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The world's most attended tech event, where you journey Into New Worlds

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
10 - 13 February 2025

600+
Start-ups
1,100+
Expert speakers
1,800+
Global tech exhibitors
215,000+
Attendance over 4 days

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ABOUT US

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The third edition of LEAP was the most attended tech event in the world for the second year running. The event welcomed 215,000+ attendees from around the world. In 2025, LEAP will be back for the fourth year to bring together the global technology ecosystem.

 

If you want to discover what's next for technology, meet with the key change-makers and broaden your horizons, you need to be there. LEAP in – and tap into the limitless potential of tech to build a positive future.

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LEAP is colocated with DeepFest - the event's dedicated AI stream. DeepFest is the premier meeting place for the global Artificial Intelligence ecosystem of thought-leaders, change-makers, big tech, data scientists, innovators, enterprises, academia, start-ups, and entrepreneurs leading innovation across businesses. DeepFest is back in 2025 for the third edition. Visit the website to find out more.

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Introducing LEAP Forward - the exclusive, quarterly magazine that brings the spirit of LEAP into deep-dive reads.

 

Discover, in detail, the trends and topics that bring the world's most-attended tech event to life.

 

To discover the content outside of the magazine, visit the website. 

Who Attends?

TESTIMONIALS

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"Technology and innovation have enormous potential to transform economies and societies. We live in a time where you either leap or be left behind. We are proud to host LEAP to help the region lead and leapfrog with technology and innovation."

Abdullah A. Alswaha

Minister of Communications and Information Technology - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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"The atmosphere here today is buzzing. That's the best word for it. This is my ninth time in Saudi Arabia. I love coming here. I remember coming here in 2017 and it's totally different to 2023. To see the growth, transformation and the appetite to transform even more." 

will.i.am

Tech Enthusiast, Investor and LEAP 2023 speaker

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"Looking around the exhibition floor here at LEAP there are so many incredible, hard to believe and inspiring innovations. I've been to a lot of conferences and conventions around the world, and this really feels like it's in a class of its own."

Steven Bartlett

Founder and CEO, Social Chain

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"This is my first LEAP and I'll be leaping again in the future. It's a place where global leaders and policy makers in this industry come together to do business and to learn."

Michelle Zatyln

President, Founder and COO, CloudFlare

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"LEAP is the biggest tech show I have seen in the Middle East and beyond. I've been here the first and second time, and this time it's bigger and much more impressive than it ever has been."

Margarete Schramboeck

Former Minister of ICT, Austria

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Mo Gowdat

"I am so inspired by the trajectory of Saudi Arabia, it's incredible what's being done at LEAP."

Mo Gawdat

Former Chief Business Officer, Google X

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"The show this year was bigger and better than ever.  It really is mind-blowing. The whole experience was an absolute pleasure and great to be a part of."

Baroness Karren Brady

CBE Vice-Chair of West Ham United and Lord Sugar’s aide on the BBC, The Apprentice

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Discover LEAP’s Content 

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At #LEAP23, Isabelle Kumar (News Anchor and Presenter) asked Steven Bartlett (Founder of Social Chain, Podcaster, and TV Personality) this question: “how do you feel about uncertainty?”

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Susan Kilrain (NASA Astronaut, Navy Test Pilot) came to #LEAP23 to speak about her experiences in space – and about her journey from being a little girl in an under-priviledged American family, to bec

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Imagine you’re starting out on your journey as an entrepreneur. You’re excited. You’re overflowing with ideas, with this vision of the future that you can help to create – and you’re being propelled forwards by enthusiasm and passion.

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