Message from the President – Karl Hougaard
Greetings to all South Africans across the UAE. As the incoming President of the South African Business Council I am making it my mission – with the support of the EXCO members –to spearhead a variety of South African-specific initiatives during my tenure with the council.Read More
Message from Saa’d Cachalia – Thee South African Ambassador
Since the mainstay of the South Africa – UAE relationship is based on economic collaboration, the South African Embassy is pleased to partner with stakeholders, such as the South African Business Council (SABCO), in order to maximise trade and investment opportunities between our two countries.Read More
Message from Consul General, His Excellency Mr Mogobo David Magabe.
In December 2017 the Consulate General of the Republic of South Africa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, welcomed the arrival of the new Consul General, His Excellency Mr Mogobo David Magabe. I have a great pleasure in extending my warm wishes and sincere felicitations to all South Africans living in Dubai and the Northern EmiratesRead More
How does SABCO serve in the UAE?
The South African Business Council’s (SABCO) mission is to serve as a resource and catalyst for its members and for companies in general to develop their business interests with South Africa and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Become a member now
A few things we’re great at
The council is run by a 12-member committee, comprising of leading South African business people, professionals and advisors from the South African Embassy in the UAE.
We are here to promote the development of South African and UAE businesses and social relations by providing relevant information required to successfully pursue lucrative opportunities in South Africa and the UAE facilitated through a formally recognised networking framework.
We dedicated to promoting and fostering business interests between South Africa and the UAE that is recognised by businesses, government agencies and individuals.
SABCO’s aim is to assist people with a Southern African affiliation by facilitating corporate interaction and being a focal point for establishing business contacts and networking opportunities.
FINDING THE SYNERGIES
SABCO unites business partners by offering a networking and business development forum for business professionals with South African connections living and working in the UAE
A COUNCIL TO SERVE
We have chosen a strong council that is actively involved and participating within the UAE Business Sector to help grow the foothold and presence of South African Businesses within the UAE.
A PLATFORM FOR SOUTH AFRICANS
We not only serve South African Businesses but ensured we created a platform serving South Africans within the UAE working within the region, with support, special offerings, and creating a platform that serves.
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Together we make a difference for South Africans within the UAE
Your Council Members
The 2018 Council Members are here to serve and guide and all have one common interest and it is to support the growth of South African Businesses within the UAE.
Andre Du Plessis
Media & Marketing Director
Chief Technical Officer
Debbie Van Graan
Business Liason Officer
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