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Dubai’s Meeting Ambassadors Behind Two Thirds of Bids Won

More than 150 doctors, scientists, industry experts and business leaders have been honoured in Dubai for their role in attracting prestigious international meetings to the emirate. The ambassadors, members of convention bureau Dubai Business Events’ Al Safeer Programme, last year supported two thirds (67 percent) of successful bids for association conferences. From Association Meetings International…

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Dubai Reaches New Heights

As reported in News, Dubai’s meetings dominance continued in 2017. The emirate won 212 bids and proposals. Expo 2020 is also nearing. Dubai has always hosted spectacular familiarisation trips, and an Iceberg partner has just enjoyed one, during which the brand new Dubai Frame (pictured) was on the itinerary. From editor’s blog at…

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Dubai Continues to Dominate

Dubai’s meetings dominance continued in 2017. The emirate won a record 212 bids and proposals, a 61 percent increase on 2016. Key wins included the Baby Care Annual Incentive, with an expected 1,500 attendance, and the Amway Russia Annual Incentive which will bring in 2,700. Both events will take place in 2018. From CIM News Magazine…

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The Dubai Association Conference: A Legacy for Associations

The first-ever Dubai Association Conference, held last month at the Dubai World Trade Centre, reinforced the role associations are playing in the emirate’s economic development and transition to a knowledge economy. The event brought together association executives, government representatives and university faculties, as well as professionals from around the world interested in forming associations. From Boardroom…

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First Dubai Association Conference Held

The first Dubai Association Conference has been held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The event focussed on building the association community, skills development for executives and global best practice. Last month it was announced that over 40 licences have been issued for associations to trade and operate in Dubai. From CIM News Magazine…

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11 November 2018
11 December 2017

Dubai Association Conference, UAE

Join 180 top government, academic and business leaders from around the world; learn about current and future association trends and opportunities; participate in the panel discussion powered by GAHP and learn from the experience of global association visionary heads; discover Dubai 360° and see Dubai in its entirety, from business to cultural heritage and entertainment;…

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Dubai Association Centre Grows Knowledge Economy

The growth of Dubai’s association community and the emirate’s ongoing transition from an oil to a knowledge economy has been presented at an event held in London. Over 40 licences have now been issued for associations to trade and operate in Dubai. $1000 buys a desk and an address in the Dubai Association Centre. From Association Meetings International…

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Dubai Business Events has Drawn in 51,000 Delegates Since January

Meetings secured since January 2017 by Dubai Business Events are expected to bring more than 51,000 delegates to the emirate. The Al Safeer Ambassador Programme has contributed to DBE’s success in winning bids. The network of 300 experts from diverse disciplines has helped secure eleven business events for Dubai. From CIM News Magazine…

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Dubai Expo 2020’s Legacy Plans

  Dubai’s hosting of the next World Expo – which will bring together 180 nations and perhaps 25 million visitors – is of course right at the centre of its event planning. But the emirate isn’t just thinking about what will be taking place between October 2020 and April 2021. It is also planning what will be happening after the Expo is over….

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Dubai’s Knowledge Economy Drive

  Dubai is well known to international travellers as a glamorous and luxurious playground. But it is also a thriving regional hub with a defined and strategic vision of its future… and of the significant part professional and business events will play in this development. In an exclusive video recorded for The Iceberg at the recent BestCities Global Forum, Steen Jakobsen – Director of Dubai Business Events – discusses the emirate’s diversification from a historical reliance on oil towards…

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