Finding clients and business development in Dubai and the Emirates

Grow your international sales

We provide strategic business development services to grow your presence in Dubai and the Emirates. We help you customize your offering for the country and follow-up on leads or approach new clients.
Especially technology products or sales to businesses or governments may have long sales cycles. Our continuous presence in Dubai and the Emirates ensures trust and prompt follow-up.
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How to sell your product or service in Dubai and the Emirates?

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), a federation of seven emirates in the Arabian Peninsula, has a population of about 9.9 million as of 2023. It is known for its oil wealth, futuristic architecture, and international business hubs.

The UAE’s economy, with a GDP per capita of around $43,000 USD in 2023, is highly diversified. Although oil and gas remain significant, sectors like finance, tourism, real estate, and aviation play major roles. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are key drivers of economic growth.

Dubai and UAE business culture

Dubai is one of the most cosmopolitan business centres in the Middle East, and a world trade hub. It is relatively easy to do business in Dubai compared to other Middle Eastern countries; Dubai ranks an impressive 22nd in the ease of doing business among 189 countries surveyed in the world.

Negotiation tactics in Dubai

While Dubai has a world-class business culture, the following tips will help conduct business professionally in the UAE:

  • Address people by their title and adopt a formal business approach
  • Though modern, Dubai, UAE is an Islamic country; it is best to understand and respect Islamic traditions when conducting business in Dubai
  • Touching Muslim women or engaging in eye contact with women is against local customs
  • Touching Muslim women or engaging in eye contact with women is against local customs
  • Lavish hospitality is the norm during meetings
  • Arabs are expert negotiators; expect tough bargaining and be prepared with a convincing pitch
  • Be sensitive to the presence of elderly persons and show them respect

Why use our business development services in Dubai and the Emirates?

We know the market from inside-out

We work with local teams, who already know the market, speak the language and know the business culture.

We are active in over 30 countries

We can compare different markets and as we can help you in all of them, we only favor the market that may work out best for you.

You Reduce your risks

We help you avoid cultural misunderstandings, compliance issues, and other risks associated with entering a new market.

Try our services in Dubai and the Emirates

Our structured approach for market entry

Alliance experts has a proven methodology to start or increase your sales in a new market.

Our local teams in over 30 countries help you define your pitch and convince the right sales channels or clients.

Month 1

Scan phase

  • We get to know your company and offering
  • We make a first long-list of potential distributors, partners or clients
  • We gather feedback from them on your product
  • We review the competition

Month 2

Launch phase

  • We develop the right pitch for this market
  • We list more targets until we have all relevant ones
  • We approach them with your offering
  • We evaluate and adjust the approach where needed

Month 3 and further

Grow phase

  • We follow up on new leads and previous contacts
  • We list and approach more targets where available
  • We involve you in case of interested prospects
  • Every month we report on all contacts we had

Customer Experiences

” Outstanding service! Found the perfect partners in within a few months. Our international sales skyrocketed thanks to their expertise. “

Mehmet Aksoy

RR Engineers

” Alliance Experts’ tailored strategies boosted our Europe market presence phenomenally. Exceptional service, highly recommended! “
Jing Zhang

Jing Zhang


” Invaluable local insights led to great distributor matches. Their approach revolutionized our market entry strategy. Highly recommend! “
Francis Huang

Francis Huang


” Alliance Experts strongly supported our growth in African markets. Innovative, effective strategies, and superb communication. “
James Martin

James Martin


” During our cooperation Alliance experts showed an effective approach and tracking, professionalism and provided the services reliably and on time. “
Nouraldine Banaeinejad

Nouraldin Banaeinejad

CAN Home appliances

” Alliance experts has helped us with clear insights in a market which was relatively new to us. Even under difficult circumstances they found good dealer candidates. “
Alliance Expert found distributors for Harley Davidson

Vitello Benevetti

Harley Davidson

Companies we've helped with Business development services

Harley Davidson
Draka Polymer Films
Wella Professionals

We are active in over 30 countries