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Founder & CEO

Tariq Ahmed Nizami is a Founder & CEO of CEO Clubs Network Worldwide a USA based organization with regional office in Dubai, UAE, CEO Clubs is the Largest Business Networking Club in the world, having presence in more than 50 countries with exclusive elite CEOs & High Executives members worldwide. CEO Clubs Network hold regular exclusive business events in Dubai and other parts of the world to provide platform for international businessmen to meet local businessmen to explore & connect business opportunities between elite exclusive members worldwide.

Tariq Ahmed Nizami has education from USA with more than 38 years’ experience by heading an International Holding company which has interest in Real Estate, Gold & Diamond, Oil, Trading, Travel, Entertainment, Media, Healthcare, Hospitality, Fashion, CEO Clubs Network, Charitable Institution, Digital TV, Education, Financial, Energy, Cryptocurrency, Metaverse and Information Technology.

Tariq Ahmed Nizami has received more than 35 International Awards & Appreciations including Medal of Honor by American Institute 1990 USA, Beijing Real Estate Developer Award 2007, Appreciation Certificate by Canada Government 2005, Appreciation by Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce 2007, California Golden State Award USA 1989, Men of Achievement Award by International Centre England 1989, Charter Founder of Ronald Reagan Republican Centre USA 1989, The American Immigrant Wall of Honor 1992 USA, BIZ AWARD 2011 UAE, Pride of Performance Award 2011 in Los Angeles, USA, Appreciation for Local and International Business Contribution by Minister of Foreign Trade UAE 2012 and Middle East Award “Master class Entrepreneur of The Year” by GCC Chamber of Commerce & Industry in 2012. CSR Leadership Award, Dubai Police Appreciation. Top 50 COVID Treatment Personality Award 2020-21. Mother Teresa Entrepreneurship Excellence & Man of Substance Award.

Dr. Tariq Ahmed Nizami

Founder & CEO
CEO Clubs Network Worldwide

He has also received the United States Presidential Gold Medal 1989 USA, Winner of “Dubai Quality Appreciation Award 2017 & 2022” presented by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai. And in 2021 received Special Dubai Expo Recognition from the Chairman of Expo 2020 Dubai for contribution in World Expo.

He has been a Key Speaker on Investments, Networking, SDGs, Real Estate, Information Technology Media, Education, and other subjects in the worldwide conferences including United Nations UNIDO conference in China 2007 and 2008. He is CEO of Global CEO Alliance of China Shenzhen Belt & Road Initiative for Economy. He was also the United Nations Global Compact initiative representative in UAE and a UNGC-UAE Steering Committee Member for 5 years. UN Women WEPs UAE Taskforce member. The Founder & CEO of The BURJ CEO Awards brand.

In 2021 Dr. Tariq Ahmed Nizami has been appointed as the Advisory Board Member of the Middle East Cities Center at the American University of Dubai (AUD). Tariq Ahmed Nizami is also an Executive Director of “Hollywood Studios International”, Los Angeles, USA, which makes Hollywood Movies and responsible of project setting up in China & Dubai for Hollywood Movies & TV Projects. Global Partner of Gorilla Labs.

Tariq Ahmed Nizami is also the Chairman & CEO of CEO Clubs Holdings a Group Parent Company. He is an International Marketing Advisor to Chinese Government for upcoming First Manmade Commercial Island in China, plus the Shareholder & Director of Connect by Stars on Board a USA celebrity mobile App. Since 2020 he is also the Vice Chairman & Board Member of United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction UN DRR Arise UAE to support and implement the Sendai Framework Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 2030, aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Paris Climate Agreement, New Urban Agenda and Agenda for Humanity by United Nations DRR.

Sarah Dong is the COO of CEO Clubs Network and Managing Director of CEO Clubs UAE. She mainly dedicates herself to CEO Clubs Members’ Engagement Program, Members’ Activity Planning, and assists members in business expansion and collaborations. She manages the CEO Clubs team and ensures smooth business operations. She is passionate about building a thriving business community, a trusted business network across the globe.

Sarah Dong earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics. Prior to becoming the Managing Director of CEO Clubs Network, Sarah Dong acquired 10 years of experience in trading, fashion and IT.

She has been invited to speak in conferences and business summits and has been interviewed for magazines such as Smart CEO, Executive Women, Business Dubai, Ldaily and television shows such as Exhibitors TV. She is also a wide reader and takes up running on her spare time. She has completed two 5K marathons during Dubai Women’s Run.

She has also spearheaded the creation of Business Women Division at CEO Clubs Network, to help female leaders and entrepreneurs share their expertise and increase their visibility. As a result, she has been instrumental in women empowerment in the workplace.

Her greatest achievements, include the Blackswan Award for “Women Empowerment” from Asia One. She was also recognized as the “Most Engaging Women Entrepreneur of 2019” during The Women Entrepreneurship Conference, and was awarded with the “Women of Substance Award” from St. Mother Theresa University in July 2021.

Sarah Dong

COO & Managing Director
CEO Clubs Network