Are You Joining Us In Dubai? Discover Our Event Schedule

After nearly 10 years since our first visit, the IR Global team will be returning to Dubai next week for another ‘On the Road’ Conference!

We’re excited to welcome 130+ members from a variety of jurisdictions to the luxurious Anantara Downtown Hotel. Thank you to our headline sponsors: Blumenthal Richter & Sumet, James Conomos Lawyers, and Parekh & Co., with Paoletti Law Group as our membership sponsor.

Make sure that you get familiar with our event schedule and the IR Global team members you can expect to see in Dubai:

Tuesday 20th February

This is the day where most of our members will be arriving, and many of our sponsors and local members will be hosting meetings and social activities throughout the day / evening. Invitations will be sent directly to attendees.

Wednesday 21st February

From 9:45am – 10:45am, attendees can come to the IR Global drop in session, where the team will be on hand to answer any questions you have about the event.

At 11am until 12:15pm, join our private criminal prosecutions and asset recovery session, hosted by Martin Kenney & Co (MKS). To register, please email [email protected].

In the evening, we offer attending members time to meet in a relaxed setting at our opening drinks, sponsored by HLG, on the Hotel Anantara poolside terrace, with views of the iconic Burj Khalifa.

Thursday 22nd February

To get ready for a day of presentations and networking, there will be an open networking session in the Anantara’s 1st Floor Grand Hall Foyer from 9:00am, with presentations commencing at 9:30am.

Throughout the morning, attendees will hear from our founder, Tom Wheeler and receive a welcome to Dubai from our membership sponsor, Thomas Paoletti. Our first keynote speaker, Nasif Kayed will then discuss culture, building confidence and knowledge about doing business in the region.

After a mid-morning break, networking will commence and our Business Development Director Ross Nicholls will also update you on all things IR Global. 

After a networking lunch, attendees will hear from our second keynote speaker, Natalia Sycheva, who will discuss loyalty in the age of freelance, teaching attendees how to navigate the complexities of the contemporary work environment. We’ll then round off the afternoon with a second networking session, followed by closing refreshments.

In the evening, attendees can enjoy our luxury networking dinner at The Theater, sponsored by Martin Kenney & Co (MKS) and Skinner Clouse Group. Get ready to expect the unexpected during an evening of food and entertainment!

Friday 23rd February

Our final day once again begins with refreshments from 9am until 9:30am in  the Grand Hall Foyer.

Attendees can then head to their designated breakout sessions for the morning, where they’ll be able to discuss unique challenges and opportunities in their jurisdictions with other members operating within their practice area.

A networking lunch will then be held in the Anantara’s Grand Hall Foyer and Courtyard.

Finally, at 2:45pm, join us for a closing drinks reception cruise, sponsored by Caystone Solutions. Starting at the Dubai Marina, take in the sights of JBR waterfront, views of the Palm and Marina Skyline.

Saturday 24th February

Join us in the desert for an optional excursion*. Go for an adventurous ride on the Dubai Dune Buggy safari, including lunch. 

*Pre booking of the excursion is required and an additional cost applies.

You can download the full schedule here.

If you’re attending, make sure to download the IR Global Dubai app, offering an intuitive digital experience which will allow you to fully maximize your time pre, during and post our conference. Scan the QR code below:

Check out who’s attending from the IR Global team in the graphic below:

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