ICC-UAE Events Year 2018

S. No. Event Date Venue Introduction
01 GTR Mena Trade & Export Finance Week 2018 19th - 20th February 2018 Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai, UAE ICC UAE will participate as supporting organization to the GTR Mena Trade & Export Finance Week 2018 to be held on 19th – 20th February 2018 at Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, UAE. The event is the most established and comprehensive market gathering for the Mena region's trade experts, fintech innovators, bankers, government bodies and corporates of all sizes.

This 15th installment of the GTR Mena Trade & Export Finance Week will add onto last year's discussions with an evaluation of recent global events and their impact on the region, regional hotspots and sectors. The programme features interactive sessions and country-specific workshops which will provide the 600+ delegates expected in attendance with different perspectives and a well-rounded outlook of the current geopolitical & economic situation in the OPEC. The conference will also address recurring topics such as the possibility of renewed US sanctions against Iran and their impact on oil prices, how disputes & sanctions are impacting hubs like Dubai, analyze these countries' trade & export patterns (focusing on the region's commodities), identifies the new main trading partners of the UAE (like India and China) and measure the impact of VAT on the GCC and its SMEs.
02 6th MENA Conference on International Arbitration 6th-8th May 2018 Park Hyatt Hotel, Dubai UAE Taking place on 6-8 May 2018, this annual conference is a "must attend" for arbitration professionals who want to keep up to date on the latest arbitration developments in the MENA region.

The conference will offer a line-up of top-class speakers, topical discussions and relevant news, but also an excellent opportunity to network.
03 ICC-UAE: 7th Supply Chain Finance Summit 9th - 10th May 2018 Dubai Chamber of Commerced & Industry The 7th Supply Chain Finance Summit is organized by the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) Academy in partnership with ICC UAE and hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The event will gather over 200 leading CFOs, corporate credit and risk managers, corporate treasurers, bankers, and vendors to promote the discussion and assessment of issues affecting supply chain finance.

In its seventh edition, the Summit will provide a unique opportunity to learn from experienced corporations and bankers about their visions and strategies in the new area of supply chain finance. The one-and-a-half-day agenda of the event will cover a wide range of issues: optimizing SCF for SMEs & corporates, fintech powered alternative finance, One Road One Belt initiative, keeping SCF secure and more. The agenda has been carefully designed to address topics that are globally important and from a Middle East perspective.

Highlights of the event will include a presentation of the latest ICC Academy free course on ICC Code for Ethical Marketing & Advertising (EMA) as another example of the ICC Academy's efforts to reduce the industry's information and knowledge gap.