13 Jan 2020

UAESBC-SMCCI Joint Networking Session

Start the brand new year, with our first inter-chamber networking session between UAESBC members and members of the Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SMCCI)!

  • Day & Date Monday, 13 January 2020
  • Time: 2.30pm – 4.00pm
  • Venue: SMCCI, 15 Jln Pinang, Singapore 199147

Attendance is free for UAESBC and SMCCI members only via compulsory registration email to . Registration closes on 6th Jan 2020. Seats are limited so register now to avoid disappointment!

Join us for sharing sessions by UAESBC President, Dr Brian Shegar, and Mr Leonard Thangavelu from the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry about the business opportunities available in UAE. You will also get to know more about the local grants available to fund your business mission to UAE from SMCCI SME Centre representatives. In conjunction with EXPO2020 Dubai at the end of 2020, representatives from the URA will also give you a first-hand sneak preview of the breath-taking Singapore Pavilion! Grab your chance to network with the members of one of Singapore’s most established chamber. Our very own Patron, the UAE Ambassador to Singapore, His Excellency Dr Mohamed Omar Balfaqeeh will also grace the event.


To be Announced

Introduction to Arabic Language and Culture:

  • Trainer: Mr Tarek El Sayed, Economic Analyst, UAE Embassy
  • Dates: To Be Announced
  • Time: 6pm to 7.30pm
  • Venue: ADCCI Meeting Room, 80 Anson Road, #32-01A, Fuji-Xerox Towers, Singapore 079907
  • Registration via online form:

Jan/Feb 2020

Annual UAE Investment Workshop – Presenting KIZAD and the COSCO Partnership


Past Events

11 December

Breakfast Talk


  • Breakfast Talk: Investing on Asia – the Dynamo of the World
  • Speaker: Mr Gareth Nicholson, Head of Fixed Income (DPM), Bank of Singapore
  • Venue: Gilmour Room, Level Two, Singapore Cricket Club
  • Registration Fee: $35 (for UAESBC Members) $40 (for non-UAESBC Members)
  • Registration: via email to
  • For the brief summary about, pleaseCLICK HERE

26 Oct to 1 Nov 2019

 Trade Mission to Abu Dhabi and Dubai

  • Dates: 26 Oct 2019 to 1 Nov 2019
  • Admin Fees: $1,700* plus $200 for members, or plus $650 for non-members. 

*Eligible for up to 70% refund under iMap funding. 

For more details, please CLICK HERE or email

Jointly organised by Franchising and Licensing Association (Singapore) and UAESBC.

Supported by Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Enterprise Singapore. 

02 Oct 2019

Breakfast Talk

  • Breakfast Talk: Challenges Facing the Retail Sector
  • Guest Speaker: Mr Simon Naga, Vice President, Al Futtaim Group (Asia)
  • Date: Wednesday, 02 Oct 2019
  • Time: 8.30am – 10.30am
  • Venue: Singapore Cricket Club, Level Two, Gilmour Room
  • Registration Fee (inclusive of refreshments): $35 for members / $40 for non-members
  • Registration by providing name, designation, email, company/organisation and contact number to
  • For more info about the speaker and the event, please click HERE.

To access a brief summary and photos from this Breakfast Talk please CLICK  HERE


23 Aug 2019

UAESBC Anniversary Dinner:

  • Beneficiary: Movement of the Intellectually Disabled (MINDS)
  • Date: 23 Aug 2019
  • Time: 6pm
  • Venue: Grand Ballroom, The Intercontinental, Singapore
  • Tickets on Sale Now via email to
  • For ticket information and event details please refer to event flyer.

For more information about UAESBC First Anniversary Charity Gala Dinner, click HERE, for a brief summary of the event.

02 Aug 2019

Oil, Petrochemical and Logistics Seminar

  • Sponsors: Borouge, ENOC, First Abu Dhabi Bank and Horizon Terminals
  • Date: 02 Aug 2019
  • Time: 9am to 2pm
  • Venue: Suntec City Convention Center
  • Registration by invitation only.
  • For more info, please refer to programme booklet.

For more information about the Oil, Petrochemical and Logistics Seminar, please read the summary  HERE



13 Jul 2018

Quarterly Breakfast Talk

Singapore and UAE Bilateral Relations and Opportunities for Growth in the Future

  • Guest Speaker: His Excellency Samuel Tan, Singapore’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates
  • Time: 8.30am – 10am
  • Venue: Singapore Cricket Club, Gilmour Room
  • $35/pax
  • Please contact us at +65 6732 0928 or if you are interested to attend

Click HERE for a brief summary of the breakfast talk.

29 Nov 2018

Quarterly Breakfast Talk

Implications On UAE Trade Considering The Changing Regional Geo-Political Situation

  • Guest Speaker: His Excellency Dr Mohamed Omar Abdulla Balfaqeeh, UAE’s Ambassador to Singapore
  • Time: 8.30am – 10am
  • Venue: Singapore Cricket Club, Padang Room
  • $35/pax (UAESBC members) / $40/pax (non-members)
  • Click here for more details on the event.
  • Please contact us at +65 6732 0928 or if you are interested to attend
  • Click here for updates on the breakfast talk.

05 Dec 2018

Investment Workshop: Doing Business in UAE

  • Time: 9am – 1pm (registration commences at 8.30am)
  • Venue: Singapore Business Federation – Seminar Rooms 2 & 3 (160 Robinson Road #06-01 SBF Center, Singapore 068914)
  • Dress code: Business attire
  • Fee: Complimentary for members of UAE Singapore Business Council and Singapore Business Federation / S$50 (inclusive of GST) for non-members
  • *Click here to register*
  • Registration closes on Friday, 30 November 2018. For any enquiry, please contact Claire Lim (email: / tel: 6827 6898) or Stella Ng (email: / tel: 6827 6842).
  • Confirmation of your registration will be emailed to your company upon receipt of full payment. Please note that the fee is not refundable in the instance of no-show.
  • Click here for workshop programme.
  • Click here for updates on the workshop.

08 Mar 2019

Quarterly Breakfast Talk

Role of Singapore in China’s Belt and Road Initiative Projects

Guest Speaker: The Honourable Mr Lee Yi Shyan, Member of Parliament for East Coast GRC, Chairman of Business China (Singapore) and Patron of the UAE Singapore Business Council

Time: 8.30am – 10.30am

Venue: Singapore Cricket Club, Gilmour Room

Registration Fee (inclusive of refreshments):

$35 for members / $40 for non-members

Click here for a brief summary of this breakfast talk


04 Jun 2019

Quarterly Talk – Economic Outlook and Overview of the GCC

Guest Speaker: Dr Monica Malik, Chief Economist, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Time: 3.00pm to 5.00pm

Venue: Singapore Cricket Club, Gilmour Room Attendance is via Invitation Only Sponsored

by: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank