Message 2015

The theme of The second edition of the global entrepreneurship forum “ GEF” is “ innovation in social enterprise “. This annual event takes place in Riyadh, the capital of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015, Ritz Carlton, under the sponsorship of HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah, the chairman of the board of Trustees of the Centennial Fund (TCF). This remarkable event embraces leading entrepreneurs, intellectuals, media people, investors, researchers, top thinkers and decision makers, in one location, to discuss the latest trends and challenges currently encountered by entrepreneurs.

The forum fosters the vision of sustainable project organization awareness, evaluation of the current trends of entrepreneurship to help transform the national economy into sustainable economy. This global gathering is the right place for the international leaders in business and entrepreneurship to share insights, exchange best practices and review the successful experiences to enhance innovation and creation. Moreover, it highlights the role of start –up enterprises in boasting competitiveness and economic growth, highlighting the role of entrepreneurs in creating job opportunities and building sound economies. This forum is one of TCF’s initiatives for enhancing social enterprise spirit and its effective role in entrepreneurship.


Dr. Abdulaziz H. Al-Mutairy

General Manager & BOD Chairman of GCC-UE