A message from Jack Dangermond

In this video, Esri founder and president Jack Dangermond celebrates 21 years of GIS Day with the world.

Jack Dangermond

Esri is monitoring global activity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and providing resources for response.

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Global company, regional solutions

Creating clarity in every industry, Esri is leading the location intelligence revolution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).

About Esri in the Middle East and Africa
13,000+ Customers

60% of MEA Fortune 500 companies rely on Esri
200+ Locations

Locally owned companies in almost every country
1,500+ Employees

Employing MEA GIS experts
200+ Partners

Industry knowledge and ArcGIS platform expertise
4 Support and Service Offices

Helping our MEA customers be successful
1 Development Center

Advancing GIS technology in MEA

Leading innovation in the Middle East and Africa

Through mapping and location intelligence, Esri helps organizations unlock the power of data to create a stronger and more digitally connected MEA. With an in-depth understanding of the region, we are always pushing the boundaries of the science of geography in the Middle East and Africa.

Esri has been in MEA for over 35 years, with more than 50 locally owned offices in more than 70 countries. Esri has decades of local experience in the Middle East and Africa, further magnified by a support center, development center, and three professional services offices. Esri helps cities and governments, private businesses, utilities and transportation companies, educators, and almost all other industries innovate through GIS.

Driving digital transformation across MEA

Disaster Response Program (DRP)

Disaster Response Program (DRP)

Use digital mapping tools to observe, understand, and respond with location intelligence.

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Smart Cities

Smart Cities

Learn how Esri technology supports the digital transformation of cities, utilities, and transportation.

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Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things (IoT)

Harness the full potential of the IoT.

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Enhance learning in schools and universities with interactive maps and spatial analysis.

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Empowering campus operations at SSUC-KU with GIS

Using ArcGIS, Sabah Al-Salem University City-Kuwait University (SSUC-KU) will have a GIS model of their campus for operations and asset management.

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Upcoming events in the Middle East and Africa

Global company, regional solutions

Esri has a presence and expertise in almost every country in MEA.

Find your local Esri office