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GITEX 2003 Media Centre to service over 500 local and International Media

Travel News Asia 17 October 2003

A state-of-the-art media centre has been set up at the Dubai World Trade Centre for bona fide journalists covering GITEX 2003.

"GITEX 2003 has attracted the avid interest of a number of media personnel and we have received more than 500 requests for pre-registration from the local, regional and international media wanting to cover the event," said DWTC General Manager Exhibitions, Leasing and Property, Abdulla T. Qassem.

He noted that the fantastic response from the media necessitated a versatile and state of the art environment that offered both local and visiting media with an ideal workspace complete with computers and office automation sponsored by HP.

"There will be as many as 45 computer terminals all provided courtesy of HP and the entire networking solutions have been arranged by Bond Communications, a division of Bond Trading Est. that specializes in low current technology providing/integrating in the UAE and GCC countries," said Mr. Qassem.

Key facilities being provided at the media centre located diagonally opposite hall five and next to the Sheikh Rashid Hall include a large soundproof air-conditioned room, ample seating space, telephone and fax lines, a breakout room for conducting interviews, catering services, office services, Internet access and pigeon holes laden with news and support materials from the participating exhibitors to assist in timely, informative and compelling provision of information and news about GITEX across the world.

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