Bank of BeirutPlatinum Sponsor
Bank of Beirut embarked on its story of success in the heart of the Lebanese capital, Beirut in 1993 when the 5-branch Bank was acquired by a group of businessmen and bankers, headed by the current Chairman-CEO, Salim G. Sfeir. Its strategic alliances with regional Arab banking institutions and acquisitions have enhanced its market position and leveraged its expertise into local and regional markets. Within a short period the Bank has expanded to become one of Lebanon’s prime and most prominent banks, offering a full range of retail, commercial and global markets banking services relying on an extensive network of 77 branches in Lebanon and 24 spanning 4 continents. Bank of Beirut has played a major leading role in the Lebanese banking sector, reflecting superior growth figures in the industry.
On the international level, Bank of Beirut provides commercial banking services in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe through its wholly owned subsidiary, Bank of Beirut (U.K.) Ltd., regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The Bank also operates a branch in Germany (Frankfurt); a branch in Cyprus (Limassol) regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus; 5 Branches in the Sultanate of Oman, regulated by the Central Bank of Oman; a representative office in the United Arab Emirates (Dubai) to service the Gulf region; a representative office in Nigeria (Lagos) and a representative office in Ghana(Accra), in addition to a subsidiary in Australia, Bank of Sydney Ltd., previously Beirut Hellenic Bank Ltd. with a network of 16 branches located in Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide, regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (“APRA”).
The Bank’s local subsidiaries presently include, Bank of Beirut wholly owned investment Bank (Bank of Beirut Invest s.a.l.), an insurance brokerage firm (Beirut Brokers Co. s.a.r.l.), an Insurance company (Beirut Life s.a.l.) and a Financial Institution (BoB Finance s.a.l.), considered one of the largest Money Transfer Companies in Lebanon owing to its partnership with Western Union International, with over 700 locations across the country.
touch is the leading mobile telecommunications and data operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain, a pioneering telecom group present in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa. touch has been providing cutting-edge services and technology to the local community since 2004.
Possessing a strong entrepreneurial core that is well equipped to cater for the ever-increasing demand of the data-hungry mobile customer in Lebanon, touch is on a digital transformation journey that is rooted in innovation, customer satisfaction and the proliferation of a networked society.
In cooperation with Lebanon’s Ministry of Telecommunications, and to be future ready for the commercialization of 5G, touch has been implementing a network modernization plan, significantly improving data speeds and bandwidth to enhance the mobile experience for its individual and enterprise customers.
With a 54% market share and serving over 2.3 million customers, touch’s mission reflects a dedication to humanitarian, social, and cultural causes, which are integral to advancing its Corporate Sustainability strategy, Positive touch. A strong advocate of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, the strategy is inspired by a vision to better the lives of communities in Lebanon while providing a safe and engaging workplace for employees. Positive touch is based on five pillars: education; health; empowerment of women; the environment; and youth and innovation.
In the past few years, OGERO has taken on new challenges to digitize everyday life in Lebanon by continuously redefining the innovation boundaries, and enabling sustainable growth.
In line with its mission to connect the nation, OGERO strongly believes that it is its duty to provide a solid platform to empower people and enable growth.
Combining an entrepreneurial outlook, a visionary mindset and a passion for achieving objectives, Ogero’s chairman Mr. Imad Kreidieh will take the stage at the “Digital Lebanon Conference” on, September 13, to discuss Ogero’s strategy to strengthen the nation's telecom foundations, and proactively innovate new solutions and services that foster economic development.
CSC BankGold Sponsor
CSCBank SAL is a specialized bank that was incorporated in 1992 with the intention of servicing the card needs of banks in an efficient, dedicated, and cost-effective manner.
CSC has more than 25 years of experience, employs around 350 dedicated employees, and uses state-of-the-art technology. The firm is considered a regional leader in the card and electronic payment processing industry with operations in more than 25 countries in the Middle East, Africa and Europe servicing more than 115 client banks.
CSC is a principal member of Mastercard International, Visa International Inc., JCB and UnionPay International, with authorization both to issue and to acquire these brands. In addition, CSC also acquires Amex, Diners, Discover and AFFN.
Leading AllianceGold Sponsor
WHAT WE DO
We offer services to enterprises in IT security, backup and disaster recovery, cloud infrastructure, cloud migration and business solutions. Our partnership with multiple major software vendors, vertical expertise and developed targeted solutions helps in providing a service, support, consulting and training offering that matches the need of today’s enterprises.
WHAT WE DO DIFFERENT
Focused on cyber-security, services and solutions, we have the right people, skills and experience to effectively support end-customers; we offer a great experience while helping enterprises develop their own capacities. Our model helps customers in the new transformation age to digital, in becoming more agile & adapting to the new current technologies.
Oracle, a global provider of enterprise cloud computing, is empowering businesses of all sizes on their journey of digital transformation. Oracle Cloud provides leading-edge capabilities in software as a service, platform as a service, infrastructure as a service, and data as a service. Oracle helps customers develop strategic roadmaps and advance their journey to the cloud from any point: new cloud deployments, legacy environments, and hybrid implementations. Oracle’s complete, integrated approach makes it easy for companies to get started in the cloud and even easier to expand as business grows.
Oracle has embedded innovative technologies in every aspect of our cloud, enabling companies to reimagine their businesses, processes, and experiences. And the world’s #1 database is now autonomous, allowing enterprises to innovate at the speed of a startup.
With the introduction of Oracle Autonomous Database, the industry’s only self-driving, self-securing, and self-repairing database, Oracle is again revolutionizing how data is managed. Oracle is the #1 provider of business software, with a broad portfolio of solutions for companies of all sizes. Today, 430,000 customers in 175 countries use Oracle technologies to seize business opportunities and solve real, tangible challenges.
Oracle provides essential elements for companies to pioneer innovations and drive new business models. For example, applications based on artificial intelligence (AI) can suggest the next best actions, automate answers, and provide personalized service. Oracle embeds machine learning into several management and security offerings to help monitor, troubleshoot, and predict potential outages and security breaches. We enable automated but personalized interactions across our applications via digital assistants—and we’ve integrated AI into analytics to help discover hidden patterns.
Information and Communication Technology W.L.L. (Short-named ICT), is a leading Digital Transformation company in Qatar, and part of the Midis Group of companies, headquartered in Beirut, Lebanon.
ICT adopts a holistic approach to addresses the digital opportunity: Technology (Cloud, AI, IoT, Blockchain, RPA, Big data analytics, Smart assets, Mixed reality, digital twins, …etc.), People (skills, education, development), Process (business models, OPEX/CAPEX,..), Governance (regulations, policies, jurisdiction, privacy,..), Cyber-security (IT and Industrial), Business Sustainability, …etc.
When addressing digital business transformation, ICT uses a structured approach to engage with customers from advisory services (strategy development, road-mapping, transformation management, digital readiness assessment, skills development, value realization, Risk management, …etc) as well as design and implementation of architected solutions.
ICT is heavily engaged in national digital initiatives in Qatar, in both the private and public sectors: Transportation (Aviation, Rail, Maritime, and Road), Oil & Gas (Digital Oilfields), Government (Smart cities, National Digital Identity, e-government), Education, Banking & Finance (FinTech, Cyber-Risks, Customer Experience), Insurance, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Private…
We are continuously investing in local resources and developing our human capital to be able to provide credible advice by combining both industrial and technology knowledge.
Manage EngineSupporting Sponsor
ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower an IT team to meet an organization’s need for real-time services and support. Worldwide, more than 90,000 established and emerging customers - including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 - rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. Another 300,000-plus admins optimize their IT using the free editions of ManageEngine products. ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corp.with offices worldwide, including the United States, United Kingdom, India, Japan and China