Male, December 12 (newsin.asia): The Maldives Investment Forum (MIF), the prime investment event of the government of Maldives will be held at the Sheikh Maktoum Hall in the Dubai International Convention Center on December 18. It will be the fourth edition of the MIF.
Implemented through the Ministry of Economic Development the MIF will showcase lucrative investment opportunities in the Maldives. The event will be attended by top officials of the Governments of the Maldives and the UAE. In addition, key companies and institutions in the two countries will be represented.
“MIF will be the ideal platform to initiate investment leads, network and enhance business prospects,” Maldivian officials said.
Bilateral Investment Treaty
Opportunities for investment in, and trade with the Maldives, will increase manifold when a Bilateral Investment Treaty and an Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement are signed by the Maldives and the UAE this year. Negotiations for the two agreements have already been concluded.
The MIF in Dubai is the most exclusive package offering excellent exposure both before and during the event.
Platinum Sponsors will each enjoy a premium stall in the exhibition area to showcase their business or project. They will get dedicated time at the day-case stage for presentations, and reserved spaces in the B2B networking area along with an array of branding opportunities.
Platinum sponsors are also offered the opportunity to be a ‘prime sponsor’ for the Gala Dinner at an additional premium of USD 10,000. Benefits will include a speaking slot and video advertising opportunity during the Gala Dinner.
Platinum Gold Silver Visitor
This package will offer the second highest level of exposure in the various exposure segments offered both during and before the event. The main features of the Gold Package include a standard stall in the widely accessible exhibition area, dedicated coverage in the “Invest Maldives” magazine and advertising options during the event.
The Silver package will provide dedicated coverage in the “Invest Maldives” magazine as well as invitation to the exclusive networking Gala Dinner. Opportunity will be available for Silver Sponsors to either take up a standard stall and /or a day case presentation slot as well as video wall options as an add-on feature.
Free For Visitors
Interested participants in MIF 2017 can register as a Visitor for free. Once the MIF receives your registration request, it will confirm your participation via email. Visitors will have the opportunity to choose any of the add-on features on offer including a standard stall, day-case stage presentation slot or opportunity to feature in the “Invest Maldives” magazine.
The MIF is aimed at bridging the gap between today’s global business landscape and the booming Maldivian economy. It aims to introduce lucrative investment opportunities in Maldives, its openness to foreign investments, its tailor made legal framework, Special Economic Zones Act and other benefits to international investors.
The MIF is for international and local investors, government entities, consultants and individual businesses that are looking to expand beyond their current scope and venture into the global arena, officials said.
Maldivian businesses can also derive great advantages from this opportunity by taking their portfolio directly to the biggest players in the region, in a conducive and dynamic environment.
This year, MIF will see leading international business names, key business and government figures from the UAE, top government officials from the Maldives, major government corporations, big names in the Maldives private sector, and international legal experts, all converging and synergizing in the global city of Dubai.
Registration is simple and easy, MIF says. Intending participants can either apply via the official website www.mif.mv or call the registration hotline +960-77-99-649. You could also send an email to [email protected]
Registration is currently open and free for visitor on FCFS basis. However, participants can become a partner at MIF2017 by opting for a ‘Partner Package’ of either Platinum, Gold or Silver, each tailor made based on valuable feedback from MIF2016.
Visitors can get coverage by utilizing the add-on features such as video advertising, magazine feature, stall setup and so on.
(The featured picture at the top shows the Maldivian Minister of Economic Development Mohamed Saeed addressing an earlier edition of MIF)