11th April, 2016 |

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

What's New


Speak at the Summit

IDC is excited to announce that nominations for speaking opportunities are now open.

IDC is looking for contributions from CIOs on a variety of best practice case studies. We invite you to submit relevant nominations around the areas of Excellence in Innovation, IT Governance, Change Management, Business Enablement, and IT Cost Efficiency.

Each submission will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. The final speaker list will be selected by a panel of highly respected IDC senior executives in line with the following steps:

  • Validation – Senior IDC consultants will validate all entries. Entries will be checked for completeness and may be returned for more information.
  • Evaluation – Following validation, all submissions will be sent to our panel of experts from throughout the region, for evaluation.
  • Announcement – The final list of speakers will be announced one week before the event through the media and dedicated event website.


Peer-To-Peer Networking

The CIO Summit also provides unrivalled access to your peers and colleagues through numerous intimate and private group discussions.


Smart City Session

As number of smart city initiatives are being announced by governments in the Middle East, IDC presents a dedicated Smart City Session for the attendees with focus on how to improve various aspects of the city to improve the overall quality of life. The session will be focused on how cities can truly capitalize on the Internet of Things and synergies that can be established within a smart city ecosystem and how cities can capitalize on these engagements.

About IDC

IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community makes fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 51 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research, and events Company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com


For the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey region, IDC retains a coordinated network of offices in Riyadh, Casablanca, Nairobi, Lagos, Johannesburg and Istanbul, with a regional center in Dubai. Our coverage couples local insight with an international perspective to provide a comprehensive understanding of markets in these dynamic regions. Our market intelligence services are unparalleled in depth, consistency, scope, and accuracy. IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey currently fields over 125 analysts, consultants, and conference associates across the region.