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BACK TO THE FUTURE

COMPARISON WITH THE REGION

Situated in one of the fastest-growing regions of the world, the city of Dubai is the Middle East’s dynamic and diversified business hub. Dubai’s strategic location, a strong economy, favourable taxation and ownership laws have provided the city with consistent and unprecedented growth. As one of the world’s most sought-after business event destinations, Dubai provides the ideal setting for the exchanging of ideas, development of knowledge and networking of like-minded professionals. The fourth most visited city in the world, Dubai welcomes millions of visitors every year, attracted by the wealth of destination offerings, activities and business opportunities. Dubai boasts a strong international reputation as a dynamic, stable and safe destination, offering state-of-the-art facilities, first-class infrastructure and a range of headline-grabbing attractions and experiences, many unmatched by any other city in the world. As Dubai matures in its role as a global knowledge hub, the city is cementing its position as a world-leading business events destination.

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MTLG INDEX / 2020 EDITION

DESTINATION CAPACITY

  • The number of 4* and 5* category hotel rooms: 76,253
  • The number of 4* and 5* category hotels: 286
  • Banquet hall maximum capacity: 3,440
  • The largest hall in the city (in m2): 16000 m2
  • Destination population: 3,559,900
  • Maximum hall capacity in theatre style: 15,000
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DESTINATION INDICATORS 2020

ICCA Index – worldwide ranking – numbers of meetings3,72
ACI Airport Connectivity Index5,00
Numbeo Quality of Life Index3,32
Numbeo Safety Index4,60
Index Banquet/Theatre436,05
Index Hotel Rooms/Theatre19,67

MTLG CATEGORY

XL MEETING DESTINATION

Destinations that can host more than 2000 attendees.

OVERALL PERFORMANCE

DUBAI INDIVIDUAL GRADES 2020 
Natural and cultural factors:4.72
General and transport infrastructure:4.85
Tourist infrastructure:4.98
Meeting infrastructure:4.91
Subjective grade:4.81
Marketing Buzz:4.91
ICCA index:3.72
Numbeo quality of life Index:3.32
Numbeo Safety Index:4.60
ACI Airport Connectivity Index5.00
DESTINATION MARK:4.58
SOURCEKONGRES MAGAZINE
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A long-time meetings industry addict, Gorazd is the Founder and owner of marketing and event agency Toleranca Marketing. He has many years of experience in planning, preparing and carrying out large international meetings and exhibitions. As the founder of the "Power to the Meetings" methodology, he still firmly believes in the power of live events and human to human communication. He is also the author of numerous articles and editor-in-chief of the meetings industry magazine Kongres Magazine.