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Dubai Airport Freezone Supports Outstanding Australian Exporters

Dubai Airport Freezone Supports Outstanding Australian Exporters

Dearin & Associates was proud to represent the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) at the prestigious Premier’s NSW Export Awards on the evening of Thursday 23 October, 2014 at Doltone House in Sydney.

The Premier's NSW Export Awards recognise New South Wales’ businesses for excellence and achievement in exporting - rewarding and profiling the best of the best enterprises in exporting from around the state.

On DAFZA’s behalf, Cynthia Dearin, Managing Director of Dearin & Associates presented the Online Sales Award to Sydney-based firm, Shoes of Prey, which was founded in 2009 by Jodie Fox, Michael Fox and Mike Knapp.

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Pictured: Cynthia Dearin, Managing Director, Dearin & Associates with Jodie Fox, Director of Fashion and Founder, Shoes of Prey.

Speaking from Dubai, Mr. Jamal Bin Marghoob, Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications department at DAFZA congratulated Shoes of Prey on the award and said that DAFZA was delighted to have the opportunity to sponsor the category.

“We are proud to support outstanding Australian exporters, and keen to encourage them to establish themselves in Dubai, a city which presents abundant opportunities for entrepreneurial export companies”, he said.

Established in 1996, DAFZA has evolved into one of the world’s leading free zones, winning the Financial Times awards for Global Free Zone of the Future 2012/13 and Best Economic Free Zone in the Middle East 2013/14.

The Freezone helps international and local organisations start their businesses in Dubai by assisting them to obtain a business license and set up operations in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) commercial capital.

“DAFZA’s mission is to add value to the UAE economy by providing integrated business solutions and attracting regional and international investors looking for a unique business platform to Dubai”, said Mr. Marghoob.

DAFZA’s clients include leading brands such as Boeing, Aibus, Thales, Clarins, Sumitomo, Heinz, Fossil and Mitsubishi, to name just a few.

“Dearin & Associates is pleased to be assisting DAFZA as it seeks to attract Australian companies to establish themselves in the Middle East’s premier commercial centre”, said Cynthia Dearin.

About Cynthia Dearin

Cynthia Dearin is an international business expert, business author and keynote speaker on the topic of leadership. She owns Dearin & Associates, an international business consulting firm specialising in fast-growing emerging markets, which provides companies with the commercial intelligence and strategies, cultural skills and trusted contacts that they need to succeed in new countries.

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