RAS AL KHAIMAH, UAE, November 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RAKFIF -AnnouncingStrategic Partners & Sponsors- Forum to cover Hospitality & Tourism, Real Estate, Manufacturing & Production andInfrastructuresectors-Over300C level,regional and internationalindustry leaders and key RAK entitiescoming together Ras Al Khaimah Finance & Investment Forum (RAKFIF), the new platform for uncovering business investment opportunities and set-up in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), is gearing up for a successful first edition. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/uk/7979351-rakfif-emirates-growth-potential-investment Taking place from 13-14 December 2016 at the Rixos Bab Al Bahr in Ras Al Khaimah, [UAE], RAKFIF is already attracting huge interest in line with the growing demand for events like this in the region, which focus on markets with high growth rates such as RAK. Aiming to help business leaders, financiers, and investors navigate this developing landscape, the inaugural event Ras Al Khaimah Finance & Investment Forum provides a platform for information, networking and commercial opportunities. RAKFIF, hosted under the patronage and with the presence of HisHighness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council MemberandRuler of Ras Al Khaimah, is backed by strong government support and key RAK entities. Commenting on their involvement in the forum, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA), said: "RAK FTZ and RAKIA are proud strategic partners of this unique event as it puts RAK in the limelight. We, together with other government authorities in the emirate, have been committed to reinforce the positioning of the emirate in the global economic map as a premier business destination. RAKFIF is a wonderful platform for the international business community to learn more about the opportunities and advantages available in the emirate." Mr. Peter England, Chief Executive Officer of RAKBANK, said: "We are delighted to take part in this prestigious business investment and finance forum in our home emirate, Ras Al Khaimah. We fully support any initiative that aims to position Ras Al Khaimah as the investment destination of choice for individuals and businesses in the UAE. This participation offers us a peer-to-peer platform to meet with high profile international and regional investors and financiers and to explore how RAKBANK can cater to their specific banking needs. We always strive to bring more innovation and convenience in order to improve our customers' experience and to support them as they move into a new phase of growth." As a high-level international business investment and finance forum, RAKFIF is bringing together experts from government and leading industries with international and regional investors and financiers to highlight the numerous investment projects that have been initiated in the emirate, focusing on a number of key economic sectors including hospitality & tourism, real estate, manufacturing & production, infrastructure - ports, airport and utilities.