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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