Singapore Companies at GITEX Global 2023 in Dubai, UAE

By Ravi

GITEX Global, the renowned Gulf Information Technology Exhibition, has unveiled the dates, location, and an exciting lineup of international exhibitors and speakers for its 2023 event. This comprehensive article delves into all the crucial details surrounding GITEX 2023 in Dubai, UAE, with a particular emphasis on the exhibiting companies and speakers hailing from Singapore.

Event: GITEX GLOBAL 2023 Dubai, UAE

GITEX Global 2023 Dates: 16-20 October 2023

GITEX 2023 Location & Shows:

  • Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) Shows: AI Everything, Global Dev Slam, Xverse, GITEX Impact, Future Urbanism
  • Museum of the Future Show: SuperBridge Summit
  • Dubai Harbour Shows: Expand Northstar, Future Blockchain Summit, Fintech Surge, Marketing Mania

Ticket Price (Visitor Passes):

GITEX GLOBAL+ Pass (AED 500), and Expand North Star+ Pass (Free With Advance Registration)

Everything You Need to Know About GITEX Global 2023 in Dubai: Focus on Singaporean Speakers & Exhibitors

The 43rd edition of GITEX Global is set to captivate tech enthusiasts from the 16th to the 20th of October 2023. The event will be hosted at the prestigious Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) in the United Arab Emirates. With a focus on consumer electronics, IT, AI, and Blockchain, GITEX 2023 will welcome an impressive assembly of over 170,000 trade buyers, 1400+ speakers, and 5000+ exhibitors from more than 175 countries, including Singapore.

Everything You Need to Know About GITEX Global 2023 in Dubai: Focus on Singaporean Speakers and Exhibitors

GITEX 2023 Show’s Venue and Ecosystems:

GITEX Global 2023 is set to organize its show across ten hyper-targeted technology ecosystems, featuring highlights like the AI Showcase, Metaverse, Fintech, Web 3.0, Mobility, Sustainability Technology, and more. Occupying an expansive footprint, the GITEX Global co-located events (AI Everything, Global DevSlam, X-Verse, GITEX Impact, & Future Urbanism) will span over 2.1 million Sq. ft. across all available halls at the renowned Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC).

Expand North Star’s New Location: In a notable shift for 2023, Expand North Star, the Middle East’s largest startup conference, and its co-located events including Fintech Surge, Future Blockchain Summit, and Marketing Mania have embraced a new venue. Scheduled from October 15th to 18th, 2023, this exciting event will take place at the iconic Dubai Harbour. Hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, Expand North Star 2023 anticipates participation from 1800+ startups, 1000+ global investors, and a lineup of over 70 unicorn speakers.

SuperBridge Summit Dubai Debut: A significant addition to the GITEX 2023 landscape is the inaugural SuperBridge Summit Dubai. Scheduled for October 16th to 17th, 2023, this groundbreaking event will unfold at the esteemed Museum of the Future in Dubai, UAE. This summit promises to bring together innovative thought leaders and experts to explore transformative ideas and possibilities.

GITEX 2023 ShowsEcosystemVenue
AI EverythingAI Innovations, ML, NLPDWTC Hall 9 Ai Stage
Global Dev SlamCoders & Developers DWTC Global DevSlam Hall 26
(Near Exhibition Gate)
XverseMetaverse, AR, VR, & XRDWTC
GITEX ImpactClimate, ESG, & Sustainable FinanceDWTC Halls 27, 28, 29
Future UrbanismSustainable Urban livingDWTC Halls 7,8, 30, 31, 32
SuperBridge SummitTransformational ProjectsMuseum of the Future Dubai
Expand NorthstarStartups & InvestmentDubai Harbour
Future Blockchain SummitWeb 3.0, Blockchain & CryptoDubai Harbour
Fintech SurgeDigital EconomyDubai Harbour
Marketing ManiaMarketing TechnologyDubai Harbour

GITEX 2023’s Show Timings:

GITEX Global at DWTC will feature a dynamic conference lineup across multiple stages. On the 16th of October, the event will commence at 12 pm and continue until 5 pm. For the remaining days, conferences are scheduled from 10 am to 5 pm.

Expand North Star and co-located events at Dubai Harbour will run from 11 am to 9 pm on the 15th of October, and from 10 am to 9 pm from the 16th to the 18th of October.

The SuperBridge Summit 2023 at the Museum of Future will be held from 8 am to 5 pm on Monday, 16th October, and from 8 am to 2:30 pm on Tuesday, 17th October 2023.

Singaporean Speakers at GITEX Global 2023: Pioneering Tech Insights

  1. Mr. David Tan: Mr. David Tan, an MSc in Engineering graduate from NUS and the current Assistant Chief Executive Officer (Development Group) of JTC, a Singaporean government agency dedicated to promoting sustainable industrial development, is set to participate in GITEX 2023. Mr. Tan will take the stage to discuss the pivotal topic of “Building the Foundations of a Digital City: Integrated ICT Infrastructure for Digital Urbanization.” Scheduled at Hall 25’s main stage during GITEX Global 2023 at DWTC, this enlightening session on digital cities is marked for October 18, 2023, from 1:30 PM to 1:50 PM.
  2. James Tan: James Tan, the Managing Partner at Quest Ventures, a prominent venture capital firm headquartered in Singapore, will be a featured speaker at The Dubai Harbour venue. Notably, he also serves as the Chairman of ACE.SG, a vital trade association advocating for startup interests in Singapore.
  3. Koo Ping Shung: Koo Ping Shung, the Co-founder of the AI Professionals Association in Singapore, is poised to deliver insights at GITEX Global 2023. His discourse will revolve around the thought-provoking agenda of “Reimagining Government in the Digital Age: Transforming Public Services for the Future.” This compelling session, focused on digital cities, is set to grace Hall 25’s Main stage at DWTC on October 18, 2023, spanning from 3:40 PM to 4:10 PM.
Speaker at GITEX Global 2023 in Dubai, UAE - Mr. David Tan, Assistant CEO of JTC Singapore
Image Credit: Facebook @GitexGlobal (Speaker at GITEX Global 2023 in Dubai, UAE – Mr. David Tan, Assistant CEO of JTC, Singapore)

GITEX 2023 Exhibitors from Singapore:

As of the time of writing, a total of eight exhibitors from Singapore have confirmed their presence at GITEX Global 2023. Among these is “SGTech,” the foremost trade association representing Singapore’s dynamic tech industry. The roster of exhibitors also spans across various halls at DWTC and includes notable names like Imin Technology Pte Ltd., Alibaba Cloud (Singapore) Private Limited, FaceSec Pte. Ltd., Mercedes-Benz Singapore Pte. Ltd., Vizzio Technologies Pte Ltd, and Zilla Technology Pte. Ltd.

Fcode Labs at Global DevSlam 2023: A standout participant in Global DevSlam 2023 is Fcode Labs, a software engineering company with roots in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and an operational base in Singapore. Their presence will be marked by an exhibition at Stand No. P10, Hall No. 26, conveniently positioned near the Exhibition Gate of DWTC.

Simmple Ltd. at EXPAND NORTHSTAR 2023: Another prominent contender, Simmple Ltd., a cutting-edge property technology company hailing from Singapore, will seize the spotlight during the EXPAND NORTHSTAR 2023 show. With a focus on unveiling the new era of smart building automation, their exhibition will be showcased at Dubai Harbour.

Earlier this year, in April, SIMPPLE Ecosystem participated and emerged as the winner in the ‘Expand North Star Singapore Roadshow Pitching Competition,’ securing a fully-covered opportunity to join the eagerly awaited Expand North Star Dubai event at GITEX Global 2023 in October.

SIMPPLE Ecosystem Singapore - Exhibitor at Expand North Star Dubai as part of GITEX Global 2023
Image Credit: (SIMPPLE Ecosystem won the ‘Expand North Star Singapore Roadshow Pitching Competition’. They will be exhibiting at Expand North Star Dubai as part of GITEX Global 2023)

GITEX GLOBAL 2023 Ticket Pricing

When it comes to attending GITEX GLOBAL 2023, a range of pass options tailored for Delegates and Visitors await. These passes come with varying price points to suit different preferences, including discounted early bird tickets till 31 August 2023.

Visitor Passes:

  1. GITEX GLOBAL+ Pass: Enjoy comprehensive access to GITEX GLOBAL at Dubai World Trade Centre (October 16-20, 2023) and its four co-located shows, namely Ai Everything, Global DevSlam, Future Urbanism, and GITEX IMPACT. This pass extends entry to Expand North Star at Dubai Harbour (October 15-18, 2023) and its co-located events, Fintech Surge & Future Blockchain Summit. Notably, complimentary (free of charge) conference stages are incorporated in this pass. For paid conference streams, visitors can seamlessly select from various delegate pass options.
  2. Expand North Star+ Pass Only: The Expand North Star+ Pass exclusively provides entry to Expand North Star at Dubai Harbour (October 15-18, 2023), along with its co-located events, Fintech Surge & Future Blockchain Summit. Regrettably, this pass does not include access to GITEX GLOBAL and its co-located shows. Similar to the previous pass, complimentary (free of charge) conference stages at Dubai Harbour are included. For paid conference streams, visitors can opt for suitable delegate pass options.

Delegate Passes:

Paid conference access is reserved exclusively for Delegate Pass and Certified Training options. For the latest updates regarding Delegate passes, Early Bird discounts, and regular ticket prices, please refer to the Official Website.

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