Join the Irish Business Network Dubai

In order to join the Irish Business Network there are certain criteria which needs to be met in order for us to issue the membership.

As per the Articles of Association mandated by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce individuals applying for an IBN membership must meet at least one of the following criteria before membership will be approved.

  • Applying applicant must hold a valid Irish passport
  • Applying applicant is currently employed by an Irish owned company.
  • Applying applicant’s spouse or parent is Irish.

All memberships are processed manually at IBN meetings, we accept both cash and card payments, cheques issued to Irish Business Council or bank transfers.

If you wish to obtain more information regarding joining the IBN please contact Amanda Gavin on

Membership Dates

Our membership year runs from 1st October to 31st September each year.

Membership Categories

  • Professional Membership - AED700

    Individual Membership that allows one vote at the AGM

  • Young Business Network Membership - AED500

    Under 35’s. Allows one vote at the AGM

  • Overseas Members - AED50

    IBN membership while living overseas

  • Corporate Membership - AED1200

    Companies of Irish origin doing business in the UAE (Two representatives from the same company) These two people need to remain the same throughout the year. Allows two votes at the AGM.

Membership Benefits

Emirates Airlines

Discount travel to Dublin

As an IBN member you are entitled to up to 7% discount on flights to Dublin return.

The discount may vary due to ticket price on the day. All flights booked need the origin to be in Dubai.

T&C’s apply. Available with membership


20% off Food & Beverage

20% discount for IBN members at:

  • McGettigans JLT – Bonnington Hotel
  • McGettigans DWTC – Dubai World Trade Centre
  • McGettigans Madinat – Souk Madinat Jumeirah
  • McGettigans AUH – Al Raha Beach Hotel

The Jumeirah Beach Hotel

20% off Food & Beverage

20% discount for IBN members at:

  • Dhow & Anchor (until 30th December 2020)

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

20% off Food & Beverage

20% discount for IBN members

The Ritz Carlton, JBR

20% Discount

20% Off all restaurants and 20% off in The Ritz Carlton Spa

Hartland International School

Fee Discount
  • 10% additional fee discount on approved KHDA fees
  • Waiver of assessment fee
  • Priority assessments
  • 10 reserved spaces

T&C’s apply. Available with membership

Pretty Polly Cleaning

Discounts on cleaning

10% discount for IBN members with valid membership

T&C’s apply. Available with membership

The Irish Village

20% off Food & Beverage

A Small Piece Of Ireland
In the Heart of Dubai
A place where you feel at home

The Conrad Hotel Dubai

20% off Food & Beverage

20% off F&B

Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

20% off Food & Beverage

20% off F&B

Zheng He’s Restaurant at Mina A’Salam

20% off Food & Beverage

Madinat Jumeirah – 20% off F&B (T&C apply)