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Bahrain Tech Week 2018

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September 30, 2018 - October 8, 2018 (All Day)

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The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), in strategic partnership with Tamkeen, will be hosting the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Bahrain Tech Week – which will bring together technologists from across government, major international and regional private-sector entities as well as the region’s most exciting startup talent. The week will showcase opportunities for innovation and growth in Bahrain’s thriving technology sector and will explore how emerging digital trends are revolutionising industries across the GCC.

My Startup Bootcamp

My Startup Bootcamp

Date: 28-30 September

Time: 9am-5pm

Venue: CH9 (Google Maps)

YoStartups presents its 3rd batch of My Startup Bootcamp in Bahrain. Join this internationally acclaimed bootcamp by YoStartups to fast track your entrepreneurial journey.

AWS Nebula Breakfast Workshop

AWS Nebula Breakfast Workshop

Date: 29 September

Time: 10am-12:30pm

Venue: Wyndham Grand Manama (Google Maps)

Amazon Web Services (AWS), in collaboration with C5 Nebula, is hosting an interactive morning of discussions on increasing women’s representation in technology and developing a more inclusive workforce.

Generation Tech

Generation Tech

Date: 29 September – 8 October

Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm

Venue: Clever Play (Google Maps)

We live at a time where the next generation will be fluent in the language of digital technologies. From coding to game design and 3D printing for kids, there’s no end of educational tech fun to be had.

AWS Summit Bahrain

AWS Summit Bahrain

Date: 30 September

Time: 7:30am-6pm

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain (Google Maps)

Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced Amazon Web Services (AWS) customer, the AWS Summit Bahrain will offer the inspiration and technical knowledge you need to get more from the cloud.

The Booster Hangout with BECO Capital

The Booster Hangout with BECO Capital

Date: 30 September

Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm

Venue: 11:11 Make A Wish (Google Maps)

Come and meet the BECO Capital team and in a casual networking session.

MIT Innovation Forum

MIT Innovation Forum

Date: 1 October

Time: 9am-3pm

Venue: Bahrain National Theatre (Google Maps)

The multi-format forum will cover the trendiest topics in 2018: Industry 4.0, Cybersecurity and Blockchain and will bring together experts from some of the biggest tech giants across the globe.

Bankruptcy Law Seminar

Bankruptcy Law Seminar

Date: 1 October

Time: 4pm-5:30pm

Venue: Bahrain National Theatre (Google Maps)

The EDB and Ministry of Industry and Commerce are proud to co-host a panel discussion on the recently introduced Bankruptcy Law.  The panel discussion will highlight key features of the new law and the opportunities it has for the industry.

Runway to Web Summit

Runway to Web Summit

Date: 1 October

Time: 6pm-8pm

Venue: Bahrain National Theatre (Google Maps)

Runway to Web Summit brings together 10 promising regional startups to pitch in front of a panel of judges and try to win an expense paid trip to Web Summit in Lisbon.

Huawei Day Bahrain 2018

Huawei Day Bahrain 2018

Date: 2 October

Time: 9am-2:30pm

Venue: Wyndham Grand Manama (Google Maps)

Themed “Building a Fully Connected, Intelligent World”, the Huawei Day Bahrain 2018 aims to build an open, collaborative, and shared platform including everyone in the ICT industry driving it forward with solidarity and togetherness.

BCCI Annual Technology Summit

BCCI Annual Technology Summit

Date: 2 October

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Venue: Capital Club (Google Maps)

BCCI Annual Technology Summit aims to highlight the investment in Bahraini technology companies and meeting the requirements of regional and international markets.

BBK EmTech Summit & Expo

BBK EmTech Summit & Expo

Date: 3-4 October

Time: 8:30am-2:00pm

Venue: Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay (Google Maps)

BBK EmTech Summit & Expo provides an interactive learning platform on the latest EmTech trends and their importance to the financial service sector.

Flat6Labs Demo Day

Flat6Labs Demo Day

Date: 3 October

Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm

Venue: Cultural Hall (Google Maps)

Flat6Labs Bahrain’s Demo Day showcases startups at the end of each cycle, where they will present their businesses to the media, investors and VIPs.

Network & Chill at Founder Hour

Network & Chill at Founder Hour

Date: 3 October

Time: 8:30pm-11pm

Venue: 55 Old St. (Google Maps)

Come and join The Nest, Brinc and C5 Accelerate for a fun and informal networking event and connect with founders, entrepreneurs, executives, and like-minded innovators.

The 10th Edition of Rowad Majlis

The 10th Edition of Rowad Majlis

Date: 4 October

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Venue: Wyndham Grand Hotel

BDB Rowad is hosting its 10th edition of Rowad Majlis networking event, focusing on the State of Tech. The event will be hosting a Rowad Talk featuring Junaid Wahedna, Founder and CEO of Wahed Invest.

Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2018

Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2018

Date: 7-8 October, 2018

Time: 8am-3pm

Venue:  The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain (Google Maps)

The Forum will feature interactive sessions on the latest in Cloud Computing, Smart Cities, Government Transformation, Digital Disruption, Block Chain, Data Analytics, ePayment and Cyber Security.

What’s happening?

Bahrain Tech Week to showcase new opportunities for growth

Week-long event series will explore the impact of emerging technologies on the future of the GCC.

Hitch a ride with Careem

Do you need a ride? Careem is offering a 20% discount on rides to all Bahrain Tech Week events! Be sure to use promo code TECHWEEK.

Where to stay

Coming from out of town? We’ve partnered with the following hotels to offer special rates for Bahrain Tech Week’s attendees. Get in touch to enquire about rates or make a booking.

The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa
Downtown Rotana Manama
The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
Wyndham Grand Manama

Thank you to our partners!

Strategic Partner

Organisers

Amazon Web Services
BBK
BIBF
brinc
C5 Accelerate
CBB
CH9
Flat6Labs Bahrain
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Internet Society
MITEF Pan-Arab Region
Nest
Rowad Co
Web Summit
Yo Startups

About the Bahrain Economic Development Board

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is an investment promotion agency with overall responsibility for attracting investment into the Kingdom and supporting initiatives that enhance the investment climate.

The EDB works with the government and both current and prospective investors to ensure that Bahrain’s investment climate is attractive, to communicate the key strengths, and to identify where opportunities exist for further economic growth through investment.

The EDB focuses on several economic sectors that capitalise on Bahrain’s competitive advantages. These sectors include financial services, manufacturing, ICT, tourism, logistics and transport.