Manama, Bahrain: Bahrain Development Bank (BDB), the leading institution supporting the Kingdom’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), successfully concluded its informative conference, “Accelerating MSME Growth with BDB.” This event, held in collaboration with the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), took place on Wednesday, 29th May 2024, at HQ Seef Mall, Manama, and welcomed over 100 attendees eager to explore BDB’s solutions for Bahraini entrepreneurs.

The conference agenda included a series of presentations and an engaging panel discussion featuring prominent Bahraini business owners. BDB representatives provided detailed insights into the Bank’s comprehensive suite of products and services, equipping attendees with valuable knowledge on leveraging these offerings to advance their businesses.

Commenting on the event, Mr. Ali Yusuf Al Aradi, Chief Banking Officer at BDB, said, “We are delighted with the turnout and positive response from the Bahraini business community. Equipping attendees with essential knowledge and resources to propel their businesses forward is at the heart of our commitment to Bahraini entrepreneurs. We remain dedicated to launching and supporting impactful projects that drive economic and social value for the Kingdom, positioning it as a benchmark of entrepreneurial excellence in the region.”

A highlight of the event was the success stories session, featuring renowned entrepreneurs who bank with BDB. These included Mr. Mohamed Ali Asfoor, Founder of Aqua Technology Transfer; Mr. Hashem Rahma and Mr. Adel Al Murbati, Founders of Eathai Restaurant; Mr. Natheer Mirza AlSadiq, Founder of Golden Marine; Mr. Sayed Faisel AlMajed, Founder of Nabtat Ali; and Mr. Mohammed Hasan Al Ramel, Founder of Yum Yum Kids Restaurant. Their experiences underscored the positive impact of BDB’s support on entrepreneurial ventures in the country.

The “Accelerating MSME Growth with BDB” conference underscores the Bank’s unwavering commitment to MSMEs in Bahrain. By offering targeted services and fostering connections within the sector, BDB empowers businesses to reach their full potential and contribute to the Kingdom’s economic growth.

About Bahrain Development Bank

Established in 1992, BDB has positioned itself as the premier development bank dedicated to supporting MSMEs in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Driven by a comprehensive strategy aligned with Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030, the Bank plays a crucial role in the Kingdom’s economic development, particularly in light of the growing importance of this vital sector.