The Africa-Dubai summit will be the global elite conference for the African continent in Dubai with a strong emphasis on the participation and empowerment of African leaders.
This is backed by an unparalleled networking event for businesses interested in taking off in the Middle East and Africa.
The summit, under the Dubai Expo’s visionary statement of “connecting minds and creating the future” aims to connect world investors to leading decision-makers in the MEA region.
Dubai is recognised as the globalized financial capital and the undisputed tourism, trade and banking hub of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The city and capital of the emirate of Dubai, Dubai is well known globally. It is one of the wealthiest of the seven countries making up the federation of the United Arab Emirates created in 1971 after independence from Great Britain.
With this heritage, the Dubai Expo is held under the Royal patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi (Arabic: الشيخ احمد بن فيصل القاسمي), a member of the ruling family of Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah through the leadership of H.E. Tomasz Zaleski, chairman of the Royal Office UAE and Salwa Abdul Aziz Zein, super-connector and the world’s first woman CEO of the leading Sheikh Office in the Arab world.
The 1st edition of the Africa-Dubai investment summit will be hosted by Africa World Business Centre (AWBC), a global organization empowering African entrepreneurs in collaboration with Leaders without Borders Development Centre (LWBDC).
The Africa-Dubai summit will take place at Habtoor Palace, Al Habtoor City from 29th- 30th September 2021. This will be followed by a charity event and a guided tour in the Dubai Expo for our VIP guests who will include Ministers, Political leaders, Diplomatic corps, senior-level government officials from the Middle East and Africa.
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al-Qassimi’s Private Office will be awarding “International Honours” to African, Middle East leaders, executive producers, celebrities, tech entrepreneurs, humanitarians and guests speakers with outstanding contributions towards making the world a better place selected to receive the prestigious award.
The exquisite event will also showcase an exclusive upcoming Hollywood movie to be shot in the UAE as a Royal Office initiative supporting the emergence of “Dubai” and “Abu Dhabi” as the world’s next film industry hub.
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi is a member of one of the most prominent Royal Families in the UAE with a team that shares his vision and determination. The Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi Private Office has an unparalleled competitive experience, invaluable business relationships and presence in the Dubai market.
H.H Sheikh Ahmed born Faisal Al-Qassimi graduated from the Royal Military Sandhurst College in the United Kingdom in 2003 and as a big fan of sports, especially, football – supported the Youth in sports.
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His business portfolio includes investments in real estate which started in 2012 after he joined his brother H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi in the sector acquiring hotels in the United Kingdom and the United States.
He is a Co-Founder of the Al Qassimi Group of Companies and Investments under which Sheikh Ahmed is growing his businesses in different sectors with investors wishing to launch their businesses in the UAE, GCC and elsewhere in the world.
In April 2010, Former French Prime Minister Dominique De Villepin awarded him the prestigious young CEO of the year. Under his patronage and guidance, the Private Office is destined to lead future investments to the next level and beyond.
In building partnerships with businesses in Africa, the Royal Office of the UAE has confirmed The Exchange Africa as a media partner in relation to the conference which is the right platform to network with the elite business community and the Royal Families.