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The Exhibition

Buckle up and get ready to enjoy the region’s biggest, boldest startup event featuring global award-winning startups, revolutionary ideas and offbeat entrepreneurs on a mission to establish a new world order.

Conferences

Conferences

Dedicated tracks featuring speakers from global brands to regional giants and startup powerhouses. 

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Meetings Programme

Meetings Programme

Meet the latest and greatest game-changers from MENA & across the globe.

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The Startups

The Startups

Only the latest and greatest in tech make the cut. Check out our full exhibitor list from 2018.

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Creative Economy

Creative Economy

Film. Fashion. Music & Art. Celebrate the convergence of business and creative economies. 

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GITEX FUTURE STARS SECTORS

BLOCKCHAIN

BLOCKCHAIN

BLOCKCHAIN

Decentralise. Disrupt. Digitize. With the ability to completely revolutionize how businesses store and share data, it’s no wonder everyone wants in on this digital ledger.
MOBILITY

MOBILITY

MOBILITY

Self-driving cars and helicopters. Amphibious vehicles. Automated logistics in transportation. The world continues to become a smaller place as technology makes it more accessible. 
ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL IMPACT

ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL IMPACT

ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL IMPACT

Renewable energy. Clean Tech. Happiness & wellbeing. The compassion behind our ideas to apply new technology is what leads to a sustainable future and happy societies. 
AGRO-TECH

AGRO-TECH

AGRO-TECH

Urban farming. Drone planting. Smart sensors. Technology has disrupted the way we grow and monitor our food, opening up new possibilities even in the harshest climates.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

The singularity. Self-learning AIs. Human avatars. The lines between sci-fi and reality have blurred as AI breaks through boundaries of human limitations. 
SPACE TECH

SPACE TECH

SPACE TECH

Terraforming. Interstellar travel. Interplanetary colonies. The key to unlocking the last frontier of mankind lies in technology and the entrepreneurs brave enough to reach for the stars. 
SPORT TECH

SPORT TECH

SPORT TECH

Drone racing. Smart Stadiums. Quantified Athletes. From a revamped viewing experience to  performance optimization from live data - technology will completely revolutionize all aspects of the sports industry.
WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH

Doctoring new AI interactions. Helping people with autism. Designing games for female gamers. A whole new breed of women entrepreneurs and innovators are shaking off gender stereotypes to make their mark in the world of technology across various industries. 
ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS

Firefighting drones. Wearable exoskeletons. Humanoid space explorers. The evolution of machines is powering human productivity ahead at full speed with no signs of slowing down any time soon.

CONSUMER TECH

CONSUMER TECH

CONSUMER TECH

Foldable touch-screens. Lamps that beam WiFi networks. Robotic cat doors. No idea is too outrageous and no innovation absolutely impossible when it comes to giving everyday living an upgrade.

SMART CITIES & IOT

SMART CITIES & IOT

SMART CITIES & IOT

Pavements turning pedestrian footsteps into energy. Apps locking homes. Fridge magnets ordering milk. With more and more things going online, cities are becoming smarter by the day and future living a not-too-distant reality.

IMMERSIVE TECH

IMMERSIVE TECH

IMMERSIVE TECH

Holographic computing. Livestreamed VR parties. Hunting game characters in real life with AR. The full-on mashup of physical and digital worlds is creating an incredible new world of mixed realities.

CREATIVE ECONOMY

CREATIVE ECONOMY

CREATIVE ECONOMY

3D-printed sports shoes. AI authoring bestsellers. Gloves turning gestures into music. Whether it’s film, fashion, sports or music, technology is fast becoming the muse for creative and artistic inspiration across every generation.

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

AR classrooms. 3D printed experiments . Gamified learning. Educators are no longer going by the book when it comes to sharing knowledge and keeping next-gen students engaged and enlightened.

FINANCE & E-COMMERCE

FINANCE & E-COMMERCE

FINANCE & E-COMMERCE

Peer-to-Peer lending. AI-advisors. Cashier-less stores. Some mighty big financial innovations are giving traditional bankers and cash businesses a run for their money.

HEALTHCARE

HEALTHCARE

HEALTHCARE

Robotic Prosthetics. Genetically-tailored Diagnoses. Blockchain medical records. Gone are the days when technology was just a tool of convenience – today it’s saving lives and extending the reach of the healing hand across remote regions of the world.

DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA

DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA

DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA

‘Socialbots’ curating content. Live matches broadcasted on VR. Voice-interactive UX. The changing face of media is giving marketers a chance to see measurable results from their creative efforts – and connect with consumers in real time.
TOURISM & HOSPITALITY

TOURISM & HOSPITALITY

TOURISM & HOSPITALITY

Smart luggage. Chatbot tour guides. Biometric check-ins. Right from airlines to hotels to trip planners, everyone’s getting new innovations onboard to give travellers a wholly personalised experience all the way.

SOFTWARE

SOFTWARE

SOFTWARE

This is the year when Blockchain, VR, AI, 3D Printing, Neural Networking and more cracking breakthroughs are about to go mainstream. And a whole lineup of new intuitive softwares is the one thing that’s taking them there!

  • "GITEX Future Stars is an absolute learning and networking event...a gateway to the world of technology and innovation."
    Fatima Sarigat
    Director, ICT Innovation and Incubation

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Exhibitor List 2018

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