Networking event with RBC and Rossiyanka. 15th Women’s Exhibition

On September 21, 2013 the Community of Russian Women in UAE “Rossiyanka” in collaboration with Russian Business Council organized a joint networking event to highlight their activities and provide a networking opportunity for their members.The event was opened by Igor Egorov, Chairman of Russian Business Council and Mrs. Tatiana Al Aroud, President of “Rossiyanka” who addressed the guests with a welcoming speech.

Around 50 business owners and professionals representing 30 different companies got together in the event held in Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Hotel on Saturday, 21th September.

Networking meeting was linked to the 15th Women’s Exhibition which has already become a traditional event in the UAE and is being organized by Mrs. Thoraya Al Awadhi, a successful businesswoman, the founder and CEO of Thoraya Al Awadhi Group of Companies and President of Emirati Business Women Council.

“The RBC’s goal is to create a favourable climate for Russian companies and entrepreneurs that want to develop their business in the Middle Eastern market and to realize investment projects in the region. We serve as a bridge between Russia and the Middle East, and form the only Russian business association in the Middle East. This makes us the first port of call for Russian companies in the UAE. Our reputation is enhanced because we operate under the umbrella of the Dubai Chamber, and are supported by the Russian Embassy in the UAE,” said Dr. Igor Egorov, Chairman of RBC

A special guest, Mrs. Thoraya Al Awadhi, provided an update on the business opportunities in the region and the women important role in business.

Mrs. Tatyana Al Aroud President of ROSSIYANKA also highlighted the important role that her organization plays in gathering Russian women under one umbrella.

“With the aim to support our women in their business and careers and provide them with the opportunity to meet with successful business people, develop contacts and exchange views on professional topics we organized this networking event. We were pleased to collaborate with the Russian Business Council and Mrs. Thoraya Al Awadhi  and would like to thank them for their support offered to the organization of the event.” – said Tatiana Al Aroud.


September 21, 2013