STEP Conference in Dubai March 2018

STEP is Back and it’s Bigger & Better than Ever!

STEP is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! With four industry-focused conferences to look forward to – STEP Start, STEP Digital, STEP X and STEP Money – this is one event in Dubai you don’t want to miss.

Calling all budding entrepreneurs: the ‘STEP Start’ stage is where you want to be at this year’s STEP Conference! From mentorship sessions and pitch competitions to insightful talks about launching a tech startup in the region, ‘STEP Start’ has a lot in store for the city’s aspiring startup founders.

Hot topics:

  • Entrepreneurship and growth: tips on how to create new customers and monetising your startup
  • Investors and VCs: tips on choosing the right investor and the industries that appeal most to investors today
  • The state of the ecosystem: insights into how to improve infrastructure and the issues that come with lack of data

‘STEP Start’ speakers we’re looking forward to:

For the full list of ‘STEP Start’ speakers and two-day agenda, check this out.

STEP2018: The need-to-know details

This year’s STEP Conference is set to take over Dubai Internet City for its sixth edition, with four industry-focused conferences, five content stages and more than 200 speakers to look forward to. From inspiring talks to an exciting lineup of musical performances, get ready for an action-packed couple of days!


  • Wednesday 28th March, 2018
  • Thursday 29th March, 2018

Where: Dubai Media City – Near American University in Dubai

How to get tickets: Tickets can be purchased via the STEP Conference website

How to participate:

  • Apply to showcase your startup at STEP2018 here
  • Apply to speak at STEP2018 here
  • Partner with STEP2018 here
  • Get a media pass here

Main stage speakers:

  • Michael Arrington, Founder of TechCrunch
  • Mark D’arcy, VP, Chief Creative Officer at Facebook
  • ASHEKMAN Brothers, Arabic street art crew
  • Katie Way, Staff Writer for
  • Fadi Yaish, Executive Creative Director at BBDO Dubai

For more information, check out the STEP Conference website, or get in touch via email at

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