Are you ready for one of the region’s most anticipated tech events? In case you’ve been living under a rock, #TechWeek is coming up very soon, and we couldn’t be more excited! Tech Week is hosted by the Bahrain Economic Development Board as one of the most jam-packed weeks full of innovation, tech, and more! It will be held from September 15th to the 22nd, 2019. If you want more details about all of the events, click here.
Want to get an idea of what went down at Tech Week last year? Then look no further, here’s an article that sums up the highlights that you might have missed, or forgotten.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the most important events that are happening during Tech Week 2019:
- When: September 15, 2019, 9 AM – 5 PM
- Where: Gulf Hotel Bahrain
With the recent launch of AWS in Bahrain, the AWS Summit will provide an insider view on the latest cloud technology, and more. AWS brings together technologists to connect, collaborate, and learn more about AWS. You can connect with colleagues, like-minded people, and interact with other startup founders. The keynote speaker will be Teresa Carlson, the founder, and leader of AWS Worldwide Public Sector.
Make sure to register for the event here.
- When: September 16, 2019, 8 AM – 5 PM
- Where: Gulf Hotel Bahrain
While we recommend you attend all the events happening during TechWeek, AWS Startup Day is one you definitely don’t want to miss. Startup day is designed for entrepreneurs who are ready to take an idea and take it to the next level. And will help you acquire the knowledge and tools to build and launch a startup. You can meet with founders to learn from their experiences and gain insights on business challenges early on. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn about new startups, and exchange ideas and inspiration.
Make sure to book your spot for Startup Day here.
- When: September 16, 2019, 6 PM – 9 PM
- Where: The Ritz-Carlton
Get a chance to meet all the startups that have participated in Flat6Labs Bahrain’s Cycle 3. These eight startups have gone through the bootcamp, and the 4-month cycle program developing their business model, prototype, and more. As part of the last stage of the cycle, the startups will pitch to an audience of investors, mentors, startups, and you!
Fun fact, a few startups from Flat6Lab Bahrain’s previous cohorts have already secured followup funding.
- When: September 18, 2019, 4 PM – 6 PM
- Where: Arcapita Building, Auditorium
How do you deliver a digital future? Innervate and Microsoft bring you a technical workshop on how to integrate advanced technologies within your business plan to delight your customers. You will get a chance to hear from businesses who are taking advantage of advanced technologies, and how they utilize them to enhance the user experience.
You can register for the event here.
These are only some of the events that are taking place during Tech Week. There are many more exciting events, workshops, and opportunities to network with members of the community. If you want to stay in the loop with what else is happening, check out their official page here.
Just in case you can’t attend some of these events, make sure to follow us on Instagram where we will be doing live coverage of the week’s events! Also make sure to keep up with the latest startup news by following us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.