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businessconference When? May 5-10 Event? Oil week Venue? Various Learn and discover new products from the oil and gas industries. E Visit When? May 15 Event? Conference Venue? InterContinental Regency Learn about critical thinking and innovation at this Leadership Conference. E Visit

When? May 27-28 | Event? Global Intrapreneurship Forum | Venue? Gulf Hotel

Supporting Growth A first-of-its-kind forum will address and promote the support that established businesses and investors can provide to up-and-coming personalities and ideas.

When? May 20-21 Event? Finance conference Venue? Gulf Hotel A look at the growth and business plans for Islamic investments. E Visit islamic_funds. When? May 22-24 Event? Exhibition Venue? BIECC The annual Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Exhibition is back! E Visit When? May 27-28 Event? Global Entrepreneurship Forum Venue? Gulf Hotel Network with potential investors and present your ideas to launch your company. E Call 77 022-550.

This month an innovative global forum will assist young companies in getting their businesses off the ground. Devised by The Firm, a new private international business and development club, the forum aims to connect corporations and investors with pioneering thinkers — intrapreneurs — to enable the launch of new projects and ideas. “Intrapreneurs are individuals based in large companies or small and medium enterprises who have knowledge and insight of business gaps in the market,” explains The Firm founder and president Abdullah Al Subyani. The event will draw attention to the importance of corporate entrepreneurship and the role it plays in driving business and economic growth. Areas covered at the forum will include: how to develop the market-place for intrapreneurship; how to network with the emerging providers of intrapreneurship related services and investors; how to plan for early retirement; and, finally, how to shift from an intrapreneur to successful business person. A number of keynote speakers will be in attendance; Gifford Pinchot, the man behind the word ‘intrapreneur’, will be advising and educating attendees; Naveed Khan, former chief executive of Siemens Ventures, will be speaking on the subject as will Dr Maher Chebbo, the vice president of SAP France. Over 500 regional and international participants are expected to attend the two-day event. E Visit


Shaikha Hessa Visual Art Show Shaikha Hessa Girls' School hosted their second IB Visual Arts Show in the school hall last month. Twelve girls introduced their art pieces to the public after going through and completing the 2 year IB Visual Arts program. Mariam bint Ali Fakhro, a known Bahraini artist, was the guest of honor and guests included members of the school board, teachers, staff, students, parents, friends, & media, as well as other local artists

Jalila, Shaikha Yasmeen, Shaikha Noora, Sara & Najeela

Deema & Alreem

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Eillen & Samar

Mariam Fakhro cuts the ribbon to open the show



Shaikha Aysha

Samiya & Mariam


Sara Al Kowari


One of the artworks on display

Bahrain This Month - May 2012  

Bahrain This Month - May 2012 ~ Vol. 16 ~ Issue 5