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With less than one week left, GESS (Global Educational Supplies and Solutions) Dubai 2023, organised by Tarsus, is set to welcome educators, administrators, and stakeholders from over 90 countries to the 16th edition of this esteemed event, taking place at Za’abeel Halls 4-6, Dubai World Trade Centre from Monday, October 30 to Wednesday, November 1, 2023. The event is all geared up to be a meaningful meeting point for key decision-makers in the educational ecosystem with a jam-packed schedule of panels, discussions, innovative ideas, expert insights, and the latest educational solutions in the region.

GESS Dubai, recognized as the region’s premier education conference and exhibition, continues to make its mark as a global hub for educational excellence. Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect:

Exhibitors from Across the Globe: GESS Dubai, a CPD-accredited conference, is set to host over 350 prominent education brands from more than 40 countries. These exhibitors, including Gold Sponsors Emirates Transport and Microsoft, will present the latest educational products, services, and innovations. They will offer attendees the opportunity to explore a diverse range of solutions from leading companies like NetSupport, Century Tech, 3P Learning, TES, Renaissance Learning, and more. These offerings aim to enhance the educational institutions and teaching methods, making GESS Dubai a must-attend event for educators and administrators alike.


Inspiring Keynote Speakers: This year, GESS Dubai proudly presents three distinguished keynote speakers, each celebrated for their significant contributions to education.

Peter Milne, the Founder/Director of Target4Green, brings over 25 years of expertise rooted in education and sustainability. He achieved the first-ever Eco-Schools Green Flag in 2012 during his tenure in Dubai and has since organized the internationally acclaimed Beyond COP21 Symposium series.
Ewan McIntosh, Managing Director of NoTosh, is renowned for pioneering podcasting and blogging in European classrooms. He now advocates for design thinking in education and will share insights on “The Power of a Promise” and participate in discussions on “Schools of the Future.”
Darren Coxon, Founder of, boasts 25 years of profound experience in education. He’s actively collaborating with respected organizations on AI training programs and passionately advocates for responsible AI use in schools. Darren’s insights on AI in education promise to be a highlight of GESS Dubai.


A Diverse Range of Seminars and CPD accredited Workshops: GESS Dubai will feature three-days filled with inspiring and innovative content. Attendees can immerse themselves in live case studies, workshops, and panel discussions, all thoughtfully designed to empower educators to achieve excellence in their classrooms. The different zones include:

  • GESS Talks This year’s GESS Talks (Live Stage) introduces its inaugural live sessions with thought leaders from GESS podcasts and webinars. Attendees will have exclusive access to interact with these experts, fostering in-depth discussions and insights.
  • Leaders in Education Conference: This exclusive conference is tailored for principals and distinguished members of the educational leadership community. It will delve into the intricacies of effective leadership and skills required to thrive in senior roles.
  • Wellbeing Space: Designed to explore well-being in education, this panel offers global research findings and innovative approaches to foster well-being among educators and their educational communities
  • Skills Development: Through immersive workshop-style sessions and in-depth talks, participants will acquire practical, hands-on skills and techniques to enhance their educational leadership.
  • Education Innovations: Attendees will have the opportunity to explore emerging technologies and transformative trends shaping the future of education.

GESS Awards: This distinguished platform will acknowledge and celebrate excellence, diversity, and the highest standards within the educational products, resources, services, and individuals. The gala dinner is scheduled for October 31.


A Global Network: With more than 6,000 education professionals from over 70 countries set to attend, GESS Dubai offers unparalleled networking opportunities and the chance to connect with peers from around the world.

Mark your calendars and be part of the largest education exhibition in the Middle East. Don’t miss this opportunity to network, learn, and celebrate the remarkable strides in education. Register now at to attend for free.

  • October 30 – November 1, 2023
  • Monday and Tuesday 10:00 – 18:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 – 17:00
  • Dubai World Trade Centre, Za’abeel Halls 4-6

Visit the official website for more information and to register to attend for free: