company and the European Tour.

Chaired by Rt Hon Sir Hugh Robertson KCMG DL, Vice Chairman of International Relations, Falcon and Associates, the Thursday session concentrated on Exposition 2020 Dubai-- the initial World Exposition to be presented in the center East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.

Speaking at the event, Simon Clegg CBE, Chief Operating Officer of Expo 2020 Dubai said, "Expo 2020 Dubai will certainly be a celebration of human resourcefulness and innovation, and a platform where numerous people and numerous nations and firms will certainly have the ability to create new links that move us right into the future. The UK was house to the initial World Expo, in 1851, and it was among the very first nations to commit to participate in our Expo. We're expecting seeing the imagination that Britain required to the recent Expos in Shanghai and Milan in Dubai, where global individuals will certainly have the ability to start service their structures from April next year."

Understanding exactly how innovation is owning Dubai's financial policy was the concentrate on the Friday session where the most up to date growths were talked about by an expert panel containing Simon Devonshire OBE, Business owner in House at the UK Federal government, Department for Business, Innovation and Abilities (BIS); Marios Maratheftis, Chief Financial expert of Criterion Chartered and Roland Daher, Head of Dubai 100 at Falcon and Associates.

Commenting on the session, Simon Devonshire OBE claimed: "Ultimately my operate in the UK Government has to do with developing sustainable and dynamic entrepreneurial eco-systems. With Wayra, the business accelerator that I aided construct, our goal was to 'build Silicon Valleys around the world'. I checked out Dubai earlier this year, and I am actually thrilled that a great eco-system might grow there."

The 2017 BMW PGA Champion ends on Sunday 25th Could prior to the Race to Dubai heads to Malmö, Sweden for the Nordea Masters taking place on 1st-4th June, 2017. The Race to Dubai finishes at the DP World Scenic tour Championship in Dubai.

For more details on the key themes covered during the sessions, please visit www.vision.ae.