Destination Dubai! Why should HK Startups join Gitex North Star together with ABCD?

ACH Worldwide Ltd
2 min readMay 3, 2024

Written by Dominykas Gaidys, Dr Amanda Lim

As the anticipation builds for Gitex North Star 2024, entrepreneurs worldwide are gearing up for an unparalleled opportunity to connect, collaborate, and catalyse growth. Building upon the resounding success of last year’s event, Gitex Expand North Star will elevate the startup experience to new heights with Association of Blockchain Development (“ABCD”) leading the charge in gathering Hong Kong’s tech startups for this transformative journey scheduled on 13–16 OCT 2024.

Reflecting on the triumphs of 2023, Gitex Expand North Star emerged as a beacon of innovation, attracting 1,835 exhibitors, 923 investors, 650 speakers, and a staggering 58,000 attendees from over 120 countries. With 53 unicorns boasting a collective valuation of $65 billion in attendance, the event showcased the immense potential and power of the startup ecosystem. The presence of 1,835 exhibitors from 91 exhibiting countries underscored Gitex North Star’s role as a nexus for international collaboration and business opportunities, resulting in over $40 million in business exchange facilitated.

As the countdown kicks off for Gitex North Star 2024, entrepreneurs can look forward to an event teeming with even more opportunities for growth and innovation. Featuring a range of activities such as exhibition stands, investor pitches, one-on-one matchmaking, business networking, and tech award presentations, the event is set to become a hub for startup excellence. Expect to encounter over 1,000 investors, 1,800 international startups, and unparalleled content programming. ABCD tech startups have the chance to participate in the exclusive ABCD Gitex press release, video interviews, awards presentation, and be prominently featured in a metaverse space showcase.

Spearheading the gathering of Hong Kong’s top tech startups for Gitex Expand North Star, ABCD is committed to empowering entrepreneurs with tailored support, personalised guidance, and exclusive opportunities. From curated investor meetings to access to premium networking events, ABCD ensures that startups are equipped with the tools and resources they need to thrive in a competitive landscape.

With the ABCD Gitex North Star Stands packages registration opening on 2nd May 2024, entrepreneurs are encouraged to seize this golden opportunity to be part of a global movement towards innovation, collaboration, and growth. Gitex North Star with ABCD is not just an event; it’s a gateway to unlocking the full potential of startups and propelling them towards success on a global scale. The future of tech awaits — will you be there to shape it?

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Association of Blockchain Development

ABCD Gitex North Star Stands Registration

Gitex North Star 2024