Dubai Business Events & Exhibitions in Q4 2017

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Every year, thousands of professionals from all over the world converge in Dubai for business opportunities. Trade shows in Dubai offer attendees a perfect opportunity to meet leading industry players and find new market opportunities. If you are a business owner, this is the perfect opportunity to get fresh ideas and evaluate your competitors.

Before you attend any trade show, it is important you do your research and understand your goals. For example, you may want to know whether the trade show aligns with your goals of generating leads or creating business awareness. Once you are clear about your intentions, you can look at related trade shows happening in your industry and plan to attend.

As we return from the holidays and the long hot summer draws to a close, there will be lots of important events happening in Dubai. This is the best time to put these key dates in your diary so that you don’t miss out on these incredible opportunities. We’ve rounded up some of the best industry events and exhibitions that will be happening in Dubai in the last quarter of the year:

GITEX (8th – 12th October)

GITEX Technology Week is a mega trade show that attracts industry innovators, leading IT players and tech trend setters from all over the world. It is a 5 day trade show held at Dubai World Trade Centre, where leading IT brands showcase their latest technology and products.

If you are in the field of IT, this is the perfect opportunity to borrow some ideas from ambitious tech start-ups and build vital connections with industry experts. Anyone from business leaders, and IT professionals, to traders and IT enthusiasts can attend. For more information regarding GITEX visit their website

ADIPEC (13th-16th November)

If you are in the oil and gas industry, the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum
Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) should not be missed. This is a 4 day event that
takes place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and attracts hundreds of knowledgeable speakers, thousands of exhibitors and tens of thousands of professionals from around the globe. With all these players attending this event, you will have an unparalleled networking opportunity. This event showcases the latest products, technologies and trends happening in the industry. You can visit their website for more details.

Big 5 (26th – 29th November)

The Big 5 is the largest trade show for construction that is held in Dubai. It is a 4 day event that is held in the Dubai World Trade Centre. The event brings together
construction professionals and showcases products from all over the world. In
addition, there will be live demonstrations of products and free CPD certified
workshops. Running alongside the exhibition, there will be other key industry events including The Big 5 GAIA Awards and The Big 5 Technical Conference. Visit for more details.

These are just three of the main conferences taking place towards the end of the year, depending on your industry and objectives there are many more that may be of value. If you’d like some more information on what is happening when, please feel free to ask our PA’s, who are more than happy to act as your Dubai business concierge, and for any support at any of these events – we can also help with that too!