The Australia UAE Business Council’s annual programme runs every financial year, giving Members access to exclusive events and meetings.

Upcoming Events

Member Roundtable

Thursday 18 July 2024
9:30am (GST) / 3:30pm (AEST)
Online

Member Roundtables provide an opportunity to connect with fellow Council members, and engage with the bilateral business community.

Lunch Forum on the Australia-UAE CEPA

Monday 12 August 2024
11:30pm – 2:00pm
Canberra, Australia

Hear from leading voices about the Australia-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and gain insights into the practical outcomes for businesses.

Member Roundtable

Tuesday 15 October 2024
9:00am (GST) / 4:00pm (AEDT)
Online

Member Roundtables provide an opportunity to connect with fellow Council members, and engage with the bilateral business community.

Webinar

Wednesday 6 November 2024
9:00am (GST) / 4:00pm (AEDT)
Online

**More information coming soon**

Business Delegation to the UAE

5-9 December 2024
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 

2022-23 Past Events

Welcome Reception 

Thursday 16 May 2024
6:00pm (GST)
Abu Dhabi

Welcoming the Australian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, HE Ridwaan Jadwat. 

Member Roundtable

Thursday 29 February 2024
8:30am (GST) / 3:30pm (AEDT)
Online

Member Roundtables provide an opportunity to connect with fellow Council members and engage with the bilateral business community.

Australia-UAE Climate Innovation Reception
Sponsored by the NSW Government

6 December 2023

Dubai, UAE

Business Delegation to the UAE

4-7 December 2023
Dubai, UAE

The Australia UAE Business Council will lead a delegation to the UAE, focusing on emerging industries and advanced technologies and manufacturing, including a two-day programs at COP28.
 

Council Roundtable

22 November 2023
8:30am (GST) / 3:30pm (AEDT)
Online

Member Roundtables provide an opportunity to connect with fellow Council members, and engage with the bilateral business community.
Special Guest: Mr Ridwaan Jadwat, the next Australian Ambassador to the UAE

UAE Investment Showcase

27 October 2023
9:00am (AEDT)
Sydney, Australia

Webinar: Doing Business in Australia

12 September 2023
9:30am (GST) / 3:30pm (AEST)
Online

Insights into the business environment in Australia, including regulatory frameworks, investment opportunities, and other considerations.

Webinar: COP28 UAE

21 August 2023
10:00am (GST) / 4:00pm (AEST)
Online

Information about this year’s COP28 hosted in the UAE, and how it presents businesses with the opportunity to rethink, reboot, and refocus the climate agenda.

Webinar: Doing Business in the UAE

4 July 2023
9:00am (GST) / 3:00pm (AEST)
Online

Member Roundtable

30 May 2023
9:00am (GST) / 3:00pm (AEST)
Online

Member Roundtables provide an excellent opportunity to connect with your fellow members in Australia and in the UAE, and engage with the Business Council community.

Morning Tea with HE The Hon Margaret Beazley

Governor of New South Wales

Wednesday 10 May 2023
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Breakfast with HE Reem Al Hashimy

Minister of State for International Cooperation

Wednesday 3 May 2023
Sydney, Australia

Annual Gala Dinner

Wednesday 1 March 2023
6.30pm
Melbourne, Australia

Business Delegation to Australia

Monday 27 February – Thursday 2 March 2023
Melbourne, Australia

IDEX Dinner

Wednesday 22 February 2023
7.00pm
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Information Session
2023 Business Delegation to Melbourne

 

Thursday 15 December 2022
9.00am (UAE) | 4.00pm (AEDT)
Online

UAE 51st Anniversary Celebration Reception

28 November – 2 December 2021

Australia, various locations

Abrahamic Barbeque Dinner

In partnership with the UAE Embassy in Australia

Monday 21 November 2022

Canberra, Australia

Closed Door Briefing

Prospective Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with the UAE

Tuesday 8 November 2022

Online

Private Members Breakfast

With Australian Parliamentarians

Friday 4 November 2022

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Webinar

Policy Issues in Australia, Israel & the UAE 

Thursday 20 October 2022

Online

Private Members Dinner

With the Undersecretary for the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy

Monday 10 October 2022

Sydney, Australia

Members Roundtable

Tuesday 27 September 2022

Online

Advisory Board Meeting 

Monday 26 September 2022

Online

2021-22 Events

Inaugural Annual Gala Dinner

With keynote speeches by Ms Felicity Wilson MP, NSW Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, and Mr Anoulack Chanthivong MP, NSW Shadow Minister for Industry and Trade     

24 June 2022

Sydney, Australia

Members Roundtable

23 June 2022

Sydney, Australia

Business Delegation to Australia

22-24 June 2022

Sydney, Australia

AI Technology Webinar

18 May 2022

Online / Virtual

Members Roundtable

3 March 2022

Online / Virtual

Australia UAE Business Forum

With keynote speech by His Excellency Ahmed Al Sayegh, Emirati Minister of State  

29 January 2022

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Delegation to the UAE Official Dinner

With keynote speech by His Excellency Juma Al Kait, Emirati Assistant Undersecretary for Foreign Trade Affairs  

26 January 2022

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Members Roundtable

26 January 2022

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Business Delegation to the UAE

25-30 January 2022

Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates

UAE 50th Anniversary Celebration Reception

2-3 December 2021

Australia, various locations

Australia Day at the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS)

With keynote speeches by Senator the Hon Jane Hume, Australian Minister for the Digital Economy, and HE Omar Al Olama, Emirati Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence

24 November 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Online

Members Closed Door Briefing

Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO)
“Doing Business in Abu Dhabi” 

9 November 2021

Online

Members Networking Event

With special guest HE Heidi Venamore, Australian Ambassador to the UAE 

13 September 2021

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Members Roundtable

1 September 2021

Online / Virtual

2020-2021 Events

MOU Signing Event

With the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce and special guest The Hon Andrew Gee MP, Australian Assistant Minister for Trade and Investment

22 June 2021

Canberra, Australia

Webinar

Renewable and Alternative Energies

17 May 2021

Online

Members Networking Event

With special guests HE Abdulla Al Subousi, Emirati Ambassador to Australia, and The Hon Dan Tehan MP, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment 

21 February 2021

Canberra, Australia

Launch of the Australia UAE Business Council

With keynote speeches by The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia, and HE Dr Anwar Gargash, Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

25 November 2020

Sydney, Australia

Joint Venture Signing Event

Between Masdar and Tribe Infrastructure

25 November 2020

Sydney, Australia / Abu Dhabi, UAE / Online

Members Networking Dinner

With HE Abdulla Al Subousi, UAE Ambassador to Australia

9 November 2020

Canberra, Australia

Webinar

Foreign Investment

29 September 2020

Online / Virtual