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Technology changes the world daily—is your information and communication technology business in the global mix? Keep your company growing by devising or expanding your international export strategy. From Brazil to China, from Korea to Europe, the opportunities for your information and communication technology products and services are almost endless.

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) Information and Communication Technology Team provides international market research, business leads, and promotional events tailored to information and communication technology companies. Our programs support U.S. product and service exports related to:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Communication Technology
  • Internet Technology

The ITA Information and Communication Technology team is here to help you:

  • Promote your products and services worldwide
  • Identify and evaluate international partners
  • Navigate international documentation regulations
  • Successfully bid on foreign government contracts
  • Tap into export financing through our partners at the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Export-Import Bank

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Detailed Event Information For GITEX Technology Week 2012 Detailed Event Information For GITEX Technology Week 2012
GITEX Technology Week 2012 -- Audio/Visual Eq., Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Computer Services, Information Services, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Telecommunications Services
Location/Date: Dubai, United Arab Emirates 10/14/2012 - 10/18/2012
Event Summary:
Dubai World Trade Centre is interested in facilitating trade between the US and the Middle East, Africa and Indian Subcontinent through the region's largest and most specialized ICT platform – GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2012 set from October 14-18. Here are a few reasons why USA should be considering a larger participation at GITEX 2012: -Out of the 30 Government bodies present in 2011, the 7 NEW ones included: Bangladesh, Morocco, Pakistan (x2), Spain, Lebanon, and Kazakhstan; -Over 18,000 C-level Executives participated in 2011 alone, and on average, business worth US$ 1.2 million was secured per order; -Over 9,500 GITEX attendees had a budget authority of over US$ 5 million; -Over 138,000 trade attendees from 144 countries visited GITEX 2011; -Over 3,500 companies from 77 countries participated at GITEX 2011; -1,350 delegates attended GITEX Conferences of which 69% were C-level & 53% were international delegates; -55% of all exhibiting companies placed orders at GITEX 2011; -12 specialised industry focused sectors, each with its targeted marketing campaign. These sectors include: Card Technology Cloud Computing Consumer Technology Digital Marketing Government Gulfcomms Hardware, Printing Solutions & Office Automation Network & Security Professional A/V solutions Mobile, Apps & Content SME Innovation Zone Software Solutions Listed below are some of the other key drivers why each year GITEX has been the main ICT event where companies dedicate a good portion of their Marketing budgets to. - CONNEXIONS BUSINESS MATCHMAKING – Online and onsite communication tool where exhibitors communicate with registered visitors and fellow exhibitors to network and identify key buyers before and at the event - INTERNATIONAL TRADE MISSIONS – ‘FOCUS on AFRICA' theme will attract more senior buyers into the event from one of the fastest growing IT markets such as South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and North African countries - C-LEVEL VIP CLUB – Networking program formed around the industry's key decision makers à CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, and business counterparts - SPECIALISED CONFERENCES – Learn from industry experts covering Big Data, Cybersecurity, Digital Marketing, Mobile Apps, Virtualisation / Cloud Solutions amongst others - INDUSTRY BREAKFAST BRIEFINGS (charged) – Interact with a selection of 30 C-levels and senior officials across the 2nd , 3rd and 4th days of GITEX at closed door breakfasts representing the following industry verticals --> Covering Public Sector, Banking & Finance, Oil & Gas. This will be a paid breakfast briefing. for companies interested in attending this networking opportunity. For more info, please visit our website at www.gitex.com

Contacts:
Bilal AlRais, Dubai World Trade Centre

Phone: 9714-332-1000
Bilal.AlRais@dwtc.com
Graylin Presbury, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-5158
Graylin.Presbury@trade.gov
Lincoln Rajendram, Venky Rao Expo Consultants Inc.

Phone: 905-670-4929
lincolnr@bell.net
Akhilesh Sathyavan, Dubai
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +97143094086
Akhilesh.Sathyavan@trade.gov