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The UAE Advantage – Shanghai, China


9:00 AM 🇨🇳


11:00 AM 🇨🇳

The UAE Advantage – Shanghai, China

Join us on November 23rd from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at Conrad Hotel Shanghai for an Exclusive Business Breakfast event hosted by Creative Zone. Discover the exciting opportunities of becoming a channel partner with Creative Zone and explore the immense benefits of expanding your business to Dubai. 

During the event, we will provide valuable insights and discuss the advantages of Starting a Business in the UAE and the benefits of entering the UAE’s thriving business landscape. Additionally, we will delve into the exciting prospects of obtaining a Golden Visa and how you and your family can benefit from a 10-Year Residency Visa in the UAE. 

Book your spot today to secure your place! This event presents an exceptional opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and explore various possibilities for business growth. 


Lorenzo Jooris

Lorenzo Jooris

CEO, Creative Zone

Lorenzo Jooris is the CEO of Creative Zone, Dubai’s leading business advisory firm. Jooris holds extensive and diverse experience in the Middle Eastern and South Asian business markets and retains an expert opinion on the regions’ SMEs and startup culture. He was the founder of One World Communications, a full-fledged multi-media powerhouse advising governments around the world in branding and communication strategies. He, later on, started LEADERS Middle East Magazine in the UAE and formulated ‘Leaders without Borders’ an initiative that promotes young social entrepreneurs’ development and Power Women of Arabia Debate. In 2018, he joined Arton Capital as the Vice President of global growth and strategy where he oversaw the international expansion of the company and was in charge of sales, marketing and events worldwide. Lorenzo is a firm believer in giving back to the community, and within Creative Zone he has spearheaded significant initiatives to help and support promising startups and entrepreneurs. He is also the author of “Recipes for a Better World” and serves as an advisor to the James Michel Foundation.


Catherine Wenyi S.

Senior Business Set-up Advisor at Creative Zone

Wenyi has worked in various international hotel chains as proactive sales since 2017, focusing on key account management and business development in Asia-Pacific Market. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management, major in International Business, from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, China. Over the past three years, she gains strong knowledge about the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia in terms of the setup, tax and local regulations. She is specialized in building corporate structure for international enterprises to expand into the Middle East and providing SME the most suitable setup solutions.

Dr. Sameer Al Ansari


Dr. Sameer Al Ansari is a highly experienced and qualified UK chartered accountant with over 30 years of senior corporate, operational, private equity investing, and strategic advisory experience. Currently serving as the CEO at RAK Digital Assets Oasis (RAK DAO) and RAK International Corporate Centre (RAK ICC), Dr. Al Ansari has held several prominent positions throughout his illustrious career. He was the Vice Chairman and COO of The Industrial Group before joining RAK ICC, and until 2011, he was the CEO of SHUAA Capital, a publicly listed full-service investment bank. Dr. Al Ansari has played a pivotal role in establishing Dubai Holding in 2004 and founded Dubai International Capital (“DIC”) where he served as its Executive Chairman and CEO, creating a global investment company with US$12 billion of assets under management. He has also previously served as Group CFO for The Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai. With his extensive knowledge and vast expertise, Dr. Al Ansari currently serves on several boards, including RAK ICC, Al Ramz Capital, TVM Healthcare Partners (GCC Healthcare Private Equity Fund), Eureeca Capital, and Marjan. He has also served on numerous regional and international boards such as the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) from 2004-2016. Dr. Al Ansari is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a member of the Institute’s advisory board for MENA. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Loughborough University for outstanding achievement and leadership in finance and was a visiting fellow at Oxford University Said Business School.

Faline Huang

CFO of Allsopp & Allsopp Group

Falline Huang is the charismatic and driven Chief Financial Officer of Allsopp & Allsopp Group. A leading real estate group that has been operating in Dubai since 2008. A results driven individual with over ten years of experience in financial services, Faline’s journey into this field began in early 2013, as an audit intern. Faline’s trajectory to becoming the Chief Financial Officer fell into place with her consistent determination toward learning and adapting to new trends in financial services. Being a certified CFA, Faline’s well rounded knowledge in finance, accounting, marketing and business administration further pioneered her strong analytical skills and logical thinking in dealing with dynamic business projects. A certified ACCA holder, Faline expresses an excellent ability to work independently under pressure, with great team spirit to conquer challenges collectively while mastering outstanding communication and presentation skills. This enabled Faline to work her way up as an audit intern at KMPG, to Citibank, eventually Emirates Group and now to Allsopp & Allsopp as the Chief Financial Officer. As Allsopp & Allsop’s CFO, Faline’s objectives continue to drive excellence and overall financial progression plans for the company and its 500 employees. Under her vision, the business has seen the implementation of better financial structures as well as the right tools and technology to implement data into the hands of the team.

Mr. John Zhang

Vice Chairman - Chamber of International Commerce Shanghai

Mr. John accomplished business executive with more than 15 years' experience on both Chinese market and Middle East Market, successfully leading business in multiple areas such as investment trust, internet and business consultancy. His rich experience in governmental and international public relations keeps him well connected with all kinds of partners from different regions and diverse areas. As early as 2003, he attended the Asia-Pacific Sixteen Ministerial Conference held by UNICEF in Bali Island, Indonesia, and participated in drafting the Bali Consensus as the leading member of Chinese delegation. Since 2004, he has been invited to attend various foreign affair receptions or events on business which held by Chinese central government or Shanghai municipal government as chamber leader with political or commercial leaders from different countries. During the Shanghai World EXPO 2010, he excellently served as the General Representative of China part of the Romania Pavilion. In 2023, Dubai Chamber announced the establishment of China Innovation Centre, he has been appointed as CEO of the centre. C.I.C is the Middle East's first high-tech showroom, event space and business expansion accelerator to support Chinese innovation companies to expand to UAE and beyond.


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