|BY OUR REPORTER|
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt- Techne Summit the yearly international entrepreneurship and technology event that acts as a platform, including the main global players in the technology industry, will take place once again this year from the 30th September till the 1st of October 2017 in the Mediterranean City of Alexandria.
The two-day summit will include the main global players in the technology industry, namely: industry professionals as speakers, technology businesses, entrepreneurs and startups, investors, users and media representatives from around the world.
Tarek El Kady, Techne Summit Founder, says over the past two years they have been experiencing inspiring growth figures.
“The number of participants has doubled, so have the numbers of startups and international speakers involved. This astounding growth is a clear indicator of the thirst that existed for an event like Techne Summit, one that was the first of its kind in the region.”
He says the knowledge sharing, networking opportunities, panel discussions, 1-to-1 meetings, fund raising possibilities, and international educational opportunities through startup competitions, which Techne Summit has created are unique to this event given its international nature and role as a leading event in the technology industry in the region.
Mohamed El Dallal, Techne Summit Co-founder said they have moved from thinking of Techne Summit as a single event to positioning it a brand that produces a highly positive impact on the technology industry in the region through spreading to various cities within Egypt as well as other countries in the region.
“The continuous success of Techne Summit is what pushes us to continue to collaborate with the best in the industry worldwide, working twice as hard year after year to match our growth figures, confidently optimistic that the Techne Summit 2017 will be once again another stepping stone for Techne Summit and the technology industry
Since its launch in 2015 the event grew in magnitude and coverage, both internationally as well as across Egypt, with positive repercussions on the tourism in Egypt.
The city of Alexandria, Egypt marks the beginning of the summit that has grown to include more than 1600 attendees, 80 speakers from across 20 countries, and now has extended across The Mediterranean to The Adriatic.
Techne Summit 2017 aims to bridge the gap between investors and potential entrepreneurs by capitalizing on the crucial role of the technology and communication sectors in the development process.