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Are you ready for E-commerce?

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Venue16 The Key Hotel , Beirut, Lebanon


The Key Hotel

The key hotel, Corniche du Fleuve
Beirut, Lebanon


On your Way from the Adlieh Roundabout towards Jisr el Wati, the first road on your right after the "institute of finance" or "syndicate of pharmacist" Building. Parkings are available: In the hotel, in a parking lot next to hotel and on the parameters.
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Are you an SME? Do you have an e-commerce? Do you know what it takes to have one? Check out our upcoming Business Power Session "are you ready for E-Commerce?" with Marylin Zakhour, senior Vice president & partner at Keeward, on April 1 at 9AM at THE KEY Hotel, Adlieh, and find out everything you need to know about e-commerce.

The session will cover:

Key highlights

  • Know Your Customer: An Overview of The Local and Regional E-Commerce & Digital Markets
  • Are SMEs Ready for E-commerce
  • Pure players Vs. Own E-commerce Vs. Online Distribution
  • What It Takes to Run Your Own E-Commerce: Teams, Funds, Markets

Marilyn Zakhour – Executive Brief

Marilyn Zakhour is senior Vice president & partner at Keeward. After completing a degree in architecture at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts (ALBA), Marilyn joined Keeward in 2009 where she discovered a passion for the web and the various areas of expertise needed to work in the digital world. At Keeward, she manages a team of 60 people with a broad cross-section of roles, from project managers to consultants, and developers to communicators. She has been instrumental in developing methodologies specific to the project management of digital projects. Her expertise lies in user experience design, the development and growth of startups and SMEs, and online marketing. Since 2013, Marilyn has taught Masters classes in Web Science and Digital Economy at the Faculty of Economics (USJ) within the framework of targeted seminars, as well as Digital Marketing at ESA. In her spare time she writes a blog focusing on food culture, and attends INSEAD where she is completing and executive MBA.


Keeward is an innovative digital production company working across continents, cultures and languages. We interact closely with established brands, startups and creatives through our teams in Beirut, Brussels, Paris, Montreal, New York and London. Our work covers a wide range of areas and expertise: from design & development to social media & content creation.

This makes us the ideal partners for startups & innovators and for technology and media projects more generally. We are able to provide creative, strategic and technical development of screen-based products and services while supporting the successful development of entrepreneurial businesses.

PS: Don't forget your business cards


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BLC Bank is focused on its vision of becoming a Bank of reference and is actively involved in financing economic sectors which have a lasting effect on national growth and sustainable development. Thus, the Bank is committed to SMEs, Women, Green Initiatives and innovative technology.

Within its commitment to SMEs, BLC Bank launched the SME Business Solutions, a program that provides tools, resources and opportunities for SMEs to develop. In this scope, BLC Bank created the “SME Academy” and launched the

Within this context, BLC Bank honors entrepreneurs who have achieved significant success in the region through the Brilliant Lebanese Awards, for the 3rd consecutive year in 2014.

Moreover, BLC Bank reaffirmed its position as a leader in the women’s segment through the We Initiative ( which offers financial and non-financial services, ranging from learning and development to market exposure, networking & mentoring.

As a responsible corporate citizen, BLC Bank is dedicated to its employees, clients, community and the environment through a broad CSR “Boomerang” program.

Finally, as a pioneer in innovation, BLC Bank launched HEY! a revolutionary mobile payment solution. Designed with both the merchant and the user in mind, HEY! is the fastest, simplest, safest and most cost-effective way to pay, get paid and transfer money.

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