The Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) announces AIM 2022 to enhance the attraction of foreign investments in the vital and promising sectors in light of the new global trends.
AIM held a press conference on Tuesday, 7 September to reveal its next edition, the Annual Investment Meeting 2022, at Armani Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, AIM 2022 will take place from 29 - 31 March 2022, at the EXPO 2020, with the theme "Investments in Sustainable Innovation for a Thriving Future", to deliver a renewed vision that reﬂects the economic ambition to build a global economic environment and expand the horizon of economic partnerships around the world.
The 11th edition of AIM will create a robust roadmap to rebuilding economies by unlocking opportunities, reshaping strategies, and building key partnerships to accelerate global economic progress. It will utilize digital technology, and at the same time, provide an in-person event for participants who wish to physically interact with fellow participants.
UAE INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE
The UAE government also announced the "UAE Investment Promotion Partnership", which is an initiative of the Annual Investment Meeting that encourages local Investment promotion authorities to attract foreign direct investment towards important project that will beneﬁt the UAE. Through this initiative, AIM will bring sustainable economic diversiﬁcation to the UAE. Foreign direct investment will continue despite the pandemic, increasing productivity and boosting investments towards research and development. This is an outstanding initiative as both investment promotion authorities and federal government will beneﬁt from this partnership.
TURNING CHALLENGES INTO OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH AIM PILLARS
AIM, through its six pillars namely Foreign Direct Investment, Small & Medium Enterprises, Future Cities, Startups, Foreign Portfolio Investment, and 50 Projects Initiative, will generate investment opportunities for various sectors and for all participants from more than 170 countries, that will signiﬁcantly speed up the global economic recovery.
Today, we live in fast-paced times and in a highly interconnected world. The complexity of the world requires greater global cooperation to address issues that contribute to the ecological environment, social cohesion and economic viablity. Globally, sustainable innovation will serve as a breakthrough in the management of challenging situations and the complex evolution our world is currently facing requires that nations, industries, and societies invest in sustainable innovation.