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Saudi Arabia

Held in the capital city of one of the world's most up-and-coming tech hubs, there's plenty to explore when visiting Riyadh for LEAP. Outside of networking with thousands of attendees and discovering new technologies at the event, you can explore the heart of Saudi Arabia and the country's vibrant culture.

What to do in Saudi Arabia?


Secure your LEAP pass

Once you register for LEAP, we'll send you information on how to book your visa and travel to the event.

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Organise your visa

All LEAP attendees require a visa from eligible countries to enter the Kingdom. It is imperative that you apply for your visa prior to traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The visa will be a one-year, multiple entry visa, allowing tourists to spend up to 90 days in the country.

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Book your flight

There are dozens of major airports and airlines that can give you access to every part of the country. We recommend flying with Saudia. Make sure to book your flight early for the best deals.

Book your hotel

There are plenty of hotels surrounding the venue or just a short journey away. Book early to ensure you secure the best location.

Things to do

Saudi Arabia has a rich history and you can explore all it has to offer during some well-deserved down time when you visit. There are so many things to see and do including activities, tours, dining, and shopping. Take advantage of the rich history the country has to offer. To explore the Kingdom and all it has to offer click here. Discover attractions, experiences and destinations to make the most of your visit.



"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


"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."

Tech Enthusiast, Investor and LEAP 2023 speaker

Ben Taylor

"My experience has been fantastic. There's a huge focus on AI. Lots of impressive vendors showing the latest technologies the world has to offer."

Ben Taylor

Chief AI Strategist at Dataiku and LEAP 2023 speaker

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