Represented by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), Egypt will take part in the 36th GITEX Technology Week that will take place on October 16-20 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
The event will discuss the latest trends, showcasing products and innovations from across the world. This year, GITEX is bringing together the most innovative, exciting and ambitious tech start-ups to share their world changing ideas with an audience of hand-picked international investors.
With IT spending in the Middle East projected to reach $212.9 billion in 2016—a 3.7 percent increase from 2015, GITEX Technology Week as the largest regional IT exhibition will play a more significant role in 2016 than ever before.
GITEX 2016 has launched the most global startup movement with over 400 entrepreneurs, 250 investors and mentors from over 52 countries.
Participating startups will showcase their concepts, engage in mentor sessions, pitch to win $130,000 and learn at the conference sessions by startup heroes.
The event provides participants with opportunities for staying ahead of the latest innovations from across the world of technology. It helps them create vital connections with fellow industry experts, influencers, and senior decision makers to start laying the foundations of the future. The event also aims to discover the innovations most relevant to the industry. It offers a series of expert presentations and product demonstrations powering next step in industry transformation.
Participants will join forces with a community of world leading industry experts, Research and Development (R&D) centres and innovation hubs.
ITIDA is to sponsor the Egyptian pavilion, assist companies to promote their services in a preferable manner and provide larger space for them to hold their meetings. Partners will have the ability to present their demos and showcase their latest services through the different partnership packages which are being offered for the first time this year and match all the needs of the different companies. This year, ITIDA will introduce Egyptian tech startups to the world.
Egypt has always been keen to participate in GITEX, offering a unique opportunity to the country and Egyptian companies to showcase their newest solutions and technologies and penetrate one of the world’s fastest growing regions. It has enabled new companies to take part in identified trends as well as giving visitors the opportunity to engage, learn, and implement the advances of the industry.
Launched in 1981, GITEX is the ICT business gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia Region. GITEX continually identifies the hottest global IT trends and incubates these into the event either as new sectors or conference programs. It is the foremost technology exposition in the Middle East, drawing over 146,000 ICT professionals from more than 144 countries. With Over 4200 ICT companies from 130 countries and 80% of the top ICT brands in the world, GITEX Dubai is considered one of the top three ICT events worldwide.