SHARJAH, twenty first (*27*), 2021 (WAM) — The fifth version of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF), one of the biggest occasions for entrepreneurs within the area, organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa), will kick off Monday, at Expo Centre Sharjah underneath the slogan #The placeStarsCollide.
With the participation of 55 speakers, together with influential regional and world entrepreneurs, business titans, and younger creatives from social, cultural and sports activities sectors, and extra, the 2-day competition will focus on methods to make a significant impression and promote optimistic change within the entrepreneurship sector within the UAE in addition to the area. It will carry collectively greater than 4,000 entrepreneurs and founders of startups throughout sectors on one platform to share their experiences and encourage them to make a optimistic impression of their communities.
The competition will host Lewis Howes, New York Times bestselling writer of The School of Greatness and The Mask of Masculinity; Michael Acton Smith, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Calm; Omar Nour, Egypt’s first skilled triathlete; and filmmaker Ali Tabrizi, director of the documentary collection Seaspiracy, one of essentially the most watched on Netflix, amongst others.
Other eminent speakers embody Omar Samra, the primary Egyptian to climb the 7 Summits, which embody Mt. Everest; Tahmima Anam, writer of The Startup Wife; Aida Muluneh, Ethiopian photographer and modern artist; and Anas Bukhash, who runs the influencer advertising and marketing and expertise administration consultancy, Bukhash Brothers, in addition to the favored YouTube present AB Talks.
The competition will current 27 actions which embody six inspiring keynotes, 12 dialogue classes and 9 coaching workshops. The keynotes will revolve across the themes: “50 Years Of The UAE: The Growth of an Entrepreneurial Nation”, “Aiming for the Stars”, and “Stepping Into Your Power: Why You Need To Awaken The Spiritual Entrepreneur in You”, “Mindset of an Entrepreneur”, and “Chasing Greatness”.
The dialogue classes embody: “What does it really feel prefer to be a Change-maker?”, “Keep Calm and Carry On: Turning Your Dreams into Reality,” “Mind Over Matter: Rethinking the Hustle and Grind of Being an Entrepreneur”; “Today’s Employees, Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs: Lessons from The Careem Cartel”; “Reality Bites: Going Meta About the Metaverse”; “The Untold Truths About Being a Great CEO”; “Financing your Startup: The Key Funding Options Available For Your Business”; “Making Change Happen”; “Subverting Stereotypes: Rethinking (*55*) Dynamics within the Startup Realm”; “Coming Home: Why Sharjah is the Right Startup Hub for Long-term Thinking Entrepreneurs”; and “I’m an Entrepreneur Too: Giving Creatives Their Due”.
The world academic establishment, Mind Valley International, is organizing SEF’s coaching workshops that are designed to assist entrepreneurs and startup founders pursue their ardour for studying to realize their targets.
SEF 2021 is being organised in partnership with the ICT Fund – an initiative of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority and the Digital Government of the United Arab Emirates, Sharjah Media City (Shams), Alef Group, and the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority.