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On the occasion of the official launching of Connecting Trade Worldwide (CTW) – UAE Edition, MIE Events successfully hosted a gala dinner at Al Falak Ballroom, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah on the 22nd of February 2023.

Thirty countries were represented during the event which was attended by more than a hundred VIP’s from the Government, Stakeholder and private sector including high-ranking officials of various Chambers of Commerce, ambassadors, commercial counsellors, heads of trade promotion bodies, along with senior executives of free zones, e-commerce, banking & finance, business councils, aviation, property, logistics and prominent companies across the UAE.

Commenting on the success of the gala dinner, David Wang, Chairman and Managing Director of MIE Groups, said, “We are extremely delighted to have the support of 30 country official representatives present for the launch of our CTW - UAE Edition and our gala dinner, which supports the continuation of our successful B2B/B2G trading platform back to the UAE in 2023”.

CTW UAE will be held from 18-20 September, 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Center and will feature the International Trade Services Expo which was conceptualized and designed to allow national and global industry partners, stakeholders, and businessmen the opportunity to access the enormous business opportunities in the services Ssector across the UAE as a result of the mega projects that are lined-up in the country over the next two decades.

Among the products and services that will be showcased at CTW-UAE, aside from National, Cultural and Traditional Products, will cover vital industries in the field of Travel & Tourism, Banking & Finance, Arts & Culture, Logistics and Supply Chain, Sustainable Innovations and Technologies, Professional and Business Services, Special Economic Zones, Digital Commerce and Entertainment.

As a dedicated B2B & B2G platform that has been developed to further support the post EXPO 2020 UAE mandate, MIE Events is proud to launch this inaugural event to present solutions and innovations to the government’s ambitious development projects in all the emirates.

MIE Events, one of the leading global exhibitions and events organisers in the UAE, is thrilled to bring CTW UAE - Global Edition to the GCC, where this event is a reflection of its commitment to providing an effective platform for global investors and entrepreneurs to connect with the UAE's thriving business community.

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