The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently participated in INNOPROM 2017, Russia’s largest international industrial trade fair, as part of its efforts to showcase Dubai’s potential as a global hub for emerging industries.
The conference and exhibition, held in Ekaterinburg, featured a Dubai Chamber stand which provided visitors with an overview of the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030, the emirate’s economy and business environment, and Dubai Chamber services and support.
Representatives of Dubai Chamber’s Azerbaijan international office participated in the event and held more than 100 meetings with public and private sector stakeholders, including B2B meetings which focused on synergies between Dubai-based companies and their Russian counterparts.
INNOPROM 2017, held under the theme of “Smart Manufacturing”, was attended by 48,000 visitors and 600 companies from 20 countries. A total of 95 governments sent their trade and industry delegations to the international event.
Omar Khan, Director of International Offices, Dubai Chamber, described the exhibition as an ideal platform to showcase the competitiveness of Dubai’s business community and reinforce the Chamber’s presence and activities in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region.
He explained that the meetings held on the sidelines of the industrial fair provided an opportunity to engage with business leaders and government representatives and explore the prospects for Dubai-based companies that want to expand their footprint in emerging markets.
Since its opening in 2012, Dubai Chamber’s Baku office has actively participated in regional business exhibitions and hosted its own events, meetings, and roundtable discussions with them aim of exploring areas of mutual cooperation between Dubai-based businesses and their CIS counterparts.