Riyadh to host Global Entrepreneurship Congress March 27-30

The Saudi capital Riyadh will host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) March 27-30 with 180 countries expected in attendance, reports say.
GEC, the kingdom’s state-run news agency SPA reports, chose Riyadh to host the congress because, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, the Kingdom ranked first out of 45 countries in the following categories: Good opportunities to start a business, ease of starting a business, business response to the COVID-19 pandemic and government response to the pandemic.
The congress is titled “Reboot, Rethink, Regenerate,” and bring together investors, policymakers and community leaders.
The attendees will discuss the economic challenges facing the global entrepreneurial environment, exchange experiences, seize investment opportunities and extract the lessons learned from the challenges of the pandemic. The speakers, more than 150, include Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph.
The summit will also feature an accompanying exhibition, workshops and innovation sections.

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