Egypt en route to G20

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 6.30pm, Cairo, Egypt

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The University of Manchester Middle East Centre, based in the UAE, presents a senior executive evening in Cairo, Egypt. It includes a discussion of Egypt’s route to G20.

It will open with a briefing session by Robert Willock, Director MENA and Regional General Manager of the Economist Intelligence Corporate Network. Robert will share the Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest near- and longer-term forecasts for the Egyptian economy, its opportunities, and key risks. He will explore the strengths and weaknesses of the country’s business environment relative to regional peers and potential areas of focus to attract investment and stimulate growth.

Following this, a panel of regional business leaders will share views and experiences on the realities of operating private-sector businesses in Egypt, the region’s growth-star economy, the future of work and the job market challenges and opportunities. We’ll explore how they seek to take advantage of perceived opportunities and how are they mitigate risks, overcoming the challenges of doing business in MENA’s most populous country.

Title: Egypt En Route to G20

Date: Wednesday, 1 February 2023

Time: 6.30pm – 10.30pm

Venue: JJW Marriott Hotel Cairo

This event is by invitation and only those who register can attend. The deadline to register your place is Wednesday, 25 January 2023. 

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6.30pm – 7pm: Networking & Registration

7pm – 7.15pm: Welcome keynote by the University of Manchester Middle East Centre

7.15pm – 8pm: Outlook Session by Economist Intelligence Corporate Network

8pm – 9.30pm: Panel Discussions and Speakers’ Presentations

9.30pm – 10.30pm: Dinner

About The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and is one of the UK’s largest single-site universities with more than 40,000 students on campus – including more than 10,000 international students. The University is consistently ranked among the world’s elite institutions for graduate employability and world-class research across a diverse range of fields including cancer, advanced materials, global inequalities, energy and industrial biotechnology. 25 Nobel laureates have either worked or studied at the University, which is the only UK University to have social responsibility among its core strategic objectives, dedicated to making a positive difference in communities around the world. According to the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities, the University of Manchester is the 38th best university in the world, the 9th best in Europe and the 6th best in the UK.

The University of Manchester’s Middle East Centre at Dubai Knowledge Park opened in 2006 and is the largest and fastest growing in the University’s international network comprising five hubs in key business cities around the world. The Centre has supported over 3,000 Part-time MBA and specialist Master’s students in the region and graduated more than 2,000 students. The Centre also works in regional collaborations with a range of industry groups, professional bodies and companies, and supports a regional alumni association with more than 4,500 members in countries across the region, including Egypt.

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