Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival to host over 130 inspirational speakers in December; registration begins

SHARJAH, 28th November, 2022 (WAM) -- With a globally-renowned speaker line-up featuring over 130 international and regional thought leaders, entrepreneurs and ecosystem players, the 6th edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF) is set to be the most diverse one to date with hands-on workshops and pertinent conversations set to empower entrepreneurs from the region.

Organised by Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa), SEF has been instrumental in cultivating future change-makers by fostering a culture of creativity, experimentation and critical thought. SEF 2022 has ensured that change-makers from all backgrounds will feel welcomed throughout the two days by curating five zones this year, each geared toward hosting some of the most pressing conversations in the world today.

The event will also showcase several homegrown retail and F&B brands, along with performances from the rising musical talents in the country.

Najla Al Midfa, CEO of Sheraa, stated, “SEF 2022 is set to be our biggest and most exciting edition of the festival. Sharjah’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is coming together to fuel our community of change-makers, inspire new achievements, and host purpose-led discussions on building a better future. We are excited to see the next generation of leaders and globally competitive ideas emerge from this powerful, transformative experience.”

Entrepreneurs and enthusiasts must register their interest at Proceeds from this year’s festival will be donated to The Big Heart Foundation, a UAE-based nonprofit that has provided health, education and emergency aid services, among others, to more than 4.5 million refugees in over 29 countries.

The annual celebration of the spirit of entrepreneurship will be hosted for the first time at the Sharjah Research Technology and Innovation Park (SRTIP), the new homebase for Sheraa.