Posted on January 22, 2019
The largest tech festival in the Middle East, STEP Conference, is happening at Dubai Internet City on February 13-14, 2019, gathering for the seventh year in a row, tech startups, investors, entrepreneurs, and influential speakers.
We’re stoked to see names from the Lebanese ecosystem in the lineup of panels and talks along with an impressive list of international speakers. We’re also very excited to be participating!
With four uniquely placed conferences – STEP Start, STEP Money, STEP X, and STEP Digital – participants will experience the industry’s newest innovations, brand activations, live entertainment and benefit from exclusive one-on-one meetings with some of the region’s brightest and experienced mentors and investors.
Along with Amr Awadallah– Cloudera, Asma Shabab– IBM Watson IoT, Eric Fulwiler– VaynerMedia, Jenny Zeng– MSA Capital, Sirish Kumar – Telr, Marta Piekarska – Hyperledger, Tammer Qaddumi– Venture Souq, Padmini Gupta– Go Rise and many more speakers at the conference, we have exclusive insight on all the panelists and speakers from the Lebanese ecosystem and the Berytech community taking on the different stages:
Starving for innovation
Fadi Bizri, SE Factory
Fouad Fattal – Krimston
Natalie Sleiman – She Loves Tech
Supportive or self-serving?
Lynn AlKhatib, Nestle
Anis Zantout, FP7
The pitfalls of “teaching” entrepreneurship
Dr. Bijan Azad, AUB
Our favorite F word: Funding
Corine Kiame, IM Capital
Driving Business Growth through Social Impact
Omar Itani, FabricAid
Fadi Ghandour – Wamda
Getting Attention from Brands: Followers or Access
Naji Ghaziri – Nestle
Brand Stories: Creating Powerful Experiences
Georgio Copter – SnapChat
Elephant in the room by The Marketing Society
Dany Jabbour – Sarwa
Adoption of EVs: Meeting Energy Demands & Infrastructure
Karim Banna, ICONIQ Motors
Startups across tech, finance, digital, health and a wide range of industries will be showcasing at the Startup Basecamp and will even get a chance to participate at the STEP Pitch Competition.
The conference expects 6000+ attendees, 1000+ participating entrepreneurs and $1 billion of funding present. Make sure not to miss this genuine experience full of energy. We won’t!