The Saudi British Bank sponsored the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, which was held under the patronage of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince, deputy prime minister, and chairman of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs. The event was organized by the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (Monsha’at) from March 27 to 30, at King Abdulaziz International Convention Center and the Ritz-Carlton hotel, Riyadh.
During the opening ceremony, Minister of Commerce Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi honored SABB in recognition of its contributions to the success of the congress, held under the slogan “We Reinvent, We Renew.”
The event, held in cooperation with the Global Network for Entrepreneurship, comprised an exhibition and a series of workshops, which included a group of entrepreneurs, investors, experts and decision-makers from different parts of the world, to discuss sustainable solutions and build a unified global system of entrepreneurship.
Majed Najm, deputy managing director of corporate and institutional banking at SABB, said: “We are proud to sponsor this major global conference that is truly transformative in the field of entrepreneurship, especially since this congress bears witness to the Kingdom’s achievements in the field of entrepreneurship, by providing the ideal environment for new businesses, and its success in facing the economic challenges imposed by the pandemic.”
He added: “We consider our participation in this congress as an extension of our strategic partnership with the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises in order to support the small and medium enterprise sector, as one of the most important drivers of economic growth. We also aim to stimulate the economy, develop promising business sectors, and find solutions to achieve sustainable development in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.”
SABB is actively participating in numerous initiatives that support the growth and development of the entrepreneurial sector, especially the small- and medium-sized enterprises, offering a variety of customized banking, financing, and investment products and services.