Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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

Scheduled Webinars

Past Webinars

Foreign Portfolio Investment
03-Sep-2020
Scaling up Green Financing: Accelerating support towards Green, Innovative Investments and Building a Resilient Future
FPI Webinar

The current pandemic poses a major risk for the global economy, exposing financial vulnerabilities, and testing the post-financial crisis economic model.

Small and Medium Enterprises
27-Aug-2020
SME Workshop: Unleash the Power of Branding to Boost Your Business
SME Webinar

The workshop will offer practical tips on how SMEs can build their brands  by utilizing a powerful toolkit that involves positioning, messaging and visuals. This workshop is intended to help businesses elevate their brand marketing to better navigate these difficult times.

Foreign Direct Investment
25-Aug-2020
Investment Promotion Agencies: Digital Strategies For FDI Attraction Post-Covid-19 (Spanish)
FDI Webinar

The post COVID-19 panorama is truly uncertain, but also a great opportunity for IPAs to evolve and use innovative strategies to remain in force and prevail in a highly competitive global market, that is currently facing unprecedent challenges.

Foreign Direct Investment
18-Aug-2020
The Future of Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean
FDI Webinar

In this webinar, high level representatives from government, global companies, sovereign wealth funds from the Middle East, and venture capital investors will discuss the future of investment in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Startups
13-Aug-2020
Business Survival Now
Startup Workshop

Identify quick fixes & immediate wins to survive tough times and discover new opportunities for transformation and growth.

Small and Medium Enterprises
04-Aug-2020
Recovering SMEs after COVID-19: How to Seize Opportunities in Times of Crisis (Spanish Session)
SME Webinar

The session will discuss what great opportunities can emerge for SMEs in the middle of a crisis, and how to create opportunities for empathy, solidarity and inclusion to be present all over the world.

Startups
27-Jul-2020
Startup's Globalization: Go-to-Market strategy in the Pandemic Era
Startup Webinar

The current pandemic has heavily weighed down the startup ecosystem globally. Thus, affecting the opportunity to globalize their businesses, revenue generation, fundraising, and their burn rate. Startups are drawn back to the drawing board to reevaluate their strategies and business models.

Small and Medium Enterprises
23-Jul-2020
Building Back Better – Leveraging Women-Owned SMEs for Economic Growth
SME Webinar

Experts will discuss the case for inclusive growth through women-owned SMEs and how best to support women-owned SMEs – with a focus on access to markets and finance. Subject matter experts will present best practice examples of gender-inclusive sourcing and finance.

Future Cities
21-Jul-2020
Smart Cities of The Future Workshop
Future Cities Webinar

This webinar will discuss how smart cities use the latest technologies to drive new solutions for urban safety and overall quality of life, economic development, waste disposal, sustainable supplies of potable water, green urban planning, transportation, knowledge work environments.

Foreign Direct Investment
20-Jul-2020
Special Economic Zone (SEZs) and their Effectiveness in Attracting FDI during a Crisis
FDI Webinar

In this session, the panellist will discuss the advantages of having SEZs, how SEZs are innovating to attract new business & what they are doing during this crisis situation. .

Future Cities
16-Jul-2020
Urban Mobility: Road to Recovery
Future Cities Webinar

The recent pandemic has disrupted urban mobility. This has impacted several major players in the transportation sector leading to downsizing of workforce and production. Thus, accelerating many companies to pivot their existing business models or innovate new urban mobility solutions.

Foreign Direct Investment
14-Jul-2020
Challenges for Agribusiness in Latin America and The Vision from Investors in The Middle East
FDI Webinar

Learing the challenges and oppertunities for Agribusiness in Latin America and getting perspective from the Middle East

Foreign Portfolio Investment
13-Jul-2020
Family Offices Virtual Discussion
FPI Webinar

In this webinar we will cover: What does the Future Hold for Family Office?, Direct Investments and Co-Investments & Social Impact Investments

Small and Medium Enterprises
09-Jul-2020
Ensuring Food Security & Sustainability against Pandemic: Innovation and Business Opportunities of Agriculture in SMEs
SME Webinar

The session will discuss the innovative agriculture technologies, how the pandemic has evolved the industry, what are the challenges faced nowadays and explore how to seize the business opportunities in agriculture sector to advance sustainability.

Foreign Direct Investment
02-Jul-2020
Leveraging Aftercare for COVID-19 recovery
FDI Webinar

This webinar will provide crucial information which would assist IPA/EDOs to review their Aftercare Strategy, mobilize swiftly and consider how to mitigate risks to investors impacted by Coronavirus.

Startups
29-Jun-2020
Economic Fallout of Covid 19 on Female Founders | Accelerating Technologies during Time of Crisis.
Startup Webinar

This webinar will feature a fireside chat session with Christine Tsai, CEO & Founding Partner of 500 Startups and will highlight the impact the Covid-19 on female founders, investments, recruitment, and accelerating technologies during pandemic.

Small and Medium Enterprises
25-Jun-2020
Micro-, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises Day 2020
SME Webinar

This event’s theme is “We Hear You” to highlight the importance of not just listening to, but fully hearing the needs, concerns, successes, and desires of MSMEs globally.

Foreign Direct Investment
22-Jun-2020
Ministerial Webinar: Strengthening the Global Partnership in International Trade during Pandemic Crisis
FDI Webinar

We will have ministers along with international organizations to discuss the steps countries are taking to ensure the free flow of trade, building a resilient supply chain, & developing policies to strengthen corporation between multinationals and MSMEs.

One Belt One Road
18-Jun-2020
Government Export Credit Agency's Leadership in Belt & Road Initiative International Cooperation
OBOR Webinar

The session will take a closer look at the global Export Credit Agencies (ECA) and their engagement within the BRI, and will discuss financial guarantee policy and how to overcome liquidity issue.

Foreign Direct Investment
15-Jun-2020
The Future of FDI Post-COVID: Greenfield & M&A
FDI Webinar

In the year 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the activities have been halted. Cross-border M&As (mergers and acquisitions) are being delayed, and new M&A announcements are on course to drop by 70 percent globally in the first quarter.

Future Cities
11-Jun-2020
Post-Pandemic Cities: What Will They Look Like?
Future Cities Workshop

The pandemic has currently brought the world to a complete standstill. This workshop will discuss the how the pandemic is accelerating the evolution of smart cities and the need for urban resiliency.

Small and Medium Enterprises
08-Jun-2020
Financing SMEs in the Digital Era from Pandemic to Recovery
SME Webinar

SMEs need to be placed at the core of digital transformation strategy of financing, knowledge and access. The session will discuss how to finance SMEs in this digital era and how to overcome the challenges from Pandemic to Recovery.

Foreign Portfolio Investment
04-Jun-2020
Social Debt Finance
FPI Webinar

Socially-theme fixed-income has truly emerged as a viable asset class as the world confronts the impacts and aftershocks of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supranational, sovereign and agency borrowers have sold labelled and unlabelled bonds to finance COVID-19 response and economic mitigation efforts.

Startups
01-Jun-2020
Fireside Chat with Entrepreneurial Leaders
Startup Webinar

This webinar will include two fireside chats and it will touch upon Ms. Brigitte’s & Mr. Iyinoluwa background, their recent achievements, their current investment strategies, Covid-19 impact & future of Fintech, building sustainable investor ecosystem, becoming a successful entrepreneur

Foreign Direct Investment
28-May-2020
Creating Your Next Generation Marketing Strategy with LinkedIn Masterclass
FDI Webinar

This session will help you understand the changes taking place in investment promotion marketing and how to utilize tools like LinkedIn to generate leads and connect with investors.

Small and Medium Enterprises
27-May-2020
Financing and Policy Responses to the Global Crisis Impact on SMEs and Entrepreneurship
SME Webinar

For SMEs to grow and thrive in a country, they need to be supplied with a suitable environment to function in, to set up, get registered and thrive. During the COVID-19 crisis, SMEs and entrepreneurs.....

One Belt One Road
21-May-2020
Advance Global Economy Recovery and Integration
One Belt One Road Webinar

In 2020, as the epidemic crisis sweeps the world, meanwhile, oil price wars, geopolitical conflicts, trade frictions, technological barriers, and international sanctions have cast a shadow on the development of the world economy.

Future Cities
18-May-2020
Global Transition to 100% Renewable and The Impact of Covid-19 on Energy Sector
Future Cities Webinar

This session will discuss several strategies adopted to stay on course towards achieving 100% renewable energy, creating sustainable energy systems, tackling CO2 Emissions.

Foreign Direct Investment
14-May-2020
Facilitating Capital Flows into SDG Related Projects And the Role of IPAs In A Post COVID-19 Era
FDI Webinar

This workshop will look at existing best practices of IPAs, the impact of the current crisis but also will also discuss further opportunities to enhance the role of IPAs in attracting impact FDI and achieving the agenda 2030 in a post COVID era.

Small and Medium Enterprises
11-May-2020
Importance of SME Partnerships in Post-Crisis Era
SME Webinar

In the world of digitalization and greater accessibility, it has become even more important for SMEs to form the right partners who can help access markets globally, which goes way beyond their local markets. 

Foreign Portfolio Investment
07-May-2020
Investment Rules: What has this pandemic taught us?
FPI Webinar

Hear the leading investment experts share their views on the lessons learned from COVID- 19 crisis. Following the Investment rules that must be kept in mind when embarking on the journey of investing.

Startups
04-May-2020
Fundraising in The Time of Global Dislocation
Startup Webinar

The presentation will cover what companies should expect when fundraising at this time of global dislocation. In light of the current situation, it will also discuss how Covid-19 will affect the funding environment.

Small and Medium Enterprises
22-Apr-2020
How to Overcome Challenges and Stay Ahead in Times of Uncertainty
SME Workshop/ Webinar (Khalifa Fund)

The webinar will highlight how to overcome challenges MSME’s are facing, discuss the way forward and the opportunities business owners can seek in times of uncertainty.<

Future Cities
16-Apr-2020
Emerging Technologies, Innovation & Investment Trends
Future Cities Workshop / Webinar (GSMA)

This webinar will focus on innovative technologies, impact of smart city solutions, Investment opportunities in smart city initiatives and discuss the outlook for smart cities in the 2020s and beyond.

Startups
13-Apr-2020
Negotiating with Investors During Turbulent Times
Startup Workshop / Webinar (Connectology)

The webinar will cover different methods to help entrepreneurs increase their chances of getting investment by mitigating the risk of investors during the crisis period

Foreign Direct Investment
06-Apr-2020
A New Reality – Sustainable FDI Strategies
FDI Workshop / Webinar (Impact Zones)

What is the impact of Covid-19 on global FDI flows and how will the investment landscape look moving forward?

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