Smashi Announces Official Media Partnership With The First ‘Step Anywhere’ Conference

Augustus Media are continuing their close working relationship with Step Group, by agreeing to become an official media partner with SMASHI for their upcoming online conference, Step Anywhere The inaugural Step Anywhere is an extension of Step Conference and will tackle food, education, health tech, mobility, online content, fintech, last-mile delivery, logistics, climate, policy, and more.

It will take place on the 24th – 26th of August 2020, broadcasting live from In5 Media, Dubai Production City. Speakers will join from around the world, with attendees being apart of immersive online event experience, with all the hallmarks of the popular Step Conference events.

With speakers such as the following confirmed, it promises to be an informative event:

  • Micheal Dermer, The Lonely Entrepreneur
  • Zubin Mowlavi, President of VaynerCommerce
  • Ross Veitch, Co-founder, Wego
  • Christine Tsai, CEO, 500 Startups
  • Courtney Powell, COO, 500 Startups
  • Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky, CEO, Global Thermostat
  • Ron Simpson, co-Founder, The Avocado Show
  • Dr. Jonathan Reichental, CEO Human Future

The event will include:

  • An online main stage and the featured tracks: Digital, X, Money, Start, Wellness
  • Online Workshops and Breakout Sessions
  • Startup Programming including the flagship Pitch Competition, Mentor’s Corner, Investor Meetings will be taking place online
  • Startup Showcase & Company Exhibition: attendees, brands, and companies will be able to engage through virtual booths
  • Curated networking opportunities through 1-on-1 connections and satellite events
  • Entertainment and a featured online stage for music

More details available here. 

Previously, Augustus Media partnered with Step Group with Lovin Dubai as a media partner for Step Conference in 2018, Lovin Saudi as a media partner at Step Riyadh in 2019, and SMASHI for Step Conference in Dubai in both 2019 and 2020.


SMASHI is a business news network streaming live from the heart of the Arab world, covering the most innovative products, services and technologies changing our lives. SMASHI is a mindset; it’s for the driven, the dreamers and the doers.

About Augustus

Augustus is a Middle Eastern digital media company based in Dubai and Riyadh and has been designed to adapt and evolve to this perpetually changing media environment.

About Step Group

STEP Group is a leading digital and new media company in the Middle East with a house of modern news and entertainment brands. STEP Group’s platforms serve content and experiences to a dynamic and young Arab audience across its websites, digital video platforms, and events.

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