Dubai Internet City

Dubai Internet City to participate at GITEX Africa 2024

22 May 2024
Press Release
  • The regional hub for tech leaders including Google, Microsoft, VISA, and Mastercard will showcase the latest innovations from its ecosystem in Marrakech, Morocco on 29-31 May

Dubai Internet City, an accelerator of digital transformation in the region, will showcase the best of African technology and innovation from its community at GITEX Africa 2024, the largest tech and start-up show in Africa, to be held on 29-31 May in Marrakech, Morocco.

As a founding member of Dubai’s thriving digital sector, Dubai Internet City has supported the region’s economic diversification efforts and strengthened its knowledge-based economy for 25 years by attracting top industry investors and innovators to deliver localised innovation. As Business Acceleration Partner of GITEX Africa, Dubai Internet City is reaffirming its commitment to fostering collaboration and innovation across the Middle East and Africa to deliver globally impactful outcomes.

Dubai Internet City’s attendance comes on the heels of its participation in October 2023 as Innovation Partner of GITEX Global in Dubai, where the tech destination confirmed several strategic partnerships to strengthen the regional start-up ecosystem and bolster global technology sector, including with German Entrepreneurship GmbH and Korea’s National IT Industry Promotion Agency.

Artificial intelligence (AI), smart cities, mobility, and blockchain will be among the emerging themes discussed at GITEX Africa, with Dubai Internet City set to present the latest innovations and talent from its ecosystem, which includes global tech giants like Google, Microsoft, VISA, and Mastercard, at GITEX Africa. With advancements in AI applications driving enhancements in all facets of business and life, Dubai Internet City will also showcase its contribution to strategic visions like Dubai Economic Agenda ‘D33’ and the newly launched Dubai Universal Blueprint for AI (DUB.AI) at GITEX Africa.

Dubai Internet City, the largest leading tech hub in the region, is part of TECOM Group’s portfolio of business districts that include Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City, Dubai Production City, Dubai Knowledge Park, Dubai International Academic City, Dubai Science Park, Dubai Industrial City and Dubai Design District (d3).