Dubai has a well-earned global reputation as a leading venue for hosting spectacular events, exhibitions and conferences so make a note in you diary from amongst this selection. Choosing between Global Village, The Big 5, Emirates Airlines Dubai Rugby Sevens, Dubai Shopping Festival and Echo Dubai has been difficult… which one is yours?
Global Village: If you haven’t been to Global Village before – and even if you have – why not pay a visit this year? Global Village is the region’s first and largest multi-cultural festival park and celebrates Season 22 with the theme “Come Experience the World” and is open now and until 7th April 2018
The Big 5: The Big 5 is the largest building and construction exhibition in the Middle East and is the only place to meet thousands of international suppliers and potential clients. It is an ideal opportunity to network, do business and get the latest industry insights. The exhibition is held at the DWTC between 26 – 29 November.
Emirates Airlines Dubai Rugby Sevens: Exciting entertainment takes place next weekend (Thursday 30 November to Saturday 2 December) at the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens. Every year, the event draws an international crowd who enjoy the fast-paced rugby action on the pitch and colourful costume-wearing characters in the grandstands. Apart from the rugby the other events such as competitions, giveaways, activities, and music concerts all render this one of the biggest events on Dubai’s social and sporting calendar.
Dubai Shopping Festival: This world famous festival, first held in 1996, is renowned as a shopper’s paradise where you can view not only the best retail products from around the world but can also participate in many activities – film festivals, special events for youngsters, impressive street displays, night fireworks, international fashion shows, and many others. This year’s festival runs throughout Dubai for one month between 26 December 2017 and 28 January 2018
Echo Dubai: ECHO DUBAI is the region’s first multi-sensory festival where Art Design and Technology intersect to provide a platform for local and international businesses, brands and minds to connect and collaborate. This year’s edition takes place between 14 – 16 December in Dubai Design District ‘d3’, under the theme, “Interacting With The Future”. The festival will include an expo showcasing immersive installations by local and international exhibitors, a conference to exchange knowledge and generate new ideas within the industry; workshops across a range of artistic and creative disciplines hosted by international experts and a sound festival that combines leading musical talent with audio-visual technology, to offer a truly immersive experience.