Dubai Events

Dubai has established itself as a global event destination by hosting a wide range of high profile events - from the world’s biggest exhibitions and conferences to performances by some of the most famous singers in the world.

As a global event hub, Dubai organises diverse events that are rich in concept and content. As a focal point for business and trade, Dubai hosts many specialised conferences and exhibitions. Over the years, Dubai has established a strong reputation as an international trade show destination with events such as the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), the largest annual consumer computer and electronics trade show in the region, Gulfood, the biggest food and beverages manufacturing event in the region and Big 5, the largest construction event in the Middle East.

Dubai’s annual calendar also features a number of innovative cultural events reflecting the importance the city places on creating an environment for art and literature to flourish. Examples of such events include Art Dubai and The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, which are attended by artists and writers from across the world.

The city has also established itself as a leading family entertainment destination with major events such as Dubai Shopping Festival and Dubai Summer Surprises. The Dubai Shopping Festival, the largest shopping and entertainment extravaganza in the Middle East, brings together thousands of people from around the world while Dubai Summer Surprises presents an unforgettable experience for families wishing to spend the summer in Dubai. During these festivals, fun events for children of all ages are organised around the city and in its shopping malls.

Dubai also prides itself on hosting some of most prestigious events in the international sporting calendar, such as Dubai World Cup, Omega Dubai Desert Classics and The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Dubai continues to explore opportunities for exciting new hospitality, leisure and entertainment projects that will further cement its profile as a holiday and entertainment destination.

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