Dubai, December 12th, 2019
Spanish Business Council celebrated last Tuesday the Christmas Dinner in an amazing and sparkling night at Nikki Beach Resort Dubai surrounded by a great ambience and delightful food, around 60 members and guests joined us in this festive season.
Among the guests who attended, we had the pleasure to have the presence of H.E. Antonio Álvarez Barthe, Spanish Ambassador in the UAE; Erik Rovina, Economic and Commercial Counsellor UAE; Julieta Casanovas, Commercial Attaché in the UAE and the consul of Spain in the UAE, Emilio Contreras.
Albert Jove, Vice Chairman of the SBC, welcomed all with a warm speech highlighting the active participation of the members for their support to strengthen the SBC. He recognized the sponsors who with their contributions, support the SBC development. Albert Jové invited everyone to enjoy a great dinner that was enriched by good music and with a good atmosphere for guests to exchange experiences, strengthen their relationships, not only as entrepreneurs leading companies in various sectors in the UAE, but also as compatriots who carry the name of Spain high, thanks to their effort to achieve prominence in the economic sector of the region.
H. E. Antonio Álvarez Barthe, Spanish Ambassador in the UAE, in his speech gave a very positive balance of the entity in 2019, highlighting the SBC consolidation as the Official Chamber of Commerce of Spain in the country. “Our business presence in the United Arab Emirates continues to increase and the interest in the country continues to be great, despite a difficult context abroad, the internationalization of the Spanish economy continues, making it an interesting year, and we hope that the future can give better results”, he said.
The event was supported by SBC annual sponsors Platinum Provacuno, Royal Arrow, Técnicas Reunidas; and Silver Acciona, Abengoa, Amadeus, Cemex, Cepsa, Emirates (airline partner), Televés and 99SushiBar; and event sponsors Alevoo, Cleopatra Spa & Welness, Dukes The Palm, Fairmont The Palm, Media One Hotel, Natura Bissé, Passion Dubai Tours, PUIG, Salero, Seville’s, 99SushiBar.