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The world's most attended tech event

Riyadh Exhibition and Convention Center, Malham, Saudi Arabia

4 - 7 March 2024

Attendance over 4 days

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The second edition of LEAP was the most attended tech event in the world. The event welcomed 172,000+ attendees from 183 countries. In 2024, LEAP will be back for the third 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.


LEAP is colocated with DeepFest - the event's dedciated 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 2024 for the second edition. Visit the website to find out more.



Stephen Carter

"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


"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


"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


"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


'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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