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Amid constant digital disruption,
Accenture is helping leading companies to harness
and sustain a competitive advantage.

Accenture will be at the forefront of the largest technology event in the Middle East and North Africa—the 36th GITEX Technology Week 2016—as the Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner for the second consecutive year. Join us to learn how Accenture helps businesses realize the full potential of digital.

Re-imagine Realities at the 36th GITEX Technology Week, 16-20 October 2016.

Accenture participates at the GITEX Technology Week as the Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner for the second year running.

Accenture brings an impressive line-up of digital thought leaders and initiatives to GITEX 2016. Find out more about our involvement below.

Gitex Technology Week

Re-imagine Realities at the 36th GITEX Technology Week, where GITEX will showcase cutting-edge products, gadgets, and services in the areas of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Wearables and 3D Printing, among others.

What to expect:

  • Gain insights from keynote speakers and global leaders.

  • Listen to industry leaders’ talks on topics affecting the future of business.

  • Network with top CXOs and CEOs from around the globe.

  • Learn about innovations in AR, AI, VR, Smart Living and Wearables, 3D printing, Digital Marketing, Drones, Robotics, iCities.

  • Participate in CSI Lab, App Hack, Student Lab and many other events.

Quick facts:

Partnership Overview

Accenture is the exclusive Digital Transformation Partner of GITEX Technology Week, leading transformation journeys in the region.

In 2015, Accenture signed a three-year agreement with the Dubai World Trade Centre to become the exclusive digital transformation partner of GITEX Technology Week. Accenture will team with the event organizers, Dubai World Trade Centre, to deliver compelling, industry-leading insights on how digital technology is transforming businesses and governments in the region, as well as globally.

Omar Boulos, Regional Managing Director, Accenture in the Middle East and North Africa; and Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and Dubai World Trade Centre Authority

In the Limelight

Accenture at the 36th GITEX Technology Week

Accenture’s best thought leaders will deliver key note addresses and speak at special sessions to focus attention on how we lead the digital transformation of businesses. Other Accenture highlights include the launch of the latest edition of the Technology Vision, interactive demos and meetings with top CEOs and CXOs, and sponsorship of the Student Lab innovation contest.

Click/tap on an activity below for more information.

Opening day keynote address

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Key Accenture Speakers

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Launch of 2016 Technology Vision Report

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Accenture Digital Walls at GITEX 2016

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Prize sponsor of Student Lab Award contest

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Accenture demos at Etisalat booth

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Key Accenture Speakers

Digital Acceleration Center

Meetings and demos will be hosted at Accenture’s new Digital Acceleration Center during the 36th GITEX Technology Week 2016.

Accenture’s Digital Acceleration Center was set up to support the United Arab Emirate’s vision for a nation powered by innovation, digitization and smart technology by helping with the creation of digital companies. Showcasing the next-generation software and hardware technologies, the DAC empowers companies to quickly leverage digital to enhance their customers’ experiences.

"The Digital Acceleration Center in Dubai is a one-of-a-kind ‘think-and-act tank’ equipped to support our clients and expedite their complete digital transformation journey."

OMAR BOULOS
Regional Managing Director for Accenture in the Middle East and North Africa

Media Highlights

Accenture at GITEX Technology Week, 2015

Accenture’s participation at the 2015 GITEX Technology Week received extensive coverage in the media. See below for last year’s press releases.

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