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Dubai Gears Up for the Prestigious 1 Billion Followers Summit

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Dubai is poised to host the highly-anticipated second edition of the ‘1 Billion Followers Summit,’ a remarkable event bringing together more than 100 distinguished business leaders and CEOs. Organized by Dubai’s New Media Academy, the summit will take place over two days at the iconic Emirates Towers and the Museum of the Future, slated for January 10 and 11.

A Convergence of Business Titans and Visionaries

This year’s summit promises an impressive lineup of speakers, including Tom Bilyeu, the CEO of Impact Theory and a unicorn entrepreneur known for co-founding and scaling Quest Nutrition into a billion-dollar enterprise without external funding. Joining him are other notable figures like Elie Habib, the co-founder and CTO of Anghami, Vishen Lakhiani, the founder of MindValley, and Ahmed Abou Hashima, an Egyptian business luminary.

The event will also feature Dr. Andrew Jackson, the Chief AI Officer of Core42, Saudi businessman Riyadh Al-Zamil, Fares Ghandour of Wamda Capital, and Khaled Zaatarah, the founder and CEO of VUZ. Rizwan Sajan, the founder and chairman of the Danube Group, adds to the illustrious roster of speakers.

In addition to business insights, the summit will showcase a variety of experts in new media. Noteworthy among them are Jim Louderback, CEO of VidCon and former editor-in-chief of PC Magazine, and Dennis Yu, CEO of BlitzMetrics and the author of “The Definitive Guide to TikTok Advertising: How to Access 1 Billion People in 10 Minutes.”

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Building on Past Success

The summit is set to build on the success of its inaugural edition, featuring over 75 speakers, attracting more than 6,500 attendees, and hosting over 40 sessions and workshops. This grand event underscores Dubai’s commitment to fostering innovation and leadership in the global business community

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