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Please be aware that we require a clear face photo (without sun glasses and goggles for men) for all members and also full and proper answers to all our questions in correct English. If you do not have a clear photo or answer the questions properly we will not approve you. Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to meeting you at one of our meetups soon!

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PLEASE JOIN OUR GROUP ON FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/groups/theexpatsclub/

This is a group for all young professionals in Dubai to mingle, network, socialise and create friendships. We will meet a couple of times a month for drinks, club nights and dinners. We will also meet for industry focused networking events.

Please note that while anyone is welcome to join, we will be selective to ensure a balance within the group. A clear photo and answers in correct English are prerequisites!

Upcoming events (4)

Socialize & Connect with other professional ladies & gents (ages 25's to 50's+)

If you are interested in meeting & making friends with people in your own age group AND who are professionally qualified/employed - then this is an evening for you. We are organizing a social evening for ladies & gents who are - 1. Between the ages of 25's to 50+'s AND 2. Who are professionally qualified/employed Join us at Copper Dog for an evening where you can socialize & connect with many other professional Expats in the city. Our venue: Dubai delivers the Highlands of Scotland in the form of Copper Dog. The comfortable yet lively ambiance of Copper Dog leaves you feeling warm and tingly inside and wanting to come back again... Information & event details: Please read the details completely - We will start @ 7:30 pm. On arrival, please ask for Rima / Adam or Expats meetup & you will be shown to our area. - ADAM will welcome you warmly into the group & give you an Expats wristband and will also introduce you to other members. So not to worry - no one will be alone. - Please try and come on time so you can have the benefit of meeting many members. (Organizers will assist with introductions till 9:00 pm) - Exclusive extended happy hour prices till 9:00 pm - All members will receive 1 complimentary drink voucher that can be used at a later date (voucher cannot be used on the day of the event and will be valid for up to 2 weeks) - We will continue socializing till 9:30 pm, after which you are welcome to stay on and enjoy the "Scottish" vibe and ambiance... Dress Code: Smart casual. Event cost: AED 50 - payable in cash only will be collected by the organizer at the start of the evening (please carry the exact amount) Location & getting there: Copper Dog is located in DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton, JBR. JLT Metro station is the closest and JBR 2 on the tram. Valet parking is available at the hotel for a nominal fee. Please get in touch with Rima on [masked] or Raj on [masked] (WhatsApp only) in case if you have any genuine questions (No name = No reply) (NO NAME = NO REPLY. Please, message and call during normal working hours only 9:00 am to 7:00 pm). -------------------- Why should you attend our Socials? We have taken away any and all issues surrounding socializing and meeting new people in Dubai. 1. Meeting new people in groups can be intimidating. The organizers of the Expats Club understand this and so welcome you when you arrive in our reserved area. We then proceed to introduce you to a few like-minded people so that you can chat and settle down. 2. Our socials are very casual and laid-back affairs. We have no registration table, queues, guest lists or ceremony. All you do is walk-in like you are meeting old friends and just say hello! 3. There is a very good reason why our socials have small groups of between 20 and 40 people. That is because small groups are better for socializing and everyone can actually meet everyone else through the course of the evening. Everyone just enjoys themselves more! 4. No one is alone in our socials. No starring into glasses and watching others chatting. Our organizers will help you make connections. Just reach out to them. Organizers will be there to help you and introduce you to the other members…. 5. No one group dominates, there are no cliques and everyone is very open to make new friends. CLICK TO SEE PHOTOS FROM PAST MEETUPS http://bit.ly/Oursocials

The Famous Trader Vic's Tiki Party - Socialize & Party (FREE DRINK for first 20)

Join us for an evening of fun, laughter & socializing at one of Dubai's happening venues. Home to the original Mai Tail & the famous Tiki Puka Puka, Trader Vic's needs no introduction...!! Fans of this world-famous Polynesian bar will be thrilled to hear that the brand new location has an amazing & electric ambiance. It has an amazing outdoor patio with views across the sea. It will star the bar’s signature dishes, Tiki-style mixed drinks, and live music. At our last Trader Vic's night, we had over 40 members and friends and they had a great time socializing- so join as we create the magic Trader Vic's once again....! Event Information & Details: - We start at 7:00 pm. You must be 21+ to attend - When you arrive, please ask for Rima / Adam or Expats meetup and you will be shown to our area. - ADAM will welcome you warmly into the group and provide you with an Expats wristband which will make it easy for you to recognize other members. - ADAM will also introduce you to other members who attend. So not to worry - no one will be alone. - Please try and come on time so you can have the benefit of meeting many members. (Organizers will only be able to assist with introductions till 9:00 pm) - First 20 people get a free drink....! - Exclusive happy hour prices till 9:00 pm. - You can order any additional f & b at the venue - All members will get 1 complimentary drink or food voucher that can be used at a later date (the voucher will be valid for up to 2 weeks) - We will continue socializing till around 9:00 pm after which, you are welcome to stay on and enjoy the fun and lively Trader Vic's ambiance... Dress Code: Smart Casual/party Event cost: AED 50 / person is payable in cash only (Please carry the exact change) (The event cost will be collected by the organizer at the start of the evening) Location & getting there: Trader Vic's is located in Hilton JBR. JLT/DMMCC metro closest, JBR 2 on the tram stop. JBR street parking & valet parking available for a cost. Please get in touch with Rima on [masked] or Raj on [masked] (Whatsapp only) in case if you have any genuine questions (Message/call between 9 am & 7 pm. No name = No reply) -------------------- Why should you attend our Socials? We have taken away any and all issues surrounding socializing and meeting new people in Dubai. 1. Meeting new people in groups can be intimidating. The organizers of the Expats Club understand this and so welcome you when you arrive in our reserved area. We then proceed to introduce you to a few like-minded people so that you can chat and settle down. 2. Our socials are very casual and laid-back affairs. We have no registration table, queues, guest lists or ceremony. All you do is walk-in like you are meeting old friends and just say hello! 3. There is a very good reason why our socials have small groups of between 20 and 40 people. That is because small groups are better for socializing and everyone can actually meet everyone else through the course of the evening. Everyone just enjoys themselves more! 4. No one is alone in our socials. No starring into glasses and watching others chatting. Our organizers will help you make connections. Just reach out to them. Organizers will be there to help you and introduce you to the other members…. 5. No one group dominates, there are no cliques and everyone is very open to make new friends. CLICK TO SEE PHOTOS FROM PAST MEETUPS http://bit.ly/Oursocials

Amazing Lebanon with the Expats (3N / 4D - 4th to 7th April 2019)

Explore the 'Paris of the Middle East' - Lebanon Itinerary below :- Day 1 - Arrival & Check-in to hotel Free afternoon & get together over drinks/dinner @ 7:30 pm at Propaganda Gin Room (Caramel Boutique Hotel) Day 2 - Visit staring with Temples of Baalbeck - an UNESCO recognized Roman archaeological site Next Chateau Ksara Winery - which exports its wine to over 42 countries & a chance to taste their fabulous wine Finally, see Domaine de Taaneyal spread over 230 hectares, a rich agricultural area with gorgeous vineyards and orchards Day 3 - Visit Jeita Grotto - nominated for the New Seven Wonders of the World Ride in Telepherique Jounieh - which has been operational since 1965, taking passengers from Jounieh to the Church of Our Lady of Lebanon in Harissa (650 meters up) On to visit Byblos, one of the oldest towns in the world (almost 7,000 years old) & finally Mix and Mingle Evening with Locals Day 4 - Half Day Beirut Historical Walking Tour & hotel check out. You will see the impressive Martyr’s Statue, and the famous clock tower that was built during World War I in Nejmeh Square. Visit the old renovated Downtown and explore the culture and religious heritage of the city, the Grand Serail, churches, mosques and the Roman Baths. Nightlife & Cuisine: Lebanon broke the Guinness World Records for the longest continuous party at 56 hours, largest bowl of tabbouleh & hummus, largest serving of falafel, longest mankoushe and much more. You can experience it during your stay. TOUR COST: AED 1500 per person for Double Shared Room (king size bed or two single beds) AED 1800 per person for Single Room. (FIRST 4 travellers to pay the deposit will get a 10% discount!) INCLUSIONS:- -Hotel accommodation at Caramel Hotel including breakfast -All ground transportation in private van/mini bus as per program -Airport transfers -Entrance fees to all events and attractions mentioned in the program -English speaking guide as per the program EXCLUSIONS:- -Airline tickets -Visas (if required) -Travel insurance -Tips and gratuities for guide/driver -Snacks, lunch, dinners and beverages BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS:- 50% down payment upon confirmation for hotel, transfers and tours 50% balance to be paid by 15th March 2019 Payment can be done via Bank transfer, Paypal or Credit Card. **Kindly RSVP if interested to join this tour. We will send you the bank details to make the down payment. If we don’t receive your down payment within 3 days of RSVP, your RSVP will be changed to "not going" and your space will be released.** Cancellations prior to departure dates:- Between 30 – 15 days prior to travel dates - 50% of the full amount for hotel, transfers and tours No refund 14 days or less for hotel, transfers and tours HOTEL INFORMATION:- You will be booked at beautiful boutique Caramel Hotel in the vibrant and bustling city of Hamra. Hamra is known for its shopping, cafes, restaurants and bars that stay open till early hours of the morning. The hotel is attached to Propaganda Gin Bar, the first Gin bar in Lebanon that offers a large selection of Gin. They offer 50% happy hour from 12pm to 9pm on food and alcoholic beverages. VISA & TRAVEL INSURANCE:- Almost all Western & Arab nationals enter Lebanon without a need for a visa, however it is each traveler's responsibility to contact the Lebanese Consulate to verify their requirements and arrange their own visa if required. Travel insurance is to be obtained by each traveler prior to travel. CURRENCY:- US Dollars is equivalent to Lebanese Pound LBP 1,500. It’s a fixed rate. US Dollars (cash) are accepted everywhere. Credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. FLIGHTS:- YOU HAVE TO BOOK YOUR OWN FLIGHTS You will need to notify us your exact flight details. It is advised to arrive on Thursday 4th April afternoon/evening and depart on Sunday 7th April afternoon/evening. *There may be slight changes to the tour subject to weather conditions

Socialize & Connect with other professional ladies & gents (30's to 50+'s)

Every year brings with it new opportunities & new challenges. Are you are interested in meeting & making friends with people in your own age group AND who are professionally qualified/employed - then this is an evening for you. We are organizing a social evening for ladies & gents who are - 1. Between the ages of 30's to 50+'s AND 2. Who are professionally qualified/employed Our venue - With an intimate & elegant atmosphere and fabulous hospitality, Ruth's Chris is the perfect venue for a classy evening. Information & event details: - This evening is for members in their 30's to 50's+ (Please carry a valid ID - emirates id/passport) - We start at 7:30 pm (please arrive on time so you have the benefit of meeting the maximum number of people). - When you arrive please ask for Rima / Expats meetup & you will be shown to our area - I will welcome you warmly into the group and will also give you an Expats wristband which will make it easy to recognize other members. - I will also help with introductions and mingling so as not to worry as no one will be alone (I will help with introductions & mingling till 9:00 pm) - Extended happy hour prices till 9:00 pm. Members will get 1 complimentary drink voucher to use after 9:00 pm. - We will socialize till 9:30 pm after which you are welcome to stay on and enjoy the ambiance till closing time. So, when you see someone with our wristband - just say hello... Dress code: Smart casual - no shorts, torn clothes, beachwear. Should you get stopped for not meeting the dress code, organizers will not be able to help. Event cost: AED 50 / person (payable in cash only - please carry the exact amount) will be collected by the organizer at the start of the evening. Location & getting there: Ruth's Chris is located in The Address Hotel, Marina (next to Dubai Marina Mall) JLT (DMCC) metro is closest. Parking is available in the Dubai Marina Mall. Valet parking is available for a small change. Please get in touch with Rima on [masked] or Raj on [masked] (WhatsApp only) in case if you have any genuine questions. (When you WhatsApp, call or message - kindly mention your name. Please, message and call during normal working hours only 9:00 am to 7:00 pm). ------- MEMBER VIDEOS https://youtu.be/QNCS7SKajD8 ------- Why should you attend our Socials? We have taken away any issues surrounding socializing and meeting new people in Dubai. - Meeting new people in groups can be intimidating. The organizers of the Expats meetup understand this and so welcome you when you arrive. We then proceed to introduce you to a few like-minded people so that you can chat and settle down. - There is a very good reason why our socials have small groups of between 20 and 40 people. That is because small groups are better for socializing and everyone can actually meet everyone else through the course of the evening. - Our socials are laid back - no registration tables, no lines, no waiting. Just walk in and meet people..!

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