The Payoneer Forum came back to Islamabad and brought together local freelancers, sellers, professionals, entrepreneurs and guest speakers to discuss several topics related to Pakistan and global business trends.
Organizer of The Payoneer Forum – Islamabad, Pakistan.
The main organizer of event is Mr. Arif Malik the Brand Ambassador of Payoneer in Pakistan, Freelancing Mentor and Motivational Speaker
Payoneer empowers global commerce by connecting businesses, professionals, countries and currencies with its innovative cross-border payments platform. In today’s borderless digital world, Payoneer enables millions of businesses and professionals from more than 200 countries to reach new audiences by facilitating seamless, cross-border payments. Additionally, thousands of leading corporations including Google, Airbnb, Upwork and Getty Images rely on Payoneer’s mass payout services.
With Payoneer’s fast, flexible, secure and low-cost solutions, businesses and professionals in both developed and emerging markets can now pay and get paid globally as easily as they do locally.
This event has honored to have Ali Khurshid Ahmed, he is Business development lead for Pakistan at Facebook taking about taking your business to the world with Facebook. He described some new features of Facebook for branding business and monetization aspects. He is working on to bring full earning features of Facebook into Pakistan, which are currently not available in Pakistan. He briefed that how people in Pakistan benefited with Instant Articles and Facebook Audience Network. He introduced some new features like Facebook Live Feature Monetization, to the participants which attracted the most. He declared that Facebook is the best and economical medium for advertising.
After Ali, the next speaker was Mr. Saad Hamid who is renowned name in Pakistan in digital field. He has long success timeline with national and International level projects and participations. In Pakistan He almost connected with every new digital project not only private sector but also a valuable part of most Government Projects across Pakistan.
Mr. Saad, firstly motivated the youth and appreciated their participation in event. He told that how payoneer helped the journey of Pakistani Freelancers. He presented the statistics that Pakistan is 4th Top Country in Freelancing across globe. He predicted that, time will not so far when Pakistan will No 1 skill provider to all over the world. He believed in hard work, consistency and passion which can lead the youth to the level of success.
The next is also renowned Gure of Pakistan’s digital pathway Mr. Hisham Sarwer, CEO Infomist Services and founder of BeingGure.
He talked about online earning; this is what he has lot of expertise in it. He also awaken the youth to get up and get start from home, pc, search on net, Google it and find on YouTube and they will find lot of ways to make online earning, if find any difficulty, they all are here to help you out. He told them that freelancing is good thing if you are a beginner but don’t make freelancing a career, move forward if you want to sustain financially, start exploring other online earning opportunities. He gave his own example of his start as freelancing and then jump into blogging era and next is YouTube and digital TV of BeingGuru. He said that don’t stick to one thing for this he quoted the Warren Buffett’s famous advice that, “don’t put all your eggs in one basket”. He further refer the advice of warrant buffet that you must have 7 multiple revenue streams, if any one stream is lacking the other six will support it.
The Next Gun is a very promising youngster Mr. Barkan Saeed CEO Viztec and he is currently holding the position of Chairman P@SHA. The only authentic and register association of software house in Pakistan. He brought new and great energy to P@SHA and leading the projects with full enthusiasm.
His main topic of discussion is growing to the next level. He told his own story that how his freelancing work turned into company and now holding an international level business. He motivated the youth, delivered some valuable steps of success and stated them the importance of social and cultural engagements. Being Chairman P@SHA he described that how his association is working towards better and bright digital future of Pakistan.
Next in Final session from the host and Organizer of Event Mr. Arif Malik Brand Ambassador of Payoneer in Pakistan and CEO Design Guru, talked about role of Payoneer in Pakistan’s Freelancing industry, their achievements and their future projects. He assured his support to all freelancer, digital companies and gurus of industry and promise this chain of events will remain happen in year 2018. In final he Thanks to all amazing Speakers, his hard working team & wonderful 450+ attendees. Thoroughly enjoyed today’s amazing event. With this event he closed his series of events of 2017 and he declared this event a great energy to start a digital and happy new year 2018.