Joining BBG Abu Dhabi

Joining BBG Abu Dhabi

BBG Abu Dhabi invites applications to join the BBG as either an Individual or Associate.

In light of the impact of COVID-19 in 2020, we extended our members and sponsors membership from 12 – 15 months until the end of Q1. We are now welcoming new members and renewals for the 9 month period April to December 2021 at a pro rata discounted rate AED710.

Membership Subscription, 1 April 2021 – 31 December 2021

New Individual Membership :

  1. Any British Citizen holding a professional or managerial appointment living and working in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi; or
  2. Any National of the United Arab Emirates representing British goods or services in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (whether in his own name or as a sole owner or partner in an Abu Dhabi registered company; or
  3. Any person holding a senior professional or managerial appointment not otherwise eligible for membership who lives in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and works for either a British Company or an Abu Dhabi registered agency representing British goods or services.

Membership Application form – please contact

New Associate Membership:

Associate membership status of the Abu Dhabi British Business Group is open to any individual who is not eligible for membership according to the Constitution, but who is interested in the promotion and development of business relations between the United Kingdom and Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates.

There is no restriction on where an Associate is resident or domiciled nor on his/her nationality.

He/she will receive copies of the Group’s publications and notices of its business, social and networking events. An Associate may attend any of these events on payment of the applicable guest fee.

Associate status is subject to the approval of the Committee of the Abu Dhabi British Business Group.

Membership Application form – contact

Membership fees (inclusive of 5% VAT)

One off Administration Fee for new Individual and Associate Members AED 210
2021 Membership AED 710
Membership Renewal Fee AED 710
Associate Fee AED 710

Applications for membership of the Group should be made on the form above either in writing or by e-mail to To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Committee that they meet the criteria applicable. In all cases, membership is subject to final approval of the Committee and is effective on payment of the relevant subscription for the current membership year.

Corporate Representative Membership subject to Commitee approval:

A British Company’s most senior staff member living and working in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi who is a British Citizen or such other senior resident employee whom that Company nominates in his place and the Committee approves.

For these purposes a “British Company” means a company incorporated in the United Kingdom, or a British business or firm resident in the United Kingdom having directly or indirectly a legally constituted business presence in Abu Dhabi.

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