The end of October saw the culmination of months of hard work as the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) trade mission to Saudi Arabia finally arrived in Riyadh.
Easigrass were recommended to AEI by another client who had conducted a successful Hosted Market Visit (HMV) with us and were now established in the Kingdom. AEI supported Easigrass' first visit and Easigrass are also on their way to becoming an incumbent Saudi supplier for their unique product.
Constellis were provided little notice by the US government for deployment of a UOR team to Riyadh. They turned to us as a trusted provider of secure accommodation and transport and gave us a week to make the arrangements. The team stayed with us throughout their 6 month tour.
Stanley Consultants needed to deploy a team to a remote Saudi location for a multi-year project. We sourced appropriate, if basic, local facilities and renovated them to our Executive Residency standard including provision of concierge, communications, cleaning, transport and laundry services.
Ramsden International secured a Saudi contract on their very first visit to Kingdom, a visit which happened to be researched, managed and hosted by AEI Saudi. Since this first Hosted Market Visit (HMV) Ramsden have returned more than once for further HMVs opening even more doors for them.
IPS Converters Ltd, a premium manufacturer of disposable medical wipes, visited the Kingdom for a Hosted Market Visit (HMV). The provision of all services by AEI, including visas and accommodation, helped ensure a smooth visit that left them with an instant qualified pipeline of prospects.
In 2017 AEI began running a managed vehicle service for Network Rail Consulting, including new 4x4s, uniformed drivers and a 24/7 dispatch service. This was followed soon after by a compound management service and procurement services for all NRC employees in KSA.
June 2015 saw Portas Consulting enter the Kingdom with AEI initially supporting their accommodation and transport. Since then, AEI has provided Portas with Saudi commercial advice and most recently, the ability to employ staff locally as their footprint in Kingdom has continued to grow.
Restrata a long time incumbent in the Saudi market had an existing Commercial Entity but wanted to outsource their in Kingdom procurement activities to AEI Saudi. From purchasing their staff SIM cards to processing their Visit Visas, we made it happen quickly and hassle free.
Kinetic3 are an international market entry consultancy. They use AEI to provide Market Reports and Hosted Market Visits for their clients wanting to understand if Saudi is a suitable market. Many find it is, though we have also helped a small number to quickly decide it isn't.