EMC, along with partners MDS and Condoprotego, held the annual EMC Gitex Gala dinner this year on October 13th 2014 at the Dubai Music Hall in Zabeel Saray Hotel on Palm Jumeirah.
The event which was attended by over 300 of EMC’s regional VIP customers and partners, along with journalists allowed EMC to say ‘thank you’ for another successful year in the Middle East region in which the company continued to grow.
The dinner which corresponds to the 34th edition of the leading ICT event in Dubai has been growing in size year after year and this year it combined EMC’s Senior Vice President for Turkey, Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East, Mohammed Amin’s ‘thank you’ speech as well as EMC’s vision for the future of IT in the region and around the world. The speech was followed by dinner and accompanied by Music Hall’s renowned music and dance entertainment.
With the MENA region set to show seven-fold growth and expand at a CAGR of 32.8% or $668.5 million by 2020, EMC and its partners were well-poised to ‘Redefine IT’ with innovative Cloud and Big Data solutions.
EMC Gitex Gala Dinner 2014 also saw customers and partners compete through social media to win prizes as they answered EMC quizzes and shared their photo booth pictures on twitter. The 3 winners received their gifts on stage at the end of the night.