The inaugural edition of the BTX Show Saudi Arabia held on 23rd April 2019 at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh concluded on a high note. Attended by over 100 IT decision makers from the country, the event brought forward the duo combination of CIOs and their CEOs.
For the first time in the region, the role of the CEO as an enabler of transformation was brought into the limelight. CEOs attended the event with their CIOs representing a unified team grappling with the challenges of transformation. With some thought-provoking presentations on digital and business transformations, the attendees engaged in unique discussions and shared knowledgeable experiences.
The speakers of the 2019 edition were – Mohamed Mahanshi, ICT Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fuad Mehdawi, Senior Data Center Executive, Dell Technlogies, Abdullah ALSaadoun, Regional Manager – KSA & Bahrain, RSA, Mansoor Sarwar, Director Technical Services and Pre-Sales, Sage, Hossam El Masry, IT Head, Gulf Stevedoring and Makki Al-Kurdi, Networking Account Manager, Aruba HPE.
The major attractions of the event were the BTX Team Excellence Awards, BTX CEO Awards and BTX Solution Provider Awards.
The BTX Team Excellence Awards recognized the various IT teams of the country involved in a digital and business transformation exercise. The BTX CEO Awards recognized the CEOs who are preparing their organizations for the next generation business models and digital technologies. The BTX Solution Provider Awards recognized the in-country channel partners, Sis, Vendors and Consultants who are the trusted advisors for digital and business transformation projects.
The Winners of the 2019 Edition were –
The BTX CEO Awards –
|Loai Mousa||Saudi Governance Center|
|Ahmed el Banna||Saudi German Hospitals Group|
|Paul Melotto||AlRaedah Finance|
|Fadi Kreiker||Prime Lands Investment Group|
|Fahad Hassan algahmdi||Power Network Company|
|Abdulaziz Al Jouf||PayTabs|
|H.E Fahad Hussain Al Sudairi||Saudi Electricity Company|
|Wail Bamhair||Taqnia Energy|
|Ahmad AR. BinDawood||Danube and BinDawood|
The BTX Team Excellence Awards
|ABANA Enterprises Group|
|Obeikan Investment Group|
|King Fahd Military Medical Complex|
|King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences|
|Al Faisaliah Hotel|
|Tatweer Buildings Company (TBC)|
|National Factory for Can Ends Limited|
|Saudi Electricity Company|
The BTX Solution Provider Awards
|Al Jammaz Distribution|
We would also like to thank all our sponsors of the BTX Show Saudi Arabia Edition 2019
Title Sponsor – Dell Technologies
Platinum Sponsor – Sage and Al Jammaz Distribution
Gold Partner – RSA and Arrow ECS
Silver Partner – Aruba HPE and Global Technologies
Supporting Partner – Toshiba
Intelligent Automation Partner – Appian
Online Payments Solution Partner – PayTabs
Official Media Partner – Eye of Riyadh