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In the past few years, Infopro has organized several conferences and exhibitions. These events were either in partnership with existing exhibitions or as stand-alone.

 
Events organized by InfoPro
Business Opportunities in Lebanon
Yearly event started in 2003

More than 1,200 business managers, investors, and opinion makers participate every year in the 'Business Opportunities in Lebanon' event. The event has become the premier business networking opportunity in Lebanon, full of useful workshops, business and investment matching, exhibition, other side activities.

Visitor profile
Visitor profile included company owners, managers, and decision-makers in leading companies from various industries such as financial services, manufacturing, real estate, information and telecommunication technologies, hospitality, insurance, engineering, the media, and other sectors. Leaders of several business organizations were also present.

Many public officials attend, including government ministers with portfolios dealing with economic issues.

Exhibition
The exhibition had stands representing many sectors including information technologies, financial services, real estate, telecommunication, construction material, and service sectors. Exhibitors have often expressed satisfaction at the level of visitors, and many established useful contacts for future business deals.

Workshops
About a dozen workshops are organized each year, each attracting 100-250 attendants. Many visitors attend more than one workshop. Each session is normally full or almost full. In an exit survey after the last conference, 83 percent of people questioned after the workshops said that they were either satisfied or very satisfied.

Press coverage
The event has often been covered by leading television stations during their newscast. It was also well reported during in the economic pages of leading newspapers.

Community support
Each year, a high number of unsolicited positive feedback is received after the event. The event partners also received positive response.

Supporting organizations
InfoPro rely on the many business organizations and international organizations for ideas, participants, and promotion of the event. These organizations have included the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, The Association of Industrialists, The Federation of Tourism Syndicates, ELCIM, The World Bank, UNDP, RDCL, ESA, IDAL, PCA, and others.

Sponsors The conference has been sponsored in the past by leading companies whose participation make the event possible and free of charge, and gain it brand recognition and association with a premium event. Past sponsors included Touch, BankMed, Audi Bank, BLC Bank, MECG, SAAB, Xerox, Meshref Village, CIS, Ogero, Bankers Assurance, AXA, MENA Capital, Tinol, Fransabank, Credit Libanais, Luxury Clothing, and others

Links to conference programs: 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2015 2016
Back-in-Business
Nov 9-10 2006

Following the July 2006 war, Lebanon entered into a phase of recovery. Lebanon Opportunities organized a conference focused on the economic recovery of the country. It was a forum for interaction and dialogue between the public sector and the private sector together with other stakeholders such as international donors and labor. The conference was conducted over two days. The conference theme was adopted by the government which hosted the second day of the conference at the Grand Serail, participated with addresses by the Prime Minister and key ministers, and honored the participants by a dinner at the Serail.

Profile of participants
The event was attended by round 750 high-level participants. Participant profile included company owners, managers, and decision-makers from leading companies from various industries such as financial services, manufacturing, real estate, information and telecommunication technologies, hospitality, insurance, engineering, the media, and other sectors. Leaders of several business organizations were also present. Many public officials attend, including government ministers with portfolios dealing with economic issues. The conference was addressed by Prime Minister Fouad Siniora.

Workshops
A dozen workshops were organized. More than 45 speakers addressed the workshops including the Prime Minister, several ministers, ambassadors, key business and labor leaders, economists, and experts. Many visitors attend more than one workshop. Each session was full or almost full. In an exit survey after the last conference, most people questioned after the workshops said that they were either satisfied or very satisfied.

Press coverage
The event was well covered by leading television stations during their newscast. It was also well reported during in the economic pages of leading newspapers.

Supporting organizations
A number of organizations supported the event including the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, The Federation of Tourism Syndicates, ELCIM, The World Bank, UNDP, and RDCL.

Patrons and sponsors
The conference has been patronized and sponsored by leading companies whose participation made the event possible and free of charge, and gain it brand recognition and association with a premium event. The event patron was MTC Touch. Sponsors included Banque Libano-Francaise, Rymco, and Jubeili Bros.


SPECIAL: “ISSUE NO 100” Business Opportunities in Lebanon – Year II
Lebanon Opportunities - July 2005
   

The issue 100

Lebanon Opportunities celebrated issue number 100. The issue was designed as a collector’s item, to be kept as a souvenir and reference for a long time to come. 100 reasons to invest in Lebanon, the first 100 largest employers in Lebanon, an index of our last 100 issues, 100 Lebanese top brands, 100 major real estate projects, establishments that have been in the market for 100 years and over, 100 months of finance, 100 covers and much more…

The event 100

Lebanon Opportunities organized Event 100 on the 5 th of July, 2005 at the square of Saifi Village. The event was attended by a large number of readers, business partners, advertisers, suppliers, clients, business and government leaders. In parallel, an exhibition displayed business icons of different themes.

Each attendee received a copy of this Special 100 issue, in addition to “My first 100 editorials” a collection of the articles of Ramzi El Hafez, the magazine’s editor-in-chief.
       
Databank.InfoPro
Databank.InfoPro
    Launch of Databank.InfoPro and conference on the role of Information in Lebanon
 
 
 
 
Lebanon Opportunities: 5th anniversary  
   

Exhibition of InfoPro products and services and projection of documentary on InfoPro and opportunities in Lebanon.

       
       
The Business Handbook The Business Handbook
    Launch of the first edition of The Business Handbook in collaboration with the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL) and exhibition of InfoPro’s products and services.
       
       
Termium (Information & communication technologies)
    Business conference organized with the Professional Computer Association (PCA) and Promofair.
       
       
Bifis (Banking, Investment, Finance, & Insurance Services)  
   

Business conference organized with Hospitality Services July 2000