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

Need to present your project to investors?

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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AIM Webinar Series

The AIM Webinar Series features expert interactive discussions and cutting-edge presentations by the world’s top industry leaders and investment experts, focusing on relevant topics about AIM’s six pillars – Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Portfolio Investment, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Startups, Future Cities, and One Belt, One Road to address the need for continuous learning and collaboration and tackle the global challenges impacting the economy.

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AIM Digital Country Presentation

TThe AIM 2020 Digital Country Presentation is the virtual platform for municipalities, cities, and countries from around the world to promote investment opportunities in their specific location and highlight the potential of their sector to prospective investors online. It provides a great opportunity to transition each country’s economy and benefit from sustainable foreign direct investments through virtual means.

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AIM Startups Virtual Pitch Competition

A series of virtual pitch competitions happening in 100+ different countries, in partnership with startup programs, is staged online to discover startups with huge potential. One winner of each national virtual pitch competition will be invited to Dubai to be a part of the final AIM Global Start-ups Champions League, and will be hosted with flight, accommodation, kiosk, networking, and incubation opportunities.

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Participating Countries

Download Resources

AIM Brochure 2020


AIM 2019 Report


AIM 2020 Presentation


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