The Iranian Consumer: Iran Investment Summit 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 London

About

Opening Plenary Session: Year in Review

  • Following the lifting of sanctions and Iran’s re-joining of the global economy, what have been the major success stories of 2016
  • What sectors have enjoyed the most FDI, and which ones still need it
  • What is the growth outlook for Iran at the moment, and will the positive trends continue into 2017 and onwards
  • Iran hopes to become the regional business hub, so how can investors plan ahead while infrastructure still requires so much improvement

 

Final Plenary Session: Looking Towards 2017

  • Iran is a country of 80 million, with only 10 million in Tehran. Where is looking like a good investment outside of the capital
  • Iran is looking to shift its population south. What opportunities can be found from this and how should this factor in long term planning
  • How to overcome logistical challenges when working with Iranian banks and moving capital out of Iran
  • What is on the horizon for 2017 and how should you plan your business strategy

 

First Breakout Session: Iranian Sectoral Infrastructure

Financial

Services

& Banking

Automotive,

Mining & HI

 

Oil, Gas &

Energy

Healthcare

& Pharma

Retail &

FMCG

 

Transport,

Ports &

Logistics

 

Second Breakout Session: Applied Legal

Visa & Travel Law Taxes & Customs Managing Corruption Employment & HR Law Sanctions & OFAC Cross Border Legal M & A Legal

 

1400-1530

Third Breakout Session: Mitigating Business Risk

Managing Your US Relations Iran as a Long-Term Venture Iranian Political Risk Iranian Business Culture Entering a New Market Risk Translating Available Data

 

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Agenda

09h00 - 10h00 YEAR IN REVIEW

Year in Review

  • After the lifting of sanctions and Iran re-joining the global economy, what are the success stories of 2016 and the reasons for them and how are they managing the US and Saudi relations
  • Understanding what remaining US Primary Sanctions mean for investment and the establishment of new business
  • The Iranian Government want to foster ‘a climate of trust’ for foreign investors; have they done so and if not, what is still required
  • The Iranian financial system; overcoming structural issues while remaining compliant and within regulations
  • Iran hopes to become a regional business hub, so how can investors plan ahead while infrastructure needs so much improvement and investments face so much competition
10h00 - 10h40 The Iranian Consumer

The Iranian Consumer

  • Understanding Iranian demographics and buying power
  • Profiling the Iranian consumer

10H40 – 11H10 MORNING REFRESHMENT AND NETWORKING BREAK

11H10 – 12H40 BREAKOUTS | ROUTES TO MARKET

Retail: Setting up Shop
- The retail climate
Consumer Goods
- How to access accurate market research
- Evaluating competitors
E-commerce & Internet Shopping

12H40 – 13H40 LUNCH AND NETWORKING BREAK

13H40 – 14H00 THE AMERICAN VIEW

14H00 – 15H00 BREAKOUTS | LOGISTICS AND OPERATIONS

Accessing the Market
- Supply chain
- Local partners
Planning your Marketing
HR & Employment
Legal Issues

15H00 – 15H30 AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK

15h30 - 16h30 STRATEGY AND MITIGATING RISK

Strategy and Mitigating Risk

  • Evaluating the legal, financial and risk considerations
  • Managing the due diligence process
  • How to identify and validate your potential local partners
  • Iran is a country of 80 million people with only 10 million in Tehran, so where can investors find opportunities outside of the capital
  • Understanding risk mapping; identifying, managing and clarifying risk specific to your company and your customer
  • Evaluating geo-political risks that should factor in long term planning
  • Working within the financial system and moving capital out of Iran
  • What is on the horizon for 2017 and how should you plan your business strategy looking forward to 2020 and beyond

16H30 – 17H00 CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEECH: LOOKING TOWARDS 2020

17H15 CLOSE AND DRINKS RECEPTION

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Booking Dates
Tier 1
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September 21st
Tier 2
September 22nd –
October 28th
Tier 3
October 29th –
November 23rd
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3 attendees £1449 £1799 £2050

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