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January ’23: Upcoming Events

Arab Health Exhibition

With the start of a new year comes the desire to start fresh and that includes marketing your business. For those looking to meet new potential customers from around the Arabian Gulf, there are several exhibitions happening throughout January that offer an excellent opportunity for networking and business promotion.

In chronological order, these are the major exhibitions and events taking place in the GCC in January:

9 – 12 January at Expo Centre Sharjah, UAE

SteelFab is Middle Easts largest trade show for the metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication industry. The regional steel working industry considers SteelFab the most established and a highly credible sourcing avenue. The event caters to the industry’s complete requirements of machinery, machine tools, welding equipment, pre-treatment and post-treatment supplies and ancillary equipment, all under one roof. SteelFab attracts visitors from across the Middle East and North African countries. It will host a series of product presentation seminars on the sidelines of the exhibition.

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10 – 12 January at DWTC

For 26 years, DUPHAT has played an important role in growing and promoting the pharmaceutical industry in the MENA region. Today, it stands as the leading regional educational and networking platform for the sector, providing a complete solution across the entire value chain.

As a result, DUPHAT attracts everyone from raw material suppliers to manufacturers of finished formulations, distributors and pharmacy networks. Its conference enables peer-to-peer networking and offers a rich learning experience from industry leaders. Its exhibition components – DUPHAT and DUPHAT-Tech – showcase industry innovations and generate valuable business for participants looking to expand their footprint in the region.

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11 – 12 January at King Abdulaziz International Conference Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

To meet the growing demand for critical minerals to address climate change, new sources of supply are needed. As global supply chains undergo profound change amid volatile economic and political conditions, the need for exploration, a forward leap on sustainability through innovation, breakthrough technology, and transformational leadership in the minerals, metals and energy value chains has never been more urgent.

Future Minerals Forum (FMF) is the first of its kind government led forum devoted to tackling these global issues and accelerating the exploration and production of critical minerals and metals in the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia.

Host to an exclusive line-up of international and regional mining, technology, engineering, equipment and energy company showcase from all aspects of exploration to the processing of essential minerals.

By exhibiting, you join a select number of organizations showcasing live, innovative products and solutions to an engaged audience of key decision makers in one exclusive space.

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11 – 13 January at DWTC

World of Coffee Dubai, is the Specialty Coffee Association’s premier coffee trade show, for exhibitors and visitors from the Middle East and beyond, tailored for the UAE’s coffee businesses and those who wish to break into the Middle East’s emerging coffee industry. Show features include the ever-popular Roaster Village, Lectures, Cupping Room, the UAE National Championship, Brew Bar, SCA Community Lounge, and not to be forgotten—a jam-packed trade show floor where buyers and sellers reconnect as well as established new business relationships.

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16 – 18 January at ADNEC

The World Future Energy Summit is the leading international event accelerating sustainability and the global transition to clean energy. Exhibition, technology showcase, investment incubator and business forum all rolled into one event, the summit convenes leaders, innovators and global thinkers to share ideas that are creating the blueprints for a sustainable future.

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17 – 18 January at DWTC

iFX is the world’s first and largest financial B2B expo. For over a decade, the expo has gathered professionals in online trading, financial services and fintech together across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

The expo covers a number of key financial and fintech areas, making attendance invaluable for professionals across multiple areas.

17 – 19 January at DWTC

In 2023, Light Middle East will launch a second event – Intelligent Building Middle East.

This dual offering will provide an unmatched opportunity for lighting and building services professionals to network, stay abreast of trends and discover new products and solutions as the sector drives towards a smart, safe, secure and sustainable future.

This development comes as technology plays an ever-greater role in how buildings are designed, operated and used. With growing demand for the latest tools – such as intelligent building monitoring systems (BMS), lighting controls and touchless access control systems – buildings of the future need to exhibit smart characteristics that are people-centric, flexibly designed and provide seamless integration of building services.

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17 – 19 January at DWTC

The 24th edition of Intersec will bring together the security industry to drive conversation, explore strategies and source technologies for the challenges facing global security leaders and professionals.

Attendees range from governments to those responsible for keeping today’s environments safe: from building safety and facility managers to professionals responsible for cities, malls and workplaces.

The show encompasses five key sections: Commercial & Perimeter Security, Homeland Security & Policing, Fire and Safety, and Cyber Security.

19 – 22 January at the Crowne Plaza RDC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

SaudiDerm in association with A4M brings together renowned experts from around the world to share recent advancements in clinical practice and scientific research. This highly anticipated hybrid event allows delegates unable to join the conference in person to attend through a digital platform.

The scientific program offers updates you need to expand your horizons and broaden your practice scope, featuring the latest research and techniques related to clinical dermatology, advanced injectables, regenerative medicine, disease updates, laser, anatomy face & body surgery, and more.

The always-popular hands-on workshop portion of the conference will be offered as a series of practical sessions that combine patient and live demonstrations for the ultimate practice training. These workshops equip attendees with the knowledge to prevent complications and improve clinical outcomes in a wide range of skill sets.

This edition of SaudiDerm is keen also to provide inclusive benefits and participation for junior and new graduates in the workshop and scientific portion of the event. Last but not least, exhibiting companies and their proposed activities such as live demonstrations and symposia give delegates the chance to explore the latest innovations and products, and gauge their effectiveness.

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25 – 26 January at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, Saudi Arabia

Global Airports Aviation Forum (GAAF) will provide an excellent powerful platform for exhibitors and visitors to identify projects, develop contacts with senior decision-makers, and achieve what all companies want – to secure new contracts. The GAAF will feature two co-located events: MRO ARABIA & the MIDDLE EAST GROUND HANDLING. These events will be combined to create the ideal platform for airports, airlines, ground handlers, service providers and suppliers to come together and collaborate to improve the global travel experience.

The GAAF, with all the co-located events, will offer an ideal platform the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and South Asia’s aviation authorities, companies and individuals to come together and collaborate with international experts and leaders to improve global aviation.

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30 January – 2 February at DWTC

Arab Health 2023 will bring together healthcare professionals to ensure the industry maximises its positive impact on the world. This year, sustainability will shape and lead the agenda.

Long established as the sector’s must-attend event in the Middle East, Arab Health attracts regional and international stakeholders who value the power of learning, networking and business. In recent years, it has emerged as the leading forum for discovering and discussing the sustainable and creative solutions that are disrupting existing models and revolutionising healthcare for future generations.

Attendees range from procurement experts to biomed engineers, hospital senior managers to dealers and distributors, and clinicians to government entities.

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