Vladimir Dmitriev

Vladimir Dmitriev
Vice President
Chamber of Commerce
of the Russian Federation

On behalf of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and on my behalf as well, let me welcome the exhibitors, visitors and organizers of the International Exhibition of Information and Telecommunication Technologies GITEX Technology Week 2017 in Dubai (UAE).

This is one of the most significant exhibitions in the field of information and telecommunication technologies for business. Over 4000 exhibitors take part in the exhibition; exhibitors’ and visitors’ geography is surprisingly vast: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, the USA, Russia and other countries - 97 countries in total.

The subject matter covers the latest trends - FinTech, 3D printing, data centers, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, smart city technologies, cloud technologies, smart manufacturing, IoT, network infrastructure & security, telecommunications & mobility, printing & business automation, etc. The exhibition comes with intense business program, which includes more than 100 events of different formats.

It should be noted that GITEX Technology Week 2017 gives Russian telecommunication equipment manufacturers and software developers great opportunity to demonstrate their advanced developments and technologies corresponding to the brand new world trends, meet with IT market leaders from different countries on experience exchange, make up direct communication between their customers and buyers.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry primary goal is domestic companies support when entering the international market. We wish Russian GITEX exhibitors fruitful work and successful development of business contacts with Middle East partners.