Gala and evenings  •  Event report  •  Evènements

FCCIB Annual Gala Dinner & Orchestra Concert – 12.12.2018

FCCIB organized its Annual Gala Dinner to celebrate its 3rd year anniversary, on 12 December 2018.

The event was held under the Patronage of H.E. Zayed Al Zayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism and welcomed more than 270 persons in the surroundings of the Ritz-Carlton.

FCCIB Chairman, Mr. Jean-Christophe Durand, opened the ceremony with a speech about the big achievements of the Chamber during the past 3 years. H.E. Zayed Al Zayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism was invited then on stage to talk about the economic and business  ties between France and Bahrain, and the achievements of MOIC to facilitate and ease business implementations in Bahrain . Mr. Frédéric Sanchez, Chairman of Fives Group and President of MEDEF International announced during his speech the signature of the MoU between FCCIB and MEDEF International, on the day of the event, and the future collaboration between both establishments .


FCCIB Annual Gala Dinner was attended by many VVIPs and VIPs among which H.E. Zayed Al Zayani, Minister of Industry, Mr. Mahmood Al Kooheji, CEO of Mumtalakat, Mrs. Ahlam Janahi, President of Bahrain Businesswomen’s society, Mr. Sameer Nass, Chairman of BCCI, Mr. Jean-Philippe Fabregas, first secretary at the French Embassy, Ambassadors, Board members and members of FCCIB and friends of France in Bahrain and the GCC.


The main entertainment for this festive evening was the performance of the ‘Orchestre de Chambre’ Artie’s, coming from France on this special occasion and sponsored by BNP Paribas.

A Big Raffle Draw was then organized with major prizes among which Business Class return-tickets to France offered by Gulf Air, Business Class return-tickets to Maldives offered by Oman Air, Economy Class return-tickets to France (Air France – KLM), night-stays in luxurious 5-star hotels  and many more!


FCCIB would like to thank once again all the sponsors that contributed to this unique event and contributing in making this celebration an Annual Rendez-Vous for the French Business Community in Bahrain.

Presenting Partner: BNP Paribas 

Diamond Sponsor: Fives Group Middle East

Platinum Sponsors: VinciAxaGulf Air

Gold Sponsors: NBBKPMGRoland BergerImerysUNEECO (representing Schneider Electric), Oman Air

Silver Sponsors: Daniel DécorInstalluxBMMI ShopsAxens, JTPC Services

Partner: Netiks

In-kind sponsors: Sharif GroupAl Hawaj


All the pictures of the event available here

Share this page Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Linkedin

All the information about Covid-19 in Bahrain

A special page has been created on FCCIB's website to gather all the relevant information regarding the outbreak of Covid-19 in the country


Are you starting to export ?