Make the Most Out of ArabNet Digital Summit

Nadine Kahaleh , May 11 2017

ArabNet Digital Summit is launching on May 16. The 2-day conference is a high-scale event where professionals, entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders of the digital and tech industry network and catch up on the hottest trends of the ecosystem.

This year’s Summit features a rich agenda; 4 forums, a techfair , a digital showcase, and plenty of panels on the latest innovations in the digital and tech landscape are in the pipeline.

Here’s how to make the most out of ArabNet Digital Summit! 

Consult the Agenda
The agenda encompasses all the panels, forums, and exhibitions featured at the Summit. Consult it and highlight what interests you the most. Based on the agenda’s content, you’ll be able to devise a plan according to which you navigate the Summit.

Discover the Venue
Familiarize yourself with the venue to know in which halls each panel or session is taking place. Avoid rushing and walking in late on an important talk.

Be an Early Bird
Don’t stand in long queues to get your access badge; come early and register without getting stuck at the registration desk!

Use the Hashtag
One great way to take home insights from speakers, collect information, connect with industry professionals, and network with fellow attendees is by following the event’s hashtag #ArabnetDubai on social media. (Tweets with the hashtag will also be live-streamed at the event.)

Network Like a Rock Star
Aside from the high-profile speakers who will be present at The Summit, the event will attract entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals of the ecosystem – an ocean of networking opportunities. Check out our article on how to be a networking whiz at the Summit.

Be Active in Panels
Don’t hesitate to ask questions and participate in discussions and panels, when you are given the opportunity to do so. This will not only help you stand out from the crowd and get your ideas across, but you may also gain some additional valuable insights from the speaker(s).

Attend the Exhibitions
The TechFair and Digital Showcase are great places to connect with exhibitors, as well as discover the latest trends, applications, and technologies in the Arab region. So, make sure you attend both of them!

Catch the Pitches
The Summit will feature a Startup Championship where all the winners of previous Startup Battles will be placed on a large competitive plateau – rising from local to global. This is a great opportunity to check out the best startups in the Arab world!

Share your Experience
The insights you gained at the Summit are likely to be useful to your team or colleagues, so make sure to set aside time to pass on what you’ve learned through an in-person session, email, or post.


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