The region’s favorite and longest-running consumer electronic bonanza is back with a heightened experience for gadget and technology buyers, matched by the best-priced gadgets and accessories available in the market. Returning to Za’abeel Halls 4-6 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 2-6 October, GITEX Shopper 2018 brings a trolley full of reasons to visit this year – here’s a top 10 to get you started:
1-Unbeatable deals under one roof
Featuring the very best names in electronic retailers, showcasing more than 35,000 products available to take home immediately, visitors can compare retailers’ deals every 10 steps at GITEX Shopper. There’s never been an easier way to check the very best deals available!
2-Try before you buy
From the latest laptops and cameras to gaming consoles and accessories, GITEX Shopper provides the ideal electronics playground to touch, feel and experience products before you buy – it’s vital to make sure that key purchase is the right one!
3-Hear from the techsperts
GITEX Shopper has recruited an army of techsperts from Tech Radar to assist shoppers on the best products to purchase, while a series of Tricks & Tips sessions will see the techsperts offer support and guidance on getting the most out of electronic purchases. From providing tricks on switching between Android and iOS to taking better photographs on your mobile, GITEX Shopper visitors can get exclusive insights through numerous free-to-attend panel sessions. There will also be an opportunity to check-in for one-on-one advice about the latest laptops, tablets, TVs and more.
4-Limited Stock! Limited Time!
A key feature of GITEX Shopper year-after-year is killer deals. Show partners typically conduct flash sales of the latest phones, laptops, TVs and more, so visitors must act quick and snap these limited deals up while stocks last.
5-Bring your A-game!
From the latest in PC gaming and consoles, the newest addition to GITEX Shopper will have the region’s gamers ready for battle. In addition to offers and deals on games, devises, and accessories, Shopper Games will host a five-day blitz of video gaming tournaments providing entrants the opportunity to show off their skills on games from Fortnite to FIFA.
6-Shop & Win Big!
As part of revamped Shop & Win concepts, GITEX Shopper 2018 is rolling out additional daily competitions and stage activations on an hourly basis, including the Shopper Price is Right, where visitors can partake in a Gameshow and guess prices to win prizes. The combined competition prizes available include an MG ZS Compact SUV, 50x AED1,000 Dell vouchers, and a daily holiday package to Tbilisi in Georgia, Baku in Azerbaijan, Yerevan in Armenia, Goa in India, and Herzegovina in Bosnia.
Designed to assist consumers eager to recycle their electronic items before purchasing or upgrading, GITEX Shopper will offer special vouchers that can be redeemed at the show in exchange for old technology items deposited at the designated Trade-In area.
8-Test your flying skills
Taking technology to new heights, the Shopper Drone Zone in the new Xperience Zone will offer novice and expert drone operator’s first-hand training on how to operate a drone and test out their own piloting skills in a safe area on the show floor. Visitors who love the experience can then pick up a drone of their own at incredible GITEX Shopper prices.
9-Unbox a YouTube sensation
Visitors will be able to witness first-hand ‘Unboxing’ demonstrations streamed directly from the show. Taking place within the Xperience Zone, a number of the latest products will be ‘unboxed’ live onstage with a guest appearance from the award-winning content creator, YouTuber, and Technologist, EMKWAN, who has amassed almost 44,000 subscribers.
10-Reduced tickets and free parking
Tickets are priced at only AED 20 ($5.45), a reduction on last year. Entry is free for children below the age of five. Students enter for AED10 ($2.72). Creating even more convenience for visitors, GITEX Shopper 2018 is offering free parking at DWTC to those who spend more than AED300 at the show. Tickets can be purchased through https://www.gitexshopperdubai.com/.