Doing business in the Middle East Webinar

23 April 2015

12.00pm – 12.45pm

The International Trade team together with the High Growth Market Unit (HGMU) at Scottish Development International (SDI) will be delivering a webinar on trading in the Middle East.

Who’s it for

Any Highlands and Islands business looking to or that has just started trading in the Middle East.

This short webinar will look at

  • SDI's High Growth Market Unit in the Middle East
  • Overview of the Middle East and doing business there
  • Current key opportunities in the Middle East
  • How to access the High Growth Market desk

Additionally to the webinar we have a very small number of telephone 1-2-1 sessions available after the webinar.  The 1-2-1’s will be on a first come first served basis and you must state when registering if you wish to request one of these.

This webinar will be delivered by Colin Crabbe, International Senior Manager of High Growth Markets Unit and Alex Watson, Head of Corporate Services, Davidson & Co Legal Consultants. 

Colin has lived and worked in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states for twenty years mainly in the private sector and most recently as the Middle East Regional Manager for Scottish Development International (2010-2013) leading a team based at the company’s Office within the British Embassy in Dubai,  Colin is now based in Scotland and heads up the High Growth Markets Unit, using this experience to help Scottish companies do business in the Middle East.

Alex has 15 years experience in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), focusing on company formations, joint ventures and the nuances of setting up and carrying out business in the UAE.  Alex is a member of our GlobalScot network with a wealth of local knowledge and expertise about the Middle East market.  Alex's extensive network within the local community allows him to be able to recommend existing companies and sponsors as possible partners looking to leverage a presence in the UAE.

Watch our video on finding routes to Middle East markets with GlobalScot, Alex Watson

How to Register

Complete the registration form.

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