EXPLORE THE SAUDI IT MARKET
About Our Tour

The country has witnessed significant changes since launching Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 plan in 2017. The Saudi government emphasizes IT sector development, digitalizing government and business processes, promoting IT startups, attracting foreign investments, and planning smart city projects like NEOM, King Salman Energy Park, and Green Riyadh by 2030. Saudi Arabia’s IT sector is already the largest and fastest-growing MENA region, valued at $41.1bn. 

The Kingdom’s ambitious goals attract global attention, with international IT companies showing interest in the KSA marketDue to its economic potential and strategic location, many international companies are eager to enter the Saudi Arabian IT marketThe main goal of the tour is to give the participants a general understanding of the Saudi Arabian IT market through meetings with key stakeholders and potential clients. The trip will take:

  • 3 working days   
  • 2 meetings with government authorities
  • 4 meetings with potential clients
Our Tour is for

C-suites from medium- and large-sized IT companies

Directors of Business Development

You will meet with
The Ministry of Digital Transformation
Ministry of Investment
Potential Clients
Strategic Supervision

Strategic supervision of the business development advisory practice is carried out by  Kostiantyn Gridin, a Partner at CFC Big Ideas.

Kostiantyn joined the CFC Big Ideas in 2003. Since 2007, he has been helping B2B companies from various segments, including IT, security, real estate development, investment management, industrial equipment, and others, with market entry strategies into the GCC, with a key focus on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia.

Kostiantyn is a fluent speaker of Arabic and has spent more than 20 years traveling around and living in the GCC. He is also a frequent commentator for major Arab TV channels on international relations issues.

Recently, Kostiantyn hosted webinars on market entry strategies in the Saudi Arabian Market. 

Pricing policy and T&Cs

The price of the Tour includes:

  • 2 meetings with the government
  • 4 meetings with the private companies interested in collaboration
  • Lunches and dinners on the way to/from the meetings
  • Logistics during the meeting days

The price of the Tour does not include:

  • Travel and accommodation
  • Visa
  • Breakfasts 
  • Airport transfer
About the CFC Big Ideas

CFC Big Ideas is an international business consultancy headquartered in Dubai, UAE, and Kyiv, Ukraine. Established in 2002 as CFC Consulting, the company has made its name by implementing BIG IDEA international projects in more than 40 countries. The company’s key clients are Google, Uber, CNN, British American Tobacco, and other multinationals.

In 2013, CFC Big Ideas opened its office in Dubai, UAE. For more than 15 years, which include 6 years of business activity before opening the office, the company has been helping businesses in the technology, real estate, equipment manufacturing, infrastructural, and security sectors enter the local markets.

Past clients' feedback
Ahmed AlMohaimeed, Executive Vice President, KFB Group, Saudi Arabia
We have been relying on "CFC big Ideas" bringing us some prospective partners and business opportunities especially from Eastern Europe and can recommend them as a highly professional and trustworthy organization.
Ahmed AlMohaimeed, Executive Vice President, KFB Group, Saudi Arabia
Alexander Gorlov, Managing Partner, CMS Group, Ukraine
We worked with CFC Big Ideas in 2015-2017. The team helped us design our market entry strategy to the UAE and Saudi Arabia and helped generate a number of client leads.
Alexander Gorlov, Managing Partner, CMS Group, Ukraine
Ruqaiah Al-Jizawi, CIO and Board Member at Al Foadia Group
We were very pleased with the IT tour organized by CFC Big Ideas in November 2021. Our business meetings were successful as everything was thoughtfully planned and arranged, and the company's team was very professional. I will highly recommend CFC Big Ideas because this tour exceeded all the expectations.
Ruqaiah Al-Jizawi, CIO and Board Member at Al Foadia Group
Anton Kernasovsky, Head of Investments, TAS Group, Ukraine
We collaborated with CFC in 2009-2010, exploring some business and investment opportunities in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait and can recommend the company as a great helper for a business willing to expand to the GCC.
Anton Kernasovsky, Head of Investments, TAS Group, Ukraine
Souad Al Hosani, Head of Investor Care, Abu Dhabi Investment Office, UAE
I have worked with CFC Big Ideas in my capacity of Nexus Business Services Managing Partner and can recommend this team as trusted and reliable partners in the UAE and Ukraine.
Souad Al Hosani, Head of Investor Care, Abu Dhabi Investment Office, UAE
Semen Pokras, Co-Founder, Sempal, Ukraine
We have enjoyed our collaboration with Kostiantyn and CFC Big Ideas' team opening the UAE and Saudi markets for our products.
Semen Pokras, Co-Founder, Sempal, Ukraine
Amjad Al Ramahi, Business Development Manager at Al Foadia Group
We would like to express our deepest gratitude to CFC Big Ideas for your hospitality during our visit to Ukraine. Thanks to the professional organization of the meetings with the Ukrainian IT companies, we are able to build strong relationships with them and accomplish the business development goals of Al Foadia Group.
Amjad Al Ramahi, Business Development Manager at Al Foadia Group
EXPLORE THE SAUDI IT MARKET
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Contacts
Kyiv Office
Kyiv Office
8, Kostyolna Street, 6th floor Kyiv, 01001, Ukraine
Kyiv Office
8, Kostyolna Street, 6th floor Kyiv, 01001, Ukraine
Dubai Office
Dubai Office
Dubai Silicon Oasis, Headquarters Building, 4th floor, C&D Wing, P.O. Box 341041, Dubai, UAE
Dubai Office
Dubai Silicon Oasis, Headquarters Building, 4th floor, C&D Wing, P.O. Box 341041, Dubai, UAE
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