The Middle East Association announced it will host “Opportunity Arabia 7″ on September 23, 2010 in London. The annual event is recognized as the “preeminent annual conference on the London calendar promoting opportunities in KSA.”
The MEA announcement noted the seminar will feature Saudi and British speakers from government and business. Baroness Symons, co-chair of the Saudi–British Joint Business Council and Vice President of the MEA, will open proceedings with a keynote address. It will be chaired by Sir Alan Munro KCMG, former Ambassador to KSA. Other confirmed speakers include: Dr Abdullah Dabbagh, Chairman of Ma’aden; Dr John Sfakianakis, Chief Economist, Saudi Fransi Bank; Dr Mai Al Torki, Head of SAGIA, Europe; Edward Ogilvie, Chairman, Jeddah Business Group; Philip Cave, Kier Group; and Paul Williams, Head of UKTI Saudi Arabia.