IMEC Business Trips

Experience Global Business & Intercultural Management first hand in Dubai & Abu-Dhabi


The IMEC Business Trips are a unique offer to enhance the international and intercultural competences of Young Professionals and managers. You will experience international business live.

You visit global players, look behind the scenes and get an idea about the impact of culture and religion on business  in the global growth regions, learn about the secrets of success of international managers and discuss with experts of renowned companies.

Strengthen your international management competence!

Discover Dubai & Abu Dhabi

25.08. - 31.08.2018

During the last 30 years the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have become an important hot spot for Global Business, Tourism and International logistics. Having once been small unimportant desert countries especially Dubai & Abu Dhabi have shown how to create totally unique vibrant cities featuring spectacular buildings, luxury hotels, unique island resorts and mega shopping malls at the speed of light. 

Discover Dubai & Abu Dhabi with our exclusive Business Trips. These are focusing on:

  • Specific aspects of the Arabian business in the international economic environment
  • The impact of Arabian culture, tradition and religion on business


The result:

You will be prepared for your personal international career by understanding influences and behaviours in this globalized business world. 

The exclusive concept at a glance: 

The unique business trip provides a once in a lifetime opportunity by opening doors to international companies, a chance to discuss with experienced managers & intercultural insights and trainings. The trip is supported by Emirates Airlines, the German Emirati Joint Council of Trade and Commerce and many renowned partners. And you will receive a high-quality certificate – a real upgrade for your CV.

The intensive educational journey typically includes (subject to change): 

  • Introduction into the growth region of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce (AHK)
  • Daily lectures and presentations with various topics from the field of modern international Management (Global Business, Intercultural Management etc.) 
  • Exclusive events at leading internationally operating companies including management dialogues and intensive discussions
  • Events to increase the knowledge and understanding of the major drivers „Tradition & Culture“ on social- and business life
  • Visit of historical sights and sanctuaries
  • Event at the Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding to understand customs and traditions in connection with a traditional Arabic Business Lunch
  • Field trip to the „Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve“
  • Many, many other highlights e.g. Dubai mall, Burj Khalifa

Highlights of the week


Desert safari between Dubai and Oman

  • Experience adventurous Dubai and its´ fascinating, endless Arabic Desert
  • With powerful 4x4 All-wheel Trucks we will cross the desert and „surf“ the highest Dunes 
  • After sunset we will visit an authentic beduin camp and enjoy an Arabian Dinner with typical food, belly dancing and traditional Shishas.
  • Give Camel riding a try
  • Day trip to Abu Dhabi (optional)
  • Visit the global business hub Abu Dhabi – the impressive capital city of the UAE 
  • Many magnificient buildings and picture spots are waiting along the exclusive City Tour 
  • Visit one of the most beautiful & largest mosques in the world: the renowned Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque – an overwhelming architecture
  • Experience sustainability & innovation in Masdar City – City of the Future. Where tomorrows´ technology, sustainable living and autonomous driving is already a daily routine.


The participation fee includes the following services:

  • Non-Stop flight with EMIRATES AIRLINES Frankfurt/Dubai (incl. Rail & Fly!)
  • Hotel **** (6 nights double room including breakfast buffet)
  • 6-8 hours of daily scheduled program plus evening events plus networking
  • All transfers to the appointments with a tour bus
  • All Entrance- / Participation-Fees  
  • Company visits incl. presentations from experienced professionals & managers
  • Unique Business Insights for study and career
  • Desert safari with traditional Arabian Dinner in an authentic Beduin Camp
  • Premium certificate for your CV


  • Day tour to the capital of the UAE – Abu Dhabi (99 €)
  • Burj Khalifa – Visit of the world´s highest Business Tower (from 41$)


All-In Fee: 1.495 Euro

* Number of participants is limited to 35

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Register for the IMEC Business Trip

Dear Young Professionals, 

We would be more than happy to welcome you on board our exclusive Business Trip. The fee for the trip is 1.495,- Euro plus the optional day trip to Abu Dhabi. The seats are limited to 35. After registering you will receive a confirmation with 5 business days. We are looking forward to having you on board! 

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