Events to look forward to in Dubai in 2022
In addition to being a preferred tourist destination, Dubai is known as a major business hub of the Asian continent. One of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai offers a fine blend of luxurious lifestyle, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife.
Dubai has been an important centre for regional and international trade since the early 20th century, and its economy flourishes on trade, tourism, aviation, real estate, and financial services. It is no wonder then that Dubai’s calendar has a wide range of interesting business and leisure events planned throughout the year. From major international conferences to industry trade shows and networking events, Dubai offers something for everyone. In fact, for those on a business trip to Dubai, there are a host of leisure events that they can engage in post working hours.
As we begin a brand new year, a lot of us would be keen on finding out what’s in Dubai’s store for both business and leisure purposes. So, here we bring to you a concise yet impactful calendar that will help you plan your travel in a better way.
Building Leisure Buildings Global Conference – Scheduled to be held at Al Habtoor City from February 8-13, 2022, this event consists of a conference and a behind-the-scenes tour of the UAE’s most impressive structures. For those who missed the November 2021 event, can now experience the future of the world’s leisure buildings, and interact with global investors, leading architects & consultants, expert contractors & world-class operators.
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Dubai Expo 2022 – The 6-month long event which happens every five years, is currently being held in Dubai at the Dubai Exhibition Centre. The event kicked off on October 1, 2021 and will culminate on March 31, 2022. The global event links innovation, technology, art and culture to offer a great experience to the visitors. Countries from around the world utilise this platform to mark their presence and showcase new ideas/ innovations and technologies.
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Dubai Association Conference 2022 – Aimed at promoting dialogue and providing education for business opportunities, the Dubai Association Conference 2022 will be held on February 21 at the Dubai Exhibition Centre. The event will cover conversations with the Dubai Association Centre founders and explore future-focused policies.
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Emerge GHI Investment Forum – A platform to connect health-tech ideas with the right investors, the event will be held from March 15-16, 2022 at Conrad, Dubai. The convention is aimed at bringing together individuals and companies with innovative technologies in the healthcare sector. Participants can interact with decision-makers and industry leaders from across the globe.
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Arab Health 2022 – Arab Health 2022 will take place in Dubai from January 24 – 27. It is one of the largest healthcare events of the Middle East with over 5,000 exhibitors expected to attend the event to launch new products/ services, and for showcasing new developments. This year the event will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre under the theme, ‘United by business, forging ahead’. The event will bring new technology and innovation to the stage.
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Gulfood 2022 – Touted as the largest annual F&B sourcing event in the world, Gulfood 2022 will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from February 13-17. Nearly 185 countries, 4000+ companies, 200+ speakers, and 100+ award-winning chefs, business leaders & government heads are expected to attend Gulfood 2022. The show will focus on new industry trends, and move the sector conversations from agenda to action.
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Dubai Shopping Festival Drone Light Show – The second edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival Drone Light Show is currently happening at the Bluewaters and The Beach opposite JBR. The 45-day show that took off on December 16, 2021 will culminate on January 30, 2022. Celebrating the Dubai Shopping Festival, it comprises unmissable live shows, stunning 3D animation and mesmerising sights against an impressive coastline backdrop.
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Amr Diab White Party – Catch the Egyptian singer in action at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre on January 15, 2022. The fun-packed night will have the five-time platinum artist perform chart-topping numbers, including the foot-tapping number Tamally Maak.
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So, here’s your chance to explore the best of Dubai’s both world – business and leisure. Besides being a shopping haven, Dubai also offers a mesmerising nightlife, gourmet cuisines, and adventures galore. It is noteworthy that Dubai is extremely strict about maintaining COVID safety protocols, and there is a step-by-step travel advisory for tourists to follow before planning a trip and stay in the city.
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