FT Morocco Series - Website


Financial Times Live, the global conferences and events arm of the Financial Times newspaper, gathers pre-eminent public and private sector decision-makers, visionaries and strategists from the world’s most important economies and industries for a wide range of interactive, agenda-setting programmes that combine the power of on-site discussion and networking with the flexibility of live-streamed broadcasting.Chaired by senior journalists from the Financial Times, the world’s leading business newspaper, the summits, conferences and strategic forums organised by Financial Times Live provide audiences attending either in person or remotely with the opportunity to listen to and interact with speakers of the highest calibre in lively and stimulating debates that cover the key issues of our time.All conference programmes are devised by expert content developers in collaboration with the FT editorial team to ensure the same high quality of debate and analysis -- along with the integrity and accuracy -- that the newspaper is renowned for. Speakers and delegates are drawn from the most senior levels of industry, commerce and government. Highly experienced logistical teams ensure a seamless conference experience for attendees at carefully chosen venues enhanced by cutting-edge technology and design concepts. Many events will be streamed live to meet the demands of a fast-growing online audience.

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Created in July 2009 with the status of public establishment, the Moroccan Investment Development Agency is the organ in charge of the development and promotion of investment in Morocco. AMDI offers investors a welcoming and informative space to:
• Inform
• Assist
• Give support to their investment efforts
• Facilitate contact with local partners and public administrations
• Provide them with the best environment for the development of their business.
• Raise awareness of what Morocco has to offer in the field of investment
• Promote the investment in Morocco through events (conferences, seminars, roadshows, etc.) and communication campaigns aiming to improve the economic “image” of the country
• Attract investors through its expertise and international network; AMDI has developed a proactive commercial strategy that seeks to offer investors unique business opportunities in Morocco
• Ensure a professional and personalized welcome
• Offer investors useful information for the successful development of their projects
• Offer assistance and technical support to investors through each step of their projects
• Carry out the mandate as Secretariat of the Investment’s Committee chaired by the Chief of government
• Support the development of investment through After Care service
• Recommend and share with the public authorities the necessary mechanisms to improve the business setting.



Established in 1927, FICCI is one of the largest and oldest apex business organizations in India. FICCI’s history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, industrialization and emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. FICCI has contributed to this historical process by encouraging debate, articulating the private sector's views and influencing policy. A not-for-profit organization, FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. FICCI draws its membership from the corporate sector, both private and public, including MNCs; FICCI enjoys an indirect membership of over 2,50,000 companies from various regional chambers of commerce. FICCI provides a platform for sector specific consensus building and networking and is the first port of call for Indian industry and the international business community.

Our Vision
To be the thought leader for industry, its voice for policy change and its guardian for effective implementation.

Our Mission
To carry forward our initiatives in support of rapid, inclusive and sustainable growth that encompasses health, education, livelihood, governance and skill development. To enhance the efficiency and global competitiveness of the Indian industry and to expand business opportunities both in domestic and foreign markets through a range of specialized services and global linkages.


The Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA) has been an important bridge between the financial sectors in North America and the Middle East for thirty years. A New York-based professional association, ABANA provides its members with access to timely business intelligence, direct contact to industry leaders and opportunities to make meaningful professional connections. The Association promotes global exchange and acts as a forum for policy discussions that enhance understanding of the business culture and capital flows between North America and the MENA region. It also provides international business leaders with a focused platform from which to connect to the right audience when in the United States. ABANA’s 600 individual members and 80 member institutions represent a diverse group of Arab and non-Arab professionals in finance and related industries, based both in the US and the MENA region. Find out more at www.arabbankers.org.

About Moroccan American Trade & Investment Center

The Moroccan American Trade and Investment Center (MATIC) was established as an initiative of His Majesty King Mohammad VI as a vehicle to promote the Morocco-US free trade agreement and stronger bilateral commercial ties. MATIC is an American based non-profit trade association that assists Morocco in its quest to encourage economic growth and stability through the promotion of its private sector. Through its Brand Morocco program, MATIC has identified strategies for firms electing to take advantage of the unique location that Morocco provides as a platform from which new business initiatives can be launched into markets throughout the region.

About the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce 

To promote, support, and strengthen U.S.-Arab business and economic cooperation. The National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC), established over 40 years ago, is America’s longest serving organization dedicated to U.S.-Arab business.  NUSACC is widely regarded as the voice of American business in the Arab world and the premier private sector portal to the United States for Arab commercial enterprises. The Chamber is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that is registered under U.S. law as a 501-c-6 chamber of commerce.  NUSACC is an independent, membership-driven entity that receives no income from foreign governments.

About the Bilateral U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce 

Founded in 1997, the Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce is an exclusive membership-based network of global leadership and a highly respected international resource for facilitating meaningful business connections between the U.S. and Middle East/North Africa (MENA). The Bilateral Chamber’s impressive membership roster spans a wide variety of sectors and includes Fortune 500 firms, leading MENA public and private sector enterprises, as well as thought leadership and academic institutions. Through a series of world-class programming and a keen ability to foster strategic connections, the Bilateral Chamber provides their member organizations with the insight and access necessary to solidify the foundation of mutual respect and economic opportunity that underpins the peace and prosperity of both regions. Learn more at http://www.bilateralchamber.org 

About the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC)

The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce has been acting for sixty years with the objective of boosting economic, cultural and tourist exchange between Arabs and Brazilians. It has achieved an active role in the development of the relationship between these people. Our objective is to consolidate and expand partnerships, generate opportunities and, mainly, bring Brazilians and Arabs together, acting as facilitators for the flow of information between them. As a member of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for Arab Countries, it is recognized, for its credibility and extensive activities, as the only recognized representative in Brazil of the commercial interests of the League of Arab States - an organization that congregates 22 independent countries that have Arabic as their official language.