ArabNet Beirut is 3-day conference focused on the digital and creative industries, featuring more than 80 top speakers and bringing together more than 600 leading executives, entrepreneurs, developers, designers and creative participants. The conference will kick off with "Design+Code" day, packed with workshops for developers, designers and entrepreneurs and focused on building great web & mobile products. It will then continue with the two-day Forum -- talks, panels and workshops with an emphasis on themes of digital entertainment (music, video, etc), online content and commerce for arts, culture, style and fashion, social media and e-commerce in hospitality / food / nightlife, entrepreneurship, and more.
Uniquely at ArabNet Beirut, the formal conference program will end at 4:00 PM, and will be followed by "Social Impact Sessions", a program of workshops and talks held in different sites across Beirut focused on social entrepreneurship, community and citizenship. The event will also feature an evening program, with themed meetups at restaurants, as well as concerts, exhibitions, and parties.
The conference will feature ArabNet's signature entrepreneur competitions, the Ideathon and Startup Demo, as well as a new competition, Digital Creatives Competition, for young creative talents in digital advertising, with more details to be revealed soon.