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About Our Events

Welcome to Forbes Middle East Events – the stage that matters to the biggest names in business.

The region’s C-suite is a busy bunch, so gathering industry leaders in one room can be a near impossibility. But when it happens, something magical occurs.

Throughout the year, Forbes Middle East hosts a series of timely summits that achieve exactly that. Whether championing sustainability or exploring the technologies of tomorrow, our events draw influential businesspeople through the doors of some of the region’s top venues to celebrate achievement and – most importantly – shape futures.

Reflecting the diversity of the region, our calendar of events covers a rich and eclectic mix of themes from healthcare and wellbeing to the Arab world’s leading businesswomen and incredible entrepreneurs under the age of 30.

Whatever theme, Forbes Middle East events are all about impact. When savvy entrepreneurs, company founders, and distinguished CEOs sit down face to face, they do what they do best: they problem-solve, strategize, and dream big. The result is not just talk, it is true inspiration, tangible action, and positive change.

For us, the mission is personal too. We see each summit as a beacon of our brand, making excellence non-negotiable on every level. From live gatherings to prestigious award ceremonies, we set the stage for showstopping events that raise the bar and ignite the discussions that matter.

Get ready to join the conversation and be part of the solution. Forbes Middle East is waiting for you.

Whats New

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Healthcare Summit 2024

Now in its third edition, the Forbes Middle East Healthcare Summit brings together leading experts, visionaries, and influencers from the healthcare industry with the aim of advancing and enhancing healthcare across the region. Through innovative discussions, thought-provoking panels, and interactive sessions, the summit pioneers the future of sustainable healthcare, promoting collaboration, innovation, and healing. With a focus on bridging gaps and saving lives, the platform charts a course to improving healthcare through joint efforts, inspiring solutions, and transformative developments. The event also highlights the critical role of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare, shedding light on its potential to enhance patient outcomes and drive cost efficiencies. In addition, the summit addresses sustainability and waste reduction in healthcare, encouraging leaders and practitioners to optimize efficiency and minimize environmental impact for a healthier planet.

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Sustainability Leaders Summit 2024

The second edition of the Forbes Middle East Leaders’ Sustainability Summit takes place in Abu Dhabi on October 16 and 17, 2024, and centers around the theme of ‘Shaping a Sustainable Tomorrow’. Chaired by H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade for the UAE, the two-day event aims to accelerate action towards sustainable development and climate resilience, while encouraging economic growth. The Leaders’ Sustainability Summit serves as a collaborative platform for both private and public sector entities across the region to develop and adopt green and sustainable practices that address the unique challenges faced by different countries in the Middle East. Yet the impact of the summit extends beyond the region’s borders; it contributes significantly to the global fight against climate change and brings together ideas and solutions that promote social well-being and environmental stewardship, making an annual impact on the world we all share.

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Wellness Summit 2024

The Forbes Middle East Wellness Summit is a premier event that brings together health and wellness experts, industry leaders, and innovators to discuss the latest trends, insights, and challenges in the wellness industry. This pioneering first edition of the summit offers a unique platform for collaboration and exploration of topics ranging from mental health, nutrition, fitness, and workplace wellness to the role of technology and innovation in shaping the future. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions and informative sessions, and to network with key players in the wellness sector.

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Forbes Women Summit 2024

Forbes Middle East invites you to join the second edition of the Women’s Summit in Saudi Arabia, taking place on the 6th and 7th of December 2024 . An invaluable platform for female voices, the event celebrates the achievements of extraordinary women across various sectors, including business, technology, healthcare, fashion & beauty, travel & tourism, and more. The summit offers a unique opportunity to be inspired by accomplished individuals who have turned dreams into reality and to learn about the highs and lows that have shaped their journeys to success. More than an event; it is a convergence of resilience, innovation, and the enduring strength of women. Come, join the celebration, and be part of The Platform for Women’s Voices.

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Under 30 Summit 2025

Mark your calendars for the highly-anticipated third edition of Forbes Middle East’s Under 30 Summit, which will take place in January 2025 at El Gouna in Egypt. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a part of this incredible annual event! The Under 30 Summit brings together industry leaders, experts, and enthusiasts from various fields across the Arab world. It is a remarkable celebration of achievement and inspiration dedicated to recognizing the exceptional individuals on Forbes Middle East’s 30 Under 30 list and giving them a platform to shape the future and transform their dreams into reality. Join us for extensive networking, insightful panels, and keynote discussions, as well as interactive exhibits and activities, workshops, and vendor booths. Stay tuned for more updates, and get ready for the Forbes Middle East’s Under 30 Summit 2025!

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Under 30 Summit 2024

Sustainability Leaders Summit 2023

Healthcare Summit 2023

Forbes Middle East- Women’s Summit 2023

Kuwait Top Entrepreneurs 2023 Forum

Under 30 Summit 2022

Navigating the Future of Mobility with Renewable Power

3M State of Science Index UAE 2022

GBM Kuwait

2nd Annual Building The Future

Digital Qatar Symposium & Awards 2021

Industry 4.0: Powering-Up the Oil & Gas Sector

Digital Healthcare: Transforming Tomorrow

3M State of Science Index 2021

GBM Oman

GBM

Forbes Middle East Family Business Summit

What’s Next in Enterprise IT

GBM Biz Talk Tech

CFI

How can I stay updated for the latest events updates?2024-06-04T06:03:56+00:00

Please subscribe to our mailing list by registering through our events page.

Can I nominate myself or others to be a speaker?2024-06-04T05:53:22+00:00

Yes indeed! You can register an interest to speak through the event website directly. In the case you are subscribed to our mailing list, email communications are sent to our database before every event. After a thorough vetting process, the shortlisted speakers are sent a communication with further details.

If we would like to sponsor an event, who do I get in touch with?2024-06-04T06:07:55+00:00

Please send an email to advertising@forbesmiddleeast.com with the details of the event you would like to partner with.

Are travel costs covered for attendees?2024-06-04T05:55:59+00:00

Forbes accepts no responsibility for covering travel, hotel or other costs incurred by delegates and guests.

What is the refund policy for ticket purchases?2024-06-04T06:08:28+00:00

We do not have a refund policy, as once tickets are purchased, they are considered final, but can be transferred. Please fill in the confirmation number through the same registration link (on our website) and follow the instructions. We have put considerable effort into planning and organizing the event, and your ticket purchase helps support its successful execution. We encourage you to review the event details and make an informed decision before purchasing your tickets. If you have any further questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to reach out to event@forbesmiddleeast.com

Will there be food and beverages at the event?2024-06-04T05:57:35+00:00

Absolutely! Food and beverages are arranged for every event. For the majority of our events, we have curated a menu and for select events, specialized vendors that cater to diverse tastes and preferences. We want all our attendees to have a delightful culinary experience while networking and enjoying the event.

Can I bring my camera or professional recording equipment?2024-06-04T05:57:59+00:00

While camera phones are allowed for personal use, only registered media professionals are permitted to bring in additional recording equipment.

Do you have accessibility provisions in place to ensure a comfortable experience for attendees with disabilities?2024-06-04T05:58:27+00:00

We strive to ensure that our event is accessible to all attendees, including those with disabilities by creating an inclusive environment where everyone can fully enjoy the experience. If you have any specific requirements or questions regarding accessibility, please feel free to contact us in advance, and we will be more than happy to assist you in any way we can.

Connect With Us

We’d love to hear from you. Here’s how you can reach us.

General Inquiries

event@forbesmiddleeast.com

Sponsorship Inquiries

advertising@forbesmiddleeast.com
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