Always innovating. Always evolving.

GITEX Technology Week is a game-changing, must-attend event located in Dubai – the world’s fastest growing technology hub

For 37 years, visionaries and tech pioneers have been descending on Dubai to witness first-hand the technology that has inspired generations and innovations that are set to change the world.

Why Dubai and why GITEX?

Dubai, a dynamic innovation hub, a bridge between east and west, a pioneer in technology innovation & early adoption makes theoretical technology a mass-consumption reality. In just a few decades, the city has reinvented itself from a quiet fishing port to a global investment hub and leading travel destination, now renowned for its record-setting skyline, driverless metro and man-made islands. Its comprehensive government investments in digital innovation to advance key social, economic, governance and environmental indicators, means this incredible transformation will only gain pace in coming years.

Book a stand at GITEX Technology Week 2017

CEO Message

James McGuire, VP of Innovation, VISA

“This region is so important because people are willing to try new things, it’s ideal for us to innovate here - not only to come up with new innovations, but pilot and deploy them too"

Facts And Figures

NEW IN 2017


  1. Step Into The Future
  2. GITEX Unite
  3. 10 Days In A Week
  4. It's Time To Stand Up

GITEX Vertical Days


GITEX Technology Week will bring together 100’s of independent events taking place at this year’s week-long festival of innovation.

If you are exhibiting at GITEX and are holding an event – be it breakfast briefing, meet-up, technical training, formal dinner, awards ceremony, or a fabulous party – and would like to attract the brightest minds in tech, then list it on the GITEX Fringe.

For more information and to list your event, email to ElMohaned ElMahgoub who is coordinating the programme.

It's Time To Stand Up

GITEX has grown into a global gathering of talent, attracting the stars of tech, innovation, and entrepreneurship. That’s why we’re launching 24 new GITEX Awards to be presented at a celebration of innovation on 10th October, to recognise the high achievers, the people pushing boundaries and the companies rolling out pioneering projects across the Middle East & beyond.

For information on how to get involved contact, rahul.soliwall@dwtc.com

Step Into The Future

GITEX is always innovating, always exploring, always curating.

In 2017 we’re teaming up with the world’s leading innovators, scouring the  world’s R&D departments and bringing together the emerging tech that will shape the world and change the face of business.

The Future Tech Hall will be an amazing journey through unbelievable tech, the stuff of sci-fi, the sort of innovations that you thought would take decades to bring to market.

10 Days In A Week

In 2016 GITEX  launched the acclaimed Vertical Days conference programme: a 7 day sell-out of stellar international speakers, focusing on the 7 industry verticals key to the Middle East’s economy.

And in 2017 we’re expanding it to 10.

Monday 9th October: Marketing & Healthcare
Tuesday 10th October: Finance, Public Sector and NEW! Women in Tech
Wednesday 11th October: Smart Cities, Retail and Education
Thursday 12th October: New! Construction and New! Smart Manufacturing.