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DAY 1 – Thursday 3 October 2024 

TIMELINE: 15:30 – 20:00 (including parallel events)

15:30 - 17:30


Successful entrepreneurs from a variety of sectors reveal the highlights of their entrepreneurial journeys to an audience of aspiring entrepreneurs and students, and  discuss with them everything they want to know about running a successful business.

Panel Discussion Ask me anything

Panel discussion followed by an interactive Q&A
Session Successful entrepreneurs reflect on their career journeys and the audience, including University students, get a chance to ask them everything they want to know about running a successful business.

Masterclass: How to Fund your Business

• Banking 101: Starting and nurturing a positive
relationship with a Bank
• EU and Government Funding: Options and
Experts on traditional and alternative funding
methods give a practical masterclass to aspiring
entrepreneurs on the crucial issue of securing
finance for their new venture.

15:30 - 18:00

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Join a group of entrepreneurs who spearheaded
innovation with their disruptive business ideas and
find out how they succeeded in introducing new
products, new services, and whole new areas of
activity to the business world of Cyprus.

Panel Discussion
Enter the Stage of the “Never
Been Done Before” in Cyprus

An “out of the box” panel discussion with entrepre-
neurs who succeeded in areas different than the

rest. They will each reveal the inception process of their unique business ideas, their disruptive plans and the key factors that enabled them to succeed.

Sustainability Masterclass

By an expert in the field.

Panel Discussion
Made in Cyprus Innovators

A discussion with business owners promoting
agrotourism, traditional products and alternative,
innovative products, some smaller in size and
some from remote areas of the country.

16:30 - 18:30

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The entrepreneurs who, through their business
drive and fresh approach, were able to transform
an entire sector of the Cyprus economy. Meet the
disruptors in retail, FMCG, logistics, hospitality,
financial services and more.

Panel Discussion
Sector movers and shakers

Game changers in their respective fields dis-
cuss how their vision transformed not just their

business activities but the whole sector in which
they operate.

Panel Discussion
From Seed to Plant

Hear from the founders of startups which are
now successful businesses. How did they beat
the odds? What made them stand out from the
rest and fly instead of crash?

18:00 - 19:00

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18:00 – 20:00

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A live podcast will be organised in the centre of
town, with interviews, interesting commentary
and interaction with the public.

Louis Patsalides, stand-up comedian, presenter
Pan Dragomir, Influencer

Not your average business event. Join us over cocktails, to hear from a group of dynamic, young and older entrepreneurs as they chat in a relaxed

environment about the highs and lows of their entrepreneurial journeys, their life views and make or break moments. To be followed by more drinks, and an equally enjoyable stand-up comedy session.

Not your run-of-the-mill panel

Join a group of dynamic, disruptive, young and older entrepreneurs as they chat in a relaxed environment, over cocktails, about the highs and lows of their entrepreneurial journeys, their life views and make or break moments.

Stand-up session by Stage
20:00 The Party continues Music (DJ), drinks and networking

DAY 2 – Thursday 4 October 2024

TIMELINE: 15:30 – 20:00 (including parallel events)

15:30 - 17:30

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15:30 - 17:30

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Tailored to a Gen A Audience, this Stage includes
an A-Z Masterclass on Entrepreneurship and
interaction with aspiring entrepreneurs between
the ages of 15 and 18.

The Gen A, A-Z Entrepreneurship

Masterclass by entrepreneur and inspirational

Next-Gen Stars, the Stage is Yours

20 off-the-wall questions to 20 Junior Achieve-
ment All-Stars


Trailblazers 30 Under 30 take the Inspire Stage.

Trailblazers 30 Under 30 take the
Inspire Stage
Trailblazers 30 under 30 Fireside Chat

An internationally renowned entrepreneur is

interviewed about his/ her journey and key in-
gredients for success.

Entrepreneurship 101:
A Comprehensive Masterclass

The Essential Ingredients and Key Factors for
Entrepreneurial Success.

15:30 – 17:30

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The minds behind Cypriot companies that con-
quered the world with their exports and interna-
tional presence reveal how they grew beyond

the boundaries of Cyprus. In the second part of
the evening, renowned Cypriots excelling abroad
take the stage and reflect on their career journeys.

Panel Discussion
From local to global: The rise
of the Cypriot export masters
and global presence builders

Acclaimed Cypriot business owners who trans-
formed their companies from local players to major exporters share the stage with entrepreneurs who broke the boundaries of Cyprus to create international presence. Join them to discover the skills, steps and mindset required for global success.

Panel Discussion
Making it Overseas

Adopting a different take on “conquering the
world”, this panel discussion will host Cypriots
who are thriving abroad, as they talk about the
milestones, the pitfalls and the highlights of their
illustrious careers.

18:30 - 20:00

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STAGE MASTER: Tasos Tryfonos, Presenter, Journalist, Radio Producer The Grand Finale of the Festival.

3 tete-a-tete interviews of 3 acclaimed entrepreneurs by Tasos Tryfonos
Stand-up Session with a comedian from abroad

17:00 - 19:00

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Resilience is key to business success. A far greater accomplishment than making it big, is to ensure long-term sustainable growth. Join young and older entrepreneurs as they discuss the challenges of remaining lean, effective, responsible, relevant and successful.

Panel Discussion The New Gen Disruptors

The new generation of young leaders unveils their vision and strategy for future growth in an interactive discussion exploring the challenges of building upon success.

Panel Discussion: Passing the torch from one Generation to the next

Join entrepreneurs from current and upcoming generations in a candid discussion about business continuity. Where and how do diverse viewpoints meet to create incremental value?

21:00 The Grand Party
A grand ending to the grand finale with a bustling party incorporating all the elements from previous events:
• Music • Street food • Cocktails

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