I-Events launches the second edition of Egypt’s Entrepreneur Awards
- Dr. Ahmed Shalaby: We believe in the importance of highlighting successful role models in various fields by encouraging them to share their experience and knowledge with others to inspire more innovative minds to embrace entrepreneurship.
Cairo: As part of its annual ceremony, I-Events launched the second edition of Egypt’s Entrepreneur Awards (EEA) for the second consecutive year. The aim of this prize is to support innovation, share experiences and open up new horizons for pioneering entrepreneurs in various fields. The event brought together a number of distinguished professionals, Egyptian entrepreneurs and business owners.
The second edition of Egypt’s Entrepreneur Awards is presented by I-Events and powered by Tatweer Misr, as both entities share the same vision and values represented to enable opportunities, growth and prosperity for innovative minds. EG Bank is also the official banking sponsor. In addition, Orange and PepsiCo are participating for the second year as co-partners. Additionally, Startup Scene is the official media partner and Concrete is the official fashion partner this year. Endeavor and Amcham’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Committee (EIC) are also recognized this year as ecosystem partners. This year’s event will take place and will again be hosted by Kundalini near the Great Pyramids.
AEE’s goal is to empower Egyptian entrepreneurs in various fields, highlight distinguished role models who have had a successful impact on society, and inspire future generations of innovators and changemakers. With this in mind, prizes will be awarded to outstanding entrepreneurs in more than 15 different fields, including architecture and interior design, fashion, FinTech, sports and fitness, e-commerce, marketing communications and real estate development.
This year, the EEA created an advisory board of business and entrepreneurship experts to provide valuable expertise to participants and the EEA platform. The advisory board is comprised of Ahmed Elsewedy, President and CEO of Elsewedy Electric SAE; Aladdin Saba, founding partner of BPE Partners; Ahmed Habib, President and CEO of Harvest Holdings and founding member of EO Cairo; Hussein Rifai, founder of Development Ventures; Dina El Mofty, founder of Injaz Egypt; Neveen El Tahri, President of Delta Shield for Investment; Onsi Sawiris, co-founder and managing partner at HOF Capital; Thuraya Ismail, Executive Director of Mentor Arabia & Eisenhower Fellow; and Wael Fakharany, CEO of Edenred UAE.
Amr Mansi, Founder and CEO of I-Events, said, “This year, we opened new doors for emerging entrepreneurs to honor them, showcase their innovations, and support them in growing their businesses and successful journeys. We believe that entrepreneurship is a vital profession in the labor market and a main contributor to positive and influential changes in society. It is therefore essential for us to encourage emerging ideas and to help with the research and development of these projects.
He further explained, “There is a need to support successful calibers who are able to enrich Egyptian society with their innovations and improve the overall quality of life by enabling them to have conversations and mentorship with the board members and juries. In this respect, we hope that the EEE continues to inspire young innovators and change-makers with our partner for the next three consecutive years, Tatweer Misr, who puts implements strategies and executes visions that greatly support entrepreneurship.
Dr. Ahmed Shalaby, President and CEO of Tatweer Misr said, “We are delighted that Tatweer Misr will be the strategic partner of the annual Egypt Entrepreneurship Awards (EEA) for three consecutive years starting from the 2022 edition. believe in the importance of spotlighting successful role models in various fields by encouraging them to share their experience and knowledge with others to inspire more innovative minds to embrace entrepreneurship.
Tatweer Misr & I-Events share the same vision and values represented by enabling opportunities, growth and prosperity for innovative minds. This partnership is seen as an extension of Tatweer Misr’s benchmarking efforts to improve and support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt.”
IEVENTS was founded in 2010 with the aim of becoming a leading event agency in Egypt and the rest of the MENA region. With a team of dedicated event specialists, planners and organizers, IEVENTS is committed to bringing an edge to every event by delivering the ultimate experience that exceeds expectations. IEVENTS conceptualizes and organizes internationally recognized cultural and sporting events across Egypt. IEVENTS has hosted the CIB & El Gouna International Squash Opens, Color Run, Zed Winterfest 2020, El Gouna Film Festival and more.
For more information visit: https://i-events.net/
About Tatweer Misr
Founded in 2014, Tatweer Misr is a leading Egyptian property development company. It involves a vertically integrated business model with diverse areas of development and an ambitious vision of developing sustainable, smart and happy communities. Relying on innovation, sustainability, high quality and creating added value for its clientele, Tatweer Misr currently has four projects in various stages of development and planning. Projects include their award-winning flagship “IL Monte Galala” built on approximately 545 acres; “Fouka Bay” on the north coast built on approximately 220 acres; “Flowering Fields”; a premier mixed-use residential development located in the town of Mostakbal on an area of 415 acres with 90 acres dedicated to an educational area and their latest ‘D-Bay’ project on the north coast spanning over 200 acres.
For more information visit: www.tatweermisr.com