Arab Plast will be held in Dubai in January 2015 in Dubai

Arab Plast will be held in Dubai in January 2015 in Dubai

Diary of events

01 August 2014

Gulf Industry Magazine updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East.



September 8 to 11

Saudi Food Packaging is an International exhibition for the food processing and packaging industry which takes place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The trade show aims to provide exhibitors an opportunity to network and close deals with decision-makers in this growing sector.

Riyadh International Exhibition Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia



September 10

E-Crime is a forum on cyber criminality and online-protection. The event, which is designed to meet the needs of professionals from the private sector and the IT departments of government enterprises, will showcase crucial information and case studies. The conference, which will exhibit poster presentation and papers, will feature top speakers who will discuss topics such as impacts of emerging risks and modern developments in technology.

Venue to be announced



September 21 to 23

World’s leading paper suppliers, traders and manufacturers will be exhibiting at this event, where new technology and trends will be showcased. This year’s edition will focus on the corrugated and carton industry. The exhibition will also spotlight tissue and household paper, the market for which is growing rapidly year after year with companies increasing capacity by setting up new plants and machinery.

Dubai International Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE



November 3 to 5

Light Middle East is a leading trade show and conference for urban, architectural, theatrical, and retail lighting solutions in the Middle East. The event, which will focus on sustainability, design, quality and know-how, will be an ideal platform to meet new contacts, expand business networks, discuss new trends and technological developments and source products.

Dubai International Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE



December 6 to 9

The fair is a showcase of Saudi Arabia’s multi-sectoral trade. It will feature light industries, machinery, consumer goods, clothing, leather goods, fashion accessories, giftware and textiles.

Jeddah International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



December 14 to 20

Held every two years, the automobile exhibition is a must-attend event for high-net worth individuals, automotive enthusiasts, trade professionals and the general public, alike. It will feature luxury cars, custom cars, executive saloons, concept and hybrid cars, sports cars, off-roaders and 4x4s, family cars, SUVs and motorcycles in the automobile category. The commercial vehicles division, trucks and pick-ups, vans and mini buses, luxury coaches, limousines, trailers and campers will be showcased.

Tuning and automotive accessories and other auto-related services will also be available.

Kuwait International Fairs Ground, Mishref, Kuwait



December 21 to 25

The region’s largest and longest established automotive event provides the automotive industry with an unrivalled direct marketing opportunity, where exhibitors will be able to launch their new models and showcase their latest products and services to a large audience of more than 100,000 potential customers.

SIMS is a one-stop-shop with the latest car models and best accessory supplies on display complemented by major banks participating to help finance purchases. SIMS combines the needs of consumers and the industry to offer automobiles that are both luxurious and affordable. Themed zones help professionals, businessmen, enthusiasts and consumers explore the expo with ease.

Jeddah International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



January 10 to 13

The event is the largest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry trade show in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region. Heavyweights in the plastics and rubber industry will attend, unveiling products solutions, cutting-edge technology, and innovations and aim to forge alliances.

The product range that will be featured includes materials, chemicals, and auxiliaries; plastic packaging machinery and technology; equipment and services; post processing machine; machinery and plant for finishing; decorating, printing and marking; ancillary equipment; semi-finished products; technical parts and reinforced plastics; plastics finished products; and parts and components.

Dubai International Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE


INTERSEC Dubai 2015

January 18 to 20

Intersec is a leading regional trade event in the security, safety and protection industries, featuring a brand profile of four vertical sections: commercial security, information security, homeland security and policing safety and health, and fire and rescue.

End users, distributors and wholesalers, service providers, manufacturers, importers and exporters and government sectors will benefit from this event that has proven to be the No 1 business platform for the security and safety industry in the Middle East and Northern Africa (Mena) region and beyond.

Dubai International Exhibition Centre, Dubai, UAE

More Stories