Business Traveller Middle East|March 2020

A snapshot of Dubai’s top 10 venues for meetings and events in 2020

1 DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE is the region’s largest events venue, with more than 122,000 sqm of covered space and a strategic location in the heart of the emirate, just 5km from Dubai International Airport. DWTC events host more than three million international and local delegates every year.

2 DUBAI EXHIBITION CENTRE will be located at the Expo 2020 Dubai site and offer 45,000 sqm of flexible event space for all types of conferences, exhibitions and entertainment events. Key features will include 28,000 sqm customisable exhibition area; two theatres/auditoriums with respective capacities of 2,500 and 400 guests; two 2,000-plus-capacity multi-purpose halls that can be combined for larger events; and 10 meetings rooms. The facility will be adjacent to the Expo 2020 Metro link, which connects to key destinations across the city.

3 E2 DUBAI SOUTH EVENT & EXHIBITION CENTRE is a state-ofthe-art mega facility developed by Dubai South that is fully equipped to host exhibitions, trade shows, corporate events, live concerts and weddings. A short drive from Dubai World Central International and a 50-minute drive from Dubai International, E2 features a 40,000 sqm indoor area, 3,000 sqm royal pavilion, 60,000 sqm static zone, 103 chalets and nine meeting rooms.

4 MANDARIN ORIENTAL JUMEIRA is one of the closest beachfront resorts to Dubai’s financial and business districts and offers a stunning 700 sqm glass-walled ballroom with beachfront terrace, plus four elegantly appointed meeting spaces and a 121 sqm private Bridal Room.


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March 2020