This is Why You Should Attend ArabNet Digital Summit

Nadine Kahaleh , May 07 2017

ArabNet Digital Summit – Dubai will be launching its 5th edition on May 16. The 2-day event will include 4 forums, a Techfair, a Digital Showcase, and plenty of panels underlining the latest trends in the digital and tech landscape.

The summit will also feature a Startup Championship; the winners of previous Startup Battles will compete and pitch to a panel of judges. The fortunate winner will be rewarded with a $20K cash prize, and an acceleration scholarship in Silicon Valley.

So, whether you’re part of the tech ecosystem, or you take interest in its events, the Summit is your place to be!

Here are 5 reasons to why you should attend ArabNet Digital Summit:                                                       
High-Profile Attendees from Big Corporates 
More than 1500 attendees from over 35 countries are expected to be part of the Digital Summit this year. Representatives from well-known companies will be present at the event, such as:, ERICSSON, Nissan, STC, Facebook, Google, Reuters, etisalat, and many more!

A Convergence of Over 50 Prominent Investors
This year’s speakers’ list includes many VCs, angel networks, and other types of investors. Big names are to be hosted as panelists in our “Innovation and Investment” forum; they will be sharing their thoughts on the global trends in the world of tech investing, the how-tos of raising growth capital, the state of digital investment in the MENA, and many other topics!

Among the funding firms, we mention Techstars, 500 startups, Seedrs, Graphene Ventures, NYC Seed, Runa Capital, Wasabi Ventures, VA Angels International, VentureSouq, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), with more on the list.

The Leading Startups of the MENA Region
 As we’ve mentioned earlier, 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.

18 startups from Beirut, Kuwait, Riyadh, Cairo, Casablanca, and Dubai will be pitching to a panel of judges and a large audience of investors, entrepreneurs, leaders, etc. They’re the crème de la crème of the Arab Startup World.

On another note, an overall of 37 startups will also be exhibiting their innovative ideas at the Summit. You’ll get the chance to meet them and converse about their technology!

A TechFair Including Sponsors & Exhibitors
Accompanying the Summit this year, the Techfair will bring together leading tech companies and sponsors from across the world such as: SMART DUBAI, THOMSON REUTERS, BECO,, twofour54, and way more! The exhibitors will be uncovering the latest tech trends, recently released apps, and the newest technologies out there.

Regional and International Renowned Speakers
Over 80 speakers will be highlighting the latest updates of the world of ecommerce, smart cities, tech investments, smart economy, Adtech, and more! Travelling from across the world, these initiators of change will inspire you to join the innovation wave and will incite you to be a collaborator in the world of inventive technologies.  

Don’t miss out on all the excitement! Register now and save yourself a seat at ArabNet Digital Summit – Dubai.


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