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The 16th edition of GESS Dubai returns to Za’abeel Halls 4-6, Dubai World Trade Centre, from 30 October – 1 November 2023, free to attend to anyone working in the field of education. The exhibition provides educators access to the products and solutions that meet the needs of the modern classroom and transform the way students learn. Alongside the exhibition runs an extensive CPD-accredited conference programme and awards ceremony, making GESS Dubai the complete event for the education community. This year’s event will run under the theme “The future of education”, and our world-class conference will feature a range of renowned speakers and educationalists sharing their knowledge and passion in over 200, free of charge, CPD-accredited talks and workshops. Our collaborative and innovative sessions will allow you to take home practical teaching methods to use in your classroom immediately.

Inspiring Speakers

Here are some of the confirmed speakers whose topics will inspire, energise and empower educators seeking new, innovative ways to take teaching and learning to the next level:

• Ewan McIntosh, Managing Director, NoTosh
• Peter Milne, Founder & Director, Target4Green
• Pam Mundy, Director of Schools & Education, NEOM Education, Research and Innovation
• Dr. Adil Alzarooni, Leader of Entrepreneurial Teams & Founder, Citizens School
• Poonam Bhojani, CEO, Innoventures Education
• Krishnan Gopi, Group Chief Disruption Officer, GEMS Education
• Dr. Steffen Sommer, Director General, Misk Schools
• Faiza Mubeen, Director of Inclusion, Beech Hall School Riyadh

Click here to view our line-up of amazing speakers.

Keep Up To Date With New Products and Innovation

Meet hundreds of companies showcasing the latest educational products and solutions that teachers use to make them more effective in helping their students achieve better results. With numerous country pavilions, including China, Germany, Korea, UK, Saudi Arabia, India and Finland, GESS Dubai is the trusted platform for suppliers of the entire spectrum of educational products and services.

Click here to view the full list of exhibitors participating at GESS Dubai 2023.

A Conference To Engage And Inspire

 Alongside the exhibition runs our globally renowned, free to attend and CPD accredited conference featuring seminars, live case studies, workshops and panel discussions. Our conference streams provide educators and leaders alike the exposure to the latest trends, best practice as well as the latest tech in the pursuit of excellence in their classrooms.

GESS Talks Live Stage: New for 2023 and showcasing a series of speakers and guests from our Podcasts and Webinars, allowing the audience to meet the speakers in a live environment and to discuss topics and findings after each session. There will be a combination of styles for the talks in this space, armchair chats, panels sessions and a few solo talks from our contributors.

Leaders in Education Conference: Exclusively for Principals and members of Leaders in Education, looking at the challenges that leaders of schools face, the qualities & skills required to make a good leader and succeed in senior positions. Hear high level international and local experts for 3 days of worldclass professional development content.

Wellbeing Space: Hear inspiring talks from wellbeing experts & those working in both Early Years & with People of Determination in schools & consultancies throughout the region: hear latest international research & find out about the new techniques & criteria to encourage educators to boost, motivate & inspire both themselves & their students to achieve the very best outcomes.

Education Innovations: What does the future of education look like? How can new & evolving technology be integrated within the classroom? The talks & speakers in this room will be able to educate & inspire about how learning outcomes can be measured by working & implementing new technology in the classroom. Hear from companies, educators and inventors and discover the trends for 2023 and beyond.

Skills Development Training: These certified workshops are designed for those wanting to know more about stepping into leadership and acquiring useful skills and insights into the techniques and knowledge essential to aspiring leaders. Longer than our other conference sessions these are designed for educators wanting to dig deep, explore and skill up their toolset.

Click here to view the conference programme for all of the streams.

Registration is free and now open. We would love to see you there, so please scan the QR code to register or visit for more information. You can also contact our Project Manager, Danny Mesmar, at if you have any questions or need assistance.