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    • 1 Jan 2024
    • 31 Dec 2024

    Member Discounts

    As a member of the BeNeLux Business Council you can redeem special offers and discounts for products and services from select outlets in Abu Dhabi. Please present your valid BBC Membership Card to take advantage of our membership benefits. Enjoy discounts at outlets of the following partners:

    The Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

    20% discount on food and beverages at their amazing restaurants:

    • The Forge (Steakhouse)
    • Li Jang (Pan Asian)
    • Mijana (Lebanese)
    • Gironotte (all day dining - Italian)
    • Al Fresco (pool restaurant & bar)
    • Dolce (Club house)
    • Sorso (Bar)
    • Alba (Lobby lounge)
    This offer does not include alcoholic beverages, tobacco/shisha and special events.

    Intercontinental, Abu Dhabi

    20% discount on food and beverages when you dine at one of the following restaurants:

    • Selections Restaurant
    • Belgian Café
    • Chamas Restaurant
    • Bayshore
    • Fishmarket
    • Piano Lounge
    • Circo
    • Byblos Sur Mer
    • Aquarius
    • Cho Gao Marina Walk

    This offer is valid for a maximum of 4 guests per member card. The offer cannot be used in conjunction with other special rates, promotions, banquet or conference event.

    Dusit Thani

    Special corporate room rate:

    Please contact: - +971 2 698 8888

    20% discount on food and beverages at the following restaurants:

    • Benjarong
    • Namak
    • Urban Kitchen
    • Orchid Loung
    • McGettigan's

    Conrad Abu Dhabi, Etihad Towers
    • 20% discount during winter season (January - April & October - December) or 25% discount during summer season (May - September) on the best available Rate for rooms upon showing their membership card. 
      Please contact:  Sinoj Baskaran - +971 52 781 3738

    • 20% discount on Food and Beverages with the exception of IRD and "Le Petit Chef" upon presentation your BBC membership card.

    Fairmont, Bab Al Bahr
    • The best available Corporate Rate for rooms upon showing their membership card. 
      Please contact:  Viktoriia Khurtovska

    • 25% discount on Food and Beverages upon presentation of your BBC membership card.

    Centro Capital Centre
    Pearl Rotana Capital Centre
    Capital Centre Arjaan by Rotana

    • The best available Corporate Rate for rooms upon showing their membership card
      Please contact:  Jennifer Navarez - +971 2 495 4567

    Marriott, Al Forsan
    • 20% discount on Best available Room Rate
    • 20% discount on Hotel Restaurants including in Room dining
    • 20% discount on Saray Spa

    St Regis, Abu Dhabi
    • 20% discount on Food and Beverage in any restaurants
    • 20% discount on SPA treatments excluded the packages and the add-ons from the menu; Il will be applied on treatment duration from 50min or above. 

    • 20% discount at all dining outlets (exclusive of business lunch offers, promotions and tobacco)
    • Discount on the 90min massage and facial treatments at Sense Spa

    Martabaan by Hemant Oberoi

    • 20% discount
    The offer canot be used in conjunction with other special rates, promotions and banquet or conference event. Also this discount is not applicable during  events like Valentine Day, EID Al Fitr, Eid Al Adha, Diwali, National day, Christmas Eve and New year Event.

    • 1 Jan 2024
    • 31 Dec 2024

    Member Discounts

    As a member of the BeNeLux Business Council you can redeem special offers and discounts for products and services from select outlets in Abu Dhabi. Please present your valid BBC Membership Card to take advantage of our membership benefits. Enjoy discounts at outlets of the following partners:

    Royal Jordanian

    20% discount until May 31st, 2025

    Please visit
    Royal Jordanian Airline Sales Offices
    Khalifa Street at Omeir Travel Agency (Airlines Tower).


    Receive up to 50% discount on published rates (rack rates) for daily, weekly, and monthly rates when renting a car in Abu Dhabi with Europe Car. This discount can also be availed in other Emirates, but there will be a surplus charge for delivery and collection of the car. Outside the UAE, BBC members have a 15% discount for car rentals.

    To book please contact 
    Mr. Noushad T Yoosef
    +971 2 626 1441 Ext.155 or +971 50 611 8396 


    Contact LeasePlan Emirates on: +971 24 046 444 or

    to receive 100aed off per month on leasing a car upon showing BBC membership card.


    20% discount when purchasing these beverages at all Cheers shops located in Abu Dhabi: Cheers Intercontinental Hotel (Marina carpark), Cheers Al Raha Beach hotel (inside the hotel), Cheers NCTH & Head office building (close to Adnec), Cheers Mussafah and Cheers Dhafra.

    Please present your BBC membership card in order to avail the 20% discount (not valid on special offers).

    House of Skincare

    They offer to BeNeLux Business Council members and their spouses a special discount on services which includes:

    • 15% Discount on
      • Filler
      • Botox
    • 40% discount on Body Slimming (Machine)
    • 40% discount for Laser Hair Removal
    • 20% discount on Aesthetic services which includes
      • Mesotherapy
      • Facial
      • PRP
    • Up to 40% Discount on Peeling (depends on the product)

    Please present your BBC membership card in order to avail your discount
    You will find them on for more information.

    • 17 Sep 2024
    • 17:00 - 17:45
    • Zoom

    BeNeLux Business Council has partnered with CCI France to offer you this webinar on "Sustainability and Digital Transformation."

    Join this session on: "Sustainability and Digital Transformation", with a conversation between Mehdi Barrakad Partner at Berexia, a tech services company dedicated to empowering businesses for a sustainable future, and Mazen Nasr, Head of Sustainability at Enova by Veolia, the regional leader in integrated energy and multi-technical services.

    It provides performance-based Energy & Facilities Management solutions that help customers achieve their financial, operational, and environmental targets.

    • Date: Tuesday, June 17th
    • Time: 5pm - 5.45pm
    • Venue: Online
    • Fee: Free for BBC members or 110aed for Non-Members
    • 24 Sep 2024
    • 18:00 - 21:00
    • Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island

    Celebrating international business relations, connectivity and diversity, join BeNeLux Business council and multiple business councils on Tuesday 24th September 2024 at Hilton Yas Island.

    This is a unique opportunity to network across sector, nationality and interest. Each Chamber or business council will be allocated capacity for their members so please register your interest in attending now to secure your place at this great event!

    • Date: Tuesday, September 24th 2024
    • Time: From 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    • Location: Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
    • Fee: 150aed for BBC members, 240aed for non-members
    • 24 Oct 2024
    • 11:00 - 21:00
    • TBD

    All golfers are invited! 
    It's time for the ultimate Abu Dhabi corporate golf event, don't miss it!

    Join players from BeNeLux Business Council, AmCham Abu Dhabi, Australian Business Group, British Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi, Canadian Business Council, CCI France UAE, Irish Business Council and Swedish Business Council for a fantastic corporate day out at our Battle of the Business Community Golf Day.

    This unique corporate tournament provides an unparalleled networking opportunity for business representatives, a terrific competition as up to 100 golfers will compete in a Texas Scramble competition (register to play as an individual, two or four-ball) with on-course sponsored events providing frequent prize opportunities. Overall this fan-favourite event in our calendar is an unbeatably enjoyable Thursday afternoon.

    • Date: Thursday, October 24th 2024
    • Time: From 11:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    • Location: TBD
    • Individual Players: AED 825 members / AED 950 non-member
    • Sponsor a Hole: AED 2,500
    • Sponsor a Hole plus Team of Two: AED 4,000 members / AED 4,400 non-member
    • Sponsor a Hole plus Team of Four: AED 5,500 members / AED 6,300 non-memberDinner Only with 2 House Refreshments: AED 260 members / AED 300 non-member

    * Player 

    fee includes 18 Hole Round, BBQ buffet, & 2 House Refreshments.

    ** Hole Sponsors must provide a prize.

      There is a sponsorship opportunities for compagnies to be involved in this golf day so please contact us with your interest at the soonest to ensure your company gets involved!

    Past events

    2 Jul 2024 UEFA Euro 2024 - Netherlands vs Romania
    1 Jul 2024 UEFA Euro 2024 - Belgium vs France
    27 Jun 2024 Inter-business Energy Committee networking session
    26 Jun 2024 UEFA Euro 2024 - Belgium vs Ukraine
    25 Jun 2024 UEFA Euro 2024 - Netherlands vs Austria
    22 Jun 2024 UEFA Euro 2024 - Belgium vs Romania
    21 Jun 2024 UEFA Euro 2024 - Netherlands vs France
    17 Jun 2024 UEFA Euro 2024 - Belgium vs Slovakia
    16 Jun 2024 UEFA Euro 2024 - Netherlands vs Poland
    29 May 2024 Annual General Meeting 2024
    27 May 2024 Building Bridges with a Gender Lens Approach
    23 May 2024 Padel Tournament
    22 May 2024 Technology applications towards UAE 2050 Net-Zero: All Hands On Deck
    20 May 2024 Abu Dhabi Businesswomen's Council Webinar
    7 May 2024 Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2024
    23 Apr 2024 Federal Corporate Income Tax - Obligations and opportunities under the new UAE tax regime
    18 Apr 2024 Unite on Purpose: Empowering Women Leaders in the purpose-driven economy
    19 Mar 2024 Inter-Council IFTAR 2024
    27 Feb 2024 UAE Inheritance Laws
    22 Feb 2024 Network After Work - February
    21 Feb 2024 The Partnership Summit: Elevating Business Collaboration in Abu Dhabi.
    6 Feb 2024 Exclusive Yahsat Tour
    25 Jan 2024 New Year Reception and Speed Networking Event
    16 Jan 2024 New Year's Back to Business
    12 Dec 2023 Big Inter-Council Festive Networking
    23 Nov 2023 Network After Work - November
    21 Nov 2023 Behind the Scene: DGRADE Site Visit
    14 Nov 2023 Cyber Security
    4 Nov 2023 The Big Benelux Mangrove Tree Planting
    1 Nov 2023 Real Estate Vision: UAE Market Insights.
    27 Oct 2023 Battle of the Business Groups Golf Day
    26 Oct 2023 Network After Work - October
    25 Oct 2023 Energy Networking Event
    21 Oct 2023 ADCB PINK RUN 2023
    12 Oct 2023 Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) session
    3 Oct 2023 ADIPEC Breakfast session
    28 Sep 2023 Command The Room: How To Attract, Engage and Inspire Any Audience
    27 Sep 2023 Evening with H.E Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan
    21 Sep 2023 Back to Business
    18 Sep 2023 CTW Global Summit 2023: Transforming Special Economic Zones and Inspiring Sustainability & Innovation
    12 Sep 2023 Big Inter-Council Networking Event
    6 Sep 2023 Powering Productivity - Exploring Robotics, AI, and Beyond
    5 Sep 2023 Workshop: CCUS and H2 Business towards Net Zero – Opportunities and Challenges
    13 Jun 2023 Workshop and Networking Event: How to leave work behind and Get into the holiday mood with Ease
    8 Jun 2023 Network After Work
    7 Jun 2023 Webinar: "Demystifying Artificial Intelligence"
    5 Jun 2023 Pathway Towards COP28 – Spotlight on the Private Sector
    1 Jun 2023 UAE Inheritance Laws
    1 Jun 2023 Webinar: "Breaking the Stigma on Mental Health & Addiction"
    24 May 2023 Speed Networking Event
    17 May 2023 Annual General Meeting 2023
    8 May 2023 Annual Investment Meeting (AIM)
    2 May 2023 CCUS and H2 driving COP28: Opportunities and Challenges
    26 Apr 2023 Network after Work
    12 Apr 2023 Join Ramadan Iftar
    14 Mar 2023 Legal Workshop: “Commercial Contracts in the UAE"
    9 Mar 2023 La Lorraine Bakery: On-site visit
    1 Mar 2023 Brand Protection in UAE
    28 Feb 2023 Communication Skills - The Art of Listening
    24 Feb 2023 Developing a Positive Mindset, Boost Your Energy as a Leader
    16 Feb 2023 QUIZ NIGHT
    10 Feb 2023 Arabian Chemical Terminals Abu Dhabi (ACTAD): On-site information session
    1 Feb 2023 Webinar: Addressing the 2 Trillion Dollars Halal Market Opportunity
    31 Jan 2023 Opportunities in the UAE Aviation Sector
    19 Jan 2023 New Year Reception and Speed Networking Event
    17 Jan 2023 ADSW Breakfast session
    12 Jan 2023 Introduction & Explanation to the Corporate Tax in the UAE
    6 Dec 2022 Presentation and Panel on Sustainable Building
    23 Nov 2022 The Evolving Nature of UAE Government Affairs
    21 Nov 2022 POSTPONED - Keeping your organization up to date on the latest health and safety laws
    1 Nov 2022 ADIPEC Breakfast session
    22 Oct 2022 ADCB PINK RUN
    20 Oct 2022 Back to Business
    10 Oct 2022 Cybersecurity: Law, Insurance and Technology
    10 Oct 2022 GITEX
    6 Oct 2022 Innovation park (developed by ACTVET and EmiratesSkills)
    3 Oct 2022 Webinar: "UAE – Luxembourg Tech Startup Opportunities"
    3 Oct 2022 Women & Wellness: 'FINDING BALANCE'
    29 Sep 2022 WETEX
    23 Sep 2022 Networking & Breakfast - Corporate Tax in UAE
    20 Sep 2022 Sustainable Food Security in the UAE
    14 Sep 2022 Health, Medical Repatriation & Sick Leave Reduction
    5 Jul 2022 Webinar: Slow Down, Power up
    29 Jun 2022 Webinar: Proposed UAE Corporate Tax Regime
    23 Jun 2022 Webinar: Joint Business Group Forum - Abu Dhabi Residents Office
    21 Jun 2022 8th International Day of Yoga 2022
    21 Jun 2022 UAE - Championing Global Recovery
    11 Jun 2022 Conference on Organ Transplant
    9 Jun 2022 Meet the new Board
    8 Jun 2022 Webinar: Talk with Confidence and Clarity
    6 Jun 2022 CineMAS Film Festival 2022
    1 Jun 2022 Trends in Real Estate - Globally and in UAE
    24 May 2022 Webinar: Advancing Climate Solutions
    24 May 2022 Global Aerospace Summit 2022
    23 May 2022 Doing business in Dubai!
    17 May 2022 Annual General Meeting 2022
    22 Apr 2022 Joint Ramadan Iftar
    20 Apr 2022 What are NFTs?
    19 Apr 2022 Multi-Nation Business Group Event: Annual Review of National In Country Value (ICV) Program.
    30 Mar 2022 Abu Dhabi Residents Office Business Briefing
    9 Mar 2022 Networking & Breakfast - FTA Tax Audit & Corporate Tax Introduction in the UAE
    28 Feb 2022 Business community luncheon
    8 Feb 2022 Reception at the Luxembourg Pavilion
    1 Feb 2022 BRUSSELS CORNER
    25 Jan 2022 New Year's Reception at "La Cava"
    23 Jan 2022 International Business Meeting by B2fair
    19 Jan 2022 Benelux Get Together
    19 Jan 2022 ADSW Business Talks on Circular Economy
    14 Jan 2022 Webinar UAE Data Protection Law
    8 Dec 2021 VIP Diner
    28 Nov 2021 Exclusive Breakfast with our guest of honor Chiara Corazza
    16 Nov 2021 ADIPEC Breakfast Seminar
    10 Nov 2021 Mediclinic Webinar
    7 Nov 2021 Developments in Urban Design to cope with climate change
    27 Oct 2021 Will we meet again?
    20 Oct 2021 Social Evening
    19 Oct 2021 The United Arab Emirates meets the Netherlands on Circular Economy!
    17 Oct 2021 Dutch Sustainability Group
    16 Oct 2021 GROW: Screening + Talk with Daan Roosegaarde.
    13 Oct 2021 Expo 2020 Dubai Webinar
    10 Oct 2021 UAE land of opportunities: investment options for foreign companies
    4 Oct 2021 Welcome G2G - Belgian Pavilion
    29 Sep 2021 Back to Business - Networking Reception
    22 Sep 2021 Bridging opportunities: Luxembourg and UAE's startup & innovation ecosystem
    30 Jun 2021 Food and Weight How COVID has affected the way we eat and feel and what to do next!
    29 Jun 2021 Creating New Opportunities in the Middle East and the UAE
    1 Jun 2021 Industrialisation in the UAE and the role of Abu Dhabi's Ports
    31 May 2021 Luxembourg ADGM Webcast: The Role of Financial Centers to Scale Up Green Finance
    30 May 2021 UAE Netherlands Week
    24 May 2021 Powerful Presentation Skills: Connecting with Confidence
    18 May 2021 Annual General Meeting
    27 Apr 2021 Overcoming supply chain challenges of the Covid-19 Vaccine
    21 Apr 2021 Towards the next 50
    7 Apr 2021 Joint Business Group Mixer
    6 Apr 2021 Be among the first to experience Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion at Expo2020
    5 Apr 2021 Francophonie Kahoot Quiz | Soirée Kahoot Quiz pour célébrer la Francophonie!
    29 Mar 2021 World Immunisation & Logistics Summit
    23 Mar 2021 Fit 4 Start - Luxembourg's start-up acceleration program in the ICT and Space sectors
    18 Mar 2021 "Invest in Abu Dhabi” hosted by Abu Dhabi Investment Office, the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and the Luxembourg Embassy in Abu Dhabi
    15 Mar 2021 Business Mixer – Meet Dutch Companies In The Water, Energy, And Food Sector
    22 Feb 2021 Changes in personal law in the UAE
    10 Feb 2021 Joint Webinar: Reforms to UAE foreign investment rules and the UAE companies law
    8 Feb 2021 Belgian Tax issues for Expats
    7 Feb 2021 How to keep motivation and interaction high within your team?
    27 Jan 2021 New Year's Reception 2021
    25 Jan 2021 Ertebaat Business Meeting, Organized By Dubai Customs
    21 Jan 2021 ADSW side event webinar: UAE’s Climate Change and Sustainability policies – contributions of the Dutch private sector
    12 Jan 2021 Joint Webinar Digitalization In Port Logistics
    14 Dec 2020 Webinar: How To Keep Motivation And Interaction High Within Your Team
    30 Nov 2020 Challenges and opportunities for the adoption of Electric Cars and low-emission mobility
    30 Nov 2020 Digital ICT Week (organized by the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and its Enterprise Europe Network)
    26 Nov 2020 ADSW Web Series: Ensuring food and water security for the next decade
    23 Nov 2020 A Conversation with Skyne on “Digital Marketing in rapidly changing times: 2020 and beyond”
    18 Nov 2020 NBC 2020 Awards Ceremony
    10 Nov 2020 ADIPEC webinar: Adaptation and growth, living with COVID-19 in the energy sector and the diplomatic world
    4 Nov 2020 Expo2020: BeNeLux Pavilions Update
    28 Oct 2020 New opportunities for businesses in the Middle East and UAE
    21 Oct 2020 Women Leadership in Multilaterism and International Diplomacy
    14 Oct 2020 Customer Experience (CX) Masterclass
    6 Oct 2020 Promising Opportunities In The Investment Of Aquaculture Industry In The UAE
    5 Oct 2020 A Conversation with MBG on Risk Mitigation in light of COVID-19
    29 Sep 2020 A Conversation with Luai Kurdi from BESIX on 3D Concrete Printing in Construction
    23 Sep 2020 Back to Business Quiz Night
    22 Sep 2020 Food Security Webinar - The Financing of Agritech in the UAE
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    16 Sep 2020 ICT Spring 2020 Global Tech Conference in Luxembourg
    14 Sep 2020 A Conversation with Peter Pastijn & Mim Kleiberg on "THE ROOM Online - The pivot of an SME business model in Covid times"
    1 Sep 2020 Khalifa Port: Facilitating Trade and Investment in the UAE Webinar
    31 Aug 2020 A conversation with Ziad Soussou, the integrated jet manager Middle East for Shell Aviation
    16 Jul 2020 St Feuillien Tasting
    14 Jul 2020 Joint Webinar: Hospitality & Staycations
    6 Jul 2020 Joint Webinar: How to use videos to grow your business?
    1 Jul 2020 Luxembourg-UAE: Bilateral Relations and Opportunities in times of COVID-19
    1 Jul 2020 Why you should consider Luxembourg for your fund project
    30 Jun 2020 AmCham Abu Dhabi's Legal Affairs Committee Present the Legal System of the UAE
    29 Jun 2020 A conversation with Philippe Mathijs on: "Why virtual work needs a coaching mind-set"
    24 Jun 2020 A conversation with Frank Wouters on: "The energy transition in times of COVID-19"
    22 Jun 2020 Food Security in the UAE in a Covid-19 World (Part 2)
    17 Jun 2020 Digital transformation in times of Covid-19
    15 Jun 2020 Covid-19: An insider view from the UAE's largest Healthcare network
    14 Jun 2020 Joint Webinar: on the Oil & Gas Industry and the Economy in COVID-19 times
    2 Jun 2020 E-Commerce & Customer Engagement Trends: The Impact of COVID-19
    13 May 2020 Live Web Conference: Annual General Meeting 2020
    22 Apr 2020 Challenges and Opportunities for Businesses in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
    17 Mar 2020 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie
    2 Mar 2020 Joint Business Group Speed Networking
    10 Oct 2019 Behind the Scenes at Pure Harvest

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