The world’s most influential technology sourcing and networking event of 2021 opened at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) on Sunday.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, officially opened the 41st edition of GITEX GLOBAL x Ai Everything.
Sheikh Hamdan said Dubai and the UAE are committed to supporting the global technology community in accelerating growth and innovation, boosting resilience and driving its transformation agenda in the post-pandemic phase.
"In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai continues to provide a high-powered platform for the international technology industry to network, explore partnerships and share ideas that can shape a new future for the sector," he added.
We opened the 41st edition of GITEX GLOBAL featuring six tech shows and over 3,500 companies participating from 140 countries. The conferences & exhibitions sector continues to register strong growth, highlighting Dubai’s status as a destination for tech & innovation. pic.twitter.com/5FsIv0nKQo— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) October 17, 2021
Technology is a crucial element in shaping the future of our industries. We work closely with established multinational partners & promising startups to create a conducive environment for new technology, innovation, and ideas to thrive towards a brighter future for humanity.— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) October 17, 2021
The technology showpiece encompasses six co-located shows: GITEX GLOBAL, Ai Everything, GITEX Future Stars, the Future Blockchain Summit, Fintech Surge and Marketing Mania – that collectively creates an unrivalled global tech spectacle hosting more than 3,500 exhibitors from over 140 countries.
GITEX GLOBAL x Ai Everything is the only major tech event in the world in 2021 that features every major technology player, trend and vertical, spanning myriad sectors including smart cities, cybersecurity, the data economy, mobility, healthcare and telecoms among others.