In recent years Tel Aviv is to be found on lists of cities most renowned for business opportunities, especially in Hi-Tech fields. The city is home to a fertile, mature startup ecosystem with hundreds of new Hi-Tech businesses founded every year and rates of success far exceeding those characterizing most other Hi-Tech business centers around the world. Not the last role in this was played by the emergence of new business places in Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv's population is less than half a million (410 thousand true to beginning of 2018) and Israel being a small country the local market is extremely limited. This is why many businesses in Tel Aviv seek oversees customers. A large volume of visitors staying in hotels in Tel Aviv are business men who come to explore opportunities for ties with local businesses.
When planning a business trip to Tel Aviv it is important to choose a hotel which will allow you to maximize the trip's potential, location and facilities are two of the main things to be taken into account. Some Tel Aviv beach hotels
, the five stars Carlton among them, have become well known for providing all that's needed, accommodation wise, for a successful business trip.
We've gathered for you information about business clusters in Tel Aviv and tips for anyone looking to do business in the city.
Israel's Coastal Plain
is a major Hi-Tech area second only to Silicon Valley
Ask anyone well acquainted with Hi-Tech centers around the world and you'll find that the whole of Israel's coastal plain is considered a major business center especially so far as Hi-Tech businesses go. Tel Aviv is right at the heart of things with a number of areas worthy of special interest.
In the east of the city there is Ramat Hachayal, many international giant corporations have offices there, among them IBM, Comverse and Ness technologies. Ramat Hachayal is only 15 minutes away from downtown and so any search for hotels Tel Aviv Israel will yield possible accommodation options.
Neighborhoods at the city center are popular with hi-tech businesses in Tel Aviv. Office space here is expensive but unique character well compensates for this as people love to work here and climate for doing business in optimal. Many hotels in Tel Aviv are located close by, choosing one which best suites your needs is important, the Carlton, located right on the beach will undoubtedly allow you to enjoy your stay while achieving your visit's goals.
Tips for Creating Ties With Businesses In Tel Aviv
If You're looking to setup ties with a business in Tel Aviv and are staying in a Tel Aviv beach hotel, or any hotel Tel Aviv for that matter, there are a few things you should know about the local business culture.
People working in Tel Aviv, especially in hi-tech startups, are focused, high energy, determined and fun individuals. Since Israel is a small country many entrepreneurs, business owners and employees are inter-linked socially. There is less emphasis on politeness. Attention is focused on achieving goals and overcoming obstacles.
When dealing with Israelis it is important to be open and transparent. Gaining trusts is essential, take time to talk with staff at hotels in Tel Aviv, whichever one you may be staying at, arm yourself with trivia and possible subjects for small talk, avoid politics and home security issues.
Typical Challenges of Doing Business In Tel Aviv
If you are from the United States you should take into account the time difference. Allow yourself time to rest up in your room at a Tel Aviv hotel and overcome jet lag. Remember that the time difference between Tel Aviv and New York is 7 hours (Tel Aviv is GMT+2, New York GMT-5), the difference between Tel Aviv and the U.S east coast is 10 hours. If you are looking to launch a business in Tel Aviv it is a good idea to cooperate with a local entrepreneur and opt for a joint venture. The Carlton, considered one of the finest Tel Aviv beach hotels, is a great place to stay, conduct business meetings
and set up base for business opportunity exploration excursions.