Finding a reliable single resource for all upcoming business events and exhibitions in the GCC can be a challenge. There’s no need to burn hours of your time scouring through venue websites though. We’ve done the legwork for you – so you can discover the best face-to-face business events in the Gulf.
Here’s our curated list of exhibitions and events confirmed for June 2023. Listed in chronological order.
1 – 4 June at Expo Centre Sharjah
The 4th edition of Jewels of Emirates Show will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from 1 – 4 June 2023, and act as a springboard for local jewellers. While providing a leg-up to the local industry, the Show will strive to put the much-needed confidence back into customers and woo them back to the exhibition halls.
2 – 4 June at DWTC
Every two years, World Physiotherapy holds a large international scientific congress, bringing together the global physiotherapy profession to share innovations and ideas, and discuss implications across research, education, management, policy and clinical practice.
For 2023, the Congress will take place in Dubai, offering an unparalleled opportunity for delegates to meet with experts and colleagues from around the world to exchange knowledge and drive the industry forward.
This edition will bridge a four-year gap since the last in-person congress in Geneva in 2019, further underlining the value and importance of taking part.
The Congress is based around an extensive programme, divided across four sessions, eight discussions, 17 focused symposiums and 31 networking events. There are also 11 seminars and 10 clinical visits.
Discussion sessions cover varied topics such as long Covid, health literacy and digital practice. The networking sessions meanwhile dive into detailed specialisms including acupuncture, electrophysical agents, manual therapy and spinal cord injuries.
There will also be a separate online event for those unable to attend in person. This programme is accompanied by an exhibition, where manufacturers and other providers will showcase their products and services.
4 – 5 June at Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia’s infrastructure and construction industry is among the largest in the region, with planned and unawarded projects worth over 825$ billion. Supported by Vision 2030, the industry has seen consistent growth and investments in diverse projects ranging from “Giga Projects” to social/urban development programs.
The Saudi Construction Excellence Summit is a chance to explore the plentiful opportunities in the infrastructure and construction sector. Attendees will gain insights on emerging trends and innovations disrupting the industry through expert speakers, panelists, industry leaders, thought leaders, technology showcases, investment opportunities and case studies on how construction will shape up in the nation’s future.
5 June at the Fairmont Riyadh
Organisations across Saudi Arabia are preparing for a new era of cyberthreats by investing more in security services to meet the challenges posed by limited security specialists, higher numbers of remote workers, changing compliance/regulatory requirements, hybrid environments and cloud investments.
The 2023 edition of the IDC Security Roadshow will look at the country’s security landscape, uncover new security innovations and assemble leading global cybersecurity experts.
5 – 6 June at the Hilton Riyadh
The HealthTech Innovation Summit and Expo, taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is a two-day event that brings together 70+ exhibitors with 3000+ healthcare managers/executives. It’s an equal opportunity event that provides an open platform for entrepreneurs to share their innovations and solutions to address current gaps and redefine healthcare.
Attendees of this summit can gain insights into the future of the medical sector, network with industry peers, make partnerships, foster relationships for business opportunities, learn from past experiences, understand the current challenges and discuss future opportunities in the industry. They will also gain knowledge on how other organizations and governments are shaping efforts for a connected future in response to COVID19 pandemic. Furthermore, they will be able to witness future digital technologies never seen before first-hand.
The expo will showcase innovative solutions related to technology, digital transformation, data science, medical devices, AI/ML/VR technologies amongst others from various companies, organizations, universities & startups. The industry sectors featured at the expo include healthcare service providers; pharmaceuticals; medical devices & equipment manufacturers; medical insurance; managed care services etc.
5 – 8 June at Riyadh Front (RFECC)
The Saudi Food Expo is an exciting opportunity for businesses to connect with key decision makers in the $54 billion Saudi food industry.
With a vast array of multi-billion dollar mega projects currently taking place in tourism, entertainment, and hospitality, the Expo provides a platform for attendees intending to expand their businesses and develop their network within the industry. Attendees can meet new vendors, wholesalers and suppliers within the Food and Beverage Business and explore new and emerging opportunities which could lead to increased regional sales.
10 – 11 June at DWTC
Considered the ultimate sales platform for Indian real estate in Dubai, the India Property Show offers buyers and investors the chance to engage with India’s top developers, explore new projects, discuss their preferences and budget, and take the next step forward in their purchase journey.
The event is one of the Indian real estate’s biggest gatherings in Dubai. At the last edition, in December 2022, more than 120 real estate developers from across India participated, giving those attending unrivalled access to over 75,000 properties across 50 cities.
These developers represent both the residential and commercial real estate markets, enabling attendees to look for everything including apartments, villas, plots for development and commercial real estate.
Hosting many of India’s most trusted developers, the event will also feature financial institutions and industry experts, on hand to discuss the trends shaping India’s investment landscape, such as vacation homes and resort ownership in popular tourist destinations.
‘Hot’ markets expected to be well-represented at this year’s event include the IT hubs of Bengaluru, Pune, and Delhi.
12 – 13 June at the Fairmont Riyadh
PMI KSA Chapter’s annual event brings together a global community of project managers and stakeholders for two days of comprehensive sessions in Riyadh.
The agenda includes topics from workflows and best practice solutions to soft skills, with experts and industry leaders sharing the latest trends, technologies and innovation in the project management ecosystem.
12 – 15 June at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre (RICEC)
The Saudi Print & Pack exhibition is your gateway to the largest printing and packaging market in the region. It has long been a coveted event for 18 years, having sold out shows that attract key trade buyers and project owners from both the public and private sectors. It’s an excellent platform to present the latest technologies, solutions, services, products, and innovations from the printing and packaging industry, as well as to showcase your brand to 10,000+ local and international visitors.
At the exhibition you’ll meet various decision makers from different sectors including printing and packaging professionals, trade buyers, consultants & distributors. You can also have access to business owners evaluating new opportunities within this field as well as advertising agencies and designers. Producers who are interested in printing, packaging, production, whole sale and retail solutions such as food industry pharmaceuticals consumer & industrial products will find this event highly valuable. Saudi Print & Pack is a chance to showcase your products ,technologies , processes & workflows while growing your brand in one of the most significant markets in the region.
14 – 16 June at Expo Centre Sharjah
HFS provides a platform that caters to visitors to explore various lines of furniture, home décor, accessories, and home textiles. The unique added value is to network with key industry players and create new business relationships with exhibitors of reliable manufacturing facilities among the top furniture and home furnishing exporting nations.
At 40,000 sq.m, with over 300+ exhibitors from 10 countries HFS is the largest regional show for furniture, home décor, accessories, and linen.
14 June at Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh
Digital Transformation is having a huge impact on the Healthcare Industry globally. The pandemic has urged healthcare systems to quickly adapt to changing needs and emphasised the need for healthcare processes to be digitalised. The Ministry of Health (KSA) is working towards making KSA a leading international destination for smart healthcare by renovating services, developing research centres and establishing partnerships.
To further promote advancement in Healthcare Digitisation, the “6th Digital Health Conference – KSA Edition” will discuss progress in the country, bringing together leaders of the Healthcare eco-system from both public and private health organisations. Attendees include heads of technology, ICT, eHealth, mHealth IT departments, Health Information Managers and Directors, CIOs/CTOs/COOs/CMIOs/CNIOs from public & private entities, venture capitalists, growth strategists and various other experts in strategy and investment.
19 – 20 June at Crowne Plaza Riyadh, RDC
HRSE KSA is an exclusive event for the Saudi HR community to come together and discuss cutting-edge topics related to employee wellbeing, HR tech implementation, and strategies in a blended working environment.
This summit features more than 1000+ HR Professionals, 200+ senior HR, L&D and Talent Leaders, 50+ speakers, 45+ sessions and 25+ exhibitors. Also included is one pivotal experience tailored towards enhancing the summit’s dynamic atmosphere and offering attendees valuable insights. Join us at the HR Summit & Expo in Saudi Arabia to engage with industry professionals and discover the latest developments in Human Resources.
20 – 22 June at Riyadh Exhibition Centre
The Saudi Food Show brings together global companies, industry thought leaders and exquisite chefs to set trends and inspire innovation in the food and beverage industry. Attendees have a unique opportunity to access the untapped potential of Saudi Arabia’s F&B sector by connecting with an extensive variety of local suppliers and products. Don’t miss out on this impressive event, which is the largest and most important F&B sourcing event in the Kingdom.
21 – 23 June at DWTC
World Vape Show launched in September 2021 and was the first international vape expo and conference in the UAE.
Since then, the event has expanded and is now the world’s fastest growing event of its kind, with sister events in the UK, South America and Asia.
Returning to Dubai for its third edition in 2023, the show has established itself as a unique platform for the global industry. It provides manufacturers and suppliers with a stage to showcase hundreds of products to thousands of international retailers, wholesalers, distributors and consumers.
This trade show covers verticals such as e-cigarettes, vaping devices, e-liquids, manufacturing devices and shishas, which together comprise a disruptive and booming market forecast to be worth $182.64 billion globally by 2030.
The conference, meanwhile, gives the opportunity to meet experts, ask questions and learn what lies ahead for this developing industry. In addition, the event’s awards ceremony celebrates vape excellence.