His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, inaugurated GITEX Global and the world of artificial intelligence, the most influential global event in the field of technology for 2021, as part of its 41st session at the Dubai World Trade Center.
His Highness stressed the importance of the timing of the large technical event of this size of participation, at a time when the exhibition and conference sector in Dubai continues its strong growth, after overcoming the repercussions of the “Covid 19” pandemic, and the start of a global recovery.
His Highness, the Crown Prince of Dubai, said: “Dubai reaffirms its commitment to support the vital sectors responsible for shaping the future, especially the technology sector. We continue to enhance levels of confidence, accelerate growth rates and stimulate innovation, while the world is preparing to launch strongly, leaving behind the consequences of a major crisis that affected its various sectors.” .
His Highness added: “We continue to work with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, to consolidate Dubai’s partnership with leading global institutions in the field of technology, as well as small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs, to discover more It is one of the areas of cooperation and partnership to provide effective solutions that address current and future global challenges, improve the quality of human life and ensure a better tomorrow.”
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed wrote, on his official account on Twitter: “We opened the 41st edition of GITEX Global, including for the first time six events, with the participation of more than 3,500 companies from 140 countries. The exhibition and conference sector continues to achieve strong growth rates. In Dubai, which continues to cement its role as a major platform for innovation, technology and future industries in the region.”
His Highness added: “Technology is the most important element in the future-making equation. We work closely with major international companies, as well as emerging ideas and creative innovations, to create the best conditions that enable them to cooperate to provide effective solutions that guarantee people the best quality of life and support development trends in the UAE and the world.” .
6 main events
His Highness the Crown Prince of Dubai toured GITEX, accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, and His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, where His Highness and his companions were briefed on the highlights of the event. Which for the first time includes six major events held in one location, namely: “GITEX Global”, the World of Artificial Intelligence, “GITEX Future Stars”, the “Blockchain Future Summit”, “Fintech Surge” and the Marketing Conference “MarketingMine” With the participation of more than 3,500 exhibitors from more than 140 countries.
His Highness listened to an explanation from Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of the Dubai World Trade Center Authority, about the major international companies present at the exhibition, which are the most prominent in the field of pioneering digital transformation technologies, including: Microsoft, Intel and Huawei. And Dell Technologies, Avaya, Cisco, Ericsson and Tim Viewer, where His Highness stopped in the booths of a number of them, and was briefed on their latest technical solutions and innovations that contribute to accelerating digital transformation.
His Highness was also keen to visit the pavilions of a number of national companies and institutions participating in the largest exhibition of its kind in the region, where he was briefed on the Dubai Internet City pavilion, through which it seeks to strengthen partnership with international technology companies of various sizes, and introduce the elements it provides to create the environment. The best for this vital sector.
His Highness stopped at the Etisalat booth, which participates in GITEX under the slogan “Empowering the New Digital Age”, and sheds light on ways to take advantage of technological capabilities in driving the growth rates of the digital economy.
GITEX Global and the world of artificial intelligence is the only major technology event in the world, which will attract, during 2021, major technology companies, and review the latest trends and areas of business for various sectors, with the participation of a wide range of technology companies, including: “Amazon Web Services”, and “Amazon Web Services”. Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Honeywell, Lenovo, Red Hat, Etisalat and Du.
These companies focus on many sectors including smart cities, cyber security, data economy, mobility, healthcare, telecommunications, and others.
“GITEX Global” and the world of artificial intelligence 2021 are committed to applying strict standards for the prevention of “Covid 19”, which are the standards that allowed the Dubai World Trade Center to provide an environment characterized by the best levels of safety, to host direct commercial events, and organize global events while maintaining the highest standards of health and safety .
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