In an indication of the emirate's ability to host it safely... and deal with high efficiency with "Covid-19"

With the "Expo" approaching, Dubai hosts major business events

  • Dubai is currently hosting a number of motivational travel trips for major companies.


  • The demand for holding events in Dubai reflects the efficiency in dealing with the "Covid-19" pandemic.



The business events sector continues its momentum after Dubai was one of the first global cities to reopen this activity, and hosted international meetings and conferences from around the world, at a time when the city is preparing to receive guests with the holding of many business events during the coming period from 2021 and the beginning of 2022. Since the resumption of receiving international visitors in July 2020, Dubai has resumed hosting business events from around the world, starting in October 2020, as the emirate's calendar of events quickly became crowded with many conferences and exhibitions that were held in various parts of the emirate.

It is expected that the city will continue to host events with the same momentum during the second half of 2021 in conjunction with hosting “Expo 2020 Dubai” and until the rest of 2022, at a time when the demand for holding events in Dubai confirms the emirate’s ability to host events safely, and to deal with high efficiency with a pandemic. "Covid-19".

Big events

Dubai will host a number of major business events during the second half of 2021, including: the International Society of Urology conference, the Society of Petroleum Engineers annual technical conference and exhibition, the International Astronautical Conference, the World Chambers of Commerce Conference, LPG Week, and the “Society of Petroleum Engineers” conference and exhibition. Gastec", and the African Oil Week, in addition to many events scheduled to be held.

Dubai is also currently hosting a number of incentive travel trips for major companies such as: AFC Life Science, Amway, Sunhope, Jeunesse and OMNILIFE.

international standing

Issam Kazim, Executive Director of the Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, said that Dubai, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has achieved a leading position globally in facing the pandemic to resume the activity of the business events sector, as it provided an effective platform. For associations, companies and international organizations, to continue holding their direct meetings, and to enhance the role of knowledge in the development of key sectors.

He added: “We realize the importance of resuming live events for the meetings and conferences sector worldwide.

Thanks to the efforts of all partners and stakeholders, Dubai ensures that the events are held in a safe environment for the participating delegations, speakers and organizers.”

«Dubai Business Events»

To take advantage of this momentum, Dubai Business Events, the official office for conferences and events in Dubai, continues to communicate with meeting organizers at the international level, highlighting the city's business events infrastructure and the rapidly growing knowledge-based economy.

In the coming months, "Dubai Business Events" will also host a number of delegations invited to the city, especially during Expo 2020 Dubai, allowing meeting and event organizers to learn about the various offers offered by the emirate, as well as attending one of the largest events and exhibitions in the world.

The Global Office team is currently meeting event organizers in their own markets, through a series of external awareness campaigns, trade shows and specialized events for the sector.

safe environment

Assistant Vice President of Dubai Business Events, Steen Jacobsen, said that Dubai has succeeded in resuming the activity of the business events sector quickly during the pandemic, taking advantage of its ability to provide a safe environment, while facilitating direct and effective meetings at the same time.

He added: “We are still seeing a growing interest from organizers looking to get their business events back on track as soon as possible, and thanks to coordinating efforts among various stakeholders across Dubai, we have been able to meet the requirements of companies, associations and other organizations to review their original plans, and move the events.” To Dubai".

Corporate motivational activities

Dubai is preparing to host the incentive activities for major companies during “Expo 2020 Dubai” on the first of October, which will last for six months. Dubai » held a number of important conferences and events, including the Dubai Conference for Economic and Professional Bodies.

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