The BBBF will hold its
The BBBF will hold its annual charitable Poppy Ball at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa on Friday 9 November. Firmly established as one of the high points on Bahrain’s yearly social calendar, the Poppy Ball is held in cooperation with the British Business Association (BBA) from the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. One of the main attractions at the Poppy Ball is the attendance of the Chelsea Pensioners as VIP Guests of Honour.
This year, the BBBF will host three Chelsea pensioners: John Griffiths (Late SGT) 73 years, Peter Henry (Late WO1) 71 years; and Hugh Craig (Late WO1) 68 years.
The Poppy Ball will begin at 7:00 pm with a welcome reception and a buffet dinner, followed by music with DJ Alfie from 9:30 pm to dance the night away. Dress code is evening or cocktail dresses for ladies and dinner suits with black ties or national dress for gents.
A raffle will be organised during the ball with many exciting prizes up for grabs, including two British Airways Premium Class return tickets to London.
The Poppy Ball is organised in support of the Chelsea Pensioners Appeal and The Children and Mothers Welfare Society Bahrain. The society has been a leader in voluntary work in the Kingdom of Bahrain since 1953; and it has played a central role in the empowerment and uplifting of women and children in the kingdom.
For more details or to reserve a table, please contact the BBBF office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1781 3488.
(Friday) 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa
Held under the patronage of HRH
Held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and convened by leading financial intelligence platform Middle East Global Advisors in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain, the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) will take place on November 26th, 27th & 28th at the ART Rotana Hotel in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
This year’s conference will spearhead a host of discussions gravitating around the theme of “Islamic Finance & Sustainable Economic Growth in the Age of Disruption”. Join H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain and over 1300 distinguished Islamic finance veterans from across 50 countries, deliberate on key issues critical to shaping the future discourse of the Islamic Finance industry!
For 25 years, the World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) has solidified its reputation as the indisputable compass for the global Islamic finance and banking industry, building a robust platform that comprises of leading bankers, institutional investors, asset managers, policy makers, academics and other stakeholders from across the globe.
WIBC 2017 registered participation from a staggering 1200 delegates, 87 partners, 90 high profile speakers from across 50 countries, further boosting the powerful WIBC brand and its legacy. The distinguished line-up of speakers over the years includes H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor, Central Bank of Bahrain; H.E. Dr. Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), H.E. Dr. Ahmed Abdulkarim Alkholifey, Governor, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency & H.E. Hamood Sangour Al-Zadjali, Executive President, Central Bank of Oman, among others.
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26 (Monday) - 28 (Wednesday)