TechWadi 2008 Upcoming Events

24 May, 2008

This year upcoming events organized by TechWadi are on three disciplines, career track, entrepreneurship track, marquee events, and leadership track.

The career track events will focus on helping TechWadi’s members further their career goals by offering them varied career advice from experts and helping connect with unique career opportunities.

The Entrepreneurship track events will not only help entrepreneurs learn how to kick start their startup, but will also focus on getting the best startups funded and up and running.
Marquee events will focus on bringing all of TechWadi’s community together to discuss, collaborate and participate in the big business trends shaping and affecting TechWadi’s community.

The Leadership track events are by invitation-only and are targeted at bringing together the most senior members of TechWadi’s community so that they can get to know each other and collaborate at the highest corporate levels.

Career Track Events:
· May 15, 2008 – Career Fair: “Find the career opportunity you’ve been looking for”

This will be the first career fair held by TechWadi. It will be providing its’ member with special access to startup opportunities and direct connections to recruiting managers.
· August 7, 2008 – Career Development: Topic to be announced

TechWadi will be discussing various business and technical topics that enhance the career opportunities of TechWadi’s members.
· December 13, 2008 – Career Fair

TechWadi will be providing its’ member with special access to startup opportunities and direct connections to recruiting managers.
Entrepreneurship Track Events:
· June 14, 2008 – Startup Boot Camp: “From Business Plan to IPO”

This will be the 2nd installment in the series. Moving forward, TechWadi will focus in-depth on a particular aspect of the startup creation cycle. ( We have a post about it here)
· October 23, 2008 – Business Plan Competition: Fall Edition

As the year progresses, Techwadi will be enhancing the benefits for entrepreneurs who enter these competitions – watch this space.
· December 13, 2008 – Startup Boot Camp: “From Business Plan to IPO”

TechWadi will focus in-depth on a particular aspect of the startup creation cycle.
Marquee Events:
· July 10, 2008 – Women in Technology: TechWadi edition

This will be an ongoing event for TechWadi. The event will be discussing, promoting and recognizing the role of Arab American women in the technology industry.
· September 2008 – 2nd Annual TechWadi Industry Awards

TechWadi will be honoring the best and brightest in its’ professional community as it did last year.
· February 15 – 17, 2009 – Arab Technology Forum 2009

Bigger and better! This event will continue to be the meeting point for Arab technology professionals from around the World.

The Last Arab Technology Forum was held early this year under the patronage of Prince Sumiya Al-Hassan from Jordan, with 10s of Arab-based startups attending the event.

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