An opportunity to be a part of the Dubai edition of the World’s Largest Entrepreneurship Event Series.

TiECon Dubai is an exclusive invitation-only Entrepreneurship Convention, featuring an exceptional array of international speakers, taking place in Dubai Knowledge Park Auditorium on April 18, 2018.

One of the key gatherings of the region, TiECon Dubai brings together the brightest minds from all over the world, including Entrepreneurs, Investors, Start Ups, Innovators, Thought Leaders and Key Government Stakeholders, with participation from more than a dozen countries throughout the TiE Global Network.

TiECon 2018 will be held under the “Year of Zayed” banner drawing on parallels between Building a Nation, Building a Sustainable Entrepreneurship Environment and Building Successful Companies.

More than 300 participants will gather for the daylong convention and attend some of various sessions in the program with topics revolving around key Entrepreneurship Trends, Opportunities and Challenges, across multiple sectors and disciplines as well as content and activities focusing on the four themes drawn from the values of Zayed: Wisdom, Respect, Sustainability and Human Development.

TiECon Dubai is an ideal opportunity to achieve brand recognition and marketing reach towards a refined selection of participants through various partnership opportunities.
TiECon Dubai 2018 Speakers
Past TiECon Dubai Speakers



9:00am to 9:15am Welcome Speech by Deepak Padmanabhan – President, TiE Dubai Chapter
9:15am to 9:30am Opening Speech by Ammar Al-Malik –  Executive Director, Dubai Internet City
9:30am to 10:15am Building an Entrepreneurial Nation Panel with Najla Al-Midfaa, Ammar Al-Malik and PK Gulati
10:15am to 10:45am Keynote by Ashish Thakkar followed by Fireside with Aby Sam Thomas
10:45am to 11:00am Announcements by Mazen Farraj – Mentorship Director, TiE Dubai
11:00am to 12:00pm Breakout Sessions
12:00pm to 12:45pm The Retail debate with Ramesh Cidambi, Marwan Alhamar, Muna Al-Gurg and Ashish Panjabi
12:45pm to 1:15pm Keynote by Omar Al Jundi followed by Fireside with Sally Prosser
1:15pm to 3:15pm Lunch followed by Breakout Sessions
3:15pm to 3:45pm The Co-Founders Fireside Chat Eddy Maroun, Elie Habib conducted by Ziad Matar
3:45pm to 4:30pm The New VC’s Panel with Ihsan Jawad, Saab Umeirani and Gaurav Dar
4:30pm to 5:30pm Breakout Sessions
5:30pm to 6:00pm Keynote by Maaz Sheikh followed by Fireside with Ajay Bhandoola
6:00pm Closing Speech & Credits by Ziad Matar – President Elect, TiE Dubai Chapter