Attention all Rule Breakers, Game Changers and Dream Makers. Revolving around the theme “Re-Imagining Realities: Discover, Transform and Innovate.”, The GITEX Technology Week is returning for its 37th edition.
Conferences with over 150 speakers, mentor clinics, and product demo sessions are on the agenda, the week is expected to be intensive and engaging. The week will feature a wide range of innovative-led activities and conferences to create a unique experience for visitors. The conferences are going to cover varied sectors, such as smart cities, healthcare, digital marketing, finance, retail, transport and logistics, tech leaders, and education. The Education Day will be free and open to the public, and leading schools and universities will be invited to attend.
GITEX Supernova Challenge
One of the highlights of the week is the GITEX Supernova Challenge. It is a startup competition to seek for the most innovative startups and give away $180k in cash in total. The challenge is an exclusive benefit for exhibiting startups at GITEX Future Stars. Startups are going to throw their names into the ring and take on a panel of judges.
250+ global investors
From SOSV, to SparkLabs Global to Andreessen Horowitz to the President of the European Business Angels Network, GITEX provides an invaluable platform for startups to present their innovative ideas or products in front of global investors. It is also a great opportunity for investors to discover and access high-tech startups from around the world under one roof.
Over 150 speakers
Key speakers include digital health evangelist John Nosta, Member of the Google Health Advisory Board, Faculty Member at Singularity University, and President of Nostalab, a health care think tank. #GIRLBOSS Sophia Amoruso, the founder, and CEO of Girlboss Media, will also be speaking at the event. Sophia’s experience as the CEO and founder of fashion empire Nasty Gal, was adapted into a scripted TV series that premiered on Netflix in 2017.
GITEX Technology Week 2017 will run from October 8-12 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.