See, Touch & Experience The Biggest Breakthroughs

See, Touch & Experience The Biggest Breakthroughs


Here Comes The Future

Time-travel technology may not be ready yet – but GITEX Future Stars has all the innovations to show you what the future looks like. The world's most successful and ambitious startups demonstrate the high-impact inventions that will turn every industry on its head.


- Meet global game-changers, 750+ startups from 75 countries
- See the tech that's making waves across 19 sectors
- Get inspired by 250+ powerful personalities on stage
- Cheer your favourite startup in the world's 3rd largest pitch competition


Dive into the future across 19 show sectors.

The definitive place to experience all that’s revolutionising our world. From new technologies that protect the planet to Blockchain powered music apps and self-learning AI, see bold new trends come to life across 19 sectors on the show floor. 




Enlightening. Challenging.
Thought-provoking. Advice from the world’s leading minds.

GITEX Future Stars and GITEX Global will once again feature a combined conference programme, bringing you awe-inspiring stories from all corners of the tech ecosystem – from global enterprises to startups to investors to policymakers. A great opportunity to hear and learn from successful entrepreneurs, alongside sector leaders, pioneers and government heads.

Let’s talk about NXG (Next Generation)

Representing 2 billion of the global population, with a buying power of around $150 billion, Generation Z’s are at the front of the digital economy worldwide! GITEX Future Stars 2019 unravels all the strategies and insights to win over this influential generation through - Live Activation Stage and a new NXG Startup category in Supernova Challenge.


Corporate & government challenges

Corporate & government challenges

Innovation Cups

Last year, GITEX Future Stars hosted a number of innovation challenges from global and regional powerhouses, Accenture Innovation Awards, Future of Tourism by Dubai Tourism, MBRSC Space Innovation Challenge, King’s College London Healthcare Challenge plus more. This year, expect more innovation cups and live brainstormings.

$200,000 cash prizes up for grabs

$200,000 cash prizes up for grabs

Supernova Challenge

The region’s most popular startup pitch competition is back and bigger than ever  with an increased total prize pool of USD 200,000. This year, we are bringing you even more categories, which means more cash prizes, including: NXG (Generation Z) Startup and Best Environmental Impact Startup crowning the game-changers among these sectors.

Learn about Saudi Arabia’s ambitious tech transformation - Saudi Innovation Programme

The Saudi technology market with a focus on security will be the highlight for this year. 2019 announces the launch of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Stage which will include international thought-leaders offering their advice on investment opportunities and the thriving startup ecosystem in Saudi Arabia.

Build your industry connections – networking opportunities

Finding success is all about knowing the right people. GITEX Future Stars puts you in touch with the most relevant people, across the entire startup ecosystem of Middle East, North Africa & South Asia. Keep those business cards handy as you mingle with industry leaders, C-levels, key decision makers and globally-ranked investors.

Check out the networking opportunities

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