The 2nd edition of DGTL#U is set to take place on November 7th and 8th, 2013 at the Movenpick Hotel – Beirut, under the patronage of Lebanon’s Telecoms Minister Nicolas Sehnaoui. The event, which is organized by Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group, saw over 200 participants from 12 countries in its first edition in 2012, including policy-makers and professionals from both public and private institutions.
This year the event will focus on two tracks:
- DGTL#Business - the digitalization of businesses in Lebanon, where marketers, content creators, agencies, brand owners, bankers and designers will meet to be inspired by the power of digital and new technologies.
- DGTL#Entrepreneur - entrepreneurs will be invited to showcase their work to digital industry professionals, venture capital funds and angel investors.
This year's panels will cover topics such as the impact of social media on the future of organizations, the effectiveness of visual content, trends and opportunities in consumer payments, financing of SMEs and means for developing resources and techniques. The event will also feature an open discussion with Minister Sehnaoui and in-depth workshops about brand and blogging strategies.
More information about the event can be found at their website here.