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American Business Council FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Goodnight Company Name: American Business Council of Dubai & the Northern Emirates Tel: 04.379.1414 Email: Website:

American Business Council Hosts Inter-council Networking Event for Nearly 1000 Guests DUBAI – SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 The American Business Council of Dubai & the Northern Emirates (ABC) in conjunction with the Netherlands Business Council of Dubai hosted the quarterly Inter-council Networking Event on Sunday, September 22 at the new JW Marriott Marquis on Sheikh Zayed Road. More than 20 councils participated and approximately 1000 guests attended the event, including the United States Consul General, The Honorable Robert Waller, many top executives, and board members from the councils present at the event. Ramsey B. Jurdi, President of the ABC and attorney at Chadbourne & Parke remarked: “The Inter-Council Networking Event provides a great platform for anyone looking to network with like-minded professionals. Businesses from all sectors in Dubai are represented here tonight.” The event was kicked off at 6:30 in the evening and every half hour fabulous door prizes were given away by Emirates Airline, Emirates Holidays, Maldives Tourism Board, Qantas, Arabian Adventures, Ascots and Chapels, and Shirts by Hand. As with this hugely popular networking event, the ABC hosts approximately 50 programs throughout the year, including the upcoming Emirati Alumni event in October and the American Business Forum to be held in November. To find out more about these events please visit ABOUT THE AMERICAN BUSINESS COUNCIL The American Business Council of Dubai & the Northern Emirates operates under the auspices of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry and functions as a Chapter of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce. Since its founding in 1985, the American Business Council has supported U.S. business

interests in Dubai & the Northern Emirates and acts as a liaison between government and commercial enterprises.

The American Business Council is a 500 plus member-driven organization. Fortune 500 companies and key business leaders are well represented among the members of the American Business Council. The American Business Council provides a forum for understanding and interaction between the local business community and members of the American Business Council. Members are supported through a robust calendar of informational programs, round-table discussions, and business networking opportunities.

For more information about the American Business Council and to learn how members are engaged, visit us at



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