Indian Business & Professional Council
Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) operates under the auspices of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and under the patronage of the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Consulate General of India in Dubai. IBPC, Dubai, is the only representative organization of senior Indian businessmen and professionals recognized by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI). One of the main objectives of IBPC is to provide a platform to Indian businessmen and professionals to network and exchange information related to business opportunities in India and UAE. IBPC is the premier organization in Dubai that hosts Indian delegations and ministers during their visits to the UAE. The UAE Government departments and Federal Ministries as well as premier local business houses recognize IBPC as the business council engaged in improving INDO-UAE business, trade and investment relationship. IBPC has more than 900 corporate and individual members who are well known in their respective businesses and represent diverse sectors of the economy. Most of the prominent Indian businessmen (including Padma Shri Dr. B R Shetty, Padma Shri. M A Yusuffali, Padma Shir. Dr. Azad Moopen), thought leaders, professionals and top corporate houses of Indian origin are members of IBPC. To achieve its objectives, IBPC regularly organizes events that include hosting overseas business delegations, networking sessions with visiting industry delegations and interfacing with members of other Countries Business Councils in Dubai. IBPC regularly invites world-class thought leaders, prominent UAE Nationals and captains of industry to address the members. IBPC organizes minimum 4 to 6 high profile events every month, our recent speakers were; Ron Kaufman, Norman Hughes, Chetan Bhagat, Bharat Dabholkar, Barkha Dutt, Prof. Prasad Kaipa, US Ambassador Vinay Thummalapally, Advt. Dinesh Vyas, Dubai Customs Chairman & Director General, Dubai Residency Department DG, Dubai Police Chief, Chief Justice Dubai Courts and DIFC Courts, Hema Malini (MP) and daughters and many more. Every alternate years we promote Vibrant Gujarat and host a joint event with the Gujarat Government delegation and also take an IBPC delegation to Vibrant Gujarat Summit and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.