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Alumni report from the Middle East & Africa Summit 2015

SI alumni participants together with SI Director-General Annika Rembe (far right) and SI regional contact person for the MENA region, Ferencz Thuroczy (4th from right)


10 SI alumni were given the chance to attend the Middle East & Africa Summit on 20-21 October in Dubai. The Middle East & Africa Summit is a networking event for Swedish companies interested in trade with the Middle East and Africa regions.

“The concept of a ‘region’ is changing, from a self-contained, well-defined geographical area, to trade nodes and hubs, directing flows and connecting markets”, says H.E. Jan Thesleff, Ambassador of Sweden to the UAE. “Dubai’s importance, as illustrated by its successful Expo 2020 bid, is thus far greater than its objective size or its home market. Dubai is a lab and a springboard for Middle East and Africa business”. Read more » >>