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HH Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum opens Shopper

Gitex Shopper 2012 under way at Dubai World Trade Centre

HH Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was received by members of du’s senior management at the telecommunications company’s stand at GITEX Shopper 2012.
HH Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was received by members of du’s senior management at the telecommunications company’s stand at GITEX Shopper 2012.

His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority officially opened Gitex Shopper 2012 today.

This year's Shopper takes place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and runs until 6th October. The show features an estimated 30,000 gadgets from 120 exhibitors, and 50 million dirhams worth of prizes and giveaways.

"We are honoured to have H.H. Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum conduct the official opening of the show today and lend his support to GITEX Shopper. GITEX Shopper offers the ideal platform to keep abreast of the world's new launches, top trends and innovative advances," said Trixee Loh, Senior Vice President, Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), organiser of GITEX Shopper. "Our exhibitors have put together an unbeatable range of products and special offers, and with the ultra-convenient central location of the show this year, we are expecting GITEX Shopper to break new records."

Exhibiting brands include Acer, Asus, Ferrari Headphones, HTC, LG, Nestle, Toshiba and Western Digital. In addition, top consumer brands such as Bose, Canon, Dell, Epson, Fujifilm, HCL, HP, Intel, Lexar, Nikon, Nintendo, Samsung, Seagate and Toshiba.

The show is open from 11:00am - 10:00pm from Saturday 29th September to Wednesday 3rd October; from 11am - 11pm on Thursday 4th October to Saturday 6th October. For the first time ever, the event will open for longer hours on Fridays from 11:00am.

Tickets are priced at AED 30 per person and are available at the venue and online through Time Out Tickets, Ticketingco, EPPCO and ENOC petrol stations and Zoom convenience stores. Entry is free for children under the age of five.