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IBN Business Conference
IBN Business Conference

Wed, 28 Feb



IBN Business Conference

Join us for an exclusive evening of networking, innovation, and collaboration at our Business Evening Event. Connect with industry leaders, explore new opportunities, and elevate your professional journey.

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Time & Location:

28 Feb 2024, 19:30 – 21:30

Dubai, Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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About the event:

Join us for the upcoming IBN Business Conference scheduled for Wednesday, 28th February, at The Westin Hotel, beginning at 7:30 pm.                                          

Our distinguished guests for the evening include Simon Coveney, the Minister for Enterprise, Trade, and Employment. Minister Coveney will engage in a Fireside chat with IBN Chair Eugene Barry, discussing the latest advancements in trade and employment, both within Ireland and on the international stage.  

Additionally, we are delighted to welcome Trevor McFarlane, the CEO of EMIR.

Trevor will discuss:

 Stress-Testing Assumptions Amid Growing Complexity 

Take advantage of this interactive, conversational style talk with EMIR's CEO Trevor McFarlane. This compelling talk will unlock insights into global shifts, including Saudi Arabia as a generational opportunity amidst regional complexity and the implications for Dubai as a hub for the world. Join Trevor, one of the most sought-after advisors to global CEOs and senior government officials, as he traverses geopolitics, geoeconomics, Chinese demographics, the fracturing neoliberal order and how your cognitive biases may impact your perception of opportunity in Dubai. This is an essential talk for those invested in the Middle East's future, especially Irish expats in Dubai. 

Trevor McFarlane is one of the most sought-after speakers in the region and CEO of EMIR, an exclusive boutique advisory and research firm powered by Boardroom by EMIR, the Middle East’s most selective intelligence network for CEOs, ministers and other high achievers. EMIR's elite cadre of experts comprises former government officials, esteemed CEOs, globally renowned futurists, visionary economists, tech thought leaders, legal titans, security analysts and a former MI6 spy.

This event is kindly sponsored by Enterprise Ireland.

This event is FREE to IBN Members. Non Members will be charged AED175pp

Food & Beverage Included - One free alchol drink on arrivel with two hours of canapé. and sof drinks throughout. 

Payment links will be sent in advance to all non members of the IBN who wish to added. 

We have limited spaces only so please RSVP as ear;y as possible to secure your place. 

Valet parking on arrivel.

The event will take place in the Ballroom area of the Westin Hotel.

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