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Aurelien NEU - 04-mai-2013 12:25:16

  With the support of KACARE, Areva, EdF and Schneider Electric, Ubifrance invites you to meet 40 French subcontractors in the power and energy industry. The objective is to link French companies with Saudi firms planning to diversify and expand in that new field of activity in the mid-term (nuclear, solar, thermal..). Come and participate in B2B business meetings with 40 French companies on May, 15 h . Location:    Asharqiya, Al Khobar .   The programme is as follows: ü   10.30 – 13.00: Open B2B session with French companies followed by a lunch   Find below the list of the French companies that will attend to the event :   AREVA - EDF Nuclear Energy, uranium mining AKKA MIDDLE EAST Consulting, Engineering APAVE Controls ASSYSTEM Engineering AXIMA CONCEPT Nuclear technologies BOCCARD GPI Global Industry BONNA SABLA Concrete Pipe Manufacturer BOUYGUES TRAVAUX PUBLICS Construction BRGM Exploration, Geology, Depollution BUREAU VERITAS Controls CEA Research CLYDE UNION Pumps CNIM Energy Innovation COFELY ENDEL Industrial maintenance COMETE INDUSTRIE LEVAGE MANUTENTION Handling and lifting CORYSS T.E.S.S Simulation DEXTRA EUROPE Industrial structures EGIS Engineering ETNA INDUSTRIE Hydraulic and pneumatic equipment FCE Engineering FNAG Engineering for nuclear applications HAMON CTC Cooling systems HONEYWELL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING Protective clothing MESLI CONSULTING Project management MIRION TECHNOLOGIES Ionizing radiation  detection NUCADVISOR Consulting & Engineering Services NUVIA Nuclear technologies OAKRIDGE Engineering ONET TECHNOLOGIES Service Provider in Nuclear Industry PNB- POLE NUCLEAIRE BOURGOGNE Research PONTICELLI Rigging, Lifting equipment REEL Lifting SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES SAS Electrical materials SIA PARTNERS Consulting SOLAR EUROMED Solar power technologies TECHNIP CORPORATE SERVICES Engineering VALINOX / GROUPE VALLOUREC Nuclear Technologies ’ VANATOME Fittings VELAN Fittings VILMAR GROUPE GENOYER Project management , valves

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A Saudi-French Business Forum in Paris

Aurélien NEU - 30-mars-2013 12:20:09

The First Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum will be launched in Paris on April 10-12 . The forum is organized on the Saudi side by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, jointly with the Committee for International Trade of the Council of Saudi Chambers and the Saudi-French Business Council (CAFS). On the French side, the forum is organized by MEDEF International, the French Ministry of Finance (Treasury Department) with the participation of Ubifrance for the B2B’s. It will take place at the Grand Hotel Intercontinental. As the Saudi Gazette emphasized in an article published Saturday March 30 th , the French Ambassador to the Kingdom, His Exc., M. Bertrand Besancenot, mentioned that “more than 300 French companies will attend, while close to 200 businessmen and official representatives have already confirmed their participation in the Saudi delegation, emphasizing that the forum has got a strong political backing with the expected participation of four ministers from each side – representing a new step in the strengthening of the French-Saudi relationship.   The forum will include a plenary session and workshops on April, 11 th , a morning session and B2B’s on April, 12 th .   Full details can be found on the site and ).  

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9 French companies in Saudi Arabia for B to B Meeting in the health sector

Stéphanie HANNA - 16-oct.-2012 07:52:22

From June 17 to 20, 9 French companies from the health sector visited Saudi Arabia to meet key local players. In total, more than 70 B2B meetings were organized in Jeddah and Riyadh, as well as two visits to hospitals, all with the support of the Regional Health Attaché, the Ambassador and the Consul General who agreed to receive the companies in their residence. Companies have welcomed the organization of the operation and said the visits allowed them actually to understand the importance of the market demand and the level of health infrastructure in the Kingdom. Next step, Arab Health Dubai in January 2013.

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Stéphanie HANNA - 15-oct.-2012 14:28:37

  The commercial department of the French Embassy UBIFRANCE had organized in January 2012 a Workshop in the premises of Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) for a number of French companies who participated to present their expertise to the 1 st Saudi operator. The main objective of this workshop was to promote further French technology to STC, knowing that STC already has business relationships with some of French companies.   With the presence of H.E. Mr. Bertrand BESANCENOT, Ambassador of France and H.E. Dr. Zeyad T. Aletaibi, STC Group CTO who both did the inaugural speech, the Workshop took place as follows: •             A presentation of STC and its future projects (15 representatives of STC were participating in this workshop) •             A presentation of each French companies about their expertise. Business and technical aspects were discussed •             Lunch break offered by STC •             B to B meetings with the specialized professionals of STC related to the department that matches the French company’s line of business.   In the evening, all representatives of STC who participated in this event, French companies and local private companies specialized in the Technology sector were cordially invited to a dinner reception at the Director of Ubifrance’s residence.   Our office, UBIFRANCE, was also in charge of the French companies meetings’ schedule during two days following STC Workshop: Eight local private companies, potential partners, were visited by the French companies seeking possible business partnership.

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French luxury mission in Saudi Arabia

Stéphanie HANNA - 15-oct.-2012 13:50:39

From September 16 to 19 , 6 French companies in the luxury sector traveled to Saudi Arabia to meet with key local players . In total, more than 50 B2B meetings were held in Riyadh and Jeddah , as well as visits to malls and key players in the sector. The event was supported by the Ambassador, the Consul General and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Jeddah ( JCCI) which welcomed in its premises the French companies for their individual meetings program in Jeddah. Companies have welcomed the organization of the operation and said that their visits enable them to understand the characteristics and importance of the market. Next step, exhibition "Art de vivre à la française " in Riyadh in late April 2013.

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UBIFRANCE, the French agency for the international development of companies, is a public establishment under the Authority of the Treasury Department of the Ministry of the Economy, of the Finance and of the Budget. The Global Network of UBIFRANCE consists of 66 offices in 46 countries with nearly 1,400 employees in France and abroad, dedicated to the support of French companies in their international expansion. UBIFRANCE IN SAUDI ARABIA : aiming at Saudi-French partnerships The Ubifrance Office in Saudi Arabia promotes partnerships between French and Saudi companies. It identifies the needs of Saudi companies through its partners such as the Franco-Saudi Business Council, employer’s organizations, the Council of Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the Chambers of Commerce and Industry and informs French companies about those needs. The UBIFRANCE Office in Saudi Arabia accompanies French companies in their development projects and assists them in their export/implantation

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