The Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) said that the number of companies participating in GITEX Technology Week during its new session exceeded 4800 companies from 100 countries, an increase of 8% compared to the previous session of the exhibition, in addition to the growth in the number of startups participating in GITEX For Future Stars »Al Mawakeb 15%, with 750 local and international startups from 80 countries and over 1500 international investors.

Dubai International Trade Center (DWTC) Senior Vice President of Exhibitions and Events, Trixie Luo Mermand, said at a press conference yesterday that the new edition of the exhibition, which will be held from October 6 to 10, will witness the presentation of international companies for their projects with artificial intelligence and the fifth generation. The participation of 145 government agencies from the state and 182 government pavilions from various countries around the world.

Mermand added that the 39th edition of the exhibition will see the participation of new countries including Morocco, Algeria, Italy, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Greece, Austria, Brazil, Mauritius and Kenya.

She said that the topics will be presented in halls and sessions under the slogan «Synergies of minds and the economy of technology», in the presence of a large number of technical experts, explaining that the exhibition, which covers an area of ​​1.3 million square feet, includes 22 halls divided into sectors including the fifth generation technology and artificial intelligence and mobility technologies Futures, Lifestyle Technologies and Smart Cities.

Latest applications

Etisalat Group's Senior Vice President Corporate Communications, Dr. Ahmed Bin Ali, said: `` At GITEX Technology Week 2019, the group will showcase the latest applications and technological capabilities of the 5G generation as well as showcase the most important revolutionary technologies supporting digital transformation. ''

Ben Ali added: `` The Group is currently working on expanding its 5G network across the country, with plans to reach 1,000 coverage stations by the end of 2019. ''

4800 companies participate in GITEX Technology Week 2019