H.E. Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Suwaiyel, President of King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology, yesterday (May 22, 2012) inaugurated GITEX Saudi Arabia 2012, a premier business-to-business networking event and leading consumer ICT showcase being held from May 21 to 24, 2012, at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. The event has attracted the participation of over 250 exhibitors from 16 countries, showcasing latest developments and emerging trends within the buoyant Saudi ICT sector.
GITEX Saudi Arabia 2012 has generated remarkable interest from the local public sector. In addition to the support from the Ministry of Communications & IT, the event is seeing the participation of the Ministry of Interior-NIC, the Ministry of Justice, e-Government Program (Yesser), Riyadh Municipality, Technical & Vocational Training Corp., Commission for Communications & Information Technology (CITC), and BADIR-ICT. Further, the event is being attended by companies from China, India, Pakistan, Taiwan, Japan, UAE, Qatar, Jordan, Lebanon, Czech Republic, England, Turkey, UK, Germany and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
GITEX Saudi Arabia 2012 taps into latest ISP solutions, card technologies and smart chips, consultancy and training, customer relationship management (CRM), digital imaging and graphics, e-business, money management, information management, networks and business communications, office automation, online information systems, security solutions and wireless computing among others.
GITEX Saudi Arabia 2012, the 11th International Information Technology Exhibition for Saudi Arabia, runs concurrently with Saudi Communications 2012 – The 14th International Telecommunications Exhibition which serves as the business-to-business portion of GITEX. The show is certified by UFI – the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and is organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company. Full event details are available at www.saudigitex.com.