BEIRUT, LEBANON

The Biggest International Conference
on the Mediterranean

November 3, 4, 5
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First announced speakers


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Steve Wozniak

“The Woz”
Co-Founder of Apple Inc.
Los Gatos, California

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Riad Salameh

Governor of Banque du Liban
Beirut, Lebanon


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Marianne Hoayek

Founder & Organizer at Banque du Liban Accelerate, Head of the Governor’s Executive Office at Banque du Liban
Beirut, Lebanon


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Mike Butcher

Editor at Large at TechCrunch, Founder of TechFugees, and Member of the Order of the British Empire
London, UK



Banque du Liban

BDL Accelerate 2016

Banque du Liban (BDL) Accelerate 2016 is Lebanon’s 3rd annual international conference, and officially the biggest and most influential on the Mediterranean and in MENA. The event is organized by Banque du Liban – The Central Bank of Lebanon.



Participants

10,000

Tracks

12


Size(sqm)

15,000

Stages

9


BDL Accelerate is the only innovation and startup conference in the world that is inclusive, because it’s free. We don’t charge our attendees, so that everyone, from all walks of life, can learn, engage, be inspired, and connect with industry experts, investors, like minded individuals and change makers from around the world.


A growing international event

Since 2014, BDL Accelerate has more than doubled in size year on year. Last year there were over 6,000 attendees from 51 countries around the world.


Attendees over the years


2016

10,000+

2015

6600

2014

1600

Partners


Main Lounge Partner

Conference Bag Partner

HealthTech Hackathon Partner

HealthTech Hackathon Partner

Innovation Booth Partner

Innovation Booth Partner


From last year

Check out the gallery from last year’s conference.



Forum de Beyrouth

The Venue

Banque du Liban (BDL) Accelerate 2016 will be held in central Beirut at the conference hall, Forum de Beyrouth. The conference hall is situated 15 minutes away from the Airport, and less than 5 minutes away from the luxurious Downtown area, and the trendy Mar Mikhael area.

Address

Charles Helou Avenue, Medawar, Beirut, Lebanon