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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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DeepFest Powered by SDAIA

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. 

2024 Speaker Line-up

Discover 1,100+ speakers who attended LEAP this year. From footballers turned tech enthusiasts and investors with multi-million dollar portfolios, LEAP was joined by some of the leading tech experts of our generation.

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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"Everything has been full of positive energy. Everyone is so optimistic about the future of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. And the impact of technology. It's been pretty phenomenal."

Maëlle Gavet

CEO of Techstars and LEAP 2023 speaker

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''It's crazy! Crazy in a good way. In Korea when we say crazy that means it's superb. Such a big conference with vibrance."

Yuhyun Park

Founder at DQ Institute and LEAP 2023 speaker

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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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"LEAP is the biggest technology conference in the world. It is a very exciting environment to be a part of."

Donald Tapscott

FCEO, The Tapscott Group

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Mudassir Sheikha
"LEAP brings global technologies that are working on building the future of technology in one place, in Saudi. It is remarkable to see Saudi become the hub for technology and innovation."

Mudassir Sheikha

CEO and Co-Founder, Careem

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Brian Ward
"LEAP gives a great opportunity to not just connect with key decision-makers from government industries and other giga projects, but also tons of international visitors."

Brian Ward

CEO, Savvy Games Group

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