By Neil King
The Abu Dhabi Forum on Entrepreneurship will take place in October with the aim of inspiring new business leaders
The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development is set to host
the Abu Dhabi Forum on Entrepreneurship, in a bid to encourage a culture of
innovation, and inspire the next generation of business leaders.
Taking place from 7-9 October at the Abu Dhabi National
Exhibition Centre, the forum will take place in conjunction with Abu Dhabi’s
Vision 2030 programme, and will give aspiring entrepreneurs access to experts
on topics including business relationships, investors, best practices, and
An exhibition will also be held at the forum, highlighting
the projects of entrepreneurs who are looking to secure financing and support
for their businesses.
CEO of the Khalifa Fund, H.E. Abdullah Saeed Al Darmaki,
said: “This highly informative forum addresses a diverse range of issues such
as financing for SMEs and micro-enterprises, the evolving role of young
entrepreneurs in the economy, social empowerment and numerous other
advancements that will culminate in a higher quality of life for the nation as
“This forum is the ideal platform for entrepreneurs to
network with high-level business visionaries so they can make an impact
locally, regionally and globally.
“This sector is a crucial pillar of the national economy and
Abu Dhabi’s entrepreneurial spirit will boost the UAE’s services and products
to become globally competitive.
“The Khalifa Fund passionately believes in elevating SMEs to
achieve their fullest potential. We are guided by the vision of our wise
leadership which emphasises the empowerment of our citizens and nurturing young
entrepreneurs’ skills so they can drive national prosperity.”