Gitex Technology Week 2016 | Dubai, UAE | October 16-20, 2016

Date of Event:

Oct 16-20 2016


Dubai, UAE


Dubai World Trade Center
Sheikh Zayed Rd.
United Arab Emirates

Overview of event

Gitex Technology Week is a four-day annual computer and electronics trade show that includes themes on Augmented and Virtual Reality, artificial intelligence, wearables, smart living and digital marketing. The event consists of both a conference and an exhibition area. The conference provides themed days with presentations relevant to those themes on each day. The themes include marketing, healthcare, finance, retail, education and energy.

Gitex Technology Week welcomes 146,000 visitors each year and features 4,200 exhibitors from 144 countries. Conference topics include:

  • Industrial mobility and Augmented Reality for digital innovation
  • Internet of Things for smart refineries and energy production
  • Industrial case studies
  • Security in digital environments
  • Learning methods with QR codes and Augmented Reality

The event also promotes technology startups with a separate conference track on topics from funding to case studies.

Why AREA Members Attend this Event

Gitex Technology Week offers AREA members the opportunity to meet a wide variety of decision makers and professionals in enterprise technology organizations.


The agenda offers two tracks and the respective agendas can be found at the links below:

Registration and Fees

Visitors to Gitex Technology Week view fees on the admissions page. Discounts for online registration are available.


The event will take place at:

Dubai World Trade Center
Sheikh Zayed Rd.
United Arab Emirates

Access and Accommodations

Helpful information and recommendations on travel arrangements and accommodations can be found here.

Sponsors and Host

The event is organized by the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (Gitex).

Comments or Questions?

The contacts page provides details and information for inquiries on a wide range of topics.

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