About the GEC

Every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress gathers together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions from more than 170 countries to identify new ways of helping founders start and scale new ventures around the world. At the weeklong GEC, delegates make connections, gain insights, learn about new research, and leave ready to renew their programs, policy ideas or firm founder skills.

GEC 2019 will take place in Manama, Bahrain a thriving startup hub with more than 4,000 years of history as a commercial crossroads. GEC 2019 will be held in April 15-18, 2019.