U.S. Industry at Forefront of Space Innovation

A distinguished panel of executives from Boeing, Jacobs, Lockheed Martin, and StarLab Oasis charted the future of breakthroughs in space technology during the second installment of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council’s business roundtable series at the U.S. Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. This discussion coincided with Expo’s “Space Week” and comes ahead of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC), […]

H.E. Omar Al Olama Discusses the Future with the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council’s Digital Domain Working Group

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a briefing and discussion with His Excellency Omar Al Olama, U.A.E. Minister of Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy, and Remote Work Applications on Tuesday, October 19th at the Ritz Carlton DIFC in Dubai.  The meeting was attended by some 40 key executives from U.S. and U.A.E. companies in the technology, healthcare, financial services, and […]

“Projects of 50,” Expo 2020, and Sustainability Figure Prominently in U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council Board Meeting

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted its 14th annual Board of Directors meeting on October 7th 2021 at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC under the co-Chairmanship of H.E. Waleed Al Muhairi, Deputy Group CEO of Mubadala Investment Company, and, for the first time, Dr. Tomislav Mihaljevic, CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic.  This year’s meeting welcomed Hana AlRostamani, […]

Mubadala C.E.O. Heralds Strong Ties with U.S. Business Community and Commitment to Expand Investment Relationship as Global Economy Accelerates

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a luncheon in honor of His Excellency Khaldoon Al Mubarak, Mubadala Investment Company’s Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, on October 7th 2021, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Please see here for a recording of the discussion.  Abu Dhabi government-owned Mubadala is one of the largest sovereign investors in the United States […]

American Innovation in Energy Showcased at Expo 2020 Dubai

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council launched its Expo 2020 business roundtable series at the U.S. Pavilion on Monday October 4th with a thought-provoking discussion about the future of energy and powering a cleaner and more sustainable planet.  Distinguished panelists from ExxonMobil, GE, Westinghouse, and Khalifa University unpacked groundbreaking developments in renewables, carbon capture and storage, and nuclear power in conversation with Business Council President Danny Sebright. This […]

U.A.E. Ministers of Economy Talk Investment in Visit to Financial Capital

U.A.E. Minister of Economy H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, and U.A.E. Minister of State for Foreign Trade H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi came to New York on September 15th, as they continued a week-long tour of the United States that has showcased the dramatic reforms to the U.A.E.’s investment and business environment since the pandemic. This New York visit […]

U.A.E. Ministers of Economy Shed Light on “Unprecedented” Economic Reforms, Preview More to Come

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a luncheon with His Excellency Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, U.A.E. Minister of Economy, and His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, U.A.E. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on Tuesday, September 14th at the St. Regis in Washington, DC. Their Excellencies detailed the goals and objectives of their visit to the U.S., which comprises one […]

“Remarkable has Become Normal,” One Year Into Abraham Accords

Leaders from the U.S., U.A.E., and Israel discussed the continued evolution of trilateral U.S.-U.A.E.-Israel business and people-to-people ties one year after the signing of the Abraham Accords during a U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council webinar moderated by President of the Business Council, Danny Sebright. A video of the webinar, which took place on September 14th, 2021, can be found here.  Shaima Gargash, Deputy Chief of Mission at […]

“Projects of the 50” Initiative Marks Historic Moment

Executives from Citi, DIFC, and DMCC discussed the U.A.E.’s landmark announcement this week of 50 new economic initiatives known as the “Projects of the 50” during a webinar co-hosted by the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and DLA Piper on Dubai’s evolving business climate. A video of the webinar, which took place on 8 September 2021, can […]

U.A.E. Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure Sets the Scene for Gastech 2021

The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a private luncheon with His Excellency Yousif Ahmed Al Ali, Assistant Undersecretary at the U.A.E. Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure on Sunday, September 5th at the Rosewood in Abu Dhabi. Setting the scene ahead of Gastech 2021 taking place 21-23 September in Dubai, H.E. discussed the U.A.E.’s overall energy strategy and goals for the future with leading U.S. and […]