Tech Events to Attend in Saudi Arabia in 2023
Last Updated on November 9, 2023 by Ameer Hamza
A tech event is one of the most exciting things on a technology professional or enthusiast’s calendar. These tech events, which are frequently the highlight of the year for many professionals due to the abundance of networking opportunities, social gatherings, and interesting insights into the future of technology, may be quite beneficial. We have compiled a comprehensive list of the largest tech events in Saudi Arabia in 2023 that you can plan to attend.
Tech Events to Attend in Saudi Arabia in 2023
1. GPRC Summit 2023
The GPRC Summit, organized by Corporater, is the largest summit of its kind in the world on GPRC (Governance, Performance, Risk and Compliance), integrated with Performance and Strategy. It brings together GRC experts, CEOs, senior-level executives, and key decision-makers from across the region and industries to talk about the technology, insights, and trends that will shape enterprise business management in the future. You can join top company executives from across the world and in your region to create professional connections, examine today’s innovations, perceptions, and trends influencing corporate business management and receive guidance from experts on issues unique to your sector.
The CEO and C-level executives of the Global Enterprise Resource Council (GRC) will present this year’s perspective on the most recent developments in enterprise business management. The summit will also cover strategic insights, best practices, and guidance on strategy implementation, performance assessment, and optimization. On January 23, 2023, the exclusive GPRC Summit will occur at Crowne Plaza Riyadh RDC Hotel & Convention Wady al Muaydin Street, Saudi Arabia. This event is free. On January 24, the UAE version would hold in Downtown Dubai, UAE.
2. Unravelling NFTs
This is one of the exciting tech events in Saudi Arabia. The 2-hour event allows you to comprehend the fundamental ideas behind NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) and what makes them unique in the modern, technologically sophisticated world. It provides you with practical knowledge and awareness of the different NFT dynamics so you can take advantage of the advantages of the decentralized new economy over centralized finance.
After completing this course, you’ll have a thorough knowledge of NFTs’ different characteristics, the capacity to choose your future investment options in the NFT market with knowledge and a certificate of completion.
This event is online and takes place on January 10, 2023, between 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Arabian Standard Time. The Riyadh event costs $399 for early bird and $599 for ongoing registration.
3. 6th Middle East Banking AI & Analytics Summit 2023
By 2030, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia wants to be a global leader in artificial intelligence. To that end, it has unveiled its National Strategy for Data & AI. Saudi Arabia aims to create a vital infrastructure and construct data and AI platforms to hasten the adoption of data and AI applications.
The newest digital advancements in the banking industry are delivered to you by the #MEBAI Summit 2023. Take the chance to network with regional thought leaders who share your interests. The finest use cases for AI and Analytics will be clarified via panel discussions, fireside chats, keynote speeches, roundtable talks, and Q&A sessions.
This event will take place on May 6, 2023, at Hilton Riyadh, Riyadh Province 00000, Saudi Arabia.
4. Future of Fintech Summit
As the nation struggles to recover from the effects of a global epidemic, the necessity for digitalization and widespread technology deployment across financial services has become critical. This has directly impacted the development of the FinTech sector in the Kingdom. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 project, which is part of the blueprint for the development of the financial sector, has placed a strong emphasis on creating a digital economy and enabling financial intermediaries to assist a rising private sector through financial inclusion (FSDP). This event aim to enable you discover the most recent thinking on disruptive concepts across the entire fintech industry by hearing from pioneers and thought leaders. By attending, you should gain access to information on the top-tier service providers and creative solutions influencing the financial services industry. You can also connect with innovative businesses and founders driving digital change. The dates of this event are March 1 and 2, 2023, at The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh.
Other significant tech events in Saudi Arabia to watch out for include:
• Metaverse 101 is taking place on January 3, 2023, in Jeddah
• LEAP Global event in Riyadh on 6th – 9th of February, 2023