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Make your mark - THE LEADING EDUCATION CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION IN THE MENA REGION
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                     THE LEADING EDUCATION CONFERENCE &
                        EXHIBITION IN THE MENA REGION

                                   Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Saeed Halls
                                             25 - 27 February 2020

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Regional Partners:         Education Partner:   Knowledge Partner:   Platinum Sponsor:   Gold Sponsor:   Supported by:
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CHANGING
THE FACE OF                                                  12,000+
                                                             education professionals

EDUCATION IN THE
MENA REGION                                                     550+
                                                                  educational
                                                                   suppliers
GESS Dubai has long served as the meeting place for
the entire education community in the Middle East

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and beyond. Returning for its 13th edition in February
2020, in partnership with the Ministry of Education,
GESS Dubai is the only event you need to make
your mark on this flourishing market. Whatever the                visitors have
objective and whatever your budget, exhibiting with           purchasing authority
us is the perfect platform for success.

                                                               Visitors came from

                                                                    68
Free to attend to anyone working in the field of
education, the exhibition provides educators
access to the products and solutions that meet the
needs of the modern classroom and transform the                     countries
way students learn. Alongside the exhibition runs
an extensive conference programme and awards
ceremony, making GESS Dubai the complete event
for the education industry.                                       95%
                                                                of exhibitors would
                                                             recommend GESS Dubai
                                                               to another company

           We have had visitors from several
        countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle
        East, it is a great platform to connect us
         with interested buyers. GESS has truly
         moved from Gulf education to global
            education supplies & solutions.

                   EduScience UK LTD

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A FLOURISHING EDUCATION
LANDSCAPE - UAE
The UAE is seen as the most mature and prosperous education market in the region,
allocating 20% of its total budgeted expenditure on education, 6% more than the GCC
average. With the UAE government continuing to invest in developing into a knowledge-
based economy, education continues to remain a top priority.

    PUBLIC                 639
                           Schools
                                                       23,146
                                                          Teachers
                                                                                                       287,725
                                                                                                             Students

  PRIVATE                  580
                           Schools
                                                       46,870
                                                          Teachers
                                                                                                      793,295Students

  AED10.25 billion ($2.79 billion) allocated to             Dubai and Abu Dhabi’s regulatory bodies,
  education spending, in line with the Ministry of          Knowledge and Human Development Authority
  Education's, "UAE Vision 2021".                           (KHDA) and Abu Dhabi Department of Education
                                                            and Knowledge (ADEK) ensure streamlined
  Ensuring its students have access to a first-rate
                                                            education investment and operations processes.
  education system is one of the six pillars of the
  UAE Vision 2021.                                          The UAE private K-12 education market is
                                                            expected to reach US$ 7.1 billion by 2023.
  Schools, universities and students are to be
  equipped with Smart systems and devices as a basis        Dubai and Abu Dhabi alone account for 60% of
  for all teaching methods, projects and research.          the private K-12 market in the region.

  There will also be significant investments to             Private K-12 enrollment in UAE of 75%.
  promote and reinforce enrollment in preschools
  as this plays an important role in shaping
                                                       Sources: www.government.ae, Understanding Middle East Education: UAE Country
  children’s personalities and their future.           Profile – PWC Education Skills Practice, GCC Education Industry – November 12, 2018;
                                                       Alpen Capital. Special Report -The Private K-12 Opportunity in the Middle East; L.E.K
                                                       Why The Saudi K-12 Market Ticks All The Right Boxes For Investors; Forbes Middle East
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A FLOURISHING EDUCATION
LANDSCAPE – THE WIDER MIDDLE EAST
Historically, the UAE has grabbed the headlines for education growth in the region. However,
governments region-wide are now identifying education as a priority in developing their
knowledge-based economies with the private K-12 sector benefitting most, now valued at $6.8b.
     The total number of students in                                 The number of students in                                    The vocational training market
     the GCC is projected to reach                                   private schools in the GCC is                                in the GCC is expected to grow
     14.5 million by 2022, with the                                  predicted to reach 3.2 million                               by 14% by 2020, with most
     pre-primary & tertiary expected                                 in 2023.                                                     demand coming from UAE and
     to grow faster than other                                                                                                    Saudi Arabia.
     segments.

PRIVATE K-12 MIDDLE EAST EDUCATION MARKETS

Jordan | $0.2b                                                                                                                                                Kuwait | $0.9b

Egypt | $0.3b                                                                                                                                                   Dubai | $2.3b

                                                                                                                                                          Abu Dhabi | $1.1b
Saudi Arabia | $1.3b

                                                                                                                                                                Oman | $0.7b
   Total $6.8b
Special Report -The Private K-12 Opportunity in the Middle East; L.E.K

SAUDI ARABIA IN FOCUS
The nation with the biggest growth potential in the coming years is undoubtedly Saudi
Arabia. With the governments “Vision 2030” initiatives underway, the aim is to see the
share of private education grow to 25% by 2030.
     – Consumer spending on education in Saudi Arabia has increased by 13% in 5 years.
     – 980+ new private schools will be needed as part of Vision 2030
     – Private K-12 market set to more than double by 2023
     – Our 2019 event saw an 18.08% increase in attendance from Saudi Arabia, making it the perfect
         stepping stone to the Saudi market.

GESS Dubai enjoys the support of the Saudi Ministry of Education in the promotion of it’s wider aims in the
region for Vision 2030 and welcomes Saudi supplier Classera back as Gold Sponsor for 2020.

Sources: “K12 Market in Saudi Arabia Unlimited Opportunities; Colliers International MENA, Special Report -Sources: The Private K-12 Opportunity in the Middle East; L.E.K, Why The
Saudi K-12 Market Ticks All The Right Boxes For Investors; Forbes Middle East

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WHO SHOULD EXHIBIT?
GESS Dubai is the trusted platform for suppliers of the entire spectrum of educational
products. If you are looking to expand your presence in the region and meet with over
12,000 educational professionals including key buyers and decision makers, GESS Dubai is
the event you cannot afford to miss.

              Art, Craft, Stationery and                              Hardware – 3D Printers, AV,
              Design                                                  Multimedia Technology

              Books, Magazines, Publishers,
              E-Publishers                                            Language Learning

              Curriculum                                              Learning Environment –
                                                                      Furniture, Sustainability

              Distributor                                             Music

              EdTech – AI, AR, Coding,                                S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology,
              Digital, VR                                             Engineering, Arts & Mathematics)

                                                                      School Management –
              Educational Toys, Games and                             Communication, Finance,
              Playground Equipment                                    Recruitment, Training and
                                                                      Transport

              E-Learning and Software                                 Special Educational Needs

              Gamification                                            Sports, Fitness and Wellbeing

              Government Bodies and                                   Vocational Equipment and
              Associations                                            Resources

GESS DUBAI 2020 IS THE ONLY EVENT COMPANIES NEED TO:
  Meet with decision makers in the industry.            Showcase the latest solutions to prospective
                                                        customers.
  Understand the needs and nuances of the market
  and develop business relationships.                   Launch new products, generate leads and
                                                        make sales.
  Expand presence in a new, strategically
  important market.

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WHO WILL YOU MEET?
We pride ourselves on creating a hub for the entire education industry. GESS Dubai provides
educators from early years, K-12 and higher ed institutions the chance to network, inspire,
learn and most importantly do business. Whether you’re looking to meet decision makers
from government ministries, pitch your latest product to decision makers from the private
sector or find a new distributor for the region, you can do it all under one roof at GESS Dubai.

MEET EDUCATORS FROM ALL CORNERS OF THE MARKET

                                         66% K-12                          3% SEN

                                         10% Higher Education /            7% Education Zone /
                                         Vocational                        Government Body

                                         7% School Management              7% Distributor

94%                                                          80%
                of visitors rated GESS Dubai as                          of exhibitors said that GESS
                important to the development of                          Dubai changed their prospects
                their school or organization                             for the better in the region

VISITOR PROFILE
   School Owner / Director / CEO        Head of Department / Year /      Training & Development / HR
   / Founder                            Subject / Learning
                                                                         Consultant / Private Tutor
   Head Teacher / Principal / Dean      Marketing / PR
                                                                         Government Advisor /
   Procurement / Purchasing /           Chief Academic Officer /         Education Officer
   Bursar                               COO
                                                                         Psychologist / Counsellor /
   Deputy / Assistant Principal         Teacher / Lecturer / Professor   Welfare

   Manager / Supervisor                 Administration / Finance         Student Teacher / PHD

           GESS is a great way to get in front of our Middle East
       market to meet, discuss and understand their needs more

                                     SENNHEISER
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We know what a significant commitment exhibiting can be in terms of your time and
resources. That’s why we’re committed to delivering the highest quality of visitor audience,
to maximise your ROI at the show. The 2019 event saw a 25% increase in attendees,
including the widest range of decision makers from the region’s most reputable institutions.

HERE IS A SAMPLE OF OUR TOP 2019 ATTENDEES
Abu Dhabi International School – ICT Coordinator                                   British School Muscat – Principal
Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia – Lecturer   British School of Kuwait – Senior Procurement Officer
Ajman Academy – Facilities Manager                                                 Capital School – Head of EYFS
Ajyal International School – Procurement & Contract Manager                        Childrens House Montessori – Director
Ajyal International School – MBZ – Director                                        Cranleigh School – IT Director
Al Basma British School – Principal                                                Curtin University Dubai – Academic Director
Al Hekma International School, Bahrain – Assistant Principal                       Deira International School – Primary Deputy Principal
Al Ittihad Private School Jumeira – Curriculum Advisor                             Dubai British School – Assistant Head
Al Khaleej National School – Steam Coordinator                                     Dubai College – Director of Digital Technology
Al Maha Private School, Muscat – Director                                          Dubai English Speaking College – Head of Arabic
Al Maha Private School, Muscat – CEO                                               Dubai International Academy – Group Head of Educational Technology
Al Mawakeb School - Al Khawaneej – Director of Learning                            Dubai Scholars Private School – Head of School
Al Mizhar American Academy British University – Head of Section                    Dunecrest American School – Business Manager
Al Rabeeh School – Principal                                                       Dwight Global – Executive Director
Al Salam Private School – Director                                                 Early World Nursery – Nursery Manager
Aldar Academies – Purchasing Manager                                               Edufun Nursery – Principal
Alpha School – EYFS Head                                                           Emirates International School - Jumeirah – Technology & Innovation Leader
Ambassador Education – Vice Chairperson                                            Emirates International School - Jumeirah – EY Coordinator
Ambassador Kindergarten – Principal                                                Fairgreen International School – Director
American International School In Bahrain – Director                                Falcon British Nursery – Principal
American School of Dubai – Procurement Manager                                     Finland Oman School – Vice Principal
American University of Sharjah – Senior Commercial Executive                       Fortes Education – Purchase Manager
Amity Education – Procurement Manager                                              GEMS American Academy – Director of Innovation & Technology
Apple International School – Principal                                             GEMS Education – Vice President Global Data & Analytics
Arcadia Education – CEO                                                            GEMS Education – Chief Operating Officer
Australian International School – Deputy Head                                      GEMS Education – Kindergarten Supervisor
Australian International School – IT Manager                                       GEMS Education – Senior Vice President Services
Autism Rocks Support Centre – Managing Director                                    GEMS Education – Islamic Curriculum Leader
Baby First Nursery – Director                                                      GEMS Education – Innovation Leader
Belvedere British School – Vice Principal                                          GEMS Education – Engagement Lead - School Digital Transformation
Bethel American International School, Nigeria – Executive Director                 GEMS Education – Sourcing Manager Schools
Bloom Education – CEO                                                              GEMS Education – Digital & Innovation Specialist
Bloom Gardens School LLC – Procurement Manager                                     GEMS Education – Executive Principal
Bright Kids Nursery – Nursery Manager                                              GEMS Education KSA – CEO
Bright Riders School Dubai – School Facilities Manager                             GEMS Founders School – Head of eLearning & Innovation
Brighton College Dubai – Headmaster                                                GEMS International School Al Khail – Head of Innovation
Brighton College Dubai – Procurement Manager
British International College of Cairo – School Director
British International School – Head of Kindergarten
British International School – Head of Primary
British International School Ajman – Curriculum Coordinator & Teacher Trainer
British Orchard Nursery – Principal
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GEMS Modern Academy – Dean of Studies Curriculum                               Prime Achiever Nursery School, Nigeria – Head of Nursery
GEMS Our Own Indian School – Supervisor                                        Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University – Vice Dean
GEMS Royal Dubai School – Vice Principal Curriculum Lead                       Pristine Private School – Founder
GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis – Vice Principal                         Qassim University – Director
GEMS Wellington International School – Deputy Head Teacher                     Raffles International School – Deputy Head
GEMS Winchester School Fujairah – Head of Literacy                             Raha International School – Principal
GEMS World Academy – Digital Technology Coach                                  Rainbow Valley Nursery DMCC – Managing Director
GEMS World Academy – Curriculum Coordinator                                    RAK Academy – Purchase Manager
GEMS World Academy – Assistant Principal                                       Rashid School for Boys – Digital Integration Lead
German International School Dubai – Member of the Board                        Redwood Montessori Nursery – Nursery Manager
German International School Dubai Kindergarten – Head of Kindergarten          Regent International School – Assistant Head
Global Indian International School – Head of Operations Business Development   Repton Foundation School – Head Teacher
Hartland International School – Principal / CAO                                Repton School – Head Teacher
Higher Colleges of Technology – Manager                                        Sabis Educational Resources DMCC – General Manager
Horizon English School – Deputy Head Teacher                                   Sabis Educational Resources DMCC – Purchase & Printing Coordinator
Horizon International School – IT Manager                                      Safa British School – Principal
Innoventures Education – Group Procurement & Facilities Manager                Safa Community School – Head of Design Technology
Innoventures Education – CEO                                                   Safa Schools – Managing Director
Institute of Positive Education Geelong Grammar School – Associate Director    Saham Vocational College – Technical Training Specialist
International Community School – Head of Curriculum                            Scholars International Academy – Vice Principal
International Community School – Managing Director                             Scholars International Group – Executive Principal
International Community School – Procurement Manager                           Sharjah English School – Head of Music
International School of Arts & Sciences – School Principal                     Star International School – Head of Secondary
International School of Arts & Sciences – Operation & Procurement Officer      Swiss International Scientific School – Head of Technology & Innovation
International Schools Group – Coordinator for School Improvement               Taaleem – Director
International Schools Partnership – Head of Operations                         Taaleem – CEO
Jack & Jill Nursery – CEO                                                      Taaleem – Head of Arabic & Islamic Education
Jeddah Private International School – School Business Manager                  Taaleem – Head of Project & Facilities
Joyville Nursery & Primary School, Nigeria – Proprietor                        The Alpha School LLC – Executive Secretary
Jumeira University – CEO                                                       The American Community School of Abu Dhabi – Director of Learning Innovation
Jumeirah College GEMS Education – Vice Principal                               & eLearning
Jumeirah English Speaking School – Procurement Specialist                      The Aquila School – Principal
Jumeirah English Speaking School Dubai – Director                              The British School Al Khubairat – Contracts Purchasing Manager
Jumeirah Primary School – School Improvement Leader                            The British University of Bahrain – Chairman
Kent College LLC FZ – Head of Learning                                         The City School International – Executive Assistant to Group Chairperson
Khalifa University – IT Director                                               The Indian High School – CEO
Kiddy Planet Early Learning Centre – Owner                                     The Kindergarten Starters – Chief Digital & Innovation Officer
Kids Cottage Nursery – Nursery Director                                        The Oxford School – Vice Principal
Kids Spot Nursery – Owner                                                      The School of Research Science – Assistant Head Teacher
King Abdulaziz University – Vice President for Development                     The Sheffield Private School – Head of Arabic & Islamic
King Abdulaziz University – Head of Strategic Planning Unit                    The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Boys – Digital Innovative Learning Specialist
King Saud University – Vice Dean                                               The Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls – ICT Manager
Kings Education – ECA Coordinator                                              The Sultans School – Head of Secondary
Ladybird Nursery – CEO                                                         The Sultans School – Director of Finance & Administration
Latifa School for Girls – Headmistress                                         The Wellspring School – Early Childhood Principal
Le Petit Poucet Nursery – Head of Education Early Years                        UAE University – Dean
Le Petit Poucet Nursery – Nursery Manager                                      Universal American School – Head of English
Little GEMS International – Head of Preschool                                  Universal American School – Business Manager
Lycee Francais International De l'AFLEC – Communications Manager               Universal American School – Head of Arts & Theatre
New English School – Chairman                                                  University College London Institute of Education – EdTech Start up Liaison
New York University, Abu Dhabi – Academic Technology Manager                   University of Birmingham – Senior IT Manager
Nord Anglia Education – Regional IT Director                                   University of Bolton Academic Centre – Campus Director
Oakfield Early Learning Centre – Centre Director                               University of Fujairah – Head of Smart Learning Unit
Odyssey Nursery JFG – Deputy Director                                          University of Sharjah – Head of Technology Transfer
Oxford School – Head of Department English                                     University of Wollongong in Dubai – Head of IT
Paddington Nursery – Principal                                                 Uptown School – Assistant Head
Planets Montessori Nursery – Manager                                           Victory Heights Primary School – Head of Science & Steam
Podar International School, India – Principal                                  Zayed University – Academic Technology Manager
Premier Schools International LLC – Primary Digital Coordinator

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A GATEWAY TO THE
MIDDLE EAST & BEYOND
With our visitor audience coming from 68 countries, GESS Dubai is truly global in its reach,
with visitors from across the globe recognising the benefits of attending. This is without
losing sight of the relevance to the local education markets as 2019 saw a 12% increase in
visitors from across the GCC.

TOP COUNTRIES WHERE VISITORS COME FROM
  Australia   Oman
  Canada      Pakistan
  China       Russia
  Finland     Saudi Arabia
  Germany     South Africa
  India       Spain
  Japan       Egypt
  Jordan      Kuwait
  Kenya       UK
  Malaysia    UAE
  Nigeria     USA

THE FEEDBACK SPEAKS FOR ITSELF
EXHIBITORS:                                        VISITORS:

93%                                                73%
                                                                are likely to conduct business
              met their
                                                                with an exhibitor as a result of
              objectives
                                                                their visit to the show

92%                                                96%
                                                               rated GESS Dubai as good to
              would recommend GESS to
                                                               excellent for finding new products
              another company
                                                               or suppliers

80%                                                94%
              said that GESS Dubai                              rated GESS as important to the
              changed their prospects for                       development of their school or
              the better in the region                          organisation

88%           rated the ROI of exhibiting at
              GESS Dubai as good to excellent      94%          would recommend their
                                                                colleagues visit GESS Dubai 2020

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EXHIBITOR STAND PACKAGES
There are a variety of stand packages available to suit all requirements and budgets.
Whether you require a large island stand with that added wow-factor, or a smaller pre-built
shell scheme stand we can accommodate your needs.
We work with a number of government bodies and associations to organise country
pavilions from all corners of the globe. For 2020 these include, UK, USA, Germany, Korea,
China, India, Finland and Singapore.
There are a number of grants available to help with the cost of exhibiting. Contact your
Account Manager for more information.
Book your stand by 25th September 2019 to take advantage of the Early Bird rate on
both Shell Scheme and Space Only stands.

SHELL SCHEME
EARLY BIRD RATE (ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 25TH SEPTEMBER 2019)
$665 per sqm +5% VAT
FULL RATE
$695 per sqm +5% VAT

SPACE ONLY (MINIMUM 21 SQM)
EARLY BIRD RATE (ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 25TH SEPTEMBER 2019)
$630 per sqm +5% VAT
FULL RATE
$660 per sqm +5% VAT

START-UP PAVILION
2sqm Shell Scheme Stand

EARLY BIRD RATE (ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL 25TH SEPTEMBER 2019)
$1330 +5% VAT
FULL RATE
$1390 +5% VAT

If you have been operating for 3 years or less and have an annual turnover not exceeding $5m, you can apply
for a smaller stand in the Start-Up Pavilion. For the most innovative, new to market companies this can be the
most cost-effective way to ensure your products reach the key industry decision makers.

Contact your GESS Account Manager to discuss the various stand
options that best suit your requirements

       Lots of interesting new ideas and suppliers. Leaving inspired
       and with a long shopping list!

       Allison McDonald, Principal, Al Basma British School
SPONSORSHIP & BRANDING
OPPORTUNITIES
Place your brand in the forefront of the minds of the region’s top educators with a variety
of branding opportunities.
The branding opportunities available at GESS Dubai give your brand exposure to over
12,000 education professionals from 68 countries. Our packages give you exclusive thought
leadership, powerful branding and speaking opportunities to drive your aims and objectives
at the event.

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES
All sponsorship packages include pre-show and onsite digital, print and onsite branding opportunities and
prices are inclusive of your exhibition space.

PLATINUM PACKAGE (EXCLUSIVE)
Our platinum sponsorship package is designed for leading organisations to have access to our most
important, sought after clientele as well as having access to our highest visibility branding sites at the show.
This is a truly unique proposition for the truly outstanding amongst us.

GOLD PACKAGE (1 SOLD - 1 AVAILABLE )
Our gold sponsorship packages are designed for those that want to play a major role in the future of the
education industry. These opportunities will ensure your brand is truly unforgettable.

SILVER PACKAGE (4 AVAILABLE)
Our silver sponsorship package has been tailor made for companies who want to get their brand out there to
a mass audience. Providing prominent branding, there are numerous opportunities for potential clients to get
to know your brand.

Contact your GESS Account Manager to receive the full Sponsorship Brochure with details on pricing,
deliverables and further branding opportunities.

                      GESS Dubai 2019 set a new
                       benchmark in the world of
                     education events. If you wish to
                     do business in the international
                      education space, there is no
                       better exhibition to attend.

                     Navin Valrani, CEO, Arcadia Education

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A CONFERENCE
TO ENGAGE AND
INSPIRE
Alongside the exhibition runs our globally renowned,
free to attend conference featuring seminars, live
case studies, workshops and panel discussions. Our
conferences provide the region’s educators exposure
to the latest trends, best practice as well as the latest
tech in the pursuit of excellence in their classrooms.

150+                             250+
                                                  cpd
               speakers                           accredited
                                                  seminars

POSITION YOUR COMPANY AT
THE FOREFRONT OF THOUGHT
LEADERSHIP
               The Innovation Stage at GESS Dubai
               is our exhibitor workshop area, giving
               you the chance to demonstrate the
               wider benefits of your products to our
               conference attendees.
Leave the hard sell for your stand though! This is your
opportunity to show visitors you are aware of and
solving the problems they are experiencing in their
classrooms. It’s also a great way to present your product
in a real life setting and give visitors a closer look at
what it can do.
Innovation Stage sessions are 20 minutes long and in
high demand, so the sooner you book your stand the
sooner you can request a speaking slot.
Contact your GESS Account Manager for more information on
Exhibitor Workshop availability.

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LEADERS IN                                                   GESS LEADERS
                                                             IN EDUCATION

EDUCATION CLUB
                                                              BREAKDOWN

                   The Leaders in Education Club is by
                   invite only, designed to build and
                   develop lasting business relationships
                   and create an exclusive experience
for education professionals who have direct purchasing
authority or who influence the buying process at their
school or institution.

                                                             35% School Owner /
WHO’S A LEADER?                                              Director / CEO / Founder

Leading educators who directly influence purchasing,         19% Head Teacher /
owners of schools or those influencers who direct            Principal / Dean
school strategy and training. The movers, shakers and        5% Procurement /
visionaries of the education industry…                       Purchasing / Bursar
                                                             7% Deputy / Assistant
                                                             Principal
GESS LEADERS IN EDUCATION FOCUSES
                                                             11% Manager /
ON THREE MAIN OBJECTIVES:                                    Supervisor

1. Facilitating relationship building between Members        13% Head of Department /
                                                             Year / Subject / Learning
   by providing valuable networking opportunities.
                                                             3% Administration /
2. Offering exclusive training opportunities targeted        Finance
   towards educational leaders both at GESS exhibitions
                                                             2% Government Advisor /
   and also at satellite events during the year.             Education Officer
3. Helping our Members navigate our exhibitions              5% Other
   efficiently and connect with the right exhibitors who
   are offering project-relevant products and services.
The 2019 event welcomed over 650 of the region’s
most influential buyers to the show.                         90%
                                                             Private
                                                                             10%
                                                                              Public
To nominate your key buyers in the region, please
contact: leaders@gesseducation.com

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MORE THAN
JUST AN
EXHIBITION

GESS AWARDS
Described as the ‘Oscars’ for the education
industry, the GESS Education Awards are
now in their 6th year, recognising and
rewarding the quality and diversity of
educational products, resources, services
and people as well as the best educational
institutions. The Awards also celebrate the
outstanding accomplishments of education
professionals in raising quality standards
for teaching and learning in schools across
the region.
The winners were celebrated at a Gala
Dinner on the 2nd night of the exhibition
with over 350 education professionals in
attendance.
The GESS Awards are a fantastic
opportunity for your company to get the
recognition it deserves for all your hard
work into changing the face of education.
To find out more about the 2020 GESS
Awards email awards@gesseducation.com
GESS EVENTS

                                                     Turkey | Istanbul
                                                             UAE | Dubai
                                          Africa | Nigeria

                                                    Africa | Kenya         Indonesia | Jakarta

                BE PART OF SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY
Join us to showcase your products to our targeted audience of educational professionals and find how GESS
   can benefit your business globally. Contact us now to reserve your place at this exciting event and take
                    advantage of what will be your most powerful sales platform of 2020.

                           FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT:
                                       Jonnie Wicks, Event Director
                                        Tel: +44 (0)20 8846 2920
                                       Mobile: +44 (0)788 466 4938
                                         Email: jwicks@tarsus.com

    www.gessdubai.com | www.gessindonesia.com | www.gess-turkey.com | www.gessleaders.com

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