GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2011, Dubai: 9th – 13th October. Be there!

GITEX Technology Week

Well GITEX Dubai is back! What do we expect from it? Will it be the same as before or is it better? To find out, the only way is to go and check it out yourself. Heralded as one of the largest and most important ICT events around the globe, GITEX delivers a leading platform for industry innovation and an impressive track record of attracting the biggest names in the IT sector, connecting over 3,500 domestic and international IT vendors with more than 136,000 ICT professionals.

As the largest IT exhibition in the Middle East, GITEX Technology Week is a buzz of business activity for the entire ICT industry. Dedicated sectors include:

  • Business Solutions
  • Consumer Technology
  • Government@GITEX
  • Mobile, Apps and Content World
  • Cloud Confex
  • Digital Media
  • GITEX Card Technology
  • Global Conferences
  • PLUS many features and highlights

GITEX Technology Week connects world class ICT vendors with senior decision makers within the thriving Middle East, North Africa and South Asian (MENASA) markets. Alive with the latest trends whilst providing the buzz of real business, GITEX is more than an exhibition – it is a must attend networking event for ICT professionals from around the world.

By Visiting GITEX you can:

  • Identify new products and innovative solutions.
  • Find something new that will give your business an edge within the market
  • Understand how the latest consumer trends will affect you
  • Learn how the latest technological advancements can assist your business
  • Source new contacts and new business channels
  • Network and interact with peers through one of the many exciting features
  • Monitor Competition
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GITEX Shopper

GITEX Shopper 2011

We have all been waiting for that exclusive offer. Waiting all these months just to get hold of a new mobile, pad or music gadget. It’s time to chuck out all the outdated devices and bring in the new ones. Get your iPads, iPhones, Galaxies, Canons, … this Gitex. Gitex Shoppers Dubai is one of the must attend events of the year. As usual it will be overcrowded, but fun. Be sure to bargain even if they say “Fixed” price. You might get a few freebies just by asking. No harm there. Please also dont forget to visit the PC Magazine stall this year at GITEX 2011. They have USD 50,000 in gift vouchers. They are also giving away top prizes like Laptops, Cameras & Flat Screen TV’s all reserved for the last day!!!

GITEX ShopperTM is the biggest and the best consumer electronics retail platform with power retailers and world class brands. This unique fast-paced consumer event attracts a huge buying audience that includes IT professionals, technology enthusiasts, students and consumers as well as regional traders searching for the latest tech-innovations and shopping deals.

Recognised as the region’s largest consumer IT and electronics show, GITEX ShopperTM attracts the biggest names in the retail sector, with unique launches and special offers across the best in technology, communication and entertainment products. GITEX ShopperTM is a 8 day shopping extravaganza featuring interactive visitor attractions, customer promotions, instant rewards on purchases and competitions. Loyal buyers look forward to this mega shopping bonanza year after year.

A staggering 166,521 visitors attended GITEX ShopperTM 2010 over the 8 days – drawn to the unrivalled range of new gadgets, unbeatable prices, bundled offers, value deals and fabulous prizes.

GITEX ShopperTM 2010 recorded a total of AED 175 million in sales, an increase of 40% over 2009.

This year, GITEX ShopperTM promises to be another spectacular 8 day shopping extravaganza which you can’t afford to miss!

Take the METRO!

Take the Dubai Metro to Rashidiya station and avoid the traffic! Free GITEX ShopperTM shuttle buses will take you to and from the venue.

New this year – you can also get the free shuttle buses from Etisalat station (Green Line – Ghusais) to Airport Expo Dubai as well and avoid the traffic!


The show will be held at Airport Expo Dubai. Airport Expo Dubai offers state-of-the-art facilities and easy access for visitors and exhibitors. The Rashidiya Metro station is linked by shuttle bus service to the venue in less than 10 minutes. The Metro also offers a direct fast link to the World Trade Centre for visitors to attendGITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK which is held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Show Timings

Saturday 8 October 2011 11am – 10pm
Sunday 9 October 2011 11am – 10pm
Monday 10 October 2011 11am – 10pm
Tuesday 11 October 2011 11am – 10pm
Wednesday 12 October 2011 11am – 10pm
Thursday (open for 1 hour longer) 13 October 2011 11am – 11pm
Friday (open for 1 hour longer)   14 October 2011  3pm  – 11pm
Saturday (open for 1 hour longer)  15 October 2011 11am – 11pm 

Tickets & Pricing

Tickets are priced at AED 30 per person, per entry and are available at the venue and online through Time Out Tickets. Online ticket sales are now open at The show is open to the public. Entrance for children below the age of 5 years is free. Children below the age of 14 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Students from schools and colleges can visit between 11am – 2pm (all days except Friday) and get a special rate of AED 10 per person, per entry (for group visits of a minimum 50 students), to be pre-arranged by emailing


Shop & Win: Shop at GITEX Shopper and win Samsung gift vouchers worth AED 1,000

Visit & Win: Your entry ticket gives you free raffle entry and chances to win Samsung gift vouchers worth AED 1,000

Register & Win: Register at and win tickets to the show and a JVC Camcorder

Crack the Kaspersky Code and Win: During GITEX Shopper, visit Al Hosani Computer Stand and open one of the locked “Kaspersky” briefcases to win fantastic prizes. Lucky visitors who can guess or find the lucky code to open the briefcase will be able to win valuable prizes such as gold bars, laptops, iPads and iPhones. Codes will be placed randomly around the stand at GITEX Shopper and can be found inside the 2012 Kaspersky Lab box products available from major retailers across the UAE before the event.

Great Stuff GITEX Giveaway: Why buy top kit when you can win it for free? Back by popular demand, Stuff Magazine will be giving away fabulous prizes for the Great Stuff GITEX Shopper Giveaway. Everything from TV’s, Blu-rays, laptops and games will be up for grabs in this year’s massive prize bonanza.

“How to Buy @ Shopper 2011”: PC Magazine’s “How to Buy” sessions are interactive sessions where an expert on technology will explain the main features of a particular product category. Visitors to PC Magazine’s stand will be able to participate in the “How to Buy” session and will be able to ask questions regarding the product category under discussion.

Attendees of the “How to Buy” sessions will also have a chance to win exciting prizes based on their answers to an impromptu quiz session. The quiz session will be held at the end of each “How to Buy” session.

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