UKABC is excited to be a part of Europe’s largest business exhibition; The Business Show, London’s ExCeL, on the 27th & 28th of November 2019 to celebrate its 42nd edition, and tickets are now running low!
With over 20,000 visitors, more than 200 world-class speakers, 125 interactive masterclasses, as well as 350 expert suppliers, the event will provide visitors with everything needed to start-up or run a successful business. Taking a new direction this November, The Business Show is set to be the biggest and best it’s ever been! From advice on finance and entrepreneurship to guidance on legal services and marketing, plus incredible networking opportunities, this event is one not to be missed. This is the ultimate vent for any SME, small, or start-up business looking to take their business to the next level!
UKABC is proud to be partner with Going Global. The UK’s number 1 event for taking your business overseas; Going Global returns to London ExCeL on the 27th & 28th of November 2019.
With 100’s of expert speakers, suppliers, and masterclasses, the event will provide everything needed for the most ambitious business owners looking to seize the global marketplace. From advice on marketing and cracking new markets to all the expertise needed on overseas logistics and operations, plus incredible networking opportunities, this event is one not to be missed!
Your FREE ticket for Going Global will also get you into the Foreign Direct Investment Expo; the No.1 show connecting ambitious firms with international investment opportunities, as well as the infamous event, The Business Show which will be celebrating its 42nd edition.
The event will take place at ExCeL London, positioned in the heart of London and boasting the perfect space for an International Trade Show.
Halal Expo London is a Three-Day Trade Show. Day 1 & 2 (Thursday & Friday) will be Business to Business Trade days and day 3 (Saturday) will be open to the public (Consumers). There are 500+ spaces allocated specifically for the exhibitors. Halal Expo London is planned and optimised to help you reach your target audience.
Over 15,000 Professionals from around 50 Countries covering a Wide Variety of Industries and Markets are Expected to attend to do Business and Network with more than 500 Exhibitors, offering the Latest Products and Services for the Halal Market. We anticipate over 10,000 visitors on the consumer day and will be providing a spectacular experience for our visitors by Hosting #PitchPerfect, ‘The Big Debate’ – How Halal Are You? and the Halal Economy Conference (HEC).
Halal Expo London provides a Unique Platform for Brands to share their story and gain Access to New Markets. As the UK’s Very First Halal B2B & Consumer Trade Show, being Associated with Halal Expo London 2019 will Propel your Profile to a Global Level and gain you Recognition and Acceptance from the Major Stakeholders within the Global Halal Market.
The event will provide the perfect opportunity for your company to showcase your products and services to National & International vendors, build new business relations, explore the latest products on the market and provide a gateway into the $4 Trillion Global Halal Economy.
The events will Provide the Invaluable Opportunity to highlight new entrepreneurial endeavours, Business Growth areas, plus facilitate a Platform where participants can discover new Investment and Trade opportunities within the Halal Economy
#PitchPerfect takes place in front of an audience at the Halal Economy Conference being held at the ExCeL London. Selected entrepreneurs seeking investment will have the opportunity to pitch to an audience of venture capitalists, bankers, fund raisers, professional advisors and customers. “Do you have what it takes to convince our dragons to invest in you?”
We have numerous International Media partnerships covering the event across Digital, Print and TV channels, offering your company global exposure to this stable and rapidly growing market.
With only five days to go to the India Britain Trade Expo we are pleased to confirm over 500 businesses have already verified their attendance, including many of Britain’s and India’s well known brands. The event offers a unique platform to network, information source and meet market leading suppliers. Amongst our key partners for 2019 are 7Dnews, Hinduja Bank, The Ambassador Partnership, Family Office Magazine, Miltronix, UK Asian Business Council (UKABC), TechUK, Federation of small business, Marylebone Cricket Club and London Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
With the world’s eye focused firmly on London over the coming weeks, the India Britain Trade Expo 2019 will play host to a number of VIP delegations attending to discuss global trade and business including Ambassadors, Members of Parliament and trade envoys.
Key speakers include:
Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor of London for Business
Rt.Hon. Arlene Foster, Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party
Taha Coburn-Kutay, Chairman, the UK Asian Business Council (UKABC).
Shanu S.P. Hinduja, Chair, Hinduja Bank
Sangeeta Waldron, Serendipity PR & Media
Dr Kamel Hothi OBE
Penny Power OBE, CEO, The Business Cafe
Dr Priya Virmani, Founder, Paint Our World
Dr Peter Collecott, Co-Chairman, The Ambassador Partnership
Barry Tomalin MA, 7Dnews
Ty Murphy, Family Office Advisor
Yves Guillaume, CEO, Miltronix
Sunil Sood, CTO, Miltronix
Simon Spier, Head of International Trade, TechUK
Dame Asha Khemka DBE DL
To book your pass please RSVP here or to discuss opportunities to exhibit call Iconic Media Solutions on +44(0)20 3693 1944 or email [email protected]
Join DIT to explore diverse opportunities in Georgia and Armenia.
Led by the Prime Minister’s Trade and Investment Envoy to Georgia and Armenia, Mark Pritchard MP, this multi-sector mission will cover a programme of seminars, networking activities and meetings during the week commencing 4th June 2018.
If you are interested in finding out more or booking a place, please let us know as soon as possible by reaching out to us on [email protected]uk
The deadline to register is Thursday 17th May. You can proceed straight to the booking form by following this link.
There are over 500,000 Bengalis resident in the UK, they actively contribute in different sectors and serve as role models to their younger generations. As a small gesture of recognition, Asian Voice would like to honour them at the House of Commons on the 6th of June 2018 with the Bengal’s Pride Awards to recognise new and upcoming achievers.
UKABC will be a proud sponsor at this event, attended by prominent politicians, business leaders, community leaders, academics and high networth individuals. With a nomination process that is transparent and independently steered by an esteemed panel of high profile judges, these are the only Awards in the UK recognising Bengalis and their global achievements.
UKABC is at the forefront of promoting and facilitating World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment conference which combines unique days designed to boost your knowledge, help you make new connections and give you fresh ideas to grow your business. The event is aimed at helping you fuel your initiative with the insight and practical knowledge you need to make sure your business thrives – and maybe even meet your next client.
World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment 2018 is set to take kick off the International Business Festival on World Economic Day. Hosted every two years in its home city of Liverpool, this year between 11th – 13th of June, the festival captures and celebrates the dynamism of the global marketplace and the positive potential of open trade. The three-week event hosts 100 major events attracting over 30,000 delegates.
UKABC members get an exclusive 50% discount code at registration, so if you are ready to hear from the experts, be inspired, expand your network, and improve your skills, head over tohttp://www.worldforumforfdi.com/ find out more.
The British Pakistan Foundation, in association with the Nishkam Centre, invites you to join them at the ‘Focus on Female Entrepreneurs Seminar and Q&A Session’ on 09 May 2018 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Nishkam Centre, 6 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 9BH.
This free seminar aims to go through the career journeys and experiences of successful female entrepreneurs, particularly focusing on the obstacles they overcame and how they were challenged. This works towards encouraging women to tap into their own entrepreneurial acumen and set up their own businesses.
In addition to this, all attendees will have the opportunity to register free of cost for the 6 ‘Business Skills Development Workshops’ to be delivered by Dr Arpinder Bansi, the Founder and Managing Director of ‘Kaur Values Associates Ltd’, an organisation specialising in leadership and business development.
The Workshops will focus on content related to initiating an enterprise, business planning, understanding finance and effective marketing among other areas to equip all those attending with an in depth understanding of the world of business.
World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment 2018 is set to take kick off the International Business Festival on World Economic Day. Hosted every two years in its home city of Liverpool, this year between 12 – 28th of June, the festival captures and celebrates the dynamism of the global marketplace and the positive potential of open trade. The three-week event hosts 100 major events attracting over 30,000 delegates.
Are you ready for the world’s biggest Business Festival?
UKABC and it’s Media partner Asia TV Global is at the forefront of promoting and facilitating #BusinessFest’s 9 unique days designed to boost your knowledge, help you make new connections and give you fresh ideas to grow your business. The event is aimed at helping you fuel your initiative with the insight and practical knowledge you need to make sure your business thrives – and maybe even meet your next client.
UKABC members get an exclusive 50% discount code at registration, so if you are ready to hear from the experts, be inspired, expand your network, and improve your skills, head over to www.internationalbusinessfestival.comto find out more.
GDPR will have a big effect on your business
The main aim of GDPR is to give individuals a greater level of control over their personal data. Which means that all companies who hold any customer information will be subject to strict rules.
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UKABC is proud to sponsor the re-launch of the Global Trade Development Week in 2018. With 3 Regional Editions in China, Malaysia, and the UAE,
GTDW comes back full force with enhanced programs, new locations, enhanced exhibition, incredible content, capacity building content, inspiring speakers, GTDW Advisory Council, Business Matchmaking & Networking and Free content for visitors.
Established in 2010, the Global Trade Development Week aims to link governments, businesses, multilateral organisations, consultants and solution providers through high level interactive capacity building summits, workshops, matchmaking, exhibitions & networking in China, APAC, EMEA & Africa. GTDW focuses on enhancing public-private trade development across borders by prioritising certain business aspects such as facilitation of trade, reduction of trade costs, facilitating new market entry, overcoming trade barriers, strengthening partnerships and many many more.
#GTDWCHINAShanghai, China, 2-4 July 2018 (14th Edition)
#GTDWAPACKuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18-20 September 2018 (15th Edition)
#GTDWEMEAAbu Dhabi, UAE, 20-22 November 2018 (16th Edition)
To participate in GTDW and take your business acumen to new heights, contact [email protected]
Location: Caribbean/WI Situated 2 minutes Boat Ride from one of the Main Islands with an Int’l Airport.
29 Fully Furnished/Self Contained Cottages, Restaurant and Swimming Pools and pristine Beaches. There is additional potential to construct another 20 Cottages making it into a 50 Cottage Resort
Title Holders are retiring and want go in for a Sale/JV. Their Asking Price is USD 10 m. Owners expect a Stake/Equity of about 25/30% in the New Company.
We anticipate an expense of approx. USD 3/5 m to Revamp the Resort to bring it to 5/7 Star Standards and for the Construction/Furbishment of the Proposed 20 additional Cottages.
Ideally the Potential Buyer/Partner should be an Int’l Small/Luxury Hotel Operated or an Investor who could Tie Up with an experienced Hotel Chain to Manage & Promote this excellent Real Estate Opportunity.
Island will be given on 50 year + Lease which will be extended and part of the Lease Documents.
Title for the Island is held by 2 Individuals one a Hotelier and the other a very top senior Govt Official.
Annual Gross Turnover for 2017 was USD 1.1 million (due to bad season and Hurricane Maria)
Occupancy Rate: 75% plus.
Island has tremendous potential as one of the Top Award-Winning Islands in the region which is fully developed and easily accessible 24 hours
UKABC is excited to Promote Stylopay. Stylopay is the new B2B mobile wallet solution which use NFC technology to make everyone’s life easy. StyloPay offers an open platform technology for Contact-Less payments and mobile wallets with unique security features through Tokenisation.
Using Stylopay – Innovators Can Build These Various Payment Applications Using Our Technology Platform. For Example, A Wearable Provider Can Offer Their Products On Our Platform Pre-Integrated With Card Issuers, Processors And Payment Network
Stylopay Lets you quickly build a payment APP
Contactless Mobile App
Pre-Pay Plastic Card
Multi-Currency And Crypto Card
Wearable And Innovative Payment
For opportunity in investments, partnership, to access services from Stylopay and more information please contact [email protected]
UKABC in promoting the business / trade opportunity from Westbury International Investments Limited, promoting offerings from Mulk Holdings – Including Alubond U.S.A, Globeclad Fire Resistant Facades and Alubond Solid Surface. The opportunities are focus on providing complete turnkey solutions in Fire Retardant Facades projects and services start from the supply of material to commissioning the project.
Alubond U.S.A is an Aluminum composite Panels (ACP) and Metal Composite Material (MCM) Panels brand owned by Mulk Holdings. The company has emerged as The World’s Largest ACP and MCM Brand with a twenty five million square meters of manufacturing and processing capacity from its various facilities in Europe, UAE, Turkey, Ghana and India.
Alubond has also expanded its product range to now offer a full range of Fire Rated Metal Panels including Solid Aluminum, Honeycomb, A2 Mineral Core ACP, B Mineral Core ACP, Exotic metals MCM in a choice of metal skins like Galvanized Steel, Stainless Steel, Copper, Bronze and Titanium.
The company in addition to production of metal composites also has a complete backward and forward integration manufacturing facilities producing Fire rated Mineral Core, Fire Rated adhesive films and Color Coated coils.
Alubond-Stone (FR-A2) is the new generation exterior fire retardant Panels with over 90% Stone core sandwiched between two layers of metal skins. Alubond Stone (FR-A2) patented core formulation with a high percentage of Magnesium Hydroxide provides superior fire retardant capabilities making it an extremely safe cladding solution for buildings worldwide.
GLOBECLAD FIRE RESISTANT FACADES are designed to meet the new UAE Fire Code as well as all the International Fire Safety standards pertaining to it. The company now offers a full range of Fire Resistant Exterior facades with a complete turnkey solution of Design, Manu-facturing, Fabrication, and Installation.
Marestone is the best artificial cement bound mineral aggregate stone in the world. Several varieties of stones (lime stones, marbles, granites, clinkers etc) can be processed in the plain face texture (patinato, polish, honed, antique, bush hammered) at Mare specified dimensions.
Alubond Solid Surface’s high-tech surface has endless possibilities. Created to offer a higher performance alternative to conventional surfacing materials, it is now internationally recognized for its value to the world of design and architectures. Alubond Solid surface is renowned for exceptional versatility.
For more information on opportunity in investments, partnership and to access services – please contact [email protected]
We’re wishing a happy Independence Day to our Pakistani and Indian friends.
Every Independence Day we at UKABC reflect on what it means to be ‘independent’ and the journey a country and its people go on to reach this point. What makes a country progress or hinders its progress, whether a newly independent country or the oldest on earth, is based on the following:
Keeping the above in mind, we’re pleased to announce that UK Asian Business Council will launch Asia and Africa Times in January 2018. It’s an uphill task that we feel is incredibly important in order to ensure there is a free and fair platform connecting all of the regions where our partner businesses and organisations reside.
If you would like to be involved in this exciting new, please get in touch [email protected]
AIRIM – 8-9 November 2017, London
UKABC ventures in to the world of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Immersive Media.
UK Asian Business Council in association with London South Bank University is organising a conference on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Immersive Media on 8 and 9 November 2017. Industry leaders will be sharing their experiences and their expectations for the future in this exciting field. The UK is amongst the leading innovators in this industry and some of their great innovations will be exhibited at this conference.
At the conference UKABC will be introducing a Rapid Investment Round for start-ups in the style of BBC’s ‘Dragon’s Den’ and ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’. Please click here for details. www.airim.co.uk Please contact [email protected] for sponsorship details.
It is with great pride that we announce that Dr. Sarfraz Ashraf, Dr. Ashutosh Choubey and Mr. Junaid Siddiqui have agreed to join the UK Asian Business Council Board. Click here to view our team
Dr. Sarfraz Ashraf Vice-President (Health)
Dr Ashutosh Choubey Director, Industry Outreach
Junaid Siddiqui Adviser (Bio-Tech)
“It is with great excitement that I am able to make my first contribution to UKABC after being appointed Vice President (Health).” Click here to read full article – Dr Sarfraz Ashraf
Paras Hospital Partnership:Immediately after joining UKABC’s Board, Dr. Ashraf facilitated a partnership with Paras Hospitals of India. UKABC will be promoting Paras Hospital’s Medical Tourism Service all over the world. Please get in touch with any queries: [email protected]
Healthians India Partnership: UKABC has partnered with Healthians India to provide at-home tests for chronic diseases to limit the inconvenience and speed-up diagnosis time for those of ill health. If you have any experience in this field, we’re seeking your input through a survey on UKABC London-Healthians, a preventive healthcare company in chronic diseases. Please click here for the survey.
UKABC Partners with National Apprenticeship UK: The National Apprenticeship Service is responsible for supporting businesses to engage with apprenticeships through successful partnerships working with intermediaries. Please click here for more details
Kawasaki Fund – Charity focused on raising awareness for children with misdiagnosed heart disease that often affects adult life. Charities mission is “To save lives and promote recovery in those who acquire heart disease (KD)” Click here for more inforamtion
28th August: Cricket Match and 70th Year of Independence Celebration, Pakistan. Click here for tickets.
1st September: Meet & Greet for Jora Dus Numbri, Deep Sidhu and Bollywood Great, Dharminder. Please click here for more details. To watch a trailer please click here
3rd September: London Mela is in its 15th year and is an established highlight in the capital’s cultural calendar. London Mela is an artistically led celebration of Asian culture and creativity, inspired by South Asia and the diaspora. It is one of the only melas in the country to champion new work, and it provides a platform for emerging British artists. As well as bringing traditional and classical art forms to a wider audience. Please click here for details.
22nd September: The International Diversity Festival in London was established to recognise the outstanding social and economic contributions of Minority Ethnic businesses, professionals, individuals, social enterprises and change-makers who have demonstrated leadership, innovation, creativity and survival skills in business operation and community development. Please click here for details.
5th October:UKABC’s Workshop on Life Coaching: Anna Mangeri will present a workshop on How to be a Leader and How to develop Leadership. Vandana Dass will be present a seminar on Employment law / HR Please click here for details to know more about Anna and the workshop. Please contact [email protected]to book for space.
27th October: Asian Beauty Pageant International celebrates beauty in all shades. This year’s celebrity judge is Ms. Sushmita Sen, Miss Universe 1994. Please click here for more details.
UKABC Exclusive discount for Hot Desking and office space for UKABC Members Max Factor House, Watermans Park, Brentford High Road, TW8 0BB
Ecuador: 1. Low-cost housing project for 32,500 homes in Quito 2. New Amazon market in the city of Ibarra 3. Expansion of a two-lane road to four-lane road between Toachi and Santo Domingo 4. Alkaline mineral water investment
Germany: 1. Rescue helicopters and aircrafts for sale 2. Hospital equipment for sale
Iran: 1. Batteries for all types of vehicles and machinery for recycling and recovery of plastic and lead material for sale
Iraq: 1. Infra-structure, roads and buildings investment 2. Hospitals and healthcare products for sale
1. Project Amara: Codename Megastar by Lodha
Located at Kolshet in Thane, India and set in a land parcel of over 87 acres, Amara is minutes from Pokhran Road and Eastern Express Highway with easy access to the best malls, hospitals, schools and office parks.
Homes designed by Hafeez Contractor offers an unmatched lifestyle, and they’re now offering the opportunity to buy with their highest-ever savings ensuring you truly get the ‘Best Life at the Best Price’.
Amara offers a grand 25,000 sq.ft clubhouse with multiple mini-clubs, the finest sports complex in Mumbai with football ground, multiple sports courts and swimming pools, 25 acres of open space and much more.
Ample provision for quality retail or convenience stores, laundry, medical clinic, ATM etc. Option of 1, 2 and 3 bed residences, all designed by STX Singapore.
Prices starting from Rs 69 lakhs
2. Project The Park, Worli
The Park, Worli has the most desirable set of residences set around a 7-acre private park with stunning views of Bandra –Worli Sea-link, Mahalaxmi Racecourse,and Worli Sea-face apart from the soothing views of The Park greens.
The Park is spread over 17 acres of land with beautiful landscape in the heart of Mumbai. The true meaning of luxury is epitomized at The Park with amenities including a world-class luxury spa and health club, six temperature controlled swimming pools, Serene Ganesha temple, lawn tennis and basketball courts, jogging and walking tracks and a mini golf course.
The Park offers spectacular 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom apartments with Italian marble flooring, international fittings, multi-level security, concierge services and large, open spaces.
Prices starting from Rs 5.49 crores
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