GITEX Technology Week 2014
Event Location: Dubai World Trade Centre
Event Sector: Exhibition, Conference
Time period: 12th to 16th October 2014
Launched in 1981, GITEX is the ICT Business Gateway to MENA and South Asia region. Over the years, GITEX has managed to maintain its position as the trend setting authority in the industry. It is an annual international trading hub for global technology sector.
Some new features included in GITEX 2014 are that the content hub has been expanded further this year with live blogging, social media interactions, real-time news etc., moving into central concourse location to tap into conversations and harvest trends from GITEX participants.
Also, this year there will be a full gala Dinner Awards Ceremony expanded from its successful launch in 2013. The GITEX Hot Stuff Awards will see the best gadgets battle out for the crowned GITEX Championship.
There will be high impact value briefing sessions, closed door sessions, all exclusively available to senior executives on a pre-qualified basis on sectors like Oil & Gas, Healthcare, Government, Education, Banking and Finance. The social plaza is another new addition this year, to catch some entertainment. The Connexions Lounge has also been expanded for 2014, wherein you get to meet face to face with key decision makers and buyers from across the MENA and SA region.
GITEX TV has been expanded this year with a 53 screen network across the fairground, apart from coverage through the GITEX Live Blog. GITEX TV is the principal broadcast medium at the show. GITEX TV features breaking show news, live twitter feeds, edited highlights of the sights and sounds of each day and innovations from the exhibition floor.
The Smartcities Solutions 2014, featuring real life and current smart city solutions across government to citizen services can be experienced with latest technologies from the best brands. You get to feel and experience the Smart City journery across the six main pillars of Dubai’s Smart Cities Strategy, namely Smart Economy, Smart Environment, Smart Governance, Smart Life, Smart Society and Smart Mobility.
More than 142000 ICT professionals are expected from more than 150 countries into this year’s GITEX Technology Week, out of which majority would be from the IT industry, and the rest from mobile and network industry, oil and gas, public sector, wholesale and retail, advertising and media, banking and finance, consultancy services, education and training and healthcare.
The trade visitors usually participate in GITEX to source products, place orders, meet buyers and suppliers, gather market information, to update technology, evaluate for future preparation and attend conference.
The various sectors that GITEX opens up helps new companies to participate in identified trends and offer visitors the opportunity to engage, learn and implement the advances in the sector. GITEX is also the longest running annual conference in Dubai, with more than 32 years of experience. As Dubai is the regional technology hub, GITEX Technology Week is a vital event for local, regional and global technology companies in the region and beyond.
For more details on the event visit www.gitex.com.
12th October – 13:00 – 19:00
13th, 14th, 15th October – 11:00 – 19:00
16th October – 11:00 – 17:00
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