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

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A significant achievement was added to Dubai’s global achievements by selecting it from the International Association of Conferences and Conferences “ICCA” as the first 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, the global exhibition for the business events community. It is witnessed by a group of professionals and employees in the tourism sector from all over the world, in addition to officials of travel agencies, companies, independent. international bodies, associations and organizations.

Dubai’s participation in this major global forum confirms its leading and ongoing role in the recovery of the global business events sector, as well as highlights the city’s exceptional skills and abilities as an ideal destination to host major events for organizers of events and meetings over a period of three days until June 2, 2022.

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. This is in parallel with its tireless efforts to accelerate this activity even at the level global, which is reflected in the ICCA statistical report, which He chose Dubai to be at the top of the world during 2021, either in the number of meetings organized by international associations or in the number of participants in these meetings.

His Excellency Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of the Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai, said: may God preserve it, Dubai has quickly overcome the consequences of the global pandemic, Dubai has never become an ideal destination for tourism and travel. And extraordinary circumstances have gripped the world over the past two years, and he has even established his position as a preferred destination for international associations to host their major conferences and meetings, as well as his ability to attract other large business. Prompt, proactive and precautionary measures taken by Dubai, as well as the resumption of business activities and communication with officials and international associations, in increasing their confidence in Dubai as a safe and ready destination to host conferences and events which contributed to the selection of Dubai to become the first country according to the ICCA report.

His Excellency added, “The ability of international associations to hold their meetings in person, easily and safely, is essential, as it gives their members an ideal opportunity to discuss the most salient challenges, to exchange knowledge,” professional development and strengthen relations., we will continue to work with these international associations and federations to highlight Dubai’s ability to provide an ideal platform for organizing their events and conferences, as well as to restore momentum of a number of sectors they serve. ”

In the uniquely designed Dubai Pavilion at IMEX Frankfurt, the Dubai Business Events office, the official event and conference office in Dubai, is participating in addition to the 32 most prominent partners, including: Emirates Airlines, Jumeirah Group, Dubai World Trade. Center, and Emaar Hospitality, in addition to a range of hotels, tourist attractions and destination management companies, while 500 meetings with stakeholders are expected to be organized.

The new edition of IMEX Frankfurt will be held with real participation after two years as a result of the consequences of the global pandemic “Covid-19”, which is expected to be attended by more than 2800 professionals and workers in the tourism sector from around the world. , 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 Trade Marketing, said: “Dubai’s outstanding participation this year at IMEX Frankfurt confirms its commitment and contribution to the recovery of the global business events sector, as well as building the efforts and initiatives it has undertaken throughout the period of the global pandemic to improve In this sector, the emirate was able to consolidate its position as a leading global destination for organizing business events, thanks to the vision of 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 meeting and conference organizers, as well as officials of associations and international organizations to organize events in them, as well as be the ideal destination when rescheduling their meetings as a result of the consequences.” of the global pandemic, which reflected positively on the growth of this sector, due to the strong capabilities that Dubai offers, and its full commitment to safety and security standards, as well as various offers and high-level services. Our exhibition with us at the exhibition has 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 enable communication with top decision-makers, including an evening reception for event organizers as well as a dinner for members. of the International Association of Conference Organizers “IAPCO” in cooperation with the Melbourne office. For conferences in addition to organizing a morning meeting with the CEO of international associations in cooperation with the International Association of Conferences and Conferences IC Dubai Business Events also aims to participate in a series of events to exchange views and exchange knowledge, as well as to develop businesses that will be held on the outskirts of the exhibition.

IMEX Frankfurt is included in the annual schedule of activities for “Dubai Business Events”, which allows it to communicate with the organizers of events and meetings, as well as with professionals working in this sector from around the world, while the office intends to participate at a number of major trade fairs this year, which 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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