Global Competitiveness Forum
5TH Annual Global Competitiveness Forum
January 22-25, 2011 – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The Global Competitiveness Forum (GCF), the only event of its kind, is an annual meeting of global business leaders, international political leaders, and selected intellectuals and journalists brought together to create a dialogue with respect to the positive impact organizational and national competitiveness can have on local, regional and global economic and social development. It was founded in 2006 by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), and is held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia under the patronage of HM King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
Vision: An annual program of activities attended by global business leaders, international political leaders, and selected intellectuals who share a common interest in competitiveness.
Mission: To continue fostering awareness and enthusiasm around the issue of competitiveness, and to evaluate the applicability of competitiveness theory and practice as a tool for generating real solutions to contemporary global challenges.
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GCF2011 Web Site
In the Media:
- Local Press: Scrap sponsorship – Arab News – February 2011
- Clinton says SMEs key to long-term prosperity – Arab News – January 2011
- GCF 2011 awards 30 youths – Saudi Gazette – January 2011
- Monetary policy doesn’t cause inflationary pressure, says Jassir – Saudi Gazette – January 2011
- SR2b investment plan to take off in Saudi Arabia – Saudi Gazette – January 2011
- Saudi Arabia Organizes Fifth Global Competitiveness Forum – Global Arab Network – January 2011
- Boeing supports Saudi’s Global Competitiveness Forum for third consecutive year – AMEinfo – January 2011