The 41st edition of the International Fair (GITEX-2021), the largest technology event in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, opened on Sunday in Dubai with the participation of some 700 companies, representing some sixty countries.
Running until October 21, GITEX-2021 sheds light in particular on the latest innovations and experimental technologies in the fields of artificial intelligence, the 5th generation communication network (5G), as well as on cloud solutions, the big data, cybersecurity, blockchain and financial technologies.
Through six major events, including “GITEX Global and the universe of artificial intelligence”, “GITEX Future Stars”, “Future of Blockchain Summit”, “Fintech Surge”, as well as a conference on mass marketing, this meeting shines the spotlight on the latest global innovations and technologies, especially as it exposes the most important issues related to the information and communication technologies sector, and how to proceed. serve to lay the foundations for sustainable socio-economic development.
To this end, new initiatives will be launched to support young people and women entrepreneurs and technology developers.
In addition, particular interest will be given to holding the “GITEX Future Stars” fair dedicated to startups working in the technological field in 2021, with the participation of more than 700 startups from more than 60 countries, in addition to a network comprising more than 400 global investors to highlight the enormous potential offered by financial and blockchain technologies.
This edition will also be about dissecting technical visions, initiatives and areas of cooperation between government agencies in the Middle East and Africa, via a platform that brings together eminent experts in the field of technology.
The dialogues on research and examination of technical achievements and cooperation relations will thus be deepened in order to draw new horizons for the region, and questions related to the emergence of innovative economies in the region of Gulf and Africa.
This global event is an opportunity to exhibit a national or regional roadmap that defines the technological fields, and a platform for the major international players in the sector in order to project themselves into the digital future of the region and elsewhere. .
This edition will be marked by the development of global pavilions from different countries and startups funded by the World Bank, as well as the organization of a competition aimed at increasing the opportunities of women entrepreneurs and technology specialists.