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Annual Investment Meeting is a premier event focusing on foreign direct investment (FDI) in growing markets. It is the leading global platform aimed at facilitating strategic networking and promoting investments while providing a rich learning experience. It gathers the international investment community, corporate leaders, policy makers, experts, and practitioners from across the globe to discuss strategies on attracting FDI and to connect businesses and countries willing to engage in sustainable partnerships with investors.

The seventh edition of the Annual Investment Meeting will be held on April 10-12, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The theme is ‘International Investment, Path to Competitiveness & Development’ which will discuss how to attract the right kind of international investment that contribute to the competitiveness of national economies. It will shed light on the special role of foreign firms in enhancing a country’s competitiveness which in turn help them attract more investment.

Our Speakers

Ali Majed Mansouri

John Danilovich

Mishal Hamed Kanoo
The Kanoo Group

Mukhisa Kituyi

Rustam Minnikhanov
Republic of Tatarstan

Xavier Sala-i-Martin
WEF's Competitiveness Report


Testimonials [ View all ]


“Presenting at AIM connected me with influential business people all the way from Mauritius and now we are working together on a large project. Without AIM, I would never have that kind of global ex[...] Read more »

Rami Hajjar CEO, Hadzup
mohammad qurban

“Annual Investment Meeting is a vital platform of Foreign Direct Investment that paves the way for establishing continuous investment relationships between the participating countries and connects t[...] Read more »

Mohammad Qurban Haqjo President & CEO, Afghanistan Investment Support Agency

“The Annual Investment Meeting provides an excellent platform for countries and private companies to showcase their investment opportunities to important investors and other stakeholders as well as [...] Read more »

Marios Tannousis Deputy Director General, Invest Cyprus

“We really appreciate the opportunity to present our business inside such an important investment event for the region. We could meet some interesting potential investors and we are now following-up[...] Read more »

Pablo Martin Lozano CEO/Founder, Meetizer
Hani Zaitoun

“AIM is facilitating meaningful interactions among participants, promoting dialogue, connecting private and public institutions across borders. We have experienced first-hand effective participation[...] Read more »

Hani Zaitoun Vice President of Business Development, Al Mal Capital

“India, today, represents one of the most attractive destination for investors and we see Annual Investment Meeting as a global platform to meet investors and build relationships. I must compliment [...] Read more »

Deepak Bagla CEO & Managing Director, Invest India
Jamal Al Jarwan

“UAEIIC is partnering with AIM because it adds value to the Council. AIM has convincingly became the Investments event regionally not to be missed.” – H.E. Jamal Al Jarwan, Secretary General, UA[...] Read more »

Jamal Al Jarwan Secretary General, UAE International Investors Council
Arif Amiri - CEO of DIFC Authority

“We are pleased to have participated in this significant event that enabled us to gain insights into the growing influence of emerging markets and explore new forms of investment and strategies. DIF[...] Read more »

Arif Amiri Chief Executive Officer, DIFC Authority

“The Annual Investment Meeting is a key platform for Shurooq to share information, experiences and best practices in the country’s investment sector. Over the years, AIM had grown dramatically inc[...] Read more »

Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal CEO, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq)

“The conference provided a platform for discussing real issues as regards FDI for growing markets. Discussions amongst experts and thought leaders offered realistic insight on investment opportuniti[...] Read more »

Bashi Gaetsaloe Managing Director, Botswana Development Corporation Republic of Botswana



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