STEP Conference Goes Online

May 10, 2020 by STEP Conference

The largest tech festival for emerging markets takes its full experience online. 

STEP Conference, the leading technology festival for emerging markets, has launched STEP Anywhere to take place on August 24, 25, and 26. In its first edition, STEP Anywhere 2020 is expecting to attract over 3000 international attendees, 200 showcasing startups, and influential tech leaders and speakers discussing the latest topics and trends across key industries.

Since the escalated outbreak of Covid-19, event organizers have been impacted with hundreds of events getting canceled globally or postponed until further notice, while all stakeholders who would have participated including speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, attendees have also been affected. 

With the trend of hosting virtual webinars currently and adapting to digital trends, STEP will be bringing the STEP Conference experience online with this new event as a full-fledged conference with multiple stages hosting talks and panels; workshops; networking; exhibition and showcasing by startups, corporates, brands; startup programming including mentorship sessions, investor meetings, a pitch competition; and entertainment.  

Ray Dargham, CEO of STEP said: “We’re very bullish on online and virtual events and our first large scale online event will be here to stay. We are living in a transformational time in our industry. Step Anywhere will become one of our flagship annual events.” 

STEP Anywhere will feature talks and panels covering the latest tech trends in healthcare, education, finance, last-mile delivery, streaming, digital media, which are all among the most important industries with disruption and growth potential given the current global situation. Speakers will include..

Registration is open for Step Anywhere 2020 on

About Step:

Step  is a millennial generation media company which focuses on technology and entrepreneurship, through dynamic and modern events, content, and media. STEP is mostly known for its flagship Step Conference which takes place annually in Dubai and Riyadh and gathers thousands of startups, entrepreneurs, and investors. STEP was listed as a Forbes top 100 startups in the Middle East and in the top 100 startups shaping the 4th industrial revolution by the World Economic Forum.