One Belt, One Road Forum

A special event on the sidelines of AIM which will unlock huge investment opportunities within the Belt and Road Initiative to create investment partnerships

AIM 2020 Conference will focus on how countries, cities, municipalities and Investment Promotion Agencies can attract higher inflow of FDIs through Global Leaders Debate.

AIM Grand Opening Ceremony is a prelude to knowledge-based activities over the duration of three days where speakers will share expert knowledge on selected topics and participants can nurture old network and or build a new one.

Local and international exhibitors feature their industry projects and services aimed at achieving economic growth for their country and region. The AIM 2020 Exhibition will feature countries, smart city solution providers, start-up companies aiming for global operations, SMEs seeking operational expansion, feasible projects for portfolio investors, and investment opportunities within the Belt and Road Initiative.

Provides municipalities, cities, and countries an ideal platform to promote investment opportunities at their location to a large number of genuine investors onsite. This feature will accommodate at least 16 country presentations.

High-level meetings between and among government officials, and with the private sector will be held in a secured environment.

A celebratory and festive event attended by thousands of guests and delegates who also maximise the opportunity to network and promote their investment agenda. The evening will also hold the Investment Awards and Investor Awards for their excellence in the promotion of sustainable investments.

A strategic networking lunch for senior high-level government representatives, top-tier officials from the private sector, renowned individuals from the academia, and social luminaries. This allows participants to meet, network, and build business relations.

Participants can continue expanding their network during sponsored breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or can simply reconnect with old contacts in a very relaxed and casual environment.

Representatives of top investment houses, investment corporations, development banks, sovereign wealth funds and portfolio investors meet with official government envoys in a formal and secured setting conducive to the formation of investment partnership and collaboration.

Groups of country, city or municipal representatives will be invited to present their projects and investment opportunities in a set up that allows them to meet as many investors onsite.

Rapport-building activities- Fun Run, AIM World Cup, Dubai Opera, and Culture and Heritage Attractions, will be held prior to the event proper to create a spirit of camaraderie among participants and appreciation of other culture and tradition.

AIM 2020 PILLARS

A competitive opportunity for SMEs to advance their entrepreneurial agenda by attracting sustainable investments.

A platform that seeks to enable startups’ business ideas to come to life or expand their operations by securing funding.

A reliable platform for smart city solution providers to attract viable investments on disruptive technology.

An efficient platform for countries, business enterprises, and organisations to improve their capital account position through portfolio investments.

A side event that aims to link GCC investors to opportunities within Belt and Road Initiative.