GTECH, a leading digital solutions provider, collaborated with the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to conceptualize, design, and maintain the official website for the prestigious Dubai International Boat Show 2024 (DIBS).
Since its inception in 1992, DIBS has evolved from a local maritime event to a globally renowned showcase of marine lifestyle, attracting enthusiasts, industry experts, and exhibitors from around the world.
This case study highlights our role in enhancing user experience, improving the website’s design and functionality, and providing ongoing maintenance and support.
The primary objective of the collaboration between GTECH and DWTC was to develop a dynamic, user-friendly website that reflects the grandeur and sophistication of the Dubai International Boat Show. The website aimed to serve as a comprehensive digital platform to promote the event, engage with visitors, and facilitate seamless interaction between exhibitors and attendees.
GTECH undertook a comprehensive scope of work to deliver a cutting-edge website tailored to the specific requirements of the Dubai International Boat Show. The key aspects of the project included:
- User Experience (UX) Design: GTECH meticulously crafted the website’s user experience to ensure intuitive navigation, seamless functionality, and optimal engagement for visitors across various devices and platforms.
- User Interface (UI) Design: The UI design focused on creating visually stunning layouts, incorporating high-quality imagery, and maintaining brand consistency to captivate the audience and showcase the essence of the Dubai International Boat Show.
- Conversion to HTML: GTECH efficiently converted the approved design concepts into HTML code, ensuring compliance with web standards and best practices for enhanced performance and accessibility.
- Integration with WordPress: The website was integrated with the WordPress content management system (CMS), empowering the Dubai International Boat Show team with a robust platform to manage and update content seamlessly.
- Integration with BeaverBuilder: GTECH facilitated integration with BeaverBuilder, a WordPress page builder tool, enabling the DWTC team to make real-time updates, customize layouts, and optimize content presentation without extensive technical knowledge or intervention.
- Content Updates and Maintenance: GTECH assumed responsibility for regular content updates, maintenance tasks, and data backups to uphold the website’s reliability, security, and relevance throughout the event lifecycle and beyond.
- Meeting the high expectations of DIBS, a prestigious event with a global reputation.
- Ensuring a seamless user experience for a diverse audience, including maritime enthusiasts, exhibitors, and potential buyers.
- Managing the integration of Beaver Builder for real-time updates without disrupting the site’s aesthetics.
Results and Impact:
The collaboration between GTECH and DWTC culminated in the successful development and launch of a world-class website for the Dubai International Boat Show, setting new standards of excellence in digital presence and event promotion.
The website garnered acclaim for its aesthetic appeal, functionality, and user-centric design, contributing to record-breaking attendance, exhibitor participation, and global visibility for the event.
GTECH’s strategic partnership with DWTC exemplifies a shared commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence in digital solutions. Through meticulous planning, collaborative execution, and unwavering dedication to client satisfaction, GTECH successfully delivered a transformative digital experience that elevated the Dubai International Boat Show to unprecedented heights of success on the global stage.