International Exhibition and Forum for Education

Outline of the Event


February 13, 2012 - February 17, 2012

Riyadh International Exhibition and Convention Center

The Saudi Ministry of Education


The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is looking to establish a globally competitive knowledge society, to realize the importance of developing education which is the backbone of society and foundation development, where it focus on human development and investing in the minds of producing knowledge. The shift towards a knowledge society requires a qualified education takes into account the age and needs of the community, the scientific conferences and forums is considered the most important supportive tools to reach to a knowledge society. Therefore the international exhibition and forum for education has been conducted on 19th March 2011 under the patronage of His Highness Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Riyadh, with the presence of a large number of VIP's and interested business men in the educational sectors, where 111 exhibitors in the expo, representing 19 countries, from companies, international organizations and local specialities in the fields of education from the expo's eight sectors which are: Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Educational and School Building, Training and Leadership Development, Overall quality and academic certification, Kindergarten, Talents, and Students with special needs all on an area of approximately 7500sqm, the forum has hosted international senior speakers who specialize in the education development, also over 22 workshops has been conducted during the event. In the 4 days expo the number of participants and visitors of the international exhibition and forum for education have exceeded 14,000 attendees. This great event was covered by all local newspapers, satellite channels, websites and social networking (Facebook and Twitter).


Hitachi Activities

Hitachi group companies were a solid contributer to the summit through the following activities:

Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.

  • StarBoard FX-TRIO
  • Document Camera
  • 3D Gesture Control
  • Educational Streaming Solution

Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation

  • TM3000 Tabletop Microscope

Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

  • High Definition Broadcasting Cameras

Hitachi, Ltd.

  • New Education System with Digital Pen
In continuation of this success, the International Exhibition and Forum for Education will be held in its second edition, at the Riyadh International Exhibition and Convention Center in Riyadh city on the 13th of FEB to 17th of FEB 2012, on area of more than 14,000sqm, hosting South Korea, one of the best developed countries in education and teacher performance development, expecting to increase the number of exhibitors more than 250 and attracting more than 30,000 visitors, with an extensive local and international media coverage. And will show great opportunities to inform teachers and school leaders and equipment officers in the departments of Education and universities on the latest teaching techniques and processing of learning environments and programs in support of learning, education and performance development.