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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 2-4, 2017 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.

An investment fair that combines a wide array of intellectual and business networking features that will connect businessmen and top investors around the world. Make sure you register for this important event today.


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Testimonials [ View all ]


“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

“This is the first time that the Philippines participated in AIM and we can say that it was truly worth it! The event provided various platforms for our stakeholders to interact and present their in[...] Read more »

Ponciano Manalo Jr., Undersecretary, Department of Trade & Industry, Philippines

“AIM is an impressive forum of talent, experience, partnership and vision; that makes this event a must on the FDI calendar. You must be there and attend.”[...] Read more »

Pedro Gonçalves Secretary of State for Innovation, Investment and Competitiveness, Ministry of Economy, Portugal

“It was a great pleasure to attend and take part in the 2015AIM Congress. The panel debates, in particular, were highly relevant, offering exciting opportunities to share global experience and best [...] Read more »

Alan Winde Member of Executive Council, Ministry of Economic Opportunities, Republic of South Africa

“The AIM 2015 brought together global leaders, eminent thinkers and practitioners with the objective to not only improve the participants’ understanding of key topics on investment and innovation [...] Read more »

Dr. Mia Mikic Officer in Charge of Trade and Investment Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP)

“Development of trade and investment cooperation with the countries of the Middle East is one of the priorities for Russia and Annual Investment Meeting 2015 is a real driver for relations of this k[...] Read more »

Alexander Tsybulskiy Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

“AIM 2015 has once again provided an excellent opportunity for countries all over the world to showcase their potential to attract FDI. It was the right platform to deliberate on the challenges faci[...] Read more »

Michael Benstrong Minister of Investment, Entrepreneurship Development & Business Innovation, Republic of Seychelles

“Sustainable energy for all by 2030 is an achievable goal, but it cannot be reached by public finance alone. Without significant private investment, and public-private partnerships, it will be i[...] Read more »

Kandeh Yumkella UN Undersecretary General and Special Representative of the Secretary General for Sustainable Energy for All

“The 2015 Annual Investment Meeting, under the leadership of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was an incredibly important—and impressive—event for both investors and policymakers. Forei[...] Read more »

John Danilovich Secretary General of International Chamber of Commerce

“Increased foreign investment flows into the least developed countries of Asia and Pacific, in particular from the emerging economies of the region, are evidence that most countries are getting [...] Read more »

Dr Shamshad Akhtar Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Executive Secretary of ESCAP

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