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UAE to host 2nd Royal Investment Summit in January

MANAMA, October 12, 2021

A stellar lineup of 60 plus speakers, 500 high-level delegates and key panels providing global diversified insight will form part of the 2nd Royal Investment Summit in January.
Focusing on the ‘Future of Investments in the GCC’, the summit will be held live in the UAE at the Ritz Carlton JBR on January 23 and 24 under the patronage of Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Duaij bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Private Office.
Following the major success of the previous virtual edition in late June this year, the 2nd edition will also host selected corporates to pitch their innovative solutions with primary focus on AI, FinTech, HealthTech, Sustainability and more. 
The pitches will be presented to a curated audience of global investors and family offices with the aim of setting up potential joint ventures and global expansion opportunities. 
The summit will highlight trending and relevant topics on Artificial Intelligence, FinTech, investment and sustainability, Blockchain, Mobility, Education, Healthtech, Mental Health, Green Hydrogen, Smart Cities, AI & Machine Learning - Robotics, Sustainability, Venture Capital, the revolution of the sports and media industry, Real Estate and Cybersecurity. 
The summit speakers include regional and global executives and pioneers from well-renowned industries such as Pfizer, ZilMoney, NEOM, Knowledge Fund Establishment, The Red Sea Development Company, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Bahrain, VISA, Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (an initiative of Dubai Silicon Oasis - Government of Dubai), Ethiad Credit Insurance (ECI) Nexus Digital Technology, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM),  Microsoft for Startup, Liht Organics, Amanat Holding, Lootah Global Capital, Al Fardan Exchange, BinGhatti Holding, Minoli & Partners and many more to be announced.
Well renowned Japanese artist Yusuke Akamatsu who has been quite popular in the art world globally will attend and a display of his prominent artworks at the venue. The artist will donate one of his notable artworks to Sheikh Abdulaziz at a small ceremony during the summit. 
The experiential artist who combines new media with traditional artistic methods was featured in Wall Street International last year, and had presented his work in famous art galleries such as the Shtager and Saatchi Gallery in London.
Sherif Fahmy, PhD MBA, Chief Innovation and R&D officer, Pfizer, said: “Pfizer is pleased to assist and support the Royal Investment Summit, which will bring top-notch investors, outstanding economists and consultants along with royal family members and holdings from all over the world to explore new innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities in high tech and several other fields in the GCC. As a world leading billion-dollar pharmaceutical company, we are pleased to be part of this marvellous summit to empower and encourage investment and entrepreneurship and to discuss new innovative ideas especially in healthcare and well-being within new emerging GCC markets.”
Hasan Fardan Al Fardan, Ceo Al Fardan Exchange, Dubai, said: “The Royal Investment Summit is a world class event that provides a vital platform for investors, family members, and experts from different sectors to share their stories, talents and useful information. We are looking forward to engaging with our fellow businessmen and businesswomen to empower and encourage investment opportunities in the region.” 
Telal Alajou, Head of Dept El-Ajou Group, KSA, Co-Founder Amana Global Partners, said: “Like the people responsible for hosting the event, I also always felt that primary healthcare is cornerstone of humanity and to be part of such an event excites me as healthcare investing is at an inflection point and is an unstoppable trend.”-- TradeArabia News Service


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