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Oman American business center hosts its first ever ‘tech talk’

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Muscat, October 18th 2018 – Connecting businesses, people, and opportunities through exclusive events, the Oman American Business Center (OABC) hosted its first ever ‘Tech Talk’ in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz Oman. At the event, held at Mercedes-Benz’ flagship showroom in Muscat, CEO Lawrence Good spoke about the leading technologies in autonomous driving and electric vehicles, providing OABC members with a sneak peek into the future of mobility.

Rebecca Olson, Executive Director at the Oman American Business Center said, “Innovation is critical to the success of any company, as is the ability to adapt to changes. For many new technologies entering Oman, it’s not a matter of if, but when. Successful businesses are already getting prepared for what’s to come. At OABC, we provide a forum for the exchange of insights, information, and ideas with the hopes of providing the member companies with real, tangible opportunities for growth.”

Lawrence Good, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Oman said, “Mercedes-Benz is known for its innovation. Pushing the boundaries to create superior vehicles, we are constantly looking at ways to provide drivers with something that is more than just luxurious: a product that is also powerful and beautifully designed. It was a pleasure hosting the OABC members at our showroom and speaking to them about how Mercedes-Benz is looking to the future of mobility, inventing new technologies and making them accessible to everybody.”

Ushering in a new world, the mobility of the future at Mercedes-Benz will stand on four pillars, Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electric. Forging ahead, the brand has already introduced models of tomorrow today, including its all new E-Class, the world’s most intelligent business sedan. In addition, packages such as Driving Assistance, with features that include semi-autonomous driving and autonomous braking in critical situations come standard in its current line of vehicles.

On a local front, renewable energy within Oman is gaining traction. Earlier this year the country celebrated the installation of its first ever Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station as part of the Middle East Global Electric Vehicle Road Trip, which showcased EVs as a sustainable solution for drivers and businesses.

OABC continues to support the Oman business community by hosting events that are focused on thought leadership and high-level networking for its members and guests. With over 25 events per year, and the new member benefit program, the OABC has become the place in Oman for B2B collaboration, and the exchange of insights, information, ideas and direction.