We promote commercial interests for Norwegian companies in the UAE and create opportunities for Norwegians residing in the UAE to meet, collaborate and learn.

What we do

NBC is an active forum for Norwegian companies and business people to exchange experience and draw knowledge about business-related issues in Dubai. We encourage all newcomers, as well as already established Norwegian companies, to become members. Our strength and value is all about having a broad range of businesses represented and a variety of experiences to be shared.

Social Events

We host social events in accordance with Norwegian traditions, and welcome the Norwegian community in Dubai to meet and socialize.

Professional Events

In collaboration with individuals, companies and government entities we host professional events for learning and networking.


We facilitate contact and meetings between organizations and individuals to support and promote Norwegian business interests.


We inform our members about important issues in regional business and politics through our website, newsletter and events.

Team Norway

Together with the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Innovation Norway and other partners, we are part of the cross-collaboration group Team Norway.


The UAE has a vibrant Norwegian community of expats, professionals, entrepreneurs and investors.

Norwegian SME's operate in the UAE

Norwegians live in the UAE


of NBC's members are entrepreneurs


Our work is made possible by the generous contributions of our platinum sponsors:

Membership benefits

A membership in the Norwegian Business Council gives you numerous benefits


  • Participate in business-related events to keep you on top of the latest regional developments.
  • Get exclusive invitations to events hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce
  • Expand your social and your professional network
  • Connect with the Nordic community in Dubai through social events like dinners, golf tournaments and sundowners
  • Promote your own business through our channels
  • Support NBC’s work for the common good of all Norwegian businesses and individuals in the region
  • Access to support and advice from professionals in a wide range of fields

Our members

  • Expats – 62%
  • Entrepreneurs – 14%
  • Investors – 9%
  • Local hires – 5%

Newsletter – October 2019 it in your browser.

UAEs nye firma- og visumregler

Tidlig sommer 2018 publiserte regjeringen i UAE at det blir gjort store endringer rundt eierskap i lokale bedrifter og visum for enkelte yrkesgrupper. Denne artikkelen tar for seg hva som ble kommunisert, og hvordan det kan påvirker livet for nordmenn i UAE.

Situasjonen i Qatar – hvordan påvirker det norske forretninger i UAE?

I lys av det endrede politiske landskapet etter mandagens nyheter har NBC arbeidet for å samle informasjon om hva slags betydning det kan ha for norske forretninger i UAE. 

LET’s get acquainted

Moving to Dubai? Starting a business? Curious about NBC membership? No question is too big or small. Let us know how we can help you.


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