15th & 16th November 2017
Registration/ Exhibition open from 8.30am daily
Dtec Entrepreneur Day Conference: 8.45am – 17.00pm 15th Nov
Dtec Entrepreneur Day Workshops: 9.00am – 17.00pm 16th Nov
This is a business event open to adults only
The Dtec Entrepreneur Day is a two day event that gathers the best and brightest from the MENA startup scene to Dtec, the largest technology hub in the region, for an annual celebration of entrepreneurship.
The conference on day 1 offers top speakers and panel sessions on topics including Blockchain, Smart Government, E-Commerce, Investment and Social Influence along with the annual pitch competition in which shortlisted startups compete for the opportunity to win a cash prize, a Volkswagen Arteon car for one year courtesy of Volkswagen, business setup, flexi desk space in Dtec and support and advice from our business partners.
The first day ends with a casual networking event in the courtyard.
Day two offers the chance to learn new skills via the multiple workshops on offer.
The Dtec Entrepreneur Day is open to all, whether you are a Dtec member or not, but of course special rates apply for Dtec members!
Showcase your company at Dtec Entrepreneur Day
Want to showcase your business to 700+ attendees including potential new clients, investors, media and our corporate partners? Exhibit at the event by booking an exhibition pod!
Speakers and panelists confirmed so far include:
Caspar Herzberg: President Schneider Electric Middle East and Africa and Author of 'Smart Cities, Digital Nations
Professor Vikas Shah: Serial Entrepreneur, Investor and author of award winning blog Thought Economics
John Trbvich: Partner, Arsenal Ventures USA
Walid Mansour: Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer at Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP)
Tariq Qureishi: CEO & Founder, MAD Talks
Ali Fenwick: Behavioural Economist, Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Hult University & Founder of Lead TCM&L
Omar Al Busaidy; Entrepreneur, Author & Tourism & Investment Manager
Nina Zandnia: Entrepreneur, Style Icon, TV personality, Blogger and Brand Ambassador
Philip Bahoshy, Founder & CEO Magnitt
Plus many more still to be announced
For updates visit www.dtec.ae/ed
Dtec Entrepreneur Day takes place with the support of its partners including its Official Automotive Partner Volkswagen and Supporting Partners including Intel, IBM, SAP, Microsoft, VISA, Dubai Chamber Startupbootcamp, Thomson Reuters, RIT, UAE Exchange, Telr, Smart Dubai, Orange Business Services, U.S.-UAE Business Council, Alibaba Cloud, MEVP, Intelak.