Oct 09, 2019
Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre
Sharjah Business Women Council partnered with GITEX Future Star 2019 as its official Women In Tech partner, and sponsored ten SBWC members to participate as women-led tech start-ups. During its participation at the exhibition, SBWC hosted a variety of programmes, activities, workshops, a special edition of the SBWC Talks titled #ThinkFuture, and a pitch competition with Reyada and Ruwad. As a Women in Tech Partner, SBWC’s platform received a special visit by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum , Crown Prince of Dubai, where His Highness was briefed about SBWC’s initiatives and the participating start-ups. Several of our booths were also visited by His Excellency Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of Sharjah’s Department of Government Relation.
Sharjah Business Women Council was also delighted to celebrate the success of one of their participating start-ups, Adaptive Seat-Belt Based Safety System who received a $10,000 prize for winning the Best Emirati Startup award at Gitex Future Star Supernova challenge.
GITEX Future Stars is the fastest growing Global Startup event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Sharjah Business Women Council was hosting for the second time as main partner for the “Women in Tech Partner”.
Apr 18, 2019
Sharjah Business Women Council took part of Sharjah’s Azyan Exhibition, where it provided partial sponsorship to thirteen members, where they showcased their businesses, expanded their network and met with potential customers, buyers and business associates.
Azyan is Sharjah’s first and only exhibition that focuses on beauty, fashion and wellness, with an objective to bring start-ups, established businesses and experts under one roof.
Oct 14, 2017
Sharjah Business Women Council was the official sponsor of GITEX Women in Tech at GITEX Future Star 2018, and also sponsored ten SBWC members to participate as women-led start-ups in non-traditional fields such as technology, energy and supply chain. During the course of the exhibition, with opportunity to participate at the pitch competition and received exposure from international media and met with potential investors.
May 03, 2018
Sharjah Business Women Council offered partial sponsorship to ten members, were they were able to showcase their businesses, build brand awareness, meet with potential customers and buyers, and network with possible business associates.
Apr 09, 2018
Sharjah Business Women Council partnered with the Annual Investment Meeting, and sponsored four SBWC members to showcase their start-up businesses, build a network with potential associates, meet other service provider’s and gain access to coaching and mentorship opportunities. As a testament to the value and quality of their businesses, three of our sponsored start-ups were selected to participate in the conference pitch competition.
AIM Startup was launched in 2017 as an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy to connect promising startups with investors and business partners from other parts of the world— set in the heart of the UAE’s Annual Investment Meeting.
Mar 28, 2018
Sharjah Business Women Council partnered with STEP Conference in 2018, and sponsored four SBWC members to showcase their start-ups, build their network, meet potential service providers and gain access to coaching and mentorship.
Nov 21, 2017
Sharjah Business Women Council participated in the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival as part of its mission to help advance women entrepreneurs in various sectors, where SBWC sponsored four women-led startups by its members.
The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival provided participants with the opportunity to meet with potential partners, mentors, investors, and offered special access to the most inspiring stories from industry leaders, founders and creatives.
Oct 08, 2017
Sharjah Business Women Council took part of the GITEX Technology Week as the main GITEX Women Innovation partner, where it sponsored 8 members in the GITEX Future Stars “Women Led Startups” category. SBWC’s participation in the exhibition aligned with its vision to support and promote women entrepreneurs and women integration in non-traditional fields such as technology, energy and supply chain as well as providing women access the market.
GITEX Technology Week is the largest regional ICT exhibition in the Middle East bringing together the most innovative, exciting & ambitious tech startups to showcase their world-changing ideas to an audience of hand-picked international investors. Tech pioneers and futurists, business leaders and IT professionals come to GITEX to experience the world’s most advanced technology and drive digital transformation.
Oct 06, 2017
Sharjah Business Women council hosted a panel discussion titled “Passion to Profession” with and moderated by Dana Abu Khder.
- Nawal Al Nuaimi the Owner of PaperFig restaurant
- Dr. Alyaziya Khalifa the Founder of Al Fulk Translation and Publishing
- Sahar Naja children books writer
The panel discussion shed light on their personal experiences & challenges in their fields.
Oct 03, 2017
As a ‘Women Partner’, Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) had a significant presence at the WomenSME 2017 conference, where it strongly promoted women entrepreneurship. The conference stood as an important event for women entrepreneurs in the region, as it offered insights and practical knowledge to SMEs looking to either start up, expand or enter the market.