28th World Investment Conference 

25-27 November 2024 – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hosted since 1995, the WAIPA World Investment Conference (WIC) is a forum where IPAs convene to address current economic and social issues that may affect global investment flows and other strategic and policy considerations. The Conference includes formal panel presentations, ample networking opportunities and social events for the members. Past panelists include global and business leaders, along with other influencers like economists and members of academia. The topics of the panels are selected based on current events and trends.

28th World Investment Conference
Navigating Digital Disruption and Sustainable Growth:

Scaling Investment Opportunities

Aligned with our theme, the conference will provide a dynamic platform where investors and IPAs come together for meaningful discussions. These interactions will foster dialogues, cultivate business relationships, and explore opportunities, reinforcing the symbiotic relationship between investors and IPAs.

Why attend 28th WIC?

Investor-IPA Connect

Skills Enhancing Workshops

Region Focused Sessions

Sectoral Engagements

Cultural Exchange

WIC Past Speakers

James Zhan
James ZhanDirector Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD
Nivruti Rai
Nivruti Rai MD & CEO, Invest India & Prisdent, WAIPA
H.E. Ibrahim Almubarak
H.E. Ibrahim AlmubarakHon’ble Assistant Minister of Investment, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
H.E. Piyush Goyal
H.E. Piyush GoyalHon’ble Minister of Commerce, India
H.E. Manuella Santos
H.E. Manuella SantosHon’ble Minister of Investment Promotion, Togolese Republic
Ajay Mathur
Ajay MathurDirector General, International Solar Alliance (ISA)
Eloisa Klementich
Eloisa KlementichIncoming Chair, International Economic Development Council
Narek Teryan
Narek TeryanHonorable Deputy Minister of Economy, Republic of Armenia
İsmail Erşahin
İsmail ErşahinExecutive Director, CEO, WAIPA
Gunther Beger
Gunther BegerManaging Director, UNIDO
Andreas Dressler
Andreas DresslerManaging Director, FDI Center
Swapan Mehra
Swapan MehraCEO, IORA Ecological Solutions Pvt Ltd
Carolina Arriagada Peters
Carolina Arriagada PetersManaging Director, Cities & Collaboration