The day to network, learn, pitch, invest and discover agri-food innovations

Come meet experts from across the entire agri-food value chain. Network with new businesses and investors, build the right partnerships, and put your agri-food venture on the fast track to innovation, growth and success.

THE EXPO ALL DAY LONG · 12:00 PM TILL 9:00 PM

Meet Lebanon’s most exciting agri-food innovators

Visit the exhibition space dedicated to renowned agri-food companies with products and services across the entire value-chain, as well as the fresh startups of the Agrytech Accelerator showcasing their innovations in agri-food technology. Discover also the Berytech Fab Lab, the maker space helping startups and companies prototype their innovations.

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THE CLUSTER LAUNCH AT 3:30 PM

WITNESS THE LAUNCH OF THE FIRST AGRI-FOOD CLUSTER IN LEBANON

Small, medium and large companies have joined forces to work on increasing the competitiveness of the agri-food sector and placing Lebanon back on the international innovation map. Join us to meet the cluster’s founding members and learn how they’re planning to lead more Lebanese agri-food businesses into internationalization and stimulate innovation and growth.

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THE DEMO AT 5:00 PM

Watch the most promising agri-food startups demo their innovative solutions

Startups enrolled in the Agrytech Accelerator Program will debut their products and services for the first time to the public. For the past six months, the nine startups have worked to solve agri-food challenges across the entire value-chain using science and technology with the plan to scale internationally. Join us to hear more about their innovations and growth plans.

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THE TALK AT 4:45PM & 6:30 PM

Join the conversation on the hottest topics in food and agriculture

Join us to hear from the woman behind the Global Future Agro Challenge Competition, Carla Tanas, talking about the impact that innovation is making in the agri-food sector across the globe. Other local and international experts will also be joining the discussion panel covering the latest trends, innovations and challenges in the sector.

TALKING AT 4:45 PM

Carla Tanas’ main focus is the Future Agro Challenge, an agri-food global innovation leadership platform dedicated to putting agripreneurs in the front lines to address the need to feed more than 9 billion people by 2050 in a sustainable and nutritious manner.

STARTING AT 6:30 PM

The panel will cover policies focused on food security and sustainable development, innovating following a nexus approach to energy, water, energy and food agriculture, to actively contribute to a growing sector, to job creation and to the knowledge economy; and entrepreneurship programs, technology development and transfer, and how the private sector is embracing such practices.

THE COMPETITION AT 5:00 PM

DISCOVER LEBANON'S AGRIPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

We will be announcing the “Lebanese Agripreneur of The Year” – winner of the local Future Agro Challenge competition. The winner will make it to the international finals to represent Lebanon at the Global Agripreneurs Summit and compete with the most promising agri-food startups from across the world.

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THE WORKSHOPS 12:30 PM TILL 3:30 PM

Learn how you can take your business to the next level

From ideation to launching and funding, the list of workshops we’re planning is designed to cover the different parts of your entrepreneurial journey. Our team of experts is excited to share with you the knowledge you need to launch and grow your business.

12:30 PM TILL 2:30 PM

Ideation Workshop: How to find your next big idea?

Learn how to think creatively, brainstorm business ideas, and settle on an idea that you are not only passionate about but that also has real market application.

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2:30 PM TILL 3:30 PM

Access to Financing: How to finance your startup?

Delivered by BLC Bank’s experts, this workshop lets you explore all the financing possibilities to take your idea and startup to the next level.

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