About

Our purpose is to enhance professional business knowledge and ties with the UAE’s business community and ecosystem, which also puts a unique perspective on the UAE as a bridge for business development within the whole region.

Our purpose is to enhance professional business knowledge and ties with the UAE’s business community and ecosystem, which also puts a unique perspective on the UAE as a bridge for business development within the whole region.

Agenda

The conference participants are executive leaders of the leading companies in the Israeli economy. The participants are Chairperson, CEO’s, and CFO’s only.

*Changes may occur in the agenda.

05:30

Gathering at Ben Gurion Airport

05:30

Gathering at Ben Gurion Airport

07:00

Israir Flight to Dubai International Airport
Leading: Giora Inbar, Chairman, Israir

07:00

Israir Flight to Dubai International Airport
Leading: Giora Inbar, Chairman, Israir

11:45

VIP health and ground handling at Dubai Airport

11:45

VIP health and ground handling at Dubai Airport

14:00

Lunch 
VIP check-in at the hotel

17:00

Opening Session: Welcome to the UAE – at the Convention Center: 
Noga Kainan, President, IEL&CFO Forums
Yael Greenwald, VP, Menora

17:15-19:00

Getting to know the Delegation Members (Hebrew) 
– Osnat Gantz, CEO IEL Forum & Co-CEO CFO Forum

14:00

Lunch 
VIP check-in at the hotel

17:00

Opening Session: Welcome to the UAE – at the Convention Center: 
Noga Kainan, President, IEL&CFO Forums
Yael Greenwald, VP, Menora

17:15-19:00

Getting to know the Delegation Members (Hebrew) 
Osnat Gantz, CEO IEL Forum & Co-CEO CFO Forum

19:30

Gathering at the pool

19:30

Gathering at the pool

20:00

First Dinner in Dubai – Swimming Pool Dinner

20:00

First Dinner in Dubai – Swimming Pool Dinner

08:00-09:00

Breakfast at the Veranda Restaurant

08:00 – 09:00

Breakfast at the Veranda Restaurant

09:30

First Session 
C
hair: Hanny Sobol, CEO Diesenhous

09:40

CAn Intro with the UAE market – an Overview 
– Stephen Anderson, Clients & Markets Leader, PWC ME

10:05

Mizrahi Tefahot’s new strategic plan for the years 2021-2025
Guy Ofer Hirshler, Corporate Division Sector Manager, Mizrahi Tefahot
(Hebrew)

10:30

The points only locals can give you on doing business in Dubai
 Adi Nov, VP ICIC, Israel
 Jean Claus, CEO Euler Hermes UAE

09:30

First Session 
C
hair: Hanny Sobol, CEO Diesenhous

09:40

An Intro with the UAE market – an Overview
 Stephen Anderson Clients & Markets Leader PWC ME

10:05

Mizrahi Tefahot’s new strategic plan for the years 2021-2025
 
Guy Ofer Hirshler, Corporate Division Sector Manager, Mizrahi Tefahot (Hebrew)

10:30

The points only locals can give you on doing business in Dubai
– Adi Nov, VP ICIC, Israel
– Jean Claus, CEO Euler Hermes UAE

11:10-11:40

Coffee break

11:10 – 11:40

Coffee break

11:40

Second Session
C
hair: Daniel Howlett, Regional Head of Commercial Banking, MENAT HSBC Bank Middle East

11:50

What we have learned in three months in the UAE
– Hamed Kazim, Senior Advisor to PwC Middle East
– Doron Sadan, TSP PwC Israel

12:30

Doing Business in UAE
– His Excellency Hamad Buamim, President and CEO, Dubai Chamber of Commerce

11:40

Second Session
C
hair: Daniel Howlett, Regional Head of Commercial Banking, MENAT HSBC Bank Middle East

11:50

What we have learned in three months in the UAE
Hamed Kazim, Senior Advisor to PwC Middle East 
 Doron Sadan, TSP PwC Israel

12:30

Doing Business in UAE 
 His Excellency Hamad Buamim, President and CEO, Dubai Chamber of Commerce

13:00-14:00

Lunch at the Veranda Restaurant

13:00-14:00

Lunch at the Veranda Restaurant

14:00-22:00

Guided in-depth Tour to Dubai
Dinner in the city

14:00 – 22:00

Guided in-depth Tour to Dubai
Dinner in the city

08:00-09:00

Breakfast at the Veranda Restaurant

08:00 – 09:00

Breakfast at the Veranda Restaurant

09:30

First Session
C
hair: Kinneret Ben Asher, Head of Business Development and Sales, PwC Israel

09:40

UAE as a Hub for MENAT Strategies and statistics on how the country is attracting business and investments
Daniel Howlett, Regional Head of Commercial Banking, MENAT HSBC Bank Middle East

10:05

Legal aspects of doing business in UAE
Darren Harris, Partner, PwC Legal UAE
Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Partner, Barnea law

09:30

First Session 
C
hair: Kinneret Ben Asher, Head of Business Development and Sales, PwC Israel

09:40

UAE as a Hub for MENAT Strategies and statistics on how the country is attracting business and investments 
  Daniel Howlett, Regional Head of Commercial Banking, MENAT HSBC Bank Middle East

10:05

Legal aspects of doing business in UAE 
Darren Harris, Partner, PwC Legal UAE 
 Dr. Zvi Gabbay, Partner, Barnea law

10:50-11:20

Coffee break

10:50-11:20

Coffee break

11:20

Second Session 
C
hair: Doron Klausner, CRO, Member of the Board of Management, Mizrahi Tefahot

11:30

Investing in and out of Israel and the UAE
– Bruce Gurfein, CEO, Connect

11:55

Dubai – Gateway to the wider region
– Ismail Maraqa, PwC ME Chairman

11:20

Second Session
C
hair: Doron Klausner, CRO, Member of the Board of Management, Mizrahi Tefahot

11:30

Investing in and out of Israel and the UAE
Bruce Gurfein, CEO, Connect

11:55

Dubai – Gateway to the wider region 
Ismail Maraqa, PwC ME Chairman

13:00-14:00

Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

16:00-19:00

Dunes Safari

16:00 – 19:00

Dunes Safari

19:00

Free evening in the city, Mall of Dubai

19:00

Free evening in the city, Mall of Dubai

07:00-08:30

Breakfast at the Veranda Restaurant

07:00 – 08:30

Breakfast at the Veranda Restaurant

Hotel Checkout

Discovering another Emirate:

Hotel Checkout

Abu Dabi 
Hosted by: His Excellency Eitan Na’eh, Head of Mission, Embassy of Israel Abu-Dhabi, UAE

Discovering Another Emirate:
Abu Dabi 
Hosted by: His Excellency Eitan Na’eh, Head of Mission, Embassy of Israel Abu-Dhabi, UAE

20:00

Gathering at DXB Airport

20:00

Gathering at DXB Airport

23:00

Flight DXB-TLV

23:00

Flight DXB-TLV

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