Global Industry Gears Up For GITEX 2021

TECH DIGEST – One of the globe’s most influential tech shows, GITEX is holding from 17–21 October, 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

This year’s event anchors round post pandemic recovery worldwide will be showcasing the latest in AI, 5G, Cloud, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Quantum Computing, Immersive Marketing and Fintech.

Already signed up to exhibit are the world’s largest and most innovative companies. They include Cisco, Dell, du, Etisalat, HPE, Huawei, Kaspersky, NEOM, Schneider Electric, and TeamViewer

Others are Accenture, Ant Group, AstraZeneca, Facebook, Google, IBM, Intel, Mastercard, Nvidia, and Nestle, among several other big players.

In the last 41 years, GITEX has become the largest government presence of any tech show. It is “where world-redefining public-private partnerships take shape. The only event to engage with over 200 government entities in pursuit of a tech-prevalent future.”

2021 is launch of GITEX Global Visions for Middle East and Africa
Also holding for the first time is the GITEX Global Visions. The first ever event programme enabling the tech visions of Middle East and Africa.

The GITEX Global Visions is to unveiled to mark the UAE’s Golden Jubilee – it will serve to mobilize the inspiring tech visions, initiatives and collaborations of government leaderships across the Middle East and African continent.

Since 2013, Nigeria has featured prominently in GITEX leveraging the event as its reach-out platform in the global tech ecosystem. Africa’s most populous nation was the GITEX 2014 Official Country Partner.

“Our GITEX GLOBAL Visions programme will drive and expand on the emergence of fiercely innovative economies across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Africa,” says organisers at the DWTC.

“A marquee innovation stage where the most advanced leaders will share their visions about the digital transformation of their country, significant tech trends, and what’s keeping the most future-ready, digitally-empowered government leaderships ahead.

“An inspiring narrative of tech accomplishments, collaborations and initiatives that will redefine the region and beyond – place your brand among these landmark tech achievements.”