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Gitex Future Stars

1417 October 2018 / Dubai World Trade Centre

For Business


We have the answers you’re looking for...

We have the answers you’re looking for...

Got a business or government challenge that needs fresh eyes and a new idea? We have the solvers to help you with that. Whether you need to integrate new tech into an existing business, expand your R&D departments or start your corporate journey as an corporate venture capitalist – look no further.

This is the place to discover the tech that will disrupt and transform. This is where you discover the technology that can guarantee you outperform your competitors. 

  • "MENA is a large market with high digital penetration and a young demographic. It has an environment that is ripe for embracing new technology and innovation to create inefficiencies in many industries"
    Philip Bahoshy
    CEO & Founder, MAGNITT

The Tech

Startup technology at GITEX Future Stars is vast and solutions for many industries will be there including: 

Healthcare, Education, Finance, Travel & Tourism, Government, Transport, Advertising, 

The Opportunity

This is the biggest event in the Middle East for startup tech. There is no other opportunity like this anywhere else in the Middle East, Africa, and most of Asia too. Fact.

We take the hard work out and bring together hundreds of founders of inspiring technology suitable for your business to 1 place.

If you're not here, the competition will be. It's that simple. 

The Network

The Corporate Buyer network is designed especially for business enterprise and government decision makers looking for pioneering new tech. Members have access to bespoke guides, networking events, onsite lounge access and conscierge style services to guarantee a seamless networking experience. 

Membership applications are being accepted already.

Apply now

  • I'm very excited about seeing startups building on top of blockchain technology. Dubai is betting big on it and I believe we'll see a lot of interesting blockchain startups come out of the region.
    Matt Philippe
    Co-Founder, F6S
GITEX Technology Week

GITEX Technology Week

Hosted alongside GITEX Future Stars, this is the 3rd largest tech event in the world. Everyone who is anyone is here and you can access it for free.

GITEX brings together 150,000+ members of your tech community, coupled with GITEX Future Stars, witness technology at every stage for every industry.

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Mandated Innovation

Mandated Innovation

Dubai government are not just supporting, but mandating innovation across the United Arab Emirates through technology.

A strong vision and leadership has enabled the startup community to not just flourish but grow rapidly. Creating a pool of 1000's of startups and attracted international accelerators & incubators to the region. 

Only the strongest survive

Only the strongest survive

The Pitch Competition sees world-class startups across 14 categories take to the stage to battle it out to win over $180k in prizes.

If you’re looking for pioneering tech innovators then they are here in abundance, on stage, pitching their ideas. All you need to do is sit back and watch. 

Pitch up to witness the future

Where next?

Join the Corporate Buyer Programme

Connect & Network

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For more information about GITEX Future Stars, please contact us at: +971 4 306 4509 or for any general questions, please email 
NOTE: Your admission to GITEX Future Stars does not include entry into GITEX Technology Week.

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Show Dates & Times
Sunday 14 October: 13.00-19.00
Monday 15 October: 11.00 - 19.00
Tuesday 16 October: 11.00 - 19.00
Wednesday 17 October 11.00 - 17.00

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