Creating and securing the enabling environment contributes fundamentally to strengthening the three pillars around which the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 is centered, a vibrant society, a prosperous economy, and an ambitious nation. The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has paid great attention to this aspect, creating programs to achieve the vision, including various sectors, seeking to enhance the possibilities. Economic and financial sustainability, investing in the development and empowerment of human capabilities, by creating channels of communication and building bridges of cooperation with the world, in order to achieve knowledge integration, adopting innovations, and contributing to innovation and development.
The technical sector has witnessed a share of this interest, and is still witnessing more enabling decisions and global initiatives, which have had the greatest impact on the prosperity of the digital economy and the huge increase in investment, as a result of the interaction between investors, entrepreneurs, and owners of innovative ideas and projects, during the global technical conferences organized by the Kingdom. Saudi Arabia, the most prominent of which is the LEAP International Technical Conference, organized by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in cooperation with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity and Drones, which witnessed more than 100,000 visitors from all over the world in its first edition in 2022, and returns this year with its second edition. Opening its doors to the world, hosting in the heart of the capital, Riyadh, experts, speakers, investors, and everyone interested in keeping pace with technical development, as this conference in particular plays an important role in several aspects, including:
Keeping pace with technical development and promoting innovation
In light of the technical acceleration and rapid digital transformation that the world is witnessing today, which many find to be a major obstacle to its development, the LEAP Conference comes in response to the increasing need to keep pace with this development, as leading companies are present in various technical fields, specifically those that play a major role in the digital transformation process. Among them is Wadi Taiba Company, whose activities focus on areas of emerging technologies, and its role is to participate in the LEAP conference to promote technical innovation and societal contribution to bridging the knowledge gap among visitors, and to display innovative products that have been developed locally, to provide the opportunity to live inspiring experiences and achieve the desired impact. .
Creating a stimulating investment environment
Investors today find technical projects, specifically those developed using modern technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, block chains, and others, a source of investment. Despite this, they face a great challenge in accessing them and communicating with founders and partners. This is why the LEAP conference today targets entrepreneurs. And innovators to give them the opportunity to present and talk about their projects. It also enables local and foreign investors to explore investment opportunities in these projects, in an effort to create a qualitative, supportive and stimulating investment environment.
Investment policies and government legislation
As an extension of creating an integrated investment environment and stimulating investment, legislative and regulatory bodies are present at the LEAP Conference to hold workshops and organize open discussions, to talk about investment policies and legislative updates and to provide services and facilities to both the investor and the project owner, to facilitate the establishment of partnerships and investment agreements.
Sustainable impact and strengthening relationships
The impact left by such conferences is lasting and sustainable, as a result of their contribution to building networks of professional relationships, establishing strategic partnerships, investment agreements, and expanding the circle of knowledge from various fields and experiences. This impact is what the LEAP Conference aims to achieve, as the organizations and facilities that… It meets the visitor’s need to have a fruitful and inspiring experience, the impact of which extends throughout his professional and practical life.
The role of technical conferences, specifically the LEAP conference, is not limited to what was mentioned, but rather its role extends to other dimensions, all of which are in the interest of the technical system and the business system, as effective communication between both systems contributes to reducing the gap created by the rapid technical development over the past few years. To achieve compatibility and harmony between the activities of the two systems, and to enhance the necessary integration that would raise the level of quality of technical products and accelerate business progress.