The Prince of Al-Sharqiya sponsors the Sports Pioneers Forum … Wednesday

May 31, 2021 by No Comments


On Wednesday, His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Province, will sponsor the Sports Pioneers Forum, organized by the Asharqia Chamber, represented by the Youth Business Council, virtually under the slogan “Sport is an investment in the future.”

The forum aims to exchange expertise and distinguished experiences and promote a culture of self-employment. The participation of the Ministry of Sports Adwaa Al-Arifi and the Public Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises will also witness the participation of the Ministry of Sports.

For his part, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Asharqia Chamber Abdul Hakim bin Hamad Al-Ammar Al-Khalidi praised His Highness’ sponsorship of the forum, stressing that the sponsorship represents a strong supporter of the Chamber’s events and activities, noting that His Highness’s sponsorship of the forum reflects the great interest in sports investment in the Eastern Region.

Al-Khalidi said that the forum aims to exchange expertise and distinct experiences and promote a culture of self-employment, noting that the Kingdom seeks, through its ambitious vision, to support medium and small enterprises by supporting entrepreneurship, privatization programs and sports investment, which will allow our economy to provide opportunities for all to contribute to the best of their abilities. , saying that we must improve the investment of youth energies by directing them towards sports investment and enabling them to obtain appropriate opportunities to build the future and contribute to the development of our society and economy.

Al-Khalidi pointed out that in light of the wise leadership’s interest within the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 program, from which the Quality of Life Program emerges, as it includes many plans that seek to raise the rate of quality of life in various aspects, the most prominent of which is sports, and this gives the business sector an indication that the future will be for this investment because of its Positive results for the local community.

The head of the Youth Business Council, Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Farraj, said that the forum aims to support young businessmen, and provide them with the opportunity to present their work, in addition to disseminating successful experiences in this field, as well as knowing the needs of employers and transferring them to the relevant authorities, and providing opportunities for cooperation, integration and partnerships between employers. And based on its vision of the forum, which emphasizes the achievement of integration in the sports investment sector for medium and small enterprises, to contribute to the realization of the Kingdom’s vision 2030.

Al-Farraj stated that sports investment is one of the goals of the vision based on creating the necessary environment to support and develop new options that enhance the quality of life program with the participation of entrepreneurs and owners of small and medium enterprises to invest in this emerging sector.

The scientific program of the forum includes 4 sessions, where the opening session starts at 10:30 am under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Region, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Asharqia Chamber Abdul Hakim bin Hamad Al-Ammar Al-Khalidi, and the Governor of the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises Eng. Saleh bin Ibrahim Al-Rasheed, and Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Faraj, President of the Youth Business Council.

And speaking in the main dialogue session, which will be held at 11 am, entitled “The Kingdom’s Directions to Support the Sports Sectors in the Light of Vision 2030,” Issam Al-Dukair, Deputy Governor of the Small and Medium Enterprises Authority for Entrepreneurship, and the Undersecretary for Development and Planning in the Ministry of Sports, Adwa Al-Arifi, will also moderate the session’s dialogues, a member of the Youth Business Council. Turki Al-Rajhi.

The second dialogue session reflects the successful experiences in the sector, where the session is titled: Successful Experiences in Sports Investment at 12:30 pm, in which the CEO of the Saudi Media Company, Muhammad Al-Khuraiji, and the General Manager of the Fitness World Company Ahmed Bukhamseen, as well as the CrossFit Trainer Amal Baatia, will speak. Faris Abu Ali, CEO of Offside Company, is also moderated by a member of the Young Businessmen Council, Waad Abu Nyan.

Investment managers in major Saudi sports clubs will participate in the third dialogue session, which will be held under the title: Investment in Sports Clubs at 2:00 pm, in which the member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Marketing and Investment Committee at Al-Nasr Club Moataz Al-Mazrou, and CEO of Al-Hilal Investment Club Company Sultan Al-Sheikh, and President The Executive of Al-Ittifaq Club, Moaz Al-Ohali, and the Financial Director of Al-Qadisiyah Club, Faris Al-Mufleh. The session’s dialogues are also moderated by Ibrahim Al-Suhaibani, a member of the Business Youth Council.

It is noteworthy that the work program of the forum includes 5 specialized workshops that will start today, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 12.30 pm and extend until 7 pm, presented by Eng. Abdullah Al-Baqmi from the General Administration of Commercial Investment in the Eastern Province Municipality, and the Business Development Manager at Leejam Sports Company Shadan Al-Saqri, and the Director of Business Development at Leejam Sports Company Shadan Al-Saqri. And founder of Run In Sports Mohammed Al-Mohammadi, investor in boxing tours John McCurry, and investor in sports clubs, Boris Babachan.

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