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interactive learning

The Summit is a four-day interactive
conference combined with learning,
networking, and more.

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Exclusive Networking

The world's business incubators, accelerators, corporate
decision makers, and government officials gather for the summit by invitation only from over 30 countries.

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Awards & Recognitions

While the World watches in anticipation, we wil
announce the top-ranked business incubation
and accelerators as identified and assessed
by the World Benchmark Study 2021 - 2022.

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Join us at District 2020

District 2020 will evolve from Expo 2020 Dubai as a human-centric future city centered on the needs of its urban community. It will provide a curated innovation-driven business ecosystem that brings together global minds and embraces technology and digital innovation to support industry growth.

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District 2020 partners with UBI Global and Global Innovation Studios on Launch of Report Exploring Impact of Pandemic on Business Innovation

“We’re delighted to support UBI Global in the release of this report on innovation as a part of our commitment to supporting start-ups and knowledge creation. Dubai is already a leading global center for entrepreneurship, knowledge transfer, and innovation; offering an ideal launchpad for SMEs and global talent. District 2020 aims to contribute to the emirate’s future vision by providing a global innovation ecosystem and community that facilitates co-creation between organisations of all sizes from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to government entities through matchmaking, events, pilot projects in our living lab and more.”- Tala Al Ansari, Director of District 2020 Innovation Ecosystem and Scale2Dubai

The activity of the UBI Global interactive learning community of business incubators and accelerators is even more critically important now for the sucess of the global innovation ecosystem. Creating #WIS23 is our way of combining an exciting opportunity for programs to engage with peers worldwide person and to forge important connections with corporate partners and government leaders.

Ali Amin
CEO and Co-Founder, UBI Global

CREATING IMPACTFUL COLLABORATIONS

Summit attendees will network with global peers and corporate partners, building long-lasting connections

WORLD BENCHMARK STUDY PARTICIPANTS

Business Incubators and Accelerators that participated in the 2021-2022 World Benchmark Study attend the summit to learn the results of their programs worldwide rankings and performance. The event gives them the opportunity to discover what makes programs like theirs successful and to meet other top innovators.

BUSINESS INCUBATION PROGRAM MANAGERS

The summit is a uniquely focused event for business incubators and accelerators linked to universities, public, private, corporations, and other centers of excellence to network with and learn from their peers from around the world.

CORPORATE INNOVATION EXPERTS

Corporate impact makers and chief innovation officers attend to meet top incubation centers, explore collaborative opportunities and connect with potential partners. The summit is the perfect way to discover the international innovation landscape and announce opportunities, and involve the UBI Global community.

GOVERNMENT INNOVATION AGENCIES

Leaders from government innovation agencies and departments charged with developing business and impacting localentreneurship join us at the summit to better understand virtuous circle of startup, incubator or accelerator, and ecosystem and discover new ways to highlight and improve their own initiatives and relationships.

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