Top 20 Conference & Exhibition Venues in Dubai, UAE


Organizing an event in Dubai? Choosing the right venue for your conference or exhibition can be a dealbreaker when it comes to your event’s success; so to facilitate the research and decision for you, we’ve brought to you the 20 best venues in Dubai.

Top 20 Venues in Dubai

1. Dubai World Trade Center

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd
Phone: +971 4 332 1000
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Middle East Energy, Gulfood Exhibition, Gitex Technology Week, Gitex Future Stars

Located in the business hub of the world – Dubai, DWTC has been an attractive venue for 100 regional and international events annually for the past 40 years. It offers high-end customer service and valuable added services to deliver world-class experiences.

  • Has a total area of 68,000 square meters,
  • Has 67 halls and meeting rooms,
  • Offers event production, catering, branding and media services,
  • Close to the airport

Suitable for:

Business meetings, conferences, trainings, company events, workshops & team building activities.

2. Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Center

Location: Madinat Jumeirah – King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St
Phone: +971 4 366 6380
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Digital Dentistry Conference & Exhibition, Dubai World Insurance Congress

Built in 2003 as a part of Madinat Jumeirah’s luxury hotels and resorts, the conference and events center is a spacious venue for trade shows and meetings as it offers a large exhibiting area in one of Dubai’s best locations.

  • 16 meeting rooms
  • 11,000 square meters of exhibiting space

Suitable for:

Conferences, trade shows, fairs, exhibitions, press conferences and networking events.

3. Conference Center at Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center

Location: Building 14, Mohammed Bin Rashid University Of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai Healthcare City
Phone: +971 800 6278
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: 7th Emirates International Orthopaedic Congress

Located in the heart of Dubai Healthcare City, the conference center has high tech equipment and advanced services to meet the needs of large scale events. 

  • Multiple high-tech auditoriums

Suitable for:

Large-scale scientific exhibitions, conferences, forums, lectures, workshops.

4. Festival Arena by Intercontinental

Location: InterContinental Hotels, Dubai Festival City
Phone: +971 4 701 1111
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Unite with Tomorrowland, NSTI Festival

With the number of events being hosted there doubling from one year to another, the arena has become a main attraction to many international events. The venue provides both outdoor and pillar-free indoor spaces.

  • 7200 square meters of event space
  • 1500 car parking lots
  • Pillar-free indoor space

Suitable for:

Concerts, music festivals, award ceremonies, shows

5. Grosvenor House Hotel

Location: Al Emreef St
Phone: +971 4 399 8888
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: DesignMENA Summit

The glam is at the Grosvenor! Combining an elegant and modern decor with functionalism, the hotel’s event space provides the organizers with the facilities that they need for a professional event, including high-speed WiFi and high tech equipment.

  • 810 square meters of event space
  • Largest space has a capacity for 400 people
  • 6 event rooms: ballroom, boardrooms, meeting rooms

Suitable for:

Celebrations, international entertainment or education events

6. DQ (Core, North, South) / Hai d3 / Events Square at Dubai Design District

Location: Dubai Design District
Phone: +971 4 4333000
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Sole DXB, Arte, Dubai Design Week

Built as a part of Dubai’s Plan 2021, D3 is the leading destination for arts, culture and design. It facilitates the way for an innovative and creative ecosystem, that is based on digital and technological advancement.

  • 4 atriums, an event square, spacious outdoor areas

Suitable for:

Fashion events, art exhibitions, cultural festivals

7. Le Méridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre

Location: Airport Road, Garhoud
Phone: +971 4 217 0000
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Global Forum for Education & Learning (GFEL), Marketing & Advertising Conference (MADcon)

Situated close to both the city center and the airport, Le Meridien is a strategic location for conferences and exhibitions with international guests.

  • 5500 square meters of meeting space
  • 3500 square meters of exhibiting space

Suited for:

Networking events, international conferences & trade shows

8. The Address Hotel Dubai Marina

Location: Al Marsa Street
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +971 4 436 7777
Events organized there: 2020 Supply Chain & Logistic Arabia

Whatever event type or size you’re organizing, the team at The Address Hotel will make sure that you receive the facilities, equipment and services that you require for a successful event.

  • 3340 square meters of meeting space
  • 27 meeting rooms

Suitable for:

Business events (conferences, meetings) and lifestyle events

9. Grand Hyatt Dubai

Location: Sheikh Rashid Road – Riyadh Street
Phone: +971 4 317 1234
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: International Conference on Future Mobility

Grand Hyatt hosts the largest hotel convention center in Dubai, providing communicative and secretarial services that make it flexible to organize any type of event successfully.

  • 8,000 square meters of meeting space
  • 7,664 square meters of exhibiting space

Suitable for:

Global conferences, corporate meetings

10. Atlantis, The Palm

Location: Crescent Road
Phone: +971 4 426 2000
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Smart SMB Summit

Atlantis The Palm hosts different sized and budgeted events, and offers additional services that make events there stand out, including: event management, team building activities, themed conferences.

  • Range of different event spaces: indoor/outdoor spaces, meeting rooms, unique spaces
  • 5,600 square meters of meeting space
  • 630 square meters of exhibiting space

Suitable for:

Large international conference, private meetings, corporate events, gala parties

11. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Location: Jumeirah Street
Phone: +971 4 301 7777
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Global Women Leaders Summit (GWLS)

Burj Al Arab has been one of the most iconic symbols of Dubai since 1999, and the 7th tallest hotel in the world. It’s visible from many places around the city as it dominates Dubai’s coastline, making it a stunning destination for events.

  • 3000 square meters of meeting space
  • Offers both outdoor and indoor private spaces

Suitable for:

Banquets, gala dinners, product launches, charity events, receptions, board meetings

12. The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center

Location: Gate Village, DIFC, off Sheikh Zayed Road
Phone: +971 4 372 2222
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: SME World Summit, Dubai Bitcoin Conference

Located at the heart of Dubai’s business centre, the hotel caters for events of all types with its personalized services.

  • One of Dubai’s largest ballrooms
  • 2,600 square meters of meeting space

Suitable for:

Conventions, auto shows, trade shows, seminars, executive retreats and workshops

13. Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

Location: Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road
Phone: +971 4 330 0000
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Global Conference on Internet of Things

Located in the centre of Dubai’s commercial business district, Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers a wide range of business facilities and services that help make events unforgettable for the guests and organizers. 

  • 5500 square meters of meeting space
  • 6 large halls

Suitable for:

Business meetings, banquets, receptions, social functions

14. Conrad Dubai

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road
Phone: +971 4 444 7444
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Total Radiology Conference – Arab Health, Carriers World Middle East

Elegantly designed with Italian marble, Conrad Hotel is situated in the middle of Dubai’s commercial, entertainment and financial district. It offers many modern amenities and detail-oriented customer services.

  • 4500 square meters of meeting space
  • Largest pre-function area in the city

Suitable for: 

Product launches, business meetings, banquets

15. Shangri-La Hotel

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd Near Financial Metro Station
Phone: +971 4 343 8888
Email:  [email protected]
Events organized there: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Located in Dubai’s tourism and business centers, Shangri-La has a dedicated team of event managers that will help customize your event with themed experiences, and offer you event consulting services to any type of event you’re organizing.

  • 1800 square meters of meeting space
  • A variety of ballrooms, boardrooms and meeting rooms

Suitable for:

Executive meetings, conferences, general assemblies

16. The Oberoi

Location: The Oberoi Centre – Al A’amal St
Phone: +971 4 444 1444
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Artificial Intelligence Week Middle East, Travel Tech Middle East (TTME)

Overlooking Burj Khalifa, The Oberoi take pride in their exquisite hospitality and personalized events that they help you organize, whether it’s a private gathering or a large-sized meeting.

  • 1000 square meters of meeting space
  • A variety of boardrooms, meeting rooms, halls, a business centre

Suitable for:

Product launches, press conferences, fashion shows, workshops, seminars

17. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road
Phone: +971 4 414 0000
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: Dubai Startup & SMB Summit

Combining style and functionality, the Marquis Hotel has state-of-art amenities event planning services for small-to-large-scale meetings and conferences. It’s located near Dubai’s business and financial centers, where visitors can view both Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab.

  • 32 multi-use meeting rooms
  • 8,000 square meters of meeting space

Suitable for:

Conferences, corporate events, social gatherings

18. Crowne Plaza

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road
Phone: +971 4 331 1111
Email: [email protected]
Events organized there: UniExpo Dubai, Global Education Fair

Where productivity and comfort come together, the Crowne Plaza has a team of event planners that perfectly fit your event in their meeting rooms and ballrooms that accommodate a large number of people. Every year it hosts a range of international events in many industries.

  • 3013 square meters of meeting space
  • Has a multifunctional exhibition center

Suitable for:

Cocktail parties, boardroom meetings, conferences

19. Hotel Sofitel Dubai Downtown

Location: Sheikh Zayed Road
Phone: +971 4 503 6666
Email: [email protected]
Events previously organized there: GCC Government Social Media Summit

Bringing the French delicacy into an Arabian style, the Sofitel offers a luxurious experience to event organizers and attendees. The event planning team makes sure to cater to the different needs, with every detail in mind.

  • 1111 square meters of meeting space
  • Has a variety of boardrooms, meeting rooms, large halls

Suitable for:

Conferences, banquets, corporate meetings, dinner receptions

20. E2 Dubai South Event and Exhibition Center

Location: Dubai South
Phone: +971 4 380 9918
Email: [email protected]
Events previously organized there: Dubai Air Show

The center, also known as Dubai Airshow Site, has been developed by Dubai South with the aim of allowing businesses in the Gulf region to grow, incubating collective progression within the region.

  • 1,586 square meters of meeting space
  • 40,000 square meters of exhibiting space

Suitable for:

Corporate conferences, exhibitions, conventions, special events (business & culture)

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