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All Systems Go For Coming GETEX Spring 2020 Edition
UAE education sector forecasted to witness five per cent CAGR from 2018 to 2022

Organizers of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the Middle East’s longest-running student recruitment event, has announced preparations are well underway for the coming Spring edition of the event, which will take place from April 16 to April 18, 2020 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC). The event is set to take place against the backdrop of an accelerating education sector in the UAE, fueled in part by the evolving career trends and the strategic sectors that will have an impact on career growth in the region.

This year's Spring edition proves to be both well timed and strategic as it looks towards constructing on the speedy growth presently being viewed by the education segment. In fact, a recent report from leading market research and advisory company with international coverage Technavio forecasts that the local education market will witness a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 5 per cent throughout the 2018-2022 period.

Anselm Godinho, from the organizers, said, “GETEX continues to live up to its reputation of providing universities and training providers with the best opportunities of reaching out to a larger pool of undergraduate and postgraduate students keen to make an informed decision on the higher education options available to them.”

Godinho revealed the interesting new additions being provided at this year's edition of the event, which includes free-to-attend Culinary workshops, learning sessions on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics and introductory seminars hosted by collaborating colleges and universities. The interesting three-day event is set to attract the participation of over 150 Education providers. As a unique lead up to the event, 100+ career counsellors, life-choice advisors and student counsellors are also being expected to take part in the 5th edition of the GETEX Counsellors Forum which will be held on April 12, 2020.

“For the first time and unique to the region, GETEX will also host an event titled ‘BRIDGE’, an Education Leaders Networking Evening for Heads of Schools, Tertiary and Occupational Education Providers. The platform will provide a much-needed interface for all those concerned with education & training in an informal setting. We are looking forward to GETEX and its role in merchandising UAE as ‘a destination of choice for Education’ on par with Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and various countries in Europe,” concluded Godinho.

GETEX will spill over into the weekend to also make sure that working adults do not leave out the chance to explore their further education and CPD options.

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