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GITEX Shopper dates confirmed for Dubai

Whatson.ae logo Whatson.ae 12/09/2018 Siobhan Downes
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The spring edition of the event was scrapped earlier this year.

GITEX Shopper will take place from October 2 to 6, organisers have confirmed.

The electronics show is a major event on the Dubai retail calendar, with some pretty sweet deals to be snapped up on a variety of gadgets.

October’s event will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre. Tickets are now available, with entry costing Dhs20 for each day of the event.

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There are usually two editions of the sales bonanza each year – one in April, and one in October. However, organisers cancelled the spring edition this year, saying the two events would be merged into one super sale in October.

What can you expect at the event? As well as bargains on the latest and greatest tech, you can also hear some of the region’s top techsperts share their tips & tricks, see shiny new electronics being unpacked in a special “unboxing” area (yep, we’re addicted to those YouTube videos too), and even learn how to fly a drone.

Here’s a little tip though – even if you can’t make down to World Trade Centre, a lot of the participating GITEX retailers (Jumbo, Sharaf DG, etc) also offer a number of similar – and in some cases identical – deals at their regular retail locations.

We’ll be sure to bring you details of the best deals closer to the time.

GITEX Shopper, Dubai World Trade Centre, October 2 to 6, Dhs20. gitexshopperdubai.com

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