You are cordially invited to the Austrian Business Council Annual General Assembly! The main purpose of the evening is to review the progress of the ABC and to elect the Administrative Board for the next 2 years.
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 at 18:00
Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai

18:00 – 19:30 I Annual General Assembly – ABC members only
“¢ Welcome & Report by the Chairman Mr. Werner Baumgartner
“¢ Report by the Secretary General Mr. Richard Bandera
“¢ Amendment of ABC Statutes
“¢ Overview Membership
“¢ Approval of Accounts
“¢ Discharge from liability of the Board
“¢ Miscellaneous
“¢ Election of the Administrative Board
If you have topics that you wish to add to the agenda, pleased hand these in 2 weeks prior to the meeting (Tuesday, 14 May at the latest).
20:00 – 21:30 I Iftar at BAHR Restaurant – ABC members, family, friends & guests
To conclude the evening and to welcome the newly elected Administrative Board, we will enjoy a casual Iftar in the beautiful atmosphere of the BAHR restaurant. Please note, the cost is AED 166 per person and every guest pays as per consumption.
RSVP Please confirm your attendance until Thursday, 23 May by following the REGISTRATION LINK.


If you are unable to attend, please nominate a proxy by notifying the Secretary General prior to the assembly.
Please note that the proxy must be a member of the ABC, and may only represent one other member.
All members who are entitled to vote can nominate themselves for election to the Administrative Board.
If you wish to stand for election, please submit a current CV and kindly note down in four sentences your foreseen contributions and expectations to the Austrian Business Council as well as the Austrian Business Community in the UAE and please indicate/suggest further ideas on how to expand and improve the ABC services.
Furthermore, we kindly ask you to highlight the facts on how you, your company or your business is related to Austria.
We are looking forward to receiving your nomination by Tuesday, 7 May (email:
The members of the Administrative Board shall be elected for a period of 2 years and need to be able to communicate in German. A majority of the Administrative Board shall be Austrian passport holders.
The final program as well as the list of candidates for the election will be shared in due course. If you have any questions, please send an email to