Day 1
09:30
AM

Registration and Networking

10:00
AM

Opening ceremony

  • VIP’s enter and are seated
  • National anthem plays with flag visuals
  • Lead directly into event video
  • MC welcome and introduction
  • ADCCI speech by DG / DDG or Board member (TBD)
10:30
AM

Abdullatif Al Sayegh, CEO Al Sayegh Media

The upcoming responsibilities towards our economy

  • What can we learn from entrepreneurs and SMEs in both Singapore and South Korea in terms of contributing towards building a very strong economy?
  • What type of new businesses should we focus on to be aligned with the vision and plan of the UAE?
  • Why it is every youth's responsibility to contribute to the future and make it better?
  • The amazing business potential in Al Ain and how to take an advantage of it.
10:55
AM

Q&A Session

11:00
AM

Ahmed Bukhash, Founder Archidentity

Transferring from passion to profession

11:25
AM

Q&A Session

11:30
AM

Amir Farha, Co-founder & Managing Partner - BECO Capital

Efficient Strategies for Entrepreneurship

11:55
AM

Q&A Session

12:00
PM

Saoud Mohammed al Darmaki, CEO Premier travel and tourism

Entrepreneurship : SME best practices in tourism

  • How to be a successful contributor
  • How to start your own business
  • Where do I begin?
  • 12:25
    PM

    Q&A Session

    12:30
    PM

    Lunch Break

    02:00
    PM

    Noor Al Shawa, MD Endeavor

    Challenges entrepreneurs face as they grow their business (Start up to scale up phases)

    02:25
    PM

    Q&A Session

    02:30
    PM

    Nadine Bitar, CEO Place Making

    Social Responsibility for Entrepreneurs: Innovative Entrepreneurial Making a Difference Now.

    02:55
    PM

    Q&A Session

    3:00
    PM

    Omeira Farooq Al Olama, CEO ALF Administration Training

    Development strategies of human capital

    03:25
    PM

    Q&A Session

    03:30
    PM

    Fakhra Al Mansouri - Game Designer - Tech Venture Entrepreneur

    Starting Up A Game Company And The Game Development Scene In The UAE

    03:55
    PM

    Q&A Session

    04:00
    PM

    End of Day 1

    Day 2
    09:30
    AM

    Registration and Networking

    10:00
    AM

    Opening ceremony

    MC - Day 2 welcome

    10:15
    AM

    Dr. Usman Zafar, CEO, DUC International Consulting

    Social Media Strategies Boosting Sales for SMEs

    10:40
    AM

    Q&A Session

    10:45
    AM

    Kaiser H. Naseem, Head - Bank Advisory and Digital Finance Advisory Services EMENA, Pakistan and Central Asia - World Bank Group

    Banks Strategies to Fund the SME Market Banks Strategies of Profitability and Building Long-Term Relationships with the SMEs. (Liquidity, Efficiency, Profitability Growth and Quality of Credit Portfolio)

    11:10
    AM

    Q&A Session

    11:15
    AM

    Waleid Abdulkareim, CEO OnTime Group

    Efficient Strategies for SMEs

    11:40
    AM

    Q&A Session

    11:45
    AM

    Abdulmuttalib (Talib) Hashim, TBH Consultancy, TBH Founder and Managing Director

    How can we reinvent and disrupt how youth Talent are identified and engaged

    12:10
    PM

    Q&A Session

    12:15
    PM

    Fatima Al Shamsi, Owner Fantaka Gifts, Certified Trainer & Founder

    Self-discovery as the first step on the road to success

    12:40
    PM

    Q&A Session

    12:45
    PM

    Lunch Break

    02:00
    PM

    Fahd Ali Zahid, IBM Watson Internet of Things, Continuous Engineering Practice Lead

    Internet of Things, Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship

    02:25
    PM

    Q&A Session

    02:30
    PM

    Suggested panel discussion (TBC)

    Investment environment - business-friendly environment for SMEs SPEAKERS

    • Kaiser H. Naseem
    • Abdulmuttalib (Talib) Hashim
    • Arslan Sheikh - IBM
    • Kamran Shaneen - IBM
    03:30
    PM

    End of Alainsme2017

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