Manama : The Bahrain British Business Forum’s (BBBF) Special Interest Group (SIG) for Young Professionals recently hosted an exclusive networking event for Bahrain’s young professionals.
The event featured Zayed bin Rashid Alzayani, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, as the guest of honour and keynote speaker. Over 80 young professionals and BBBF members participated in the event held at the Bahrain Bourse at Harbour Gate.
In his address, Alzayani discussed Bahrain’s current economic circumstances and the outlook for the remainder of the year. The minister encouraged the young professionals and budding entrepreneurs to confidently grab opportunities to establish operations, work hard and grow beyond the borders of Bahrain. Following the presentation an interactive Q&A session was held.
Commenting, Ava Garbutt, co-head of the Young Professionals SIG, said: “BBBF’s Young Professionals’ networking events are designed to expand the knowledge of Bahrain’s start-up workforce while connecting them to a vast network of established executives, in order to propel their careers forward.”