Taking a trip to Israel for business?
We wrote down the top five activities any person visiting for a work trip should pursue while staying in Tel Aviv.
1. Visit the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange:
As a business person, it’s vastly important to understand the local economy and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is a great place to start. Here, you can learn about the latest trends in the financial markets and get an up-close look at how the stock market works in Israel. Legally, the exchange is regulated by the Securities Law (1968) and is under the direct supervision of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA).
TASE plays a major role in the Israeli economy, and the 23 TASE members are major banks and investment houses. Trading on TASE is conducted solely through the TASE members that collect a fee for the services they provide. TASE serves to trade securities and to raise capital and debt for companies and the government on the Israeli capital market.
2. Attend a Networking Event:
Tel Aviv is a hub for business and networking events and is a great way to meet other professionals from the area. How do you find relevant networking events in Tel Aviv?
Whether you’re a local, new in town, or just passing through, you’ll be sure to find something on Eventbrite, Meetup, or any other networking application. Whether you’re looking to make new contacts or just gain some insight into the local business culture, attending a local networking event is a must in Tel Aviv.
3. Take a stroll in the City:
Tel Aviv is a vibrant and unique city, filled with some awesome sites to see. Right on the coast, you can walk the entire city along the tayelet (boardwalk) or wander through the winding city streets. Simply taking a walk is a great way to explore the area but if you prefer something a bit more organized, you can always sign up for the various tours the city offers.
Are you an architecture buff? The Bauhaus Tour, certified by the Israel Ministry of Tourism, is a great option for those who enjoy learning about the city’s foundation from an architectural perspective. Some of the most incredible architecture in the world is based in Tel Aviv thanks to its early European immigration. Tel Aviv has a collection of over 4,000 buildings that were built in the 1930s based on the international style known as Bauhaus. Plenty of options are available in different areas of the city and can provide you with insight into the history/culture of the city.
4. Enjoy the Nightlife:
Tel Aviv is known for its vibrant nightlife and it’s a great way to unwind after a long day of business meetings. Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a drink or dance the night away, this city has got your back.
You can simply head over to one of the lively streets like Dizengoff or Rothschild to grab a drink and a snack. For those of us who naturally come alive at night, there are few cities available to satisfy the up-all-night lifestyle.
5. Dive into the thriving Art Scene:
After a long day of business meetings, it’s important to take some time to relax, and recharge and Tel Aviv’s ever-evolving art scene is one of the best ways to do so. Whether it is historical or modern art, museums, art galleries, graffiti, or pop-up shows of world-renowned artists, Tel Aviv has it all.
Take a stroll through Florentine a neighborhood fraught with graffiti, or saunter down Rothschild for galleries that will have you mesmerized. With tours, day passes, and more available in numerous languages, this city truly has something for everyone.
In summation, the activities one could try when visiting Tel Aviv are plenty. There is no shortage of networking events, city tours, bars, and art exhibits that you can entertain yourself with. If you are visiting Tel Aviv for business, it is safe to say that you will easily find some awesome things to do. Look into some of these suggestions and guarantee that your trip, even if for work, is a vacation in itself.