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The BBBF was formed in 1995 to promote trade and investment between Bahrain and Britain in a non-discriminatory, non-political and non-profit making manner.

Our Mission

The BBBF is widely recognised in Bahrain and the UK as a leading impartial business sector group.

The Forum works to create and sustain a favourable business environment.

The BBBF strives to assist and introduce new trade and investments to both countries that can benefit and enhance the common economic interests of our member companies.


To promote Bahrain as the regional centre to conduct business throughout the Middle East.

To complement and improve relations between the local British and Bahraini business communities through the active participation of Bahraini membership.

To demonstrate to the local business community the interest and commitment of British businesses in Bahrain.

To act as a forum for the exchange of information related to local business opportunities through regular meetings.

To liaise with the British Embassy in Bahrain on matters of interest to the Forum and to cooperate with the Embassy and support its initiatives of promoting British interests in Bahrain.

To represent the interests of British business in the state of Bahrain as and when appropriate.