GITEX GLOBAL 2022: Innovation Meets Vibrant Digitalization


As the year started with the global tech rout, ongoing inflationary concerns, and the recent rebound, the tech industry is teeming with great optimism and opportunities at GITEX GLOBAL as it prepares to kick off its record 42nd edition. From 10-14 October 2022, GITEX GLOBAL, the world’s largest and most inclusive tech event, shall host 4,000+ companies and 100,000+ attendees from 170 countries in Dubai.

GITEX GLOBAL 2022 congregates the entire ecosystem of stakeholders playing an influential role in the vibrant global digital economy as seven communities come together for the first time in a powerful event: big tech, startups, governments, investors, coders & developers, academia, and youth. In line with the region’s strategic digital growth sectors – GITEX GLOBAL is a tech collective of several shows curated under distinct tech sectors, including Ai EVERYTHING representing the most transformational innovation agenda in partnership with the UAE Office of AI, NORTH STAR (startups), FUTURE BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT in association with VARA – the Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority, FINTECH SURGE, and MARKETING MANIA.

GITEX GLOBAL is the only event to feature the largest government tech showcase and private-public partnerships through 230+ participating entities.

As the custodian of the region’s technology agenda, GITEX GLOBAL conferences are highly sought after for the evolved thinking and insights shared by over 1,000 formidable minds from 70+ countries on stage. This year the conference will, for the first time, welcome major heads of global corporations on the Main Stage. The leaders will deliver hard-hitting talks on the most transformative trends and changing business priorities post-tech-shakeout. Multiple stages host 14 conference tracks covering pivotal turning points across: Future Mobility, Cybersecurity, Digital Cities x AI, 6G/Telecom, Healthcare, Data Economy, Web 3.0, Education, Energy, Coding, Startups, Fintech, Blockchain & MarTech.

From the year’s most promising startups and top-ranked investors networking at NORTH STAR to the new crypto and blockchain crusaders gathering in FUTURE BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT x VARA, GITEX GLOBAL is the most awaited global networking and alliance forging super-connector event of the year.

Committed to its mission to create a most empowering microcosm in the UAE for the world’s talented coders and developers, GITEX GLOBAL 2022 launches Global DevSlam. The event will feature the creative ingenuity behind some of the industry’s breakthrough technologies, with top international coders from tech behemoths like Anaconda, AWS, Google, Instagram, IBM, Microsoft, and many more joining the program. The event will connect coders to global learnings, innovative projects, youth workshops, and a flourishing wave of career opportunities through DevSlam Talent. The event also welcomes the worldwide python community with the launch of the PyCon MEA edition – featuring a lineup of renowned Python masters coming together for the first time in the region at Global DevSlam.

The creation of X-VERSE, another experiential highlight of GITEX GLOBAL in partnership with multiple tech elites, draws our audience into the foray of the much-hyped Web 3.0 and Metaverse economy. As the Dubai Metaverse Strategy targets to add $4 billion to the Emirate’s economy and to support 42,000 virtual jobs by 2030, the three-dimensional, hyper-realistic X-VERSE hosts 25 globally and regionally recognized industry applications of Metaverse covering Manufacturing, Gaming, Education, Healthcare, Retail and Future of Work.

The Dubai World Trade Centre organizes GITEX GLOBAL – a leading entity behind some of the world’s most momentous events aligning trade, government, and social objectives for collective progress.

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