Dubai as a Global Business Hub - Setting up your Business in Dubai
Dubai has emerged as a leading regional commercial hub with state-of-the-art infrastructure and a world class business environment. It has now become the logical place to position your business in the Middle East, providing you with a unique and comprehensive value-added platform.
With its strategic location, 0% corporate and personal income tax and a consistently strong economic outlook, Dubai is the ideal base for multinationals, SMEs and start ups targeting markets in Central Asia, Middle East, Africa, Asian Subcontinent and Eastern Mediterranean with a population of over 2 billion people and a combined GDP of US$ 6.7 trillion. With a friendly beach front international and multi cultural environment and tax-free living and working it’s hard to find a more perfect setting to start a new business or set up a branch office.
Hosted by the IoD's Chief Economist, Graeme Leach, in association with Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) Free Zone, the UAE’s fastest growing Free Zone with over 5000 existing member companies, this seminar will explain how and why to set up a company in Dubai. Whether it’s a newly established business or a branch or subsidiary of an existing business this is must-attend event for any entrepreneurs or companies considering the option of global expansion.
You will learn about:
- Setting up a business in Dubai
- The key advantages of setting up in the Free Zone
- All the costs, technicalities and logistics involved
- Graeme Leach, Chief Economist and Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors
- James Bernard, Business Development and Client Management Director, JLT Free Zone
- Gavin Maude, Chief Executive Officer, Pemberton Partners
About the JLT Free Zone
The JLT Free Zone licensing authority guarantees its members 0% income tax for 50 years, 100% business ownership, and many other products and services to get your business set up and operational.
JLT is a 200-hectare, mixed-use waterfront development in one of the most prime locations in Dubai facilitating both business and community living by offering free hold commercial, residential and retail property for sale and lease.
Streamlined company set up and licensing processes, in house immigration and visa services dependable customer support, industry clustering, modern infrastructure, 0% corporate and personal income tax, and a range of products and services are just some of the reasons why there are over 5,000 companies operating within the JLT Free Zone today. Well known brands such as LVMH, DeBeers, GAC, and Harley Davidson to SMEs and start-ups from all over the world.
DMCC - Government of Dubai licensing authority for the JLT Free Zone.
Institute of Directors
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