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LEAP 2025

February 10, 2025 - February 13, 2025

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A Digital Davos For Emerging Tech




LEAP, a premier tech event in Riyadh, brings together global tech visionaries and innovators. The event serves as a platform for showcasing emerging technologies and fostering advancements in AI, robotics, and digital transformation. With over 600 start-ups, 1,100 expert speakers, and numerous high-impact networking opportunities, LEAP positions itself as a dynamic hub for tech professionals looking to shape the future. The event is co-located with DeepFest, focusing on AI developments, enhancing its appeal as a comprehensive tech gathering.

2024 Highlights


Saudi Arabia is rapidly transforming into a global tech hub, making it an increasingly attractive destination for international tech companies looking to expand internationally. Here’s why expanding your tech business to Saudi Arabia could be a strategic move:

  • Vision 2030 Initiatives: Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 is heavily focused on diversifying the economy beyond oil through substantial investments in technology and innovation. This vision supports the creation of a digital ecosystem that encourages tech entrepreneurship and attracts foreign investment.
  • Growing Tech Ecosystem: The Saudi government is committed to fostering a thriving tech landscape. Initiatives like the development of NEOM, a planned mega-city focused on advanced technologies, and substantial investments in smart cities and digital transformation projects offer numerous opportunities for tech companies.
  • Strategic Location: Positioned as the gateway between the East and West, Saudi Arabia offers access to vast markets across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. This strategic location is ideal for tech companies aiming to tap into emerging markets.
  • Government Support and Incentives: The Saudi government offers various incentives for tech companies, including tax benefits, funding for research and development, and streamlined regulatory processes. These incentives are designed to ease the entry and operation of foreign businesses in the tech sector.
  • High Demand for Tech Solutions: With one of the youngest populations in the world, a high mobile penetration rate, and a strong push towards digitalization in public and private sectors, there is a significant demand for solutions in areas such as fintech, e-commerce, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence.
  • Capital and Funding Opportunities: The region has seen a surge in venture capital activity, with the government and private sector making substantial investments in startups and tech companies. This vibrant investment environment provides ample funding opportunities for innovative tech ventures.

Learn more about Saudi Vision 2030:

Vision 2030

Exhibiting at LEAP offers a significant opportunity for international tech companies aiming to penetrate the Saudi market and leverage the immense growth in the region’s tech sector. Here’s why exhibiting at LEAP can be highly advantageous:

  • Massive Exposure: LEAP gathers a vast audience, including some of the world’s major tech companies, investors, and startups, providing exhibitors with unparalleled exposure to potential clients and partners.
  • Strategic Alignment with Vision 2030: LEAP’s alignment with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 highlights its role in promoting tech innovations that contribute significantly to diversifying the economy away from oil dependence.
  • Innovative Environment: The event hosts numerous startups and established tech firms, fostering an environment ripe for innovation and collaboration. This setting is ideal for companies looking to introduce new technologies or expand their reach in the Middle East.
  • Networking Opportunities: With attendees from over 100 countries, LEAP offers networking opportunities that are crucial for establishing and nurturing long-term business relationships.
  • Access to Investments: The event showcases substantial investments in the tech sector, providing exhibitors with insights into the funding landscape and potential financial partnerships.

At LEAP, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with a diverse and influential group of professionals from across the technology landscape:

  • Tech Innovators and Entrepreneurs: Leading figures from startups and established firms looking to showcase their latest innovations.
  • Industry Leaders: Executives and decision-makers from major companies seeking partnerships and new technologies.
  • Investors and Venture Capitalists: Financial backers searching for promising ventures and opportunities.
  • Government Representatives: Officials involved in policy and infrastructure development.
  • Academic and Research Experts: Scholars and technologists driving forward research and development in the field.

As a North American company, elevate your presence and forge impactful connections within the tech community through our dynamic participation options:

  • Exhibit Your Solutions: Book your exhibition space to highlight your cutting-edge tech solutions.
  • Lead With Expertise: Secure a speaking slot to position your thought leadership in front of a discerning international audience.
  • Tailor Your Visibility: Customize sponsorship packages to boost your brand presence uniquely tailored to meet your strategic goals

In close collaboration with the US Commercial Service and Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in Riyadh, Meeraki provides you with all the necessary tools and assistance to make your participation at LEAP a resounding success.

  • Country Pavilion: Be part of the USA and Canada pavilions to maximize your brand’s exposure.
  • B2B Networking Opportunities: Participate in trade missions and networking events designed to connect you with local industry and business leaders.
  • Market Insights: Gain a comprehensive understanding of how to do business in Saudi Arabia.
  • Subsidies: Explore potential subsidy opportunities provided by the government.

We offer comprehensive support through our partner networks specifically curated to meet your participation objectives, including:

  • Media & PR Services: Enhance your brand exposure at LEAP through targeted print and digital advertising solutions with leading tech publications in the region. Explore Media Partners
  • Content Localization: Communicate with local audiences through tailored communications relevant to the regions cultural dynamics and language.
  • Stand-Build Support: Stand out with fully-fitted turnkey shell schemes or custom designed stands that engage more visitors.

Ready to expand your reach and impact in the technology sector? For exhibition, sponsorship or media opportunities at LEAP email us at or complete our contact form.


February 10, 2025
February 13, 2025
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Riyadh Front Exhibition & Conference Center
Riyadh Front Exhibition & Conference Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia