The Labour Fund “Tamkeen” has extended the registration period of the 6th edition of Mashroo3i Youth Business Competition, for the year 2019 – 2020, due to the high the demand where the applications reached more than 150 application, until February 15th, 2020. This extension is granted to allow a larger segment of the Bahraini youth to join the comprehensive program that will enable them to transform their business ideas into successful entrepreneurial projects.


Mashroo3i Youth Business Competition targets in its 6th edition Bahrainis aged 18 to 35 in teams of 2 to 3 individuals who wish to have their entrepreneurial ideas polished and developed into successful businesses.


The Evaluation Committee of “Mashroo3i” has begun the process of reviewing the applications received in order to select qualified applicants for the upcoming stages of the program. The competition will conclude by honoring the best 3 projects during the final ceremony. Moreover, a number of awards will be distributed among the participants including the Feasibility Study of the Year Award, the Business Model Award, the Marketing, Sales & Promotion Award, Most Responsible Business of the Year Award, the Charismatic Entrepreneur of the Year, the Innovation Award, E-Business of the Year Award, Active use of Social Media Award and the People’s Choice Award.


Speaking on the occasion, H.E Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, Chief Executive of Tamkeen, said, “Mashroo3i Youth Business Competition attracts a large segment of ambitious young Bahrainis who intend to pursue entrepreneurial career paths; therefore, this extension aims to allow more individuals with innovative ideas to take part in the program and benefit from key training opportunities that will enable them to actualize their business ideas, and consequently contribute to the growth of the private sector in line with Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030.”




Launched by Tamkeen to promote the culture of entrepreneurship among youth, Mashroo3i Youth Business Competition is a national platform designed to support and guide participants to learn about the fundamentals of creating successful feasibility studies, porotypes, and assist in converting them into successful business. Provided that, the national competition celebrates inspiring Bahraini entrepreneurs encouraging innovative and creative ideas.


For further information regarding Mashroo3i Youth Business Competition visit www.tamkeen.bh/mashroo3i and follow us on our social media channels @tamkeenbahrain.