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Freeman to design Algeria’s Expo 2020 pavilion

Freeman EMEA Agency Services has been appointed the official partner of Algeria at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai.

Big wins for Dubai Business Events in 2019

Dubai Business Events, the city’s official convention bureau, says it recorded 31 successful event bids in 2019. These events are set to attract 150,000 delegates over the coming years, adding around 620,000 room nights to Dubai hotels.

Video: CMW speaks to the team behind Expo 2020 at IBTM World

CMW interviewed some of the team behind Expo 2020 on the Dubai Tourism stand at IBTM World in November. 

EventsCase set for 2020 expansion in Dubai and Madrid

Event management software provider EventsCase has announced the opening of two new offices in Dubai and Madrid.

Dubai to host education summit, opens new hotel

Dubai will be hosting a global education summit during Expo 2020, named RewirEd. The Emirate has also opened a new hotel, the Address Sky View by Emaar Hospitality Group.

Dubai Arena increases security ahead of Expo 2020

The Dubai Arena, which opened last summer, has increased its security ahead of the 2020 World Expo.

Dubai Association Conference unveils themes

The second edition of the Dubai Association Conference is taking place from 9-10 December at Dubai World Trade Centre.

Emirates unveils passport-free facial recognition flying at GITEX

Emirates airline demonstrated new technology at GITEX 2019 that will allow customers to fly with no passport, no boarding pass, and no fingerprints.

Inside the Dubai Exhibition Centre, host venue of Expo 2020

The team behind the in-construction Dubai Exhibition Centre has released a ‘fly-through’ video of the venue, ahead of its opening on 20 October 2020.

Meetings Mean Business Canada leads by example

The Meetings Mean Business (MMB) Canada 2018 Chair, Heidi Welker, has offered delegates at the 57th ICCA Congress in Dubai insights into the MMB industry lobby group’s founding in the US. It also discussed the licensing benefits the Canadian business events industry realised in its efforts to be recognised as an important contributor to the economy. Presenting at the ICCA Congress session, 12 Nove...