World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum 2017 will be held from 31st October to 2nd November 2017 under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain at Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Center.
The main organizers of the event are The United Nations Industrial Development Organization Investment & Technology Promotion Office (UNIDO ITPO) and the Arab International Center for Entrepreneurship and Investment.
The first WEIF was held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the prime Minister of Bahrain under the theme “Entrepreneurship and investment for inclusive and sustainable Industrial development” at Manama in 2015.
The commendable participation of 800 officials, experts and entrepreneurs from 80 countries has led to the “Manama Declaration 2015 on Entrepreneurship and Development” which was circulated in six languages as document of the United Nations General Assembly, in its 69th session.
After the success of WEIF 2015, WEIF 2017 is set to become the only United Nations Global event covering entrepreneurship for development, demonstrating the leading role of Bahrain as a major knowledge hub for entrepreneurship and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
WEIF 2017 works with the theme of “Achieving the SDGs through Entrepreneurship & Innovation.” WEIF 2017 main objective is to introduce international best practices and successes on entrepreneurship and innovation.