Saudi Arabia

Riyadh Exhibitions Company announces conference calendar

Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC), a company which offers event organising services, has announced its ‘Exhibitions and Conference Calendar’ from October 2019 - November 2020.

Saudi conference generates $34bn in deals despite Khashoggi pull-outs

Around 40 key withdrawals by speakers and delegates for Saudi Arabia’s Future Investment Initiative conference, 23-25 October, (also known as ‘Davos in the desert’) did not stop the Saudis heralding the event as a facilitator for deals worth US$34bn. Outcry over the death on 2 October of Jamal Kashoggi, who is believed to have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Turkey, resulted in many high pro...