- The Emir of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will receive Brazilian executives taking part in a trip to generate business in the United Arab Emirates
SAO PAULO, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the fourth edition of the AUDI BUSINESS TRIP, taking place from November 10th to 17th, the Brazilian delegation of executives and officials will enter into an intensive schedule of business and diplomatic meetings in the cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Implemented by Grupo Doria and organized by LIDE – Grupo de Lideres Empresariais [Group of Business Leaders], the event will have master sponsorship by Audi.
The group led by Joao Doria Jr., President of LIDE – Grupo de Lideres Empresariais, and Jorg Hofmann, President of Audi, will be received by the Emir of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and will attend a dinner with the Ambassador of Brazil in the Emirates, Joao de Mendonca Lima Neto. Following a schedule of bilateral meetings, the CEOs will meet with the 1st Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce of Abu Dhabi, Khalan Saeed Al Kaabi.
Among the Brazilian executives confirmed to attend are Leandro Radomile, COO of Audi; Luiz Fernando Furlan, President of LIDE Internacional; Mauricio Borges, President of Apex Brasil; Marcelo Lyra, Vice President of Braskem; Andrea Guasti, Vice President of Cisa Trading; Sonia Hess de Souza, President of Dudalina; Washington Umberto Cinel, President of Gocil; and Claudio Lottenberg, President of Hospital Albert Einstein.
"The economic growth achieved by the United Arab Emirates has caught the attention of the whole world: in 2012, the current trade account from Brazil to the UAE grew by 4.5%, compared to the previous year, totaling US$ 2.8 billion. This makes the country an appropriate destination for Brazilian CEOs taking part in the trip, seeking to expand business relations between the two countries," says Joao Doria.
The meeting has previously been held in Istanbul, Turkey; Jerusalem, Israel; and in the cities of Berlin and Munich, Germany.
The AUDI BUSINESS TRIP has master sponsorship by AUDI and sponsorship by APEX-BRASIL and QUALICORP, with support from BRF, NIELY and EMBRAER; participation by AMAZON BEVERAGES, ALMAP/BBDO; GRUPO ARTEB, ATHIÉ WOHNRATH, CISA TRADING, GRUPO GOCIL and GRUPO SERSON; and collaboration by BULGARI and DUDALINA. Media partners are REVISTA TOP DESTINOS and REVISTA LIDE magazines. The official suppliers are AGAXTUR TURISMO, CDN, GRUPO COMPANHIA, PR NEWSWIRE and ETIHAD.
ABOUT LIDE - Founded in June of 2003, LIDE - Grupo de Lideres Empresariais [Group of Business Leaders] has been operating for ten years. At present there are 1,400 business affiliates (with regional and international members), accounting for 51% of Brazil's private GDP. The objective of the Group is to disseminate and strengthen ethical principles of corporate governance in Brazil, promoting and encouraging business relations and developing awareness of private support for education, sustainability and community programs. To this end, numerous events are held throughout the year, fostering integration among companies, organizations, private institutions and representatives of government through discussions, seminars and business forums.
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