#Events

Expo 2020 Dubai

All you need to know about Expo 2020 Dubai

The event will be open to the public from October 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022

Canon to host special series of events at Expo 2020 Dubai

The series of interactive events and programmes will align with Expo 2020 Dubai’s pillars of opportunity, mobility and sustainability

Dubai Airshow 2021 will showcase the industry’s recovery and future growth

The event – the only global airshow to take place since 2019 – will introduce a dedicated hub for startups and provide more networking opportunities this year

Dubai increases capacity at hotels, restaurants and cinemas, eases timings for events

Restaurants, cafes, clubs and bars are also now permitted to operate at 80 per cent capacity

Explainer: Are physical events making a comeback in the GCC?

Events that are the leaders in their sector will probably recover quicker as customers will reduce the number of exhibitions they attend, opines Andy White, senior vice president, dmg events

Saudi says children under 12 exempt from vaccination requirement for outdoor events

Children will need to be accompanied by fully vaccinated adults and must not show any influenza-like symptoms

John Lickrish, CEO of Flash Entertainment

Why live events have a promising future in the UAE

Abu Dhabi’s live events industry has shown resilience. John Lickrish, CEO of Flash Entertainment, now wants to replicate the model elsewhere

Here’s why the UAE is geared to be a hub for large scale events post pandemic

People want to invest their time in experiences that will be more meaningful, more personalised and more memorable

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UAE: Only individuals vaccinated against Covid-19 can attend events

Additionally, they must obtain a negative PCR test result not more than 48 hours before the event

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Covid-19: Dubai issues new precautionary measures for restaurants, weddings and events

The new rules issued by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management are effective immediately

Ras Al Khaimah: Violation, late payment fees scrapped for companies in events sector

The new exemptions follow an earlier set of measures that were approved last year

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Abu Dhabi: Prior Covid-19 PCR testing mandatory for guests attending events

Staff organizing and present at the venues must undergo Covid-19 PCR tests every week

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Saudi extends Covid-19 restrictions; gyms, cinemas to remain closed for another 20 days

The restrictions were initially put in place on February 4 for a period of 10 days

Saudi Arabia suspends events, weddings; shuts down malls, restaurants, gyms

Restrictions are effective February 4, 10pm onwards

Covid-19: Dubai announces new restrictions for restaurants, gyms and events

Attendance at parties and weddings will be limited to first-degree relatives

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GB Talks: Understanding SME financing in the UAE

Featuring an expert panel discussion on alternative means of financing as well as motivational talks, the event offered plenty of insights for SMEs

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Gitex 2020: Everything you need to know

The only major global tech event set to be held live next month at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Gitex will see technology and business leaders from across the world gather to set growth strategies for the future

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Legendary actor John Cleese is in Dubai… and he is looking for a job

The 81-year-old actor is available for addressing events and conducting bespoke sessions in the emirate. Here’s how you can book his time

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Weddings and social events allowed to resume in Dubai

Event halls can accommodate a maximum of 200 people while the duration cannot exceed four hours

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Covid-19 impact: Events companies in Dubai lose up to Dhs5.5bn worth of business

Dubai has gradually resumed live events, but precautionary measures remain in place

Airbnb bans parties in home rentals worldwide, caps occupancy at 16

The company has filed confidentially for an initial public offering

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Sole DXB 2020 event cancelled, no new date announced

The eight edition of the festival was held in December 2019 in Dubai Design District

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Dubai issues guidelines to restart exhibitions, live events and concerts

Measures to be followed include social distancing and limited capacity

UK-based Arena Group merges UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia divisions

The company said the move will allow for “maximum utilisation of resources” across the EMEA region

Emirates Loto

UAE’s Emirates Loto jackpot prize at Dhs50m for May 16 draw

The fatwa-approved lottery is open to people located in any part of the world

Sharjah extends suspension of all social and sports events

The suspension will be in place until the end of May and could be extended further

Dubai World Trade Centre

Dubai World Trade Centre announces new measures to support businesses

A full refund will be offered to exhibitors on cancelled events and where a new schedule is not feasible for the participants

Dubai Expo 2020 ‘closely monitoring’ coronavirus situation

Organisers say they are hopeful that global efforts will succeed in managing the virus

UAE declares holiday for private sector workers attending Pope’s mass

The Papal mass is taking place on Tuesday, February 5 at the Zayed City stadium in Abu Dhabi

Top 10 places to visit in Dubai this Christmas

With the Christmas season just around the corner, why not start having a look at the Christmas themed activities coming to Dubai this Winter