The General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises ” Monsha’at” announced that the Global Entrepreneurship Conference will be held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Defense.
During more than 100 sessions and with the participation of more than 150 speakers, the conference will discuss several topics aimed at helping entrepreneurs expand their businesses around the world, provide them with the necessary skills to face crises, and enhance the flexibility of doing business.
The conference, which will be held from March 27 to 30 at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center in Riyadh, is expected to witness the attendance of a large number of local and international entrepreneurs, in addition to senior officials, decision-makers, experts, and investors.
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The conference, which is launched under the slogan “We Reinvent – Renew,” will witness various discussion sessions and the participation of senior officials and experts.
The sessions include the participation of His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, Minister of Energy, His Excellency Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Investment, His Excellency Eng. Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and His Excellency Mr. Muhammad bin Abdullah Al-Quwaiz, Chairman of the Board of the Capital Market Authority.
Jonathan Ortmans, Founder and President of Global Entrepreneurship Network, will deliver a speech entitled “Building One Global Entrepreneurship System”, followed by a panel discussion with Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple.
The activities of the first day will include a panel discussion by the well-known Egyptian businessman Samih Sawiris, while Marc Bernays Randolph, co-founder and former CEO of Netflix will also participate in a panel discussion.
The Summit Room hosts some sessions; including the “World Entrepreneurship World Cup Organizers Summit” session and the “Inaugural Session of the Emerging Nations Summit”, while the first room includes a session entitled “The Future of E-Commerce”, a session on “Next Generation Accelerators”, followed by a session on “Entrepreneurship during Crises”, and another About the “Future of FinTech in the Middle East and North Africa” and a session entitled “Global Startup Huddle”.
In a parallel context, the second room will host several sessions, including “Comprehensive Prosperity” and “What Founders Need to Know About Valuing Their Business”, “Doing Business in Saudi Arabia”, and a session entitled “The Art of Angel Investment” and “The Value of PropTech in a World” after the epidemic.
The third room will witness several sessions of interest to all male and female entrepreneurs and those interested in the sector. These include “The Creative Economy”, “Stimulating Entrepreneurial Ecosystems”, “Fleet Management and Mobility Solutions”, and “Breakthrough Barriers: The Story of Muhannad Abu Dayyeh”.
As for the sessions of the fourth room, various theses will be presented. Among them are “The Rendanheyi Model: Smarter Management”, “The Future of Women’s Entrepreneurship and Global Research”, “Emerging Countries Summit: Inclusive Entrepreneurship”, “Emerging Countries Summit: Education and Youth Entrepreneurship”, and “Vision 2030: The Changing Landscape” The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Saudi Arabia”, and “Blockchain and NFTs: What Do They Mean for Startups?”.
In the fifth room, sessions will be held under the title “Ministry of Investment: Promoting Saudi Arabia as an Investment Destination”, “Founders Summit: Cross-Border Cooperation between Promising Founders”, “Emerging Countries Summit: Growth and Expansion”, and “Startup Nations: Startup Capital” Summit, “The Emerging Countries Summit: Capital Growth”.
The main hall will witness a session entitled “Lessons from Building the Digital Future”, followed by a session on “The Future of Analytics”, as well as a session on “The Economic Impact of Investment in Tourism”, and another entitled “How Small and Medium Enterprises Benefit from Free Zones”.
Those interested in everything related to entrepreneurship will be on a date with many rich experiences through various sessions, including sessions entitled “Vision 2030: Unlocking the Potential of Saudi Women”, “Nurturing Youth Entrepreneurship”, and “Foresight: The Rise of the Film Industry in Saudi Arabia” The GEN Beginners Fair, Generating Cultural Capital for Entrepreneurs, Global Enterprise Registration Summit, and The Role of Family Businesses in the Future of Entrepreneurship.
Sessions also include “Redefining the Customer Experience”, “Deep Technology Turning Points”, “Thriving in a Digital Creative Economy”, “Building an Active and Sustainable Owner Network”, and “The Rise of the Venture Capital Ecosystem in Saudi Arabia” “Intellectual Property Marketing”, “The Future of Entertainment”, “Shaping the Future of Incubation”, and “Corporate Innovation”.
The conference activities will also continue, with sessions titled “Why Digital Marketing is Vital for Small Businesses”, “Bringing Silicon Valley to Saudi Arabia”, “The Fourth Industrial Revolution”, and “What’s Next for Tech Startups in 2022?”, and “A New Vision for Misk Leadership”, “Win in the Customer Experience!”, and “Mastering Your Business Presentation and Personal Branding”.
The conference concludes with many sessions and workshops. Among its main titles are: “Enabling Investments in the Digital Economy”, “Supply Chain Trends that SMEs Should Know”, and “Boost Your Startup Growth”.
It is noteworthy that the conference includes an accompanying exhibition, workshops, and innovation sections, and provides an important opportunity for policymakers to listen to entrepreneurs and understand the challenges they face, thus contributing to the formulation of a unified, more sustainable, and flexible global entrepreneurial environment, in addition to providing the opportunity for entrepreneurs to meet with their counterparts from around the world and benefit from From their experiences, and listening to the most important global experts in this field.