(MENAFN - Arab News) GITEX Saudi Arabia 2012, the 11th International Information and Communications Technology Exhibition for Saudi Arabia, echoes the continuing boom in the Kingdom's ICT sector as a growing number of regional and international exhibitors have already confirmed participation at the trade event.
Organized under the auspices of the KSA's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Gitex Saudi Arabia 2012 will run from May 21 to 24 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.
"The enthusiasm toward the growth prospects of the Saudi ICT market is clearly manifested in this year's Gitex Saudi Arabia, which is witnessing a surge in interest from regional and global exhibitors," said a spokesperson from Riyadh Exhibitions Company.
The spokesperson added: "Moreover, the energetic response of leading IT companies to this year's event demonstrates the status of Gitex. Saudi Arabia as the premier networking and marketing platform for all stakeholders in the Kingdom's ICT sector. Saudi Arabia's impressive performance in the UN e-Government Readiness Index 2012 underlines the successful efforts in boosting the adoption of e-services and enhancing broadband penetration across the country, and we are therefore putting greater emphasis on these areas during the trade event. We have also prepared a much more extensive showcase of products and value-added services that cater to a diverse range of sectors, including oil and gas, financial services, health care, education and communications."
Gitex Saudi Arabia 2012 will run concurrently with Saudi Communications 2012 - The 14th International Telecommunications Exhibition which will serve as the business-to-business portion of Gitex.
The show is being organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company.