GITEX Technology Week

Date: October 08-12, 2017
Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Target Audience: All companies in the ICT sector
Sector: Information and Communications Technologies

GITEX Technology Week is an information and communications technology trade event covering the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia. GITEX receives annually over 140,000 visitors from over 150 countries and more than 3,700 companies. It delivers more than 25,000 C-level executives from various industries across the world. As part of this five-day event, over 120 renowned ICT experts will discuss critical topics and the latest developments at the GITEX Conferences.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet academic or research entities
  • Meet innovation collaborators or industrial R&D partners
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Meet key regulatory bodies
  • Participate in networking events
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive mentoring and coaching
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Networking event
  • Pavilion/exhibit

Trade Commissioner, Daniele Haddad, who covers the ICT sector for the United Arab Emirates, will be present to facilitate introductions to local and international contacts for interested Canadian firms. Export Development Canada will also support the Canadian presence.

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