International Family Office Congress
The International Family Office Congress is a key annual event for The Emirates Family Office Association members who share the common aim of building family wealth in their countries, regions and around the world. It exists to accomplish three main objectives:
- Enhance cooperation between family offices by supporting and strengthening family offices in the region;
- Promote the development of private enterprise in the region;
- Contribute to the creation of business culture conducive to investment, savings and accumulation.
The IFO Congress takes place the 28th of Novemeber in the vibrant financial center of Abu Dhabi. It is part of the larger Abu Dhabi Finance Week event organised by Abu Dhabi Global Markets. Abu Dhabi Finance Week 2023 is the most important finance event in the region attracting global industry leaders to talk about the opportunities and challenges presented by the economic, technological, and sustainability shifts impacting the global economic landscape. This event will provide a unique platform to explore these dynamic changes and their potential impact on the world economy.
An introduction to the International Family Office Congress, providing a glimpse into the insightful sessions that will unfold.
With H.E. Abdulla Mohamed Al Mazrui
In this special address, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry explores the vital role of Family Offices in the industrial and financial economy. Abu Dhabi’s ascent as a capital of capital in the region offers substantial opportunities for Family Offices.
With the global family office industry valued at nearly $500 billion and families driving over 70% of regional industrial activity, what lies ahead for their growth and industry consolidation in the next decade?
Moderator: Martina Fuchs
Moderator: Hussein Al Sayed
With its robust business landscape, Abu Dhabi is the ideal destination for family offices. It’s not just a place to be and do business in, it’s also a world-class, cosmopolitan city that offers a great place to live in, for people of diverse cultures and backgrounds. This panel explores why so many Family Offices are flocking here.
Moderator: Yasmin Al Mostehy
Join us for International Family Office Congress, a one-of-a-kind Emirates Family Office Association event featuring 22 industry expert speakers in total, 6 government officials, and 2 royal members! The event is an unique opportunity to hear from the brightest minds in the industry and learn from their insights and experiences.
Our speakers represent a wide range of backgrounds and expertise who are shaping the future of the industry. You’ll hear from CEOs, founders, investors, and thought leaders on topics such as Family Led Conglomerates, Succession Planning, Principles of Preservation and much more.
H.E. Abdulla Mohamed Al Mazrui
Chairman, Abu Dhabi Chamber
H.E. Hareb Almuhairi
H.E. Masaood Rahma Al Masaood
Abu Dhabi Chamber
Founder and Chairman, EFOA
Managing Director, Lulu Group
Chief Investment Officer, Al Fozan Group
Managing Director, Sales & Development, Damac
Bassel Al Khawaja
Advisory Head, ADIPOF
Hedge Fund Correspondent, Dow Jones
Founder, Apeiron Investment Group
Dhaher bin Dhaher AlMheiri
Advisor to Chairman, ADGM
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Chief Investment Officer, ADCB
Hasan Fardan Al Fardan
CEO, Al Fardan Group
Hussein Al Sayed
Anchor, CNBC Arabia
Business Journalist, Xinhua
Managing Editor, Arabian Business
Chairman, Kanoo Group
Executive Director, Registration and Licensing, ADGM
Chairman, Tsangs Group
Chief Investment Officer, Miras
Executive Director, EFOA
Abu Dhabi: A Destination for Everyone
Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, is a fascinating destination that offers something for everyone. With its blend of rich history, modern architecture, and stunning natural landscapes, it is a city that captivates visitors from all different places.
EFOA members attending the Congress will be offered a range of activities such as exploring the Arabian desert, exclusive VIP dinners, and extensive networking opportunities with people from all over the world. We hope to provide a unique and memorable experience to all of our community, and we are confident that Abu Dhabi is the perfect place for it to take place.
On behalf of the
Emirates Family Office Association
Prepare to be inspired by industry thought leaders and visionaries. Learn from our carefully curated sessions that cover a range of topics that hold great importance for family offices and wealth management professionals. And take opportunity of the extraordinary wave that the Falcon Economy and all the MENA region is offering you.