On 12 October 2021, the first annual Reanda International Middle East and Africa regional meeting was held through video conference and was well attended by some 27 partners and personnel from Middle East and African network firms across 11 countries as well as the Reanda International Beijing headquarters and Hong Kong administrative office.
The meeting, as hosted by the Middle East and Africa regional president Mr. Avinash Jagetiya, aims to facilitate mutual collaboration and strengthen the exchanges amongst network firms. During the opening speech, Chairman Mr. Huang highlighted the resilience performance of the regional members during the challenging pandemic year, the growing momentum of referral cases in the Middle East and Africa region and Reanda International’s unwavering and continuous support to its network firms. He also introduced the further enhanced structure of Beijing headquarters for providing better services and resources available to Reanda members as well as the latest plan in generating business opportunities to members. Mr. Franklin Lau, CEO of Reanda International, spoke about the potential business opportunities in the region, network’s progress of seeking Forum of Firms membership, enhancement on Reanda brand’s digital presence as well as the network’s strategic expansion plan in the 2nd half of 2021. The regional president Mr. Jagetiya continued the meeting by sharing his insights on strengthening network’s presence in Middle East and Africa, suggestions on network’s future development as well as introducing the current situation and new major regulations in the UAE.
The meeting was then continued by a fruitful discussion over potential cooperating opportunities amongst Middle East and African network firms, suggestions for the network as well as the economic impacts of COVID-19 on their respective countries/ regions. During the meeting, Reanda UAE managing director Mr. Sunil Jagetiya introduced the Expo 2020 Dubai and shared the major features and potential business opportunities brought by it.
This virtual meeting was a resounding success while all attending members exchanged valuable insights on network’s future development in order to cater for the buoyant demand of Reanda’s clients, as well as to understand the development of each network firm and their strategies in overcoming difficulties in this challenging times.