In Pictures: STEP 2016 conference

STEP Conference, the largest interactive start-up event in the MENA region, co-founded by Ray Dargham and Nizar Fakih, gathered more than 4,000 attendees from all over the globe in Dubai last month.
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Sultan Al Qassemi (L), Founder of Barjeel Art Foundation.
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(L-R) Sirine Fadoul, Silicon Oasis Founders, and Butheina Kathim, Cinema Akil.
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The ‘E-Commerce Giants in the Making’ panel discussion.
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STEP2016 was held at the Dubai International Marine Club at the beginning of April.
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(L-R) Satirist Bassem Youssef and Ahmed Shihab-Eldin of VICE.
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Arif Naqvi, founder and Group CEO at The Abraaj Group, attended the event.
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The ‘Start-up VC Debate’ at the STEP Conference 2016.
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Mike Butcher (R), 'Editor At Large' at TechCrunch.
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During STEP 2016, held at the Dubai International Marine Club, around 200 entrepreneurs also got the opportunity to showcase their ideas and solutions at the Tech Stage.