Event Information

Date: Wednesday, 5th November 2014

Venue: Ritz Carlton, DIFC

“The Channel Middle East Conference is a hugely valuable forum for the channel community in the Middle East.  I found my interactions with the participants of significant value as we seek to build the best channel business in the region.  The content was insightful and the organisation was impeccable.”

John Coulston, Channel Director- Middle East, Dell


2014 Speakers

  • John Coulston, Channel Director- Middle East, DELL
  • Shailendra Rughwani, President,Dubai Computer Group
  • Jamal Maraqa, Managing Director, PRO TECHnology
  • Rohit Bachani, Director, Merlin Digital
  • Anand Choudha, Managing Director, Spectrami
  • Hany Maurice, Director of Business Development EMEA, Intelligent Decisions
  • Jason McMillan, PSG Channel Manager, Hewlett-Packard Middle East
  • David Drummond, Vice President- MEA, Acer
  • Asem Galal, Managing Partner, Galal and Karawi Consulting
  • Samer Karawi, Managing Partner, Galal and Karawi Consulting
  • Mohammed Mobasseri, Chief Executive Officer, EMT Distribution
  • Aman Manzoor, Regional Consumer Sales Director, Kaspersky Lab Middle East
  • Ashish Panjabi, Chief Operating Officer, Jacky’s Group of Companies
  • Sufian Dweik, Vice President, Huawei Technologies Enterprise Business UAE
  • Djillali Lahiani, MEA Channel Business Partner and Development Manager, Lenovo Middle East and Africa
  • Ajay Singh Chauhan, Chief Executive Officer, ComGuard and Spectrum Group
  • Martin Uchytil, Finance Director- Middle East, DELL
  • Bharadwaj Kalyanasundaram, Head- Credit & Risk Management, Redington 
  • Khalid Laban, Chief Executive Officer, Oxygen Middle East
  • Ram Praveen, Business Unit Manager – ProValue Division, FDC International

Downloadable Materials

Post Show Report 2013


Following the Channel Middle East Conference in May, November’s partner summit will tackle the challenges that the regional channel is still faced with as the business outlook continues to improve.

The conference will be a half-day event comprising keynote addresses and panel discussions that will be attended by resellers, system integrators, solution providers, VARs and IT consultants from the UAE channel.

This high-level networking and thought leadership conference provides the perfect opportunity for sponsorship from key industry leaders in the local IT industry.

The conference is due on Wednesday, 5th November 2014 at Ritz Carlton, DIFC. The conference aims to highlight successful business strategies and issues around their effective execution to benefit the regional channel.


The Channel Middle East conference brings together the cream of the region’s IT channel. This invitation-only conference is the biggest event of its kind. and attendance is by invitation only, representing the decision makers across the industry.

As such, it is an ideal place to position your brand, meet potential customers and existing clients. To ensure sponsors get the maximum return from their investment, sponsorship opportunities are limited.

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