Participants in the closing session of the conference accompanying the “Made in Saudi Arabia” exhibition, which ends today in the front of Riyadh, one of the regions of the Riyadh season, called on Saudi youth to innovate in their projects, look to the future and develop their products to achieve success.
The speakers stressed during the closing session yesterday, entitled “Success Stories in Entrepreneurship,” managed by the Director of Marketing and Institutional Communication at the Saudi Export Development Authority, Thamer Al-Mashrafi, that perseverance and not giving up at the first stage of failure is necessary for entrepreneurs, given the success of many projects. And its emergence after several failures.
According to the Vice President of the Inventors Club, Muhammad Bahareth, development, innovation and perseverance are among the most important factors necessary for the success of youth business projects. With a unique product that no one has preceded, and thus achieve success.”
Bahareth added: “Young people’s enthusiasm for their projects is a good thing, but it is also necessary to slow down before leaving the job, for example, and listen to the advice of experts and the elderly in their families, even if their opinions are opposing. From home, he was not in a hurry to leave his job, but continued until his project grew and developed.
Bahareth called on investors to benefit from the inventions of Saudi inventors registered with the Intellectual Property Authority, where many inventions can be converted into successful commercial projects.
He confirms the hadith of Bahareth, founder of Qawam Wael Al-Turabi, who believes that failure at an early stage is a motivation for entrepreneurs to learn, and an opportunity to avoid their mistakes in the future, pointing out that his company provides mentoring services to entrepreneurs, and is currently working on developing applications in financial technology programs “Fintech”.
For his part, the Vice President of Marketing at Shawarmer Company, Iyad Al-Rasheed, believes that uniqueness in ideas and a move away from tradition motivated the success of projects, calling on young people to have additional value in their projects, and not to be a duplicate of previous projects.
Maha Al-Nahit, Director General of the General Department of Sustainability at stc believes that the platform for success in entrepreneurship accommodates everyone and every new innovative idea, noting that her company supports entrepreneurs in all sectors, including digital empowerment through 11 free technical services provided specifically for them.
After the conclusion of the last session, the Deputy Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, Eng. Osama Al-Zamil, honored the participants in the organization of the “Made in Saudi Arabia” conference and exhibition in its first edition, led by the team of the General Authority for Entertainment and the Riyadh season, the team of Silah Company, the designers of the “Saudi industry” logo, and the team of the Authority Development of Saudi exports.