Dubai World Trade Centre, 06-10 October 2019
GITEX is the global technology week hosted by the government of Dubai in an initiative to promote the growth of technology. This year companies from around the globe gathered in Dubai World Trade Centre from 6th to 10th October to exhibit their products and technological advancements. The major area focused on technologies related to AI, ML and IoT. Various governments supported the startup ecosystem to promote the growth of innovative companies across the globe.
The major initiative in promoting the companies within the startup ecosystem was through the GITEX SUPERNOVA challenge for which more than 100 companies registered as GITEX Future Stars. There were 10 major categories listed out and each company pitched to become the ultimate champion.
About 35 companies were shortlisted as finalists out of which two companies were from India. Embright Infotech was the only company from Kerala Startup Ecosystem that got selected as a finalist.
During the GITEX expo, Embright Infotech was invited to demonstrate its technology at the Inventor Connect Meet organized by the Indian Cultural Centre, Abu Dhabi. Vinay Narayan, Vice President of Platform Strategy and Developer Community for HTC, showed immense interest in the company's product Auticare, an XR-AI based Assistive Technology Learning platform for ASD and special education and has agreed to support the company in the development of the product and related platforms.
Embright Infotech has received a lot of connections from Global Cooperation Council and from the Middle East and North African Region for strategic and business tie ups to scale the product in these areas. GITEX 2019 was definitely one of the best International platforms the company could get to promote the latest technology and received almost 50 prospective clients both in private and government sectors.
Dubai World Trade Centre, 14-18 October
The Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) is an annual consumer electronics and computer trade show, conference and exhibition that takes place in Dubai, and attracts numerous participants from across the globe.
Around 100,000 visitors and 4,500 exhibitors took part in the biggest edition of Middle East’s premier IT showcase which is one of the world’s largest gatherings of emerging IT companies and was held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from October 14 to 18, 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The GITEX 2018 event was mainly aimed at the display of innovative technological products but apart from that, it made the public and private sectors to join hands to bring forward the innovation of the latest technologies for a better future.
About 20 start-up companies from Kerala Pavilion was selected to attend the trade show in Dubai and delightfully Embright Infotech was one amongst them who got the glorious opportunity to exhibit their excellence.
“The expo was really a big platform for us, we got about 120 prospective client leads and a chance to interact with various Government Officials from all over the Middle East. Also, we got a chance to interact with the former chairman of Infosys, Mr. S. D Shibulal. GITEX2018 was one of the best
International platforms we got to showcase our products”, says Bobin Chandra, Cofounder, Embright Infotech Pvt Ltd.