Places for Exhibitions

Dubai has not only made a name for itself in the field of financial world but also it is a home to host many exhibitions around the year. All most all exhibition centres are fully equipped with the state-of-art facilities to handle different types of exhibitions. These venues offer a range of layouts and dedicated resources to meet the needs of the exhibitors and the audience. Given down are a few venues where one can exhibit.

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)

The DWTC is one of the prestigious global and multi-cultural venue to host many kinds of events from trade shows to exhibitions to music concerts. It not only promises shows of world-class events, but the venue plays host to more than 1.4 million visitors and 6,000 exhibitors every year. The complex constitutes of twenty-one exhibition halls, the Dubai International Convention Centre and residential apartments. The DWTC is the tallest building in Dubai and the first skyscraper along Sheikh Zayed Road.  It has 121,000 square meters of usable space for exhibitions.

InterContinental Dubai Festival City

The InterContinental Dubai Festival City located on Dubai creek is one of Dubai’s prime venue to host conferences and exhibitions. Two levels of extensive combined function space shared between Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City and the InterContinental Dubai Festival City creates an unprecedented event and congress proposition within Dubai. The premise includes a 4,250 square meter centre event, with an additional five rooms that can again be divided further into eight breakouts for bigger and larger exhibitions.

Madinat Jumeirah

Madinat Jumeirah is Dubai’s leading event venue for meetings, conference and exhibitions, the venue is designed in such a way that it resembles a traditional Arabian citadel. Madinat Jumeirah has large ballrooms for corporate functions and exhibitions to outdoor venues perfect for small events and exhibitions, depending on the needs of the exhibition organizers. Organisers can utilize the Jumeirah’s easy-to-use online Virtual Planner website to preview their event’s floor plans, schedule and other details.

Desert Resort, Al Sahra

It is one of its kind of exhibition venue set amidst 2.4 square kilometres of native flora and fauna of Dubai and rolling sand dunes. The desert resort ensures that all type of exhibitions, smaller or bigger makes the customer and the organizer an unforgettable experience. The desert resort can handle up to a capacity of 3000 guests at a time.

Jumeirah Beach Exhibition Centre

The unique wave-shaped hotel is a popular choice for events and exhibitions. With close proximity to Madinat Jumeirah and Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, guests and exhibitors can move seamlessly between business and leisure facilities.

Dubai Airshow Site

Also known as Dubai South is the region’s largest exhibition space. Being home to the biennial Dubai Airshow, and the World Expo 2020, the three-million square metre site is being further developed to host the city’s major events and exhibitions. International visitors would benefit by saving time in the arrivals halls as well as an hour travelling across town.

Le Meridien, Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Just minutes from Dubai International Airport, Le Meridien is a handy base for conference and exhibitions. Boasting the city’s largest and spacious ballroom, with airport shuttles and valet parking. The location is more of an exhibition town than a five-star hotel.

The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina

One of the slicker conference and exhibition centres in the city. The Address Dubai Marian can host approximately 1000 exhibits in its Constellation Ballroom. Venue guests and exhibitors also can have access to 22 private meeting rooms across three floors, each facing the Dubai Marina’s sparkling waters.

Grand Hyatt Dubai, Bur Dubai  

Popular for indoors and outdoors events and exhibitions, Grand Hyatt Dubai’s is known for hosting events, conferences and exhibitions of all sizes making visiting a breeze. The hotel is popular and easy to find, bordering the Dubai Creek and the chic Wafi Mall.

Festival Arena by InterContinental, Dubai Festival City

The Festival Arena is an expansive space, purpose-built for large-scale exhibitions, performances and concerts. Being a popular choice for global industry conferences, trade shows and international exhibitions, with an ability to host up to 5000 exhibits. Located on the Old Dubai side of Dubai Creek, the arena is quit calm form the city’s busiest areas.

Besides the above exhibitions places, there are a few more good centres where one can also host exhibitions. Like Novotel World Trade Centre, Dubai Opera, Armani Hotel, Zero Gravity, Emirates Towers, The Jam Jar, Conrad to name a few.


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