The Makkah Economic Forum Goes On
We will now engage with Youth and Small and Medium Enterprises
More than 22 engagement activities all year round starting May 9
Inspire engage develop inform
For the first time, the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce is hosting a calendar of activities post the forum that are designed to tackle current barriers and opportunities in our market. This will enable the private sector to become an active partner in activating the vision realization programs.
All activities were developed to encourage and facilitate effective collaboration between all involved sectors to start a dialogue that can initiate positive change. The formats of the activities will change depending on the selected objective and topics. The formats will include: workshops, seminars, debates and panel discussions.
Set on May 6th and 7th 2018, we plan to launch a year-round calendar of activities that are designed to tackle current barriers and opportunities in our market. This will enable the private sector to become an active partner in activating the vision realization programs. We have also developed additional activities to better facilitate the intended collaboration.
Develop industries and promote local production (e.g. renewable energy and military industries), exports, mining, energy, technology and the robotic workforce. This will comprise infrastructural improvement, export support, and logistics service development to render the KSA an ideal logistical platform given its location at the intersection of three continents. This program will also create promising job opportunities for young people.
Through the Kingdom’s Public Investment Fund, Saudi Vision 2030 aims to create tourism attractions that are of the highest international standards, improve visa issuance procedures for visitors, and prepare and develop historical and heritage sites. Saudi Arabia’s recently launched Red Sea luxury resort project which is expected to cover 50 islands and 34,000 square kilometres between the cities of Umluj and Al Wajh to attract luxury travellers from around the globe. An international scholarship programme has been launched for students of Al-Ula region to develop the future generation of leaders in the tourism industry.
Provide an opportunity for the largest possible number of Muslims to perform Hajj and Umrah and to enrich and deepen their experience through the development of the two Holy Mosques. Touristic and cultural destinations will be developed and outstanding services will be provided to visitors before, during and after their visits to Makkah, Madinah and the holy sites. KSA reaffirms its role as a religious and cultured nation in the service of the two Holy Mosques. This program will also present a foundation to ensure the relationship with the private sector and its active role in developing the economics of the sector.
Improve individuals’ lifestyles by developing an ecosystem to support and create new options that boost citizens’ and residents’ participation in cultural, environment, and sports activities. This is in addition to other suitable activities that contribute to enhancing the quality of life of individuals and families, creating jobs, diversifying economic activity, and raising the status of Saudi Arabian cities so that they rank among the best cities in the world.
Below is the schedule for our events