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Last year’s mass digital migration led to an explosion of digital touchpoints between companies and consumers. The dawn of a hyper-connected age nears as AI, 5G, Big Data, Immersive and Mobile Advertising trump traditional marketing models. And the evolution is only going to accelerate from here on.

How will brands and marketers stay up-to-speed for what’s next? Marketing Mania is the definitive answer. Designed to be the industry’s most pivotal, powerful mar-tech gathering this October.

Think you have the product, solution or technology to shift marketing into the new era?

It’s all part of the bigger game-plan – hosting the boldest, most comprehensive tech show in the world. In 2021, Marketing Mania runs alongside: GITEX, Ai Everything , Fintech Surge , Future Blockchain Summit & GITEX Future Stars



Boost your business growth by connecting with the biggest marketing spenders and tech investors. Your solution takes centre-stage in front of key decision-makers.

  • Generate lucrative, highly targeted business leads
  • Position your brand and product close to leading blue chip’ companies
  • Network with CMOs of global brands and SMEs
  • Engage with your peers and strengthen key relationships
  • Keep pace with the latest marketing trends


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Supernova Challenge

Mind-blowing startups, fabulous tech innovations and fierce pitching rounds – the Supernova Challenge is the ultimate opportunity for startups to get exposure and win from a total of US$ 200,000 cash prizes. Our previous winners have gone on to become massive regional and global successes with new investors and government contracts signed right after the show.


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Find New Investors & Buyers

Every year an influential cohort of 400+ investors join our shows with the sole purpose of finding new startups to invest in. 500 Startups, EBAN (European Business Angel Network), Roland Berger, Deutsche Bank, Modus VC, just a few of our regularly featuring. Plus, thousands of regional and global corporations visit the show to seek and sign business partnerships with startups.


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Demo Your Innovation

The stage is set to bring your innovation to the forefront of an influential line-up of attendees. The Demo Stage is your best bet to present your product and solution, sell its benefits, technical abilities and critical methods of application across diverse industries. Only available on advanced bookings, you’ll get a few minutes in the spotlight, so make sure you practice your pitch well.


Marketing Mania is a must-visit for forward-looking marketers passionate about engaging, selling and delighting consumers in new and inspiring ways.

Expand Your Reach

With 10,000 marketing, design, advertising, social and creative professionals in the house, you can find your next mentor, investor, client, colleague, intern or work idol.

Meet Frontier Speakers

A multi-track conference programme that will unite global marketing gurus under one roof.

Complete Your Stack

Looking for new tools and service providers? Marketing Mania will host over 50 exhibitors offering MarTech to customer experience solutions.


The Creative Festival

One of the world’s most acclaimed marketing minds, innovators, entrepreneurs and creative gurus will spark change across a revolutionary conference and features programme.



Unravel marketing mysteries, unleash fresh ideas for CMOs and hear the inspirations behind brave innovative campaigns that sent ripples worldwide and delivered organic growth.

  • Discuss with top government CMOs on how to optimise the 'soft power’ narratives
  • Apply AI with mind-boggling analytics to create brand awareness and auxiliary revenue channels
  • Learn from brave marketers on the art of social selling and brand story-telling
  • Leverage digital trust as the new currency of consumer empathy
  • Meet the $100 billion Gen Z buyers
  • Identify opportunities in the $4.8 billion e-gaming and e-sports MENA market


Advertising market worldwide - statistics & facts

Off to the races – Talisman steers data intelligence to hyper-commercialize sports, starting with Formula 1

Meet the most powerful marketing idea of our times

Artificial Intelligence in Email Marketing – The Possibilities

Twitter puts users' Mask Tweets on Boats, Billboards and Sidewalks in Pandemic Safety Campaign


Didier Houbert

Director of Operations, NICHE Marketing Management

“It has been amazing for us. This is our first time participating in an event and we’re looking forward to participating in many more, as we have met quite a few people, a lot of interesting potential partners and clients. It’s been great for us.”

Umer Fariq

CEO, Point Blanc Media

“We’ve learnt a lot with different businesses with different products and startups as well coming in. The whole ecosystem is here at Marketing Mania which has come up for the first time collaborating with GITEX”

Anisha patel

Managing Director MENA, Push Group

“We’re really happy to be here in-person, to be able to meet with people, understand their digital marketing needs, learn how businesses have changed over the summer, and hear what their plans are for 2021. The event has also been conducted safely, with everyone wearing masks and keeping distance.”

Namrata Raina

Marketing Manager, ITCAN

“This was the first time that we’re exhibiting at an event, so we were a bit skeptical, but we’ve had the complete assurance from the organizers that this will be a safe event, and we’ve witnessed it live. We’re quite happy with everything.”


Co-Founder, Opaala

“Even with all the safety precautions going on, it’s not overwhelming. Being able to connect with people on a personal level has been very good.”