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Egyptian Companies Look to Gitex 99 to Show Industry's Strength

The Egyptian IT and Internet industry continues to play a significant role in the development of the regional and local economies, and the market will have the chance to showcase its strength at the upcoming Gitex 99 in Dubai.

Many leading Egyptian companies are participating in Gitex 99, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Center between October 30 and November 3 in the UAE. There Egyptian firms will display their latest Internet, linguistic and business applications at the Egyptian Pavilion.

The Egyptian Exporter Association "ExpoLink" will once again take part in Gitex this year. ExpoLink is a non-profit organization founded by the private sector business community in order to promote Egyptian exports by increasing global competitiveness.

Among its many features, ExpoLink assists and supports entrepreneurs entering the international market, helps to identify and open new markets, and provides technical assistance and introduce advanced Internet technology.

It also provides market information and trends, enhances domestic and international joint research and development programs, and links Egypt to the world via an efficient information system including e-business and e-commerce strategies.

Also in the Egyptian Pavilion will be companies like AlMotahida Software, developer of electronic publishing projects and media management systems, that will launch an Arabic version of its search engine for the Internet.

Soficom, a company built around the Internet, will advise firms wishing to profit by using the Internet. It assists companies through the whole cycle, from creating a Web presence to site marketing and decreased costs through the Internet. Among the services to be launched during the show will be Web site development, electronic commerce, intranet development and consulting, ISP.Net, Internet marketing and promotion.

Persona Egypt specializes in design and production of comprehensive packages on interactive multimedia and computer-aided presentations, including Web sites, audio-visual and printed media.

Some of the other companies under the Egyptian Pavilion are CompuGlobe-Egypt, Data Management Systems (DMS), Future Soft, Gadtech Software, Hadeya, Horizon Interactive studios S.A.E, Khalifa , OFIS, Personal Computer Systems, Safeer and Unicomp.

Ranked among the top three IT exhibitions in the world, Gitex99 has established itself as the leading exhibition for computing, Internet, communication systems and applications dedicated not only to the IT industry but to the entire business environment.

The continued success of the show in terms of numbers and quality of visitors from around the world supports Dubai as a major IT hub, not only for the Middle East, but also for Africa and Southwest Asia.