BIOGRAPHY

MADAME SABINE BALVE | A COSMOPOLITAN GLOBAL CITIZEN

Global Movement Networker | Philanthropist | Independent Advisor about Global Challenges in the 21st Century

METROPOLITAN WORLD CITIES SHE LIVED

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World Map of Places Madame Sabine Balve lived

Native German | 35 years of International Experience | Cosmopolitan lived in Europe, Middle East, West Africa, and North America | 8 countries | Fluent speaking German, English and Italian | knowledge of languages French, Spanish and Arabic

CITIES SHE LIVED & INFLUENCED HER DEVELOPMENT

DUBAI | THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai, the capital of the Emirates of Dubai and the largest and most populated city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A Global City and Business Hub of the Middle East and host of the World Expo 2020 and in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE.

Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (after Dubai). It is also the capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which is the largest of the UAE’s seven emirates.
Abu Dhabi houses local and federal government offices and is the home of the United Arab Emirates Government and the Supreme Petroleum Council. The city is home to the President of the UAE, who is a member of the Al Nahyan family. Abu Dhabi’s rapid development and urbanization, coupled with the massive oil and gas reserves and production and relatively high average income, have transformed it into a large, developed metropolis. It is the country’s center of politics and industry, and a major culture and commerce center. Abu Dhabi accounts for about two-thirds of the roughly $400 billion UAE economy.

MUNICH | BAVARIA | GERMANY
According to the Globalization and World Rankings Research Institute, Munich is considered an alpha world city, as of 2015.

Munich, Bavaria in Germany. Munich is one of the most prosperous and fastest-growing cities in Germany. The city is a major center of art, technology, finance, publishing, culture, innovation, education, business, and tourism in Germany and Europe and enjoys a very high standard and quality of living, reaching first in Germany and fourth worldwide according to the 2015 Mercer survey. According to the Globalization and World Rankings Research Institute, Munich is considered an alpha world city, as of 2015.

LONDON | THE UNITED KINGDOM

It is the world’s largest financial center and has the fifth or sixth-largest metropolitan area GDP in the world.

London, the Capital and most populated city of England and the United Kindom. London is a leading global city in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. It is the world’s largest financial center and has the fifth or sixth-largest metropolitan area GDP in the world. It is the world’s most-visited city as measured by international arrivals and has the world’s largest city airport system measured by passenger traffic. It is the world’s leading investment destination, hosting more international retailers and ultra-high-net-worth individuals than any other city.

NEW YORK CITY | UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

New York City, County of New York States in the United States of America. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy. New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, and sports.

MILAN | LOMBARDY | ITALY

MILAN | LOMBARDY | ITALY

MILAN | LOMBARDY | ITALY

Milan, Lombardy in Italy. The city has long been named fashion capital of the world and the world’s design capital, thanks to several international events and fairs, including Milan Fashion Week and the Milan Furniture Fair, which are currently among the world’s biggest in terms of revenue, visitors and growth. Milan is considered a leading alpha global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, design, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, services, research, and tourism. Its business district hosts Italy’s Stock Exchange and the headquarters of the largest national and international banks and companies.

LUGANO | TICINO | SWITZERLAND

LUGANO | TICINO | SWITZERLAND

LUGANO | TICINO | SWITZERLAND

Lugano in Ticino, Switzerland. Lugano is a city in southern Switzerland in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino bordering Italy. Lugano is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Switzerland. The city is home to a number of historic buildings and museums, whilst the surrounding area has many natural sights. Lugano is among the most attractive and dynamic European cities, thanks to the development of long-lasting relations leading to the creation of multi-sector cooperation platforms.

LUXEMBOURG | GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG

LUXEMBOURG | GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG

LUXEMBOURG | GRAND DUCHY OF LUXEMBOURG

Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is bordered by Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south. Its capital, Luxembourg City, together with Brussels and Strasbourg, is one of the three official capitals of the European Union and the seat of the European Court of Justice, the highest judicial authority in the EU.

LOMÉ | GULF OF GUINEA | TOGO | AFRICA

LOMÉ | GULF OF GUINEA | TOGO | AFRICA

LOMÉ | GULF OF GUINEA | TOGO | AFRICA

Lomé, Gulf of Guinea, Togo, Africa. Located 200 kilometers (124 miles) from Accra, Ghana and 150 kilometers (93 miles) from Cotonou, Benin, Lomé is an important port, including a free trade zone opened in 1968. It exports phosphates, coffee, cocoa, cotton, copra, and palm oil. The port also holds an oil refinery. Lomé, with a population of 837,437 (metro population 1,570,283, is the capital and largest city of Togo.

PLACES SHE TRAVELLED

As a true global networker and a former, world-known designer of the most luxurious safes, she traveled more than 3 million kilometers in the past, which results in extensive cultural, religious and economic knowledge;  As an entrepreneur and humanitarian she had worldwide meetings with people from all sorts of walks, from poor to ultra-high-net-worth individuals, to indigenous people, genius, science, inventors and politicians around the globe.

Today as a Digital Media Influencer and Global Campaigner, Madame Sabine Balve utilizes the power of the internet to bond and engages her global network for business and economic development to build a sustainable and more humanitarian world in peace!

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World Map of Places Madame Sabine Balve traveled

Global networker traveled more than 3 Million kilometers, which results in extensive cultural, religious and economic knowledge; even understanding of indigenous people

BUSINESS WOMEN

FORMER WORLD KNOWN PRODUCT DESIGNER

LUXURY BRANDS | BRANDING EXPERT | INTERNATIONAL

About BALVE Safes and her Period as international director of STOCKINGER Safes

PRODUCT & EXCLUSIVITY

BALVE High Tech Safes, Germany, is more than a safe place to keep Valuables. They are a real piece of art and designed to be ‘exhibited’. As such this represents a revolutionary concept and a true challenge to security -mastered by our product. Known as the most exclusive safes in the world, Balve High Tech Safes come in a range of different shapes, configurations, colors and most luxurious Materials such as 24 carat-gold, sterling silver, platinum, precious stones and exotic Leathers for the interior. Some of them designed and decorated by world-famous artists. Made in Germany, the gorgeous Balve safes are not made to be hidden!

HER CLIENTELE  – Top 100 of the World

As owner and CEO of BALVE – High Tech Safe Germany with its impressive client list (it boasts some of the wealthiest people on the planet), Balve is certainly privy to some highly sensitive information and knows how to keep a secret. With more than two decades of experience in the safe business in her native Germany and as the former international director of STOCKINGER Safes Germany, she transformed successfully first the brand Stockinger from a national (Germany) to an international brand. This by changing their complete setup and marketing and business strategies with a focus on Europe and the Americas. With her own company and brand BALVE – High Tech Safe with head offices in Munich, Germany, Sabine Balve expanded with sales and trading offices in Dubai, UAE for the Middle East market.

The Major Achievements of her both BrandMark developments:

One of Madame Sabine Balve’s major achievements as international director of STOCKINGER Safe company (Germany) and as the owner of BALVE High Tech Safe has been the full creation of a 400 square meter (4.305 square foot) showroom at Maximilian Street, the most prestigious shopping street of Munich, Germany.

Her Successful International BrandMarks services:

This included forming a high professional office team, further development, and design of new innovative models of safes, the full set- up of all marketing materials, incl. catalogs, websites, etc.  All of this accompanied by marketing analysis of new markets in Europa and America and the Middle East. Madame Sabine Balve successfully planned, implemented. organized and handled the whole new set -up of the organization and branding, which included exhibitions for newly developed safe models to an exclusive clientele of wealth.

Her Successful Networking Worldwide:

She establishing excellent relations to a number of dealers and owners of other luxurious brands of world-known luxury products and retailers such as LAURENCE GRAFF, High jewelry, the most exclusives diamond jewelry in the world and others such as Cartier, etc. DAMAS Group, (the number one retailer in the world for gold jewelry), exclusive retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Luxurious yachts, Prestige cars dealer Bugatti and others, numerous antique and art, worldwide (including the number one Didier Aaron, most important art and antique dealer in the world and french bank owner). Auction houses in London, Paris, Brussels such as Sotheby’s and Christie’s, etc. Aiming to introduce top- brands and their luxurious products to ‘joint venture partners ‘ at galas, openings or receptions to compatible clients: The Top 100 wealthy of the world and other influentials, royals, presidents and others industrial leaders, etc.

YEAR EXHIBITION AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE

Madame Sabine Balve (at that time with blond hair)

Balve Safe Germany at SAKS FIFTH AVENUE. Madame Sabine Balve explaining the high tech technology of her safes 01

Frank Balve, Madame Sabine Balve, and Mister Tawhid Abdulla, the biggest wholesaler in the world for gold/jewelry, owner of DAMAS President of Gold Counsel

Exhibitions and other Highlights: Participating at the TEFAF, the number one art and antique exhibition of the World ! on prominent places .. and furthermore 25 exhibitions in Europe and America (car, yacht, art and antiques, and jewelry exhibitions, etc. with outreach to top clienteles) HIGH-level social networking at events such as RED CROSS BALL, Monte Carlo, Salzburger Festspiele and Richard Wagner Festspiele in Bayreuth, Vienna Opera Ball, etc.

All of these new activities of Madame Sabine Balve have to lead to an increase in sales of more the 2,5 times of the previous Stockinger turnover in worldwide sales in only 2 years.

Pics Madame Sabine Balve (blond) with the Son of Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum – the leader of Dubai and the president family of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates

Madame Sabine Balve and the son of His Highness Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum - the royal leader of Dubai in UAE (0)
Madame Sabine Balve and the son of His Highness Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum - the royal leader of Dubai in UAE (8)

Highlights

After the sudden death of the owner of Stockinger in 2000, unsolved issues and inheritance disputes were effecting drastically the daily business of Stockinger. It made it impossible to grow the company further, As a result, Sabine Balve decided to go ahead with her own brand of, BALVE High -Tech Safes, (Germany) which were more specialized in high end than the previous Stockinger Safes, Sabine strictly focused on tailor-made safes for customers all over the world. The (exclusive) BALVE High Tech Safes were soon acclaimed to be the Rolls Royce in Safes worldwide. So it was only natural – given the high quality of her clientele – that at the end of 2005 Balve set up a trading office in Dubai, to market the Balve Safes as well in the Middle East. Her company soon penetrated the Middle East Market with the help of a dozen exhibitions (exhibiting always in a prime location at the exhibition) Including the INDEX exhibition (the biggest interior exhibition in the middle east) as – The highlight of the year at the INDEX – Exhibition of 2006.

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