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Show Spotlight - Gitex Technology Week

Updated: Aug 6, 2019

Show: Gitex Technology Week

Date: 06-10 Oct 2019 (currently held annually)

Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre

The Gitex Technology Week has become one of the world’s largest technology events, full of the leading names in innovation and business.

With over 100,000 visitors, Gitex is a huge opportunity to build relationships with key industry contracts, and an estimated $179 Million of business was secured at the event in 2018.

Hosted at the world famous Dubai World Trade Centre, Gitex Technology Week encompasses 26 different sectors including: AI, Blockchain, VR, Robotics, Smart Home/Workplace, Cyber Security, Future Mobility, Big Data, 5G and much more.

The Dubai WTC is an impressive complex with a striking design

Who exhibits?

The exhibitor list for Gitex is a who’s who of the world’s technological innovators. Over 4,800 exhibitors will be in attendance and notable participants include: Sophos, Huawei, Cisco Systems, Siemens and a number of Dubai Public Authorities.

Start-ups and smaller companies also see a lot of benefit from the show given that it is an ideal platform for product launches, meeting new buyers and building relationships with key industry professionals.

Our sister company - Tradefair – is proud to be the official DWTC UK agent for Gitex and organises a UK Pavilion at the event. For UK companies interested in showcasing their services at Gitex, the pavilion presents a cost effective solution to make a big impact. Eligible UK exhibitors may also receive a grant of £2,500 from the UK Department of International Trade for participating.

If you’re interested in exhibiting on the UK pavilion, contact the team at Tradefair today.

How to exhibit

Applying to exhibit at the Gitex Technology week can be done through the organisers website

A survey of previous exhibitors showed that 98% of them consider the show as their ideal marketing strategy for the year.

Exhibition Stands

Gitex sees a lot of high quality exhibition stands with plenty of room to show of the latest technology on modern platforms. Don’t be surprised to see a few robots walking around either!

Creative Global have worked at Gitex and the World Trade Centre for a number of years and have the key contacts required to deliver an outstanding stand in Dubai.

If you’re planning on exhibiting at the show, we would be happy to discuss how our team can give you the ideal stand to present your business and products.

Getting there

Metro – Dubai’s red line metro has a dedicated ‘World Trade Centre Station’ and connections to Dubai International Airport and stops throughout the city, including major malls and hotel districts.

Taxis – Taxis in Dubai are run by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority and offer a convenient way to travel to the WTC


Dubai World Trade Centre

Sheikh Zayed Road



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