Each month, Shelter hosts events highlighting an emerging area of opportunity for entrepreneurs in Dubai and across the region. For insight to these monthly conversations, read on below.
2012 - 2013 Season
Mobile Apps in the UAE Check in on the latest homegrown apps and get advice from investors and industry professionals on how to make you app the next big one (September 2012).
Fashion Tips for Business Professionals Whether you are at a job interview or a business dinner, looking your best is all about finding your personal style (October 2012).
Global Entrepreneurship Week Shelter hosted a roundtable conversation between emerging entrepreneurs in Dubai, gathering advice on topics from co-founding to fundraising (November 2012).
UAE Culture and Heritage An evening conversation with the women of Sougha Initiative introduces a world of crafts and learning.
Starting Up Fashionably Four creative entrepreneurs merging fashion and business acumen share their experiences of starting up in the UAE.
Debt or Equity? An Entrepreneur's Fork in the Road What are an entrepreneur's options for securing funding for a growing business in the UAE?
Top 8 Reasons to Move to Mobile Marketing Mobile is omnipresent. Have you made the switch yet?
2011 - 2012 Season
A Market for Locally-Grown Video Games Video games are on the rise in the UAE, but locally-developed games are needed to reach the next level (June 2012).
Going for Gold - A Call to Action for UAE Sports A look at where sport in the UAE came from, and where it needs to go (May 2012).
Food and Farming in the UAE - Savoring the Local Flavor An examination of local food culture and the promise of organic in the UAE (April 2012).
Art in Dubai - Community Past Present and Future Behind the rise of art in Dubai is a vibrant community with a bold vision for the future. (March 2012).
Publishing in Dubai - A How-To Conversation Advice for writers from authors, publishers and distributors in Dubai. (February 2012).
Alternative Energy - Its Not What You Think Looking ahead to the energy solutions of the next generation. (January 2012).
Social Enterprise Dubai Edition What it means - and what it takes - to be a social entrepreneur in Dubai. (December 2011).
6 Tips on How to Make it in Fashion Navigating the independent fashion scene in Dubai. (October 2011).
The Case for the Digital Start Up Uncovering the movement into the virtual economy. (September 2011).