It’s that time of the year again. Middle East’s biggest consumer electronics show, Gitex Shopper 2015 is just around the corner. As Gitex celebrates its 25th anniversary this autumn, this edition of the exposition will offer special deals and bargains on electronics, and also showcase latest innovations such as the much-awaited iPhone 6s.

Exhibitors include retailers such as Sharaf DG, Jacky’s, Jumbo’s, Samsung, Nokia, Emax and Plug Ins amongst others. The event will be held from 3rd – 10th October at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 11am to 11pm. Tickets are priced at AED 30 per person and entry is free for children below the age of five.

If you are looking to upgrade to the latest and coolest gadgets while saving on your purchases, Gitex is where you should be headed. At this season’s exhibition, you’re not just looking at over 35,000 products being offered at bargain prices, but also at AED 3 million worth of prizes in celebration of the Gitex silver jubilee. Below are some of the introductory offers to watch out for.

Fly for free with Mashreq

Mashreq Bank has come up with its ‘Fly for Free’ offer for customers shopping at the Gitex Shopper. Use your Mashreq credit or debit card on purchases at Gitex  and get a guaranteed return air ticket on spends of AED 10,000, a one-way air ticket on spends of AED 7,000 and a travel voucher worth AED 300 on purchases of AED 3,500 and above. Other offers by Mashreq include:

  • You can convert your credit card purchases into 0% Easy Payment Plans for up to 12 months at the GITEX Shopper and partner outlets across UAE.
  • Mashreq customers can beat the check-out queues by using the express payment counters at its partners’ Emax, Plugins, Sharaf DG, Samsung, Al Falak and Jacky’s kiosks.

Get a chance to win a Mitsubishi Pajero

Just buying an entry ticket for Gitex shopper will give you a chance to win a Mitsubishi Pajero or a Dell Inspiron Series laptop.

Shop and win offers

Shop at the Gitex Shopper and enter a draw to win exclusive prizes depending on your total spend.

  • Spend AED 2,500 and above to win 25 grams of gold
  • Spend AED 3,500 and above to win 3 vouchers worth 15000 each
  • Spend AED 5,000 and above to win travel packages of your choice worth AED 45000

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Hourly Prizes to be won

Visitors get an opportunity to win a Samsung Galaxy A5 every 25 minutes past every hour on each day of the event. You can also scratch and win a range of Samsung products such as HD Panel TV’s, washing machines and microwave ovens.

Pay in easy installments at 0%

Use your Emirates NBD credit cards on purchases at Gitex Shopper and convert your purchases into easy monthly installments at 0% interest for 12 months.

Win half a kg Gold with the Sweet App

Visitors can shop using the Sweet app for AED 500 or more and stand a chance to win half a kg of gold every day. To enter the draw, you will have to upload your invoices on the Sweet App. Terms and conditions apply.

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