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25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Gitex Shopper set to kick-off in Dubai

DUBAI, October 2, 2015

Gitex Shopper 2015 will kick-off tomorrow (October 3) with a landmark 25th anniversary edition of the region’s largest and most anticipated consumer electronics show.  
 
Thousands of technology fans and smart consumers are expected to visit the show at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), to snap up the special offers on the latest products, said a statement.
 
The world’s top tech brands including Lenovo, Dell, Samsung and Toshiba, together with regional power retailers such as Jacky’s, Jumbo, Max Electronics, Plug Ins and Sharaf DG have promised exciting new product launches and unbeatable offers across the full range of technology, communication and entertainment products being showcased, it said.
 
Products include the latest laptops, mobile phones and smartphones, cameras, photographic equipment and wearable tech, including the latest bestselling gizmos - self-balancing electric scooters.
 
Trixie LohMirmand, senior vice president, DWTC, organiser of the event, said: “We’re looking forward to celebrating a bumper show this year – the special offers, spectacular promotions and prizes lined up for visitors to Gitex Shopper 2015 make this 25th anniversary edition one of our most exciting yet.
 
“With the latest trends in high tech on offer, exciting features and activities every single hour of the show, there is something for all ages, interests and budgets.” 
 
Beyond securing incredible deals for visitors, Gitex Shopper will celebrate its 25th edition with Dh3 million ($816,584) in exceptional prizes to be won in promotions, competitions, giveaways and raffles being run throughout the eight days of the show. 
 
Included in these will be the opportunity to win half a kilogram of gold every day, when visitors spend Dh500 and above. 
 
To participate in this daily raffle, visitors need to upload their invoices on the ‘Sweet’ app, for iOS fans or Android fans.
 
Additional to the prizes to be won this year, will be the opportunity being offered by Amity University for students to win a university scholarship every day of the show. 
 
Valued at Dh280,000 and applicable to any bachelor’s degree or master’s degree offered by the university, the scholarships require students to submit their best report cards each day to be in running.
 
Meanwhile, the DWTC Metro Station, which is just metres from the door to the show, will offer a wide choice of food outlets, which together with the range of interactive activities taking place during the show, promises a great day out for friends and family, said the statement.
 
The tickets have been priced at Dh30 per person, with a promotional entry ticket price of Dh10 available for students pre-registered in groups over 50. Entry is free for children below the age of five, it added. - TradeArabia News Service



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