MashreghQazal (Iran), CODE Accelerator (Georgia) and CODE Entrepreneurship Consultants Ltd (Pakistan) under the umbrella of CODE International (a joint entrepreneurship platform in ECO and BSEC countries) organized their first annual international event, Entrepreneurs Show – Iran 2017 on 7-8 December 2017 at Mashhad, Iran.
Prof. Dr. Subhan Queshi (Chief Patron of Dairy Science Park, Pakistan), Prof. Dr. Zarrin Fatima Rizvi (Director OIRC @ GCUWomen Sialkot, Pakistan), Nasir Ijaz (CEO @ Alimunist LLC, UAE), Dr. Ali Mokhtari (Counselor @ Science and Education Foundation UNESCO), Dr. Ali Sahibi (Well known Pyschologist), Dr. Hadi Karimi (Professor of Business Strategies @ Shandiz University, Iran) were among some selected top speakers of this event.
More than 30 business experts joined Entrepreneurs Show 2017 as Reviewers to evaluate the submitted ideas and give points to the presented pitching. Counsel General of Pakistan at Mashhad, Iran was the familiar diplomat among the participated diplomat in event. City Mayor of Mashhad, Dr. Taghi Khamsizadeh was the chief guest of this event who attended the closing ceremony of Entrepreneurs Show 2017 and awarded to the winning pitching ideas.
This event was covered in all national media of Iran announcing it as the first and biggest entrepreneurship event in eastern Iran and one of the top 10 international events in Iranian entrepreneurship ecosystem. Dr. Muhammad Irfan-Maqsood, Co-President of ScienceTech+ and Chief coordinator of Entrepreneurs Show 2017, called the ScienceTech+ a great milestone in the interlinking of ECO and BSEC nations in the techno entrepreneurship event, as it was the first techno entrepreneurship event of its kind focusing on the significance of ECO Countries union in the development of future of techno-entrepreneurship in region.
Dr. Hojjat Naderi-Meshkin, Organizing Chair of Entrepreneurs Show 2017 who was accompanied by his organizing secretary, Dr. Monireh Bahrami, acknowledged the presence and participation of all honorable students, entrepreneurs, speakers, academics, policy makers, diplomats and media members. Dr. Raheleh Amirkhah, Chair of ScienceTech+ Kids Section, Dr. Behrad Sartip (Organizing Coordinator), Donya Vafai (Organizing Coordinator) Nahal Jalili, Zakieh Hosseinpour, Hamid Ferozi, Nahid Kheradmand, Azra Izanloo, Vahid Sanati, Amin Afghami, Zahra Bahrampour, Samaneh Sharifi, Elahe Amirkhah, Vahid Moghimi and Mohammad Reza Amiri, were among the key organizing committee members of Entrepreneurs Show 2017.
Entrepreneur’s show unlike other startups or entrepreneurship events around you is the focusing team building and networking event in Pakistan-Iran-Turkey countries.
Entrepreneur’s Show 2017 at Mashhad, Iran on 7-8 December 2017 was the start of this movement and 460 ideas were submitted for pitching and three finalists were as below;
- Mechanical and supportive system (Mr. Mohammad Ali Izadpanah)
- Herbal soft drink without chemical preservatives (Ms. Sara Khosroshahi)
- Cultural Awareness (Mr Mohammad Mahdi Bajestani).
This event was witnessed by the participation of 3000+ persons during the event premises and first part of this event was KarafarinShow-Kids on 5-6 December, 2017 with two finalists as follow;
- PowerKids (Mr. Iman Hamedani)
- DigiKids (Mr. Arian Hashemi)
This event was covered in all national media of Iran announcing it as the first and biggest entrepreneurship event in eastern Iran and one of the top 10 international events in Iranian entrepreneurship ecosystem. The awarding ceremony was accompanied by the City Mayor of Mashhad, Dr. Taghi Khamsizadeh, Pakistani Head of Mission, Mr. Irfan Bokhari and Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Ishtiaq Ahmad Kanwal and several other senior dignities of the city Mashhad.