26-29 NOVEMBER 2023


ABOUT CTW Saudi 2023

The successful industry-leading CTW Portfolio connects local SME businesses with the most innovative firms, manufacturers, ICT providers, and stakeholders. In support of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), CTW organizer MIE Events DMCC, Dubai, provides a comprehensive framework for organizing and managing multi-national economic development and trade platforms. 

MIE Events has organized CTW platforms since 2012 in the Middle East and Africa, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, UAE, and Morocco. The continuous support and commitment of public and private institutions for CTW ensures that the very best of International Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Innovation, and ICT sectors are represented throughout the CTW Portfolio.

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Gain new connections – emails, names, handshakes - potential clients and client inquiries, boosting your sales pipeline for the year.



Connect, learn, collaborate and discover the inspiration to take on challenges and unlock new business opportunities.



Position yourself as a thought-leader and keep your company’s profile at the front of the industry.


Affiliate your brand to a global and world class event to ignite your brand visibility, earn repeat business and referrals to new clients.

CTW Blog

Saudi Arabia among top five countries driving FDI growth in MEA region, says report

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, the UAE, South Africa, Egypt and Qatar were the top five countries that drove foreign direct investment in the Middle East and Africa as...

Saudi hospitality sector receives another $399.7m in international investment

CAIRO: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Tourism has backed Dublin-based Kerten Hospitality's “The Collective” initiative to establish projects worth a total...

Saudi Arabia to attract 50 investment opportunities in machinery & equipment sector

Saudi Arabia has announced that the industry and mining sector is working with relevant authorities to attract 50 investment opportunities worth more than $25.6...

Saudi, US, India, UAE discuss plans for Mideast railway network

The US wants to push the the railway network in the Middle East as China’s influence in the region grows

Inside Saudi Arabia’s push to boost domestic tourism among Millennials and Gen Z

Saudi Arabia is gearing up for a major expansion in its hospitality sector, with 315,000 new hotel rooms planned by 2030

The untapped potential of Saudi Arabia’s $110bn domestic tourism industr

The tourism and hospitality sector is quietly being positioned as one of the key lynchpins of Saudi Arabia’s future economic growth

Saudi SMEs: 166% business boost amid $4.8bn funding drive

audi Arabia is supporting SMEs with funding, venture capital, training and legislation

Saudi hotel industry leading the world thanks to Vision 2030 push

RIYADH: By all accounts, it is a boom time for the hospitality industry in Saudi Arabia.

Eldoret a Step Closer to Becoming Kenya's 5th City after Ad-Hoc Committee's Approval: ...

Kenya has four towns with the city status which include Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Nakuru Eldoret, the headquarters of Uasin Gishu is gearing to be the...

Executive Report II Official MIE Group HQ Visit to Kenya | March 2023

MIE Group’s Chairman & CEO, David Wang and Zahoor Ahmed, Vice President - Strategy & Partnerships made official visits...

New coffee payment system nears fruition

Kenya plans to export Sh30bn avocado yearly in next 5 years

Kenya now wants to double its avocado exports from Sh15 billion to Sh30 billion annually in the next five years.

Saudi Arabia eyes reducing liquid fuel consumption by 95% for agriculture sector

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s agriculture sector is on track to achieve a 95 percent reduction in liquid fuel consumption by 2030 as part of its strategy to promote...

Islamic Development Bank signs 77 deals worth $1.4bn for projects in member countries

RIYADH: In a bid to address the ongoing global crises, the Islamic Development Bank Group signed 77 financing agreements worth SR5.4 billion ($1.44 billion)...

Silicon Savannah: Tapping the Potential of Africa's Tech Hub

Did you know that Kenya, and Nairobi in particular, has emerged as one of the next tech hubs of the world?

Nine agribusiness ideas to consider in Africa in 2023

As the new year begins, it's a great time to think about new opportunities in Africa's agribusiness and food industries. This list of nine potential ideas for 2...

Reasons and Opportunities to Consider Investing in Africa

Rwanda's President, Paul Kagame, has boldly declared that, "In Africa today, we recognize that trade and investment, and not aid, are pillars of development.”

​Investing in Africa is sound business and a sustainable corporate strategy

The best time to invest in Africa is now.

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