CREATIVE ZONE and Club Fit For Business presents the latest in its series of business networking breakfasts for the SME Sector in the UAE

27 January 2016

 

CREATIVE ZONE and Club Fit For Business presents the next in its series of business networking breakfasts, for the SME Sector in the UAE. The business breakfast will be a panel discussion titled “The Challenges of Starting, Growing and Exiting a Business”. Our panel, business experts in their own right will share their experiences. The breakfast will take place on Wednesday 27th January from 7.30 am – 9am at the Frioul Restaurant, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. 

 


Our last business breakfast was a great success


Paul Kenny - Paul Kenny previously was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cobone.com, a multi award winning company he founded in late 2010 and is now recognised as one of leading eCommerce companies in the Middle East and North Africa. He is also the Co- Founder and Founding Partner at Emerge Ventures. Paul is one of the leading figures in the Internet space in the MENA region and is an active investor, mentor and advisor to numerous companies around the world. Paul has been selected as the 10th most influential person under the age of 30 in the Middle East, and one of the 25 most important people in technology in the region. Enterprise Ireland appointed him as Ireland’s start-up ambassador to the Middle East.

 

Edward Brookshire - Edward Brookshire founded CorporateRewards.com LLC in 1999 and serves as its President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Brookshire served 18 years at Bozell Worldwide in international advertising and marketing and as a Senior Vice President. During his tenure, he held several international roles for Bozell in Europe, the Middle East and the Far East, with a focus on advertising and marketing, global brand management, new business development, cross-cultural communications and strategic planning. He is an expert in startup company development and growth. He is the currently the Managing Director of Distant Harbour Consulting an international marketing, advertising, brand management, employee engagement and company turnaround specialist.

 

David Moleshead – Will chair the panel. He is the Chairman and Founder of Envestors.  Envestors has been raising funding for and investing into successful SME’s since 2009 within the MENA region. He is a fellow of the Institute of Bankers in Scotland, with over 42 years in investment/international banking in the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East managing teams which have been market leaders and won numerous industry awards. He is an active angel investor and in this capacity has assisted several companies on an non-executive basis.

The event will be an invite only event, ensuring a high quality guest list and as such there will be limited space. It will cost 120 AED which will also include breakfast. Parking is free for attendees.  For further details please e-mail RSVP@creativezone.ae 


Liam Mooney founder of Club Fit For Business said:-

“We are delighted to announce the next in our series of business breakfasts specifically tailored for the SME and Start Up sector. We have a very illustrious panel of business experts led by David Moleshead from Envestors. All are leading figures in their own field and we are delighted that they will be speaking. The breakfast will be invite only as well to ensure we get a fantastic mix of guests which will provide some fantastic networking opportunities for all.”


Steve Mayne MD of CREATIVE ZONE said : -

"This business breakfast series is really set apart from other networking events.  We enjoy a high calibre of attendees due to the quality of speakers, venues and format.  Feedback has been positive in the past, so we will certainly maintain the high standard moving forward.  I look forward to the next breakfast as the subject matter is certainly of great interest to many SMEs and Startups."

 

             

 

 

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