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Conference: 25 – 26 September 2018 | Masterclasses 24 & 27 September
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, UAE,

Doing Good While Doing Well - A Strategic Approach to Sustainable Businesses

200 Attendees. 40+ Speakers. 2 Practical Workshops. 4 Days of Valuable Insight.

The Middle East's leading Social Impact and Sustainability event. With a 14-year legacy, the Summit is the go to event to gain insight on market trends, learn from inspirational leaders as well as share best practice on managing sustainable programs in MENA.


Environmental sustainability, social and community development are just not nice to have in your organisations goals but have become increasingly important for all businesses. Employee happiness, brand awareness, organisational culture and product marketing are all components of social impact and forward thinking organisations are embedding social impact within their DNA for increased impact and sustainability of social and environmental initiatives.

The 2018 edition of the Social Impact Summit will gather policy makers, corporate organisations, NGOs and charities to share dialogue on how different sectors can work together to improve both social well-being and company bottom line. The Summit will highlight case studies of organisations that have incorporated social impact into their organisational mission and vision and yet stayed true to their core business while returning profits.

What’s new for 2018?

Engage with social impact leaders from across the region
Gain insights into the latest technology for improving your operations
Discover new tools and techniques to redefine your operational strategy
Learn how big data and analytics can improve efficiencies for greater decision making
Hear where the market is heading and prepare your business for the future
Find out how your organisation can benefit from disruption for increased impact

See Highlights From The 2017 Forum

Download the 2017 show report for an insight into last year's speakers, attendees, partners, topics and more!


Build brand recognition as a leading advocate of sustainable and responsible business in the social impact and CSR space

Opportunities to share your best practices in social impact and CSR with the region's key stakeholders

Create and nurture new partnerships with select SMEs, young social enterprises and innovators

Exclusive access to inspirational thought leaders and innovators in the impact investing space

Opportunities for the development of innovative partnerships and collaborations


Practical Workshops

2017 Awards

Led by an expert panel of industry leaders and innovators in CSR and the social impact space, the annual Ta'atheer Awards recognise outstanding achievements made by organisations, teams and social programs that have contributed to the development of the region's CSR and Sustainability agenda. 

2018 Silver Sponsor