Last Updated on Sunday, 8 September, 2019 at 9:10 am by Christian Keszthelyi
EY Malta will hold its 15th Malta Attractiveness Event on 25 October, gathering more than 1,000 of Malta’s top CEOs, entrepreneurs, investors, advisors, business and government leaders to discuss all matters related to foreign investment, business and technology, according to a press statement sent to Business Malta.
During the event, EY will unveil the results of their Malta Attractiveness Survey that has become a benchmark study presenting the foreign direct investment (FDI) sentiment of countries globally. The study aims to deliver the most up to date and accurate analysis of current investors on the country’s present and future prospects.
The full-day event is often described by participants as one that sparks and nurtures ideas the massive paradigm shifts revolutionising whole sectors and driving investment to shape the next phases of Malta’s growth. The focus of this year’s event will feature what EY tags as the “NextWave of business transformation”; digitalisation. The event will aim to discover “the limitless opportunities for those ready to explore how their business could be doing things differently,” the press statement sent to BM says.
The event will showcase the speeches of more than 50 speakers, including — but not limited to — Joseph Muscat, Malta’s Prime Minister; Adrian Delia, Leader of the Opposition; John Simlett, EY Global Mobility Leader, and Christopher Schmitz, EY FinTech Leader, along with speakers from the regulatory, financial services, banking and iGaming sectors.
The keynote speech for the event will be delivered by John Simpson, world affairs editor of BBC News. Mr Simpson has spent all his working life at the BBC, and has reported from more than 120 countries, including thirty war zones. He has also interviewed world leaders such as Vladimir Putin, Ghaddafi or Ayatollah Khomeini.
A range of NextWave: Future Of… Sessions will also be held, designed to help CEOs and business leaders explore future transformation. These include the Future of Cities, the Future of Mobility, the Future of Banking and Payments, the Future of Making and Trading, the Future of Tech and the Future of Media Content and Advertising.
The event will take place on 25 October, Friday, 07:30-16:30 at the InterContinental Arena Conference Centre, followed by post-event networking drinks.