-- Economic organizations and entrepreneurship entities gather in support of advancing public private partnerships in Saudi Arabia --
Alexandria, Virginia, USA (29 February 2016) – Today, the
Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO), a global network of more than 11,000 business owners in 48 countries, announced its participation in the
Jeddah Economic Forum (JEF) 2016 titled, "Public Private Partnership: Collaboration for Impact," and held from 2-3 March. As a featured entrepreneurial partner at JEF, EO's Global Chairman, Gilberto Crombé, will deliver remarks in a session titled, "Global Economic Outlook: Impact on KSA and the Role of Private Sector."
"Crucial to EO's mission is empowering and engaging entrepreneurs in all corners of the world to develop as leaders in their businesses and communities," said Crombé. "Entrepreneurs are leading indicators of the global economy, so having a seat at this table to discuss the potential of public private partnerships in Saudi Arabia is of the utmost importance."
Also speaking at JEF 2016 are Vijay K. Tirathrai, EO's CEO, and Samer Kurdi, EO's former Global Chairman (FY2012/2013) and Vice Chairman of Saudi-based Sunbulah Group, a regional pioneer in food processing, manufacturing and distribution.
"Entrepreneurs play a crucial role in shaping the public-private partnership landscape," said Tirathrai. "We're excited to open doors for the public sector to work with our established network of local business owners and help drive communal, industrial and economic growth." Partners of the JEF 2016 will discuss aspects of public and private collaboration that have been most beneficial to business owners in Saudi Arabia.
The Forum aims to play a key role in defining the direction and development of the entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. EO's presentations will highlight how the organization is delivering enhanced value to those business owners who are active in their community.