After a busy day doing business, unwind and hang out with friends at the iconic hotspot of Dubai Harbour.

Every evening attendees of Expand North Star and GITEX will enjoy a line-up of entertainment, food and drinks in the city of fun.

So, whether you want to unwind, network, party or do more business, make sure you enjoy Northstar-By-Night.

Yacht Parties, Ai DJ Session, Exclusive Music from the world’s hottest music festival, special shows, Beach parties, and even skydiving

Sunday | 15 October 2023

Angel Sunday Sundowner – The Yacht Time: 4 – 6 PM

Mingle with top-tier angel investors aboard a yacht. Exchange experiences and best practices in investing in tech startups with the Dubai skyline in the background.

Investor Reception 
Time: 8 PM

This year at Expand North Star x GITEX GLOBAL, we are proud to welcome fund managers from more than 65 different countries. Join us at the Investor Reception to launch this exciting week of debates, innovations and opportunities.

NorthStar by Night – The Deck 2
Time: 6 – 9 PM | Brazilian Night


Industries of the Future Networking

Explore future trends shaping tomorrow's industries. Network with tech innovators, investors, policy makers, and industry leaders. Unite with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and forge connections that will drive the industries of the future.

Monday | 16 OCTOBER 2023

Global Growth Hub – The Deck 1
Time: 6 – 8 PM

Step into the vibrant world of networking at Expand North Star with the most scintillating event of the year our "Global Mixer!!!

Access – Invite Only

Bohemian Future Blockchain Kick Off Night - hosted by Crypto Oasis – KYMA Beach
Time: 8 PM

Bohemian Vibes. Fire Dancing and Handpan Drum. Culinary Delights. Beach Vibes.

Access – Invite Only

Expand North Star Beach Party – Barasti Beach
Time: 8 – 11 PM

Kick off your shoes and chill out with investors, entrepreneurs and tech influencers coming from all over the world.

Access – Invite Only

Berlin Event – The Deck 2
Time: 6 – 8 PM

Spotlight on Berlin - Meet leading startups from Europe's tech powerhouse.

Indian Night

We will transport you to the subcontinent with indian nights, where the air will be filled with the aroma of spices and the sound of bollywood music.

Tuesday | 17 October 2023

SAP Event – The Deck 1
Time: 6 – 8 PM

Join us after Day 2 of GITEX Dubai for an invitation only evening cocktail reception to connect with your peers and fellow business leaders.

Access – Invite Only

Fintech Tuesdays – The Deck 2 | 
Access – Invite Only
Time: 6 – 8PM

  • 100s of renowned speaklkers & fintech experts hosted at Expand North Star.
  • Unplugged conversations between speakers and community members.
  • A captivating space merging Fintech with artistry.
  • A dynamic polling platform where individuals engage with thought-provoking questions, share insights, and create captivating visual representations like word clouds.

Fintech Surge Speakers and Sponsors dinner
Time: 6 – 8 PM

Location: Toshi, Grand Millennium Hotel in Barsha Heights

Exhibitors Yacht Sundowner – The Yacht
Time: 4 – 6 PM

Access – invite only

Unicorn Yacht Sundowner – The Yacht
Time: 6 – 8 PM

Access – invite only

Asian Theme Night
Time: 6-8 PM

Dedicated to asian nights, showcasing the diverse cultures, traditions, and cuisines of the east.

Bored Ape Yacht Club Party
Time: 8 PM

Location: Sumosan - The Edition Dubai - Dubai Fountain St - Downtown Dubai - Dubai

Access Invite Only

Wednesday | 18 October 2023

Time: 6 – 8 PM

Beyond the ambiance, this soirée offers a platform for curated insights into emerging technologies and trends, guiding businesses toward greatness and informing investment decisions. In this unhurried setting, professionals explore opportunities for transformative partnerships, and investors identify co-investment prospects with the promise of exponential returns. As conversations flow freely, innovation takes center stage, shaping the future of business. WTITC NETWORK & CONNECTIONS is an immersive experience, epitomizing the belief that connections cultivated here lead to enduring triumphs on the global stage.

The Marketing Society – The Deck 2
Time: 6 – 8 PM

The Marketing Society’s Changemakers Conferences have a reputation of being ‘a day like no other’, and having a ‘no filler, all killer’ lineup of diverse, dynamic and powerful speakers who tell unforgettable stories that help ignite change.

Access – Invite Only

Future Blockchain Summit Closing Party hosted by Ghaf Labs and Sui Foundation – Lucky Voice – grand Millenium
Time: 8 PM

Access – Invite Only

European Theme Night
Time: 6 – 8 PM