The UAE Ministry of Economy is organising an official Trade and Investment Mission to Egypt during the period 9 - 11 December 2019. The mission will host the UAE - Egypt Business Forum and shall include the participation at "Food Africa 2019".

The UAE - Egypt Business Forum is an official business development and networking event designed to provide UAE and Egypt companies with the knowledge and contacts essential to do business in Egypt and UAE.

The UAE Ministry of Economy, in collaboration with Saudi Export Development Authority, will also participate in "Food Africa 2019" with a joint pavilion, the first of its kind between both countries at "Food Africa".

Who will participate?


Why should you attend?




08:30 - 09:00

Registration and Coffee


Welcome note by


09:00 - 09:05

Welcome Remarks by:

H.E. Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi,

UAE Ambassador to Egypt

09:05 - 09:10

Opening address by:

H.E. Abdullah Al Saleh,

Undersecretary, UAE Ministry of Economy

09:10 - 09:15

Welcome address by:

H.E. Gamal Anwar El-Sadat,

Chairman, UAE - Egypt Business Council

09:15 - 09:20

Keynote presentation:

Revisiting the role of export financing between UAE and Egypt

Mr. Massimo Falcioni, CEO, Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI)

09:20 - 09:25

Keynote presentation:

Logistics planning for the next generation UAE-Egypt trade

Mr. Saif Al Mazroui, CEO, Port Operating Company

09:30 - 10:15

Panel Discussion: UAE Private Sector Investments in Egypt

H.E. Jamal Al Jarwan, Secretary General, UAE International Investors Council

H.E. Jamal Anwar Al Sadat, Chairman, UAE - Egypt Business Council

H.E Nasser Mohammed Al Nowais is Chairman/Co-Founder, Rotana Hotel Management Corp.

Moderator: Khaled Hejazi

10:20 - 11:30

Panel Discussion: The role of the banking sector in promoting trade and investment

Hicham El Khaoudy, Representative - National Bank of Egypt

Moderated by: (TBC)

11:15 - 12:00

Panel Discussion: Overview on Logistics and Export Insurance Services

Mr. Massimo Falcioni, CEO, Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI)

Mr. Saif Al Mazroui, CEO, Port Operating Company

Mr. Mohammed Azzam, CEO, Export Credit Guarantee Company of Egypt

Moderator: Haitham Al Khazaleh, Risk Director, Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI)

12:05 - 12:15

MOU Signing between Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI) & Export Credit Guarantee Company of Egypt

12:15 - 12:25

Sponsors Recognition

12:30 - 12:50

Press conference

13:00 – 14:30

Business Lunch (Sponsored by FAB)

14:30 - 16:00

B2B meetings



AED 10,000

  • 2x3 custom made upgraded Stand at the UAE Pavilion in Food Africa 2019
  • Company name & logo on at reception counter
  • 2 Delegate passes to UAE - Egypt Business Forum
  • Company profile in mission booklet
  • 5 pre-arranged b2b meetings
  • Access to all side activities planned to the delegation

  • 1 Delegate pass to the UAE - Egypt Business Forum
  • Access to visit UAE Pavilion at Food Africa 2019
  • Access to all side activities planned to the delegation

    AED 1,500

  • 1 Delegate pass to the UAE - Egypt Business Forum
  • Company profile in mission booklet
  • 5 pre-arranged b2b meetings
  • Access to visit UAE Pavilion at Food Africa 2019
  • Access to all side activities planned to the delegation
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    Participating UAE Companies


    Healthy Way General Trading, is a private company based in Dubai–UAE AND specialized in importing and exporting Food & non Food items.

    Our portfolio including Fresh Meat (Veal, lamp & Gout) and Frozen food, we are representing an Italian manufacturer in the MENA region for Healthy Non perishable food range which has low glycemic index , without Sugar, palm oil free and Gluten-Free. our products range including Spreadable Chocolate Cream & Vegetarian and natural fruit filling Biscuits.

    Our range of Non-Food Items is from Spain, we offer special technology for Humidity and Bad smell removal applied on different range of shoes and Insoles (Kitchen shoes, safety shoes, Diabetic shoes and School shoes).

    CDE General Trading L.L.C

    Our company CDE General Trading LLC was established in 2010 in the UAE. Today our company is the exclusive producer of the Switzerland brand Laimon Fresh in the UAE. We are also importers of different types of food and beverages.

    Our team of experts has long experience in marketing and trade in the UAE market. Professional experiences include sales, marketing, sales management, brand management and executive management.

    We choose the best beverages from different countries and produce or import them for you to be able to enjoy them. We selected only the finest brands to represent. Our goal is to increase the assortment of tasty and healthy drinks in the local market. All our products are stored in Cold Storage Warehouse which guarantees the freshness and quality of the goods.

    Leaders Holding Group

    Leaders training center was established since 2004 in United Arab Emirates to be a beacon of knowledge and training to serve the nation and develop different cadres functional and provide the best service in the sky of training through its branches around the world (Sharjah, UAE, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Alexandria , Egypt, Istanbul, Turkey, Qatar, Tripoli, Libya, Benghazi, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia, Munich, Germany).

    Leaders training center got the certificate for ISO 9001:2008 and Sharjah award for Economic Excellence 2007 and 2010, also got a main credits and international certifications from various universities and professional academies internationally approved and given the service excellence provided by the Center has formed a large base of the most important and prominent clients.

    Danat Food Industries

    Since its formation in 2007, Danat LLC is a homegrown company specializing in blending, packaging, marketing and delivering the finest standards of excellence with production capacity of 3,000 bottles per hour, traditional Emirati ready-made mixes, unique spice blends and herbal medicines. Our range of dried goods with their authentic recipes from Danat’s easy-to-prepare crepe, pancake and cupcake mixes, spices mixes for Emirati dishes and postpartum spices are the first of their kind to enter the UAE market.

    Danat’s concept is to contemporize Emirati cuisine. Our aim is to represent it as a cuisine that is exotic and flavorful, yet consumerfriendly. With that in mind, we’ve created Danat crepe, pancake and Kanfrosh cupcake ready-made mixes with hints of saffron and cardamom, typical of the region, and easy-to-follow directions. The products can be prepared quickly, efficiently and mess-free.

    Al Ghurair Foods

    Al Ghurair Foods is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of high-quality products based in Dubai, working together with customers in over 20 countries and 4 continents. With more than 40 years of experience, Al Ghurair is renowned for delivering exceptional quality, first-class customer service and cutting-edge technological solutions. Our portfolio covers bulk, branded and private-label products of flour, oats, semolina and eggs.

    In every way, Al Ghurair Foods stays true to its credo, "Part of every plate", earning the trust of thousands of customers all over the globe.

    American Specialty Foods Co

    American Specialty Foods Company (ASFCO) better known as American Specialty has successfully established as one of the dominant producers of American Specialty Food Products under their flagship brand “AMERICAN SPECIALTY”.

    Belonging under our umbrella are brands like American Specialty, Pepe’s Mexicana, Amazonia and Hany’s Gourmet Fruits. American Specialty is an ultimate source for the flavors of America to the World.

    Our products include Creamy Cheddar and Nacho Cheese Sauces, Fresh Flour and Flavored Tortilla Breads, Flavored Corn Tortilla Chips, Flavored Potato Chips, wide range of Jalapeno Peppers and Chilies, Homemade and Thick & Chunky Salsa, Dressings, Spices and Seasonings, Ginseng Based Carbo-Hydrated Drinks, Tea-Based Ice Creams and other specialty food products from American Continent.

    At American Specialty we are passionate about food. Connect with us for the finest food specialties.

    Bedaya General Trading

    Bedaya General Trading LLC. was born early 2008 as a Dubai based supermarket. By 2009 we have successfully expanded our operations to include management of many school canteens located between Dubai and Sharjah.

    After a Decade of running the business the company currently operates with 3 main pillars: 1. School Distribution: Bedaya covers over 300 schools and reaches 550 schools all around UAE. We are the exclusive distributor to schools of many global Brands like Lays.

    2. Merchandiser and FMCG Service: We utilize the leading technological solutions that enable value added services like tracking availability of stock, merchandizer, sales, marketing insights and various other additional features that ensure productivity and efficient management of the manpower. We have a signed contract with Frito-Lay for providing all their Mechanising needs in Hypermarkets.

    3. Distribution of high nutrition products in the UAE retail market: Our fleet of tri-temperature delivery trucks has an exceptional track record of delivering 100% received orders reaching across over 1000 loyal customers all across UAE. We serve as the launch point for premium healthy, nutritious and wellness products for local and international FMCG brands.

    Falcon Pack

    Falcon Pack is a leading manufacturer and distributor of disposable food packaging products with an extensive range and the best quality. Established in 1992, the company Falcon Pack has emerged to be a market leader in each of its segments offering with an overwhelming range of products. Falcon pack is a global player and regional leader in providing more than 3000 diversified products comprising from Aluminum foil, Aluminum and Plastic containers, Cling film and other Plastic wraps, Paper/Plastic/Foam cups, Paper/Plastic/Foam plates, Tableware, Paper/Plastic bags, Hygiene & Safety products, Detergents and the customized products suitable for each market segment. With the global headquarters in Sharjah (UAE) the company has manufacturing and distributing facilities throughout the UAE with branches in Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia with a prominent presence in the North Africa as well.

    TAMAS Projects

    TAMAS PROJECTS, is an Infrastructure Utility group specialized in the Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Water, Power, Transport and Oil & Gas Services.

    Based in Abu Dhabi and established in 1978. TAMAS offers design-build and value-engineered solutions as well as project delivery services, including maintenance and support services of the following sectors:
    -> Water and Wastewater Systems -> Power Distribution Networks -> Traffic Management Solutions (ITS) -> Airport Field Systems -> Oil & Gas Services

    MAZ Chartered Accountants

    MAZ Chartered Accountant, a firm of Chartered Accountants, Auditors and Management Consultants. Our partners are devoted to deliver services with high level of personal attention. Our reputation is based on the quality and integrity of our Senior Partners who has dedicated more than 10 years of outstanding professional services in the UAE. We are a team of dedicated business professionals with efficient skills, personal integrity and objectivity to render quality services to the clients. We provide the quality service to the client through a responsive and effective relationship personally led. The relationship is based on our understanding and caring towards the client’s needs.

    Unikai Foods

    We are Unikai Foods PJSC, among the largest and most diversified FMCG companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Back in 1979, when the country itself was taking baby steps, its need for quality pasteurized dairy products was felt. Thus was born Unikai, established and inaugurated by His Highness the then Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum.

    In the last four decades, Brand Unikai has grown by leaps and bounds. Today we produce a wide range of dairy, ice cream, juice and food products, reaching it to homes within the UAE as well as abroad.

    Ever since it was launched, Unikai has stood for superior quality – a consistent factor across our diversified product portfolio spread across juices, dairy, ice creams and foods. It is the same quality that reaches your table wherever you are in the GCC and MENA. Our extensive distribution network all across the UAE and Oman has made it a favourite in homes in several countries in the region.

    And everywhere it goes, Unikai stands for the same: Excellence and value.

    Ajman Chamber

    Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established by an Emiri decree issued by the late His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi in 1977. This decree regards the Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a legal personality with independent financial responsibility exercising the powers and authority vested in it under the provisions of the applicable law. In Ajman and have full competence to achieve its purpose.

    The Chamber is one of the most important institutions and departments sponsoring the private sector, where it works to represent the economic interests of the institutions and individuals of this sector in order to develop and develop its economic role through the provision of various services to it, and represent reconciliation with government agencies and provide support and address the problems and difficulties encountered.

    Amana Contracting

    Amana Contracting Group is a leading group of companies with a long standing and established reputation for servicing the industrial and commercial sectors across the Middle East through the integrated operations of its subsidiary companies. The Amana companies have been providing solutions to construction sectors in the region for over 25 years. Today, the synergy given by the Group allows the company to service these critical areas in a seamless manner in more than one way. Amana’s commitment to total client satisfaction begins with its vision of becoming the dominant leader of fast-track construction in the Gulf industrial and commercial markets, delivering complete solutions to its customers. The ability of the company to achieve its vision is dependent on satisfying and retaining its clients who understand and value the element of time saving.


    DuBox is an off-site manufacturer of pre-finished volumetric concrete modular buildings. DuBox designs and delivers complete single or multi-storey concrete buildings using modular methodologies. Entire buildings are manufactured off-site in The DuBox factory, including all services and finishes.

    Modules are trucked or shipped pre-finished to job sites, where they are installed.

    Speed, efficiency, and effectiveness drive everything we do.

    Le Chocolat

    Le Chocolat is a state-of-the-art chocolate manufacturer based in Dubai and owned by renowned BPC Holding (headquartered in Lebanon). We specialize in manufacturing of supreme quality chocolates of desired shapes and tastes. Our core strength lies in Contract Manufacturing. We aim to maintain our market position as a dominant provider of Privately Labeled chocolates at a competitive price to our customers.

    We view ourselves as partners with our customers and acknowledge their varied tastes and expectations. We combine our expertise, experience, knowledge and love for chocolatemaking to create unforgettable chocolate delights.

    Our factory is ISO 22000 and HACCP certified. We accommodate yearly audits from our major clients, such as Emirates and Costa, with success. We are also registered with FDA so our products can be exported to USA market.

    Best Line Trading

    Best Line Trading is one of the group of company of Smart Line Foodstuff Trading Est., Abu Dhabi. Intially started as a manufacturing company for Rose Water and Vinegar, due to the demand in HORECAsector it has extended its arms in the distribution of various commodities and packed food products under the brand name Hayyaf and Kitchen Crown imported from all across the world.

    We are a modest player in Food Products Supplies based in U.A.E.

    Our Vision: To be preferred partner in supplying food products in food service industry.

    Our Mission: To be preferred partner in supplying food products in food service industry.

    Love Life NRG Food & Beverages

    Love Life NRG Food & Beverages is a registered company in Dubai, UAE and a member of Dubai SME dealing with trading and distributions and packaging of variety of food & beverages.

    The main products of the company are: Tea, Coffee, Cocoa, Nuts, Frozen Food, Spices, Olive Oil, Juices and Water. All products come in natural and organic format and also processed ready to eat.

    Our marketing strategy based on a win-win situation & our profit is measured by end consumer’s satisfaction. That’s what we call economy of LOVE from our company LOVE LIFE NRG Food & Beverages Dubai, UAE.

    Savanah Foods

    We are a food manufacturer based in UAE. We are supplier of spices, herbs, pulses and seasonings products for many food retailers & manufacturers in UAE. We process spices and pulses in our factories, which are halal and HACCP certified. As for herbs, products, we source from prominent world class food manufacturer and spice supplier. We pride ourselves as being one of the best spices, pulses and seasonings manufacturer in UAE.


    Structurflex Middle East Contracting LLC as one of the leaders & specialized contractors in Tensile Membrane Structures for custom applications in architecture. Our services are provided from the design stage through engineering, fabrication & installation of diffrenet type of tensile fabrics such as PTFE, PVC & ETFE

    Union Beverages

    Union Beverages Factory, established in 1974 in UAE is a leading bottling and distribution company in the Middle East with state of the art beverage filling and logistics infrastructure. UBF manufactures and distributes a broad range of beverages including fruit juices, aerated drinks and pure drinking water under leading brand names. UBF produces some of the finest brands of beverages such as MAAZA, Cool Up and Al Khaleej and contract fills numerous international leading beverages brands.

    As one of the leading beverages manufacturers in the Gulf region, we provide a diverse range of choices for our customers and consumers. Our in-house product development and quality control facilities ensure all products meet and surpass market expectations and government standards.

    We provide contract filling services for private labels helping our business partners take advantage of our facilities, avoiding huge start-up cost and shorten the time to launch their products in the market.

    Universal Beverages

    Universal Beverages established in 2008, operated in Dubai. UAE. Universal Beverages has become the leading supplier of private label energy drink, vitamin drink, soft drink, juices, shots, etc.., in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Universal Beverages is a premier solution for your entire private label product of nonalcoholic beverages.

    Universal Beverages is not just another broker or consultant, we are the manufacturer of entire beverage products. Our expert will assist you with everything from flavor development and label design to distribution. We can produce minimum quantity per request to step up in beverage market.

    AlNowais Investments

    AlNowais Investments is an investment company headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, owns and controls a diverse array of subsidiary companies. Founded in the late 1970s by members of AlNowais family, the group has evolved from a local business to a regional conglomerate with a successful track record of investing in multiple markets and sectors. Over the past three decades, AlNowais Investments has enjoyed significant growth and has become a trusted investment name in the MENA Region.

    AlNowais Investments owns and manages a diversified portfolio of companies which operate in multiple vital sectors, including: engineering and construction, oilfield services, healthcare, communication systems and technology, electromechanical and chemical industries, construction industries, real estate, hospitality and infrastructure projects. We make strategic principal investments in businesses in select industries that exhibit exceptional potential for growth and expansion. We originate, develop and execute large-scale projects in the energy and infrastructure sectors in partnership with leading players in these industries.

    Asmak Holding

    Asmak Holding Company Limited (ASMAK) is a leading provider of fresh and frozen seafood across the Middle East. Founded in 1999 and based in Dubai, ASMAK provides end-to-end solutions to its customers including fresh seafood, a frozen and breaded product range under the “asmak” brand, and value-added products, maintaining a focus on processing, distribution, and exports across MENA and key global markets.

    ASMAK maintains a fast-growing and well-established business, with an experienced leadership team, excellent distribution network, and long-term relationships with suppliers and customers. In the UAE, ASMAK operates in all business channels and supplies its products to top tier retailers such as Carrefour, Lulu, and Co-Ops, in addition to key foodservice businesses and institutions like Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways, and many leading hotel and restaurant chains.

    Dubai Investments PJSC

    Dubai Investments PJSC is a diversified UAE based Investment Company listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), with over 16,700 shareholders, a paid-up capital of AED 4 billion and total assets of AED 20.65 billion.

    Incorporated in 1995, the Company has grown exponentially with investments in a number of businesses across diverse sectors. Dubai Investments portfolio includes 35 subsidiaries across 23 sectors comprising of real estate, manufacturing, building materials & contracting, services, healthcare, education and financial investments.

    Over the years Dubai Investments has introduced pioneering business models, unique investment partnerships, innovative technologies, and progressive concepts across its diversified portfolio spanning different sectors and markets. Since its inception, Dubai Investments has challenged the norms and introduced cutting-edge technologies, pioneering business models, unique investment strategies and innovative concepts.

    Deep Seafood Co.

    We, The Deep Seafood Co. LLC, had started our operation since1986, with the mission of becoming the leading Seafood Supplier in the middle east and our main motto has been 100% customer satisfaction. We have a professional management and skilled staff to satisfy customer needs in all means possible. Our product rates are the most competitive in the UAE Market. Almost 95 % of the major large and medium hotels, catering companies and Govt. Institutions in UAE purchase seafood from us due to our top quality products with reasonable pricing strategy and excellent customer service and a diverse logistics support. We are exporting to all over the world.

    Al Nameer, Hot n Fresh Pastry Factory

    Hot N Fresh Pastry Factory has proved to be a professionally managed organization to make high quality frozen food products. We are proud of our heritage of supplying quality food products to our valued customers.

    The Frozen Food section started in 2008 employing 180 people and producing more than 60 different product SKUs.

    The major products include the Samosa & Springrolls, Paratha, Cutlets, Burgers, Nuggets, Chicken Filletts, Chicken Tikka, Sheesh Tawook, Tender chicken Breast, Chicken Zinger Strips, Beef Kibbeh, Breaded Squid rings, Breaded Shrimps etc.

    Universal Tube

    Universal Tube is committed to become a leading provider of high quality welded steel pipes and tubes across all segments, meeting and exceeding customer expectations through continual improvement of its products & services.

    Universal Tube and Plastic Industries Ltd, an ISO 9001: 2008 accredited company, is a part of Taurani Holdings Group of companies, and is a leading manufacturer and distributor of High Frequency Induction Welded Steel Pipes and Tubes in U.A.E. Spread over an area of 25,000 square meters the company was established in Jebel Ali Free Zone in 1990 and is having a dedicated workforce of about 300 employees. The company is equipped with the state of the art machinery to manufacture quality welded steel pipes and tubes.

    Emirates Steel

    Emirates Steel is owned by SENAAT, the UAE’s largest industrial conglomerate and a driving force for implementing the Abu Dhabi government’s industrial diversification policy. Strategically located in the Industrial City of Abu Dhabi, some 35 kilometers away from the heart of the city of Abu Dhabi, Emirates Steel is the only integrated steel plant in the UAE, utilizing the latest rolling mill technology to produce rebar, wire rod and heavy sections.

    Established in 1998, Emirates Steel grew in a relatively short period of time from a simple re-roller of imported steel billets to a complex integrated manufacturing plant, using modern solutions to tackle traditional industrial problems to generate value for its various stakeholders. In 2012, the Company began producing at a capacity of 3.5 million MTPA, following two expansions and the investment of AED 11 billion (US$ 3 billion).



    • Sponsoring UAE - Egypt Business Forum will give you access to exclusive networking opportunities while strategically placing your company in front of the key decision-makers from Egypt and the UAE.

    • Sponsoring UAE - Egypt Business Forum will allow you to demonstrate your product or service to a high level audience and position your business to benefit from such an important emerging market.

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