Addressing entrepreneurship amongst the young generation in Qatar and other GCC countries, the second Entrepreneurship in Economic Development forum will be hosted by the College of Business and Economy at Qatar University. The forum which will take place on March 2-3 is held in collaboration with the Interactive Business Network (IBN) and Qatar Ministry of Economy and Commerce.
QFB, a QFCRA authorized bank is sponsoring the 2-day event themed “Fostering the New Generation of Entrepreneurs in Qatar and the Gulf”. The forum is held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce.
Ahmad Meshari, QFB Acting CEO commented: “Our support to this forum falls under the Al Rowad initiative objectives which aims to reinforce academic outcomes and equipping young generations with skills and know-how paving the way to build a knowledge-based economy.” He added “Such a platform enables business leaders to share insights and transfer their knowledge to the youth inspiring innovation and encouraging entrepreneurship”.
The event program will feature a series of panel discussions, workshops, and case studies where industry leaders from Qatar and abroad will provide insights on the latest concepts and practices shaping entrepreneurship. Topics will include developing entrepreneurial culture and skills in GCC countries; supporting entrepreneurs by creating a healthy eco-system; and fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship in the younger generation.