The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council provides its diverse membership unparalleled access to senior decision makers in business and government in the U.A.E. and in the U.S. The Business Council actively works to ensure that the U.S. and U.A.E. remain attractive destinations for foreign direct investment by conducting effective policy advocacy, undertaking various trade promotion initiatives, providing ongoing updates on the business climate in both countries, and helping develop strategic relationships between U.S. and U.A.E. business and government officials. For more information, please contact us.
As a Founding Member of the U.S. – U.A.E. Business Council, Emirates values deeply the role that the Business Council plays in strengthening collaboration and partnership between and among the governments, people, and industries of the United States and United Arab Emirates.
Former Emirates Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, West
For more than 40 years, the United Arab Emirates has been an important customer and a critical partner to Lockheed Martin. We greatly value the role the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council plays in promoting stronger ties of friendship, bilateral trade and commercial collaboration. By connecting stakeholders in industry, government, academia and the community, the Council has supported our growth in the region and strengthened the relationships that are the basis of lasting mutually-beneficial partnerships.
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Lockheed Martin Corporation
The United States is an important market for Etihad Airways and the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council has served as a staunch advocate in promoting the many benefits Etihad Airways’ presence brings to the U.S., including the creation of American jobs, support of U.S. businesses and world-class hospitality and product offerings for our guests traveling between our six U.S. gateways, our home of Abu Dhabi – and on to the world.
Vice President - Europe & Americas
General Electric’s capacity to operate across a variety of sectors in the United Arab Emirates is key to its long-term growth in the region, and we see a great deal of opportunity here. It’s mutually productive to work with an organization as focused and effective as the Business Council in bringing together key players in business and government to build commercial relationships. These relationships are thriving, thanks to the work of the Council.
The opening of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a milestone in the strong and growing relationship between the U.S. and U.A.E., reflecting a shared commitment to investing in projects which drive collective economic and social good. The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is a valued partner in nurturing this relationship and further opportunities for cross-border collaboration.
Dr. Marc Harrison
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi