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Euromoney Bahrain Conference 2013

​Manama, February 18, 2013: Euromoney Conferences, the world’s leading organizer of financial strategy events, have announced two international speakers will be joining the line-up of participants in the up-coming Euromoney Bahrain Conference 2013. The conference will take place at the Ritz Carlton Hotel and Spa on the 5th and 6th of March 2013.

Lord Malloch-Brown, Former UN Deputy Secretary-General and Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, and Minister of State in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office will open the conference. Also taking joining Euromoney and its guests will be Ralph Acampora, Director of Technical Analysis at Altaira; a leading investment guru from the US. Altaira Asset Management established its Middle East subsidiary, Altaira Middle East, in Bahrain in 2012.

“We are delighted to welcome such high profile speakers to our Bahrain conference and know that their insight and experience will enable our guests see a truly global viewpoint on financial strategy. It is also a very positive indication of Bahrain’s continued importance to the international financial markets,” said Richard Banks, Regional Director for Euromoney. “It’s also a further sign of Bahrain’s upward trajectory complimenting, as it does, the recent ratings upgrade from Standard & Poors.”

Kamal bin Ahmed, Minister of Transportation and Chief Executive of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), said: “We are delighted to be hosting the Euromoney Bahrain Conference.

“Recent months have seen a series of encouraging economic data on Bahrain, including the upgrade from Standard & Poor’s and the estimate in the Bahrain Economic Quarterly that the Bahraini economy grew 3.9% growth in 2012 as the recovery gains momentum. We look forward to discussing these developments and the future for the Bahraini economy at the conference.”

The Euromoney Bahrain conference will provide a detailed top-down analysis of Bahrain's economy and financial services industry. International delegates and local participants will discuss and debate topics such as the sustainability of public finances, the development of infrastructure and the future of private banking in the regional and the Kingdom.

The conference will take place on the 5th& 6th of March at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bahrain. More information can be found at