WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE & AWARDS 2024

Friday - January 12, 2024 (9AM - 3PM)
Central London, United Kingdom
Physical in-Person

The “Global Women Entrepreneurship Roundtable Conference and Awards 2024” is the largest women’s entrepreneurial gathering in London. The conference will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities of women in business with a special focus on Business Women Leaders. It is a gathering of global women from all over the world and a signature event in the United Kingdom which everyone remains excited to join, connect, and share.

PREMIUM BREAKOUTS

FOCUS ON WOMEN DEVELOPMENT

Identify appropriate metrics for the WOMEN CEO’s performance evaluation – resources &value additions alone or authenticity and how to grow into the future. Discuss challenges facing WOMEN CEO’s as it supports ways to overcome.

WOMEN INNOVATION

Identify solutions for women based on innovations that will support success as entrepreneurs.

CREATING WOMEN OPPORTUNITIES

We bring opportunities in the market for Women to give them business ideas and practical business plans required to get success.

WOMEN TRAINING, CONSULTING AND ADVISORY FOR START-UPS

Recognize women skills, identify area of improvements, learning opportunities to provide Women with comprehensive solutions.

WOMEN START-UPS & INCUBATORS

Providing support and assistance to Women for doing start up.

WOMEN DIALOGUE AND CONNECTIVITY

Facilitate dialogue between Women technology innovators, Consultants and regulators to unlock the keys to widespread adoption. Facilitate a two-way interaction to map out future needs and areas where technology has yet to offer a solution. Over the years, we’ve assisted thousands of women by educating and training financial and entrepreneur leadership skills for future contribution to a healthy economy and society.

TOPICS YOU WANT TO HEAR ABOUT, ISSUES AND CHALLENGES, & UNFORGETTABLE TAKEAWAYS.

The Women Entrepreneurship Conference is Berkeley Middle East’s signature event and is the largest entrepreneurial business learning in the region. We are striving to facilitate connections, provide innovative education, and be a resource for growth to clients and stakeholders. This training program is designed to accelerate the growth of women-owned businesses through access to information, contacts and capital. This is suitable for anyone in any stage of business. For those just getting started to those in business for decades, there are resources and opportunities to grow and learn.

Keynotes

Our keynotes will provide you access to the most impactful and powerful thought leaders on the program. Hear from high-profile thought leaders and Business Executives as they cover key business trends that are driving the future of work.

Breakfast Briefings

Our breakfast briefings are sessions which give you a chance to get a deeper perspective on a topic and also get the chance to get into debate on the topic. We’ve designed them to provide the chance for open and frank discussions about the current trends and challenges impacting the profession whilst enjoying delicious food in the company of industry colleagues.

Workshops

Choose from workshops; Transform which are carefully designed to provide tangible takeaways and practical toolkits that deliver value and impact in the post-pandemic world.

CoLabs

Our CoLabs focus on a key business challenge. You will be guided through the process in small peer groups using design thinking or agile learning methods. Get to the heart of the issue and develop deeper insights, reach conclusions and formulate recommendations for the future. Our CoLabs give you tangible takeaways to be able to implement immediately into your organisation.

Lightning Talks

Illuminate us but make it quick! True to its name a lightning talk is a very short presentation on a current topic in a quick, insightful and clear manner.

Thought Exchange Roundtables

Sharing experiences and knowledge are key elements. These roundtable discussions with small groups of peers give you the chance to share perspectives on hot topics and key challenges facing the profession. Have your say on the topics you want to discuss on the day!

InFocus Panels

Our expert panel made up of business thought leaders and executives will share their insights and pioneering research around the future of women. This interactive session looks beyond re-imaging how things are and towards innovating the endless possibilities of what they could be.

Exclusive Masterclass

A masterclass is a means to present a real-world account on a particular topic, situation or event. Led by a speaker with expert knowledge or skills in a particular area these sessions often provide best-practice advice or insight into new or innovative solutions that are forging new paths.

Awards, Certificates & Digital Badges

An exclusive, glamorous affair, where the winner will be recognised for their outstanding contributions.

EVENT BY

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HOSTED BY

Voice of Global Women

WE CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO JOIN US FOR THE CONFERENCE & AWARDS

H.E. Salma Al Qubaisi

  • President Al Qubaisi Holding Abu Dhabi
  • Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women President- Abu Dhabi
  • Board Member- The Investors Club
  • IT Planning & Strategy at ADNOC Logistics & Service
Aarefa Saleh AL Falahi

H.E. Aarefa Al Falahi

  • Board Member, RAK Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member of RAK Insurance Company
  • Board Member of Emirates Sports & Cultrual club
  • Member of Board of RAK SME Association
  • Chairman, RAK Chamber of Commerce Exhibition Committee​
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Musa Shaikh

  • Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
  • Founding Director Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women
  • CEO – The Investors Club
  • Dean- Berkeley School of Management Sciences
Khulood Shaban

Khulood Shaban

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Berkeley Middle East Holding

09:00 AM – 10:00 AM (UK Time)

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

10:00 AM – 10:05 AM (UK Time)

Sponsor

Berkeleyme Investors Club
Berkeleyme Investors Club is a patent gold standard signature business club. We focus on both creating a global investors community and building a bridge to the skills and ideas of high level professionals with the aim to serve the international investment industry, in order to create value for the society.
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10:05 AM – 10:20 AM (UK Time):

OPENING REMARKS & INTRODUCTION

Musa Shaikh 2022 2

Dr. Musa Shaikh

  • Royal Family Investment Advisor
  • Group CEO – Berkeley Middle East Holding
  • Founding Director Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women
  • Director – The Investors Club

He is an LLB (Hons) from Buckinghamshire New University UK, a Master in Law from Kings College London, a Master in Business Administration from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, a Master in Public Administration from Chichester University, a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of management accountant, UK, and CGMA from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Chartered Accountant, a Certified Information System Auditor, and a Fellow Member of Securities and Investments. He is a Certified Project Management Professional and Prince2 Agile.

10:20 AM – 10:25 AM (UK Time)

Sponsor

Berkeleyme & MS (Voice of Global Women) – A Social Enterprise
Berkeleyme & MS (Voice of Global Women) – A Social Enterprise, support women to get their basic rights from parliament, ensuring women have access to FREE education and Healthcare, Justice at the doorstep, physical protection & mental health, child care benefits, along with generating employment opportunities and developing as entrepreneurs.
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10:25 AM – 10:40 AM (UK Time)

H. E. Salma Al Qubaisi

  • President Al Qubaisi Holding Abu Dhabi
  • Berkeleyme & MS Voice of Global Women President- Abu Dhabi
  • Board Member- The Investors Club
  • IT Planning & Strategy at ADNOC Logistics & Service

Salma Al Qubaisi born in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is an Emirati Technology women leader, serving the largest government organization in the oil & gas sector “ADNOC”. She is an innovative and inspiring personality in the field of Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain. She is instrumental in delivering value to IT professionals with her creative thoughts and leadership skills. Salma Al Qubaisi is a keen investor in Tech Projects, whether it’s a pre-seed, seed, Stage A, or B venture. She is an expert in Tech acquisition including projects based on SaaS, Consumer-based websites, E-Commerce, and Platforms of various types. She is having leadership skills, Project Management, Budget Planning and Control, Team Development, Business Plan development, Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery Planning, Strategic Acquisition, and Negotiation.

10:40 AM – 10:55 AM (UK Time)

Aarefa Saleh AL Falahi

H.E. Aarefa Saleh Al Falahi

  • Board Member, RAK Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member of RAK Insurance Company
  • Board Member of Emirates Sports & Cultrual club
  • Member of Board of RAK SME Association
  • Chairman, RAK Chamber of Commerce Exhibition Committee​
  • Member of Business Industrial Academic Council Committee – HCT – UAE
  • Member of Computer Information Sciences Industrial Advisory Committee in HCT, RAK
  • Member of Women on Board Circle (2020) formed by Sh Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
  • Vice President -Senior Branch Manager in one of the leading banks in UAE  with total 20 years experience in 3 main leading banks

10:55 AM – 11:10 AM (UK Time)

Khulood Shaban

Khulood Shaban

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – Berkeley Middle East Holding

Khulood is a philanthropist, a business leader, successful business entrepreneur, and the most influence Arabic women in Gulf region. She is the CEO of Berkeley Middle East holding an American Emirati Joint venture conglomerate with a diversified portfolio. Khulood career is diversified over several roles including CEO, Director Finance, Financial Controller, & Chief Financial Officer based on decade of experience. Khulood core expertise to manage financial transactions for the whole group and in ongoing projects, arises through Merger or acquisitions, study the fundamental and technical feasibility, evaluate the investment risks by applying high level financial management tools for stakeholders keeping ERP, budgeting, variance reporting aligns with financial strategy of the shareholders. Her strengths are innovative & creativity toward a particular business venture, preparation of business plan, coordination with external auditors, lenders, regulatory authorities, compliances, meeting with investors for arranging of Funds, building a capital Structuring simple and complex, IPO’s securities, active management, & financial decision making.

11:10 AM – 11:25 AM (UK Time)

11:25 AM – 11:30 AM (UK Time)

Sponsor

Berkeleyme School of Management & Sciences
The World’s Largest Collection of Training Courses. We rephrase the world by educating people who make a difference in the world.
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11:30 AM – 11:45 AM (UK Time)

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM (UK Time)

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM (UK Time)

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM (UK Time)

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM (UK Time)

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM (UK Time)

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1:30 PM – 1:45 PM (UK Time)

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM (UK Time)

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM (UK Time)

2:15 PM – 2:20 PM (UK Time)

Sponsor

Berkeley & Lords
Berkeley & Lords is a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the BERKELEY & LORDS brand. B&L ranks as the one of largest professional services networks in the world and is considered one of the finest accounting & consultancy firms. Over the years, we are providing impeccable services to valued clients related to business solutions, related to audit, financing, accounting, tax, technology, consulting and advisory services. We have a complete range of products capable to manage all your business requirements and delivering by meeting the world standards with great customer feedback. We identify your business needs and give you ultimate comfort in your business operations.
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2:20 PM – 2:35 PM (UK Time)

2:35 PM – 2:50 PM (UK Time)

2:50 PM – 3:05 PM (UK Time)

3:05 PM – 3:10 PM (UK Time)

Sponsor

Berkeley Architecture & Interior design & fit-outs
is a well-established and leading provider of turnkey fit out solutions, architectural finishes & engineering products solutions. Our dedicated teams from production, assembly, design, and installation to cater for any projects. We provide interior design and refurbishment services helping clients to bring out the best out of their property. Our expertise include architectural consultation starting from design to construction and execution of projects.

3:10 PM – 3:55 PM (UK Time)

AWARDS CEREMONY

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3:55 PM – 4:00 PM (UK Time)

CLOSING REMARKS

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (UK Time)

LUNCH & NETWORKING

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NETWORKING WITH ALDAR PROPERTY EXPO

As Berkeleyme Investors Club, caters to VIP level professionals, as a partner for the event, you have the opportunity to take advantage of the boutique, lounge style exhibition set up.

WHY EXHIBIT?

Generate new business

you can meet new customers and develop relationships with existing clients to further business opportunities in the region.

Increase brand exposure

you will get significant digital and printed brand exposure before, during, and after the event through our year-round marketing activities.

Network with industry leaders & potential buyers

Connect with potential clients and partners – dealers and distributors.

Stay up-to-date & competitive

Use the opportunity to stay current with the industry’s latest trends, and advancements and keep ahead of your competition.

Launch new products & services

The largest transport and mobility business platform and a perfect avenue for you to showcase your latest products and services to an engaged audience that is looking for new business opportunities.

Understand your product in the market

Many exhibitors benefit from the product and market testing that they carry out while exhibiting to gain general and industry opinion about their offerings.

WHAT OUR EXHIBITORS SAY ABOUT US

90%

Attendees said attending our events was beneficial to their job as a result of the knowledge and networking at the event.

85%

Exhibitors stated that event helped them to establish new business contacts.

95%

Attendees said that event is run in a sustainable and responsible way by adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals.

EXHIBITION PACKAGES:

PLATINUM EXHIBITOR

USD 10,000

  • Company acknowledgment on all official conference support signs, programs, conference website, and on all marketing collateral
  • Complimentary registration for 5 delegates
  • Complimentary 6x2m shell scheme booth
  • One set of promotional materials included in the registration material
  • Your logo on all delegate badges
  • Option to brand specific portions of the meeting, including 3 of the following*:
    • Welcome reception
    • Refreshment break
    • Lunch break
    • Giveaway bags

GOLD EXHIBITOR

USD 7,000

  • Company acknowledgment on all official conference support signs, programs and on all marketing collateral
  • Special recognition on the conference website
  • Complimentary registration for 4 delegates
  • Complimentary 3x2m shell scheme booth
  • One set of promotional materials included in the registration material
  • Option to brand specific portions of the meeting, including 2 of the following*:
    • Welcome reception
    • Refreshment break
    • Lunch break
    • Giveaway bags

WHY PARTICIPATE IN THE AWARDS?

We acknowledge the dynamic individual’s who has made outstanding contribution to nation as well as to business community over the past year. We seek to appreciate the invaluable individuals who work in such high-pressure positions and deliver the best value, and make it prominent how you give benefit of your enterprise. To assist us in our search for the top minds, we invite you to make your voice heard via a nomination, so we can showcase those who strive to promote the growth and deserve to be commended.

RECOGNISE & MOTIVATE YOUR TEAMS

  • Entering the Awards is a way to thank and honour valued employees and to show you care about the future of women development.
  • Your award application helps reflect on the achievements, challenges and areas of improvement which is vital for any developing business.
  • Being nominated, shortlisted or winning an award can help boost staff morale and improve motivation.

CELEBRATE IN STYLE

  • The awards are an excellent opportunity to network virtually with hundreds of professionals, showcase your work and learn from others.
  • Celebrate all the hard work and successes of the industry with awards.

AWARD TITLES

  • Woman Entrepreneur of the year
  • Woman Executive of the Year
  • Woman Professional of the Year
  • Woman of the Year | Lifetime Achievement
  • Women Helping Women
  • Woman Innovator of the Year
  • Excellence in Business Woman of the Year
  • The Most Active Woman Entrepreneur
  • The Most Influential Woman Entrepreneur
  • The Most Supportive Woman Entrepreneur
  • The Most Networked Woman Entrepreneur
  • The Most Creative Woman Entrepreneur
  • The Most successful Woman Entrepreneur in her industry (Multiple Awards)
  • The Biggest Achiever Woman Entrepreneur
  • The Most Engaging Woman Entrepreneur
  • The most Empowering Woman Entrepreneur
  • The Most Inspiring Woman Entrepreneur

VIP Ticket

This ticket entitles you to:

  • VIP Priority front-row seating to enhance your conference experience
  • VIP Exclusive gifts, and a voucher from our event sponsors
  • VIP Golden raffle tickets for our giveaways

Entry to the entire event including:

  • Access to full days of presentations
  • Access to the sponsor’s zone
  • Access to the live demonstration & workshop zone
  • Goodie bag from our event sponsors
  • Refreshments and Lunch included
  • Access to the conference networking

General Ticket - Free

This ticket entitles you to:

  • Ordinary access to the conference is subject to space availability
  • Entry only with a QR code from the organizer.
  • Sitting at the back of the hall.
  • No entry to VIP front-row seating to enhance your conference experience
  • No entry to VIP Exclusive gifts, and a voucher from our event sponsors
  • No entry to VIP Golden raffle tickets for our giveaways
  • No access to the sponsor’s zone
  • No access to the live demonstration & workshop zone
  • No entry to Refreshments and Lunch
  • Not allowed to exchange business cards

EVENT TEAM

Khulood Shaban

Khulood Shaban

Group CFO & CEO

Imthiyas Hameed

Group Director Operations

Brendon

Brendon Marques

Coordinator

Alifiya Bohra

Director – Business Development

Maria Malykh

Director – Business Development

Office: Berkeley & Lords, Kemp House, 152 – 160 City Road, London EC1V 2NX.

Mobile/ Whatsapp: +447306279111

Email: khulood@berkeleyme.com