Access Gulf States

Enterprise Ireland covers the Middle East & North Africa markets from its strategic office locations in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, and Doha. The Gulf States represent a significant market opportunity for export-focused Irish companies as a region heavily reliant on imports and with major ambitions for infrastructural development.

The Gulf region has become a hub for international air travel, connecting Ireland to Asian and African markets and facilitating global expansion for Irish enterprises. A recent economic report commissioned by the Arab-Irish Chamber of Commerce forecasts that Irish exports to the Arab markets have the potential to reach €9 billion over the next two decades.

Irish Innovation in the Gulf

Readiness Assessment

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Access Guide

Access: Gulf States contains strategic information on the Gulf market to facilitate Irish exports to the MENA region

Growth Sectors

Find key trends across the fastest growing industries in the Gulf, along with information on project leads

Enterprise Ireland MENA Events

12-13 October 2018

BMI Global Education Fairs, Dubai

15 October 2018

BMI Global Education Fairs, Abu Dhabi

23-25 October 2018

WETEX (Cleantech), Dubai

28-29 November 2018

University Expo (Education), Qatar

28-31 January 2019

Arab Health (Life Sciences), Dubai

April 2019

IECHE Riyadh (Education), Riyadh, KSA

April 2019

GHEDEX (Education), Oman

Office Details and Locations

4th Floor, Office 4b
H Dubai Office Tower
1 Sheikh Zayed Road
PO Box 115425
United Arab Emirates

+971-4-376 0401

Abu Dhabi
c/o Embassy of Ireland
Al Yasat Street off 6th Street
Al Bateen
P.O. Box 61581
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates


c/o Embassy of Ireland
Diplomatic Area
PO Box 94349

Riyadh 11693
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Office 825 8th Floor
Al Fardan Office Tower
West Bay


+974 4410 1735