Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 29th - 30th March 2022

WEIF 2022: UNIDO ITPO Italy supports delegation from Friuli Venezia Giulia Region at the World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum in Dubai

UNIDO ITPO Italy organized and supported the participation on 29th and 30th March 2022 of representatives from the Friuli Venezia Giulia (FVG) Italian Region at the World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum - WEIF 2022 organized by UNIDO ITPO Bahrain.

The aim of the mission was to establish contacts with local and foreign companies and entities, thus facilitating the exchange of relevant information, the creation of new partnerships, as well as networking, knowledge sharing and dynamic industry events.

Representatives from AREA Science Park and Agenzia Lavoro & Sviluppo Impresa also participated as speakers in the panel session “Smart Services of the Future: FDI and technology adoption trends, the shift in smart services and what to look forward to in the future”.

The event was held from 28th to 31st March 2022 as an integral part of the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2022, under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum - UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. AIM is the largest global investment forum based on four main pillars: start-ups, SMEs, future cities, and FDIs.

WEIF 2022 focused on addressing what is needed to be done on the level of Government’s, multinational organizations and the private sector to achieve Entrepreneurial and Economic Resilience post COVID 19 in the Arab Region, Africa and the World. Drawing on the Dubai Expo theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, which recognizes that generating sustainable solutions to global problems demands collaboration across cultures and regions whilst the subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability define the principal drivers of progress. The WEIF played a vital role in exposing the power of Entrepreneurs and Innovators in creating partnerships to secure a prosperous future and sustainable solutions for the globe challenges.