The 2nd Falak Unreasonable Thinking Summit Successfully Concludes
Press Release: Manama, Bahrain:
Falak Consulting, a Bahrain-based strategy and innovation consultancy, has recently hosted the second edition of the ‘Falak Unreasonable Thinking Summit’ on innovation, creativity, and out-of-the-box thinking which took place at the Diplomat Radisson Blu on the 25th & 26th of April.
The summit was held under the patronage of Dr. Ebrahim Janahi, Chief Executive of Tamkeen, and was launched in association with Tamkeen as a Strategic Partner. The summit was also supported by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), which was the Platinum Sponsor, and by several other sponsors of which are Diyar Al Muharraq, Banagas, Ahli United Bank and Bapco. It is the first summit of its kind in the kingdom and has returned this year with a wider variety of inspirational speakers and an attendance of over 300 creative thinkers, entrepreneurs and innovators of our Bahraini community.
The two-days summit targeted startup entrepreneurs, corporate executives, government officials, CEOs, university and high school students in order to expose a wide range of the startup and entrepreneurial community to the latest thought processes and theories in innovation. Attendees were also given the opportunity to interact with the summit speakers who consist of some of the world’s leading innovators. The summit hosted international speakers from several fields of disruption and innovation from all around the world.
“We are very excited to be hosting the second edition of the Falak Unreasonable
Thinking Summit. It’s a pleasure to host Mr. Paul Topolos from PIXAR Animation amongst other accomplished innovators from the US, Canada, Estonia, Pakistan,
Saudi Arabia and the Philippines. We hope this summit has benefited and inspired the Bahraini business community to create, innovate and execute further,” said Mr. Suhail Algosaibi, Founder and CEO of Falak Consulting.
Delegates were delighted to have the opportunity to absorb Mr. Paul Topolos’ insights on his journey as a sketch artist, storyboard artist, color script artist, concept designer, and matte painter on many classic Pixar movies and shorts. This was Paul’s first time speaking in the Bahrain.
Moreover, the summit held three hands-on workshops in which delegates had the opportunity to learn more specific and practical methods of innovation and creativity from the speakers that can be applied to their businesses. Topics of the workshops included empowering innovative culture, artificial intelligence and business innovation.
Also commenting, H.E Dr. Ebrahim Janahi, Chief Executive of Labor Fund “Tamkeen” said: “We are pleased to support such initiatives aiming to promote innovation and further enhance the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Kingdom contributing to achieving Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030. We are looking forward the outcome of this summit, which promotes Bahrain as an incubator for entrepreneurship and innovation”.
The aim of the ‘Falak Unreasonable Thinking Summit’ is to provoke the attending delegates to leave ordinary thinking behind and encourage them to adapt new, radical and unconventional methods of thinking. This summit equipped attendees with the necessary tools and information to help them innovate in their businesses, and out-maneuver their competition.
Visit the summit website here to know more and stay tuned for next year!