GITEX Shopper 2012 ready to open doors

170,000 bargain hunters expected at consumer event

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GITEX Shopper 2012 ready to open doors Some 170,000 visitors are expected to tread the 30,000 square-metre exhibition space.
By  Stephen McBride Published  September 25, 2012

It's back and bigger than ever. GITEX Shopper 2012 opens its doors on 29 September at Dubai World Trade Centre for an eight-day consumer blitz involving over 100 companies from seven participating countries: Egypt, Oman, Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom and UAE.

Around 170,000 visitors are expected to tread the 30,000 square-metre exhibition space as they hunt for bargains, browse new technologies and examine the latest gadgets on offer at vendor stands.

Both public and trade visitors are welcome and entry costs AED 30 per person, per entry. Students will be charged AED 10 for groups numbering a minimum of 50 students. Children under the age of five are admitted free of charge but should be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be bought in advance through Time Out Tickets (, Ticketingco, Select EPPCO and ENOC outlets (over 60 outlets) and onsite. has 10 pairs of all-day access passes to give away, courtesy of Dubai World Trade Centre. To enter, visit our competition page.

Just by visiting the event, visitors also have the chance to win LG gift vouchers worth AED 1,500 each as well as a grand prize of a Ford Mustang. There will be five draws daily.

Dates: 29 September - 6 October

Location: Dubai World Trade Centre  

Opening hours: 29 September - 3 October: 11am to 10pm; 4 - 6 October: 11am to 11pm

Admission: AED 30 per person, per entry; AED 10 for groups of students numbering a minimum of 50; Children under 5 admitted free

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