As part of its efforts to bolster the Kingdom of Bahrain's status on the global entrepreneurship landscape and promote the entrepreneurial culture locally, Tamkeen is preparing to host Bahrain’s 4th Global Entrepreneurship Week from 17 - 24 November 2019, in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network in Bahrain “GEN Bahrain”.

Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi Chief Executive of Tamkeen said that the annual event serves as a platform to foster and enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem for Businesses and potential startups.

Dr. Janahi added: “Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week has become an annual landmark event for entrepreneurial activities in Bahrain. By giving tomorrow’s entrepreneurs the opportunity to engage with experts and stakeholders in all sectors, we hope that to inspire them to take the initiative and navigate their path towards business ownership armed with the right approach and knowledge.”

Celebrated by more than 10 million people in more than 170 countries worldwide each year, Global Entrepreneurship Week is one of the largest entrepreneurial events of its kind. The event, which has grown to encompass more than 35,000 events each year, is organized by the Global Entrepreneurship Network with support from the Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation.

The week-long event includes a broad array of activities, including seminars, conferences, workshops and other entrepreneurship-related events that bring together entrepreneurs, investors, decision makers and other stakeholders to discuss pressing challenges and issues and devise solutions to boost economic growth and development at the local and global levels.

Bahrain’s Global Entrepreneurship Week agenda will feature around 40 activities focusing on four main areas: Policies, Procedures and Regulations, Entrepreneurial Systems, Inclusiveness, and Education. It is anticipated that more than 8,000 people will participate in these activities.

Held in partnership with more than 40 partners, the events feature the MENA Angel Investors Summit, the Zoholics International Conference - which will be held for the first time in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Local and international partners of 4th Global Entrepreneurship Week include the Economic Development Board, Bahrain Fintech Bay, the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry, local angel investor concept pioneers Tenmou, cloud-based business application tech firm Zoho, and others.

Full event agenda and registration details are available on Tamkeen's website (www.tamkeen.bh/gew)