NOV 20 - 21, 2018
2500+ attendees 100+ speakers 50+ talks 70+ startups

SEF18 Speaker Lineup

Previous Speakers

Dr. Khalid Al Midfa Chairman Sharjah Media City (Shams)
Najla Al Midfa CEO, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa)
Fatima Alnaqbi Chief Innovation Officer at UAE Ministry of Finance
Badr Jafar CEO Crescent Enterprises
Magnus Olsson Chief Xperience Officer and Co-Founder CAREEM
Alex Hunter Digital Brand and Loyalty Expert
Sonia Weymuller Founding partner at VentureSouq
Chris Guillebeau Author, Side Hustle
Heather Henyon Wain & Dubai Angel Investors
Shant Oknayan Regional Head of e-Commerce at Facebook MENA
Yousuf Luiz Caires Vice President of Expo Live

Tickets to SEF

Visitor Package  

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All days entry Pass into sef
Access to sef main stage arena
Access to sef talks arena
Access to startup town arena
Access to seffy awards arena
Access to sef startup pitchup competition arena
Access to sef co-working &community spaces
Access to food & beverage stations

Startup Package  (only 70 tickets available)

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Everything on SEF visitor package
2 Startup founder passes, 2 guest passes
Receive 1 X 1 branded booth in startup town exhibition area
Eligible to apply to participate in the 100k competition
register for one-on-one sessions with sef ecosystem partner mentors
Eligible to nominate yourself for a seffy award
Apply to pitch to sef ecosystem partner investors
Inclusion in sef startup 2018 yearbook
access to sef founders matchmaking session
access to sef co-working space & community lounge
Access to sheraa venture creation team
coverage on sef's social channels

Ecosystem Package  

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Everything on sef visitor package
Volunteer for one-on-one or group mentoring to startups and/or students
Access to speed pitching arena (live pitches from vetted startup, early stage, and seed round companies
Inclusion in SEF startup 2018 yearbook
Access to sef startup founder matchmaking session
access to sef co-working space & community lounge
Receive coverage of your organization through sef's social channels
Enroll team members in sef panels, workshops, and mentorship programs

Youth Package  (must be 25 years or younger)

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Everything on sef visitor package
Enroll in sef startup weekend university edition competition
Attend sef youth street panels
Register for group youth mentoring sessions
Register for youth startup workshops
Access to SEF youth street co-working space & community lounge
Access to sheraa venture creation team
Apply to internships and jobs with government and private sector organizations

Media Package  

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Access all areas passes
Complimentary enrollment in all workshops
Complimentary enrollment in all panels
Complimentary exclusive invitation to google for journalists workshop
Complimentary exclusive invitation to cyber security workshop
Priority access to all speakers
Priority access to sef leadership team
Priority access to sef major announcements
Complimentary access to co-working and community spaces
All day complimentary food and beverages

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The official opening ceremony of the second edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival.20th November, 2018 | 9AM | Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club
Sheraa's Seed Showcase Day, graduating the first cohort of our Seed Program.21st November, 2018 | 9:15 AM | Sharjah Golf and Shooting Club

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