The world gears up for GITEX 2018
GITEX 2018, the 38th edition, is holding October 14 – 18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) with more than 150, 000 trade visitors from over 140 countries expected at the five day global tech expo and conferences.
Since 2013, Nigerian has featured an increasingly strong delegation and Country Pavilion presence led by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to explore cross-nations deals and collaborations.
GITEX is the biggest tech event in Asia, Middle East and Africa – GITEX Technology Week 2018 is a major meeting point for technology industry professionals; governments, innovators, futurists and corporate buyers.
The event consistently offers attendees opportunity to explore and gain new perspectives; explore innovative ideas; expand their networking opportunities through facilitated business meetings, blockbuster showcases and enlightening briefings.
The 2018 edition will feature trends in AI, Blockchain, Smart Homes, Future Transportation and many more.
IT Edge News, for over a decade, been a media partner to GITEX.
Still need a reason to come? We’ll give you 7!
- BILLIONS ON THE LINE!
Gartner reports that the total market value of the MENA tech sector is expected to be worth $168.8 billion by 2020. And why shouldn’t it be, after all the UAE and the rest of the region are leaving no stone unturned to create true future-forward nations.
The world’s first Ministry of AI, Dubai Blockhain Strategy, first Robot Citizen, are just some of the few initiatives that clearly show this is going to be the centre-stage of innovation.
- BUSY ON BUSINESS
Over 38 years, GITEX has become the leading tech sourcing and networking platform – last year over 100,000 visitors arrived from 140 countries and over 6,200 meetings took place between buyers and exhibitors across 5 days – almost 124 meetings every hour!
And the best part – 80% of exhibitors secured more than 2 deals!
- SAY HELLO BEFORE YOU MEET
With our new portal, you can connect with all the right buyers from all round the world, even before the event. So you can plan your meetings in advance and of course, start clocking in the ROI from the moment you register.
- SPACE FOR NEW
If you’ve anything to do with Artificial Intelligence, Smart Homes, Smart Workplace, Future Transportation and Blockchain, congrats! You’ve not only got the breakthrough tech people are talking about but also dedicated exhibiting zones at GITEX.
- BLAZE ON!
New GITEX Trailblazer Awards launched to reward early tech adopters – yes, your buyers are in for some recognition. Cheer them on or see which early adopter could be your next hot prospect.
- HIT IT OFF WITH STARTUPS
Co-hosted alongside, GITEX Future Stars is the region’s biggest startup gig featuring over 700 exhibitors from 75 countries. Great place to scope out the hottest new innovations and mingle with the game-changers.
- BE SEEN WORLDWIDE
With over 1000+ global media companies covering the event – this is your opportunity to be spotlighted across the globe.