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Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW),one of the busiest weeks that celebrates entrepreneurship in Bahrain is coming back and we’re very excited. Organized by Tamkeen Bahrain (Labor Fund), the week-long of events will be nothing short of beneficial, enlightening, fun, and inspiring!

This is the 4th installment of Tamkeen’s GEW, and is one of the largest entrepreneurial events of its kind. Global Entrepreneurship Week is celebrated by more than 10 million people worldwide across more than 170 countries under the Global Entrepreneurship Network. 

The week is full of activities ranging from workshops, conferences, networking sessions, panel discussions, and many more interesting activities! Whether you are a startup founder, corporate, interested in launching your own startup or just want to learn, there is an event for you. 

Although we would love to mention all the events, we have narrowed it down to some of our top picks of events we think you simply can’t pass out on: 

  • MENA Angel Investors Summit: Marking the 8th edition of the summit, this event is dedicated to showcasing high-profile startups in Bahrain and the MENA region. Each startup will be given an opportunity to interact with investors to get personalized feedback on their ideas. Register to attend here.
    Date: November 18, 2019 from 8 am – 2 pm
    Location: Ritz Carlton 
  • Zoholics Bahrain 2019: Zoholics is coming to Bahrain for the first time! You will be given the chance to learn more about Zoho resources, and how you can use them for your startup. You can register to attend here.
    Date: November 20 from 8 am – 6 pm
    Location: Crowne Plaza Bahrain 
  • Almajlis Collaborative Speed Networking: Looking to expand your network, but not sure how to meet new people? Brought to you by the much talked about Almajlis App, a social networking platform that bridges the gap of networking, this event is perfect for you! You can get to know professionals who may or may not be in your field to expand your network and keep your mind open for potential opportunities. Register to attend here.
    Date: November 17 from 6 – 9 pm
    Location: Crowne Plaza Bahrain
  • Women in Startup: A highly interesting panel discussion on the role of women within startups, and ways they can overcome the challenges and obstacles they face. Organized by Flat6Labs Bahrain, the panel discussion includes members of the startup ecosystem such as Lana Al Attar, Najma Ghuloom, Saba Saleem, Ryaan Sharif, and Doris Martin. Register to attend here.
    Date: November 21 from 3-5 pm
    Location: Flat6Labs Bahrain
  • FinTech Startup Weekend: Build a startup within 54 hours! This one-of-a-kind event organized by Bahrain FinTech Bay along with strategic partners gives participants the opportunity to build and design a prototype within 54 hours, and will be given feedback by the judges. This year, it will be held with a special focus, FinTech.Register here.
    Date: November 21-24 starting at 6:30 pm
    Location: Bahrain FinTech Bay

These are only some of the events happening during GEW, we suggest you scroll through the list of events and pick the ones you want to attend the most! Take advantage of this fun-filled week, because it only happens once a year! 

Make sure to follow StartUp Bahrain on Instagram to keep up with our live coverage, so you don’t miss out on any events.