“With the increased momentum in Dubai capital markets in terms of listings and participation, we are delighted to launch the MENA IPO Summit Series – Dubai Edition as an important catalyst to exploring market opportunities in collaboration with Capital Market and IPO experts. DFM’s primary focus continues to be to develop a vibrant and progressive capital market ecosystem in partnership with all market stakeholders”.
Hamed Ali, CEO, DFM and Nasdaq Dubai


About the MENA IPO Summit Series - Dubai 2022

About the MENA IPO Summit Series - Dubai 2023

With the regular news about new IPO pipeline additions and latest issuances throughout 2022, the inaugural MENA IPO Summit - Dubai 2023 is the perfect stage for the latest insights, key trends and lively discussions between regulators, issuers, investment experts and the companies in strategic preparation for becoming future listings.

This essential and timely business gathered regional and global industry experts to share first-hand knowledge of the IPO Process and the opportunities and challenges of becoming a public company. It portrayed Dubai as a thriving startup ecosystem that provides the legal framework, corporate culture, and funding options for growing enterprises up to and through initial public offerings (IPOs).

With a focus across Dubai’s growth outlook, the prospects and processes for new waves of IPOs and the ESG agenda, this will be the meeting place for the entire IPO value chain.

Industry Speakers
Days of Content
Focused Workshop

Matching a supportive new regulatory landscape and record investor confidence with strong pipelines of IPO ready state, private and family company listings – Dubai is unleashing the massive potential of its capital market. Are you ready?

WHO ATTENDS MENA IPO Summit Series - Dubai 2023

Regional and International CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, Heads of Department, for:

Stock Exchanges

Institutional & International Investors

Government Authorities & Regulators

Fund Managers

Investor Relations (IR)

Investment and Merchant Banks Consultancies

Listed Companies

Law Firms

Large & Medium State and Private Enterprises

Family Businesses

Start Ups, Soonicorns & Unicorns

Private Equity & Venture Capital Firms

Traders and Stock Brokers

FinTech Solution Providers – AI, ML, Blockchain

Trading Platforms & Apps

Business Intelligence & Research Platforms

Speakers at MENA IPO Summit Series Dubai 2023

His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri

Director General of the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism

His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Hadari

Deputy CEO
Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA)

Hamed Ali

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai
Ibrahim Al Haddad

Ibrahim Al Haddad

Salik Company P.J.S.C
Abdulla Belhoul

Abdulla Belhoul

Tecom Group

Mohammad Al Bastaki

Emirates NBD Capital

Alan Willamson


Thomas Varghese




Dubai’s Capital Market Landscape and the Outlook for IPOs in Dubai

Capitalising on the IPO Surge – Spotlight on Key IPO Initiatives in the Market

Global Investors – Delivering Sustainable Long-Term Growth Outcomes

Building a Long-Lasting Legacy for Family Businesses through IPOs

The Valuation Upside of ESG Integration – An Essential Tool for Economic Growth

Corporate Governance Under the Lens – Why is Good Governance Important for a Successful IPO?

Sponsors and Partners

Platinum Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Supporting Partners

Networking Partners


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Broadcast Partner

Educational Partner

Supporting Associations

Media Partners

Community Partners