Breakout sessions


7. Dubai, the Destination for Global Opportunities

Discover Dubai's immense business potential at the breakout session "Dubai, the Destination for Global Opportunities."
Robert Osborne

Tailored for British nationals, this event provides a comprehensive overview of the thriving UAE business landscape, with a focus on Dubai. Ideal for startups and experienced professionals, the seminar delves into setting up a company in Dubai, offering step-by-step guidance on licensing, registration, and visas. Explore business structures like free zones and mainland companies, understanding the associated implications and benefits.

The seminar goes beyond business logistics, highlighting the British-Dubai business relationship’s nuances, encouraging collaborations and partnerships. Learn to identify opportunities and leverage the strengths of both economies for mutual growth. Beyond business, gain insights into Dubai’s lifestyle and living experience, including its cultural richness, cosmopolitan lifestyle, and world-class amenities. The safety, healthcare, education system, and expatriate community contribute to a conducive environment for personal and professional growth.

“Dubai, the Destination for Global Opportunities” is a must-attend for British nationals seeking to navigate Dubai’s dynamic business landscape. Entrepreneurs, professionals, and investors will acquire the knowledge to thrive in the UAE’s business environment, leveraging bilateral relationships and successfully establishing businesses in Dubai. Join Robert from IFZA to unlock a world of global opportunities and embark on an extraordinary business journey in Dubai!


  • Offer both new and seasoned entrepreneurs with information on how to maximise opportunities for their business in international markets


  • Overview of the economic landscape in Dubai, UAE
  • Insights into the lifestyle in Dubai for British expats
  • Outline different business licensing options
  • The Business setup process for British nationals
  • IFZA ecosystem


  • Understand the opportunities of setting up a business in Dubai
  • Gain genuine, firsthand insights from a British expat living in Dubai
  • Identify different Business setup solutions and which is best suited for your business
  • Know the steps involved in setting up a business in Dubai
  • See how the IFZA ecosystem sets businesses up for success

Our Interactive Breakout Seminar sessions are designed to bring real-life experiences and clear advice to entrepreneurs focused on business growth.

They are included in either your livestream or on-site studio delegate experience and availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis. At 45 minutes long, these sessions are the ideal place to pick-up valuable business learnings and learn from other industry experts who have face similar hurdles to you.

Please note you can either attend our Interactive Breakout Sessions at the Leonardo Royal in person, please Click here for information on venue location.

You can attend virtually on this page at the date/ time of the Interactive Breakout Session, which is free to attend. To attend in-person you will need to obtain an on-site studio pass. For more information on this Click here for tickets.

In-person attendance at Leonardo Royal, St Paul’s, London are strictly on a first come, first serve basis and the amount of in-person seats are limited. Please ensure you book early above to avoid disappointment. Once registered we will send you a reminder via email closer to the session.

Robert Osborne

Robert Osborne – Client Engagement Manager

Robert has built a remarkable career guiding and assisting individuals and companies to reach their goals of successfully setting up their business in the United Arab Emirates.

With nearly 20 years’ sales experience and 8 years experience in building and strengthening both B2B and B2C relationships, Robert is keenly aware of the complexities that many entrepreneurs face when expanding to the Middle East and has effectively guided hundreds of companies to secure their compliance with legal and statutory requirements of setting up – and operating – a business in Dubai.