The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group’s ( private sector institutions, including the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC), the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), are proud to announce the upcoming “Private Sector Forum,” which will take place on April 28-30, 2024, at the Intercontinental Riyadh Hotel, Saudi Arabia, on the sidelines of the IsDB Group Annual Meetings and Coinciding with the celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Islamic Development Bank under the High Patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

This year’s theme, “Cherishing our Past, charting our Future: Originality, Solidarity, and Prosperity”, reflects our dedication to honouring our rich heritage while paving the way for a future filled with innovation and shared success.

PSF 2024 Aims to:
Foster unparalleled networking opportunities for stakeholders from the global business community to exchange insights and success stories.,
Showcase the IsDB Group’s substantial contributions to advancing Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and supporting Vision 2030 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Connect the business communities within our Member Countries through B2B and B2G meetings.
Provide a platform for partners and startups to showcase their innovations and services they offer.
Celebrate achievements of organizations and individuals through IsDB Group Awards Ceremony.
The event is expected to attract more than 2,500 participants, including government officials, Chairmen, Presidents, and CEOs of local and international companies, multilateral and financial institutions, chambers of commerce and industry, business associations, investment promotion agencies, individual investors, and entrepreneurs. The Forum will also facilitate parallel B2B and B2G meetings, enabling business communities across member countries to establish valuable connections. The event will feature an exhibition for partners and a competition for start-ups, and for the first time, notable organizations and personalities will be recognized and awarded by the IsDB Group entities.

The Private Sector Forum will also feature prominent speakers sharing their in-depth perspectives with the IsDB Group Entities Chief Executive Officers, Mr. Oussama Kaissi, the CEO of ICIEC, Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, the CEO of ITFC, and the Acting CEO of ICD. The speakers will share success stories, experiences, and best practices for promoting investment and trade opportunities in member countries.

For further information, please refer to the event’s website ( The Private Sector Forum is a significant opportunity for partners and leading stakeholders to foster relationships, share knowledge and expertise, and discover new investment and trade opportunities.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Islamic Development Bank Group Business Forum (THIQAH).