French Business Group established its presence in the United Arab Emirates in 1974, as a nonprofit association and has been the first Chamber of Commerce in the Emirates. The organization promoting business ties between France and UAE, comprising of 77 countries, 107 chambers with thirty thousand companies is a member of the UCCIFE. With three hundred members in various industry sectors with business interests in France and the UAE, it is an active network with 60 networking events organized per year, from conferences, exhibits, and business after hours.
UAE’s business environment, in a promising investment and recruitment activity despite today’s regional economic challenges, the French business community still retains its confidence in the country, anticipating an accelerated growth and stronger trading performance.
The UAE is trying to develop a sustainable economy and as an economic partner, French companies are keen to be involved. As such, the chamber has put up sectoral committees to support its members foster more business opportunities in varied fields like renewable energy, construction, young entrepreneurs, oil, and gas. The French Business Group also has a wide range of business development services, assisting from small to mid-size companies in business don’t., industry analysis, marketing, looking for the right partnership, and more. It is a business center with an available fully-furnished private office.
The chamber aims to foster joint ventures, trades, and investments among UAE and France;
function in line with the interest of members, assist in all business endeavors of both French companies in Abu Dhabi and UAE companies in France,
Business Development Support
The primary objective of Business Dev’t. and Support Dept. is to be able to offer an extensive selection of sensible business and market services such as business support to both French and UAE companies.
Amongst the many services offered by the chamber to French businesses include assistance on setting up a company in UAE, professional advice, and matching of business for potential partners. On the other hand, Emirati companies, through the chambers wide network spanning thousands of companies are supported with information through meetings from trade events held in the country.
France and the UAE have built a sound commercial relationship and trade between these two countries keeps growing. For over forty years, the French Business Group has provided the French business community with a platform where business professionals can meet and discuss business concerns with a much broader business community.
The chamber’s business center, located in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s business district provides some of the following services to its members:
- Modern workstations
- Fast speed internet connection
- Access to meeting areas, database, office and common facilities like kitchen
The French Business Group also organizes PR and events for networking set in a relaxed and informal phase like conducting business meetings over breakfast. The organization also provides training and consulting services on specific topics.
Become a Member
Join now to increase your business exposure. A member of the French Chamber of Commerce in Abu Dhabi entitles your company to be published in the yearly Member’s directory, be introduced to fellow members and local French community, get special rates on tools and events, the chance for sponsorship, make news contributions to official website and newsletter, partake in the loyalty program, meet company delegations coming to UAE, participate in fairs and exhibitions in France or GCC countries, etc.
Most importantly, becoming a member allows you and your company to be able to contribute to solidifying the French-Emirati relationship.