Third Party Event

10 Dec 2012

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Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce its media partnership with MEET ICT 2012 which will be held on 10 – 12 December, in Bahrain. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,


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The Bahrain ICT industry is gearing up for the third edition of “MEET ICT Bahrain 2012”, the major regional Information and Computer Technology event to be held under the patronage of H.E. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, the Minister of Transportation.

“MEET ICT” will be held at The Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre from 10th to 12th December – previously held at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, the new location for the 2012 event reflects the growth throughout the ICT industry and the expanded MEET ICT agenda.

The event will bring together a wide range of local, regional and international professionals and companies from across the ICT spectrum on one platform and under one roof with the theme of “Leading Business Growth Through ICT Advancements.”

The event will comprise a 2 day Conference, three 1 day Workshops, a CIOs Round-Table, a number of Business Matching sessions and a 3 day Exhibition, involving over 450 delegates, more than 50 exhibitors and nearly 40 international ‘industry expert’ speakers. Subjects will include current ‘hot’ topics such as Cloud Computing, Cyber-Security, Mobility, e-Learning and Social Networking.

MEET ICT Bahrain 2012 will support the position of Bahrain as a hub for the Regional ICT industry by including top IT and ICT providers as well as renowned international leaders and experts from the field, all sharing industry knowledge, experiences and ideas.

Mr Ubaydli, Chairman of the MEET ICT Bahrain 2012 Steering Committee, commented that “MEET ICT will reach out to the international audience, which will not only help delegates from the MENA Region to share in the experiences of their international counter-parts, but also allow international companies to benefit from taking part in the Region’s ICT development.”

MEET ICT Bahrain 2012 will include a number of Business Matching Sessions which will allow local companies and individuals to meet international organizations on a ‘one on one’ basis. This will allow Bahraini companies to develop their international ICT business relationships, share knowledge and encourage the establishment of new international ICT companies and joint ventures in Bahrain.

As a significant part of the support for MEET ICT Bahrain 2012, Tamkeen will be providing financial assistance for Bahraini delegates to the Conference and Bahrain based exhibitors in the Trade Expo, funding a large percentage of the related conference fees or exhibitor stand costs.

MEET ICT Bahrain 2012 is being organized by Gulf Future Business, an established Bahraini business services group, with the Kingdom of Bahrain eGovernment Authority as its Strategic Partner; the Bahrain ICT Suppliers’ Trade Association, the Bahrain Internet Society and Tamkeen as Partners; Batelco as Diamond Sponsor; and Al Ayam Newspapers and Arabian Magazines as Media Sponsors.

For more information about the event or to register as a participant, please visit the event website:, or contact the event organiser on