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GEW2018

Created in 2008, Global Entrepreneurship Week is considered as the world’s largest celebration of the innovators, entrepreneurs, and economists who collaborate to drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

During one week each November, more than 160 countries celebrate the week by hosting thousands of events and competitions inspiring millions to engage in entrepreneurial activities and connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors, and investors.

Supported by many world leaders and a network of 10,000 partner organizations, each year GEW empowers roughly 25 million people through more than 25,000 activities.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is organized by Global Entrepreneurship Network and powered by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.


Our Objectives:

  • To support Bahraini individuals developing their ideas into reality in order to drive economic growth forward
  • To enhance the entrepreneurial spirit and inspire innovation across all business sectors leading to economic development in line with the Kingdom’s 2030 vision.
  • To spread entrepreneurship awareness and gather Bahraini experts in business and investments sectors.
  • To emphasize the establishment of such initiatives in the Kingdom leading role to keep pace with global economic developments.


Events Calendar :


November 2018

11

EO Majlis 


  •   Suhail G. Algosaibi, Basim Alsaei, Faeq Alolaiwat, Omar AlKhan
  •   4:00PM - 7:00PM
  •     Diplomat Hotel - Grand Ambassador - Suit 3
  •   #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

11

The Innovation Economy


  •   Simon Galpin, Amal Kooheji, AlHarith Alatawi, Lawrence Morgan
  •   5:30PM - 6:45PM
  •    Nomad, The Courtyard Seef
  •   #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

11

Building and Scaling Your Team to Sustain Growth


  •   Nadia Muijrers, Moyez Kasam
  •   10:00AM - 2:00PM
  •     Diplomat Hotel - Grand Ambassador - Suit 3
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

11

Food Ideathon: 5 Tracks, 5 Talks


  •   
  •   6:00PM - 9:00PM
  •    Brinc, 3rd floor, Batelco Building, Manama
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

11

Digital Marketing


  •   Ahmed Al-Kooheji
  •   6:30PM - 8:45PM
  •   Bahrain Fintech Bay, 3rd floor, Arcapita
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

12

Mena Angel Summit


  •   Dr. Jarmo Kotilaine, Jonathan Ortmans, Nawaf AlKoheji, Philip Bahoshy, Sonia Weymuller, Kushal Shah, Sanjeev Paul
  •   8:00AM - 4:00PM
  •   Ritz-Carlton
  • #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

12

Business Finance for Everyone - CELEMI Apples & Oranges


  •   Azman Shah Bin Aziz Dato
  •   8:30AM - 3:30PM
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

12

Investment for Startups


  •   Deena Shabib, Sara Schwab, Hala Ebrahim
  •   6:30PM - 8:30PM
  •   Flat6Labs, NBB Tower 15th Floor
  • #GEWwomen
November 2018

12

Cloud Computing - Less Hustle - More Business


  •   Ebrahim Rashid
  •   6:00PM - 7:00PM
  •   Muharraq Model Youth Centre 
  • #Gewyouth
November 2018

12

Approaching Angel Investors 


  •   Narayanan Ganapathy
  •   10:00AM - 11:30AM
  •    Bahrain Fintech Bay, 3rd floor Arcapita
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

12

The Affect of Robotics Education on Bahrain's Market


  •   Mohammed Azreen 
  •   5:00PM - 6:00PM
  •   Muharraq Model Youth Centre
  • #Gewyouth
November 2018

12

Technology Opportunities and Challenges


  •   Lana Al Attar
  •   6:30PM - 8:45PM
  •   Bahrain Fintech Bay, 3rd floor Arcapita
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

Tech Talks - Transactional Transformation 


  •   Khalifa A. AlMannai, Hussain Haji, Yousif AlNefaie, Razi Amin, Hisham Abu Alfateh 
  •   10:00AM - 1:00PM
  •   Crowne Plaza
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

Sijili and Foodtrucks


  •   Ahmed Al Mulla, Hanadi Al Majed 
  •   10:00AM - 1:00PM
  •     Crowne Plaza
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

Creating Conditions for Breakthrough Innovations-
CELEMI The Medici Game™


  •   Azman Shah Bin Aziz Dato
  •   8:30AM - 3:30PM
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

Women Entrepreneurs:
“The Entrepreneurial Journey Towards Success”


  •   Lana Al-Attar, Pakiza Abdulrahman, Roaya Saleh, Huda Janahi, Shaima Rahimi 
  •   11:00AM - 3:00PM
  •   Ahlia University
  • #GEWwomen
November 2018

13

Design a Better Value Proposition


  •   Faeq Alolaiwat
  •   4:00PM - 8:00PM
  •   Royal Golf Club (Riffa Views)
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

Take the Innovation Leap


  •   Faeq Alolaiwat
  •   9:00AM - 1:00PM
  •   Royal Golf Club (Riffa Views)
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

How to Find Your Passion


  •   Bader Al Essa
  •   6:00PM - 8:00PM
  •   Crowne Plaza
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

Product Design


  •   Khalid Engineer
  •   5:00PM - 7:00PM
  •         Muharraq Model Youth Centre
  • #Gewyouth
November 2018

13

Failure Nights


  •    Ameen Altajer, Fahad Almohanna, Eman Noorudin, Abdulla Alradhi
  •   6:30PM - 8:30PM
  •   Brinc, 3rd floor, Batelco Building, Manama
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

Technical Requirements and Tools for Your Startup


  •   Ahmad Yusuf Gerashi
  •   6:30PM - 8:45PM
  •     Bahrain Fintech Bay, 3rd floor, Arcapita
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

13

Export and FTA Opportunities in Bahrain


  •   Khalil Muhana, Aida Al Mudaifa
  •   11:00AM - 1:00PM
  •     Crown Plaza
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

14

Ideate Camp


  •   Mohamed Ali, Essa Essam, Amy Vaya
  •   3:00PM - 8:00PM (14 & 15 Nov)
  •   Space340
  • #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

14

Stay Ahead in a Changing World-
CELEMI Enterprise™


  •   Azman Shah Bin Aziz Dato
  •   8:30AM - 4:00PM (14 & 15 Nov)
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

14

Sale & Purchase of Small Business - In Depth Legal Analysis


  •   Abdullah Al-Mudaifa
  •   6:30PM - 8:30PM
  •   Westin Hotel - Nobel Hall 
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

14

Innovation and Entrepreneurship


  •   Professor Odeh Al-Jayyousi, Eng. Alaa Moh'd Abdulrahim
  •   5:00PM - 8:00PM
  •    Muharraq Model Youth Centre
  • #Gewyouth
November 2018

14

State of Data Science


  •   Ali Awadh
  •   6:30PM - 8:45PM
  •   Bahrain Fintech Bay, 3rd floor, Arcapita
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

14

IoT Hackathon (Competition)


  •   Zainab Khamis, Marwa Aleskafi
  •   9:00AM - 5:00PM (14 & 15 Nov)
  •   Brinc, 3rd floor, Batelco Building, Manama
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

15

Startup Weekend Bahrain (Competition)


  •   NA
  •   3 Days (15 & 16 & 17 Nov)
  •     Bahrain Fintech Bay, 3rd floor, Arcapita
  • #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

15

Challenges Women Entrepreneurs Face in the Startup Ecosystem


  •   Emma Almansoori,  Batool Dadabhai, Manar Rabea,  Yasmeen Jamal,  Wajeeha Awadh, Shaikha Marwa Al Khalifa, Hanoof Nass, Fatima Ebrahim, Amal Alsada
  •   10:00AM - 2:00PM
  •   Swiss-Belhotel
  • #GEWwomen
November 2018

15

Writing & Talking About Your Art


  •   Shaikha Latifa Al Khalifa
  •   9:30AM - 5:00PM
  •   Westin Hotel - Nobel Hall 
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

15

IoT Evening


  •   Marwa Aleskafi, Leena Al Olaimy, Wafa AlObaidat, Amina AlHawaj, Fatima Al Dhaen
  •   6:00PM - 8:00PM
  •    Brinc, 3rd floor, Batelco Building, Manama
  • #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

16

Entrepreneurial Wellbeing: Burning Bright Not Burning Out


  •   Leena AlOlaimy, Tariq AlOlaimy
  •   9:00AM - 2:00PM
  •    136.1 Yoga Studio -Amwaj
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

17

Integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI)
in Your Business


  •   Ameen Altajer
  •   10:00AM - 1:00PM
  •     Westin Hotel - Nobel Hall 
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

17

Early Retired Employees Venturing into Entrepreneurship


  •   Hazem Janahi
  •   10:00AM - 12:30PM
  •    Ramee Grand
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

17

Kick-Start Your Business


  •   Raed Abdulla
  •   4:00PM - 7:00PM
  •   Crowne Plaza
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

17

Intelligent by Design


  •   Mohammed Buallay
  •   6:00PM - 9:00PM
  •   Muharraq Model Youth Centre 
  • #Gewyouth
November 2018

17

MAXIMIZE YOUR STARTUP REACH on Social Media


  •   Ali Sabkar
  •   9:00AM - 4:00PM
  •   Intercontinental Regency (AlRiffa Ballroom) 
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

18

Corporate Governance for SMEs


  •   Saleh Husain
  •   8:30AM - 3:30PM
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

18

Digital Marketing Fundamentals


  •   Ahmad Abugosh
  •   10:00AM - 5:00PM
  •     Downtown Rotana - Meeting Plus 18th Floor
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

18

My Job as an Entrepreneur


  •   Group of Young Bahraini Entrepreneurs 
  •   5:00PM - 7:00PM
  •    Youth Innovation Center
  • #Gewyouth
November 2018

18

Making Sense of VAT


  •   Dr. Jarmo Kotilaine, Ali Al Mahroos, Philippe Norre, 
    Emma Al Mansoori
  •   5:30PM - 8:00PM
  •   Westin Hotel - Nobel Hall
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

18

Recycling Opportunities: The New Green Business


  •   Darine Attasy, Kai Khalid bin Meitlag, Reham Ahmed,  Tariq Alolaimy
  •   6:30PM - 9:00PM
  •    Bait Al Salmaniya
  • #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

18

ChangemakerXchange Talks


  •   Lana Al Attar,  Ammar Shawoosh, Nour El Assaad, Saad Hamid,  Ameen Hadeed, Yostina Boules 
  •   6:00PM - 9:00PM
  •    University of Bahrain- Zain Hall
  • #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

18

Develop a Career in Photography


  •   Ali Sharaf
  •   6:30PM - 8:30PM
  •   Almoayyed Creative Agency
    Istiqlal Road
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

19

Trademark Business Legal Matters


  •   Fatima AlKhaja, Faten Al Haddad, Dr. Hanan AlMawla  
  •   10:00AM - 1:00PM
  •   Westin Hotel - Nobel Hall 
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

19

The Hidden Gems of Islamic Fintech


  •    Wesam Baqer, Layal Ishaq, Mohammed Shaheed, Huda Janahi, Hussain Al Nattaie, Khalid Al Saad, Mahmood Qannati
  •   10:00AM - 2:00PM
  •    Ritz Carlton
  • #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

19

ChangemakerXchange Actions


  •   Lana Al Attar,  Ammar Shawoosh, Nour El Assaad, Saad Hamid,  Ameen Hadeed, Yostina Boules
  •   10:00AM - 2:00PM
  •    Brinc, 3rd floor, Batelco Building, Manama
  • #EcosystemConnect
November 2018

19

Home Based Business (Forum and Exhibition)


  •   Dr. Fatima AlBalooshi, Alharith Alatawi, Aysha Alzayed, Mohammed Alaradi 
  •   9:00AM - 3:00PM
  •    Downtown Rotana hotel
  • #Gewinclusion
November 2018

22

BlockOn


  •   NA
  •   8:00AM - 5:30PM
  •    Wyndham Hotel, Bahrain Bay
  • #Gewinclusion
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