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Annual Gala & Awards Ceremony

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

Annual Gala & Awards Ceremony

The Arab American Business Council of Washington DC area held its Annual Gala & Awards Ceremony on October 19th at the Hilton Washington Dulles Airport. The event attracted over 120 business men and women in addition to politicians and dignitaries. Program started with a welcome statement by board member, Ilham El Adlani followed by an introduction speech by AABC President, Mr. Marwan Ahmad and a video showcasing the organization’s work. During dinner Ms. El Adlani introduced few guests to give short introductions including Virginia...

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Mayor David Meyer Joins AABC Ramadan Iftar

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

Mayor David Meyer Joins AABC Ramadan Iftar

Hosted at L’Village Restaurant SPONSORED BY HELPING HAND Last Ramadan AABC organized it’s annual Iftar at L’Village Restaurant in Vienna with over 50 members and guests. Mayor of Fairfax Mr. David L. Meyer and other dignitaries who went to a trip to the refugee camps in Lebanon with Helping Hand for Relief and Development shared his experience with the attendees. Imam Yahya Hindi from Georgetown University was also a guest speaker at the event who spoke about the beauty of tolerance and sharing. Marwan Ahmad, AABC president...

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March Networking: Promoting Success at Simply Fresh

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

March Networking: Promoting Success at Simply Fresh

Hayat Washington – McLean VA The Arab American Business Council (AABC) held its regular monthly networking dinner last month at Simply Fresh Restaurant in McLean. Members and guests gathered to meet each other and learn about their perspective businesses in the area. They all enjoyed the dinner served by Simply Fresh that is owned and operated by Rana Sersy. Marwan Ahmad, President of AABC encouraged everyone to connect and learn about each other’s business to strengthen and empower Arab American...

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Joint Networking with Falls Church Chamber of Commerce

Posted by on Nov 25, 2016 in Past Events | 0 comments

Joint Networking with Falls Church Chamber of Commerce

Our October networking meeting will be held jointly with the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce. This will be an opportunity to meet new people and build relations with fellow businesses in Falls Church area.  

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AABC-DC hosts USQBC at its monthly networking dinner

Posted by on Nov 13, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

AABC-DC hosts USQBC at its monthly networking dinner

Nov. 17th – The Arab American Business Council of Washington DC (AABC-DC) region held its monthly networking dinner at Neyla Mediterranean Bistro in Reston Town Center in Virginia this month. The meeting was well attended by thirty plus members and guests. Attendees enjoyed a Middle Eastern buffet dinner at Neyla while mingling and networking. Most attendees were business professionals in addition to individuals and non-profits representatives among the audience. The meeting was opened by Marwan Ahmad, President of the Arab American Business...

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AABC-DC Presents Certificates of Appreciations to local businesses

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

AABC-DC Presents Certificates of Appreciations to local businesses

AABC Executive Committee members visited Raouche Cafe to present owner Mr. Hussain Asad with a Certificate of Appreciation for supporting AABC’s work. AABC President Marwan Ahmad and Vice President Ashraf Nassar also visited Neyla Mediterranean restaurant and presented the manager with a Certificate of Appreciation for their commitment and support to AABC.

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End of Summer Networking Dinner

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Past Events | 0 comments

End of Summer Networking Dinner

The end of summer networking will take place at Haifa Grill, Falls Church newest Middle Eastern restaurant. Come and meet fellow business owners from diverse business backgrounds. It’s an opportunity to connect, share and chance to get few referrals.

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Effective Networking with dinner buffet

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Past Events | 0 comments

Effective Networking with dinner buffet

In this meeting we will discuss effective networking for your business using different methods and techniques. A presentation will given by Mr. Walter Abbott from SCORE DC office. Every business owner or representative will have a chance to introduce their business to others. This event is sponsored by Helping Hands for Relief and Development

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Sponsored by Qatar Airways AABC meets to network and finds common grounds

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Featured | 0 comments

Sponsored by Qatar Airways AABC meets to network and finds common grounds

The Arab American Business Council of Greater Washington Area held its monthly networking meeting on February 2nd in Tysons Corner area. The meeting that was sponsored by Qatar Airways and took place at Westin hotel with over 20 attendees representing wide range of local businesses. The meeting goal was to introduce and network between Arab American owned business in the Washington region. Guests from Asian American Chamber of Commerce presented by its President Cindy Shao joined the meeting. Also Saba Shami the President of New Dominion Pack...

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2016 Kick off

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Past Events | 0 comments

2016 Kick off

2015 was full of opportunities for many DMV businesses. We were able to connect with you and many others in the region. We will kick off our work in 2016 with a new networking meeting to bring Arab-American businesses together to promote them and introduce others who want to join the entrepreneurs circle. You are invited to join our upcoming Arab American Business Council networking meeting. Our group reaches over 300 Arab American businesses in the DMV area. This will be a good chance to meet fellow Arab American business owners in our...

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What is AABC

Posted by on Oct 23, 2019 in Featured | 0 comments

What is AABC

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Annual Ramadan Iftar

Posted by on May 25, 2019 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

Annual Ramadan Iftar

May 23rd, 2019The Arab American Business Council held its Annual Ramadan Iftar with members and guests of the Arab American Business Council. They enjoyed delicious food, beverages and sweets at Baladna restaurant in Fairfax.We were joined by Virginia State Delegate and member of AABC, Ibraheem Samirah, who presented on healthcare and expanding business opportunities for business owners and our efforts to have State of Virginia recognize Arab American businesses and their contributions to the local economy.

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Holiday Celebration & Networking

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

Holiday Celebration & Networking

Photos from our Holiday Celebration and Networking that took place at Sapphire Tysons restaurant. 

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Pre Thanksgiving Networking at Granada

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

Pre Thanksgiving Networking at Granada

The pre Thanksgiving Networking took place at Granada restaurant in Heredon...

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Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Networking

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Networking

  On September 27th Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) hosted AABC September Networking event. The program included an introduction of AABC and its benefits to members and the business community by Marwan Ahmad, AABC President. It was followed by presentation by Kathleen Ridolfo, Executive Director of SQCC who gave an overview of the center’s programs and sections. Another presentation was offered by Haura Al Wahaibi, Commercial Attaché, Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman who spoke about doing business in Oman and the various...

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April Networking & Mixer

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Past Events | 0 comments

April Networking & Mixer

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Success at: Kick off 2018 with New Connections

Posted by on Jan 21, 2018 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

Success at: Kick off 2018 with New Connections

The Arab American Business Council (AABC) held its first event of 2018 with a “Kick off 2018 with new connections” event on the 18th of January. Over twenty business owners and individuals attended the event at Levant Restaurant in Vienna, Virginia. Attendees gathered by the door greeting each other and connecting with one another. Many exchanged business cards and phone numbers while food was being setup at the long buffet style booth. A wide range of Middle Eastern food was served from Taboli, Hummus, Kababs and Grape Leaves....

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AABC Holiday Networking Celebration brings closure to 2017

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Featured, Past Events | 0 comments

AABC Holiday Networking Celebration brings closure to 2017

On December 20th, 2017 the Arab American Business Council of Washington DC area concluded it’s 2017 networking events with a Holiday Networking Celebration. The event took place at Levant restaurant and lounge in Vienna area. The networking dinner receptin attracted local businesses who came together to celebrate the year end over dinner networking session. Members and guest receives gifts offered by many members of AABC. Also new members to AABC were announced during the gathering. After dinner AABC President, Marwan Ahmad, welcomed...

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