Bahrain expo backs young women entrepreneurs
Manama, May 21, 2014
An exhibition aimed at empowering women and supporting young female entrepreneurs opened at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, Hotel and Spa yesterday (May 20).
Women's Expo 2014 is being organised by the Universal World Conventions and Exhibitions Establishment (UWCEE) and was inaugurated by Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
The three-day event showcases a variety of beauty, fashion and lifestyle products and acts as a networking opportunity for women from various fields, according to UWCEE managing director Khadija Al Aiwi.
"It provides valuable business advice for businesswomen and female professionals, that can make a huge difference to women's involvement in today's competitive global markets," she said.
"It also opens doors to help discover future education and career paths."
Highlights on the opening day were the Funoon Al Reem Art Gallery Show and a seminar by Lebanese celebrity makeup artist Bassam Fattouh.
A fashion show will be held today alongside health and wellness lectures organised by Bahrain Specialist Hospital and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
Workshops on social media, marketing and branding will take place tomorrow, hosted by youth development organisation AIESEC. - TradeArabia News Service