Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai

Discover the emerging technologies that will change the world

4-5 November 2019
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai


Be on the lookout for the people reshaping technology at EmTech MENA. Top speakers are coming from all around the world to discuss emerging technologies and the way they’re changing our world.

EmTech by Numbers


You’ll get to meet pretty much everyone

World Class Speakers

Innovators Under 35


Senior Management


International Media


Interactions on Social Media

What is EmTech?

EmTech is your opportunity to discover future trends and to understand the technologies that will drive the new global economy. It’s where tech, business, and culture converge, and where you gain access to the most innovative people and companies in the world.

EmTech MENA is organized by MIT Technology Review Arabia, the region’s edition of the world’s oldest and most respected technology publication since 1899. EmTech is organized by Haykal Media and Dubai Future Foundation.

Since its inception in 1999, EmTech has become the world’s most influential conference on emerging technologies that matter, growing into a global community which runs in the United States, Europe, South America, India, Hong Kong, China and Singapore.


Innovators Under 35 MENA

We are looking for 10 innovators under the age of 35 who exemplify the spirit of innovation in technology and business. Organised by MIT Technology Review since 1999, the prestigious Innovators Under 35 competition has honoured some of the world’s most brilliant minds such as Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla’s JB Straubel, Spotify’s Daniel Ek and Broad Institute’s Feng Zhang.

We encourage you to nominate young researchers and entrepreneurs who are using technology to come up with creative and inspirational solutions to global problems. The 10 honourees are recognised not only for their advances in a field of research, but also for their capacity to make an impact on society as a whole, and to lead the future of technology.

Why You Should Attend?





Over 500 professionals from the GCC and MENA region will be attending the high end tech event.  MIT Technology Review events consistently attract senior-level business and technology decision makers who drive the global innovation economy.make their way to Dubai on September 23-24, 2018.

EmTech MENA is a must-attend for:
– C-Level Executives and Policy Leaders
– Innovators & Entrepreneurs
– Tech Media
– Venture Investors
– IP Professionals

Partner With Us

Make a strong statement about your brand’s commitment to thought leadership and ground-breaking innovation. Join us in leading the conversation with the businesses and people working on the emerging technologies that will change our lives.

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