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Dubai Internet City execs build bridges with Scandinavia

Dubai Internet City and the Swedish Trade Council in Dubai reach out to Scandinavian IT companies with Swedish roadshow

Executives from Dubai Internet City have toured Sweden, to build relations with Scandinavian companies that are looking to expand into the Middle East.

The roadshow event, which conducted in collaboration with the Swedish Trade Council in Dubai, took in the cities of Stockholm, Linkoping and Gothenburg, to showcase DIC’s services and capabilities.

Majed Al Suwaidi, Director of Commercial Operations and Faisal Hammoud, Commercial Operations Manager, met some 40 companies from the region that are interested in Middle East operations, and also visited Sweden’s leading centre for computer and IT education, the University of Linkoping.

Malek Al Malek, Executive Director of Dubai Internet City, said: “A number of Swedish companies have established themselves as world leaders in a wide range of IT sectors over the last few decades, especially in wireless communication, e-commerce and new media. Their commitment to invest in information technology for innovation and societal development inspires the industry to keep up with technological progress.

“Dubai Internet City holds a track record in attracting some of the most dynamic IT companies from all over the world. Ongoing collaboration with the Swedish ICT industry players, particularly in the cities that are recognized IT leaders worldwide, will continue to strengthen our ties in exploring new channels of business development while expanding our customer base in Scandinavia,” he added.

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