Manama, Nov. 24 (BNA): Supported by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), leading digital marketing academy, Growth Velocity Academy announced moving its headquarters to Bahrain to accelerate growth and tap into the MENA region’s growing markets.
Growth Velocity Academy will start operations by launching its Digital Marketing Accelerator Bootcamps, which offer a hands-on experience taught by industry-leading marketing professionals to provide world-class training for Bahrainis. The Academy's programs focus on delivering practical skills & a growth mindset to all trainees, enabling marketers and entrepreneurs to gain confidence using various tools and frameworks to target and acquire customers online.
"We are excited to see Growth Velocity Academy moving to Bahrain and launching its training programs to upskill digital Bahraini talent," Executive Director – Business Development at Bahrain EDB Munther Almudawi.
"This is in line with the pillars under the country's Economic Recovery Plan, which aims to train 10,000 Bahrainis annually until 2024 to create promising job opportunities and ensure Bahrainis are the first choice for employers."
Co-founder of Growth Velocity Academy Howard Kingston said: "The world has changed. Right now, more than ever, we need the right strategies, the connection with the audience and the motivation to get ahead of the curve. The pandemic has forced every business to market online, creating the biggest new opportunity for Digital Marketers and Digital Businesses in the past decade."
"it's only the people who know how to market a business digitally that won't get left behind. We're excited to continue to serve the MENA market and we felt that headquartering the business in Bahrain is the perfect launchpad for us to fulfil our vision."
As part of the National Economic Recovery Plan, Bahrain launched a Telecommunications, ICT, and Digital Economy Sector Strategy (from 2022 to 2026) which aims to establish a world-class Bahraini digital infrastructure, develop cybersecurity standards, attract big-tech companies to the Kingdom, and make Bahrain a regional digital innovation hub.
Applications to the Growth Velocity Academy's Digital Marketing Program are available on "https://growthvelocity.academy/gva-bahrain"