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BCB named Strategic Partner of Department of Economic Development

The strategic partnership between BCB and the Department of Economic Development in Dubai is yet another example of UK and UAE working together across all levels to boost prosperity.

The British Centres for Business (BCB) has been identified as a Strategic Partner of the Department of Economic Development in Dubai.

At a ceremony in Dubai last week, Chief Executive Officer, Joe Hepworth collected the BCB’s award from HE Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development.

Commenting on the BCB’s award, Joe Hepworth said: “I am very proud of the strong partnership we have with DED, particularly with Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI), who continue to support our clients and us on a daily basis. I am delighted that this relationship is formally recognised as it helps us demonstrate the very positive relationship we have and the support that is available to UK companies wanting to expand and invest in Dubai.”

UK Consul General in Dubai and Northern Emirates Edward Hobart said: “I’m pleased for the recognition awarded to The British Centres for Business (BCB). The strategic partnership between BCB and the Department of Economic Development in Dubai is yet another example of UK and UAE working together across all levels to boost prosperity. This partnership allows small and medium sized companies from both countries to work together and contribute to the economic growth in UK and UAE.”

Fahad Al Gergawi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai FDI said: “The British Centres for Business is a valuable partner in Dubai’s efforts to bring in innovative and knowledge-based businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. Together, Dubai FDI and BCB can take the traditional relations between the UK and Dubai to a new and exciting phase of collaborative enterprise and shared progress.”