Growth Velocity Academy’s Bootcamps will offer Bahrainis invaluable skills and hands-on training to meet the rising demand for digital marketing.
Supported by the Bahrain Economic Development Board (Bahrain EDB), leading digital marketing academy, Growth Velocity Academy announced moving its headquarters to the Kingdom of 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 unique hands-on experience taught by industry-leading marketing professionals to provide world-class training for Bahrainis. The Academy’s programs focus on delivering cutting-edge 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.
Commenting on this announcement, Munther Almudawi, Executive Director – Business Development at Bahrain EDB said: “We are excited to see Growth Velocity Academy moving to Bahrain and launching its training programs to upskill digital Bahraini talent. 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.”
Howard Kingston, co-founder of Growth Velocity Academy expressed his enthusiasm about opening the courses to empower Bahraini talent, stressing the importance of Digital Marketing in today’s world. He 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.” He added, “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 fulfill our vision.”
As part of the National Economic Recovery Plan, Bahrain launched a Telecommunications, ICT, and Digital Economy Sector Strategy (from the years 2022 until 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. Interested people can apply to join Growth Velocity Academy’s Digital Marketing Program by visiting: https://growthvelocity.academy/gva-bahrain