Showcase your startup.

Being part of the StartUp Bahrain community gives you access to networking opportunities, roadshows, as well as the chance to showcase your startup in the best conferences and exhibitions in the region.

We like to keep in informed on all the not-to-miss opportunities to help showcase your startup, meet investors, and pitching competitions.

Pitch@Palace GCC

November 2019 Bahrain

Don’t miss your chance to apply and pitch your business ideas to professional regional and international networks! Registration is open for all GCC entrepreneurs to apply to Pitch@Palace and get the chance to meet the people who will make your dreams a reality.

Step Saudi 2020

March 2020 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Participate at STEP Saudi to meet top VCs, investors, participate in the Startup Basecamp, Pitch Competition, Mentor’s Corner, Investor Meetings, and more.

MITEF Arab Startup Competition

December 10, 2019 Amman, Jordan

MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition (ASC) is a yearly competition initiated by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab since 2006. This annual competition is designed to empower entrepreneurs and foster an eco-system of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Arab Region. ASC pits entrepreneurs in three different tracks: Ideas, Startups and Social Entrepreneurship Track. The winning teams are awarded 160K USD in equity free fund and benefit from a range of other activities including top tier trainings, mentorship, coaching, media exposure and great networking opportunities.

Manama Entrepreneurship Week Innovative App Competition

October 20, 2019 Bahrain

Do you have a mobile or web-based application? Apply now for the most innovative app in Bahrain competition, hosted by Manama Entrepreneurship Week with the United States Embassy in Bahrain. The deadline to apply is October 16, click here to apply.

Bahraini Women Hackathon

October 15-19, 2019 Bahrain

The Supreme Council for Women, in cooperation with the Bahrain Polytechnic and Brinc Batelco, is organizing a hackathon for Bahraini women which aims to:

  1. Discover and enhance the talents and abilities of Bahraini women and enable them to become professionals in the technical fields according to the best international standards.

  2. Motivate Bahraini women to join the field of software development and program design.

  3. Develop women’s technical skills to create smart solutions that simulate the latest events in the world.

  4. Deploy the field of designing and developing applications and inventions to benefit the Advancement of Bahraini Women.

Web Summit

November 4 – 7, 2019 Lisbon

Web Summit is an annual technology conference held in Lisbon, Portugal, considered the largest tech event in the world.

MENA Angel Investors Summit

November 18, 2019 Bahrain

Organized by Tenmou, the 8th edition of the MENA Angel Investors Summit will be taking place as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Apply now and put your startup on the map! You can register to pitch during the summit for a chance to win investment opportunities, and registration is open for startups across MENA.

GITEX Technology Week

October 6-10, 2019 Dubai, UAE

See what’s coming next in the world of technology and business, as top technology enterprises, startups and think-tanks from around the world reveal their eureka moments and life-changing innovations.


December 10-11, 2019 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Startup Battle aims to showcase the best of regional startups to an enthusiastic crowd of investors, incubators, media and digital professionals, as well as connect entrepreneurs with the digital world. Submit your startup to the Startup Battle for a chance to pitch on stage at the Arabnet Riyadh!

MEPEC Innovation & Commercialization Zone

October 14 – 16, 2019 Manama, Bahrain

MEPEC and Monsha’at Startup Hub invite you to demonstrate your product at the Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition on 14 – 16 October 2019 at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre. This hands-on innovation zone will feature startups and scale-ups conducting live demonstrations of technologies that will change the future.


November 11-13, 2019 Singapore

An international startup competition which provides entrepreneurs a platform to profile themselves to corporates, industry veterans and investors. The 3rd edition of SLINGSHOT will be as part of SWITCH (the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology), and in the same week as Singapore FinTech Festival.

Never miss an opportunity to showcase your startup, or network with like-minded entrepreneurs and investors by staying up to date with the relevant events happening in Bahrain!

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