Dubai, UAE - GITEX GLOBAL 2023, paired with Expand North Star, is shaping up to be a pivotal event for the tech industry, marking a significant chapter in Dubai's tech evolution.
Why It Matters:
Rapid advancements in the tech world and an increased international demand necessitate bigger platforms for showcasing innovations.
GITEX GLOBAL, already a mammoth in the tech world, expands further this year, reflecting the tech industry's growth trajectory.
The Key Points
The digital revolution continues to drive global events.
The 43rd edition of GITEX GLOBAL and the concurrent Expand North Star event are testaments to the robust growth and innovation in the tech sector.
- GITEX GLOBAL and Expand North Star will occupy two massive venues in Dubai, totaling 41 halls and 2.7 million square feet.
- The 43rd GITEX GLOBAL, October 16-20, will host over 6,000 exhibitors at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
- At the same time, Expand North Star, October 15-18, will showcase 1,800 startups from over 100 countries at the Dubai Harbour venue.
- AI, cybersecurity, and newly launched shows such as GITEX Impact and Future Urbanism Expo are key themes addressing global technology trends this year.
What is More?
Significant shifts in climate technology will also be highlighted, especially in the lead-up to the UN's COP28 summit.
According to Trixie Loh-Mirmand, Executive VP of Events Management at DWTC, the global tech community's enthusiasm for GITEX stems from a desire to share insights on the latest technological advancements.
Expand North Star, meanwhile, aims to strengthen Dubai's position in the global entrepreneurial landscape.
Hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, the event will see the participation of startups looking to network and innovate.
More than 1,000 investors are expected to attend, representing a cumulative $1 trillion in assets under management.
Saeed Al Gergawi, VP of the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, envisions Expand North Star as a critical event to drive digital entrepreneurship and welcome the next wave of innovators.
GITEX GLOBAL 2023 promises to be a tech haven, welcoming established giants like Dell, Google, and IBM and newcomers like Salesforce and Deloitte. Huawei's Steven Yi emphasized the company's commitment to exploring the potential of AI and its intersection with other technology areas.