Reinforcing the region’s digital transformation building blocks, GITEX YouthX contributes to the cultivation of young tech talents with a creative programme aimed at bringing them closer to the practitioner ecosystem annually.


The four pillars of GITEX YouthX:

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First of its kind entrepreneurship community exclusively for university students. Before and during the show – the YouthX Unipreneur serves as a platform to connect talented students with startups, companies & govt entities to enable entrepreneurship and career launch opportunities.




Setting a new benchmark for university incubators With universities now actively involved in the innovation space, YouthX Unipreneur will be the ideal event to showcase their ingenuity.
Empowering youth employment and entrepreneurship A platform to connect talented students with startups, corporations  & government entities to enable entrepreneurship, internship and  career launch opportunities


Pre-engagement with the community
Live in-person sessions with key universities and students from UAE, Saudi & Qatar
Present the Unipreneur and all the benefits that universities gain while taking part in the program



- 2 Days of conferences
- Youth pitch battle - University startup pitch battle
- Youth startups on the show floor - Student startups
- First-Ever! Student Aerospace Balloon Launch (TBC)



The region’s one and only springboard to launch the world’s most potent tech talents and as-yet-undiscovered geniuses for the betterment of industry, society and the world.

The programme will place up to 100 students across some of the world’s biggest corporate and government entities for a life-changing internship with intensive mentorship all the way, from application until the programme culmination. Students can participate individually or as a team but the goal remains the same – ultimate experience, exposure and training for excellence from the best in the business. Let’s get going then!

Participating Universities:


teens in aiIn partnership with Teens in AI UK, this UAE - wide high school student 3-month pre - GITEX engagement and challenge initiative aims to provide easy access to learning opportunities in AI, programming, design  thinking and early entrepreneurship.

bootcampImmersive experience for high school and universities’ tech teens to learn, interact and be inspired by global practitioners through  talks, workshops, tech tours with certification recognition by Office of Ai.

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