GEW 2019

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019

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 2019

11

Design for Non-Designers  


  •   Aysha Abuljalil
  •   6:00PM - 8:00PM
  •   Bahrain FinTech Bay
  •   #GEWEducation
November 2019

12

18th Annual Arab Business Owners & Investors Conference  


  •   List of Panelists
  •   First Day 3:00PM - 5:45PM
      Second Day 10:00AM - 3:45PM
      Third Day 10:00AM - 3:30PM
  •     Ritz Carlton - Areena
  •   #GEWEcosystems
November 2019

13

FinTech for Startups 


  •   Ameen Al Tajer
  •   6:00PM - 8:00PM
  •   Bahrain FinTech Bay
  •   #GEWEducation
November 2019

13

Startup Chats  


  •   Mohamed Ali
  •   6:00PM - 8:30PM
  •   Space340
  •   #GEWInclusion
November 2019

14

Hacking Hackathons 


  •   Lana Al Attar
  •   6:00PM - 8:00PM
  •   Bahrain FinTech Bay
  •   #GEWEducation
November 2019

15

2019 Young Traders 


  •   Open to the Public
  •   6:00PM - 8:30PM
  •   Seef Mall
  •   #GEWInclusion
November 2019

16

Self-Renewal: Energy Management & Leveraging Emotional Intelligence 


  •   Nadia Muijrers
  •   10:00AM - 2:00PM
  •   Brinc Batelco
  •   #GEWEducation
November 2019

16

Kick-Start Your Business 


  •   Raed Abdulla
  •   4:00PM -7:00PM
  •   Intercontinental Regency
  •   #GEWInclusion
November 2019

17

AlMajlis App – Collaborative Speed Networking 


  •   Mohammed Isa
  •   6:00PM - 9:00PM
  •    Crowne Plaza
  •   #GEWEcosystems
November 2019

17

Entrepreneurship Journey - Adventure to Success


  •   Rana Kilani
  •   4:00PM - 8:00PM
  •     Westin City Centre
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

17

Build a 24/7 Sales Machine with Digital Marketing


  •  Mohtab Arabiat 
  •   10:00AM - 4:00PM
  •     Downtown Rotana
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

18

MENA Angel Investors Summit


  •    List of Panelists
  •   8:00AM - 2:00PM
  •   Al Ghazal Ballroom, Ritz Carlton
  • #GEWEcosystems
November 2019

18

Open Banking: Opportunities To Get Into the Financial World


  •   Ameen Altajer
  •   6:00PM - 8:00PM
  •     Brinc Batelco
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

18

Innovate


  •   Essa Esam Hadi
  •   6:00PM - 8:30PM
  •     Space340
  • #GEWEcosystems
November 2019

19

Getting The Most Out Of Your Startup Board


  •   Leena Al Olaimy,  Heather Henyon,  Kalyan Krishnan,  Areije Al Shakar,  Khalid Saad,  Marwa Al Eskafi,  Ryan Sharif,  Joy Ajlouny
  •   5:00PM - 7:00PM
  •     FinTech Bay
  • #GEWInclusion
November 2019

19

BCCI TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT: The E-Commerce Ecosystem


  •   List of Panelists
  •   10:00AM - 2:00PM
  •     Capital Club
  • #GEWEcosystems
November 2019

19

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem


  •   Incubators & Accelerators in Bahrain
  •   11:00AM - 3:00PM
  •    Ahlia University
  • #GEWEcosystems
November 2019

20

Zoholics Bahrain 2019


  •   List of Panelists
  •   8:00AM - 6:00PM
  •   Crowne Plaza
  • #GEWInclusion
November 2019

20

Boost Your Business to International Franchising


  •   Qays Ribeah, Maroun El Hajj, Shatha Al Sayed, Nawaf Al Majid
  •   5:00PM - 7:00PM
  •   Crowne Plaza
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

20

Our Innovations are our Exports


  •   Dr. Afaf, Prof. Odah
  •   6:00PM - 8:00PM
  •   Butterfly Technology
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

21

Women In Startup


  •   Lana Al Attar, Doris Martin, Saba Saleem, Najma Ghuloom, Noor Bahman 
  •   3:00PM - 5:00PM
  •   Flat6Labs Bahrain
  • #GEWInclusion
November 2019

21

Establish Your CR


  •   Hasan Awadh, Elham Al Watani
  •   10:30AM - 12:30PM
  •   Crowne Plaza
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

21

Preparing a Young Entrepreneur Workshop


  •   Mr. Sameer Nooruddin Dr. Fatima Al Balooshi
  •   9:00AM - 3:30PM
  •   Wyndham Grand
  • #GEWInclusion
November 2019

21-23

FinTech Startup Weekend Bahrain 2019


  •   List of Speakers
  •   6:30PM - 10:00PM
  •    Bahrain FinTech Bay
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

21

Towards an Entrepreneurial Environment


  •   Ali Al-Hammam
  •   10:00AM - 12:00PM
  •   Wyndham Grand
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

22-23

Falak Unreasonable Weekend


  •   Suhail Al Gosaibi, Jitender Shekhawat, Maniza Dewan
  •   All Weekend
  •    Downtown Rotana
  • #GEWInclusion
November 2019

23

Design Thinking for Value Proposition Innovation


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  • #GEWEcosystems
November 2019

23

Kids Who Start Up


  •   Sh. Rashid Khalifa Al-Khalifa
  •   9:00AM - 5:00PM
  •         Clever Play
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

23

Artist Start-Up Workshop


  •   Latifa Al Khalifa
  •   10:00AM - 4:00PM
  •   Private
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

23

Take Advantage and Start-Up a Business


  •   Ali Al Hassan
  •   9:00AM - 2:00PM
  •   Wyndham Grand
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

23

What Comes After Passion


  •   Bo Nabeel
  •   4:00PM - 8:00PM
  •   Gulf Hotel
  • #GEWInclusion
November 2019

24

Let's Learn, Create & Sell 


  •   Dr. Nehal Al Naggar  Bushra Asif  Mrs. Roubina Taufiq Shah  Kausar Iqba
  •   11:00AM - 4:00PM
  •      Andalus Garden - Marjan Space
  •   #GEWEducation
November 2019

24

Designing Products and Services for a Circular Economy


  •   Moyez Kassam, Nadia Muijrers
  •   8:30AM - 1:00PM
  •   Wyndham Grand
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

24

Food Ideathon - Food & Agriculture Entrepreneurship Workshop


  •   Semi Hakim, Haldun Oz
  •   10:00AM - 5:00PM
  •   Brinc Batelco
  • #GEWInclusion
November 2019

24

Energy Saving Agreements – Savings and Financial Structure


  •   Abdullah Al-Mudaifa
  •   6:30PM - 8:30PM
  •   Westin -City Centre
  • #GEWEducation
November 2019

24

Government Procurement Workshop


  •   Tender Board Representatives
  •   11:00AM - 12:30PM
  •   Crowne Plaza
  • #GEWPolicy
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