Event Information

11th November, 2014

JW Marriott Marquis

Dubai, UAE

On November the 11th, the Arabian Business Forum will see Sir Alex Ferguson, the legendary Manchester United manager, take to the stage to discuss long-term leadership in a highly competitive global environment. Hosted by BBC Television Presenter and ITP Chairman Andrew Neil, this event is not to be missed.


Past Speakers

  • Tony Blair, Former UK Prime Minister
  • Mohamed Alabbar, Chairman, Emaar Properties
  • Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy
  • Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice President, Dubai Duty Free
  • Mohamed Al Shaya,Executive Chairman, M. H. Alshaya Co.
  • Fadi Ghandour, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Aramex
  • Dr. Charles Elachi, Director, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
  • Habib Al Mulla, Chairman, Habib Al Mulla & Co.
  • Adel Ali, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Air Arabia
  • Mohi-Din BinHendi, President, BinHendi Enterprises
  • Abdullah Al Zamil, Chief Executive Officer, Zamil Group
  • Jordan Belfort, The Wolf of Wall Street


Now in its 11th edition, the Arabian Business Forum has been the premier conference in the business calendar, graced by the likes of Tony Blair, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Mohammed Ali Rashid Al Abbar, H.E Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Colm McLoughlin, Fadi Ghandour, Mohi- Din BinHendi and Mohamed Al Shaya.

However, the 2014 event promises to be the most spectacular of all, with Sir Alex Ferguson sharing his story and  conducting an indepth one-to one interview with Andrew Neil. Join more than 400  business leaders from across the MENA region at the 11th Arabian Business Forum.


The 10th Arabian Business Forum brings together the cream of the region’s business community.

As such, it is an ideal place to position your brand, meet potential customers and existing clients.

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Sir Alex Ferguson

James Hogan

Sarosh Zaiwalla

Richard Keys

Andy Gray

Dr. David Nott OBE

Andrew Neil