5 Reasons You Should Attend ArabNet Beirut 2017
Arabnet Beirut 2017 is just around the corner, with over 1300 confirmed attendees. Here is why you should attend this year’s conference:
1. Get access to rich content:
ArabNet Beirut offers 3 full days of content. Get informed about local MENA Investors and accelerators, and learn more about vertical specialization. Find out more about cross-platform engagement. Develop your skills on data measurement and analysis. Be a part of discussions on the hottest topics in the world of tech, including e-commerce, mobile banking and fintech.
Attendees also get exclusive insight from top speakers like Melissa Jun Rowley, CEO and Co-Founder of citizen activism platform The Toolbox and Ali Babaoglan Angel Investor at AR Pandora.
2. Expand your Professional Network
With over 1300 participants, ArabNet Beirut offers you plenty of opportunity to grow your network. Attendees can also download the ArabNet Beirut 2017 Application, which facilitates networking with top digital leaders.
There will also be an exhibition of over 40 leading digital companies. This gives you the chance to connect and discover the latest trends, applications, and technologies in the region. If you’re already attending, download the app on Playstore or Itunes.
Additionally, willing participants can try the networking equivalent of speed dating. Speed networking matches entrepreneurs with investors and business leaders, creating the perfect setting to meet 1 on 1.
3. Get access to Entrepreneurship Opportunities
Attending ArabNet 2017 gives you access to the generation of digital leaders through ArabNet competitions. Connect with our top 10 startups competing in this year’s Startup Battle, as well as 10 Ideathon finalists who will pitch live on stage.
Meet the best young talents in the regional advertising, communications and media industries, with our Creative Combat competition.
Explore new technologies in entrepreneurship and product development with ArabNet’s Prototype Day workshops. Read more about the workshops offered.
4. Be a part of a unique maker hub
ArabNet Beirut serves as a makerspace, providing a medium for interaction on open source and do-it yourself hardware.
It is also a platform for youth empowerment through showcasing robots created by Lebanese high school students. Attending the robotics showcase supports future local innovators in the industry, and provides the opportunity to connect professionally early on.
5. Attend the all-new Banking Innovation Day
Keep up with the latest trends in banking with over 150 attendees. Regional and international digital banking experts will discuss the hottest topics in digital banking. Get insight on mobile payments, big data, the future of payments and more.
ArabNet 2017 is also showcasing top MENA fintech startups, and giving participants the chance to attend two tracks: Digital channels and products, and digital marketing for banks.
If you haven’t already, register now to attend. Don’t miss out!