SME World Summit 2018

Keynotes . Panel Discussions  .  Expo

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

21 March 2018

The Biggest Entrepreneurship Conference

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A Grand Celebration of Entrepreneurship

After the grand success of 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 editions, SME World Summit 2018 will be back with a big bang! The summit will be held in partnership with Dubai SME in Dubai, in March 2018. The summit celebrates the hopes and ambitions of each entrepreneur who strives in the challenging environment to win the race and accomplish his vision. It cherishes every innovative mind that seeks to bring change, every leader who aims to rise, and every investor willing to take risks to create value.

A 5 Star Experience

High Value Engagement

By Invitation Only

Powerful Agenda

Globally Acclaimed Speakers

Productive Environment

SME World Summit 2017 – Speakers

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Mr. Mihir Koltharkar

CEO, 24 Karat Training

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Mr. Mohammed Mesbah

Head of HR, Americal President Lines, Egypt

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Ms. Jaya Bhatia

MD, Jobhunt HR & Management Consultancy

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Ms. Leena Khalil

Founder, Mumz World, UAE

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Mr. Asin Nurani

RTS Global partners

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Mr. Corrie Block

International speaker

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Ms. Inji Borai

Founding partner, Acumen Consulting, Egypt

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Mr. Mehdi Sakaly

SME Instrument Ambassador, Executive Agency for SMEs, EU Commission, EUROPE

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Mr. Murtaza Manji

Director, Action Coach

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Mr. Bilal Sabouni

CEO, American Business, Council of Dubai & the Northern Emirates

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Mr. Shridhar Sampath

Motivational speaker, Motivaluate Consulting & Training

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Mr. Mohamed Hawary

Regional Director, GroFin, EGYPT

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Ms. Tasneem Lakdawala

Partner, KPMG

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Ms. Wafa Obaidat

CEO & Creative Director of Obai & Hill

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Mr. Anand Soni

CFO, BAFCO

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Mr. Roberto Lopes Da Silva

General Manager Retail, Toyota at Al- Futtaim Motors

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Mr. Shafiq ur Rahman

Partner, Ahmed Algabari, Chartered Accountants

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Mr. David Hunt

Founder and Owner Lynwood Consulting, UAE

Founder and Managing Partner at Middle East Venture Partners(MEVP)

Mr. Walid Hanna

Founder and Managing Partner at Middle East Venture Partners(MEVP)

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Mr. Saeed Matar Al Marri

Deputy CEO , Dubai SME

Ahmed Ibrahim, Partner, Head of Equity Capital Markets, Al Tamimi and Company

Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim

Partner, Head of Equity Capital Markets, Al Tamimi & Company

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Mr. Amir Ahmed

Partner, Pinsent Masons

Mr. Mazdak Rafaty, Managing Partner, Ludwar International Consulting, Journalist and Speaker

Mr. Mazdak Rafaty

Managing Partner, Ludwar International Consulting, Journalist and Speaker

Gurhan Kalelioglu

Mr. Gurhan Kalelioglu

Vice President, Oracle Digital, ECEMEA (Eastern, Central Europe Middle East & Africa)

Ms. Britt Ludvisgen, Advisor Special Projects Business Development and Integration, Expo 2020

Ms. Britt Ludvisgen

Advisor Special Projects Business Development and Integration, Expo 2020

SME World Summit 2017 – Speakers

Saygin Yalcin

Reg Athwal

Mohammed Hawary

Kristen Carroll

Leena Khalil

Jorge Castellote

Corrie Block

Kamran Siddiqi

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  • FREE PASS
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    • Access to panel discussions
    • Access to workshops
    • Access to expo area
  • SILVER PASS
    $28 /person
    • Complimentary coffee break
    • Full access to all conferences
    • VIP valet parking
  • VIP PASS
    $100 /person
    • Lunch and coffee voucher
    • Full access to all conferences
    • VIP valet parking

About the Organizers

SME World is organized by SPI Group, a formidable B2B engagement platform.

SPI group boasts of a powerful portfolio of Leading and Immersive conferences and summits, focused on B2B audiences. The delegates and speakers we attract are unparalleled in their level of seniority, relevance and influence. Our prominent conferences are:

– SME World Summit – The biggest entrepreneurship conference of the region
– Global Innovation Summit – The largest innovation conference of the region
– Emirates NBD Global Business Series – Interactive sessions with Billionaires
– Make in UAE Summit- Largest manufacturing and trade conference

Our conferences have attracted over 18,000 Entrepreneurs and Corporate Executives in the last three years thereby emerging as the one of the most trusted engagement platforms.

In addition to industry leading summits, SPI group is renowned for publishing world-class, award winning magazines like Intelligent SME, Innovation & TECH and Robust RAK.

Testimonials

  • “I have been attending past few events(Global Business Series) organized by your team and I must mention it's a great platform to gain valuable knowledge and network with amazing people. I would like my company to be one of the partners supporting the event in future. Could someone guide as to what's required so we can prepare ourselves?.”

    Bipin Pillai CEO, Pioneer Consultancy
  • “Sincere  congratulations on behalf of Durar Advertising DMCC for organizing(Global Innovation Summit) a brilliant convention yesterday. It was inspiring, informative and practical. We absolutely loved it and thought it was dedicatedly executed. My colleagues and I found the wide range of informative speakers on the panel really impressive.”

    Faiza N Senior Relationship Manager
  • “Very inspiring and motivational, your support towards SMEs is very encouraging.” - SME World Summit

    Cristina Dagaz Dagaz Consultancy
  • “In one word the session was inspirational, Quality of the content delivered by the speaker was fantastic. Infectious energy. He had great enthusiasm for SME sector. The insights and impacts he shared on change in technology was amazing. I was very pleased with the overall organisation of the event(Global Business Series)."

    Mark Edwards Portfolio Director Commercial Banking & Global Functions, HSBC
  • “It was actually a very positive, insightful and motivational session about a working mother. I am already motivated to do something of my own. It was a beautifully organised event(Global Business Series) and I would love to attend many more.”

    Maria Philomena Fernandes Assistant Vice President, Mashreq Bank

Our Sponsors

Conceptualized & Organised by

SPI

An Initiative By

ISME

Strategic Alliance Partner

Dubai SME

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