Manama: The Bahrain Businesswomen’s Society (BBS) has participated in many sessions of the sixth Manama Entrepreneurship Week (MEW).
Held under the patronage of Capital Governor, Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, MEW 2020 attracted 5,000 participants, who seek to enhance their capabilities and be well-qualified for launching their enterprises and translating their ideas into the ground.
During a workshop themed “Women in Technology- Thee Ecological System of Entrepreneurship”, BBS Chairperson, businesswoman Ahlam Janahi, delivered an opening statement in which she extended thanks and appreciation to the kingdom’s leaders for constantly supporting the entrepreneurship sector.
She affirmed BBS’ keenness to cooperate with the Capital Governorate and the Governor, through participating in such an important event, the MEW.
She asserted that the goals of the Manama Entrepreneurship Week are consistent with the government’s policies in supporting entrepreneurship and enabling owners of small and medium-sized enterprises, being a main tributary to the national economy, and play a major role in stimulating growth.
She pointed out that the previous editions of the MEW had been successful, expressing pride that it has become an important to which businesswomen and entrepreneurs are looking forward.
Held virtually, in strategic partnership with the Ahli United Bank, the sixth MEW features 40 workshops and seminars presented by 72 entrepreneurship experts and specials from countries all over the world.
MEW was launched by the Capital Governorate in 2015 as a platform that connects and enables entrepreneurs and startups through showcasing leading regional and International success stories and highlighting the various support and business acceleration mediums available in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
MEW is a week-long event, held annually, presenting various events, seminars, workshops and conferences that are held in celebration of entrepreneurship, further promoting and optimising the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem.