Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) today announced its participation in CeBIT 2012, the world's largest and most renowned trade fair for IT and telecommunications; which will be taking place at Hanover, Germany from 6 to 10 March 2012.
Set to take place at the world's largest fairground in Hanover, CeBIT 2012 is expected to host over 4,200 companies from 70 countries. In 2011, the event attracted 339,000 visitors from 110 different countries including over 500 CIO's from leading global corporations generating €50 billion in investments. Over 5,000 journalists and bloggers covered the five-day exhibition that drew over 100 international business delegations.
During the event Dubai Silicon Oasis senior officials will showcase the park's hi-tech ecosystem and highlight DSO's solid value proposition and the growing opportunities available in the region, which is poised for further technology innovations.
Ghanim Al Falasi, Senior VP of Corporate Services at DSOA, said: "Last year, CeBIT provided a launch pad for thousands of new products and solutions from innovation houses across the world. The event is widely regarded as a barometer for the information technology sector, a reason why participating at this exhibition is important for us for.
"As a government entity that is built on strong business fundamentals, Dubai Silicon Oasis offers an encouraging environment, state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure, cutting edge IT services, and business support to potential partners that plan to set up operations at the high-tech park. The destination is an ideal base for organizations looking to expand their presence in the Middle East, a region that continues to serve as an engine for economic growth."
The delegation will leverage the opportunity to invite potential business partners at CeBIT 2012 to gain a first-hand opinion on the advantages of the free zone.
A wholly-owned entity of the government of Dubai, DSO operates as a free zone technology park for semiconductors, microelectronics and other electronics-based companies looking to set up their regional headquarters and research and development divisions in Dubai.