Annual Investment Meeting

April 8 to 10, 2019 • Dubai, UAE

Mapping the Future of FDI: Enriching World Economies through Digital Globalization
Explore investment opportunities in more than 140 countries






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About Us

The Annual Investment Meeting is the world's leading and most established gathering of the international investment community, leading academics and experts showcasing up-to-date information, strategies and knowledge on attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

The event offers a truly knowledge-based forum with cutting edge information on the latest developments in foreign direct investment and related issues. It serves as a unique platform to meet, network, and exchange experiences, explore business opportunities and sign cooperation agreements and partnerships.

Included in its 9th Edition are the following features: Conference, International Exhibition, Capacity Building Workshops, AIM Startup, Investment Awards, AIM Connect, Investors’ Hub, Country Presentations, and Online/Onsite Business Matchmaking.

The ninth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting will be held on 8 – 10 April 2019 at the Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The theme is “Mapping the Future of FDI: Enriching World Economies through Digital Globalization”.

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Why Attend?

Learn about the latest location developments, FDI trends, projections, and investment promotion strategies from 100+ FDI experts and business & political leaders globally by attending the AIM Conference and Capacity Building Workshops.

Position your organization / country to get maximum exposure and promote your projects and investment opportunities to a targeted audience including SWF, Private Funds, Multinationals, investors and businessmen, key project owners, consultants and financiers while participating in AIM Exhibition.

Meet and connect with over 19,000 visitors and 1,500 conference delegates including industry leaders and key stakeholders from the regional and international community through various Networking functions.

Explore investment opportunities in various sectors in over 140 countries and get in touch with various IPAs, Chambers of Commerce & Industry, and Business Councils from across the globe.

Book your Country Presentations and get direct access to key decision makers, government leaders and investors when they are actively seeking opportunities.

Pitch your project ideas to investors and incubators at AIM Startup.

AIM 2018 Country Pavilions


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AIM 2018 Speakers


Rustam Minnikhanov

Republic of Tatarstan

Sergey Cheremin

Minister, Head of Department for Foreign Economic Activity and International Relations, Moscow City Government
Moscow City Government

Vera Songwe

Executive Secretary
UN Economic Commission for Africa

Sindiso Ndema Ngwenya

Secretary General
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
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Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GHORFA)

The Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the competence center for business relations between the Arab World and Germany. For over 40 years the chamber has been committed to promote business relations between Arab countries and Germany.

The Ghorfa operates under the umbrella of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for Arab countries, and acts as the representative of all Arab Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Germany. The chamber works closely with the Arab embassies in Germany, the Arab League and related governmental bodies in Arab states. Furthermore, it cooperates with German governmental bodies on federal and regional levels, and with the most important German industrial associations. Based on its invaluable heritage and ambitious commitment, the Ghorfa has a powerful network consisting of both institutional and entrepreneurial decision-makers and policy shapers from Germany and Arab countries. These connections and effective collaborations enable the Ghorfa to deliver a broad portfolio of high-quality services in order to strengthen business relations in the fields of trade, industry, finance and investment among their members and within the wider Arab-German business community. The main focus is to enhance networking and communication as well as to provide relevant information. Moreover the Ghorfa hosts forums and conferences on different industry sectors such as business, health, energy, and education. It organizes delegation visits, facilitates participation at trade fairs, publishes numerous reference books, connects matching business partners and provides comprehensive business intelligence and detailed information on market players and products.


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P.0. Box 10161 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

T:   +971 4 392 3232    F:   +971 4 392 3332