5 Reasons to Attend ArabNet Beirut 2018

Lynn Bizri, Feb 15 2018

ArabNet Beirut 2018 kicks off in less than one week at the Hilton Habtoor Grand Hotel from Feb 20-22nd. The exclusive event will bring together thousands of leaders and decision makers from around the world to discuss opportunities in digital media, entrepreneurship, and much more.

If you haven’t registered yet, here are 5 reasons why you should attend this year’s ArabNet Beirut conference:

Meet Leading Tech Investors
The most active international and regional investors such as Jonathan Nelson, Managing Director of Hack Fund, and Ayman Jomaa, President of Numbase Group, will be at ArabNet Beirut where you will have the opportunity to connect and network with them. Moreover, the Innovation and Investment Forum will discuss the rise of cutting edge technology innovation in Lebanon and the MENA Region, what’s needed to build capabilities among local talent to meet the needs of the digital economy, and how to expand businesses to new markets.

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Interact with 100+ Senior Banking Executives from 15 Banks Across Lebanon at the Banking Innovation Day
Keep up with the latest trends in banking with regional and international digital banking experts and get insight on mobile payments, big data, the future of payments and more. The second edition of the Banking Innovation Day will be dedicated to the banking professionals and covering the latest financial technologies impacting the sector - from blockchain to performance marketing to the future of retail branches.
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Stay Ahead of Digital Transformation Across Sectors
Dive into the digitization of retail, healthcare, travel and F&B with experts in the field such as Christine Assouad, CEO of Dunkin Donuts Lebnon & Semsom, and Dagmar Symes, General Manager of Phoenicia Hotel, as well as government, private sector, and startup stakeholders. The Digital Transformation Forum will feature discussions about the best practices for digital transformation across sectors and the opportunities for innovators in different industries.

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Don’t Miss the Adtech Forum
Find out how big brands, such as Al Rifai and MEA, as well as media platforms, publishers and agencies are adapting to the new platforms that are transforming consumer habits on mobile and web; and leveraging technology and new media to deepen engagement with today’s connected consumers in the Adtech Forum. 

Catch Your Favorite Competitions during Forum Days
Attending ArabNet Beirut 2018 will give you access to the latest generation of digital leaders through ArabNet’s signature competitions. Connect with our top 10 startups competing in this year’s Startup Battle, as well as the 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, and discover the innovative products by hardware designers and developers in the Innovation Avenue. 

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