March 2018 Chairman’s Message

Dear Fellow ABGR Members, Since my January report, our new year has already featured the following rich range of activities. January 21.  Economist John Sfakianakis briefed our Issues Committee on Vision 2030 challenges and opportunities. January 24.  A group of us met with a congressional delegation including Liz Cheney (Wyoming), Vern Buchanan (Sarasota, Florida), Caroline Murphy (Winter Park, Florida) and …

January 2018 Chairman’s Message

Dear Fellow ABGR Members, For those returning to Riyadh from holidays back home, welcome back to what promises to be a season of rewarding business and social programs, not to mention regulatory and market changes and professional challenges! Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program (NTP) are now bearing tangible fruit, including public/private partnerships in power generation, transfer of management …

ABGR Team Victorious in 2017 Ryder Cup

The 2017 Ryder Cup Tournament, a revived tradition between the American Business Group of Riyadh and the British Golf Society, was held at Dirab Golf & Country Club Friday, November 17. The ABGR team, an eclectic mix of non-British nationalities, was led by Team Captain Thomas Merkel. Jonathan Mortell was the BGS Team Captain. This year, the ABGR team emerged victorious. Seventy-two golfers participated in a singles …

Winners of the 24th Annual ABGR-AMEX Golf Tournament

RIYADH – The American Business Group of Riyadh (ABGR) hosted its 24th Annual Golf Tournament in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at Dirab Golf & Country Club on Thursday and Friday, April 27th and 28th. Approximately 135 golfers participated in one of the longest running and most high-profile tournaments for the expat community. Each year the tournament continues to grow and exceed …

ABGR Welcomes Wadi Qortuba as Diamond Sponsor of the 24th Annual Golf Tournament

ABGR is excited to announce Wadi Qortuba as our Diamond Sponsor for the 24th Annual ABGR-AMEX Golf Tournament. This is the second year that ABGR has offered the Diamond level. Wadi Qortuba is brand new compound community site situated in the rapidly developing Qortuba district. Distinguishing itself from other compounds, Wadi Qortuba marries its modern architecture with the unique aesthetic of abstract design …

24th Annual ABGR-AMEX Golf Tournament Gift Donation Prizes

The following companies have provided generous gift prizes that participants can win! Tickets can be purchased at any ABGR event or at the tournament days. You do not have to be present to win! For more information, please contact marketing@abgrksa.com. Dirab Golf and Country Club 6 Month Golf Membership 6 Month Golf Membership One Time Horse Riding for Two Persons One …