Since the initiation of our Trade Missions to the Middle East, we have partnered with leading organizations for travel, logistical and other support.
Emirates has been our airline of choice for delegates, particularly those making the long flight from the American West Coast to the region. In addition to perks for our delegates, Emirates provided first class upgrades for members of our delegation to make the journey to the region as comfortable as can be.
King & Spalding has been our partner legal advisor from the beginning of these trade missions, providing our GP delegates with invaluable information on cultural, marketing, legal, and shariah issues faced by international GPs in the Middle East.
Watar Partners, a leading independent financial services firm, was established in 2014 to provide financial advisory services to private investment offices of select families. They provide essential support and guidance for us in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
From 2013-2018, The US Commerce Department Certified Trade Mission Program to the Middle East was run by Chad Gracia. His delegations were invited by and hosted at the personal residences of the US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, two US Ambassadors to Oman (Ambassador Sievers and Ambassador Holtz) and others. In 2019 Discover America became a partner.