1. Enjoy 20% off 4 rides (maximum discount AED20 per ride) with Careem. Use code AFS19. 
    *only applicable going to and from the event venue

  2. The nearest metro station is Emirates Metro Station, less than a 10 minute taxi ride from Festival Arena

  3. Shuttle buses will be arranged from the nearest metro station. More details will be released closer to the show date



We will have discounted rates at the InterContinental Hotel, Festival City - this is within close proximity to the venue. Keep an eye out on our website and soical media channels for more details. 


Festival Arena is located adjacent to Al Badia Golf Club within the Festival City complex. It is a stand-alone venue within close proximity and serviced by InterContinental Hotel, Festival City.

The arena boasts over 7,000sqm of event space, 1,500 complimentary parking spaces, free Wi-Fi, and service proved by InterContinental.

With the view of Dubai skyline as its backdrop, multiple hotel options, Festival City shopping mall and numerous F&B outlets on its doorstep, Festival Arena is the perfect dynamic event space.





Registration starts at 8:00am

Day 1: Tuesday, 5th November

  • Conference starts 9.15am - 5.40pm
  • Exhibition open 9.00am - 6.00pm

Day 2: Wednesday, 6th November

  • Conference starts 9.30am - 5.00pm
  • Exhibition open 9.00am - 5.00pm


UAE Visas

Before you travel to the UAE, please check your visa requirements and make sure you have a valid visa if needed. Holders of non-standard passports and travel documents may also have different entry requirements.

IMPORTANT:  If you are a national citizen of a GCC country you now require a visa to visit the UAE.

For countries outside of the GCC,  click here for visa information and to determine whether you need to apply.

Further visa information ›

Staying here

Dubai offers a range of hotels to suit every taste, whim and budget! From the glitzy, opulent and of the most expensive and only seven star hotel in the world all the way through to the very affordable.

The  InterContinental Hotel is the nearest hotel to the venue. 

List of hotels in Dubai ›


*Please be aware that we do not work with any 3rd party hotel / travel booking companies or companies claiming to offer attendee lists/data research. All preferential hotel options and other suppliers for this show are communicated via the operations manual sent to you or via our website. If in any doubt as to the credibility of any supplier please do contact Terrapinn directly.