South African Business Council in UAE

Connecting South Africans and Building Opportunities

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Hello / Sawubona / Molo / Dumela / Haai / As-salaam ‘alykum

 

A warm welcome to the South African Business Council in the United Arab Emirates. In the true spirit of ubuntu, we are a vibrant community committed to supporting each other.

Established in 2003, our aim is to be the go-to business group in the region for all South Africans. We embrace diversity and welcome everyone with a passion for South Africa.

Whether you are a company looking to generate business and build brand awareness, or an individual looking to build your network, by joining the South African Business Council, you will gain access to an engaged, dynamic, and friendly community.

Through our events, networking opportunities and links to key government and business bodies, we offer exceptional value and support services to our members.

BizNet is back

Expand your professional network and gain industry insights! 🌐🤝

Join us at SABCO for an exclusive morning of networking, idea exchange, and relationship-building with like-minded professionals. Don’t miss this opportunity to make valuable connections, exchange knowledge, and explore new avenues for business growth. 💼🚀

AGM AND AWARD EVENING

Mark your calendars, SABCO Members! Get ready for a night of celebration, insights and recognition at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Members Prize Giving!

Our Vision For Success

OUR VALUE PROPOSITION

Through a series of initiatives such as Youth Development, Entrepreneurship Resilience, Women in Business and Industry Titans, we aim to not only build industry knowledge and excellence, but also co-create with our members and share our knowledge, support and networks.

Accelerate

ACCELERATE businesses to grow and expand in the Middle East

FACILITATE

FACILITATE business to reach and serve the Middle Eastern marketplace

Connect

Creating opportunities for South Africans to CONNECT to an economic and community ecosystem.

Chairman’s Message

 

Since 2003, the South African Business Council has been promoting and developing South African business interests in the UAE. We proudly support our members through creating opportunities for South Africans to CONNECT to an economic and community ecosystem, FACILITATE business to reach and serve the Middle Eastern marketplace, and ACCELERATE businesses to grow and expand in the Middle East.Through a series of initiatives such as Youth Development, Entrepreneurship Resilience, Women in Business and Industry Titans, we aim to not only build industry knowledge and excellence, but also co-create with our members and share our knowledge, support and networks.This year The South African Business Council is proud to be part of team SA in making the South African pavilion a success at the World Expo 2020, the World’s oldest and largest mega event, held every 5 years in cities around the world since its inception. Like the Olympics, which are world festivals of sports, Expos are festivals of culture, technology, innovation, design and human excellence. Our objective is to position South Africa as a globally relevant player and a nation that is able to compete with the best. Showcasing South Africa’s capabilities, as well as its strategic importance in the world. We look forward to having our members part of this journey with us.

Paul Potgieter

Chairman of The South African Business Council

HOW WE HELP

At the South African Business Council in the UAE, our commitment to our members is unwavering. We believe that success is achieved through collective efforts and support. That’s why we offer a wide range of services and resources tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether you’re a business seeking to expand your presence in the UAE market or an individual looking to connect and network within our vibrant community, we’re here to assist you every step of the way. Our services include facilitating valuable connections, organizing networking events, providing business insights, and offering support in navigating the local business landscape. We understand the unique challenges and opportunities in the UAE, and our goal is to empower you with the tools and knowledge to thrive. Together, we build bridges to success and create opportunities that benefit us all. Join us today and discover how we can help you achieve your goals.

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