In Partnership with Rwanga Foundation, (HITEX2023) Welcomes the Public for a 4-Day Exhibition

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 1:09 AM

Erbil, KRI (June 6, 2023) – HITEX 2023, inaugurated by the Prime Minister, H.E Masrour Barzani, commences its showcase at the renowned Erbil International Fairground. As the premier technology exhibition in Iraq, this remarkable event introduces a platform for enterprises to broaden their prospects, exhibiting the most recent advancements, services, and state-of-the-art technological breakthroughs from across the globe.


The HITEX exhibition boasts participation from hundreds of local and international technology companies, each showcasing their latest breakthroughs. HITEX provides a unique platform for exhibitors to forge local and international business deals and partnerships, as well as access government tenders. During the event, exhibitors will engage with potential clients, fostering direct links between managers and customers.


Beyond the impressive showcase of innovations, HITEX presents multiple panels, delivering new information and unveiling technological advancements in Iraq and worldwide. Moreover, in collaboration with Rwanga Foundation, HITEX extends support to business startups through the Invest My Idea initiative. This project by Rwanga Foundation offers financial backing to startups across Iraq, empowering them to flourish and make a lasting impact.


Rwanga Foundation, a proud partner of HITEX for three consecutive years, recognizes the important role technology plays in shaping the future of societies. The Foundation's wide-ranging efforts span diverse sectors such as education, youth empowerment, environment, and support for vulnerable groups. By seamlessly integrating technology into its initiatives, Rwanga Foundation aims to make transformative change and unlock boundless opportunities for the communities they serve.


In addition to having a booth, where visitors can engage in meaningful conversations and have their queries addressed, the Foundation is set to captivate attendees with an array of activities. Noteworthy highlights include an exhilarating coding competition that will test the coding prowess of young participants, culminating in an on-stage competition to award the top two winners. Another significant event is the support provided to 12 business startups through the Invest My Idea platform. These carefully selected businesses, having previously registered on the platform, eagerly anticipate the announcement of winners on the fourth day of the exhibition. Each winning startup will receive dedicated funds to propel the growth of their ventures, the funds are generously provided by Ideas Beyond Borders.


Moreover, the addition of Rwanga Podcast to this year's HITEX exhibition further enriches the event. The podcast will feature prominent and innovative youth from the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), who will take center stage at Rwanga's booth throughout the four-day exhibition. These inspirational speakers will discuss the importance of technology in the lives of today's youth and how it can be harnessed to enhance their daily lives, studies, and professional endeavors.


As a testament to its comprehensive program, HITEX will host seven compelling panels, each covering a diverse range of topics:

-          Banking Services in a Digitalized Era

-          Sustainable Energy: The Role of Sustainable Energy in Iraq's Economic Transition

-          AI Between Threat and Opportunity

-          Transitioning from Traditional Systems to Digital-First Strategies: Insights on Driving Information

-          From Idea to Investment: The Journey of Tech Entrepreneurs in Iraq

-          Cyber Security: The Pillar of Digital Trust and Resilience

-          Copyright in the Digital World: Challenges and Solutions for Tech Companies


The exhibition will continue until Friday, June 9, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., captivating visitors at the Erbil International Fairground. Over 121 companies from different countries. These leading technology and electronics entities showcase their products, services, and activities, while also fostering connections between information technology experts and traders from across the globe. Spanning various fields such as Futuristic Technology, Telecom, Artificial Intelligence, Consumer Technology, and Networks, the participating companies offer a comprehensive overview of the latest industry developments.