Registration must close this Thursday the 19th March for applications to join the Middle East Associations multi sector Trade Mission to Saudi Arabia, 11th to 20th April.The MEA has led two Trade Missions a year to Saudi Arabia for over 16 years. They visit all three major centres (Riyadh, the Eastern Province & Jeddah), but participants may cherry-pick to suit individual requirements and feedback from Mission participants consistently commend the MEA Mission format as an effective vehicle for accessing the Saudi marketplace.
Register your interest now to secure your place and to ensure that your business is open to the opportunities provided by the Saudi market.
About the Mission
From 11th to 20th April 2015, the Middle East Association will be visiting Riyadh, Eastern Province and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
It will be led by David LLoyd OBE, Senior Consultant at the Association – this is the 18th MEA Mission led by Mr Lloyd: this Mission will be led by an expert who has extensive experience of the Saudi market.
You will take part in a programme that will include some, or all, of the following: Saudi Aramco, Chambers of Commerce, Zamil Group, Al Naghi, Albinali Group, Saudi Businesswomen’s Institute, Ma’aden, Atkins, BMG Financial Services, Hyder Consulting, Kier etc.
You will receive assistance in obtaining your Saudi business visit visa.
This Mission will be multi-sector and open to all; but sectors of particular interest to the Saudis include education and training; healthcare; transportation; mining; renewable energy and infrastructure.
The potential of the Saudi market for British goods and services and the high regard in which the quality of British products is held, cannot be overstated.
The Saudi economy is growing at about 4.5% pa and is the largest in the MENA Region. Business opportunities abound.
The UK has a strong historic relationship with Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom is our largest trading partner in the Middle East. The UK exported £7.5 billion goods and services in 2012. Goods exports rose by 29% in 2013 to £4.2 billion. Over 6, 000 UK firms actively export goods to Saudi Arabia.
To register your interest and obtain further information please click below, to complete your details and a copy of the full prospectus, which includes the programme/itinerary and costs, will be emailed to you shortly.
“MEA trade missions to Saudi Arabia are an excellent introduction to the business environment of the Kingdom…Participation in the mission makes the tortuous process of obtaining a visa much simpler and offers the business traveller the invaluable benefit of the company and shared experiences of the other mission members.”