GESALO Newsletter - September 2017

German Saudi Success Stories: Delegate Oliver Oehms visits Region of Aseer

As a guest to the Saudi giants of the dies and paint industry Oliver Oehms visited Al Jazeera Paints in city of Abha together with his assistant and the Head of the Legal Department, Mr. Omar Hamza. Supported by German machinery the Al Jazeera Corporation has been a success story for the past 35 years and meanwhile is present with 600 branches all over the Middle East.

In addition, GESALO visited Vice-President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Abha (Abha CCI), Mr. Saleh Hussain Gadah, as well as Secretary General Abdullah Al Zahrani. In the aftermath of a market study carried out by the Abha Chamber partners for Joint Ventures in the sector of pharmaceuticals are sought after. Abha CCI already cooperates with a German partner with regards to technical advisory.

In the presence of business men from different sectors the GESALO team convened with Abdulaziz Al Amer of the company Al Ruwad from the glass processing sector. Al Ruwad specifically cooperates with the German market leaders Siemens and Festo in the area of system control.

“We are very grateful for the perfect organisation of our stay in the Aseer region and we will definitely come back to its kind people and its sprawling nature,“ Delegate Oliver Oehms happily summed up.

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GESALO Business Partner Search with Hermle Uhrenmanufaktur

The Business Partner Search is among the most sought after services in our portfolio. With GESALO’s assistance, many German companies have been able to introduce their brands and products to the Saudi Arabian market.

Michael Haas - Area Sales Manager of the German clock manufacturer Hermle - met last week with potential partners in Riyadh and Jeddah to talk with them about possible collaborations and the markt entry into Saudi Arabia. During his four-day stay, Haas was particularly impressed with the comfortable organization from the visa application to on-site service and support:

Are you searching the right business partner in Saudi Arabia? For more information, please contact:

Mohammed Faleel
Director Market Entry & B2B Affairs

Goethe-Institute Riyadh: New courses in September

Learn German with the pros: the Goethe-Institut Saudi-Arabia offers standard and intensive courses for each level from beginners (A1) to professionals (C1). As the official cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Goethe-Institute fosters cultural competences and promotes knowledge of the German language with its 159 institutes in 94 countries and worldwide network of more than 200.000 learners of German annually.

The new courses will start on September 10, 2017.

Why learn German?

Business: Knowing the language of your German business partners improves your relations and therefore your chances for effective communication and success.

The global career: Knowledge of German increases your job opportunities with German and foreign companies in your own country and abroad. Proficiency in German helps you to function productively for an employer with global business connections.

Tourism and hospitality industry: Tourists from German-speaking countries travel wide and far, and are the world’s biggest spenders when on holiday. They appreciate to be looked after by German-speaking staff and tour guides.  

Cultural understanding: Learning German provides you with an insight into the way of life, and the hopes and dreams of people in German speaking countries, broadening your horizon.

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Insight into the creativity industry of tomorrow: GESALO visits Hakaya Misk

How to design and produce news? Which requirements are necessary to speak in animation films and what role do the social media play in marketing my ideas? The Hakaya Misk cultural festival is currently answering all these questions at the Riyadh International Conventions and Exhibitions Center and encourages young Saudis to write their own stories.

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- German technology: World's largest umbrellas to be installed at Makkah's Grand Mosque -

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- King Salman plans to turn historic sites into tourist attractions -

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- Public transport creates 167,000 jobs for Saudis -

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- Bahrain’s non-oil growth accelerates to 4.4% in Q1 of 2017-

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- Youth City boosts national goals -

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GESALO Trade Fairs  

We are working hard to ensure a large Saudi Arabian company representation at various trade fairs in Germany. Visitors and fair participants are provided with customized programs and services to maximize success. If you are interested in attending one of the listed fairs, please contact our department for trade fairs.


GESALO Medical Assistance

We are also providing services to facilitate medical treatment of Saudi Arabian citizens in Germany - We can help to ensure the optimal, customized treatment for your requirements and needs. If you have any question regarding our medical assistance package, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


GSBM (August 2017)

German-Saudi Business Magazine

"German support for Vision 2030"

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Trade Fairs

 "IFA", Berlin, Germany

01.09 - 06.09. 2017


"drinktec", Munich, Germany

11.09 - 15.09. 2017


"EMO", Hanover, Germany

18.09 - 23.09. 2017

POWTECH, Nuremberg, Germany 

26.09 - 28.09

expo-real, Munich, Germany

04.10 - 06.10


Future Markets




Upcoming Events

Saudi Student Workshop (Frankfurt)

2nd Annual Trans Freight Logistics 2017 (Riyadh)

SFDA Annual Conference (Riyadh)

Business delegation: Market exploration water and wastewater management (Riyadh)

State delegation: Bavaria (Riyadh, Dammam, AlKhobar)

International Engineering Conference and Exhibition 2017 (Riyadh)

Saudi Downstream Forum 2018 (Yanbu)

GESALO Media Kit 2017

We proudly present our new Media Kit including interesting promotion packages!



GESALO Premium Partner 2017