GITEX, Gulf Information Technology Exhibition is an annual event held at Dubai World Trade Centre. This year the 37th GITEX Technology Week took place October 8–12 with almost 5,000 exhibitors and more than 140,000 attendees. It is the most important event of its kind in the Middle East.

GITEX 2017 is a notable event for the IoT field. Such companies as ATrackConcoxGoSafe, Gurtam, MeitrackRuptelaSYSTECHTeltonika and some more participated in it. These companies also participated in MWCA17, another high-level conference that took place in San Francisco.

A lot of key players from the other fields of technology have come to attend the event as well: LG, Microsoft, HP, BlackBerry, HTC, Etisalat, Viewsonic and others are the usual guests and exhibitors. The presentations are divided into sectors specialized at: 3D printing, AR and VR, Global Smart Cities Technology, IoT, Smart Manufacturing, Cloud, Robotics and more.

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