The MEA Proptech Summit is set to take place on November 21-22 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain Bay. The summit is organized by Cityscape, in partnership with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Bahrain and ME Proptech Initiative.
High-level dignitaries that will be speaking amongst more than 30 industry leaders from the Proptech and real estate space at the event, include President of the SLRB and Chairman of the Board of Directors of RERA, H.E. Shaikh Salman bin Abdulla bin Hamad Al Khalifa, and RERA’s CEO H.E. Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa.
The summit will gather over 400 attendees that will provide a networking ground for companies, executives, and business leaders to build and foster long-term business partnerships. Some of the key sessions during the summit include how technology is changing the real estate landscape, transforming urban spaces through Transit Oriented Development models, igniting a tech revolution in real estate, and global proptech trends.
RERA’s CEO, Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, said “In line with the vision of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to revive the real estate sector in the country, and with the support of its Board of Directors, RERA is working to achieve strategic goals, plans, and programs that are congruent with that vision, and in a manner that reflects positively on citizens and amplifies its returns and contributions to the Kingdom’s economy.”
The CEO added, “These aspirations are realized through the implementation of the priorities of the government, headed by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, including the implementation of the first pillar of the National Real Estate Plan 2021-2024”
He also stressed the importance of hosting Middle East and Africa’s first "Proptech" Summit in the Kingdom of Bahrain, which brings together experts from all over the world to discover the latest developments in the field of real estate technology and meet prominent investors and experts in the real estate field.
For their part, local and global official expressed their eagerness to be taking part in the summit .The CEO of Edamah, Amin Alarreyed, said: “We are entering an era where the real estate landscape is being shaped through digital breakthroughs and innovations, and this requires new thinking and approaches. This Summit presents a unique opportunity for PropTech companies to unlock their potential, as it puts the focus on global trends and examines how to integrate solutions that meet developers’ expectations. We are happy to be a part of this event and look forward to a rewarding experience with our peers.”
Russell Pedley, Director & Co-Founder, Assael Architecture, said: “I’m looking forward to speaking at the summit where I will exchange thoughts and ideas about design solutions to transport-orientated development that creates vibrant and sustainable places to live. The summit will be a great networking ground to interact with regional and global real estate and proptech experts.”