Trade Promotion Services

We have promoted trade in partnership
with over 50 international clients

Founded in 1999, we operate in multiple industry verticals across the GCC states, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman. Based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, our 20 team members develop business throughout the region on behalf of international clients who aim to successfully set up and expand their footprint in the region.


Provincial Governments

Federal Governments

Trade Promotion Agencies

Export Bodies

Embassies & Consulates

Industry Associations /              Clusters


B2B Meetings & Receptions

Sector & Country Specific Market Research

Inbound & Outbound Trade Delegations

Analysis of Company incorporation Strategy


Outbound Hosted Buyer Programs

Workshops & Product Presentations

Dedicated On The Ground Representation

Sample Portfolio

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Ontario Ministry of Intl. Trade

Appointed as “GCC Trade Development Representative” for the Ontario Ministry of International Trade.

Support GCC export opportunities for Ontario SMEs through market intelligence, trade fair participation and B2B programs.

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Basque Trade and Investment

Appointed as Trade Consultant for the Basque Trade and Invest Programin the GCC

Support individual Basque SMEs and government entities in multiple sectors with trade partner research,market studies, B2B contact building and product launching.

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Switzerland Global Enterprise

Trade consultancy for several Swiss SMEs via Switzerland Global Enterprise:

Our services included compiling sector specific research reports and developing B2B program for Swiss companies in various industry sectors looking to nurture contacts with local business partners and importers in UAE, Qatar and Oman.

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Apex Brazil

Trade consultancy for Apex Brazil and related Brazilian Trade Promotion Agencies:

Our services included research and identifying GCC companies interested in buying Brazilian products with potential buyers and “multipliers” (associations and media) invited to visit Brazil as part of Hosted Buyer Programs.

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Istanbul Chamber of Commerce

Project objective: increase visibility and B2B program for Turkish exhibitors at 7 consecutive editions of the annual SIAL Middle East food exhibitions in Abu Dhabi (2012-2018)

Organize industry briefing seminars and hosted buyers sessions, B2B meetings (on- and offsite) for Turkish food exporters during the annual SIAL Middle East show.

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German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Project objective: Planning and execution of a 5-day trade delegation of German food manufacturers to the UAE.

Organize an industry briefing workshop, product presentation event and individual B2B program per exporter.

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Pilz (Germany -Safety Automation)

Project objective: Develop a pipeline for distributorship representation of Pilz for the GCC markets.

Research, contact and verify leading automation system integrators of the UAE in order to prepare talks and pipeline for distributorship and regional representation.

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Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters Association (IHKIB)

Project objective: Organize a Hosted Buyers Mission from UAE, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to attend the biannual “Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul”.

Research and identify companies and “influencers” interested in buying Turkish fashion products to visit Turkey as part of two separate Hosted Buyer programs.

Why Sesam

Total GCC Coverage

Multi-Sector Expertise

Diversified Experience

European Leadership Team

Multilingual In-House Team

Established Contact Base