Sunday March 8th 2015, Dubai- The Bureau Dubai, asocial workspace that provides support for local SMEs and entrepreneurs to grow and develop, had their first annual Women in Business Celebration. The Event was to promote networking among female entrepreneurs in Dubai showcasing some up and coming brands who are part of The Bureau Dubai family. They also hosted an evening of talks, discussions and performances by local public speakers and singers.
The event was held on Friday & Saturday 6th & 7th March, just in time for International Womens Day on the 8th of March, with the presence of notable business personalities and successful female entrepreneurs.
The event featured home grown brands such as Bowery & Fourth, an up and coming fashion label catered for Women in the workplace and guest speaker Lina Habib Naifeh, Founder of Donyalmraa and Media Blends, who gave a talk on Arab women in the digital world.
Located in Downtown Dubai, The Bureau Dubai was created as a response to the growing needs of a fast flourishing Startup community in the UAE that is actively impacting the local economy. Its main mandate is to support and empower Startups & SMEs through a wide range of professional services; from incubation, mentoring, licensing and office support solutions.
“Our aim is to nurture home grown natural talents and entrepreneurs and to show the world that the United Arab Emirates believes in SMEs being the backbone of a strong and successful economy,” said Naaz Noor, Partner of The Bureau Dubai.
The excellent response to this event shows there is a growing community of women in business in Dubai and in region as a whole who can support and grow together building strong brands, creating innovative Startups and breaking "the glass ceiling" to reach the top in the corporate ladder.
"Women have had it tough in the business world but this has now changed dramatically. Women can be fearless which makes them great at negotiating which is the true foundation for anyone successful in business - Man or Woman" added Shahzad Bhatti, Co-founder and head of mentoring at The Bureau Dubai.
About The Bureau Dubai
The Bureau Dubai is a social workspace that provides investment and financing, trade licenses, sponsorship, and office support to help start up business ideas and SMEs grow in the heart of Dubai.
Offering various packages to suit all sized companies from small single-person startups to growing SMEs we are focused on providing support for the SME community within Dubai.
Our mission is to create a community of successful SMEs, we want to foster home grown natural talent from Dubai entrepreneurs and show the world that Dubai believes in SMEs being the backbone of a strong and successful economy.
For more information please visit: www.thebureaudubai.com
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