The event organiser's optimism comes as the local IT market continues to go from strength to strength, the latest forecast by
DWTC also stated that GITEX Technology Week's reputation for shaping the Middle East Africa and
Now firmly established as MEASA's top ICT event - and one of the most influential in the world - GITEX Technology Week attracted 139,000 ICT professionals from 144 countries last year. 80 ?? ????? of world's leading ICT brands were present.
The 2012 show's 'Where Technology Means Business' tagline proved apt, with 61 ?? ????? of C-Level Executive visitors boasting procurement budgets of over
With 95 ?? ????? of exhibitors planning to return this year, and a host of newcomers from across the world already signed up, Trixee Loh, Senior Vice President at
This year, we have done everything we can to give GITEX Technology Week a new edge and relevance. Among other things, we're ramping up our international reach, introducing incisive, trend-dissecting features like the
This year, all GITEX Technology Week conferences will feature opening keynotes to enhance c-level discussions and offer a forum for a dedicated c-level agenda. A new exposure-enhancing and knowledge-sharing platform set to make an impression are the free to attend
Another new addition is the gsmExchange TradeZone, the world's largest online trading platform for the Mobile Phone Distribution industry. gsmExchange will host 28 co-exhibitors from all over the world, who are recognised as leading distributors in their regions. The area will also host some of the largest national distributors to facilitate local businesses looking to expand their network with a diverse range of suppliers or buyers. It will provide a focal point for distribution professionals to network and business develop in an exclusive trading environment.
Great anticipation is also mounting for GITEX Technology Week's co-located GSMA Mobile 360 Series, a new regional conference series for executives in the mobile industry, as well as key regulatory and government representatives. The new thought-leadership conferences, which are coming to the
GITEX Technology Week is also set to up the competitive ante this year with a series of awards to recognise innovation in the industry. The Cloud Awards will celebrate excellence and recognise cloud computing's contribution to the business community, while the GITEX Hot Stuff Awards is set to be the largest consumer electronics gadget event in the region. Entries for the latter will be pared down to a field of ten that will compete for what is set to be coveted title, as voted for by a panel of expert judges and the general public.
Adding to the constructive competitive spirit is the
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