Mr. Yusuf Al-Sayegh, Member of the Board of Bahrain Future Society for Youth stated that 100+ participants from inside and outside the Kingdom of Bahrain have registered so far to attend the third edition of “MicroShabab”, the Youth Forum for Entrepreneurship.
The forum launches its activities next Wednesday and will review the most striking challenges and opportunities in light of COVID-19 impact on the markets, in addition to showcasing successful entrepreneurial projects that expanded under the pandemic.
“The forum will be held under the slogan “Crises create opportunities for entrepreneurship” on 7th and 8th of April, through video conference, and in cooperation with “Go High” Consulting. Several speakers from Bahrain and the Arabian Gulf, including entrepreneur Osama Al-Said the founder of “Go High” company is joining from Bahrain, and the consultant for business development and commercial solutions, Mohammed Al Mahri, from the UAE.” Al-Sayegh said.
He expected that number of participants will increase significantly during the next three days in light of the growing interest of youth in keeping pace with the changes imposed by the pandemic on business and entrepreneurial projects, and to boost their ability to investing emerging opportunities in sectors with potential growth such as ICT, education, and health.
“Young entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to showcase their experiences in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and how they managed to overcome challenges, develop their business models. The forum will review emerging opportunities in the business sector for young business owners, and highlighting the most significant sources of continuous learning for young entrepreneurs.” He added.
Al-Sayegh concluded his statement by affirming Bahrain Future Society for Youth’s keenness to formulate the recommendations of “MicroShabab” this year to be used as a reference for all Bahraini youth seeking to develop their entrepreneurial projects and raise their contribution to diversifying sources of income and developing the national economy.