Middle East Business Outlook 2023

The resilience of Middle Eastern economies will be further challenged in 2023. To help business leaders navigate such challenges, we invite you to join our Middle East Outlook 2023. During the event, we will examine the global and regional outlooks for the first half of 2023. We will also share key insights on the ever changing business environment and business leaders’ expectations for sales and profit growth across the region.


Times below are shown as GMT+4

08:30am – Registration, Breakfast & Networking

09:00am – Presentation on EIU regional forecasts

09.30am – EICN Middle East Business Outlook Survey results

10:00am – Panel discussion

10.45am – Close and networking

Event chairman

Robert Willock

Robert is the Director of the Economist Corporate Network based in Dubai and covering the MENA region. Robert works closely with network members to help inform their business strategies through political, economic and operational insight and to connect them with their senior leadership peers.

Robert is a business journalist, editor and publisher with nearly 25 years of experience covering a wide variety of sectors, including hospitality, retail, construction, energy and transport, and a particular interest in human capital management.

An accomplished event chairman, moderator and speaker, Robert completed an MBA at the University of Leicester School of Business in 2012 and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nottingham.

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