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Dubai, UAE - 5th May 2015

Are you a C-level executive of a company in the U.A.E. and do you feel that it is time for your company to look beyond the borders of your local market? We will talk about how your business is able to grow sustainably in Europe while your brand can benefit from the positive image of Germany, European's largest market.

The German Market Entry & Expansion Summit 2015 is taking place at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai on Mai 05th 2015. The Summit provides a great opportunity for decision makers from the UAE to achieve valuable insights about expanding a business to Europe's largest market. Join the Summit and become inspired on how companies can differentiate themselves from peers by setting up an European headquaters in Germany.

While attending the Summit, key-decision-makers will receive the right tool-set to successfully prepare a German market entry strategy for their individual businesses.

The summit will provide you a 360-degree overview out of the following three perspectives:

  • German market overview & potentials
  • Business operations & staying compliant in Germany
  • German business environment

Next to learning about various success stories, decision-makers will also achieve valuable insights about how to expand their own unique business to the German marketplace. Furthermore, attendants will also learn about key-challenges fellow companies had to face as part of defining and executing their German market expansion strategy.

The Summit will conclude the topic "German Market Entry & Expansion" with a panel discussion in which all participants are welcome to share their questions with our speakers. After the presentations, all participants will come together to network in order to exchange their thoughts and experiences around the topic Market Expansion to Germany & Greater Europe.

The summit is part of Consultinghouse's 5 day roadshow through the UAE market

In personal meetings, CEOs as well as key-decision-makers will have the opportunity to discuss their individual market entry strategy for Germany with one of Consultinghouse's expert advisors. As part of 1-2-1 sessions, the participants are invited to chat with the expert advisors about different market entry modes that can support their individual businesses to grow sustainably in Europe.

Capture new markets: Expand your business to Germany! Consultinghouse & its partners are looking forward to see you at the German Market Entry & Expansion Summit 2015.

About the event

Event date05.05.2015
Event duration09:00 am - 14:00 pm

Raffles Hotel
بيد إمارة - 3th Street,
Sheikh Rashid Rd, Waficity
United Arab Emirates



09:00 a.m.Registration
09:30 a.m.

Introduction Indo-German Chamber of Commerce Dubai

09:45 a.m.

Introduction Dubai Exports - Department of Economic Development

10:00 a.m.

Market Entry & Expansion Strategies for the German market

  • The German market
  • German market entry
10:30 a.m.

Tax, labour & immigration law in relation to the German Legislation

10:45 a.m.

Supplementary Services

    • Audits of Financial Statements and Management Accounts of the German Branch
    • Co-Sourcing/ Outsourcing of the internal audit function for the German Branch
    • Support Due Diligences in Germany
    • Set-Up of a financial company in Germany (e.g. investment company, leasing company, bank)
    11:15 a.m.

    Business Culture Germany

    • German business Behavior
    • Finding the right business partner
    11:30 a.m.

    Q&As and Panel Discussion

    • Mansoor Alhabbai, Sr. Manager International Alliance, Dubai Export
    • Wiebke Gaede, Vice Consul, Economic and Cultural Affairs, German Consulate General
    • Martin Wilke, Managing Director, Consultinghouse GmbH
    • Katerina Koleva, Business Lawyer, Counselhouse
    • We are looking forward to answering your questions with regard to German market entry strategies.
    12:30 a.m.Networking & Buffet

    About the speakers

    Martin Wilke, Managing Director

    Martin Wilke has been working as a professional accountant and business advisor for more than 40 years now. This time has provided him with an exceptionally valuable insight into Germany's intricate business environment.

    He has worked for the German tax authorities and for PWC in Frankfurt, Germany. In 1983, Martin founded his own consulting firm and since then has been supporting foreign investors in starting and growing their business operations within and across European borders.

    Katerina Koleva, Business Lawyer

    Katerina Koleva graduated from the Goethe law school in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Since then, she has concentrated on German labour and corporate law. Katerina works for Consultinghouse as a business advisor and is also the head of the Counselhouse legal team. Counselhouse is an independent cooperation partner that has already handled multiple complex projects pertaining to German corporate and immigration law.

    Andreas Wilke, International Client Relations

    Mr. Andreas Wilke is specialized in International Business Management. He worked for Deutsche Telekom, where he gained valuable experience engaging in offshore projects between Germany and emerging BRIC countries, especially Brazil & India, with regard to cross-border investment projects.

    Mr. Wilke joined Consultinghouse in 2013 and works in Client Relations to advise foreign investors on strategies to successfully operate their business operations in European markets. 

    Who we are


    Whether you are incorporating a new business, planning to restructure your existing organization or looking into a possible new acquisition in Germany, Consultinghouse provides innovative solutions to address unique business challenges that support companies across various industries. Clients engage our professional advisory services to successfully manage their complete business lifecycle in a strong German economy. 



    Counselhouse is committed to supporting international clients by adding a legal perspective to their business operations in Germany. Our clients engage our legal advisory service to successfully keep their operations in legal balance when doing business within and across European borders




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    Why us?
    • Strong experience in supporting foreign companies to develop their business in Germany
    • Our clients success is our success. Our objective is to grow along our clients
    • We are family owned. Our long- term perspective allows for good strategy and decision-making

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