The 2022 SEF Experience

Startup Town

Connect with founders, investors and mentors to take your business to the next level

The Souq

Explore and support a community of homegrown brands and thriving local startups


Enjoy uplifting performances and celebrations from local artists to embrace the festivities and create lasting memories


Join our hackathons and put your skills to the test. Tackle real-world challenges and compete in our coding championship & startup pitch to win incredible prizes! Watch the SEFFY awards & celebrate the merit of UAE’s startup industry.


Experience the world’s first solar car exclusively at SEF 2022, along with some of the most advanced innovations in the sustainability zone, sponsored by Sharjah Sustainable City.

World Arabic Language Day

Join us on December 18th as we proudly celebrate the World Arabic Language Day with art activations, phenomenal performances and inspiring talks from prominent leaders in the Arab world.