Innovation & Digital Cristal Congress: The Go To Event For All Things Digital

The flagship event Innovation & Digital Cristal Congress is back again this year with an exciting lineup of panels, sessions and a new MENA Start-ups contest that is sure to leave the audience begging for more!

Let’s improve the standards of digital living with brands that are more human, appealing and approachable to customers. Thanks to the online experience, Human interaction plays a crucial role in the market place: brands can network, create connect and create profit.

The 11th edition this year is under the label “Human Digital” and takes place February 17th – 18th at Sofitel Jumeirah Beach. Here is a preview of what awaits you:


Networking is at the very heart of the Innovation & Digital Cristal Congress. The event provides great opportunities to engage with brands.


Conferences are true sources of inspiration for future marketing actions and innovative technologies.


The MENA Awards Ceremony rewards the best media and advertising campaigns of the region.

The ID Cristal Congress events are a place for Networking and Inspiration before all else. With over 300 delegates & 30 speakers from the MENA region, this year will prove to be a true disruptive congregation of global talent. In line with previous editions, Creativity & Innovation will be at the heart of the festival: in attendance will be the MENA Leadership Council (CEOs from the biggest agencies of the region) as well as Advertisers Grand Jury (CMOs from the most influential brands).



How to participate?

Step 1:

Send to penelope@cristal-events.com a short video of your concept (2 minutes maximum)
– No need to be a professionally-made video/case study.
A video recorded with an IPhone/Android will be acceptable if clearly understandable

Step 2:

A jury composed of brands, medias agencies, tech companies will gather on February 10th in Dubai
and select the start-ups that will have the opportunity to pitch on stage
on February 17th during the Innovation & Cristal Congress, in front of a big assembly!

Step 3:

The jury will vote for the BEST START-UP pitch on February 17th and will be rewarded with a cheque of 5000$ on February 18th.

You have until February 4th to send your video to penelope@cristal-events.com!

Visit ID Cristal Congress for more information and to book your Passes!