Dubai Business Events submitted 200 bids and proposals for international business events in H1 2022.
28 August 2022, 12:00 AM
30 September 2022, 12:00 AM
Dubai has consolidated its position as a leading destination for international business events in the first half of 2022, securing the rights to host major conferences, congresses, incentive travel programmes and other meetings over the forthcoming years.
Over the first six months of 2022, Dubai Business Events (DBE), Dubai’s official convention bureau, collaborated with stakeholders across the emirate and the wider UAE to register 99 successful bid wins. These events are set to attract more than 77,000 delegates and yield over 330,000 hotel room nights over the coming years.
DBE submitted 200 bids and proposals for international business events in H1 2022, with several bids yet to be determined. Dubai’s successful event wins in 2022 so far include the International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (2023), IFOS ENT World Congress (2023), Congress of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (2024) and International Congress of Endocrinology (2024).
In addition, key corporate events and incentive travel programmes to be hosted in Dubai include Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries’ Annual Convention and Incentive (2022) and IBM Best in Tech (2023).
DBE will build on the successful performance recorded in H1 2022 with an intense engagement period, meeting planners and association executives during the rest of the year. Sales missions across key cities in Europe, Latin America and Israel will see DBE and its stakeholders meet planners in their markets and explain Dubai’s compelling propositions.
Meanwhile, inbound study missions from Japan and Korea, South East Asia, and North America will allow planners to see the destination and its capabilities first-hand. DBE will also lead strong delegations of industry partners to major trade shows – including IMEX America (Las Vegas) and IBTM World (Barcelona).