Smart home products will be heavily featured at this year's event
The hotly anticipated Gitex Shopper 2019 event begins at Dubai World Trade Center today, giving residents and visitors an opportunity to find enticing deals and promotions on the latest in modern gadgets.
The event will also feature prizes, giveaways and a number of interactive experiences for visitors.
"The appeal of bumper deals, unbeatable promotions on the latest electronics and a raft of additional try-before-you-buy experiences across the show floor ensure Gitex Shopper continues to attract visitors year after year," Trixie LohMirmand, DWTC senior was president, was quoted as saying by the Khaleej Times.
"Smart home products will take centre-stage this year via a dedicated zone, which enhances the shopper experience and provides visitors with added support to aid in the purchasing process."
Tickets for the show - which is open from 11am to 11pm - cost AED 20. Children under the age of five enter for free, and student groups of 50 or more can avail of tickets for AED 10. Those who spend AED 300 will get six hours of free parking.
Additionally, this year will see the return of Gitex Shopper Trade-in, in which visitors are rewarded with vouchers if they recycle unused electronics, as well as Shopper Games, which includes a number of PC and console tournaments throughout the event.
A new Shopper Smart Hub - held in partnership with Jumbo Electronics - will also showcase new smart home products, with experts on staff to provide advice.For all the latest tech news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.