Abu Dhabi will host the second Investopia annual conference on 1 and 2 March 2023, under the theme ‘envisioning opportunities in times of change’, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED).
Investopia 2023 conference date has been announced during a networking session organised by Investopia and (ADDED) in Abu Dhabi and attended by Investopia partners, senior officials, and CEOs from public and private sectors.
Investopia 2023 will discuss the shifts in the global investments amid developments that have created new economic concepts related to virtual reality, sustainable and green economy, and the implications on investment priorities in vital sectors such as food technology, renewable energy, climate technology and the new technologies related to transport and logistics, and its investment opportunities in global markets.
H.E. Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy, said:" the challenges currently facing global economies have highlighted the strategic need to develop more solutions through new economic sectors capable of meeting the requirements of sustainable development and generating growth opportunities." Investopia annual conference, in its new edition next year, will address a new generation of investment opportunities in transport technology, climate, food and energy, which have become a real bet for sustainable development and basic pillars of future economies.”
H.E. Bin Touq underlined that the UAE has set an ambitious goal for the next 50 years to transition to a new development model that is more open to the world and based on advanced technologies, talents, creativity, and emerging ideas. He noted that Investopia is one of the leading initiatives that supports the national ambitions, provides a new space to promote global investment dialogue, and contribute to the launch of innovative ideas that create new and sustainable growth opportunities.
H.E. Mohamed Ali Al Shorafa, Chairman of ADDED, said: “Co-organising the second edition of the Investopia conference is in line with our efforts to further build on the UAE’s reputation as a global investment hub, and cements Abu Dhabi’s position as an active, thriving, and preferred business destination”.
“Abu Dhabi has nurtured a supportive business environment, unparalleled connectivity and infrastructure, and an entrepreneurial mindset that presents investors with growth opportunities. We believe Investopia, which is one of the major strategic initiatives under the ‘Projects of the 50’, is the right platform to discuss current and future economic trends and ways to enhance our national economy's competitiveness,” H.E. Al Shorafa concluded.
Investopia’s first annual conference, which took place during Expo Dubai 2020, successfully initiated strategic business dialogues across 12 vital economic sectors such as education, renewable energy, supply chain, logistics, space, agri-tech, and healthcare. The conference brought together more than 800 participants from 45 countries including government officials, institutional investors, startups and SME leaders, social entrepreneurs, industry experts and other key stakeholders, who discussed topics affecting global and regional investments, exchanged ideas, and promoted future mutually beneficial business opportunities. This was followed by a series of global talks launched by Investopia in India, Switzerland, USA, and Morocco.