|About the Candian Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates|
The Canadian Business Council endeavours to foster communication and networking between Canadian and other business people in the region, and to build awareness amongst the regions' business community of the contribution that Canadians and Canadian goods, services and technologies have made in the development of the UAE.
There is also an existing Memorandum of Understanding with our sister organization in Abu Dhabi: http://www.cbcabudhabi.com/
As Chairman of the Canadian Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates (CBC), our team looks forward to working very hard again to serve the best interests of our new and returning business Members. We closed at 450 members this past year, making us the largest Canadian Council in the GCC region. Our goal is to raise the awareness of the CBC in the Middle East Region and at home in Canada. We also look forward to providing our membership with many high profile business events and programs this coming year.
The CBC thanks our Annual Maple Leaf Sponsors whose objective is to enhance the profile and quality of our CBC events. 2012-2013 proved again to be a very successful year of events and programs with over 20 events being offered. Notably the CBC co-hosted the largest and most successful Intercouncil Networking event with 25 participating Councils in June.
We truly believe that the UAE and the Middle East remains an environment with high growth potential for Canadian businesses to thrive. On behalf of the executive committee, we look forward to supporting and promoting our membership this year to enable them to reach their business goals.
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Join us for the 22nd Year of Membership!
Join us for the 22nd Year of Membership!
The CBC Dubai and Northern Emirates will be entering its 22nd Year of Membership as of May 1st, 2014! Join us for the 2014-2015 Membership Year. CBC Dubai will have hosted 27 events till the end of this fiscal year with more exciting and high profile events planned .
Thank you to CBC Sponsors Interhealth Canada, Bennett Jones LLP, Emirates Airlines, RBC Wealth Management, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Fairmont the Palm and RBC Investor Services for their tremendous support.
The Council has grown significantly to now 450 members, making us the largest Canadian Business Association in the GCC region!
Returning Members: Please e-mail email@example.com to confirm renewal and check your online membership profile to verify profile details. Membership renewal deadline is April 30, 2014.
New Members: Please visit the CBC website (www.cbc-dubai.com) and complete an online application form under 'Membership'.
If you do not wish to renew, please inform the CBC office.
Corporate (3 members) AED 2500
Individual (1 member) AED 1250
Young Professional Leaders for Canadian members who are of 30 years and below valid for 1 member AED 500
Additional Corporate Members AED 500/person
Corporate (3 members) AED 1250 Individual (1 member) AED 625
Additional Corporate Members AED 250/person
_ Online Credit Card Payment _Bank Transfer _Cash _Cheque _Credit Card (In Person)
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
Al Karama Branch, Dubai, UAE
Bank A/c. No. 202303020001
IBAN A/c. AE670030000202303020001
Swift Code: ADCBAEAA
Cheques Payable to: Canadian Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates
**Fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and payable annually in advance
Franco Film Festival
Franco Film Festival is showing the Canadian film (Gabrielle),a fiction movie on Friday 28 March at 18:00 in Mall of the Emirates.
Abu Dhabi Terry Fox Run
Membership and how to Join CBC
Membership Criterion & Fees
Criteria for CBC Membership
The CBC is open to levels of Membership: Corporate Membership and Individual Membership.
Corporate full membership is open to Canadian companies established in the U.A.E., and which either have Canadian shareholding or ultimate Canadian ownership and/or management. (UPDATED September 2011: Valid for 3 members)
Individual full membership is open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada who are senior members and/or professionals of either Canadian or non-Canadian entities established in the U.A.E.
If you do not qualify for the above Full Membership levels, the CBC also has an Associate Membership category.
Associate membership are individuals or companies who carry on, as a major business, an agency, distributorship, franchise or other representation for a Canadian business, or a joint venture or management contract with a Canadian business, or a business which is managed or operated substantially by Canadian professionals, or which otherwise has a special nexus with the Canadian business community.
In all such cases, however, the application must be accompanied by a written request from the concerned individual or company requesting the Executive Committee to consider its application for Associate Membership. If requested by the Executive Committee, the applicant shall provide an outline of its overall business operations paying particular regard to the proportion of its activities that are related to the promotion/sale of goods or services originating in Canada.
CBC Membership includes:
Membership Types & Fees
Full Corporate Membership
Corporate Membership is valid for 3 members AED 2500
Full Individual Membership
Member's Benefits Program
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