Future Urbanism


OCT 14 – 18, 2018



The biggest & boldest technology show in MENA & South Asia



Join attendees from 120+ countries and global media outlets in unpacking the big conversations and latest solutions around AI, blockchain, robotics, cloud and other mega trends, as GITEX takes you on a multi-sensory experience of Future Urbanism across 21 halls with 4,000 exhibitors across 24 sectors.

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Co-Located with the fastest growing global startup event in MENA & South Asia

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GITEX Future Stars is the region’s biggest and fastest growing startup show with 850+ startups from 75+ countries and across 19 sectors, showcasing their inventions, and competing for top honors in the Supernova Challenge and four industry-sponsored Innovation Cups. 

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Witness the Future in GITEX 2018



Take your business and brand reach across boundaries in one easy step and gain coverage and buzz with nearly 500 global media companies spotlighting you.

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Uncover new perspectives, explore game-changing ideas with conferences and master the smart adoptions that will help you advance past your competition.

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Leverage unrivalled business access to emerging markets, buyers and governments from 130+ countries.

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  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee

    Sir Tim Berners-Lee

    Inventor of the World Wide Web
    Inventor of the World Wide Web
  • Brian McBride

    Brian McBride

    Chairman, ASOS - UK
    Built the most successful millennial focused fashion brand using a digital platform
  • Paul Misener

    Paul Misener

    VP of Global Innovation Policy, Amazon - USA
    An Amazon VP for over 18 years, Paul will cite examples to illustrate how the company has sustained customer-focused innovation
  • Cassie Kozyrkov

    Cassie Kozyrkov

    Chief Decision Scientist, Google - USA
    The force behind bringing the practice of Decision Intelligence to Google, the master behind schooling googlers in data driven decision making
  • Igor Perisic

    Igor Perisic

    Chief Data Officer, Linkedin - USA
    Under his direction, LinkedIn engineers have released open source software projects like Kafka, Samza that now power companies all over the world
  • Wanli Min

    Wanli Min

    Chief Machine Intelligence Scientist, Alibaba Group - China
    Among China’s ‘Top 20 leading technologists’ (Forbes), Wanli created Alibaba’s ultra-intelligent AI platform solving complex global business problems
  • Phil Davis

    Phil Davis

    President of Hybrid IT and Chief Sales Officer , Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Mike Sutcliff

    Mike Sutcliff

    Group Chief Executive, Accenture Digital - USA


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All About AI

To make sure you don’t miss out on your slice of the AI pie, GITEX 2018 is bringing a host of opportunities and learnings to thrive on


  • AI Trailblazer Award: Recognising and rewarding first-adopters of the tech

  • Dedicated AI Exhibitor Space: Experience all the trending, headline-busting AI innovations

  • AI Conference Tracks: Hear how AI is changing the game across 9 industry verticals

  • AI Speakers: World-renowned AI experts and leaders decode AI applications and uses


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"At GITEX, I'm incredibly impressed with how Dubai & Middle East have grown into a force to be reckoned with for advanced tech."

Dr. Werner Vogels
Chief Technology Officer, Amazon USA

Speaker at GITEX 2017


Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Accelerating Life Innovation


Contributing Partners

Corporate Partners