Created in 2008, Global Entrepreneurship Week is considered as the world’s largest celebration of the innovators, entrepreneurs, and economists who collaborate to drive economic growth and expand human welfare.
During one week each November, more than 160 countries celebrate the week by hosting thousands of events and competitions inspiring millions to engage in entrepreneurial activities and connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors, and investors.
Supported by many world leaders and a network of 10,000 partner organizations, each year GEW empowers roughly 25 million people through more than 25,000 activities.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is organized by Global Entrepreneurship Network and powered by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
- To support Bahraini individuals developing their ideas into reality in order to drive economic growth forward
- To enhance the entrepreneurial spirit and inspire innovation across all business sectors leading to economic development in line with the Kingdom’s 2030 vision.
- To spread entrepreneurship awareness and gather Bahraini experts in business and investments sectors.
- To emphasize the establishment of such initiatives in the Kingdom leading role to keep pace with global economic developments.