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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.

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What to do In Saudi Arabia

Activities and attractions

Explore Saudi Arabia's rich history when you visit. Take a trip out into the untamed wilderness of the Rub' Al Khali, wander the bustling lands of Jeddah's oldest souks, and dive among the technicolor reefs of the Red Sea on your trip.

What to do In Saudi Arabia

Experiences and tours

It's easy to book experiences and tours to explore the country. Whether you're interested in exploring the rich history and culture of the Kingdom, venturing into the stunning natural landscapes, or experiencing the thrill of modern cities like Riyadh and Jeddah, there's a tour out there that's perfect for you.

What to do In Saudi Arabia

Experience Saudi's culture

Experience the adventure of a lifetime in Jeddah. Immerse yourself in the ancient Bedouin culture and indulge in the city's burgeoning foodie scene. Discover Jeddah's vibrant arts and culture scene and explore countless architectural highlights throughout the Kingdom. Click below to learn more about our curated trip itineraries.

What to do in Saudi Arabia

Discover Saudi’s food scene

Riyadh is a foodie's paradise with a vast array of culinary delights to discover. From traditional Arabian cuisine to international dishes, the options are endless. Make sure to explore Riyadh's foodie scene whilst you're visiting LEAP.

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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.



"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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