The biggest technology expo in the world, GITEX GLOBAL, is visiting Africa for the first time.
In acknowledgement of the continent’s potential for technological advancements and its rising desire for innovation, Gitex, an annual exhibition of global technology giants and start-ups in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced that its inaugural edition will be held in Africa.
The first worldwide project for GITEX Global is this event.
At a press conference conducted in connection with GITEX GLOBAL 2022, the announcement was made.
have praised Gitex Africa as a company having operations in various African countries In Marrakech, Morocco, from May 31 to June 2, 2023, the first GITEX AFRICA will be held.
It will help develop a vision for a digital economy that is more linked, sustainable, inclusive, and tech-driven while bringing attention from the international community to the continent’s great potential.
A partner in the launch of GITEX AFRICA is the Digital Development Agency (ADD), a strategic public agency that manages the Moroccan government’s digital transformation plan and reports to the Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transition and Administrative Reform.
In this eagerly anticipated business endeavor in the highly sought-after tech zone, KAOUN International, the overseas events organizing company of Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), will take the lead in the official launch of the “Go There” global campaign for GITEX AFRICA.
At the official announcement and signing of the show, Mohammed Drissi Melyani, general director of the Digital Development Agency, said: “We are proud to conduct this event in a continent that is seeing great dynamic, economic, and social expansion in many fields.
African talent is developing at a rate that has never before been seen.
Global tech juggernauts Despite the fact that 522.8 million people, or 40% of the African population, already have internet access, Microsoft and Google have already started building billion-dollar innovation and talent hubs throughout the continent.
Morocco has the fifth-biggest economy on the continent, is the continent’s second-largest investor in Sub-Saharan Africa, and is the continent’s largest investor in West Africa. It also ranks third on the World Bank’s ease of doing business index for African nations.
Foreign investment in Morocco is rising, particularly in export-oriented sectors like manufacturing, because to favorable macroeconomic policies, trade liberalization, investment incentives, and structural improvements.