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Messe Frankfurt Middle East invites you to their event

Manufacturing in the UAE

About this event

Our 13th webinar features four experts who share their experiences and challenges in setting up manufacturing businesses in the UAE; how these businesses have developed over the years and where they see the future of manufacturing headed in this country. The panel will also speak about specific automotive manufacturing projects undertaken in UAE. To wrap up the discussion, our experts will highlight eight aftermarket components which have the potential to be manufactured in the UAE, as well as share research on manufacturing in the wider GCC with relevant case studies.

Do send in your questions ahead of time for our speakers.

Hosted by

  • Team member
    Abdelrahman Kurdieh Project Manager @ Messe Frankfurt Middle East

    Abdelrahman Kurdieh is the project manager for Automechanika Jeddah + Riyadh, where he oversees the organization of the annual show in the Middle East’s largest market. Abdelrahman also regularly hosts the Network events for Automechanika Dubai and will be doing the same for the new webinars.

  • Guest speaker
    Khalid AlMarzooqi Director of Commercial Activities @ Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

    Khalid oversees KIZAD’s real estate division, Polymers Park, the business development and international business sections. His remit includes developing sales channels, strengthening the presence of SMEs in the zone, managing mega industrial projects and enhancing relations with government agencies.

  • Guest speaker
    Subhash Joshi Vice President - Mobility, Regional Head - Middle East @ Frost & Sullivan

    Subhash Joshi is a thought leader, futurist and a strategist with over 15 years of experience in following his passion of contributing to the mobility industry.

  • Guest speaker
    Samir Chaturvedi CEO @ Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

    Samir oversees KIZAD’s portfolio of assets, activities, operations and growth strategy. He brings over 35 years’ experience working with global organisations in the fields of logistics, shipping, supply chain management, automotive, infrastructure and real estate development.

  • Guest speaker
    Surender Singh Kandhari Chairman @ Al Dobowi

    In 1976, Surender Singh came to Dubai to grow the family business and formed the Al Dobowi Group, which today is a leading management services provider in the UAE with a significant presence in Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Ghana, Europe and Canada.

Messe Frankfurt Middle East

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds with over 2,600 employees at 30 locations.

The Group’s Dubai-based subsidiary, Messe Frankfurt Middle East, currently organises 16 trade fairs & a series of conferences across the region.