Amazing 25% show growth enabled as landmark Gitex Shopper 2012 move to World Trade Centre Dubai!
The UAE’s market of electronics consumer is likely to reach a record breaking figure of around $3.8 billion this year and there will be maximum demand observed for the Gitex Shopper exhibition space. The organizers of the biggest consumer IT and electronics show of the region have decided to relocate the show to the World Trade Center Dubai for this year.
Apart from this relocation to a much more convenient new location in the center of the city, Gitex Shopper will be organized some time earlier than its usual dates. This year the show will be held from September 29th till October 6th 2012. As the demand of the visitors is expected to rise, there will be increased opening hours for the show. It is reported that this year show will be the best one and the largest one with around 25% increased space to accommodate the industry demand flow. There will be more than 25,000 latest products and gadgets displayed. The 95% of event floor space is already booked by some of the most leading international consumer IT electronic brands which include names like Dell, Fujitsu, Intel, Samsung, Seagate, Sanford, Nintendo, HP, Epson, HTC and Bose.
Also this year it will be easier to reach for the show as the location is central, the new Dubai World Trade Centre. The Metro Station to the venue will be dedicated to the doors of the show with some meters distance only. There is also arrangement for adequate parking space within close distance to the venue.
Senior Vice President, Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and organizer of Gitex Shopper, Trixee Loh talking about the event says that “Gitex Shopper has gained immense success since it first began and is now moved to the famous Dubai World Trade Center to meet the demand flow. There is also a massive increase made in the floor space for this exhibition to meet the need for this event. Also the opening hours of the event are also increased to meet the expected increase in demand of incoming visitors to attend the Gitex Shopper Event. He further said that our team is making all efforts to increase and deliver valuable service.”
Every year this show attracts thousands of visitors from different parts of the world and this year this show is expected to make the biggest sale ever with exclusive special offers, deals and competitions with launch of latest products and gadgets.
Many internationally well known brands will be participating in this event this year for the first time including the famous Nestle, Toshiba, LG and Western Digital.
President of LG Electronics Gulf FZE, D.Y. Kim says “Over the passing years, the Gitex Shopper has gained fame of being the best platform to display latest consumer electronic products and gadgets. This event attracts different visitors who travel not only from this region but from several different countries of the world and there are many serious shoppers expected for this event this year as well. The famous LG Smart Projector is one of the products that would be launched this year through this event. There will be slimmest and smartest LED projectors displayed with amazing functions and creative features offered with them.”
Head of Retail, Samsung Electronics, Firas Tayfour says “Samsung will be participating for the first time at Gitex Shopper and this would surely be the best platform to display our products and to interact with serious consumers. Here we can interact with consumers and create awareness for our latest products. Our company Samsung is a consumer focused one and this opportunity would bring us good success.”
Most famous regional distributors and retailers to join this event this year include Al Falak, Al Sayegh, EMAX, Etisalat, Jacky's Electronics, Jumbo Electronics, CompuME, E-City, , Geekay Games, Tarsam, Touchmate, iSTYLE, , Plug-Ins, Sharaf DG, and V.V. & Sons.
Chief Operating Officer of Jacky's Middle East, Ashish Panjabi says “It will be 11th time consecutively that Jacky's Electronics will become part of the Gitex Shopper Event. This show without any doubts is the best platform where we can display our latest products and gadgets in UAE to an international market. This time we will be having much larger presence than previous years. The venue is quite convenient as the show is to be held this year at the Dubai World Trade Center. There is an expectation to view huge increase in the number of shoppers with many new visitors this year at the event.”
CEO of Sharaf DG, Nilesh Khalkho says “We share an experience of being part of Gitex Shopper for the last 8 years and this time we will increase our presence in term of size at the show. The space of exhibition is expanded thus there will be opportunity to display more of the electronic products range. We expect to give best deals to the customers of Sharaf DG this year as well.”
This year Gitex Shopper 2012 will be held from September 29th 2012 till October 6th 2012. The show opening time will be from 11:00 am till 10:00 pm from (September 29th, Saturday till October 3rd, Wednesday) and from 11:00 am till 11:00 pm (October 4th, Thursday till October 6th, Saturday). The show will remain open for long hours from 11:00 am on Fridays for the first time this year.
Gitex Shopper tickets will be available on venue and online as well via Time Out Tickets. Children under 5 years of age can enter free of charge at the show.