Middle East Road & Bridge Forum
Apr 3 – Apr 4 all-day

In partnership with the UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development, under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif AlNuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, UAE.

Don’t miss this regional gathering of transport authorities representing UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain, to explore and discuss latest developments and requirements in road and bridge design, construction and execution, asset management, maintenance and safety.

Attend this event to:

Discover the regional road maps put in place to tackle opportunities and challenges faced by road authorities in developing safer, more sustainable and cost-effective roads

Ask questions and share ideas around the regions biggest opportunities and challenges so that we can learn from each other and work together in order to achieve the regions biggest priorities and project goals

Develop and foster relationships with key stakeholders and influencers dedicated to developing and expanding the regional road network to solve socio-economic challenges experienced by road authorities

Amongst the confirmed attendees include the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, UAE; Ministry of Works, Bahrain: Ministry of Transport, Saudi Arabia; the Ministry of Public Works, Kuwait: and National Traffic Safety Committee, Qatar.


International Apparel and Textile Fair @ Dubai World Trade Centre
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm

International Apparel and Textile Fair is back after 5 successful editions on 8th, 9th & 10th at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Being the 6th edition, IATF has evolved as a leading brand for buyers in the MENA region to source the best textiles, fabrics, accessories and prints from international mills.

Exhibitors are mainly from Europe, India, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Turkey and various other high-end manufacturers from around the world. IATF will provide manufacturers and their agents the opportunity to showcase their products to the most influential buyers and designers on the UAE fashion scene. Principally a “trade only” event, IATF provides a professional and conducive atmosphere to business and networking.

Exhibitors and visitors alike have something positive to say about each edition of International Apparel and Textile Fair. Below are a few of their comments about the experience:

  1. Uni Textile Co. Ltd., Japan

“We exhibit every year. The show was great! We were very successful and it was a good experience for meeting new and new clients. We will be coming back again.”

  1. Helen Williamson, Biddle Sawyer Silks, United Kingdom

“We are from the UK. The people are lovely here, the clients are interested in our products. We got to meet many affluent companies and we’re very pleased to be here.”

  1. Jonathan Bernstein, B&B – The Lining Company, United Kingdom

“We are delighted with the organization of IATF and plan to show up next year as well. Wishing all the success to IATF.”

  1. Akash Haralalka, Akash Exports, India

“I’m very happy with the fair. Getting many customers from GCC countries. People are buying, people are showing interest and appreciating our designs. Look out for Akash Exports once again in April 2017.”

  1. Rami Al Tamimi, Elzay Readywear Manufacting Co, Jordan

“It’s our first time in IATF and it was very successful. We have cracked many deals. We look forward to participate in future editions of IATF and expand.”

  1. Rishabh V. Shah, The Ruby Mills Ltd., India

“IATF was an amazing experience. We had a lot of footfall and inquiries have flowed in.”

  1. Angelo Saporiti, Cotone Moda, Italy

“IATF has been a good opportunity for our consortium. We are purely Made in Italy products. Middle East is a very important market for Italian products and IATF pulls it off well.”

  1. Maher Khoder, Khoder Bros FZE, UAE

“The show has been put up well and very good business has been brought to us. Too many customers to deal with.”

  1. Seksan Madan, Thai Japan Textiles, Thailand

“Our products have seen a great response. We see progress and hoping to join again.”

  1. Priyanka Raajiv, Studio Priyanka Raajiv, India

“This platform has kept me busy all throughout the day. I met many designers and buyers from Milan, and the Dubai market. This response is good for us, we look forward to participate in all future shows of IATF.”

  1. Textile Mall, UAE

“The team of Textile Mall is delighted to be here. Our first participation has worked well, looking towards more. IATF is solely based on the Textile Trade.”

4th Annual Middle East Pharma Cold Chain Congress
Apr 10 – Apr 12 all-day

The 4th Annual Middle East Pharma Cold Chain Congress, taking place in Dubai-UAE on the 10-12 April 2017 is the main platform for the pharmaceutical industry in the MENA region which gathers all the industry stakeholders to converge; discuss ongoing and future challenges and come up with solutions to address these issues.

This year, the focus is on pharmaceutical companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) facing several challenges such as globalisation of the pharmaceutical supply chain, developing GDP regulations updates and maintaining global compliance for temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals across different countries with varying regulations.

This year’s congress places emphasis on overcoming these challenges with the most effective strategies including regulatory compliance, integrating cold chain management, selecting the appropriate partners, maintaining supply chain integrity, achieving real time traceability and more. Catch your Early Bird rate and register before 28th February 2017 using this link:

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Smart Parking Qatar @ Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha, Qatar
Apr 10 – Apr 11 all-day

The 2nd Annual Smart Parking Qatar conference will be discussing about the 2017 parking master plan that will be issued by the Ministry of Transport & Communication and identify the opportunities available around FIFA World Cup 2022.

Future Play & Playspaces MENA 2017 @ Dubai
Apr 17 – Apr 18 all-day

Future Play & Playspaces MENA has been specifically created for those developing, designing, building and equipping indoor and outdoor play facilities across the MENA region. It’s an event dedicated to showcasing the growing business opportunities in this rapidly expanding sector. Hear relevant government agencies and leading operators & developers outline their future business plans. A stakeholder led-forum, the programme will cover the relevant projects in the major population hubs of the GCC and Egypt.

The Dubai Building Maintenance Show @ Dubai, UAE
Apr 18 all-day
Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks KSA
Apr 18 – Apr 19 all-day

The seminar serves as a platform to discuss the latest updates on the stormwater, flood management, drainage contracts worth $267m across 14 governorates in KSA, Riyadh Municipality’s flood management projects, and Jeddah Stormwater Drainage Progamme Updated Masterplan. The Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks KSA 2017 will also discuss the requirements by KSA’s leading project owners including Riyadh Metro, King Abdulaziz International Airport and Royal Commission of Jubail and Yanbu.

Apr 23 – Apr 24 all-day

Discuss the GCC Railways vision in adopting next-generation policy, procedural and regulatory initiatives needed to attract investments in the sector. Policy, regulation and fiscal framework for PPP. Showcase business opportunities in GCC’s railway sector. Platform for exchange of views, ideas and business opportunities among the global/domestic industry and GCC Railway sector. Discuss the state of development and trends in benchmarking for the GCC railways in operation parameters. Highlight latest developments related to freight management and passenger services. Provide a platform for technology up gradation and joint ventures with equipment manufacturers.

Organiser name and URL: Bricsa Consulting Pvt. Ltd /

6th Annual Supply Chain ME Strategy Summit
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day

The 6th Annual Supply Chain ME Strategy Summit will highlight and focus on innovative approach in sourcing, buying and managing contracts, with more collaborative and integrated process of supply chain.

Key topics

  • Supply Century: The future of Procurement and Supply
  • Data Visualization – How to Communicate Data Effectively
  • Track and Trace your Warehouse
  • e-Procurement and Driving Value

Date  25. April – 26. April 2017

Location Duba, U.A.E.

Pricing 2499.00 USD

Hashtag: #SCMES17

Company Organising: Fleming.

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6th Annual Supply Chain ME Strategy Summit

Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Abu Dhabi
May 1 – May 2 all-day

The Annual Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Abu Dhabi is held under the patronage of Department of Municipal Affairs & Transport and Abu Dhabi City Municipality and will provide insight on the discussions in 2016 as well as updates on Abu Dhabi’s mega project for stormwater which is currently on design phase, and is expected to be tendered in the near term, and other requirements related to the Master Plan.

The Smart MEP Summit @ Intercontinental - Doha, Qatar
May 2 – May 3 all-day
Mosque Design and Development Summit
May 3 – May 4 all-day

Advanced Conferences & Meetings is proud to announce the launch of the 2nd annual Mosque Design & Development on 3-4 May 2017 in Dubai, UAE.

Mosque Design and Development is a specialized summit addressing best practices in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of mosques to achieve aesthetic and sustainability goals.

This summit is under the patronage of the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department in Dubai and will bring together gather industry experts from the region and across the globe to discuss the future of mosque architecture and the state-of-the-art technology.

Thousands of energy efficient mosques are being built in the region

12th Jordan Forex Expo & Award @ Le Meridian Hotel Amman
May 16 – May 17 all-day

The 12th Jordan Forex Expo & Award is leading investment and capital raising conference, exhibition and awards, bringing together over 2,000 investors, financiers, brokers and mining developers, for up to 2 days of business matching, knowledge sharing and deal-making. You’ll connect companies, some of the world’s largest natural resources fund managers, and see program of investment leaders presenting keynotes, market analysis, company presentations, panels and workshops. Financial Expo is designed to reinvigorate the industry, with fresh investment and capital raising ideas and opportunities for the industry.

The 12th Jordan Forex Expo & Award is taking place on 16th – 17th May 2017 at Le Meridian Hotel Amman on the tremendous success of previous years’ events in Jordan, the forum will examine in detail how to practice, and learn about the industry. JOFIC which is organized by AFAQ International has grown considerably since its launch in 2007, featuring many of international exhibitors each year. The size of the event increases every year as its reputation grows. A large part of the growth must also be attributed to the increased demand for FOREX Knowledge in MENA and the growing number of international companies entering the market. It will be attended by foreign official participants, guests of honors and High Representative of many financial institutions.

For Mor Information: please visit the websites:

Saudi smart cities summit
May 16 – May 18 all-day

The first annual Saudi Smart Cities conference is a platform bringing together over 1000+ participants from ministries and governmental bodies from across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

With the event held endorsement of Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (MoMRA), the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs will use this conference as a platform to bring in all the key stakeholders who are and will be involved to learn about the best-practices and state-of-the-art technologies and products that will play a key role in developing their upcoming Smart Cities.

Acting on the Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud’s Kingdom’s Vision 2030 plan, the Kingdom will be investing over US$ 500 billion into modernizing its infrastructure across the 285 municipalities to provide the best quality of life for their citizens on par with global standards. The Saudi Smart Cities conference being the first its kind in the Kingdom promises to feature international best practices, state-of-the-art technologies and create an interactive dialogue to engage citizens, youth and women in developing Kingdom’s future cities.

With all the 285 Municipalities going private, this conference is the need of the hour which will bring together the public and private entities from national and international front and create dialogues which will help in taking important decisions.

Social media details :

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Name of the event: Saudi Smart Cities 2017 (handle: @KSA_SmartCities

Date: 16, 17, 18 may 2017

Venue: Intercontinental Hotel


Hashtag: #saudismartcities

Contact details :

Mr. Jai Simha Das

Head of Marketing


Nispana is proud to announce its first Smart cities Summit, scheduled to take place on the (16th, 17th & 18th may 2017) in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. At the summit we’ll explore how to create successful collaboration between public & private sectors, the monetization opportunities that will help to boost infrastructure, increase investment, make cities sustainable and improve quality of life for all.

The event is organized by Dar Al Riyadh and Nispana Innovative Platforms