2021 annual event 2022-03-09T14:45:40+00:00

Economic experts and business leaders shared their insights and predictions at Business Forward Annual Event 2021, and it’s all available on this downloadable recap including presentations and rich discussions.

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The private sector is crucial for Egypt’s economic growth; fortunately, the government is realizing this with its current direction towards inclusive private sector growth. In this insightful panel moderated by Sherif Kamel, the dean of the AUC School of Business Sherif Kamel; Tarek Tawfik, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt; Said Bakhache, IMF senior resident representative in Egypt; Gehan Saleh, economic advisor to the Prime Minister, had a lot to say about this pressing issue.

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With 2021 coming to an end, Egypt’s economy stands at a cross-road. Watch this year’s economy snapshot video, developed by @BusinessForward and @D Code to know what the numbers are saying.

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Almost two years after the pandemic, Egypt now stands at a crossroad, with a pressing need to make its reform efforts more inclusive of those most economically-vulnerable, and also needs to pave the way for the private sector to claim its essential role in driving economic growth. The event’s keynote speaker, prolific economist, IMF executive director, Mahmoud Mohieldin, had much to share in his pursuit to address this in a special session moderated by Dina Abdelfattah, interim chair of the Department of Economics at the AUC School of Business.

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Do you believe your business is responding to societal and environmental challenges, and creating value for its stakeholders? Our campaign needs your story! “This is how I moved my #BusinessForward” in its responsible business edition has launched on December 13, running until March 2022.

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Why is economic integration amongst African countries lagging behind? Could Egypt do more? Prominent businessmen, Ahmed El Sewedy, CEO of El Sewedy Electric, Sherine Helmy, CEO of Pharco Corporation, Tarek Moharram, CEO of Elevate Healthcare Africa, and Mohamed Dagnote, Executive Director of Dansa Holding, join efforts to give us some answers.

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Participate in the 2021 edition of “This is how I moved my #BusinessForward” responsible business edition and showcase how your business is moving forward by responding to societal and environmental priorities.

It’s time for Business Forward’s prestigious annual event, bringing industry leaders and professionals together with the School’s network, in a compelling exchange of ideas, experiences, and stories, taking stock of a full year of economic activities and providing foresight for moving the economy forward. This year, our theme is ‘Enter 2021: Egypt’s coexistence with a global pandemic’ and we celebrate the campaign ‘This is how I moved my #BusinessForward’.

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