MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
Types of membership
 
The membership categories are:
  i.     Honorary Members
  ii.     Italian Supporting Corporate Members
  iii.    Italian Corporate Members
  iv.    Italian Non Corporate Members
  v.     UAE Supporting Corporate Members
  vi.    UAE Corporate Members
  vii.   UAE Non Corporate Members
viii.  No Profit Members
 
  Honorary Members
  1. H.E. the Chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry;
  2. H.E. the Italian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates;
  3. H.E. the Consul General of Italy;
  4. The Italian Trade Commissioner (I.C.E.);
  5. The Presidents of other Italian Business Councils present in the Country that cooperate   with the with 
    I. B. C. D.”
  6. The former Presidents of the, if resident in the U.A.E.
  7. “Any other member so elected by the General Assembly I. B. C. D.”
   
 
Italian Supporting Corporate Members

 

The representatives of Italian companies that carry on major business or with at least 5 employees (in Italy, in the UAE or elsewhere) operating in the Country throughout branches, representative offices or any other legal entity and/or in association with others, with not than less than 49% of local entity owned by Italian citizens or Italian companies; or local entities fully owned by Italian citizen/s or Italian companies that have associated with the “I. B. C. D.”, having duly paid their membership fee.
 

 

Italian Corporate Members

 

The representatives of Italian companies with less than 5 employees (in Italy, in the UAE or elsewhere) operating or having business interests in the Country through branches, representative offices or any other legal entity and/or in commercial or partnership with others, with not than less than 49% of local entity owned by Italian citizens or Italian companies; or local entities fully owned by Italian citizen/s or Italian companies that are associated with the “I. B. C. D.”, having duly paid their membership fee.

 

Italian Non Corporate Members

 

Italian businessmen or professionals, resident and duly employed in the United Arab Emirates, practicing an industrial, commercial or professional activity not eligible for other categoriesor working for government organization, who are associated with the “I. B. C. D.”, having duly paid their membership fee.
 

 

UAE Supporting Corporate Members

 

The representatives of non-Italian companies in the Country, operating through branches, representative offices or any other legal entity and/or in association with others, having business interests and/or relationships with Italy and Italian companies are associated with the “I.B.C.D.”, having duly paid their membership fee.
 

 

UAE Corporate Members

 

The representatives of non-Italian companies in the Country that, operating through branches, representative offices or any other legal entity and/or in association with others, have business interests and/or relationship with Italy and Italian companies, are associated with the “I.B.C.D.”, having duly paid their membership fee.
 

 

UAE Non Corporate Members

UAE or not Italian individual resident in the U.A.E that have business interests and/or relationship with Italy and Italian companies, and are associated with the “I. B. C. D.” have duly paid their membership fee. 

No Profit Members 

Not Profit Membership shall be open to any organization (i) established in Dubai and/or the Northern Emirates, UAE, GCC or Italy or in the world (ii) operating under a not-for-profit or charitable permission, licence or otherwise granted by an appropriate authority and (iii) with a demonstrable interest in the development of Italy and UAE links. Not for Profit Members are subject to membership fee unless otherwise decided by the Board of Directors from time to time.
   
Enrollment

Enrollment applications shall be addressed to the Council’s Administrative Board or (AB). The acceptance of the member will be governed by the ‘By-law’.
The membership validity period is for one (1) calendar year and shall be renewable.
Failure to pay the annual fee will result in the suspension of membership.
The enrollment or renewal becomes effective after the payment of the membership fees.
The membership fee levels are established at the Annual General Assembly. The (AB) may have the authority to waive the payment of membership fees in special cases. It is also accepted the payment of membership fees against products in kind or services.