A membership with the Austrian Business Council is available to every company or individual with direct or indirect business relations to Austria. Currently we offer two different membershis: the Individual and the Corporate membership.

Signing up is easy: complete the application form below and we will be in touch with you shortly.

BENEFITS

  • Free or discounted entry to ABC events and Joint Business Council events
  • Receive the ABC Newsletter and learn about relevant developments and news in the GCC region
  • Interact with the Austrian Commercial Counsellor, other Officials at the Austrian Embassy and the Austrian Trade Delegations in the region
  • Preferential prices for Austrian business conference, e.g. AUSTRIA CONNECT GULF
  • Grow your personal and professional network in UAE
  • Present yourself or your company profile and yourself presented on our ABC website
  • As an Austrian citizen and member of the ABC you are automatically member of the “Auslandsösterreicher Weltbund” (if you wish) and can benefit from all their services free of charge
  • Information portal through Facebook / LinkedIn

The ABC frequently hosts business related and social events: 

  • Business breakfasts or breakfast seminars on selected latest and relevant topics with signature speakers
  • Casual networking events
  • Social and family events (e.g. yearly ABC Desert Tour)
  • Joint Business Council events
  • Company and factory visits for a peak behind the scenes of businesses in UAE
  • Corporate Membership

    The Corporate Membership is available to any company in the UAE with a direct or indirect link to Austria or any company in Austria with a direct business link to UAE. The current fee for a Corporate Membership is AED 2,000 per business year (which runs from 1st February – 31st January).

    1. Three of your employees will benefit from free entry or discounted prices for ABC and Joint Council events
    2. As many employees as desired will receive ABC invitations and newsletters
    3. Present your company at our member directory on our website
    4. Make use of the Priority Business Schengen Visa service
    5. Enjoy discounted rates on Emirates flights
    6. Automatic and free membership with the “Auslandsösterreicher Weltbund” for all Austrian citizens in the company
    7. Draw attention to your business – the ABC is delighted to host your company presentation
    8. Make use of our channels to distribute your newsletters/ mailings or special offers
  • Individual Membership

    The Individual Membership is available to any  individual in the UAE with a direct or indirect link to Austria or any individual in Austria with a direct link to the UAE. The current fee for the Individual Membership is AED 700 per business year (which runs from 1st February – 31st January)

    1. Benefit from free entry or discounted prices for ABC-  and Joint Council events
    2. Receive ABC invitations and newsletters
    3. Present yourself in the member directory on our website
    4. Make use of the Priority Business Schengen Visa service
    5. Enjoy discounted rates for Emirates fligthts
    6. Become a member with the “Auslandsösterreicher Weltbund” free of charge (applicable for Austrian citizens only)
  • Spouse Membership

    If you are a member with us already and wish to enable your spouse access to the full range of ABC events and benefits, then simply complete a “ABC Spouse Membership” for only AED 300 per year. If you are interested, please send an email to office@austrianbc.ae

  • Community Support Membership

    The Community Support Membership is specifically designed for non-profit or charitable organizations. Whether a company qualifies for a community support membership is subject to an ABC board decision. If you are intersted, please send an email to office@austrianbc.ae