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We are thrilled to extend to an exclusive invitation to our Esteemed Members, to a riveting evening of discourse and insight.

Sponsored by PwC, the GCC BDI UAE Membership Chapter is proud to announce a groundbreaking event that promises to redefine the boundaries of professional dialogue and networking.

🗓️ Date: 29th February 2024

⏰ Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

📍 Venue: PwC Rooftop, Emaar Square - Building 5 , Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai



  • Ara Fermanian, Partner, PwC Middle East

  • John Crawley, Senior External Associate, GCC BDI
  • Jan Bladen (moderator), Senior External Associate, GCC BDI
  • Kais Ben Hamida, Chief Financial Officer, Du
  • Lamees Al Baharna, Independent Director
  • Saad Maniar, Senior Partner & International Liaison Partner, Crowe Middle East

A Night of Intellectual Elegance:

Prepare to be part of an electrifying debate featuring a distinguished panel from PwC and our own venerated GCC BDI members. This event is not just a debate; it's a battleground of wits, insights, and foresights where the titans of various industries converge.

Debate Topics That Matter:

Dive into discussions on the most pressing topics of our times, including the transformative role of auditors in digital landscapes, the integration of ESG into risk management, the evolving regulatory frameworks, and much more. These topics are meticulously chosen to resonate with your roles at the helm of business and governance.

Interactive and Immersive:

Your voice is powerful. Beyond witnessing this intellectual joust, you will engage directly, voting on arguments, posing challenges, and perhaps, shifting paradigms. This interactive experience is designed to not only entertain but empower.

Why Attend?

  • Network with Peers: An unmatched opportunity to mingle with fellow directors and industry leaders.
  • Gain Insights: Elevate your understanding of crucial industry topics that impact your boards and businesses.
  • Influence the Debate: Your insights could sway the tide of discussion, making your mark on the evening.

RSVP: Secure your place among the intellectual elite.

We are setting the stage for an unforgettable night of debate, insight, and high-level networking. This is more than an event; it's an experience crafted for leaders like you.

Join us in shaping the future of our industries. Your presence will not only grace the event but enrich it.


PwC Rooftop, Emaar Square - Building 5 , Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai
بوليفارد الشيخ محمد بن راشد 1
دبي, United Arab Emirates

PwC Rooftop, Emaar Square - Building 5 , Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai


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