Europe Abu Dhabi 2018

Abu Dhabi, UAE

When 7-11 October 2018

When Where

Host venue YAS Hotel Abu Dhabi

European buyers meet global suppliers

After a trio of highly successful Forums in Dubai, we're heading down the coast to the rapidly developing capital of UAE, Abu Dhabi. Join 150 carefully vetted buyers from European and emerging markets for three days of 1-2-1 meetings and networking sessions.

150

Buyers

40

Meetings

4

Days of meetings

135

Suppliers

7,000

total number of meetings

8.9

Avg. RFPS placed at last year's event

Abu Dhabi

With a rich cultural heritage and a focus on traditional Arabian hospitality Abu Dhabi is forging a new identity as the experience capital of the Middle East. With 160 hotels and more beginning construction all the time, the range of accommodation and meeting options is superb. The emirate is also perfectly positioned to hold vast international conventions and association events at the world-class Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

YAS Hotel Abu Dhabi

The centrepiece of Yas Island, the glamorous YAS Hotel Abu Dhabi takes up an iconic location straddling the Yas Marina Circuit, now a stalwart on the Formula 1 calendar. As well as ten state-of-the-art meeting rooms, the jewel in Yas Hotel's crown is the Marina Rooftop, a unique pool deck offering panoramic views of this extraordinary city.

56

Average number of meetings booked in Europe by the buyers per year

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Event details

Over three days, you'll have 40 pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings, alongside cocktail receptions, gala dinners and networking activities.

Event Itinerary

Sunday 7th October 2018
Open
 
All day
Arrivals
17:00 - 18:00
Site visit of the hotel
18:30 - 19:30
Forum Fitness
Monday 8th October 2018
Open
 
06:30 - 07:30
Forum Fitness
07:30 - 08:30
Breakfast
08:30 - 09:00
Registration & Briefing
09:00 - 11:00
Individual meetings in Yas Marina Circuit Grand Prix Hall
11:00 - 11:20
Refreshments
11:20 - 13:15
Individual meetings in Yas Marina Circuit Grand Prix Hall
13:15 - 14:15
Lunch
15:00 - 17:30
Optional networking activities
19:00 - 20:00
Welcome Dinner in Yas Marina Circuit
Tuesday 9th October 2018
Open
 
06:30 - 07:30
Forum Fitness
07:30 - 08:30
Breakfast
08:45 - 09:00
Briefing
09:00 - 11:00
Individual meetings in Yas Marina Circuit Grand Prix Hall
10:00 - 11:20
Refreshments
11:20 - 12:45
Individual meetings in Yas Marina Circuit Grand Prix Hall
12:45 - 13:45
Lunch
14:00 - 17:30
Networking Activities
19:00 - 23:00
Networking Dinner
Wednesday 10th October 2018
Open
 
06:30 - 07:30
Forum Fitness
07:30 - 08:30
Breakfast
08:45 - 09:00
Briefing
09:00 - 11:00
Individual meetings in Yas Marina Circuit Grand Prix Hall
11:00 - 11:20
Refreshments
11:20 - 13:00
Individual meetings in Yas Marina Circuit Grand Prix Hall
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:00
Individual meetings in Yas Marina Circuit Grand Prix Hall
15:00 - 17:00
Leisure Time
19:00 - 01:00
Closing dinner at Emirates Palace
Thursday 11th October 2018
Open
 
All day
Departures

"Great meetings, brilliant organisation and so much business done - I'm already looking forward to the next one!"

Brigitte Grenet Sembat Voyages - France Read more
When

7-11 October 2018

Where

Abu Dhabi, UAE

How much

£6,900

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