Webinar: Growth opportunities for small businesses in the UAE

27 October 2020
Broadcast will provide SMEs with insight and support as they continue to face the combined economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and falling oil prices

The role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in creating jobs, championing creativity and driving innovation in line with countries’ growth visions makes it essential that we empower our SMEs more than ever. 

SME Connect, brought to you by Mashreq NEOBiz and MEED Live, will offer you perspectives on how to raise investment and access capital, as well as the best ways to harness digital platforms to support growth.

It will also examine the outlook for business and present strategies for finding new opportunities. 

Register now for the 90-minute live forum, which promises to inspire you with new ideas to help with your business planning for 2021.

Like all our events, we encourage live questions from our audience on the webinar chat.

Final agenda:

> 12:00: Keynote address by Ahmed Abdelaal, group CEO, Mashreq Bank

12:15: Fireside chat with Majed al-Suwaidi, managing director, Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City, Dubai Production City and head of in5
12:30: Expert panelists discuss growth opportunities for small businesses in the UAE

Karim el-Solh, co-founder and CEO, Gulf Capital 

Rakesh Khanna, vice-president, business solutions, CEMEA, Visa 

Ashish Panjabi, COO, Jacky’s Business Solutions

Rohit Garg, EVP and head of NEOBiz, Mashreq Bank

– Moderated by Richard Thompson, editorial director, MEED

13:20: Highlights and closing remarks bySubroto Som, senior EVP – head of retail banking, Mashreq Bank

Visit our registration page here for the detailed SME Connect agenda, and please do not hesitate to share your questions for our speakers in advance by emailing Gauri.Dhawan@meed.com.

​​​​​​Click here to register your participation


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