Tamkeen supports SMEs and startups at GITEX | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Tamkeen supports SMEs and startups at GITEX

TDT | Manama          

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

The upcoming GITEX Exhibition 2022 kicks off today and is scheduled to run for five days at the Dubai World Trade Centre, with over 140 countries participating.

The Labour Fund “Tamkeen” will sponsor the Bahrain Pavilion, which hosts the participation of 30 Bahraini SMEs and startups in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Additionally, several partners active in Bahrain’s startup ecosystem will represent the Kingdom at the event this year, with Bahrain’s participation being organized in collaboration with the Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH).

The exhibition also presents an opportunity for the attraction of direct investment in the technology industry, allowing local companies to benefit from their experience. Participants will also have the opportunity to increase their exposure and network with key global players through a series of events, meetings, and workshops.

Maha Mofeez Acting Chief Executive of the Labour Fund “Tamkeen” said, “This participation highlights Bahrain’s position as a tech hub in both the GCC and the Middle East. It will provide local enterprises the opportunity to meet key players in this space, allowing them to view the latest technological developments, while also offering them the chance to showcase their own products and services to potential customers”.

The Chairman of the Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH), Tareq Fakhroo, praised the ongoing partnership with Tamkeen, emphasizing the importance of this cooperation to further develop the technology sector in the Kingdom. This year, over 100,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend GITEX.