(Bureau International des Expositions) Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Expo 2020 is expected to attract 25 million visits, with 70 per cent of visitors projected to come from outside the UAE.Read More
On March 27, 2019, Shawky Fahel represented CMEC at the Canadian Arab Business Council Annual Business Forum and Gala Dinner in Toronto. This event brought together senior-level government and private sector representatives from both Canada and Arab states in the MENA region.Read More
VVDN is a high tech firm with over 2000 employees, looking to open up a location in Waterloo, Canada. CMEC has helped them find and lease a space in Waterloo, and are currently helping them negotiate a contact that will help them with the new facilities.Read More
CMEC specializes in providing strategic introductions that allow relationships to get off on the right foot and advice in cultural awareness and understanding, to ensure that clients do not make a false social step. When relationships begin to build, CMEC has the expertise to facilitate trade missions, to assist in obtaining permits and approvals in systems foreign to Canadian business, and in carrying out feasibility studies and helping identify high-potential markets.Read More
At the invitation of His Excellency Mohammed Saif Helal Al Shehhi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates and Dean of the Council of Arab League Ambassadors, Fahel attended the event marking the occasion of the inaugural ‘Canada through Diplomatic Eyes’ photo competition and to commemorate the sesquicentennial of Canada.Read More
The delegation, headed by Mr. Al Hinton, an advisor with the Department of Economic Development, Government of Dubai, gave a seminar entitled ‘Why Dubai’. Taking place at Communitech, the seminar attracted representatives from local Waterloo Region businesses, economic development organizations and academia.
Hinton talked about the Dubai Plan 2021. Highlights included planned activities to have a smart, sustainable and healthy living environment for a vibrant, tolerant and inclusive multicultural society.Read More
Canada-Middle East Consulting (CMEC), in partnership with the Canada Saudi Business Council, is pleased to report on the success of the Canadian business trade mission to Saudi Arabia.
Together, the two organizations led a 67 member Canadian trade delegation, to Saudi Arabia from April 25th to April 30h 2016. The eleven-member CMEC team included business leaders, academics and government officials from the Region of Waterloo.Read More
Under the leadership of Dr. Emad Dukair and our Canada Middle East Connections (CMEC) team, the cornerstone for an everlasting SaudiCanadian business relationship has been established here in the Region of Waterloo. It is historic because your recent visit coincided with the inauguration of our newly appointed Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation led by its Chairman Mr. Gerry Remers. At the same time, we at the CMEC, were very proud to launch our new company by hosting your delegation of KSA business leaders.
Click here to view a PDF of the press release.Read More
For a startup entrepreneur, it doesn’t get much better: a pitch before an audience that is not only interested and influential, but also from back home.
On Friday (April 24), Kamal Aman handed out one business card after another to a delegation from Saudi Arabia that had included the Communitech Hub on its day-long itinerary for Waterloo Region.Read More