Last Chance to Register for Iraq Networking Event

The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC)‘s Spring Conference & Networking Event in London is just days away, but you still have a chance to meet more than 150 key stakeholders, business partners and prospects active in the Iraqi market.

The Conference — Iraq: Rising Confidence — takes place on Monday 3rd April 2017 at the Mansion House in London.

Register now for your opportunity to:

  • Gain insights from senior Iraqi and UK politicians for trade strategies in the region
  • Become a supplier for active businesses in Iraq
  • Hear from UK Export Finance about loans available for investment in Iraq
  • Meet Iraqi businessmen and officials from all parts of the country

Mike Wenham, Vice President of Planning and Commercial Operations for BP Middle East will be a key panelist for the Oil & Gas Session. Mr Wenham is responsible for working on BP’s assets in Iraq, Oman, Kuwait and Abu Dhabi. His extensive knowledge of commercial relations in the Middle East will be of great interest to those looking for investment opportunities.

IBBC’s Spring Conference will attract many international companies, all currently active in Iraq. The event provides an opportunity for potential buyers and suppliers to meet key influencers and investors in the country.

Hear from and meet:

  • Frank Baker OBE, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Iraq
  • Mr Dara Rasheed, Deputy Minister of Housing, Construction and Municipalities, Government of Iraq
  • Marcus Antonini, Vice President and Country Chairman, Shell Iraq
  • Maeve Walsh, Deputy Director, Digital Economy Unit – DCMS
  • Alistair Kett, Partner, PwC
  • Yaltin Altimimi, CEO, ZainCash
  • Frederic Ribieras, CFO, Global Growth at General Electric (GE)
  • Christian Josz, Deputy Division Chief, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Dr Neill Quillam, Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House
  • Mike Wenham, Commercial Manager, BP
  • Fethi Kirdar, Chief Business Development Officer, Moby Group
  • Omar Hassan, Founder & CEO, Inevert
  • Louis Taylor, Chief Executive, UK Export Finance.

A full list of confirmed speakers is available here.

The IBBC Spring Conference at the Mansion House on the 3rd of April 2017 will focus on the rising confidence of Iraq’s private sector, bring to attention liberated areas open to investment, and discuss new areas for expansion, such as infrastructure and technology. The four conference sessions will focus on:

  • Session 1: Power
  • Session 2: Technology, Growth and Innovation
  • Session 3: Finance
  • Session 4: Oil & Gas
  • Session 5: Iraq after ISIS, Challenges and Opportunities

Register now for your exclusive opportunity to:

  • Gain Investment and financial insights into Iraq and the UK
  • Network with key industry figures, business partners, ministers and prospects.
  • Contribute your insights through panels and breakout sessions with your peers.
  • Enjoy business in the heart of London.

The registration fee for non-members is £800.  IBBC members and members of partner organisations are entitled to special discounted rates.

You can book your place by clicking here – we look forward to seeing you!

One Response to Last Chance to Register for Iraq Networking Event

  1. a.j.aziz March 27, 2017 at 12:32 pm #

    working in time of peace was ok with me that is in mid seventies and eighties of last century ,

    but after 2003 , the American ruined every specification and good work we done , so i do not expect any work with British or Americans since 2003 till now , even i prefer British as i worked with them for at least 8 years , building bridges, engineering facilities , power generation , water treatments >>>>etc

    now days they look for politicians, they have the power to grant contracts , they have the power to get large amounts of bribes , any connection from US companies shall be with politicians , they do not want to change , corruption flourished from 2003 till this moment , so if i get work , it shall be the leftovers .

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