Congresses

The Gulf Congress on Cyber Security

February 2019, Dubai, UAE

Global Blockchain Congress

Real-Life Applications

Investment Opportunities

December 2018, Dubai, UAE

The International Crypto Currencies Investment Congress

Sept 24th and 25th, Dubai, UAE

Our Services

Exclusive congresses

One on one

We prearrange meetings between solution buyers and providers

  • Prearranged one-on-one meetings in a focused, distraction-free environment
  • The supplier showcase
  • Cutting edge conferences detailing trends and hot topics in your industry
  • Networking

Investment facilitation platforms

Investment

We facilitate global investment opportunities

  • We bring the world to Arab investors and open Arab markets to international companies
  • We help Arab investors identify investment and partnership opportunities outside the Arab world
  • We partner up with governments that are interested in attracting Arab investment

Feasibility Study

Strategy

We follow a tailor-made method that helps you assess your market entry risks

  • Accurate data and market intelligence
  • Telephone and face-to-face market research to ensure accuracy and relevancy
  • Experienced multilingual team

Market penetration and support

Support

We help you strategize and penetrate the Arab market

  • Sales and marketing representation
  • Talent acquisition
  • Training
  • Full-fledged shadowing

How it works

Are you a Solution Provider?

  • We pre-qualify buyers
  • We give you a detailed list of attendees, solutions of interest, readiness to buy and budget.
  • We pre-arrange face-to-face meetings with qualified buyers
  • 50 to 100 Corporate Buyers usually attend
  • Limited spots for 30 solution providers
  • Best return on investment. Guaranteed!

Are you a Corporate Buyer?

  • Hand-picked suppliers from all over the world
  • Pre-scheduled meetings with matching vendors
  • Interact with the pioneers of your field
  • Join a community of global peers

The Plan

  • One month before the event, we share the attendees' detailed profiles
  • Suppliers select their top 20 buyers
  • Buyers select their top 20 suppliers
  • We send you your provisional meetings one week before the event
  • 4 meeting sessions, 20 minutes each
  • Solution providers showcase their products on the first day
  • Buyers visit suppliers' tables according to their schedules
  • Inspiring seminars by industry leaders take place
  • Farewell dinner

Ready to connect?

Contact Us

Leadership Team

We are a diverse group of thinkers

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Hadi Malaeb

Co-Founder & CEO

Hadi Malaeb


Hadi is a keen strategist with a passion for starting up businesses and leading change in established ones.
Having worked and lived across four continents, Hadi has a multifaceted skill set, coupled with an earnest belief in empowering people to co-create impactful solutions.
For the past 15 years, Hadi has worked with renowned organizations like the Dubai World Trade Centre, IQPC, ACE, MEED, Aura Events and Haykal Media. A strong advocate of the power of Congresses and Conferences to bridge cultural gaps and to create business opportunities that lead to increased profitability and sustained growth - he thrives on the creativity and the never ending possibilities that this line of work offers.

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Rim El Aridi

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Rim El Aridi


Rim is a Canadian executive from Arab origin who's driven by results.
Her multicultural, triligual, innovative and integrity-driven character has led her through a successful life-long journey.
Rim was a founding partner of Royalty Real Estate, a real estate brokerage firm based in Dubai, UAE. In her first year of operation, Rim achieved over 89 million Dirham in sales and 3 million Dirhams in profit.
Rim also led the executive sales team at Emerald Palace Real Estate, Kempinski Palm Jumeirah Residence.
Rim holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Ottawa, Canada.

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Abdo Achkar

Co-Founder

Abdo Achkar


Abdo is a technologist who started coding at the age of 13.
He spent most of his adult life between Philadelphia and San Francisco working in tech startups.
He currently advises and leads the technology at multiple startups.
Abdo holds a Masters of Computing Sciences degree from Villanova University.

We bring value to the table

Advisors and Mentors

World-class mentors help us direct our sail

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Ben Greenish

Future Plc, London, UK

Ben Greenish


Ben is Divisional MD at what is becoming one of the fastest growing media companies in the UK.
Responsible for UK commercial, B2B, events and the newly acquired Home Interest division based in Birmingham.
He is also Partner at VOOM which offers general management and project consultancy services for high volume sales and digital businesses specialising in b2b and consumer media, branding and sales in many sectors.
Clients include Future, TLG, Milestone plc, the National Water Colour project, the Big Issue and Motivate

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Symon Rubens

The Energy Conference Network, Houston, TX, USA

Symon Rubens


Symon is a veteran of the conference industry with over 20 years experience in the field. He held senior level positions with Terrapin (one of the world largest conference production companies) in Australia and Singapore. In 2007 he opened Terrapinn's Middle East operations, before leaving in August to become Managing Director of IQPC Middle East, Africa and India. In 5 years at IQPC he opened offices in South Africa, India, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, growing the business by 300%. In 2014 Symon left IQPC to start The Rubens Group, a consulting and trading company based in Dubai, and in 2015 moved to Houston to start the Energy Conference Network, a company specialising in conferences for oil and gas professionals.