Headed by H.E. Eng. Sultan Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, The UAE Official Trade & Investment Delegation to South Africa will provide UAE-based companies with the knowledge and contacts necessary to do business in South Africa through business forum, exhibition and networking events.

Joining the mission will offer UAE exporters a perfect networking opportunity with government officials from South Africa and will provide them with the key contacts and information to establish a business in South Africa.

We are pleased to welcome you all to join the UAE Ministry of Economy trade mission to South Africa from June 22nd - 25th 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa and joining the UAE Pavilion at the Africa Trade Week.

What will be showcased and who will participate?


Why you should join the mission:


25th June 2019

9:00 A.M.

Arrival and registration of delegate and networking

9:30 A.M.

CEO Roundtable with selected SA and UAE CEOs (By Invitation Only)

10:30 A.M.

Welcome and Introduction by H.E. Mahash Saeed Al Hameli, UAE Ambassador to South Africa

Keynote address by

H.E. Eng. Sultan Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, UAE Ministry of Economy

Minister of Trade & Industry, South Africa (TBC)

10:45 A.M.

Opportunities for Doing Business in South Africa

Ambassador Sadick Jaffer, Chief Director - Investment Promotion, InvestSA

10:55 A.M.

UAE Economy at a Glance

Mr. Mohammed Nasser Al Zaabi, Director of Trade Promotion Department, UAE Ministry of Economy

11:05 A.M.

South Africa Foreign Trade Opportunities

Speaker from TDI - South Africa

11:15 A.M.

Export Credit Opportunities for Facilitating UAE - South Africa Trade

Massimo Falcioni, CEO, Etihad Credit Insurance, UAE

11:25 A.M.

Coffee Break

11:35 A.M.

Panel Discussion: South Africa UAE Exports Opportunity


Safiyya Akoojee, Director, Thomson Wilks Inc, UAE


Marianna Bulbuc, Founder & Managing Partner, Bizzmosis Business Services

Rola Abu Manneh, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank, UAE

Miller Matola, CEO, Mill Vest Investment and Business Advisory, South Africa

Judy Nwokedi, Secretary General, Black Business Council, SA

12:35 P.M.

Closing Remarks

12:45 P.M.

Networking Lunch

14:00 P.M.

Speed Networking program and B2B Meetings

14:30 P.M.

End of the day


H.E. Mahash Al Hameli
UAE Ambassador
to South Africa

Ambassador Sadick Jaffer
Chief Director
Investment Promotion, Invest SA

Rola Abu Manneh
Standard Chartered Bank, UAE

Massimo Falcioni
Chief Executive Officer
Etihad Credit Insurance

Marianna Bulbuc
Founder & Managing Partner
Bizzmosis Business Services

Mohamed Naser Hamdan Alzaabi
Trade Promotion Department Ministry of Economy, UAE

Mohammed Al Awadhi
Director General
Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Safiyya Akoojee
Thomson Wilks Inc, UAE

Miller Matola
Mill Vest Investment and Business Advisory, South Africa

Judy Nwokedi
Secretary General
Black Business Council, South Africa



(UAE Companies)

AED 9500

  • Exhibition space at the UAE Pavilion at the Africa Trade Week
  • Your company profile and logo in the trade delegation brochure
  • One delegate pass to the South Africa - UAE Business Forum
  • 4 nights stay at a 5-star hotel
  • Airport Transfers (shared bus offered to delegates from O.R. Tambo International Airport to hotel and back)
  • Venue Transfers (shared bus offered from hotel to venue and back)
  • Visa Assistance
    AED 5500

  • Your company profile and logo in the trade delegation brochure
  • One delegate pass to the South Africa - UAE Business Forum
  • 4 nights stay at a 5-star hotel
  • Airport Transfers (shared bus offered to delegates from O.R. Tambo International Airport to hotel and back)
  • Venue Transfers (shared bus offered from hotel to venue and back)
  • Visa Assistance

  • Participating UAE Companies

    Abu Dhabi National Carpet Factory

    Welcome to Abu Dhabi National Carpet Factory, Set up in 2001, we are the leading manufacturer and supplier of residential and hospitality carpets in the GCC and beyond. We specialize in customized end-to-end carpeting solutions that deliver aesthetics and functionality, adding up to lasting value.

    The first and only producer of Axminster carpets in the country, we have the capabilities to produce high-quality custom woven designs and color combinations using a blend of high-end Green Label Plus certified 80/20 British Wool yarn. We also specialize in tufted carpets from polyesters and polypropylene, in a range of designs limited only by the imagination.

    Ajman Media City Free Zone

    Ajman Media City Free Zone is the latest free zone offering in the United Arab Emirates, in the city of Ajman. It has been formed with an aspiration to create a dependable, harmonious and a professional environment for businesses and individuals alike.

    We are aiming to create a world class environment with innovative and flexible processes to ensure professional guidance in every step of company formation.

    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.

    Awafi Food Industries

    Part of Juma Al Majid Holding Group, Awafi Foodstuff lnd. Co. L.L.C. started operations in the year 1999. The company produces high quality snack delicacies under the brand name Crunchos that include potato crisps, stix, pellets, extruded snacks and nuts like cashew, almonds, pistachios and peanuts along with seeds like sunflower, pumpkin and Egyptian seeds.

    Manufacturing processes at the company’s facilities use the best available industrial technologies under strict supervision of industry specialists and quality control experts. Awafi uses the best machinery available in the market with latest industrial technologies to ensure delivering the highest quality products.

    Black Bulls Grease & Lubricants Manufacturing LLC

    Established in 2006 as a subsidiary of DNP Holdings™, Black Bulls™ Lubricants has become one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of high performance lubricant and grease products. Today, Black Bulls™ Lubricants offers a wide range of specialized products, developed in a state-of-the-art laboratory and blending plant built in the industrial heart of the country and situated in the most dynamic and growing economy of the region. Given that this is an industry driven by technical excellence, our highly experienced and qualified team have made all the difference in satisfying customer needs and delivering success. Our products are available under four well-established brands - Black Bulls™, Danzol™, Orbit™ and DNP™.


    ECNO was founded to be the Excellence Center for New Opportunities which is meant to develop feasibility studies and provide consultancy services in forming new ideas. Our primary partners are the pioneers who are looking for unique ideas that haven’t been utilized or discovered yet. Simple ideas are developed to reach high commercial potentials and to serve a community need at the same time.

    Emirati Entrepreneurs Association

    Emirati Entrepreneurs Association is a national association aiming generally to support and promote Entrepreneurship between Emiratis based on the de_nition given by the European Commission for Entrepreneurship in 2003 (Entrepreneurship is the mindset and process to create and develop economic activity by blending risk-taking, creativity and/or innovation with sound management, within a new or an existing organization.) As such, the Association is meant to promote Entrepreneurship to be a cornerstone of the national economy active and in_uential to the economic structure in order to attain the pioneering UAE economy at the world level.

    Hassico Global General Trading

    We are a multinational group with various companies in the UAE, Africa, India, China and USA. HH Group deals with the various sectors from Constructions and Building Materials to LED Lighting Solutions. Agricultural Products to Tours and Travel. Fashions Garments to General Maintenance with trading and many more.

    We are committed to empowering companies and organizations towards a fulfilling and enriching way of life.

    Our team delivers scale, reliability, capacity and flexibility to our clients and guarantees ability to deliver the latest and state of the art products and services within the spectrum of our operations.


    Invertium is a new approach Marketing, Communications and PR Agency based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

    We are a team of creative experts from all walks of life with diverse experience and skills.

    Invertium believes in the collaborative force of super teams who are galvanized by the power of technology, bringing out the best in each one of us, upholding a culture of creative harmony to deliver the best for your business.

    Invest in Sharjah

    As the Sharjah FDI Office, we are dedicated to the continued transformation and economic diversification of the emirate and committed to guiding foreign investors through a bespoke step-by-step facilitation process. Leveraging our superior market knowledge and intelligence, we guide investors to the right opportunities in Sharjah and provide bespoke advice and guidance, that help individuals and organizations establish successfully in the emirate.

    Working actively and collaboratively with public institutions and private companies, we help guide your business, growth and success by identifying, promoting and facilitating investment in all sectors, with a focus on Travel & Leisure, Transport & Logistics, Healthcare, Environment, Education and Light Manufacturing.

    Kludi RAK

    KLUDI RAK -an ISO 9001:2015 certified company- is a joint venture between world’s largest ceramics’ brand “RAK Ceramics” and Germany-based bathroom and kitchen fittings specialist Kludi. KLUDI RAK manufactures high quality German bathroom and kitchen fittings at their state-of-the-art plant of approximately 12,000 m² of area in UAE. Certified by the most prestigious certification bodies, KLUDI RAK offers a portfolio of superior technology-based water-efficient products. KLUDI RAK is the sole company in the GCC region that manufactures faucets within its production facility and is a preferred choice of the most iconic projects in the Middle East, Africa and Indian subcontinent.

    Leaders Training Center

    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, U.A.E , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Alexandria, Egypt, Istanbul, Turkey, Qatar, Tripoli, Libya, Benghazi, Kula Lumpur, Malaysia, and Munich, Germany). Leaders Training Center got the certificate for IS0 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.

    Maimoon Papers

    Maimoon Papers Ind. L.L.C is a leading company in Packaging production field for restaurants, hotels, bakeries and fast food restaurants such as Paper Cups, Plastic Cups , Paper Bags, Boxes, Wrapping Papers and Paper Plates of all kinds, sizes and shapes. Our experienced team of professionals, highly qualified professionals and innovators work hand together to achieve goals and values to provide solutions in the field of packaging while protecting the environment at the same time thereby using recyclable materials. Partnership is our commitment and co-operation is our philosophy. In MAIMOON, we believe in the importance and strength of packaging in enhancing your product, while we keep an eye on global trends, innovations so that we give you the difference point for your brand.

    Maylaa International Trading

    MAYLAA INTERNATIONAL TRADING as a company has a rich heritage in the UAE, the 1st MAYLAA SHOWROOM under the name of Karji Perfume Store opened in 1999 since then we have enjoyed dramatic business growth and today we have more than 19 perfumeries store branches throughout the United Arab Emirates and more additional Karji perfumes store to be opened this year 2016. With the expansion of MAYLAA INTERNATIONAL TRADING we launched ATELIER PERFUMERY SHOWROOM a NICHE PERFUME STUDIO introducing a very exclusive, high quality and luxurious fragrances catering to a very exclusive clientele, for now we have 3 Atelier Perfumery’s Showroom and additional numbers will follows, Atelier Perfumery is contributing a great growth in our business.

    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.

    National Advisor Bureau Limited

    National advisor Bureau limited is based in Masdar city; it is a leading Consultant Firm Brining both creativity & Innovation to support the Growth of Our Clients. Through our Expertise & our association with leading specialized Firms; we shall deliver a simple and valuable service for start-ups, small companies and individuals; we are Equipped with the required expertise into Managing the process of company formation & Management from start to finish. We provide the following services to our clients: Management Consultancy - Recycling & Solid Waste Energy Generation - Air & Environment, Feasibility Studies - Investment Opportunities Business Buy & Sell - Company Formation & Setup Services, Corporate Identity & Branding

    National Cables Industry

    National Cables Industry was established during 2001 in the Sharjah on a spacious area of 100,000 square meters. The manufacturing facility is the most modern in the region using the latest technology and management system to deliver good quality products, quality standards and technical specification are sustainable and maintained through close technical collaboration with world class technical know-how providers.

    The manufacturing facility and the head office of national cables are located on one site while sales offices have been established in Dubai & Abu Dhabi to serve the customer needs investment in ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) ensures all centres and functions are integrated for benefit of the customers.

    National Food Industries

    National Food Industries (NFI) started out in 1977 with just one packing machine, today NFI is one of the leading snack foods makers in the Middle East. Our brands such as: Mr Krisps, Emirates Pofaki, Mr Pofak, Doodles, Bakeman’s and Sinbad are one of the most popular brands in the Middle East. Our list of snacks are extensive and include products like fresh potato chips, corn curls, potato pellets and corn tortilla chips. At NFI, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality and we let that reflect in our wide range of products and in the work that we do.

    Nexus Gulf OIL LLC

    NEXUS GULF OIL L.L.C started its operations in mid of 2010. In year 2011, Nexus management made much development in every aspects, machinery, building or staff. Nexus implement a complete system of quality control, before any production the sample oil is examined in laboratory by latest imported technology that, the required production meeting the standards of internationally well-known oil formulas, Nexus ensure its production as per the specification of API (American Petroleum Institute), SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers), European & Japanese manufacturers. Nexus has a sophisticated and modern blending facility equipped with latest machinery, a wide storage area and excellent range of products attending the various sectors of the market.

    Noble Empire Real Estate Brokers

    NOBLE EMPIRE REAL ESTATE BROKERS is a RERA Approved Agency, based in Dubai and successfully set up an Internet-based real estate property search engine which allows clients to examine various properties at once through the simple click of a mouse. The company is specialized in meeting the residential and commercial building needs of clients both in rentals and free hold properties and highly committed to provide innovative solutions with cutting edge features and unmatched levels of service and personal attention to its partners and clients. Noble Empire is a family business, leads and operates by local Emirati Mr. Akram Skaik and his son is Mr. Fathi Akram Skaik.


    OH MY CAR!! has already sold more than 400 cars and has rapidly accumulated a strong customer base within two year of opening, and now after 8 years of operation we crossed 2000 happy customers , demonstrating excellent quality and top service. Located in Dubai on the prominent Sheikh Zayed Road just next to Mall of the Emirates OH MY CAR!! is a must see showroom showcasing an impressive collection of cars that were hand selected by car loving professionals! OH MY CAR!! specializes in sourcing and finding second hand cars with utmost quality and in great condition in suitable prices to match everyone’s needs. Our ever expanding customer base consists of UAE citizens both locals and expats.


    We are pleased to Introduce Oshia X LLC, Establishment on 17th October 2011.One of the Leading Importer and Supplier of Uniform Fabrics in the United Arab Emirates and the Rest of Middle East.

    At Oshia X LLC we manage Excellent Quality Fabrics, Offering a Wide Range of Suiting and Shirting in 100% Cotton, Blends of Cotton/Polyester, Polyester/Viscose, Polyester/Wool. These Fabrics are specially made for all Industries, Schools, Hospitals, Oil Companies, Hospitality, Corporate Uniforms &Safety Shoes and we offer also Gift item, Trophy, Medal, & Souvenirs.

    Profit General Trading LLC

    Profit General Trading (PGT) was established in 2011 and has earned a reputation for its organic animal fodder and food products at competitive prices with continuous supply and the added value of a top notch customer-relationship management program, Lately awarded (Best Organic Product Import/Export company 2019) by UAE Business Awards.

    The company is engaged in General Trading and deals in a broad array of industries, including Food& Beverages, Fruits, Organic Crops, Animal Fodder, Agriculture, Irrigation, Lights & Lighting, Computers & Networks, Power and Electrical Equipment, E-commerce.


    With the advancement of Smart Solutions and the foresight of the United Arab Emirates local and national governments in adopting progressive systems and modules to continually promote sustainability and community connectivity. At SamTech we serve our communities by developing and integrating sustainable solutions, resulting in the reduction of fuel consumption and carbon footprint with our distinctively designed services and solutions for various sectors. Being the leading Smart Services and IoT (Internet of Things) Solutions company in the MENA region, we commit passionately to our work.

    Shomool Body Art Beauty Center

    Our Company helps the clients to close the gap on age between inner system and outside look. Moreover, work on the inner system to maintain healthier and younger look to enjoy life many people driven by their young look however the inner age might be older than their actual age. We study our costumer personality to provide the better services and the right services. It’s not driven by money it’s driven by care and love it’s for all women (mother, daughter, single women, grandmother, and any age). It’s not an ordinary Beauty Company, its beyond normal idea Beauty Company, it’s create more life style and community social, it’s work as an advisor in how to maintain good health and look younger which reflect on people life and make their life more thrilling, successful, and they are more happy.

    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

    TCG – The Corporate Group

    The Corporate Group (TCG) was formed in 2016 as a new company to manage the existing businesses of its subsidiaries whose founding entity was formed in 2007.

    TCG is dedicated to increasing the portfolio of its subsidiaries and creating new entities focusing on delivering services to clients and partners.

    Treenut General Trading LLC

    Casa Pons has a wide variety of quality products such as Pure Honey, Nuts, Sugar-free Dried Fruits, Sodium-free Dried Vegetables, Fresh Dates, Iranian Saffron and Arabic Sweets. Our Honey is collected cruelty-free and the home made mixes are irresistible. Casa Pons has a variety of mountain and wild honey. our nuts are roasted with recipes and fine quality that casapons is well known and loved for. The selective few nut connoisseurs have an acquired taste for only the very best of the best. Our Dried Fruits are important from local markets around the region. Our products are perfect for all occasions: family gatherings, birthdays, receptions, parties, snacking, decorative... They give you all the nutrition and natural boosts to start off a day.



    A limited amount of sponsorship packages are available for companies wanting greater presence and exposure, ranging from Main Sponsor and Support Sponsors to Reception and Networking Break sponsors.
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