Kingdom of Bahrain participated in Gitex Technology Week 2012, which is taking place in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center in the United Arab Emirates, representing the private and public sectors as well as the NGOs.
Crown Prince of Dubai H.H. Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated the exhibition, where he visited several pavilions and events in the exhibition held between 14-18 October.
The eGovernment Authority’s pavilion is taking part for the sixth time in a row following its belief in strengthening its presence in international forums and taking advantage of the latest, top practices and exchange of experience.
The Bahraini pavilion witnessed several participations of public and private sector organizations, such as the eGovernment Authority, Economic Development Board, the regional center of ICT, Bahrain ICT Supplies Trade Association (BISTA), Bahrain Investors Center and a number of entities in the industry.
The pavilion was organized by Future Gulf Business in partnership with LMRA – Tamkeen who supported the participants of private companies which include Al Nadeem IT, AlMoayyed Computers, Hitech WLL, Microsoft, Life Telecommunications BSC, Ascentech Telecom, ICOL Plus, Bin Hindy Informatics WLL, Sky and Land Technologies and Communications, AFNO Middle East, AlAmthal Consulting and Programming, Computer World, Digital Middle East, Denvert Business Solutions, Etisalcom, Global ETS, Andra sistemas, Information Village, Uni-Data, Kanoo Consulting Services, Kanoo Information Technology, Mela Bahrain, New Horizon, Open Source Technology, Zayani Computer Systems, Mantech Computer Services, Yokogawa Middle East, and ThinkSmart for Training and Development.
This year, Gitex gathered over 138,000 ICT experts who came from 144 countries, along with the participation of 77 international companies in addition to 18,000 decision-makers. GITEX is one of the largest industry events in the field of information and communications technology at the world level. It is also a notable platform that provides the latest technologies and innovations in the technology sector – attracting the most prestigious names in the sector.