Advisers in Business Set-up, Trade, Research Studies & Market-entry

Dubai, UAE
Market-entry & Expansion Services
All Sectors
UAE & Middle East

Areas of Expertise

BCB are the in-county advisers that make your market entry or expansion planning into UAE / ME a reality. They work alongside the British Government to deliver on-demand trade services, providing practical assistance, guidance and orientation for UK exporters.

Working with GTM Global

BCB have been GTM’s UAE/ ME expansion partner of choice from our inception in 2017. They have delivered more than 300 bespoke trade support projects to 235 UK companies, helping them to explore & expand in the UAE and wider Middle East. Their unique incubator platform has also provided 40 British firms with a direct business set-up solution in the UAE. Their support has helped UK exporters generate more than £96 million in recorded business wins in the Middle East over the last three years.

Principal Services

Market Introductory Services

Commercial orientation, intelligence and on-the-ground expertise to help UK companies identify market opportunities, grow exports and develop business

Business Set-up

A unique structure that allows UK companies a quick, cost-effective and low-hassle set up and licensing path to establishing a corporate presence in the UAE

Market Research

Gather in-depth industry information quickly, validating internal research and providing you with a full understanding of the market

Site Selection

Outlines the options available to you based on our on-the-ground analysis of your company’s needs relative to the costs, regulations and requirements for you to do business in the Middle East

Market Visits & Engagement

Market discovery visits and virtual meeting programmes allow you to grow your network and local understanding, and connect with the right people, so you get the most out of your time in the Middle East

Key Advisors

Joe Hepworth

Managing Director

Joe helps companies, governments & organisations in the fields of trade promotion, FDI attraction & economic development.

Abbey Salako

Marketing Manager

Abbey is a Member of The Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM). He is also a FDI Consultant, Project Manager and an International Trade Consultant helping organisations and exporters with market-entry into new markets, including UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and the wider Middle Eastern region.

Zehra Fattah

Senior Project Manager

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