Bahraini Tech Companies Showcase Innovations at Gitex Global & Expand North Star Exhibitions
Bahraini technology companies have taken center stage at the prestigious Gitex Global and Expand North Star exhibitions, highlighting their cutting-edge innovations and expanding their global reach. More than 32 micro, small, and medium-sized Bahraini tech companies, along with key partners including the Economic Development Board, Export Bahrain, and ila Bank, participated in these exhibitions.
Supported by Tamkeen, a semi-autonomous government agency, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s pavilion at Gitex Global featured 12 SMEs showcasing their work. Gitex Global, known as the largest technology exhibition in the world, attracted a massive audience from October 16th to 20th.
Meanwhile, at the Expand North Star exhibition, held from October 15th to 18th as part of the ‘Gitex Technology Week’ events hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, 20 emerging Bahraini startups made their mark. This exhibition, distinct from Gitex Global and held at a separate venue for the first time, aimed to welcome more global tech entrepreneurs.
With over 100,000 expected attendees and visitors from around the globe, this year’s exhibitions provided tech entrepreneurs with an unrivaled platform to display their products and services. The audience consisted of high-level executives, government officials, industry experts, entrepreneurs, academics, and technology enthusiasts, fostering opportunities for regional and international partnerships, market expansion, and interactions with leading experts and global tech company representatives.
The exhibitions primarily focused on showcasing cutting-edge technological innovations, particularly in the field of artificial intelligence. They also explored contemporary areas such as the impact of sixth-generation (6G) networks, expansive virtual business systems within metaverse technology, and more. The emphasis on AI underscores the growing significance of this technology in driving advancements across various sectors.
By participating in these exhibitions, Bahraini tech companies have demonstrated their commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements. Their presence at prestigious global platforms like Gitex Global and Expand North Star not only promotes their own innovative solutions but also puts Bahrain on the map as a hub for technology and entrepreneurship in the Middle East.
Through strategic partnerships and government support, the Kingdom of Bahrain is actively fostering an environment that encourages investment in the tech sector. The government’s continuous backing, exemplified by initiatives like Tamkeen’s involvement in Gitex Global, further reinforces Bahrain’s commitment to nurturing its burgeoning technology ecosystem.
Overall, the participation of Bahraini tech companies at Gitex Global and Expand North Star exhibitions signifies the country’s determination to remain at the forefront of technological innovation. These events provide a valuable opportunity for Bahraini startups and SMEs to gain exposure, establish partnerships, and solidify their presence in the global tech market. With a rapidly evolving tech landscape, Bahrain is poised to make a significant impact in the global technology arena.