Useful Information

Time zone

El Gouna does not observe Daylight saving time and is two hours ahead of GMT (GMT+2).

Dress code

Smart casual business attire is recommended throughout the conference (no jeans).
For evening gatherings arranged by CI Capital, a smart casual dress code is recommended.


All participating investors and companies should adhere to their final schedules provided upon registration on the first day of the event, 14th of May 2017. Every investor meeting, whether one-on-one or small group is allotted 50 minutes. After the meeting, participants will have a 10-minute break for preparation prior to the next 50-minute session. Each company should prepare a hard copy presentation for investors and allow for Q&A sessions.


The conference will be conducted in English. If you require interpretation, please reach out to the CI Capital team on:

Important deadlines

  • Registration: Sunday 30 April 2017
  • Flights: Sunday 30 April 2017
  • A/V form: Sunday 30 April 2017
  • Presentation: Sunday 30 April 2017
  • Shipping form: Sunday 30 April 2017


To send any items for use during the event you need to complete the Shipping form before April 30, 2017. Kindly indicate where you provide the delivery time, the name of the delivering company, and a description of the items being delivered.
All items should be properly packaged, numbered, and marked “CI Capital’s First MENA Conference” for the attention of [first name and title]. You will need to also write your company name clearly on each package and the number of the packages being sent. The address to write will be as follows:
Sheraton Miramar Resort,
ATTN: [first name] [second name],
El Gouna, Hurghada, 84513, Egypt

Audio and visual

Any audio and visual equipment required should be mentioned during registration using the conference website, you can send an Audio and visual equipment request form shown below before Sunday 30 April 2017.

Audio and visual equipment request form

If you have any special equipment requirements please fill in the form below before Sunday 30 April 2017.