Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

AGRIBUSINESS VIRTUAL TRADE MISSION: DUBAI

NOVEMBER 24th, 2020 – NOVEMBER 26th, 2020

UAE - LAC Investment and Business Hub Issues an Open Call

For businessmen and women of the agribusiness sector, interested in internationalizing their companies and commercializing their products in the Gulf Region.

Who should participate?

Companies from Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain, dedicated to agribusiness & agrifood production interested in the Middle East market.

Products to be featured:

  • Vegetables (organic and non-organic)
  • Fruits (organic and non-organic)
  • Grain, seed, cereal (raisin, nut, plum, etc.)
  • Spices
  • Cocoa and its derivatives
  • Processed foods
  • Processed super foods (spirulina, chia, acai, etc.)
  • Coffee and its derivatives
  • Canned fish and/or seafood
  • Frozen fish and/or seafood
  • Poultry
  • Beef meat
  • Lamb meat
  • Rabbit meat

Important dates:

June 30th, 2020 Orientation session. Program is explained and shared.
June 30th – July 31st, 2020 Open call for applications:
July 31st, 2020 – August 7th, 2020 Analysis of companies that particpated in the open call.
August 7th 2020 Elected participants published.
August 14th 2020 Limit for early bird payment.
August 31st 2020 Limit for regular payment.
September 1st – November 6th, 2020 30 hours of online training.
Nivember 13th, 2020 Pitch Competition.
November 24th – November 26th 2020 Virtual Trade Mission.
December 1st 2020 – January 31st 2021 Follow-up.

Summary

What does it include?
  • 30 online training hours that have the objective to prepare the materials and products for the Virtual Trade Mission meetings:
    • Product selection .
    • Catalogue.
    • Pricing
    • Tariff and non-tariff requisites.
    • Label.
    • Package
    • Business Protocol for Arab Countries.
    • Online Business Protocol
    • Technical review (conditions needed to sustain B2B meetings online with high quality communication).
    • Storytelling and negotiation techniques.
    • Market analysis of the Gulf Region Countries.
    • Social Media interaction and Website
    And aslo:
    • Chance to participate in the Online Pitch Competition .
    • Specialized mentoring before and during the Trade Mission.
    • 5 B2B meetings with biggest retailers in UAE/GCC Countries.
    • 1 B2G meeting with UAE Authorities.
    • 1 B2G meeting with LAC Authorities in UAE.
    • Up to 5 follow-up meetings.
    • 1 dedicated webinar featuring the Company and its products.
    • Automatic eligibility to participate in the following Trade Missions.
    • 15% discount in any of the AIM Business Centre annual memberships.

Cost

  • Early bird price): USD$2,500. To be paid by August 14th, 2020
  • Regular price): USD$3,000. To be paid by August 31st, 2020.


Prizes detail:

1st Place:
  • 100% discount in Virtual Trade Mission investment.
  • Invitation for VIP mixer in the Virtual Trade Mission.
  • Round air ticket and 4 nights in a 4.5 star hotel for follow-up during AIM in March 2021.
  • 2 VIP entrances to AIM 2021 for follow-up.
Approximate Value: USD$10,500.
2nd place:
  • 50% discount in Virtual Trade Mission investment.
  • Invitation for VIP mixer in the Virtual Trade Mission.
  • 4 nights in a 4.5 star hotel for follow-up during AIM in March 2021.
  • VIP entrance to AIM 2021 for follow-up.
Approximate Value: USD$4,800.
3rd place:
  • 30% discount in Virtual Trade Mission investment.
  • Invitation for VIP mixer in the Virtual Trade Mission.
  • VIP entrance to AIM 2021 for follow-up.
Approximate Value: USD$3,400.