The wait is almost over for tech fans and savvy shoppers eager to get their hands on the latest gadgets and smart home technologies at special deals as this year’s Gitex Shopper Spring and Shopper Smart Living get set to kick off tomorrow (Wednesday) at 11am at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The world’s top tech brands and the regional power retailers including Jacky’s Electronics, Jumbo, E-Max Electronics, Plug Ins, Sharaf DG and Samsung, will offer new product launches and attractive deals across the full range of technology, communication and entertainment products.
Products include the latest mobile phones and smartphones, tablets, laptops, HD TVs, cameras, gaming consoles, photographic equipment, wearable tech, smart home and lifestyle appliances, white goods and more.
A number of new zones being introduced this year include the ‘Xbox Gaming Zone’ and ‘This Hot! That's Cool!’ experience zone, offering visitors the opportunity to test and experience the latest technologies, new launches and gadgets that are available for purchase or will be coming soon.
“Whether this will be your first visit or a return to your favourite annual event, Gitex Shopper Spring and Shopper Smart Living offer the smartest options on the widest choices in the most convenient location. There is nowhere else in town where you’ll find a number of special offers, bundled deals and launches of the latest technology products under one roof, and have the extra bonus of winning prizes at almost every turn,” said Trixie LohMirmand, Senior Vice President, Dubai World Trade Centre.
More than half a million dirhams worth of prizes will be up for grabs at the shows.
Prizes include: Obi smartphones in the ‘Visit & Win raffle’, Police branded watches in the ‘Scratch & Win’ raffle, daily prizes of two spectacular travel packages worth Dh20,000 and Dh50,000 cash and a grand prize – a brand new Mitsubishi Montero Sport SUV.
The latest cool and trendy gadgets are also up for grabs in the Gitex Shopper Spring competition which started earlier this month on Arabian Radio Network, and include Oppo smartphones, Canon products and Fuji Instax Mini Cameras.
Students visiting the show will have the opportunity to submit their best report cards to win one of four university scholarships offered by Amity University Dubai.
The scholarships have a cumulative value of Dh140,000 and are applicable to any Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree offered by the University.
Gitex Shopper Spring 2016 and Shopper Smart Living will take place from 30 March - 2 April and will open from 11am to 11pm every day.
Tickets are Dh25 per person, include access to both Gitex Shopper Spring and Shopper Smart Living. Entry is Dh10 per student for groups of 50 and above.