Dubai is the first in the world to host conferences and meetings during 2021

The International Association of Conferences (ICCA) has announced the selection of Dubai as the number one destination in the world for meetings of international associations during 2021, according to the report issued by the association, which coincided with Dubai’s participation in IMEX Frankfurt 2022 Global Exhibition for the business event community, witnessed by a group of tourism specialists and professionals from around the world, as well as officials from travel agencies, companies, independent bodies, associations and international organizations.

Dubai’s participation in this major global forum comes as an affirmation of its key and ongoing role in the recovery of the global business events sector, as well as highlighting the city’s exceptional skills and abilities as an ideal event hosting destination. great for event organizers and meetings. in a period of three days until June 2, 2022..

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Dubai is one of the first destinations to resume business activities during the global pandemic, as it started hosting participants in international conferences and meetings since October 2020, in parallel with tireless efforts to accelerate this activity globally, which is reflected in statistics. Association Report (ICCA). , which chose Dubai to be at the forefront of the world during 2021, either in the number of meetings organized by international associations or in the number of participants in these meetings.

Hilal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of the Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai, said: “Thanks to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, Dubai is fast to overcome the consequences of the global pandemic, Dubai has not become an ideal destination for tourism and travel in time and circumstances. It has established itself as a preferred destination for international associations to host their major conferences and meetings, as well as its ability to attract other major business events. The prompt, proactive and precautionary measures taken by Dubai, as well as the resumption of business and communication activities with officials of international associations, contributed to the increase of their trust in Dubai as a safe and ready destination to host conferences and events. which contributed to Dubai’s selection to become the first country according to the report (ICCA). He added, “The ability of international associations to hold their meetings in person, with ease and security, is essential, as it gives their members an ideal opportunity to discuss the most salient challenges, to exchange knowledge, professional development and On the other hand, we will continue to work with these international associations and federations to highlight Dubai’s ability to provide an exemplary platform for organizing their events and conferences, as well as to restore momentum. of a number of sectors it serves.

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In the Dubai Pavilion with its unique design at IMEX Frankfurt, the Dubai Business Events office, the official office for attracting events and conferences in Dubai, participates in addition to the 32 most prominent partners, including: Emirates Airlines, Jumeirah Group, Dubai. The World Trade Center and Emaar Hospitality, in addition to a number of hotels, tourist attractions and destination management companies, are expected to host 500 meetings with stakeholders. The new edition of IMEX Frankfurt will be held after two years as a result of the consequences of the global pandemic “Covid-19”, which expects more than 2800 people from specialists and workers in the tourism sector from around the world. to participate, in addition to travel agencies, companies and authorities, independent, global associations and organizations.

For his part, Issam Kazim, Executive Director of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commercial Marketing, said: “Dubai’s distinguished participation this year in (IMEX Frankfurt) confirms its commitment and contribution to the recovery of the global business events sector, as well as relying on the efforts and initiatives it has undertaken throughout the period of the global pandemic.To advance this sector, as the Emirate was able to improve its position as a major global destination for organizing business events, thanks to our wise leadership and the unremitting efforts of our partners in the public and private sectors. ” He added: “Dubai was able to attract the attention of organizers of meetings and conferences, as well as officials of associations and international organizations to organize events in it, as well as be the ideal destination when rescheduling their meetings as a result of the consequences. of the global pandemic, which was positively reflected in the growth of this sector, due to the capabilities offered by Dubai, is strong and its full commitment to safety and security standards, as well as various offers and high-level services . Our partners who are with us at the exhibition have reaffirmed Dubai’s ability to offer the best integrated experiences due to its vast and diverse tourism potentials that meet the aspirations of travelers from all over the world.


• In addition to meetings at the Dubai Pavilion, the Dubai Business Events office organizes a range of events and activities that allow communication with top decision makers, including an evening reception for event organizers, as well as a dinner for members of the International Association of Organizers Conference In addition to organizing a morning meeting with the CEO of international associations in cooperation with the International Association of Conferences and Conferences ICCA, Dubai Business Events intends to participate in a series of events to share opinions and knowledge exchange, as well as business development to be held on the sidelines of the exhibition.

IMEX Frankfurt

• “IMEX Frankfurt” is included in the annual schedule of activities of “Dubai Business Events”, which enables them to communicate with the organizers of events and meetings as well as specialists working in this sector from around the world, while the office intends to receive participates in a number of major fairs this year that include: IMEX America from October 11 to 13 and “IBTM World” from November 29 to December 1, in addition to plans to participate in foreign exhibitions and campaigns in major markets.

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