The Philippine Trade and Investment Center – UAE organized an institutional participation at the 3rd Annual Investment Meeting 2013 held at the Dubai International Conference and Exhibition Center in Dubai, U.A.E. from April 30 to May 2, 2013. The event was a FDI focused-conference program cum exhibition organized by the UAE Ministry of Economy. a platform to project developers to present their projects and an opportunity to meet with serious investors through the pre-arranged B2B/B2G meetings.

Philippine Ambassador to UAE Grace Princesa, Consul General to Dubai Frank Cimafranca and PTIC Dubai attended the Opening Ceremonies of the AIM Conference. During the Opening Ceremonies, the video presentation of AIM presented during the Opening Ceremonies, the Philippines was one of the five countries marked as one of the Emerging Markets to be watched out. At the Philippine booth, investment brochures were distributed to prospective investors, financiers, consultants, real estate developers and other visitors to the Philippine. PTIC UAE also discussed the strong economic indicators and positive developments in the Philippines which are creating opportunities for profitable business ventures. Inquiries on basic investment matters as well as opportunities in specific sectors such as Philippine real estate, agriculture/agribusiness and tourism were received from prospective investors.