Webinar: VEDP's Sales Opportunities in Saudi Arabia

Event Date

When: Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM EDT

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About the webinar: VEDP and the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce are bringing four speakers together to provide an update on opportunities that are available in Saudi Arabia. Speakers will discuss the defense landscape, project opportunities in Saudi Arabia, shipping defense equipment to Saudi Arabia, and a success story of a Virginia business that recently won a contract in Saudi Arabia.

SAUDIAZATION OF DEFENSE: Listen as Stuart D’Souza, Founder of Arabian Enterprise Incubators and Virginia’s in-country consultant presents on how the Saudiazation of Defense and Vision 2030 impacts sales to Saudi Arabia. He will address the following areas: defense landscape, defense transformation, route to market, challenges, and opportunities

USACE OPPORTUNITIES IN SAUDI: Our next speaker is Matthew Reagan, Branch Chief, Saudi Arabia with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Daniel will discuss what project opportunities are available in Saudi Arabia and how to compete for them.

VIRGINIA - SAUDI ARABIA SUCCESS STORY: Listen as Shawn Natour, Vice President of EMEA for videoNEXT will demonstrate how a Virginia SME defense company’s relationship with Northrop Grumman ultimately led to wins with Saudi Aramco, Saudi Telecom and most recently a contract with AEC (which is thought of as the Lockheed Martin of Saudi Arabia).

SHIPPING DEFENSE EQUIPMENT: Finally, Werner Knapp, Regional Director of the Americas for Saudi Cargo will address how you go about shipping defense equipment to Saudi Arabia.