US-Lebanon ICT Forum And ArabNet Beirut Startup Workshop

| Oct 7, 2010 | comment Leave a comment

The American Embassy in Lebanon and the American-Lebanese Chamber of Commerce are hosting the first annual US-Lebanon ICT Forum on Oct 14-15 at BIEL Center in Beirut, Lebanon.

The event is also being supported by the Union of Arab ICT Associations (IJMA3) and the National U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce.

The forum will showcase 60 companies active in the ICT sector and their latest products, and will feature a series of seminars about trends in the technology and communications sector. The goal is to help Lebanese and American businesses capitalize on the growing bilateral commercial relations.

As part of the forum, ArabNet is organizing a free entrepreneurship workshop on October 14th from 6pm to 8pm, titled ‘Speed Up Your Startup‘.

The workshop aims to help entrepreneurs:

  • Turn their ideas into a business case and get personalized feedback
  • Learn about their legal options for starting a business in Lebanon
  • Understand how the fundraising works and what investors look for
  • Meet with experienced entrepreneurs and learn about growing their business, managing talent, and building a corporate culture
  • Learn more about the latest trends in the web space

The workshop will feature speakers from Tandem (Consultants), Kobeissi & Frangie (Law Firm), Middle East Venture Partners, Element^N and Yahoo!

To subscribe to the workshop you can use the form here: ArabNet Beirut Workshop.

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