Call for Participation Doing Business in Dubai - GITEX 2016

13 Jul 2016
Author: HSD Foundation

In cooperation with InnovationQuarter, HSD is organising an exclusive mission to GITEX 2016 in Dubai. Create vital connections with fellow industry experts, influencers and senior decision makers to enable your growth strategy and access international markets through:


• The world’s first class technology leaders

• The largest venture capitalists including powerful local families from the Middle East looking for the best innovations to invest

• Pitch competition: cash prize up to $100.000

• Connection networking programs;

• 40+ country representations


The group of participants is composed of founders, executives, business development managers and experts from innovative Dutch companies in the field of safety & (IT) security. Our common interest is creating business opportunities, new technologies and greater inspiration from the unique Dubai accelerated enivornment. The program will also increase your Dutch network. Included in the offer is the opportunity to receive visitors and leads in the Holland Innovation House at the GITEX 2016 convention.


Participation in this business program provides access to 146.000 international professionals and stakeholders with significant purchasing power. Join our masterclass & programs on accessing the market, numerous see & do pitches and participate in at least two international matchmaking events. During the week there is ample time to have individual meetings too.



Date:16 – 20 October 2016

Costs: 3.995 Euros (excl. VAT) per person (maximum of 2 people per company), excluding travel expenses

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( offers a limited amount of 'mission vouchers' to SME's which can be used for this Safety & (IT) Security Mission to Dubai.

For more information and conditions, please visit


A plenary preparation session will be held on Monday, September 5th, 17.30 hrs at The Hague Security Delta

In 1:1 consultations we’ll assess your specific company goals.


This will be the first of a 3-fold 'Access to International Markets' program - we have also scheduled:

• 13 - 17 February 2017 - RSA, San Francisco (USA)

• 6 – 8 June 2017 - Infosec London (UK)


For more info about the program and/or the costs please contact Mary-Jo de Leeuw (senior Project Leader HSD) via




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