/about Benchmark

On January 17, 2015 yourAOK Creatives Network is organizing its’ second annual Design Entrepreneurship Forum. Benchmark 2015 aims to introduce its’ audience to the latest and best business minds and designers from different regions around the world. Their success stories will help bridge the gap between design and business and will inspire young startups to turn their passion into a profession.

target audience

Design practicing individuals
Business professionals with thriving or startup businesses
High net-worth individuals with an interest in design
Local, regional and international creative professionals, art organisations, cultural institutions
Everyone with a creative talent interested in starting their business

Set your Benchmark

benchmark aims to inspire, motivate and support creative designers and innovative minds to translate their ideas into viable products in a marketplace.



/Abdullah Al-Shalabi
Fishfishme/Online Business
/Roland Daher
Wamda/Startup Advisory
/Dr.Rami Daher
/Andreas Derrer
/Bashar Al-Salem
/Razan Al-Azzouni
/Fashion Design
/Zein Ghanma
/Public Speaking
/Shirin Ehya
/Interior & Furniture Design
Haya Awad
Fashion & Graphic Design
Cyril Zammit
Design Days Dubai - Fair Director
Maitha Al-Suwaidi
/Dubai Design District
/mona almukhaizeem
Sirdab Lab / Startup Advisory