Emirates news agency – Dubai Association conference returns as part of Expo 2020 Dubai


DUBAI, June 28, 2021 (WAM) – The Dubai association conference will return for its third edition on February 21, 2022, with a series of events in the works to maximize its impact and create platforms for associations as they explore the future of the sector.

A flagship event of the Dubai Association Center (DAC), the conference will once again be organized under the patronage of His Royal Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council.

Under the theme ‘Associations and the New World: Resilience and Reinvention’, the conference will take place at the New Dubai Exhibition Center, the Expo 2020 site in Dubai and in the middle of the six-month global gathering. Ahead of the main conference, a series of three interactive online sessions will take place throughout the remainder of 2021, exploring the key themes of the event and providing an opportunity to ensure that the agenda addresses the issues. main concerns and topics that delegates may wish to address. to explore. The first of these sessions took place on June 15, 2021.

Following the conference, delegates will be offered an immersive full-day tour of Expo 2020 Dubai to experience thematic and national pavilions, attend celebrations and events, and sample cultures and cuisine from around the world.

Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, said: “Dubai’s commitment to not only increase the number of associations based out of the city, but also to provide a platform for the evolution of the sector globally, saw the Dubai Association The conference has become a must-attend event for executives and policy makers around the world. In the context of Expo 2020 Dubai, we have the opportunity to provide associations with the ideal setting for discussions, debates and decisions as they continue to reassess their priorities and strategies. ”

Hassan Al Hashemi, Vice President of International Relations at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said: “The Dubai Association conference provides associations around the world with an ideal platform to explore competitive advantages. offered by Dubai, learn about key trends and capitalize on the Expo. Dubai 2020 platform to expand their reach in the Middle East and North Africa region. We look forward to working closely with our members and partners to ensure that the conference exceeds the expectations of the participating associations, strengthens Dubai’s position as a privileged hub for associations and supports the development of an economy based on the knowledge.

Mahir Julfar, Executive Vice President, Venue Service Management, Dubai World Trade Center, said: “We are delighted that the third Dubai Association conference is being hosted at the Dubai Exhibition Center, the largest venue in the Expo 2020 Dubai and which will present new opportunities for economic growth. “


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