Jordan to host entrepreneurship event
Amman, November 13, 2011
Jordan, in synchronization with 110 other countries, is gearing up to host the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011 (GEW), an event aimed at linking youth all around the world via national, regional, and global activities.
The event being held for the third consecutive year will opens on Monday and continues its activities in various cities around Jordan until next Sunday.
GEW is being organized by Queen Rania Center for Entrepreneurship (QRCE) and 45 other local and regional establishments to strengthening the culture of entrepreneurship and engaging youth and other society segments in building a better future for the country.
With IrisGuard as a strategic partner for the second time, the week’s activities shed light on entrepreneurial ideas and experiences that should further establish the Kingdom’s role as a regional entrepreneurship hub.
'Preparations for the world's largest single event for innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity are on the way, and we are only a few moments away from its launch,' remarked Farhan Kalaldeh, executive director at QRCE.
'The week is packed with workshops and field activities that continue QRCE’s tradition of offering a variety of events and educational opportunities encouraging entrepreneurship and supporting start-up companies,' he added.
Kalaldeh appealed to the youth to participate actively in the various events and activities within the GEW, pointing out the added-value workshops, sessions, and discussions could bring to the participants, and the role it could play in developing the youth’s capabilities and skills, and the opportunity to meet investors and supporters.
'Remarkably, Jordan ranked 16th globally for hosting the Gew 2010. According to the international ranking of 105 countries, Jordan’s hosting of the Gew was the best in the region, and worthy to be ranked 1st in the Middle East,' he added.
Imad Malhas, founder & CEO of IrisGuardm, said, 'We believe in the importance of the upcoming generations in developing and leading entrepreneurial projects, in addition to their creativity and ability to support various sectors and industries.'
'We also believe in the importance of investing in human capital, which we consider one of the essential pillars in Jordan, for the sustainability of the economic development. This is what we are emphasizing through our programs conducted in partnership with QRCE and other none-profit organizations,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service