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Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2024 opens doors on Saturday: Dates, agenda, speakers, competition

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Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival 2024 opens doors on Saturday: Dates, agenda, speakers, competition

The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sherra) is organising the 7th edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival from February 3 to 4 at Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park, featuring more than 100 speakers and leaders in business from 15 countries.

Join a community of entrepreneurs, creators and changemakers. This year’s theme ‘Our Shared Canvas’ encapsulates the essence of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs have the capacity to positively transform lives across the globe.

Notable speakers at Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival

The key speakers at SEF 2024 are revolutionary leaders and industry experts, holding just one objective in mind – to show you how to maximise your potential and inspire a lasting impact. The list gets updated regularly, so stay tuned for more.

Some of the notable names include,

1. HRH Faisal Bin Bandar Bin Sultan Al Saud – Chairman of Saudi Esports Federation

2. HE Mohamed Alabbar – Founder and managing director of Emmar Properties

3. HE Dr Aisha Bin Bishr – Global digital transformation expert

4. Abdulaziz B Al Loughani – Chairman and CEO of Flowers

5. Jessica Inchauspe’ – Founder of Glucose Goddess

6. Chris Barton – Co-founder of Shazam

7. Fahad Badar – Adaptive Mountaineer

8. Jessica Kahawaty – Entrepreneur and philanthropist

9. Abdulrahman Abu Malih – CEO and founder of Thmanyah

10. Mohit Kumar – Founder and CEO of Ultrahuman

Get your tickets now.

Three key stages and a Pitch Competition at SEF 2024

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival is the right place to join aspiring changemakers, innovative entrepreneurs and global visionaries as you engage in workshops, get inspired by thought-provoking talks and pitch to investors, among others.

More than 20,000 people have already attended the event; over 460 speakers have marked their presence, at least 350 start-ups have been showcased, and 94% have been inspired to start their own entrepreneurship journey, according to the official website of SEF.

The key stages in the festival include the Impact Stage – top global and local speakers share their personal journeys and wisdom; Founders Stage – audience experience founders’ ideas and innovations; and the Community Stage – collaboration within entrepreneurial community.

An exhilarating Pitch Competition is at the heart of Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival, allowing participating start-ups to pitch their ideas to a massive audience and potential investors. Plus, there is an opportunity to grab enticing cash prizes.

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