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The delegation will visit Dammam, Jeddah, and Riyadh.

Jeddah

  • Known as the Silicon Valley of Saudi Arabia, it serves as the center of entrepreneurial activity in the country
  • Ranked 4th of all urban areas in emerging markets (Innovation Cities Index, 2thinknow)  
  • Hosts major research universities, family businesses, government agencies, and technology incubators


Riyadh

  • Capital of Saudi Arabia
  • Serves as the headquarters of numerous government agencies, quasi-government agencies, major universities, national entrepreneurship organizations, angel investor networks, business incubators, and financial institutions

Dammam

  • Capital of the Eastern Province, the most oil-rich region in the world
  • Important commercial hub and port
  • The largest city in the province and the fifth largest in Saudi Arabia

Date

Program

Nov. 2

Arrival in Jeddah

Nov. 3

Panel discussion, business meetings in Jeddah

Travel to Riyadh

Nov. 4-6

Joint Conferences:
5th Annual Saudi International Technology Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Incubation
&
10th Annual Conference on Innovation Based Regional Development 

Business meetings / Networking Reception

Nov. 7

Business meetings in Dammam

Nov. 8

Return to the U.S.

 


 

 
Last Updated October 20, 2014
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