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Tony Blair to headline 9th Arabian Business Forum

Habib Al Mulla, Majid Jafar and Kelvin MacKenzie, former editor of The Sun, will be interviewed by the BBC’s Andrew Neil

Tony Blair to headline 9th Arabian Business Forum

Some of the region’s most distinguished businessmen will join former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Tony Blair at the 9th Arabian Business Forum on Tuesday the November 12 at the JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai.

Blair will join BBC Television presenter and chairman of ITP Publishing Group Andrew Neil for an on-stage interview about regional geo-politics and geo-economics.

Following on from Tony Blair, the 9th Arabian Business Forum will see a keynote speeches on whether the Arab Spring should be considered a success or a failure delivered by Sheikh Mohamed A. J. Althani, former economy and trade minister for Qatar and author of ‘The Arab Spring & The Gulf States: Time to Embrace Change’.

Habib Al Mulla, Chairman & Co-Managing Partner, Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla; and Majid Jafar, CEO, Crescent Petroleum, and Vice Chairman, Crescent Group will be on hand to discuss the unemployment time bomb facing the region.

The afternoon will see the focus shift to the digital future with the region’s top executives speaking. John Antoniades, Chief Executive Officer of Starcom Media Group MENA will discuss the future of marketing, and Kelvin MacKenzie, former editor of The Sun newspaper will speak on the future of media.

For full details go to: www.arabianbusiness.com/conference

For ticket enquiries, please email: abforum@itp.com