Originally scheduled to take place in Bahrain, the conference, which is supported this year by Saudi Telecom Company as Main Event Sponsor, brings together the leadership of international telecom and media companies, financiers, investment bankers, lawyers and advisers to debate financing and investment strategy.
“We have an outstanding programme and speaker’s academy in place and we are excited to bring the event back to Dubai where we first launched in 2007,” commented Dominic Lowndes, managing director at BroadGroup TMT Ventures the event organizers. “Dubai has a strong financial, telecom and media community and we are making plans to extend the event.”
As the only regional event of its kind, the programme for 2011 reflects the global investment drive by major telecommunication operators and media companies in the Middle East, as they grow new business models and investment strategies. Highlights of the event include: The Global Telecom Strategy Round Table; M&A Advisers Panel; Leadership Strategies for Next Generation Business Models: The CFO Round Table; Infrastructure Sharing and Investment Panel – Strategies for Sale and Leaseback; Financing Growth – How, where and when to raise capital; The Media & Convergence Debate and Regulation and Broadband Middle East – Investing in Next Generation Networks. Full programme details are at www.tmtfinance.com/
The annual TMT Finance Middle East Awards Ceremony Dinner also takes place on the evening of May 9 to celebrate exceptional leadership, innovation, merger and acquisition activity and financing by Middle Eastern telecom companies and their advisers. Awards to be presented are: Telecom Deal of the Year; Mobile Operator of the Year; Telecom M&A Adviser of the Year; Outstanding TMT Leader of the Year (CEO); Emerging Markets Growth Story of the Year; Telecom Debt Bank of the Year; Broadband Operator of the Year; Technology Provider of the Year; Software Solution of the Year and Telecom Law Firm of the Year.
The deadline for online nominations has been extended to 31st March following the announcement of the change of venue. Details are available at www.tmtfinance.com/
TMT Finance & Investment Middle East 2011 is supported by Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Booz & Company, Clifford Chance and SNR Denton, with further sponsors to be announced shortly.
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