Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Annual Investment Meeting

Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

Investing for the Future: Shaping the Global Investment Strategies
Explore investment opportunities in more than 140 countries

AIM Pillars

Foreign Direct Investment FDI

An established platform where countries, cities and municipalities attract higher inflow of FDI by featuring investment destinations at their locations.

Small & Medium Enterprises SME

A competitive opportunity for SMEs to advance their entrepreneurial agenda by attracting sustainable investments.


Raise early stage venture capital or seed funding to start your business or to scale up your operation by showcasing top-end revenue and growth potential of your startup business.

Future Cities
Future Cities

A reliable platform for smart city solution providers to attract viable investments on disruptive technology.

Foreign Portfolio Investment FPI

An efficient platform for countries, business enterprises, and organisations to improve their capital account position through portfolio investments.

One Belt One Road OBOR

A side event that aims to link GCC investors to opportunities within Belt and Road Initiative.

About AIM

Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), the World’s Leading Investment Platform in the Middle East and North Africa, will hold its 10th edition at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Under the theme ‘Investing for the Future: Shaping the Global Investment Strategies’, AIM will gather high-ranking government officials, decision makers, corporate leaders, policy makers, businessmen, regional and international investors, entrepreneurs, leading academics and investment experts to address the global challenges of securing viable investment aimed at contributing to economic growth.

Investment Pitch

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SME Pitch Competition
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Pitch your business to win cash prizes, mentorship or investment.

National Champions Pitch Competition
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Showcase your startup to global investors!

Global Technoprenuers
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A social run organized by the UAE Ministry of Economy and the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), supported by World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA) and The Sustainable City, AIM SDG RUN 2020 will cover the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations on a 3-km run, walk, and sprint at the Sustainable City.

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World Cup

AIM World Cup is one of the two socialising activities of Annual Investment Meeting. The 10th edition of AIM, World’s Leading Investment Platform, is themed ‘Investing for the Future: Shaping Global Investment Strategies’. The revenues generated from AIM World Cup will go towards building funds to organize capacity-building workshops in developing countries.

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Preliminary Agenda & Speakers

Participating Countries

Download Resources

AIM Brochure 2020


AIM 2019 Report


AIM 2020 Presentation


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