Annual Investment Meeting 2018

Date: 09 -11 April 2018

Annual Investment Meeting is the world’s leading platform for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), aimed at facilitating strategic networking and promoting investments. It is the largest gathering of the international investment community, policy makers, business leaders, regional and international investors, entrepreneurs, leading academics and experts showcasing up-to-date information and strategies on attracting FDI.

The eighth edition of the Annual Investment Meeting will be held on 9 - 11 April 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. In a span of three days, an array of activities are staged including a Conference, Exhibition, Capacity Building Workshops, Country Presentations, Investors’ Hub, Gala Dinner, Investment Awards, various G2G, G2B and B2B Networking Features, AIM Startup Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition.


‘Linking Developed and Emerging Markets through FDI: Partnerships for Inclusive Growth & Sustainable Development’


Aim Features 2018

  • Interactive Conference
  • International Exhibition
  • Capacity Building Workshops
  • Investors' Hub
  • Country Presentations / Investment Destinations
  • Online / Onsite Business Matchmanking
  • Investment Awards
  • AIM Startup
  • AIM Connect

2018 Conference Topics

Day One – 9 April 2018

  • Global Leaders Debate
  • A New Wave of Economic Opportunity & Digital Innovation: The Understanding the Promise of Blockchain
  • Creating Value Through Technology and FDI

Day Two – 10 April 2018

  • How to Compete for Investment in Industry 4.0
  • The Evolution of FDI: How Technology is changing the Future of Productivity and Growth
  • Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP) Partnerships for Public Infrastructure Development
  • Incentives Policies for the Benefit of Nations

Day Three – 11 April 2018

Invest In: A Series of Discussions on Regional Investments

Invest In: Latin America and the Caribbean

Invest In: Asia Pacific

Invest In: Africa

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