GESS Dubai, the leading education conference and exhibition in the Middle East region, continues to spark the most thought-provoking conversations and provide the latest products and solutions that can shape the industry and address the needs of over 1.5 million students in the GCC. Organisers are also gearing up for a glittering celebration of the industry’s brightest at the 9th annual GESS Awards.
Exhibitors from a variety of categories from EdTech (AI, AR, VR, coding and digital), STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics), hardware (3D printers, AV, multimedia technology, and accessories), school management tools, uniforms and equipment, furniture and design solutions, to books, arts, crafts, music, educational toys, language learning, sports, fitness and wellbeing, online learning, government bodies, associations and more have unveiled and demonstrated a plethora of revolutionary products and solutions designed to empower educators with the tools to future-proof their learning environments.
Government bodies have also taken country pavilions, including the UAE Ministry of Education, which also features Nebras Education Holding, Tahaluf Al Emarat Technical Solution LLC, Sharjah Private Educations Authority (SPEA), United Educational Publishing, and Alef Education; and The Saudi Pavilion that houses the Ministry of Education – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Education & Training Evaluation Commission, National eLearning Centre (NELC), Emkan Education (Aanaab Platform), and Classera.
Government bodies have also taken country pavilions, including the UAE Ministry of Education, which also features Nebras Education Holding
A special spotlight has been also been given to emerging businesses at the start-up pavilion. Some of the brands include youHQ, Coding First, Setterox 3D Printing Products, Growgreen Limited, Jana Reading, Ligiscool UAE, StuDIYo Lab, Atheii Smart Technology, Meta Links, The Little Engineer, Practice Pal Music, Houroufi, Markanyx Solutions Inc., How to Teach Music Online, Windsor Uniforms, Louise Dawson Educational Services, Ipaxi Paxikid /Landpax LTD, Metanoia, and Donams.
More stimulating workshops, talks and panel discussions await visitors at the conference area featuring various zones including the Future Transformation Room, the Wellbeing Room, the Global Learning Room, the Leaders in Education Conference, the Skills Development Training and the Growth Mindset Room. The last day promises a packed line-up of topics like The Benefits of VR-based training and education by Nikhail Nair, Consumer Business Lead, MEA at HTC VIVE; Mind Masters: Mindfulness and wellbeing to support students to learn by Dominic Watts, Coach and Trainer at The Free Spirit Collective; Using Machine Learning to evaluate Spoken Language Proficiency by Ahmed El-Shimi, Chief Product Officer at Speechace; Leading with Vulnerability by Jeni Dellman, Head of Primary School at British School Muscat; and a Panel Discussion on The Metaverse and the Future of Learning.
Stimulating workshops, talks and panel discussions await visitors at the conference area featuring various zones
Excitement is also high for the much-awaited GESS Awards, broken down into two sections for Suppliers and/or Distributors, and for Teachers, Schools, and Educational Professionals. The awards will highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services, and people as well as the best educational establishments and the most dedicated members of the teaching profession.
GESS Dubai 2022 runs until 17 November at Sheikh Saeed Halls, Dubai World Trade Centre. Registration is open via www.gessdubai.com. Do not miss the chance to meet key decision-makers and learn from the roster of award-winning educators and exhibitors that are participating at the event.