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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Arab Net Conference Getting Closer

The ArabNet conference kick off is rapidly approaching!

At the conference you’ll be able to connect with over 300 decision makers, investors, and entrepreneurs from across the MENA, Europe, and Silicon Valley who will be gathered discuss emerging opportunities in Arab web business.

Some of 40 speakers will include Samih Toukan, founder of Maktoob.com, acquired by Yahoo for over $150M; Russell Buckley, VP of Global Alliances at AdMob and Global Chairman of the Mobile Marketing Association and Ghassan Haddad, Director of Internationalization at Facebook,

Participants will also be able to participate in 8 comprehensive panels each featuring 6 experts from the Arab World, Europe, and Silicon Valley, to discuss topics including Social Media, Content, Online Advertising, E-commerce, Startup Financing,.

Two competitions will take place on the first day of the conference. The first, sponsored by Aramex, will feature the regions most promising startups while the Ideathon, sponsored by Google, will star ten of the region’s most innovative business ideas.

If you anyway involved in the emerging Qatar net, this should be a great chance to network, rub shoulders with the giants, and hopefully come away with some great contacts and ideas!

Visit http://www.ArabNet.me for the Full Program & List of Speakers or to register.

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