We’re sure many of you might not be knowing what is it actually all about. Many tourists have also specially stepped in and grabbed their Dubai holiday packages just to enjoy and get their hands on exclusive items at this gadget festival. But, what is GITEX all about? Let’s get a few answers to our most thoughtful questions.
What does GITEX stand for?
It is an abbreviation used for Gulf Information Technology Exhibition.
What are the dates of the next edition of GITEX Shopper?
23rd September 2017 – 30th September 2017
Where is GITEX Shopper being held?
Every year, GITEX shopper is held at the Dubai World Trade Centre at the Zabeel Hall 3,4,5 and 6. It is easily connected to the metro. You can get down at the World Trade Centre metro station, from where it is a bit of a walk.
What is GITEX Shopper all about?
GITEX Shopper is the region’s biggest consumer electronics event that is a host to an array of powerful retailers that belong to world class brands. There are usually two editions to the show, one in Spring and the other one in Autumn and both last for about four days each.
What are the timings?
7 days a week, starting from 11am to 11pm.
What is the entry ticket cost and from where can you buy them?
The price per ticket is AED 30 per person (Adult and Child) on ALL days. Every visitor requires to buy a ticket to enter the exhibition except the participants and employees.
Entrance for children below the age of 5 years is for free. Children below the age of 14 years need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Student groups of 50 and above can get their tickets at AED 10 per student.
This exhibition is open to public.
— GITEX Shopper (@GITEXShopper) September 24, 2017
What brands are associated with GITEX Shopper?
Leading brands include:
Android, Asus, Axiom, Bose, Dell, EMAX, HP, Hisense Jacky’s, Jumbo, Lava, Microsoft, Nestle, Oppo, Samsung and Sharaf DG.
How to make it to GITEX Shopper if you’re not in Dubai?
GITEX official airline partner is Emirates Airlines that has connections over six continents reaching up to 150 destinations currently.
The Dubai International Airport is about 15 minutes away from the DWTC. You can also apply your Dubai Visa via Tabeer Tourism if your country of nationality doesn’t appear on the list of visa on arrival countries. No advance visa arrangements are required to visit the country. If you are among the visa on arrival countries then, simply disembark from your flight and proceed to the immigration at the Dubai International Airport, where your passport shall be stamped with a 30-days visit visa that can be extended for an additional 30 days at additional charges.
You can also choose an all in one inclusive Dubai tour package with hotel accommodation, flights, airport transfers and visas for a hassle free stay in Dubai.