GITEX Technology Week, Dubai

16-20 October 2016


Invest Northern Ireland are planning to organise a sector trade mission to GITEX Technology Week 2016 subject to levels of interest.The five day mission will take place in Dubai, UAE.

Applications have closed.

We will update this page shortly with details of the companies attending.

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Closing date for applications is Friday 19 August 2016.

Why GITEX Technology Week?

GITEX is one of the largest Technology events in the world, bringing together 146,000 professionals from around the globe for a week of networking and learning about the latest advancements in technology.

GITEX also offers access to conferences presented by high calibre industry speakers, showcasing latest product innovations and GITEX brings together innovative, exciting and ambitious tech start-ups. As well as this IT spend in the Middle East is projected to reach US$212.9bn in 2016.

Participants will be part of the official Northern Ireland delegation with VIP access to the exhibition and the conference with the following vertical day themes, marketing, healthcare, finance, retail, education and energy. The delegation will also have access to the VIP Majlis lounge and issued with discounted rates for flights and accommodation.

Financial Assistance

Participants can avail of financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs associated with visiting GITEX 2016.

Cost of Participation

Cost of participating in the group visit to GITEX is £500 + VAT which includes:

  • Access to exhibition and conference days
  • VIP package highlighted above
  • Company specific visit programme (if required)

Networking Events

We are planning a networking reception during the week to offer you the opportunity to network with key stakeholders in the market. Further details will be communicated to you as soon as they have been finalised.

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