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

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

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
dedicated not only to the IT industry but to the entire business

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.

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