Name: Allia Kassem
Organisation: Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Oeganization
Role: Marketing Officer
Founded in 1972, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh (TAGorg) is the biggest Arab group of professional services providing firms that employs over 2000 professionals and operates out of its 71 offices in the Arab region, India, Russia, Cyprus, Pakistan, and China. It has representative offices in Europe and North America and non-exclusive strategic alliance agreements with various networks and individual firms, enabling it to provide a set of integrated and specially tailored solutions for each client. TAGorg's member firms were established to serve Arab and foreign companies and organizations interested in conducting business in the Arab world. It currently offers a composite range of professional services covering Accounting, External Auditing, Taxation, Internal Audit, Corporate Governance, Educational Consultancy, Economic and Strategic Studies, Management Advisory Services, Professional and Technical Training, Technology Transfer, Project Management, Investors and Business Advisory Services, E-Government, E-Commerce, E-Education, IT and Security Audit, Web Development and Web Design, Human Resources and Recruitment Services, Professional Interpretation, Translation and Website Arabization, Domain Names Registration, ICT Strategic Planning, ERP Consulting Services, IT and Internet Skills Training and Examinations, Intellectual Property News Agency, Legal Services (Solicitors and Attorneys), IP Business and Asset Valuation and Branding Services, IP Registration and Protection, Intellectual Property Renewals, IPR Protection and Management, and Real Estate Management . Operating in an area of the world that is experiencing radical and unprecedented change, TAGorg is well aware of and experienced in all aspects of social, political and economic life of countries, including the internal and external regulatory factors governing them. We recognize the broad set of problems besetting the Arab world from lack of transparency to rampant unemployment to fragile educational systems and the need of change. We also assert the importance of triple collaboration between civil societies, governments, and the corporate world in tackling these problems and the essential expertise and experience NGOs bring in such efforts. That is why TAGorg is playing its part by forging close collaborations and partnerships with national, regional and international NGOs working for the same cause and by providing highly-experienced professionals who anticipate economic, social, and political trends and conceive creative solutions for both present and future problems. Over the past 35 years, TAGorg has molded itself a name and image of professional dynamic, and innovative organization who enlists among its clients and partners NGOs and international organizations such as the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), World Trade Organization (WTO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Auditing Practice Committee (IAPC) and through its involvement and sponsorship of various Arab professional societies such as Arab Knowledge Management Society (AKMS), Licensing Executives Society – Arab Countries (LES- AC), Arab Society of Certified Accountants (ASCA), Arab Society for the Protection of Intellectual Property (ASPIP). Throughout the past decades, we have continuously assisted our clients in coming up with creative ideas and in implementing the best of practices with outstanding results.