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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR PATRON 
 
Campden Wealth wishes to avail itself the opportunity to heartily thank and express our sincerest gratitude to our Patron for the kind and continued support: 
 
Sheikha Latifa Mohammed bin Mujirin Al Murrar espoused to His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Ahmad bin Juma Al Maktoum, Managing Principal, AFAQ Group, UAE
 
 
MIDDLE EAST HONORARY FAMILY ADVISORY COMMITTEE 
 
Campden Wealth are eternally grateful for the exemplary guidance and thought leadership provided by members of our honorary committee. This year, we welcome two new members to the committee which now comprises: 
 
His Excellency Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Bin Harmal Sons Group, UAE
Muhammad Al Agil, Jarir Group & Jarir Investment, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Fady Debbane, Debbane-Saikali Group, Lebanon
Mishal H. Kanoo, The Kanoo Group, UAE-Oman
Asher Noor, Altouq Group, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Khalid Al Zayani, Alzayani Investment Group of Companies, Kingdom of Bahrain
 
A CRUCIAL JUNCTURE AND NEW BUSINESS PARADIGM
 
Today, families in the Gulf and wider Middle East are at a pivotal moment during one of the deepest transformations the region has witnessed. Private wealth has surged to $8trillion and the 2030 economic vision creates a new business paradigm for active families. 
 
So crucial is this juncture that after a decade of success, Campden Wealth are manifesting a marked move from a focus on the “family office” to the evolving “family enterprise” structures, which now form the bedrock of vitality for the family portfolio of investments as well as operating assets. 
 
Probing the key topics families face – growth, governance, asset allocation and strategy – this collaborative, albeit private initiative will bring inspirational energy and candid insight from respected, active families on how to invest, structure and plan for the future to ensure multigenerational success. 
 
 
HEADLINES ASIDE, TREND LINES AS FOLLOWS
 
Private wealth in the Gulf region is anticipated to hit $12 trillion by 2021 
A generational transfer of wealth of over $1 trillion is expected in the next decade, with worrying statistics on succession and the need to adopt best in class governance
Start-up activity illustrates plenty of upside – some prominent examples are the acquisitions of Souq by Amazon and Namshi by Emaar Malls
Optimising asset allocation while identifying safe havens amidst a rebounding global economy and geopolitical tensions is key to preserving wealth
The fourth industrial evolution adds another dimension for those seeking a competitive advantage, better efficiencies and returns - but technological change can be a double edged sword
Level of wealth controlled by women in the GCC is estimated to be $216 billion - albeit with a very significant “dormant” owing to a lack of service options and barriers. The new business paradigm will see women playing an increasingly important role in family wealth, allocation and leadership
 
5 PRACTICAL TAKEAWAYS… HOW TO?
 
1. Evolve your family enterprise and succeed in the new economic environment
 
2. Govern transitions of leadership, ownership, succession and wealth creation
 
3. Determine portfolio investments in and out of your family business and family office
 
4. Plan for growth balancing family culture, business realities, development strategies and NxG interests
 
5. Protect assets and capital – tax transparency, cyber security, new wealth management structures, and more
 
FROM THE GULF TO THE GLOBE
 
For those who qualify, the forum will act as a bridge between active Middle Eastern families and their Asian, North American and European counterparts to start the journey of discovery, gain insight into changing markets, and a platform to nurture new opportunities for current and future generations. 
 
Families across 20 countries are participating. 
 
 
WHO CAN ATTEND?
 
Members of ultra-affluent business-owning families
Family office executives and board members (accompanied by family)
Ultra-high-net-worth private investors
 
Taking place under Chatham House rule - no press, no recording, no reporting. 
 
 
For more information on the upcoming conference please contact: 
 
Speaking opportunity - email aneelkhan@campdenwealth.com
 
Attending as a delegate - email omarchergui@campdenwealth.com
 
Sponsorship opportunity - email kevingrant@campdenwealth.com