The 11th edition of GESS Dubai came to a close on 1 March 2018 after an inspiring 3 days of educational excellence. 

GESS Dubai 2018 was once again truly international in reach, welcoming visitors, exhibitors and speakers from across the globe. This year’s exhibition welcomed over 550 companies and brands showcasing the very latest and most innovative educational products and solutions. 

The free to attend conference provided 3 days of inspirational talks and dynamic, hands-on workshops from global industry leaders & influential local practitioners, confirming GESS Dubai as the meeting place for educators to further their knowledge, learn from their peers and continue to promote the highest quality of education in the region.


Under the patronage of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, GESS Dubai is the largest education event not just in the UAE but across the entire Middle East. It’s the only event that brings together all levels of educationalists together, in one place.

  • Conference Programme

    Inspirational, tailored content designed for you. This year the theme is "Lifelong Inspiration". View the programme 

  • Innovative New Products

    Featuring the brightest companies that have never exhibited before, visit stand T60 for our Start Up Pavilion and stand F60 for Innovation Pods to source the latest products for your classroom.

  • Apple Solution Expert for Education Workshops

    Click here to view the list of hands on workshops MDS Computers will be running at stand M40 for teachers and IT managers. 

  • Innovate My School Speed Networking

    Hosted by Innovate My School and taking place during GESS Dubai these sessions will bring together educators from across the Middle East and introduce them to a handpicked selection international edu-innovators. 

  • LEGO Education Innovation Studio Workshops

    Make sure you check out the newly announced sessions from LEGO Education, taking place in the Innovation Studio get hands on with these fantastic workshops.

  • Hands-on STEAM Education Workshops

    Join pi-top on their stand M10 for hands-on workshop in a futuristic collaborative classroom setting. It is about solving problems together, applying knowledge and discussing with others what will work best.

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Watch all the action from GESS Dubai, find out what some of our fantastic exhibitors thought and exclusive footage from our free conference sessions and hands on workshops.

  • Riku Alkio, Seppo and Helen Loxton-Baker Gems Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis

  • GESS Talks, Dr. Derek Muller, Founder of YouTube Channel Veritasium

  • GESS Talks - Day 3 Highlights


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