Khalifa Fund supports MIRBAD exhibition through wide participation of enterprises
The fourth edition of the MIRBAD exhibition, which is being held with the support of the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED), will take place on Al Maryah Island Abu Dhabi tomorrow (Wednesday, January 30, 2019) until February 2, 2019. The Fund is participating in the exhibition through series of the Fund’s enterprises focused on important sectors to help entrepreneurs overcome business challenges and receive the necessary support for their projects, in line with its commitment to promote innovation and contribute towards economic growth in Abu Dhabi.
The exhibition will feature UAE entrepreneurs, including ten from Khalifa Fund with diverse sectors such as technology and entertainment, among others. This year’s exhibition will also highlight the participation of entrepreneurs from various countries to showcase their products and services and explore key prospects that will help grow and sustain their projects.
H.E. Abdulla Al Darmaki, CEO, Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, said: “Khalifa Fund strongly values the importance of key events such as MIRBAD, which is now on its fourth edition, as an innovative platform that further develops innovation and creativity among young people. Our participation is in line with the Fund’s essential role in creating the future of Emirati entrepreneurs, promoting Abu Dhabi as the region’s capital for cultural heritage, and supporting sustainable entrepreneurship opportunities throughout the country. These efforts further support the government’s efforts to enhance the social wellbeing of citizens and improve their standard of living, which is part of the country’s long-term social development goals.”
H.E. Al Darmaki emphasized on the continuous support for national entrepreneurs who are an integral part of the nation’s identity, providing them with an ideal business environment for growth, and further development of SMEs in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. He added that such initiatives and programs aimed at supporting entrepreneurs and enabling them to launch their projects, play an important role in achieving economic diversification goals and contribute to sustainable growth in the country.
Khalifa Fund’s participation this year features a variety of projects in the hospitality, food, beverage, trade and services sectors, including Gourmet Grill Restaurant, Berries Café, Ovenly Bakery, The Kitchen, Choco Churro Café L.L.C., M.S.K gold and jewellery workshop, Soil Store Foodstuff Trading, Speranza Kids Fashion, Leberry textiles and sewing equipment and Eleanor Fragrance.