Innovation Avenue

ArabNet’s second edition of the creative “Innovation Avenue”!

The Innovation Avenue is an initiative by ArabNet to help all hardware developers and designers in the MENA region showcase their product and connect with potential partners, developers, media, and investors to help them grow.

Eligibility Criteria
- The product must be a smart device / hardware
- There must be a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), or working prototype
- Applicants must be based in the MENA region

Submitting Your Product

Applications are closed!


Submissions will be reviewed based on Innovation and Creativity, Market Potential, Usability and Reliability, Design and Competitive Advantage.

Six (6) finalists will be selected to showcase their products at the conference.

Finalists will be announced: February 5, 2018

Finalists will:

  1. Receive 2 free pass for the three days of ArabNet Beirut (doesn’t include flight/accommodation)
  2. Showcase their hardware product during the Forum Days
  3. Connect with Media, Mentors, Investors and Partners
  4. Have their Logo and description of the hardware product in the ArabNet Beirut booklet

Registering to Attend ArabNet Beirut

Deadline for Early Bird Registration: 01 January
Deadline for Regular Registration: 05 February
Late Bird Registration Deadline: 19 February
On site registration is available at the door during the conference.

Want to contact us regarding the Innovation Avenue? Send an email to

Speak at ArabNet

For speakers interested in showcasing a case study or research specifically on social media, at the Summit or future events, please fill in this form:Submit a Proposal

For other speaking proposals please fill in this form.