SheTrades Global

SheTrades Global Dubai will take place on 13,14 and 15 February 2022

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February 13 - 15, 2022
Duration: 3 Days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai Exhibition Center

About SheTrades Accelerator

SheTrades Accelerator: Programme for women entrepreneurs in the Apparel, Accessories, and Home Décor sector and business support organizations from Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Senegal, and South Africa. It aims to support income generation and job creation for women-owned businesses (WOBs) and their community by:

  • Strengthening the business support ecosystem to better support the growth of women's economic empowerment initiatives and activities;
  • Increasing the competitiveness of women-owned businesses;
  • Creating new market linkages and business opportunities for women-owned businesses in the sector.

SheTrades Accelerator: Programme for women entrepreneurs in the Apparel, Accessories and Home Décor sector forms part of the Global Project Cultural and Creative Industries commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) that aims to strengthen the framework conditions and the ecosystem of the creative industry, as well as improve the employment and income opportunities for those working in the cultural and creative industries in the partner countries by promoting entrepreneurial, digital, creative and technical skills through training programmes.

Registration Criteria

Registration now as:

Women-Owned Business                      Business Support Organization

Programme Countries: Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Senegal, and South Africa

Programme Criteria

  • The main programme is open to all female entrepreneurs and business support organizations.
  • Mentor Programmes and B2B opportunities are open for application to women-owned businesses that are legally registered and active business support organizations

Product Categories

  • Apparel (men's and women's)
  • Accessories (scarves, wraps, hats, gloves)
  • Handbags (leather/woven)
  • Jewelry
  • Home Decor (stationary, pillows, throws, vases, baskets, ornaments, decorative items)

About the Programme

SheTrades Accelerator Programme will offer webinars, workshops, and one-on-one coaching by industry experts providing the most current and critical information, tools, and steps to assist businesses to immediately implement their digital export strategy.

SheTrades Accelerator Programme will also take part in the flagship event, SheTrades Global Dubai, and select participants will be able to present their collections in-person as well as digitally. The event will occur in February 2022 during Expo 2020 Dubai (rescheduled to 2021-2022).

The SheTrades Accelerator is grateful for the partnership and funding from: