International Business Women's Group


EventDateSpeakerTopicDescription
13/12/2011IBWG Annual Gala Dinner - ‘Travel Around the World with IBWG Dubai’ focusing on Ireland (Europe), Malaysia (Asia), South Africa (Africa) and Turkey (Europe/Asia)- Members Spouses & Guests are welcome - places limited so book earlyLondon Speakers Bureau presents reknown International Guest Speaker Robert Swan who will focus on his lifelong mission to preserve Antarctica as the last great wilderness on earth.Venue: Vista Restaurant, Holiday Inn Express Knowledge Village Registration: 7pm for 7.30pm start - Tickets Dhs 200/- p/person inclusive of select beverages, spectacular buffet and prizes galore. Booking via email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
28/11/2011IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Claire Malcolm As this topic was not discussed in September we have brought it forward so you can share your great travel tips‘Back from Holiday – can you recommend a great Location?’ – Get the best value for your money, chill out & relax?Location: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
15/11/2011IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Claire Malcolm Speaker:Richard Reynolds MSc MBA FCIPS MILT – Manager – Supply Chain Consultancy – Masdar City “Engaging the local community on issues of renewable energy and creating a sustainable future”covering the issues, challenges and what people and companies are doing to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generationsLocation: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15 pm - seated at 1pm - Cost: 170/- Dhs per person - Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae - Last bookings by noon on Monday
31/10/2011IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Claire BlakeboroughAs a Woman, Do you feel safe in Dubai - if not, why not?Location: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
22/10/2011IBWG Professional Development Workshop - Saturday Morning - Members, Colleagues & Small Business Incubator Members (male & female) are urged to attend this worthwhile eventTopic: Social Media Marketing - How to accelerate your business pulse Facilitator : Liz Zachariah & Team - Location: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 8.30 am - Workshop starts at 9am - Cost: 150/- Dirhams per person - Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae - Last Bookings on Thursday 20th
11/10/2011IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Dedra Stevenson Theme : How Interpersonal Skills & Multicultural Communications make for successful NetworkingConducted by Sue-Sharyn Ward, interactive networking exercises to demonstrate how & why people behave & communicate in different ways within networking groups.Location: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15pm - Cost: 170/- per person - Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae - Last bookings by noon on Monday before
26/09/2011IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Claire Malcolm .. Topic : Back from Holidays? Can you recommend a great destination - hot travel tips to save dirhams and hot locations Guest Speaker: Dr. Graham Simpson - Eternity Medicine Institute .. Dr. Simpson will give a 20 minute talk on bio-identical hormones - how these can improve quality of life both short & long-term. Location: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
24/09/2011IBWG Professional Development Workshop - Saturday Morning - Members, colleagues & Small Business Incubator Members (male & female) are urged to attend.Stress Buster Workshop with Amirah Hall, International Leader in Quantum Energy Healing.Location: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 8.30 am - Workshop starts at 9 am - Cost 150/- Dhs per person - Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
13/09/2011IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Daniella Williams Speakers: Clyde & Co - Head of Compliance Advisory Services & an Employment Law specialist Topic: “Compliance Connect (in UAE and Qatar)” anti-bribery,corruption & training,competence,some quite fun angles on these topics such as presenting employees as a potential liability - your biggest assets, your biggest liabilityLocation: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15 pm Seated at 1pm - event finishes at 2pm. Cost Dhs 170/- per person - bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae - last bookings noon on Monday
09/08/2011IBWG Iftar Evening - Members are welcome to bring guests, spouses & colleagues for a memorable Ramadan event with a delicious traditional Iftar Buffet. Dedra Stevenson, Author, Lover of the written word and Mother to 4 Emirati teenagers will provide an insight into Life in an Emirati FamilyLocation: World Trade Club - Iftar Venue Registration & Breaking of the Fast: 6.45pm onwards Speaker : 8pm Bookings via email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - Last bookings Monday 8th August
25/07/2011IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn WardCost of Living in Dubai - excluding rent, do you think the cost of living has decreased since January?Location: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
12/07/2011Network Lunch : Chair Sue-Sharyn Ward - Sue will lead you through the maze of speed networking and how to get the best out of it!Whistle-Stop Networking : experience the rush of getting your message across to as many as 30 other women in the room, individually and still have a lot of funVenue : World Trade Club Registration : from 12.15pm Networking will commence at 12.45pm Cost : Dhs 170/- per person Bookings : via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
27/06/2011IBWG Network Breakfast : Chair Sue-Sharyn Ward : Round table discussions on current issuesBusiness Doctor - IBWG will invite a special guest speaker to start this discussion ball rollingRegistration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Cost: Dhs 95/- per head for buffet breakfast Bookings: Through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only in advance
25/06/2011Professional Workshop : This Workshop is open to all IBWG Members, Small Business Incubator Members & their guests, male and female and has limited seating (maximum 25 people) so please book early to ensure attendanceBe Successful on Purpose - Inside Secrets from a Coach : Tricia Evans is a Business Coach & Writer who has inspired many business men and women to achieve their career and personal goals World Trade Club : Registration & Networking from 8.30 am - Workshop 9am-12.30pm with refreshment breaks - Cost 150 Dhs/pp Cut-off date for bookings is Wednesday 22nd June : bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
14/06/2011Network Lunch : Chair Claire Malcolm : Speakers : Fadwa Baruni, Bridget Dean & Patsi Collins and their models will demonstrate Making the most of your shape Understanding current trends, while honoring your individual style Style & Image : A 30 minute presentation with clothes, hair and make-up tips covering 1- Personal business style 2- From the office to an event 3- Packing tactics 4- Bridget will also answers any image queries Venue : World Trade Club Registration & Networking : from 12.15pm Seated for Lunch at 1pm Cost : Dhs 170/- per person Bookings : via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
30/05/2011IBWG Network Breakfast : Chair Claire Malcolm : Round table discussions on current issuesBusiness Banking : challenges and an overview of the good and bad in financial institutionsRegistration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Cost: Dhs 95/- per head for buffet breakfast Bookings: Through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only in advance
28/05/2011Small Business Incubator : The SBI is a special interest resource that supports both male and female entrepreneurs across the emirate so please pass this on to interested colleagues Marketing Communications for SMEs - How to be savvy with your cash and get great results in MarComms - 2 experts in their field will shine a little light on the story you want to tell and how to go about it! Venue: Emirates Golf Club (opposite Dubai Internet City) - Cost Dhs 60 per person ... 7.00 pm Registration & Networking - 7.15 pm Introductions & Speakers - 8.45 pm post event Networking - 9.00 pm Close .. bookings via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
19/05/2011Special Evening Network - The Perfect Pairing - Wine & Cheese with a difference ... buffet of international cheeses and accompaniments, complemented by unlimited reds, white, rose, port and live entertainment IBWG Members, spouses and guests are invited to attend this great Ice Breaker Network evening - along with members of other business groups - to enjoy the ambience of the beautiful Emirates Golf Club on a balmy Thursday eveningVenue : Spike Bar Emirates Golf Club (opposite Dubai Internet City) - Cost Dhs 95 pp (food only) Dhs 180 pp incl beverages Registration : 7.30 pm booking via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
10/05/2011Network Lunch - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speakers : 5 Dynamic, talented, inspirational, motivated & ambitious IBWG Members will share an experience that shaped their lifeWomen Achievers : Wisdom gleaned - this will serve to unite all women who face similar situations that make us who we are. The stories may be funny or reflect a good/bad experience - the important thing is to share themVenue : World Trade Club Registration & Networking : from 12.15pm Seated for Lunch at 1pm Cost : Dhs 170/- per person Bookings : via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
25/04/2011IBWG Network Breakfast : Chair Sue-Sharyn Ward : Round table discussions on current issues Networking Groups : Best & Worst - what are your personal experiences and recommendations!Registration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Cost: Dhs 95/- per head for buffet breakfast Bookings: Through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only in advance
16/04/2011Professional Workshop - This Workshop is open to all IBWG Members, Small Business Incubator Members & their guests, male and female and has limited seating (maximum 25 people) so please book early to ensure attendanceDream of retiring at 45 ? Here's how to do it ! - Enter the Dragon's Den to get tips and advice on how to structure your business and personal finances to maximise earnings potential. World Trade Club : Registration & Networking from 8.30 am - Workshop 9am-12.30pm with refreshment breaks - Cost 150 Dhs/pp Cut-off date for bookings is Wednesday 13th April : bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
12/04/2011Network Luncheon : Chair Pansy Gonsalvez Speaker : Scott Gillespie - a leader in developing practical solutions for early-stage enterprisesEntrepreneurial Women, Engines for Growing Ventures in Palestine -Growing a venture is challenging, so when ventures, led by women in Palestine connect their local innovations with global markets it is impressive. Scott will share lessonsVenue : World Trade Club Registration & Networking : from 12.15pm Seated for Lunch at 1pm Cost : Dhs 170/- per person Bookings : via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
28/03/2011IBWG Network Breakfast Chair: Sue-Sharyn WardIn the Black - your top tips & hints on staying financially secure in the UAE business environment - come and share your experiencesRegistration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Cost: Dhs 95/- per head for buffet breakfast Bookings: Through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only in advance
08/03/2011IBWG Network Luncheon Chair: Daniela Williams Speaker : Beryl Comar - Change Associates Topic: “NLP (NeuroLinguistic Programming) at Work” : Practical Communication Techniques to help you succeed Beryl Comar has been resident in UAE since 1976. A former School Principal & Dept Head at College & University level, & the first person to bring NLP to the Arabian Gulf. She opened The Change Associates to spread NLP training throughout the area.Venue : World Trade Club Registration & Networking : from 12.15pm Seated for Lunch at 1pm Cost : Dhs 170/- per person Bookings : via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
28/02/2011IBWG Network Breakfast Chair: Claire MalcolmIncreasing Exposure - How relevant are conferences, trade shows & exhibitions to your business? Added value networking opportunities, peer interaction possibility or waste of time & money - give us your feedbackRegistration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Cost: Dhs 95/- per head for buffet breakfast Bookings: Through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only in advance
26/02/2011Small Business Incubator - a special interest group/resource for anyone (male or female) who runs their own small business. The group is educational with a series of relevant speakers & includes opportunities for networking. SBI covers issues on the day-to-day running of a small business - at this meeting: Life after 'death by powerpoint' : this is a great opportunity to improve both your presentation skills and delivery of the right messages ... Venue: Emirates Golf Club (opposite Dubai Internet City) - Cost Dhs 60 per person ... 7.00 pm Registration & Networking - 7.15 pm Introductions & Speakers - 8.45 pm post event Networking - 9.00 pm Close .. bookings via email only to ibwg_dxb
08/02/2011IBWG Network Luncheon Chair: Claire Malcolm Speaker : Lucy MacKintosh - Law of Attraction SpecialistAt its most basic level the Law of Attraction is-what you think about & focus on you attract more of in your life.  Lucy run Dubai's biggest personal development group based on this philosophy & will expand on how to attract more business & good staffVenue: World Trade Club Registration & Networking: 12.15 onwards Cost: Dhs 170/- per person Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
31/01/2011IBWG Network Breakfast Chair: Claire MalcolmGoal Setting for 2011 - come and share your personal & business goals for the year ahead and hear how others are managing their goals.Registration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Cost: Dhs 95/- per head for buffet breakfast Bookings: Through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only in advance
11/01/2011IBWG Network Luncheon Chaired by Sue-Sharyn WardPay It Forward Networking - this event will give each Member at the lunch the opportunity to introduce or offer her product/service to all the ladies present.Venue: World Trade Club Registration & Networking: 12.15 onwards Cost: Dhs 170/- per person Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
14/12/2010IBWG Gala Dinner Event & Achievement Awards Presentations Chair: Sue-Sharyn WardThis will be another great evening event, with invitations open to members, spouses and guests - we have a silent auction, door prizes, raffle prizes, MC Mark Rogers & announcement of our Achievement Awards Winner 2010Venue: Vista Restaurant, Holiday Inn Express Knowledge Village - Registration & Networking: 7pm Cost: 180/- per person Enquiries: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
29/11/2010IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair Claire MalcolmWhat is Happening in Dubai - Do You See Any Improvement in the Economy?Location: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
09/11/2010IBWG Networking Luncheon - Chair Val Abernathy - Speaker: Danielle Wilder, Molton BrownHow to Build a Luxury Brand and Keep your Team Focussed on where it should be in the Market PlaceVenue: World Trade Club Cost: Dirhams 170/- per person Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Main Course Served: 1 pm Speaker Introduced: 1.20 pm Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
25/10/2010IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair Sue-Sharyn WardDid You Know That Training Staff can Improve Sales?Location: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
12/10/2010IBWG Network Luncheon - Chair Hala Aluraibi - CoChair Claire MalcolmNetworking Luncheon including the voting process for the 2010 IBWG Achievement Award WinnerVenue: World Trade Club Cost: Dirhams 170/- per person Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Main Course Served: 1 pm Speaker Introduced: 1.20 pm Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
27/09/2010IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair Claire MalcolmAre You Knowingly Breaking the Law in the UAE?Location: Thiptara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
14/09/2010IBWG Network Luncheon - Chair Sue-Sharyn Ward - Speaker: Zuzu SchererZuzu is a Generation Y Expert and winner of the 'Bright Star' Award. Visit her website www.zuza.co.nz to find out more about our speakerVenue: World Trade Club Cost: Dirhams 170/- per person Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Main Course Served: 1 pm Speaker Introduced: 1.20 pm Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
30/08/2010IBWG Annual Iftar - Evening Get Together for Members, Spouses & Friends to enjoy a traditional Iftar meal. Member Abda Oturka will provide interesting insights into the foods and spices of RamadanSpeaker: Captain Huda from Emirates Airlines, one of the UAE's first woman pilots, who will share her experiences, challenges and successes in her talk 'A Career in the Clouds'Venue: Iftar Majlis 37th Floor, World Trade Club - event will commence at 7pm - enquiries via ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
26/07/2010IBWG Breakfast Meeting This Breakfast has been cancelled 
13/07/2010IBWG Networking Lunch - Chair Hala Aluraibi A LUNCHEON WITH A DIFFERENCE (see the revised Agenda) Our new initiative – called ‘Pay It Forward’ – will give each Member at the lunch the opportunity to introduce or offer her product/service* Do you have a Product/Service you want to showcase to our Members? ... Or *Are you in need of a Product/Service that is available through one or more of our Members?Venue: World Trade Club Cost: Dirhams 170/- per person Registration & Pay It Forward: 12.15 pm Main Course Served: 1.15 pm Post lunch networking 1.35 pm Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
28/06/2010IBWG Network Breakfast Chaired by Claire MalcolmDo You Offer/Get Healthcare Insurance in your CompanyLocation: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
08/06/2010IBWG Network Luncheon Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speaker: Dr Amanda Nimon Peters, Managing Director, Sarah Black InternationalWhy the World Needs Women to leadVenue: World Trade Club Cost: Dirhams 170/- per person Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Main Course Served: 1 pm Speaker Introduced: 1.20 pm Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
05/06/2010IBWG Small Business Incubator Seminar Chaired by Sue-Sharyn Ward ... Ever wanted all your questions answered by a team of entrepreneurs & experts? Here is your chanceTheme - Your Company Strengths ... What advantages does your company have? What do you do better than anyone else? What unique or lowest-cost resources do you have access to? What do people in your market see as your strengths? What factors mean that youVenue: Capital Club DIFC Cost: Dhs 55/- per person Registration & Networking: 7.00 pm Seminar: 7.30 to 9.00 pm Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
31/05/2010IBWG Network Breakfast Chaired by Sue-Sharyn WardDo You Have a Stumbling Block preventing success either personally or commerciallyLocation: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
11/05/2010IBWG Network Luncheon Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speaker: Susan Macaulay - Strike CommunicationsThe can’t-go-wrong model Bull’s Eye™ Business PresentationsVenue: World Trade Club Cost: Dirhams 170/- per person Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Main Course Served: 1 pm Speaker Introduced: 1.20 pm Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
26/04/2010IBWG Network Breakfast Chaired by Claire MalcolmHow Do You Visualise Doing Something you have never done beforeLocation: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
13/04/2010IBWG Network Luncheon Chair: Pansy Gonsalvez Speaker: Zena Habi - Fitness O2"How to get your body through Climate Change - Fat to Fit”Venue: World Trade Club Cost: Dirhams 170/- per person Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Main Course Served: 1 pm Speaker Introduced: 1.20 pm Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
03/04/2010IBWG Morning Workshop - open to IBWG Members & Small Business Incubator Women & Men & Guests Facilitator: Cynthia Trench - Principal, Trench & Associates Legal Consultants Estate Planning and how the Sharia Law affects Expatriates upon their demise; Property Law Disputes and effect of the latest RERA lawsVenue: World Trade Club Cost: Dhs 200 per person Registration & Networking: 8.30 am Workshop commences: 9.00 am Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
29/03/2010IBWG Network Breakfast Chaired by Claire MalcolmLiving Above Your Means or within Your Means - How will you secure your long term future?Location: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
09/03/2010IBWG Network Luncheon Chaired by Sue-Sharyn Ward Speakers: Tricia Evans & Julie Gray from The Great Little Coaching CompanyCreating your Personal Leadership Brand - Tricia & Julie will offer insights into your brand which are relevant for everyone...those employed & those working for themselvesLocation: Dubai World Trade Centre Club Registration & Networking: from 12.15 pm Luncheon: from 1.00 pm Cost: 170/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Monday
22/02/2010IBWG Network Breakfast Chaired by Sue-Sharyn WardHopenhagen - How are you making a difference? Are you complacent or doing something?Location: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
09/02/2010IBWG Network Luncheon Chaired by Claire Malcolm Speaker: Brian Allen - BA Consulting - Brian has worked as a corporate HR leader for blue chip MNCs, a business leader with P&L responsibility, a private consultant to organisations & as an Executive CoachWhat happens after Business Turnaround Surgery is completed? How does a business recover & get strong again? Brian will address the following : Your business as a healthy condition, Symptoms of business distress, causes, recovery & preventative measuresLocation: Dubai World Trade Centre Club Registration & Networking: from 12.15 pm Luncheon: from 1.00 pm Cost: 170/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Monday
06/02/2010IBWG Small Business Incubator 2010 - Theme : Successful Strategies featuring 1. Change Associates, 2. Dubai Business Advisors and 3. IBWG Member Rawan AlbinaThis seminar will feature informative 20 minute presentations on 1. Strategic Business Planning for SMEs, 2. Developing & Nurturing an Innovative Culture in Business Organisations & 3. Successful Strategies I have implemented and Networking OpportuniLocation: Capital Club at DIFC Registration & Networking: from 7.00 pm Cost: 55/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only .. Put your name and mobile number and the words SBI FEBRUARY in the subject heading
25/01/2010IBWG Network Breakfast Chaired by Claire MalcolmThe Need to Diversify - creating more strings to your bowLocation: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 95/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
12/01/2010IBWG Networking Luncheon - Membership Fees for 2010 will be collected commencing with this event.Start 2010 off with a great networking opportunity - meet new members and catch up with familiar faces.Registration & canapes : 12.15 onwards Sit down to lunch : 13.00 hrs Location: Dubai World Trade Club Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
10/01/2010Welcome to 2010 - The IBWG has regular monthly luncheon and breakfast meetings, along with Small Business Incubator Seminars for SME'sOur upcoming events for 2010 will be listed on the website on 15th December. Please visit this page again then.Luncheons will be held at the World Trade Club, Breakfasts at Asado Restaurant The Palace Hotel Old Town and the SBI Seminars at the Capital Club DIFC - other events will be arranged as required
08/12/2009IBWG End of Year Gala Celebration - Social Networking and Achievements Awards .. Open to Members, Spouses & GuestsBeverages sponsored by IntraGulf along with a Sumptuous Meal in elegant surroundings with lots of special gifts and prizes.Registration & Networking: 7.30 pm Venue: Vista Balcony & Restaurant, Holiday Inn Express, Knowledge Village Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
30/11/2009Networking Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn WardTop Tips for Keeping your Cool in a Negative Situation - Nit-picking clients squabbling over minutiae, suppliers failing to deliver on time, team members at loggerheads? What are your top tips for handling situations that can grow out of control?Registration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
10/11/2009Networking Luncheon - Chair : Lisa Steel Speakers : Rachel Savage & Rachel Parr - Cityspace LLC Transform Your Workplace into an Asset - Our speakers will lay the groundwork for investing in re-planning your office as a viable solution to improving the productivity and effectiveness of your staff - This can potentially have a far greater financial Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Venue: World Trade Club Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
26/10/2009Networking Breakfast - Chair: Claire MalcolmBusiness publications & online resources – the good, the bad & the downright useless - Which print & online resources do you subscribe to or read on a regular basis & what are you getting out of them as a professional business woman?Registration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
13/10/2009Networking Luncheon - Chair: Valerie Abernathy Speaker: Donna Needs - EQ & Career Development CoachTopic: The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence (EQ) & How to include EQ in training courses and programs - Yes IQ is important! but EQ is what is going to make you a successful manager/leaderRegistration & Networking: 12.15 pm Venue: World Trade Club Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
28/09/2009Networking Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward & Val AbernathyBusiness Publications & Online Resources - the good, the bad and the downright useless - which print and online resources do you subscribe to or read on a regular basis and what are you getting out of them as a professional business woman?Registration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
26/09/2009Small Business Incubator - a special interest group/resource for anyone who runs their own small business. SBI will aim to address issues concerning the day-to-day running of a small business. This event is for small business owners - men and women!Topic: Managing (not Micro-Managing)-Ways to Foster good Management in Your Company. The group is educational with a series of relevant speakers & includes opportunities for networking. Entrepreneurs & Experts will provide tips, advice & best practiceRegistration & Networking: 7pm Venue: Capital Club, DIFC Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae - Just put the words SBI, Your Name and Your Mobile Phone in the Subject Heading of your email and you will be contacted.
31/08/2009Iftar Evening Event - Hosted by Claire Malcolm Open to IBWG Members, Spouses, Family and Friends - This Ramadan come along and learn what life was like in the UAE before the discovery of oil. This is not a history lesson but a glimpse of a way of lifeSpeaker : Sue-Sharyn Ward Topic: Remember the Time - Life in the Gulf 50 years ago - Be transported back to the 1950’s & 1960’s when these indigenous people still lived a third world nomadic existenceRegistration & Breaking of Fast: 7.00 pm Venue: Capital Club DIFC Bookings: by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com further enquiries Mbl 050 6578445
11/08/2009IBWG Network Luncheon Chair: Pansy GonsalvezSpeaker: Richard Jeffrey - People Plus FZ-LLC Topic: “Do We Lead or Do We Dominate?” The best managers recognize the needs of their people. They focus their attention on creating an environment in which everyone can excel. Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Venue: World Trade Club Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
27/07/2009Networking Breakfast - Chair Sue-Sharyn WardDo You Blog or Twitter? Self-obsessed social commentary from people with too much time on their hands or a potential marketing tool for the right business? What is your opinion?Registration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
25/07/2009Small Business Incubator Seminar - a special interest group/resource for anyone who runs their own small business. This Seminar is open to all entrepreneurs and small business owners – men and women.'Money Matters' Financial Survival Seminar with 3 guest speakers - meet and listen to these particular experts on all facets of managing the company finances (from licence set up fees to ledger account codes) to create a financially healthy (SME) businessRegistration and Networking: 7.00 pm Venue: Capital Club, Dubai International Finance Centre Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae .. bookings accepted until Wednesday 22nd July 2009 COB.
14/07/2009Networking Luncheon - Chair Sue-Sharyn WardSpeed Networking - Sue will introduce you to the important aspects of Business Networking and how to successfully achieve your networking goalsRegistration & networking: 12.15 pm Venue: World Trade Club Booking: only by email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
29/06/2009IBWG Networking Breakfast Chair : Claire Malcolm & Sue-Sharyn WardTopic : Measuring success – mid-year review - Professional versus personal success, where are you in achieving your goals as we reach the mid-point of the year?Registration & Networking : 7.30 am Venue: Al Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Bookings: By email in advance to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
09/06/2009IBWG Luncheon Speaker : David Rowden, Pacific Control Systems & Richard Vance, Middle East Center for Sustainable DevelopmentTopic: Greening Your House & HomeRegistration & Networking : 12.15 pm Venue : World Trade Club Bookings: by email in advance to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
06/06/2009IBWG Professional Development WorkshopTopic : Develop Leadership Skills & Create Sustainable Results Workshop Facilitator: Bola Awoyinka bola@matrixdubai.com Registration & Networking : 8.30 am Venue : World Trade Club Bookings : By email in advance to yasmin@ibwgdubai.com
30/05/2009IBWG Special EventWine & Cheese Evening Dhs 100/- per person Members, Spouses & Guests welcomeRegistration & Networking: from 7.30 pm Venue: Emirates Golf Club Bookings: By email in advance until 28th May to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
25/05/2009IBWG Networking Breakfast Chair: Claire Malcolm & Sue-Sharyn WardTopic : Sharing Knowledge & Experience with the next Generation of Business Women - Career Mentoring & Developing peopleVenue: Asado Restaurant, Palace Hotel, Old Town Registration & Networking: 07.30 am onwards Bookings: by email in advance to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
12/05/2009IBWG Network Lunch Tom O’Grady – Partner, Head of Real Estate & Jacqueline Latham – Legal Consultant, Real Estate DLA Piper Middle East'Groundwork' - An overview of the developments in real estate legislation in Dubai Venue: World Trade Club Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Bookings: via ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
27/04/2009Networking Breakfast Chair: Claire MalcolmManaging Your Business Reputation - From customer service to turning around proposals - share experiencesVenue: Asado Restaurant, Palace Hotel, Old Town Registration & Networking: 07.30 am Bookings via ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
25/04/2009IBWG Golf Day for Members & Lady Guests Organised by: Pansy GonsalvezLadies Golf Clinic & Ladies or Golf at the Par 3 Course followed by a BBQ dinner Only 165 Dhs per person for either Clinic/BBQ or Par 3/BBQ so roll up! Venue: Emirates Golf Club Tee Off: 5pm Pare 3 Course 5.30 pm Clinic Bookings by 10th April: pgonsalvez@dubaigolf.com only
14/04/2009IBWG Network Luncheon Speaker: Steve Ashby, AppellonRetaining Your Key Talent in Difficult TimesVenue: World Trade Club Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Bookings: via ibwg_dxb@eim.ae before 13th April only
08/04/20098-11th April 2009 - Women's Health ConferenceIBWG Members' Display Table at Conference for the 4 day event members will be given the opportunity to take a time slot each day to showcase their Health & Wellness products and servicesVenue: Dubai International Exhibition Centre Bookings: via claire@ibwgdubai.com only
04/04/2009IBWG Workshop Series 2009 Facilitator: Julie Lewis - Mountain HighFinding Your True NorthVenue: World Trade Club Registration & Networking: 8.30 am Bookings: via yasmi@ibwgdubai.com only
30/03/2009Network Breakfast Chair: Claire MalcolmIf I wasn't in recruitment I'd be a brain surgeon - If you weren't doing what you are doing now, where would you be?Venue: Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Registration & Networking: 7.30 am Bookings: via ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
10/02/2009IBWG Luncheon Chair: Pansy Gonsalves IBWG celebrates 25 years in the forefront of Business Women´s Groups in the Regionparticipative session of ‘Forum Theatre’ This is a stimulating & fun inter-active session on one or two issues affecting us today, allowing participants to observe events & influence their outcomeRegistration & Networking: 12.15 pm Venue: World Trade Club Bookings: by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
07/02/2009IBWG Workshop Series - 2009 THINK TANK SPECIALRetention of Staff in the Current Business Climate Facilitator: Lisa SteelRegistration & Coffee: 8.30 am Venue: World Trade Club prepayment required Bookings only through yasmin@ibwgdubai.com
26/01/2009Networking Breakfast Chair: Claire Malcolm IBWG celebrates 25 years at the forefront of Business Womens Groups in the Region‘25 things IBWG can arrange to help our members to prosper in 2009’registration: 7.30 am Venue: Asado Restaurant The Palace Hotel Old Town Booking by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
13/01/2009Networking Luncheon Chair Val Abernathy IBWG celebrates 25 years in the forefront of Business Womens Group in the RegionWhat have you achieved in the past 25 years and How can You make those Strengths work for you in 2009Registration : 12.15 pm Venue: World Trade Club Booking by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
31/12/2008The IBWG has completed its 25th Year in Dubai and we will Celebrate this throughout 2009Our first event will be a Networking Luncheon on Tuesday 13th January 2009Location: World Trade Club Registration : 12.15 pm Bookings only through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
16/12/2008End of Year Festive Xmas EventWine Tasting hosted by MMI with Xmas Buffet Location: Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates Time: 1900 hours onwards All bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
30/11/2008Presentation on the Dubai Health Card and Government Health Care for ExpatriatesMs Laila Al Jassmi Director of DHA health funding programme Dubai Health AuthorityTiming: 18.30 to 21.00 hours Location: Wilkie´s Lounge at DUCTAC Mall of the Emirates - bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
24/11/2008Network BreakfastTheme: Tips for Understanding Non-Verbal CommunicationRegistration: 7.30 am onwards Location: Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Booking through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
11/11/2008Network Luncheon - Guest Speaker Rana Saab - Association of Image Consultants International Chaired by Val Abernathy Rana will speak about a fantastic training opportunity enabling women to turn their passion for image and style into a careerRegistration: 12.15 pm onwards Location: World Trade Club Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
27/10/2008Network BreakfastTheme: Are you happy with the current business environment in Dubai?Registration: 7.30 am onwards Location: Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
14/10/2008Network Luncheon - Speaker:Antoeneta Popova, Sama Dubai Antoaneta conducts motivational speeches here in Dubai. Most recently she conducted a lecture named ´Leadership on the edge´ on 5th June for Dubai Municipality, celebrating the 5th World Environment DayRegistration: 12.15 pm onwards Location: World Trade Club Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
11/10/2008IBWG Series of Workshops 2008 - Time ManagementWhat to Do When Time Flies! Facilitator: Sue-Sharyn Ward, Productivity Specialist Registration 8.30 am Workshop commences 9.00am Location: World Trade Club Bookings by email only to yasmin@ibwgdubai.com
09/09/2008Special Iftar Evening - Taj Dhow moored at Bastakiya on the Creek7.30 pm - A talk on Mosque Architecture by the renoun Architect who designed the dramatic new Mosque in Emirates HillsRegistration 6.30 pm onwards Iftar Buffet - Spouses and Friends welcome Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
25/08/2008Network BreakfastTheme: Flexitime in Companies - advantages & disadvantagesRegistration: 7.30 am onwards Location: Asado Restaurant, Palace Hotel, Old Town Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
12/08/2008Networking Luncheon Speaker: Steve Vaille - CEO Lime Green EntertainmentSocial Media - How it works. IBWG will also learn how it can be used to develop their business, in terms of advertising in social media platforms and expanding their contact networkRegistration: 12.15 pm onwards Location: World Trade Club Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
28/07/2008Networking BreakfastTheme: Top Tips for Team Building in Your CompanyLocation: Asado Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Old Town Registration: 7.30 am onwards Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
08/07/2008Networking LuncheonChaired by Lisa SteelLocation: World Trade Club Registration from 12.15 hours Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only
30/06/2008Networking Breakfast´Is our increasing dependence on computers and IT a good thing?´Registration: 07.30am Location: Al Asado Restaurant The Palace Hotel Old Town Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
10/06/2008Networking Luncheon - Speaker: Dr. Monica Gallant - Chair, Business Programs, Dubai Women´s CollegeSurvey Report on Business Women Entrepreneurs in UAE - Registration & Networking: 12.15pm Location: World Trade Club Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
07/06/20083rd Professional Development Workshop - 2008Topic: The PERfect Principles of Global Leadership Workshop Facilitator: Kelly Watkins, President Expressive Concepts08.30 am Registration Location: World Trade Club Bookings by email to yasmin@ibwgdubai.com
26/05/2008Networking Breakfast´How to manage your time so you have more of it!´Registration: 07.30am Location: Al Asado Restaurant The Palace Hotel Old Town Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
13/05/2008Networking Luncheon - Speaker Speaker: Ron Telpner – Chairman & CEO The BrainStorm Group ‘Brand Building in a Digital World’ Registration & Networking: 12.15pm Location: World Trade Club Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
28/04/2008Networking Breakfast´Is a Tertiary Education necessary to succeed in life?´Registration from 7.30 am Location: Al Asado Restaurant The Palace Hotel Old Town Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
08/04/2008Networking Luncheon - Speaker Victor Leginsky, Barrister & Solicitor James Berry & Associates Legal Consultants The UAE Labour Law and YOURegistration & Networking: 12.15pm Location: World Trade Club Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
05/04/20082nd Professional Development Workshop - 2008´Absolutely Fabulous PR´ - Jack Pearce Managing Director, Matrix Consulting Chairman, Middle East PR Association (MEPRA) 08.30 am Registration Location: World Trade Club Bookings by email to yasmin@ibwgdubai.com
31/03/2008Networking Breakfast´Which Business Areas in Dubai have a bright future?´7.30am Registration at Asado Restaurant - The Palace Hotel Old Town Booking by email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
11/03/2008Luncheon Speaker Peter Heydenrych Symantec Corporation ´Cybercrime & Internet Security´12.15pm Registration at The World Trade Club Bookings by email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
25/02/2008Networking Breakfast´Is Dubai Still a good place to bring up your kids?´7.30 Registration at Asado Restaurant - The Palace Hotel Old Town Bookings by email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
12/02/2008Luncheon Speaker Ibrahim Awad Project Director - Middle East | Bovis Lend Lease International ´Going Green in Dubai - Possible roles and business opportunities for Women´12.15 Registration at The World Trade Club Bookings by email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
02/02/20082008 Workshop Series - Management Skills presented by CrestcomImprove your Management Skills with this half day Workshop8.30-9.00am Registration and Coffee Location: World Trade Club bookings by email to yasmin@ibwgdubai.com
28/01/2008Networking Breakfast´What are you going to do better in 2008´7.30am Registration at Asado Restaurant - The Palace Hotel Old Town Bookings by email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
08/01/2008Networking Luncheon & Introduction to Members´ Survey ‘Where is Your Life Taking You in 2008’12.15 Registration at World Trade Club Bookings by email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
11/12/2007Combined End of Year Gala Evening Event - bring a lady friendWine Tasting Hosted by MMI and wonderful International Buffet on the TerraceMontgomerie Golf Club - bookings in advance to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
08/12/2007FINANCIAL STRATEGIES Facilitator: Sandi SaksenaIBWG WORKSHOP SERIES 2007Location: Dubai World Trade Centre Registration: 08.30-9.00 am Bookings through valerie@ibwgdubai.com
26/11/2007Networking Breakfast Chaired by Lisa SteelClimate Change & Global Warming - What can you do?Venue: Shangri-La Hotel Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
13/11/2007Networking Luncheon Chaired by Sue-Sharyn Wardto be confirmedVenue: World Trade Club Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
29/10/2007Networking Breakfast Chaired by Sue-Sharyn WardYour Health & Wellbeing - What are You doing right?Venue: Shangri-La Hotel Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
20/10/2007EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Facilitator: Beryl ComarIBWG WORKSHOP SERIES 2007Location: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 08.30-9.00 am Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
09/10/20076.15 Breaking the fast with local muslims 6.35 Arabic Buffet 7.30 Speaker Topic: Life in Dubai before FederationRamadan Combined Evening Event commencing at Iftar 6pmVenue: Sahary Gate a traditional windtower house in Bastakia Bur Dubai Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
11/09/2007Samantha Backman - International Speakerto be confirmedVenue: World Trade Club Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
27/08/2007Networking Breakfast Chaired by Lisa SteelMinimise your risk of Identity TheftVenue: Shangri-La Hotel Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
14/08/2007Mark Craig - Director Al Ain ZooA case study on how to turn a business aroundVenue: World Trade Club Bookings to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
04/08/2007LEADERSHIP SKILLS Facilitator: Lisa SteelIBWG WORKSHOP SERIES 2007Location: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 08.30-9.00am Bookings through susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
30/07/2007Networking Breakfast Chaired by Sue-Sharyn WardHave you ever had a Garage Sale in Dubai - the pros and consVenue: Shangri-La Hotel Bookings to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
17/07/2007Special Networking Cocktail Evening commencing at 6pm Speaker: Sharon GarrettVirgin GalacticaVenue: Arabian Ranches Golf Club Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
10/07/2007Networking Luncheon Chaired by Yasmin HajiFind a Networking PartnerVenue: World Trade Club Bookings to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
25/06/2007Networking Breakfast - Share your experiences with MembersYour favourite regular exercise - is it expensive?Location: Shangri-La Hotel Registration: 07.30-8.00 am Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
12/06/2007Luncheon Speaker: Elaine Jones - CEO AstecoWomen in Business in DubaiLocation: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 12.15-1 pm Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
02/06/2007MAKE THIS YEAR YOUR BEST YEAR YET! Facilitator: Tricia EvansIBWG WORKSHOP SERIES 2007Location: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 08.30-9.00 am Bookings through valerie@ibwgdubai.com
28/05/2007Networking Breakfast - Share your experiences with MembersNight Classes & Short Courses to improve a special skillLocation: Shangri-La Hotel Registration: 07.30-8.00 am Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
08/05/2007Luncheon Speaker : Nanette Fairley - Managing Director - Innovative HR SolutionsMaking an Impact - Promoting yourself QuietlyLocation: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 12.15 - 1 pm Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
30/04/2007Networking Breakfast - Share your experiences with MembersThe best book you read in 2006Location: Shangri-La Hotel Registraton: 07.30-8.00 am Bookings through ibwg_dxb.eim.ae
10/04/2007Speaker: Dannie McDonald - Lifecare InternationalNew Medical Insurance ruling for you and your employeesVenue: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 12.45 pm
07/04/2007THINK ON YOUR FEET (helps you get ideas across better) Facilitator : Susan MaCauleyIBWG WORKSHOP SERIES 2007Location: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 08.30-9.00 am Bookings through valerie@ibwgdubai.com
26/03/2007Networking Breakfast - share your experience with membersMotivate your staff to improve Team WorkLocation: Shangri-La Hotel Registration: 0.730-8.00 am Bookings through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
13/03/2007Luncheon Chaired by Lisa SteelNetworkingLocation: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 12.45-1.15 pm bookings through ibwgdxb@eim.ae
26/02/2007IBWG Networking BreakfastWhat would you do? Solutions to Difficult Office SenariosVenue: Shangri-La Hotel Registration: 7.30 am
13/02/2007IBWG Luncheon on TUESDAY - TBAVenue: Dubai World Trade Club Registration from 12.45 pm
10/02/2007GETTING THE BALANCE RIGHT Workshop Facilitator: Jo Simpson Coaching and Mentoring International (Middle East) IBWG WORKSHOP SERIES 2007 Location: Dubai World Trade Club Registration: 08.30-9.00 am Bookings by 6th February through valerie@ibwgdubai.com
29/01/2007IBWG Networking BreakfastTopic : New Year Resolutions - are they still intactVenue: Shangri-La Hotel Registration: 7.30 am
16/01/2007IBWG Luncheon on TUESDAY - Speaker Mark Rogers, Managing Director, IntagulfTwenty choices for 2007Venue: Dubai World Trade Club Registration from 12.45 pm
11/12/2006Xmas & End of Year Evening Function - Combinedhosted by MMIVenue : World Trade Club Registration : 7pm
27/11/2006Networking Breakfast - share your experiences with other membersDubai - What is missing in the Business CommunityVenue : Shangri-La Hotel Registration : 7.30 am
13/11/2006Networking Luncheonhosted by Lisa SteelVenue : The Montgomerie Golf Club - 19th Hole Restaurant Registration : 12.45 pm
30/10/2006Contact Network MeetingBusiness Networking across all industry sectors and all nationalitiesVenue: Blue Bar at Novotel Hotel Registration: 7pm onwards
30/10/2006Networking Breakfast - share your experiences with other membersTop Tips for Contacts in DubaiVenue : Shangri-La Hotel Registration : 7.30 am
09/10/2006Iftar Evening Meeting - Speaker Abdallah Al Serkal, Founder & Director of Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural UnderstandingThe Spirit of Ramadan - an evening with partners/spousesVenue : Moevenpick Hotel - Fakhreldine Restaurant - Registration : 6.30 pm
19/09/2006Back to Business Joint Networking Event - for all Business Groups in DubaiHosted by the Jordanian Business GroupVenue: Grand Hyatt Registration 19.00 hours - Tickets must be booked & paid for prior to the event
11/09/2006Tricia Evans - Great Little Coaching CompanyWhat Successful Women have in CommonVenue : Murooj Rotana Hotel Registration : 12.45 pm
28/08/2006Networking Breakfast - share your experience with other membersIntercultural experiences - work and leisureVenue : Shangri-La Hotel Registration : 7.30 am
14/08/2006Rodney Hill - HillcrestBridging the Gulf - Negotiating National Culturesvenue : tba Registration : 12.45 pm
31/07/2006Networking Breakfast - share your experiences with other MembersPersonal & Business Development Tools Venue : Shangri-la Registration : 7.30 am
10/07/2006Networking Luncheonhosted by Lisa SteelVenue: Al Murooj Rotana Registration: 12.45 pm
26/06/2006Networking Breakfast - share your experiences with other membersThe Best Bit of Advice you have ever been givenVenue: Shangri-La Registration: 7.30 am
12/06/2006Tracey Furey - Managing Director of Franchise Development Services (FDS) DubaiCould Franchising be the right expansion strategy for your business?Venue: Murooj Rotana Registration: 12.45 pm
08/06/2006´Enhance Me´ - Personal Development Day - Members & Non Members WelcomeMEMBERS & NON MEMBERS WELCOME ... A full day providing opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills as well as network fellow membersLocation: Al Muroooj Rotana - Cost 250/- Dhs Members and Dhs 300/- Non Members - booking required contact: ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
29/05/2006Networking Breakfast - share your experiences with other membersShare Top Tips on Giving Good PresentationsVenue: Shangri-La Hotel Registration: 7.30 am
29/05/2006Joint Networking Evening with Contact NetworkNetwork across all industry sectors, all nationalities, all ages and both gendersVenue : Movenpick Hotel Registration : 7pm bookings www.cnetdubai.com
08/05/2006Shahriar Shahabi - AME Info Marketing & Advertising, Building & Sustaining a Brand in Todays 900 Channel WorldVenue: tba Registration: 12.45 pm
24/04/2006Networking Breakfast - share your experiences with other membersHow Do You Motivate Yourself/Employees - Incentives that work for youVenue: Shangri-La Hotel Registration: 7.30 am
06/04/2006Small Business Incubator9am Guest Speaker - Lisa Steel - Learning to Delegate as your Company Grows 10.30 am Guest Speaker Panel - Discussion Venue: Dubai Country Club Registration: 8.30 am - Bookings through evamepe@eim.ae
03/04/2006Lisa Steel - Change AssociatesEmotional IntelligenceVenue: Murooj Rotana Registration: From 12:45pm
27/03/2006Networking BreakfastDubai´s Networking Community - experiences with different networking groupsVenue: Shangri-La Hotel Registration: 7.30 am
13/03/2006Networking Luncheon chaired by Val Abernathy´Your experience with Inappropriate Business Practices in Dubai´ Venue: Dubai Country Club Registration: From 12:45
27/02/2006IBWG/Cnet Joint Networking EveningFab Feb 500 - networking under the stars at Sevilles Wafi Centre from 7pm to 11pmRegister at www.CnetDubai.com to confirm your attendance
27/02/2006Networking BreakfastBusiness Etiquette - the best and the worst you have seenVenue: Shangri La Hotel Registration: 7.30 am
23/01/2006Networking BreakfastShare Your New Year Resolutions - What you are going to do better in 2006Venue: Shangri La Hotel Registration: 7.30 am
12/12/2005Annual End of Year Gala EveningWine Tasting hosted by MMI followed by a sumptuous dinnerBooking required - registration 7.30pm - Venue to be advised
08/12/2005Small Business Incubator - The Networking Forum for Small Business OwnersFinancial Planning for 2006 and Less Mess - No Stress - Organise your office for 2006 Booking required - please register on www.sbidubai.com - 8.30am Tulip Inn Dubai Knowledge Village
28/11/2005Networking Breakfastto be advisedBooking required - registration 7.30am - Shangri-la Hotel
14/11/2005John Martin St. Valery - Links DubaiSetting up a Business in DubaiRegistration from 12.45 pm - Booking required - Dubai Country Club
10/10/2005Iftar Event - this will combine the Breakfast & Luncheon eventsRitz-Carlton Iftar Tent In keeping with the holy month of Ramadan this will be an evening event
26/09/2005Networking BreakfastGet a Life! - top tips for contacts in DubaiBooking Required - Registration 7.30 am - Shangri-la Hotel
13/09/2005Annual Back to Business Networkinga joint event for all Business Groups in DubaiBooking required - Numbers limited - 7pm onwards Grosvenor House Hotel
12/09/2005Networking LuncheonChaired by Claire MalcolmRegistration from 12.45 pm - Booking required - Dubai Country Club
08/09/2005Small Business Incubator - The Networking forum for Small Business OwnersGetting the Bank to say Yes!! & Energy Drainers & Energy BoostersBooking required - please register on www.sbidubai.com - 8.30 am Dubai Country Club
29/08/2005Networking BreakfastSo many people stay in Dubai over the summer that you can still network effectivelyRegistration 7.30 am - Booking required - Shangri-la Hotel
08/08/2005Rimzie U.M. Ismail - Dept of Civil Aviation DubaiDubai International Airport - Expansion PlanRegistration from 12.45 pm - Booking Required - Dubai Country Club
25/07/2005Networking BreakfastMake some really good networking contactsRegistration 7.30 am - Booking required - Location to be advised
11/07/2005Phil Taylor - CEO Ski DubaiSki Dubai - a fascinating look into the world of snow skiing in DubaiRegistration from 12.45 pm at WTC
03/07/2005IBWG Abu Dhabi Monthly Luncheon with Guest Speaker Mohamed Mounib, Managing Director, Abu Dhabi Duty Free Presentation & Tour of Al Ghazal Golf Club - The Golf Club near the new Abu Dhabi Airport Bookings for members only through IBWG Abu Dhabi Administrator email info@ibwgabudhabi.org
27/06/2005Networking BreakfastInterview Techniques/CV writing - what works for you?Registration 7.30am - WTC
13/06/2005Brian WilkieBusiness and the Arts - what is the role of culture in Dubai?´Venue WTC - Registration from 12.45 pm
30/05/2005Networking BreakfastWho are Today´s Female Role Models?World Trade Club - Registration 7.30 am
09/05/2005Pauline Olson - Head of Training Academy - DIFX Dubai International Financial ExchangeVenue - WTC - registration from 12.45 pm
25/04/2005Networking BreakfastDiscussion - Brilliant Brainstorming/lateral thinkingWorld Trade Club - Registration 7.30 am
11/04/2005Network Luncheon - Chaired by Sue-Sharyn WardHave you improved your ProductivityVenue WTC - Registration from 12.45 pm
10/04/2005Lisa Steel - Change AssociatesEmotional IntelligenceVenue: World Trade Club Registration 12.45 hours
28/03/2005Networking BreakfastDiscussion - Improving MemoryWorld Trade Club - Registration 7.30 am
14/03/2005Kevan JonesHow to set up and manage a business over 2 countries 
13/03/2005Networking LuncheonChair - Lisa SteelVenue : World Trade Club Registration 12.45 hours
28/02/2005Networking BreakfastDiscussion - Energy - Boosters & DrainersWorld Trade Club - Registration 7.30 am
14/02/2005Networking LuncheonChair Lisa Steel - Valentine´s Day NetworkingWorld Trade Club - registration 12.45 pm
31/01/2005Networking BreakfastDiscussion - Team Work World Trade Centre - registration 7.30 am
10/01/2005Dr. Dorothy FernandesBreast Cancer - Something every woman should be aware of.UAE Business Woman of the Year 2004
27/12/2004Networking BreakfastNew Year Business Resolutions - what should they be and how to keep themWorld Trade Club - 7.30 am Registration - Booking required
13/12/2004End of Year DinnerMMI to HostVenue: Seville´s Outside Terrace from 7.30pm - booking required
09/12/2004Small Business IncubatorPatricia Sullivan -How to Work a Room - Key Networking Skills & Nic Woodthorpe-Wright - Getting out of the way of your own success8.30-12.30 World Trade Club - book through evamepe@emirates.net.ae
29/11/2004Networking BreakfastNegotiation and Persuasionat World Trade Club from 7.30 am
08/11/2004Dr. Fahmeeda Hameed - Prof. Islamic StudiesA Holistic Perspective on Fasting Across All ReligionsIftar Event 6.30 pm Dubai Ladies Club Jumeirah Beach Road
12/10/2004Dubai Business GroupsAnnual Networking Event - JW Marriott Hotel Bookings by 9th OctoberBack to Business
11/10/2004Dr. Makkawi - American HospitalStress ManagementVenue: World Trade Club
30/09/2004Small Business IncubatorBook through evamepe@emirates.net.aeVenue: World Trade Club
27/09/2004Roberto Valli & Nicos Raftis Co-Founders - Cam-IQ Understanding & Overcoming Barriers to CreativityBreakfast Meeting - World Trade Club - 7.30 am Registration
13/09/2004TraceyLee GaskinStaff IncentivesHuman Resources Manager - DHL Venue: World Trade Club
30/08/2004Network Breakfast MeetingBack in Dubai - what´s happening, what´s differentWorld Trade Club
09/08/2004Riz Khan - TV Presentor & MediatorEffective Communication Skills 
12/07/2004Faisal Al RaesiPlans and Developments Scheduled for the Dubailand MegaprojectDubai Tourism Development Company
14/06/2004Focus SessionMembers will Share Success Stories 
31/05/2004Breakfast Meeting - Networking & DiscussionMars & Venus at Work!7.30 am start - Shangri-La Hotel
10/05/2004Networking LuncheonCorporate Social ResponsibilityChaired by Sue-Sharyn Ward
29/04/2004Small Business IncubatorBook through evamepe@emirates.net.aevenue TBA
26/04/2004Breakfast Meeting - Networking & DiscussionGet a Life - Tips to enhance your business & personal life7.30 am start - Shangri La Hotel
20/04/2004A Cultural Presentation from Shk Mhd Centre9am-11am - Dar Al Nadwa HouseContact 04 3536666 to confirm your attendanceA Traditional UAE National Wedding
12/04/2004Lisa DaleForeign Ownership of Freehold Property in Dubai - a legal perspectiveAl Tamimi
29/03/2004Breakfast Meeting - Networking & DiscussionTime Management - Do you Prioritise, Procrastinate or Palm Pilot?Shangri La Hotel
08/03/2004Paul GlenhillBasics of e-learning for BusinessExpert Learning
23/02/2004Breakfast Meeting - Networking & DiscussionDealing with Conflicts in the WorkPlaceChaired by Sue-Sharyn Ward & Sophie Devonshire
22/02/2004Dubai Festival CityOn location at DFC - book through susharyn@emirates.net.aePresentation
11/02/2004Dubai Festival CityOn location at DFC - book through susharyn@emirates.net.aePresentation
09/02/2004Networking LuncheonThe Balance - Work/LeisureLisa Steel to Chair
22/01/2004Small Business IncubatorTom Young – Sensei International Dealing with Difficult Customers Georgina Kelly – Creative Intelligence - Tactical Marketing bookings thru evamepe@emirates.net.ae
12/01/2004Sandi SaksenaWhy Women need financial planningSenior Financial Consultant
11/12/2003Small Business IncubatorFor information please contact Nanette Fairley on ihsdubai@emirates.net.ae World Trade Centre Club 9am to 1pm
08/12/2003End of Year EventEvening Wine Tasting & Dinner - Bookings through evamepe@emirates.net.aeArabian Court - The One & Only Royal Mirage
07/12/2003Dubai Business GroupsAnnual Networking Event at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel - bookings on evamepe@emirates.net.ae until 30/11 Back to Business
10/11/2003Iftar BuffetSpeaker Michelle Sabti, Dept Tourism & Commerce Marketing - Islam & Business  Al Mazazeek Restaurant above World Trade Club - 6.30 pm start
13/10/2003Lisa Steel - ChairMarketing Ideas Networking Luncheon
09/10/2003Small Business IncubatorFor information please contact Nanette Fairley on ihsdubai@emirates.net.ae World Trade Club 8.30am to 12 pm
07/10/2003Networking Eveningcontact susharyn@emirates.net.ae Joint event with the British Business Group
11/09/2003Special Event - Tour Palm Island & Burj Al ArabBooking required - please contact mjathan@dubaitourism.co.ae followed by a presentation of Madinat Jumeirah and tour of Mina A´Salam & lunch
09/09/2003Patricia O´SullivanCorporate Etiquette  
11/08/2003John DeykinSmall Businesses – Brand Building Managing Director – The Media House
14/07/2003Sue-Sharyn Ward - ChairDefine Your Business Persona Networking Luncheon
19/06/2003Small Business IncubatorFor Information contact Nanette Fairley on ihsdubai@emirates.net.ae World Trade Club 8.30 am to 12.30 pm
09/06/2003Mark Haggett-King Marketing Your Own Start-up Company 
28/05/2003Special Tasting Event at The VintageBook through Sean Butler Mobile 4571089 7pm start at The Pyramids
22/05/2003Special Event9.00am to 4.30pm - Fairmont Hotel - please book through Lisa Steel on lisa@dubaitourism.co.ae Managing Your Own Image
14/05/2003Special Tasting Event at The VintageBook through Sean Butler on Mobile 4571089 7pm Start at the Pyramids
14/04/2003Lynn Davis Female Security whilst Travelling 
10/03/2003Bob UrichuckUp Your Bottom Line Author & Professional Speaker
27/02/200310:30am Start - 1pm FinishTour - Dubai Internet City Bookings on lisa@dubaitourism.co.ae
17/02/2003Catherine StantonThe Internet - ´Friend or Foe´ Managing Director of Media 4G
12/01/2003Lisa Steel - Chair20th Anniversary  Networking Luncheon
16/12/2002Jumeirah Beach ClubEvening Wine Tasting Hosted by MMI 1900 Hours by Pool & Caves for Tasting and Sails Terrace for Buffet .. 100 Dhs per person
12/12/2002Small Business Incubatorcontact: ema01@emirates.net.ae for more info at World Trade Club Dubai
04/11/2002Karen OliverHR & DevelopmentManaging Your Career 
14/10/2002Main Speaker - Dr. Stephanie JonesAdditional Presentation .. Dubai Strategic Forum - introduction by The Executive Office Topic - Business Ethics
24/09/2002Back to BusinessAl Bustan Rotana Hotel Grand Rashidiya Ballroom 7.30 pm onwards - booking required Joint Networking Event
19/09/2002Small Business Incubator9am - 12 noon Dubai Media City Block B, 2nd Floor bookings through ema01@emirates.net.ae  Quarterly Meeting
09/09/2002Michelle SabtiLiving with Islam in a Business Environment Dubai Dept of Tourism and Commerce Marketing
12/08/2002Members Networking Luncheon Abu Dhabi IBWG Members invited to join in 
08/07/2002Hazel JacksonMotivation and it´s link to leadership Bizability
10/06/2002Dr. William Horton Critical Incident Stress Review 
30/05/2002Arranged by Nanette FairleyTour of Dubai Media City Bookings on ema01@emirates.net.ae
13/05/2002Mark TurnerInspiring the Front Line Cabin Crew Service Training, Emirates Airlines
06/05/2002Joint Networking FunctionWith British Business Group & Dubai Quality Group Business Womens Sub-Group in conjunction with Arabian Travel Mart
18/04/2002Professional & Personal Development Daysee ´other events´ in Abu Dhabi
08/04/2002Ms Heiderose Moosen Co-existence of Nationals & Expats 
11/03/2002Jack PearceSegmenting Your Market Matrix
11/02/2002Phillipa KirkpatrickBoosting business confidence PSA Associates
07/02/2002Seminar for Members & GuestsDo you Want to be an Entrepreneur - Getting Organised Booking required - contact Committee
17/01/2002Seminar for Members & GuestsDo you Want to be an Entrepreneur First Things First - Getting Legal Booking required - contact Committee
14/01/2002Rick ColesShackletons Way Emirates Airlines
10/12/2001Nick MidwoodAn evening function at the Jumeirah Beach ClubMMI Dubai
12/11/2001Tricia EvansWhat Successful People have in CommonThe Great Little Coaching Company
08/10/2001Abdullah Al SarkalUAE Traditions & Cultural AspectsDirector - Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding
10/09/2001Suzanne Grant - Partner The Art of Business, Doha Managing Customer Relationships
08/09/2001Back to Business Joint Business Group Networking Evening Burj Al Arab Ballroom
13/08/2001Chaired by Val Abernathy Networking Luncheon
10/07/2001Networking Evening Hosted by the British Business Group Hilton Hotel Dubai Jumeirah
09/07/2001Peter EidentCross Cultural MarketingProject & Training Mgr UAE Offsets Group
11/06/2001Khalid Al TayerThe Internet Best Kept SecretCo-Founder and CEO Makook.com
14/05/2001Elaine GrievsonSuccess & Excellence in Your LifeFreelance Communicator & Trainer visiting from UK
09/04/2001Beryl ComarGaining the Unfair Advantage in BusinessConsultant Trainer
12/03/2001Debbie BeckMind/Body ConnectionsConsultant
12/02/2001Susan MacauleyYou could be (and should be) a Good Presenterndependent Business Communicator
08/01/2001Tricia Evans Its 2001 Get Your Act Together - Issues that Guide and Focus your Career and Business
11/12/2000Traditional End of Year Gathering held at the Jumeirah Beach Club Evening Function hosted by MMI from 7.30 PM 
13/11/2000Lisa Steel"The Impact of Tourism on Dubai" Deputy Training Manager Dubai Dep. of Tourism
09/10/2000Joanna Parfitt'Networking in Action' Editor Woman Abroad Magazine
11/09/2000Rachel Handley Training Manager Inter Continental Hotel
10/07/2000  Members Networking Luncheon 
12/06/2000Tricia EvansWhat the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently Management Coach
08/05/2000Elaine Kinney Emotional Intelligence 
10/04/2000Samir KanaanInteractive Seminar on UAE Labour Law Advocate Kanaan & Assoc. Law Firm
13/03/2000Kerry MaloneyCreativity - thinking outside the box Director Innovate
14/02/2000Jim McDonaldsonCompany Reputations Regional Director Gulf, Hill & Knowlton
17/01/2000Waqas HussainBalancingHuman Resources Manager -3M Gulf Ltd