Salame to open inaugural Euromoney Lebanon Conference on 9 June

APRIL 20, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) H.E. Mr Riad Salamé Governor of the Banque du Liban will open the inaugural Euromoney Lebanon Conference on 9 June at the Four Seasons Hotel, Beirut. The theme of the conference is Finance and Technology: Partners for Growth and it comes at an exciting time in the rise of tech start-ups in Lebanon.

Proceedings will open with a macro and financial sector overview with key insights from leading economists and bankers. An interactive debate will take place on how technology can be a game changer in Lebanon. With live twitter feeds and intense audience participation this will set the scene for a unique series of presentations and discussions which take the participants through the stages of a company’s life – start-up funding, growth financing and, finally, participation in mainstream capital markets.

Euromoney Conferences’ regional director, Victoria Behn, said: “We are excited to be coming to Beirut for Euromoney’s first major finance and investment conference in Lebanon and are grateful to the vision and commitment of H.E. Mr Riad Salamé in supporting this event. This is a key moment in the country’s development as a tech hub and we have a stellar line up of speakers, from finance and technology, to debate the opportunities and challenges.”

The inaugural Euromoney Lebanon Conference is supported by the Banque du Liban and the Capital Markets Authority. Lead Sponsors are Banque Audi and Blom Bank. MEVP is a supporting organisation.