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GITEX 2018 overview For 38 years, the most renowned names in technology have come alive at GITEX Technology Week. In 2018, GITEX demonstrated its powerful global reach, connecting businesses and innovators from around the world during one week. Alongside showcasing the global technology and innovation that are converging sectors and industries 365 days a year.

A global platform advancing business and innovation, especially if you are talking about technology within the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

#1

1

18

TECH EVENT in Asia, Middle East & Africa

OF THE WORLD’S

TECHNOLOGY shows in ONE

GITEX and startup events have offered unrivalled networking and partnership building opportunities with the developers of life-changing digital technology, serving a regional IT market projected to be worth 155 billion dollars.

GITEX FUTURE STARS

fastest-growing tech hubs - Dubai

MENA’s largest & most global startup event co-hosted at GITEX

38TH EDITION

4.8K / 97

+

Exhibitors

Countries

+

14- 18 OCT 2018

100K / 140 Visitors

+

Countries

+

95K SQM


Event highlights HP debuts their new vision of computing in the Middle East, Memory Driven Computing that’s 10,000 times faster than current IT architectures

Huawei hosted the 3rd edition of Middle East Huawei Innovation Day

LG stuns the world with world’s first transparent OLED and paper-thin wallpaper OLED

Etisalat unveils its autonomous flying car at GITEX


Event highlights

RTA launches region's first autonomous taxi at GITEX

Panasonic showcases futuristic Autonomous Living Space Cabin at GITEX

Smart Dubai unveils the new Digital UAE Pass, Smart Employee & more innovations

Emaratech featured Smart Corridors allowing airport travellers to exit without stopping at immigration or police check

Microsoft spotlights its Modern Workplace, Cybersecurity & Cloud innovations

Dubai Police & Dubai World Trade Centre announced it will host the Innovation & AI Awards in 2019


Event highlights STC showcased their new lineup of telecom innovations, including KSA’s first in-flight internet service HYPERVSN # showcased jaw-dropping floating holographic solutions du wowed with tech thrills and Bollywood entertainment with the Taj Express DigiRobotics got their robot squad to play basketball, serve coffee & more

GITEX launched Ai Everything - the year‘s most anticipated and empowering AI Summit for governments, businesses, social enterprises and the creative economy.

SAP, Oracle, Toshiba, CISCO, Avaya, DarkMatter, Accenture, Intel brought frontier pushing tech experiences

By far the most important CIT show in the entire region.

                                                                                      SOHAIL ELABD General Manager

For the first time, GITEX introduced complimentary Guided Tours that gave visitors a curated whirlwind experience of the show that featured breathtaking tech from around the world.


GITEX Conferences

I’m very impressed by the scale of the event, the diversity of the exhibitions, quality of the talks. It’s really great to be in Dubai and I’m so honored to be able to be a part of it. CASSIE KOZYRKOV

Chief Decision Scientist GOOGLE

478

285

SUPER-STAR SPEAKERS

12

HOURS OF CONTENT

ILLUMINATING CONFERENCES

1

POWERPACKED WEEK

YOUR 5-DAY JOURNEY

1 4 TH S U N THE GITEX KEYNOTES

1 5 TH M O N

1 6 TH T U E

1 7 TH W E D

1 8 TH T H U

RETAIL

ENERGY

FUTURE MOBILITY

EDUCATION

HUAWEI INNOVATION DAY

SMART CITIES DAY 2

DIGITAL MARKETING

HEALTHCARE

FINANCE

AFRICAN INVESTMENT FORUM

SMART CITIES DAY 1


GITEX Conferences

Power Panel AI & Decision Making Cassie Kozyrkov, Chief Decision Scientist, Google Igor Perisic, Chief Data Officer, LinkedIn Dr. Wanli Min, Chief Machine Intelligence Scientist, Alibaba Group Ali Dalloul, General Manager, Strategy & Commercialization, Microsoft


GITEX Conferences

Paul Misener Vice President for Global Innovation Policy & Communications

SIR TIM BERNERS-LEE

CASSIE KOZYRKOV

PHIL DAVIS

Inventor World Wide Web

Chief Decision Scientist

President of Hybrid IT & Chief Sales Officer

Founder of the World Wide Web is set to re-invent the Internet with his announcement on the “Inrupt” startup. He upended his big play for Facebook and Google at GITEX.

The force behind bringing the practice of Decision Intelligence to Google and personally trained over 15,000 Googlers in machine learning, statistics, and data-driven decision-making

Accelerating digital transformation, HP's Senior global lead discussed the pillars of technology, people & economics for rapid evolution and their powerful global & local use-cases – from Tottenham Hotspur Football Club to Dubai Police.

Wanli Min Chief Machine Intelligence Scientist

Dr. Zhexuan Song Chief Strategy Officer

Brian McBride Chairman

Neal Cross CIO


GITEX FUTURE STARS EXCLUSIVE INVESTOR SUMMIT GITEX Future Stars launched GITEX Global Investors Summit (G2i) – an exclusive, invite-only meeting for leading regional and global venture funds and LPs alongside family offices, institutional and private investors.

14-15

OCT 2018

SIR TIM BERNERS-LEE Scientist and Academic Inventor of the

World Wide Web

KAMRAN ELAHIAN Founder & Chairman Global Innovation Catalyst

VANI KOLA Founder & Managing Director Kalaari Capital

ANTHONY HERMAN Venture Fund Lead Amazon

LOGAN ALLIN General Partner FinVenture Capital

HEATHER HENYON General Partner Mindshift Capital

DANY FARHA CEO & Managing Parner BECO Capital

TAREK FAHIM Managing Partner Endure Capital

EESWARAN NAVARATNAM Co-Founder & Partner 01 Ventures

ISSA AGHABI Investment Officer Venture Capital IFC - World Bank Group

ALEX PITT Co-Founder Mustard Seed Impact

BARKHA GVALANI Principal GV


Key exhibitors

GLOBAL SMART CITIES

• Smart Dubai • Abu Dhabi Government • Sharjah Government • UAE Federal Government • DEWA • Dubai Police • RTA • Ministry of Interior – KSA • Ministry of Finance – KSA • Emaratech

• Kaspersky • Sophos • Fortine • Comscope • Exclusive Networks • FireEye • Malwarebytes • Trend Micro • Mimecast • Tenable • Palo Alto

NETWORKING & SECURIT Y

PRINTING & BIZ SOLUTIONS

• Canon • Brother • Panasonic • Fujitsu • Epson • Posiflex • Bitel


Key exhibitors Mindware • Al Jammaz Logicom • Almoe Starlink • FVC • Bulwark Scope ME • Redington

VAD’S

SMART WORKPLACE

Barco • Vestel Christie Digital • Avientek HYPERVSN • Sennheiser • Hitachi

Geekbuy • Oskarphone • Anker • Exertis • Meetion

MOBILE ACCESSORIES

ROBOTICS

Amro Kamel • GIS International • Ubtech • Soft Bank Robotics • YAS digital • Datwyles • Puppy • Boya • Robosea


Key exhibitors

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

• Huawei • Microsoft • HP • Alibaba • Google • Amazon • Cisco • INTDV • Sparkcognition • Codahead • Broadnet • I2s SA • Impiger Technologies • Allied Telesis • Tahaluf • Boya • Fujitsu

• Crypto Future • Consensys • Infinity • Block Gemini • Finesse • Codahead • Microsoft

BLOCKCHAIN

AR/VR

• Disco VR • AR Design Sp Zoo • HTC-DIC • Axium • HYPERVSN • VRMADA


Key exhibitors • Software AG • Sigfox • Schneider Electric • IBM • Microsoft • DELL • Huawei • Google • CISCO • Amazon • Intel • Oracle • Qualcomm

IOT

TELECOM & MOBILITY

• Etisalat • Du • STC • Zain • Korea Telecom • Avaya • Huawei • NEC • BlackBerry • Cisco • Gurtam • Intracom • Linksys • Infinite Wireless • Datwyler • D-Link

• HPE • Huawei • SAP • Microsoft • Oracle • Dell EM • Amazon • Alibaba • Commvault • Tally Solution • Pure Storage • Juniper networks • Nutanix • Lenovo Data Centers • Laserfiche • F5 Networks • Palo Alto • Logitech

CLOUD & B I G D ATA


GITEX is one-stop single hub for all the IT business decision makers in the region.

Visitor profile & opportunity

SAM TAYAN

Managing Director SAGE

100K+

140+

VISITORS

COUNTRIES

4

OUT OF

10

INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

VISITOR PROFILE AT GITEX

22% C-Level/VP/Board Director

21% Director/Head of Department

28% Senior Manager

9% Manager

20% Others


Visitor profile & opportunity Sectors of Interest Product of Interest - GTW

General Visitor

Product of Interest - GTW

General Visitor

Internet of Things (IoT)

35.6%

Telecommunications

24.6%

Cloud Services

34.0%

Infrastructure Network & Security

24.8%

Artificial Intelligence

30.3%

Software & Computers

23.6%

Big Data

28.8%

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

25.1%

Blockchain

24.1%

Data Centers

22.2%

Mobility Solutions

27.6%

Marketing Digital & Social Media Tech

19.3%

Software for Enterprises

28.2%

Smart Home/Workplace

18.0%

Software for Mobile & Applications

26.7%

3D Printing

17.4%

Smart Cities/eGovernment

25.5%

Education Tech

16.1%


Visitor profile & opportunity International visitors grows 5% year on year US sees 42% growth in visitors

Saudi Arabia sees 16% growth in visitors UK sees 23% growth in visitors

TOP VISITING COUNTRIES

Biggest growth sectors

Agritech

Automotive

Construction

Education

Fintech

Healthcare

Brazil • China • Finland • France • Germany • India Italy • Japan • Kenya • New Zealand • Norway Portugal • Russia • Saudi Arabia • Singapore South Africa • Spain • Turkey • UK • USA


Visitor profile & opportunity

91

94.5

%

%

rated the show as excellent or good

71.4

%

satisfied with the networking opportunities

will be attending next year

91

%

satisfied with the wide selection spectrum of exhibitors

91.3

%

recommend GITEX to friends & colleagues

93.7

%

found GITEX to be a key business event

You can feel the energy, innovation level here, spirit of innovation. Not only in the region, but fully right here in Dubai, in GITEX. PAUL MISENER

VP Global Innovation Policy and Communication AMAZON


Rich content & networking

Global Source

Easy-to-use online portal enabling buyers with live projects to find the right vendor

Gitex Majlis Lounge

Exclusive programme for the industry’s top C-level executives

ConneXions Lounge

All participants in GITEX have the opportunity to hold closed door meetings in the Connexions Elite Lounge.

Ministry Connect

Exclusive meetings and connections with country delegations from around the world

Gitex TechTalks

Free-to-attend insights on the latest cuttingedge advancements. Topics from GITEX 2018 included: AI, blockchain, building smart & secure financial networks, and much more

Executive Briefings

‘Invite only’ briefing sessions attracting key executives from key industry verticals. Hosted by world leaders - ConsenSys, DarkMatter, Enterprise Ireland, F5, Google, SAP, Microstrategy, Wipro, Oracle & VMWare

GITEX is the main platform to demonstrate our latest solutions and to interact with customers; both from private and public sector.                                                                                        A H M E D A L-FA I F I SVP & MD SAP

Xlabs

Free-to-attend live discussions and demos of the latest in tech. Hear from some of the most innovative solution providers on topics including cybersecurity, AI, Immersive Tech and more


GITEX Future Stars

Global and Regional Startups

750+

All speaking one language

75+

Looking to change the game

18

Startup Debuts in Dubai

Countries

From all over the globe

Where decision makers come

To get ahead of their competition

countries

of visitor attendees were Director level and above

were End User / Buyers

140+

50%

Sectors

46%14 - 18

14 - 17

DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

OCT 2018

A perfect blend of investors, startups and entrepreneurs’ dreams, all gathered under one roof. Waseem Nawaz Business Director, VIVA - Kuwait Telecom

OCT 2018

Believe the - it’s real.


Media & Marketing

GITEX is the gathering of global organizations looking into new innovations, new technologies collectively.y.                                                                            STEPHEN CHIA Council Member & Regional Head NEM FOUNDATION

28M

5.6M

120K

789K

Impressions

Impressions

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FACEBOOK

TRADITIONAL MEDIA

TWITTER

INSTAGRAM

DIGITAL MEDIA Display Media

4.2M

450K

93

Reach via Newspaper Ads

Reach via Radio

Magazine Ads

LINKEDIN

13M+ Impressions

700K+

Unique website visitors

5.5M+ Video views


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