Egyptian Information, Telecommunications, Electronics, and Software Alliance (EITESAL ) is a private sector, non-profit entity of ICTE companies, Multi-national corporations, Organizations and Institutions operating in Egypt. EITESAL is working under the Egyptian Civil Organizations law 84/2002.
“ EITESAL will be the main driver leading the development, promotion and transformation of the Egyptian ICTE industry. „
“ EITESAL will help in developing and implementing a strategy for the evolution of Egypt’s ICTE industry, improving the business environment for members by promoting their local and international interests and by creating a strong and positive synergy among Egyptian industry stakeholders „
EITSAL was born on 1997 as non-government organization with the name of “The Egyptian High Tech. Association”, EHITA. The first founding General Assembly was held in Thebes hall in Semiramis intercontinental hotel on November 1997. For the next 6 years, we were striving to survive, deliver services to our community, but we remained limited in volume and resources
On 2004 another small NGO, Egyptian Software Alliance, ESA decided to merge with EHITA to form the first private non-profit civil organization NGO called “EITESAL ” to represent the whole ICTE industry in Egypt. Starting with 43 members, our membership has grown to reach 390 members in year 2014.
Being members in the World IT Services Association, we were capable to organize the first GPPC 2007 held in the MENA region.
In response to our members’ needs, EITESAL successfully launched the Centralized professional service program (CPS) to its members.
EITESAL jointly with ITIDA & ORACLE launched one of the largest capacity building programs by training over 350 employees on ORACLE technology.
With our position in the Egyptian ICTE community is getting more profound, we started to go to Africa and formed the African ICT Association together with other 6 African nations. Five other nations joined AFICTA.
Established EITESAL Senior Executive Academy to enrich senior and middle management core competencies with focus on SMEs aiming to enhance overall organizational competitiveness.
During year 2013, EITESAL started to expand outside Greater Cairo region to fulfill its role and mission as the leading NGO representing Egyptian ICTE industry. Three chapters are now operating; DTA in Mansoura, ASITA in Alexandria, and Etisal Assiut in Upper Egypt.
Within the strategic role of EITESAL to pursue funding opportunities to members, we launched the new program “Investment Readiness Program(IRP)”.
EITSAL was born on 1997 with the name of “The Egyptian High Tech. Association”, EHITA. We already remember that day sitting in Thebes hall in Semir amis intercontinental hotel with few companies gathering to form the new organization. Remembering Atef Helmy, Ahmed Bahgat, Hashem Zohair, Walid Gad, Mohamed Shedeed, Adel Adib,…and many others forming the first General Assembly of ...
Hazem El Tahawy, Chairman
EITESAL bylaws are the written rules for conduct of EITESAL association. Bylaws includes guidelines for meetings, elections of a board of directors and officers, filling vacancies, notices, types and duties of officers, committees, assessments and other important conduct areas. Bylaws are, in effect a contract among members, and must be formally adopted and/or amended. EITESAL follow a strict bylaws re-enforcement practice to ensure sustainability and application of its mission, vows, goals, and governance.
Participation in planning of
future national projects in the area of ICTE
marketing, and markets trends reports
Playing an active role in the
process of decision making and policy
the technical competencies
of the ICTE industry
Conduct seminars and participate
in events to make members aware of the
new trends in ICTE technologies and the
challenges in the market
Build Awareness for members companies through
joint programs with key national &
Improving the legal and regulatory environment of the
Egyptian ICTE sector through various efforts.
Working to fulfill EITESAL ’s aim of being the most recognized
entity to protect and promote for its members a flexible,
business-friendly and attractive legislative environment
that fosters continuous growth of companies and
encourages foreign direct investments and
start-ups as well as providing dispute
Supporting, promoting, and developing the Egyptian ICTE sector. These activities will revolve around understanding the existing obstacles and impediments to the sector’s development and addressing those issues. EITESAL will aim to be the only fully private sector association to promote the development of the Egyptian ICTE sector. Through activities such as defining industry standards, ensuring training in these global standards, and providing soft and technical skills training to ICTE companies. EITESAL will work to be the sole access point for all issues related to Egypt’s ICTE industry development. Finally, EITESAL will have strategic partnerships with local universities to promote the development of future generations within the ICTE sector. Building bridges between academia and the private sector will also be a main goal of these activities.