On stage and behind the scenes, EW takes you on a visual tour inside IBTM Arabia 2018, which took place at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, 5-7 February. With 12 networking events held over the three-day-long show, the programme included a panel session led by ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) on destination competitiveness. Rohit Talwar, global futurist and CEO of Fast Future, headlined...
Four-star rated Crowne Plaza Muscat Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) has opened its doors to business and leisure travellers, thus boosting the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) sector in the Sultanate.
Part of the new Madinat Al Irfan urban development, the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) and the Oman Convention Bureau are celebrating a double-win having successfully won two major congresses; the World Hospital Congress in 2019 and the Royal Congress of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in 2020.
dmg Middle East, Asia & Africa has acquired Atticus Events, a boutique business forum organiser, and HI Design, the event that focuses on interior design of luxury hotels.
Dubai was awarded with the 2017 Smart City title.
Protec has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bumat Motion Systems GmbH, the German manufacturer of turntables and revolving stages.
A new report has found that the Gulf’s interiors industry has surged in value by more than US$2.2billion in the last year alone, to $17.7bn. The figures are revealed by INDEX Qatar – a new interior design exhibition taking place in Doha this November.
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Heavy sanctions on Qatar have hit the country’s MICE business
GL events has bought up 70 per cent of the companies that make up Wicked and Flow.
Abu Dhabi is carving its own identity within the UAE