Dubai CommerCity, a free e-commerce zone in Mena and a joint venture between the Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority and Wasl Properties, is set to participate in annual technology event for start-ups and investors Expand North Star, scheduled for October 15-18.
Its participation in the high-profile event comes as part of its goal to connect with some of the world’s most innovative start-ups and showcase its facilities.
It also can advance digital commerce in the region to fulfil the goals of the Dubai Economic Agenda (D33).
The event expects more than start-ups from over 100 countries and over 1,000 investors with a combined total of over $1 trillion under management to Dubai.
Senior vice president of Commercials at Dubai CommerCity, Mitch Bittermann, said: “Our participation in this year’s Expand North Star, reflects our commitment to connecting with and supporting the world’s most innovative start-ups.
“Dubai CommerCity stands as a symbol of progress and innovation in the digital commerce sector, and we look forward to showcasing our advanced infrastructure to up-and-coming businesses looking to grow and succeed in the region and beyond.
“We look forward to connecting with the event participants, where we will showcase the opportunities that DCC brings to investors and entrepreneurs, enabling them to gain a competitive edge in the dynamic digital commerce landscape.
Mr Bitterman added that the event is expected to boost innovative thinking, and international collaboration and shape the future of digital commerce.
Dubai CommerCity operates under the Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority, established in 2021 to provide support and enable operations in various free zones, including the Dubai Airport Free Zone, Dubai Silicon Oasis and Dubai CommerCity.
It aims to achieve integration among all economic zones and bolster their roles in supporting the economy.