Dubai set to host investment conference

06/05/2011 - Dubai Lifestyle News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Dubai set to host investment conference

CEOs and regional leaders from telecom companies, sovereign wealth funds, investment banks, and specialist advisers are set to meet in Dubai to discuss investment strategies at the annual TMT Finance Middle East 2011 conference, ameinfo.com reports.Among the 50 companies with speakers represented at the influential forum, which begins on May 9th, will be Saudi Telecom, Emirates Investments Authority and Goldman Sachs.How telecom operators assess new investment opportunities in content and technology across globally positioned telecom portfolios will be critical to this year's debate.Ghassan Hasbani, CEO of STC International, commented: "Today's industry leaders have to make tougher decisions than ever before, given the pace of technology change, the globalizing behaviour of consumerism through social networks, and mixed views from investors on the expectations from the industry."Mr Hasbani will feature as keynote and in the opening Global Telecom Strategy Round Table.The conference will conclude on May 10th.