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We are very pleased to invite you to the 2019 edition of the UfM Women Business Forum that will be held on 19-21st November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, in conjunction with the Smart City World Congress Barcelona that is expected to gather over 1,000 start-ups and world’s leading companies and more than 25,000 visitors ranging from technology industries, business organisations, investors to policy-makers and entrepreneurs from more than 140 countries including the MENA, Europe and Africa.

Based on 4 years experience, the Women Business Forum aims to build skills, connect and empower female entrepreneurs to develop their business leadership and start, grow and sustain their enterprises in a regional competitive environment. Every year the Forum offers women-owned and women-ledbusinesses the opportunity to connect with business leaders and policy makers, to share knowledge and ideas on various business opportunities, good practices and innovative and successful business models. It includes high-level panels with international business and industry experts, a pre-scheduled B2B meeting, business model presentations, and site visits to leading companies in the targeted sectors.


This year the Business Forum will focus on Women in the circular economy and in Tech & Innovation Sectors.

Location and directions

Fira Barcelona, Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain, Spain

About Union for the Mediterranean

The Union for the Mediterranean is an intergovernmental institution bringing together 43 countries to promote dialogue and cooperation in the Euro-Mediterranean region. UfM’s mission is to enhance regional cooperation, dialogue and the implementation of projects and initiatives with tangible impact on our citizens, with an emphasis on young people and women, in order to address the three strategic objectives of the region: stability, human development and integration.