I-Events organized its annual ceremony to launch the Entrepreneurship Awards (EEA) in Egypt for the second year in a row, in the presence of a distinguished group of experts and entrepreneurs in Egypt, as well as owners of other projects. This is aimed at enhancing the process of innovation and exchange of expertise, as well as open new horizons to support the ideas and projects of pioneers in various fields and domains.
The EEA Awards are launched this year in partnership with Tatweer Misr as a strategic partner, as it has the same vision and values of providing opportunities for growth and prosperity to innovative minds, in addition to EG Bank, PepsiCo and Orange as sponsors for the second year, along with Startup Scene as the media partner, and the official fashion partner Concrete The event will also be hosted by Kundalini by Grand Pyramids, and last but not least, the ecosystem partners are Endeavor and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee (EIC) at AmCham.
The awards aim to encourage Egyptian entrepreneurs in various fields, highlight distinguished models who have succeeded in bringing about positive change in society, and inspire future generations of innovators and change makers. Awards will be given to outstanding entrepreneurs in 15 different fields including: architecture, interior engineering, fashion, fintech, sports and fitness, e-commerce, marketing communication and real estate development.
This year, the EEA includes an advisory committee that includes a group of the largest economists and entrepreneurship experts in Egypt who aim to share their expertise with the participants, led by Ahmed El Sewedy, CEO of El Sewedy Electric, Alaa El Din Sebaa, founder and chairman of Beltone Financial, Hussein El Refaey, founder of Ventures For Development, Dina El Mufti, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Injaz Egypt, Nevine El Tahri, Chairwoman of Delta Shield Investments, Onsi Sawiris, Executive Partner of HOF Capital, Soraya Ismail, Executive Director of Mentor Arabia, and Wael El Fakhrani, CEO of Edenred UAE.
Amr Mansi, CEO of I-Events, said: “This year, we opened the door to a new group of entrepreneurs to honor them and highlight their innovations, which enhances the development of companies and supports their ideas and development projects that directly contribute to bringing about positive and influential changes in the Egyptian society”.
He went on to explain that his company believes that it is necessary to support successful cadres who were able to enrich the Egyptian society with many innovations, which contributed to developing various aspects of life and proved their ability to handle challenges and overcome difficulties. “We hope that by honoring these cadres, EEA will become a source of inspiration for future generations of innovators and change makers,” he added. He noted that the partnership with Tatweer Misr for the next three years will help provide opportunities of growth and prosperity for innovative minds, which reflects their responsibility towards supporting entrepreneurship in Egypt.
Ahmed Shalaby, CEO and Managing Director of Tatweer Misr, said: “We are pleased that Tatweer Misr is a strategic partner for the annual ceremony to launch the EEA for three years, based on this edition. We believe in the importance of highlighting successful models in various fields and helping them share their expertise to encourage more young people to move towards entrepreneurship.”
“Our cooperation with I-Events comes within the framework that we together share the same vision and values represented in providing opportunities of growth and prosperity for innovative minds. This partnership is an extension of Egypt’s continuous development efforts to support the entrepreneurial climate in Egypt and encourage innovation,” he added.