Step Sets The Bar For Its Virtual Event Strategy By Hosting The Largest Virtual Tech Conference In MENA


Step, organizers of Step Conference, the leading technology festival for emerging markets, hosted its first full-fledged online conference, STEP Anywhere, on August 24, 25, and 26th, 2020. The three-day event drew more than 1500 attendees. 97 showcasing tech startups, featured an exhibition of tech companies, hours of workshops, and more than 50 influential speakers, all tuning in virtually, in real-time. 

High-profile speakers such as Allen Blue, co-Founder of LinkedIn; Kat Cole, COO and President of Focus Brands; Christine Tsai, CEO of 500 Startups; Dr. Jonathan Reichental, CEO of Human Future; and  Zubin Mowlavi, President of VaynerCommerce and more, tackled topics in technology, digital media, and entrepreneurship in our current times across key sectors including healthtech, foodtech, edtech, and fintech. 

“There is a need to solve inefficiencies in the events and conferences business which was jolted by COVID. We’re excited and believe that the future of events is online where we can scale, access new markets, provide more opportunities and connections, and produce high-quality content ” said Ray Dargham, co-founder and CEO of Step.