The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) was formed in 1996 as part of the Dubai Government's strategic plan to transform the emirate into an investment-driven economy. The Dubai Airport Freezone hosts more than 1,600 multinational companies involved in over 20 key industries ranging from IT & Electronics, Aviation and Telecommunications to Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics, etc. Over the past 20 years, DAFZA became a world class Freezone, a developer, an innovative operator and investor in free zone infrastructure. It has been attracting foreign direct investments from more than 220 global markets contributing to Dubai’s GDP and enabling the trade flow globally to expand and grow within MENA. DAFZA is also very well known for its experience in developing multitude of customer services to support businesses once they decide to set up their business. Its premier incentive packages, connectivity, support, and proximity to one of the busiest airports in the world are enjoyed by worldwide enterprises from every continent. As a world leader in developing and operating airport freezones, DAFZA welcomes the opportunity to share its experience in providing the best advice to MNC and SME prospects on optimal investment & set up opportunities within free zones, thanks to its valuable 20 years’ experience in the free zone arena. This is in addition to its experience in counselling & the knowledge on tax incentives and treaties for FZ potential investors/prospects.