Saudi International Motor Show takes place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from December 11 to 15

Saudi International Motor Show takes place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from December 11 to 15

Diary of Events

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

01 December 2016

Menope 2016

November 29 to December 1

More than 140 companies from over 27 countries, including Saudi Arabia, UAE and Turkey, will participate at the upcoming 14th edition of the Middle East Natural and Organic Products Expo (Menope), to be held in Dubai.

Being held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment the event is the region’s only natural and organic products show, is being organised by Dubai-based Global Links, and will have three distinct vertical focus this year namely, food and beverages, beauty and wellness, health, nutrition and alternate medicine.

Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC), Dubai, UAE.


SIAL Middle East

December 5 to 7

Global food innovation, food security and the latest industry trends will headline the calendar of events at a major trade show in Abu Dhabi.

The 7th edition of SIAL Middle East, the region’s fastest-growing professional trade exhibition for the food, beverage and hospitality industries will  welcome back a number of popular show floor events and introduce several exciting new initiatives that will address key industry issues facing the region and the food sector in general, said organisers. The industry showcase will bring together regional experts, thought leaders and decision makers for an all-new series of niche conference sessions covering a wealth of high profile topics including organic foods, own label opportunities, food fraud, city farms, GM food issues, halal, food security concerns and wastage.  ZonesCorp, the largest developer and operator of purpose-built industrial zones in the UAE, is set to introduce its dedicated new food and beverage (F&B) Zones in the key event.

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec), Abu Dhabi, UAE


Saudi International Motor Show

December 11-15

Saudi International Motor Show – the longest automotive exhibition in the Kingdom – will be held from December 11 to 15. Leading names in the automotive industry will be presenting their latest car models. Saudi Arabia has placed development of a domestic automotive industry at the center of an ambitious industrial diversification strategy, and named the auto sector as one of five priority industries in a national industrial cluster development strategy.

Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Gulf Industry Fair 2017

February 7 to 9

The organisers of Gulf Industry Fair, the northern Gulf’s leading industrial B2B trade show, have entered into a strategic partnership with Gulf Projects & Tenders (gulfprojects.me), a GCC-wide project tracking database. Under the terms of the agreement with Hilal Conferences & Exhibitions (HCE), gulfprojects.me will be the Knowledge Partner for the upcoming Gulf Industry Fair 2017, to be held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of Bahrain.

Gulfprojects.me is the definitive database and project information tracker for companies and individuals working on, or interested in bidding for, key industrial projects in the GCC. The service currently has a live and exclusive database of more than 1,300 GCC projects covering nine key sectors (industrial, infrastructure, oil, pipelines, power, water, petrochemicals, refineries and gas), with easy-to-track project updates, proprietary project information and data and contact details for key project personnel, supported by live e-mail updates and alerts.

Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Manama, Bahrain


PaintExpo 2018

April 17-20, 2018

Although it is only been seven months since PaintExpo 2016 closed with record breaking results, promoters FairFair GmbH are already able to report lively demand for PaintExpo 2018, the upcoming, leading international trade fair for industrial coating technology. At the beginning of November 2016, 170 companies had already made firm bookings for their booth locations at PaintExpo. With roughly 75,000 sq feet, net exhibition floor space already amounts to more than 50 per cent of the level reached at the last event. Roughly 170 companies from 15 countries have already made firm bookings and secured ideal booth locations.

The exhibition programme covers liquid painting, powder coating and coil coating systems, application systems and spray guns, liquid paints and powdered enamels, automation and conveyor technology, cleaning and pre-treatment, drying and curing, environmental technology, pneumatics, compressed air supply and exhaust purification, water treatment, recycling and disposal, accessories, measuring and test technology, quality assurance, paint stripping, job-shop coating, services and technical literature. Beyond this, downstream process steps such as printing and packaging are covered as well.

Messe Karlsruhe, Germany


World Conference of Family Doctors (Wonca 2020)

November 25-29

Abu Dhabi has won the rights to host the 2020 edition of World Conference of Family Doctors (Wonca 2020), a prominent biennial conference of family physicians that will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec).

Founded in 1972, Wonca is a not-for-profit professional organisation representing family physicians and general practitioners. It currently has 118 member organisations in 131 countries and territories. Some 500,000 family doctors and medical professionals are members of the organisation.

The event is expected to draw over 4,000 delegates from across the globe and will discuss a variety of topics related to the development of family medicine, said the organisers.

Abu Dhabi, UAE

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