Global civil society activity in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Abu Dhabi is ranked #85 over a 20 year period,
with 559 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in Top 25 in 2019

Abu Dhabi is ranked #22 in 2019, with 88 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau

website: http://abudhabi-cb.ae/en/default.aspx



The Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau provides a programme that is beneficial to the event organiser, strengthens business relationships within the community, stimulates business for local suppliers and enhances the experience of the event attendees.

Advantage Abu Dhabi is an initiative which acts as a catalyst to enhance social and economic development through hosting of innovative and viable business events aligned to the Abu Dhabi 2030 Economic Vision.

Advantage Abu Dhabi is an incentive initiative aimed at increasing the overall value proposition of the destination and provides an array of support throughout the event planning cycle.

The Advantage Abu Dhabi programme provides a unique opportunity for event organisers to gain destination driven value by providing bespoke destination support.

The Bureau evaluates Advantage Abu Dhabi applications for new business opportunities based upon the event’s:

  • Alignment to the Abu Dhabi 2030 Economic Vision
  • Economic, social, and cultural impacts
  • Specific objectives
  • Historical records
  • Related industry specific network and support
  • Corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability.


Organizations based in Abu Dhabi

International Renewable Energy Agency Est. 2009

International Federation of Horse Racing Academies

Arab Committee on Banking Supervision Est. 1991

Council of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Agencies' Governors

Council of Arab Ministers of Finance

Arab Trade Financing Programme Est. 1989

Arab Monetary Fund Est. 1976

Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research Est. 1994

Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahayan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation Est. 1992

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Est. 1971

Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies Est. 2008

Arab Bank for Investment and Foreign Trade Est. 1976

Arab Water Academy Est. 2008

Ju-Jitsu International Federation Est. 1987

View More profiles (14 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Abu Dhabi

2022 CongressInternational Society for Physical Activity and Health

2022 Biennial CongressWorld Association of Chefs Societies

2022 CongressWorld Union of Wound Healing Societies

View More Future Events (3 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Abu Dhabi

2022 Annual Conference – International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes
2021 World Congress – World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation
2021 World Conference on Family Medicine – World Organization of Family Doctors
2021 International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations – Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertation
2021 World Congress – International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry
2021 Quadrennial International Congress on Archives – International Council on Archives
2021 World Investment Forum – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2021 E-Commerce Week for Asia – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2021 Biennial Conference – International Association for Volunteer Effort
2021 Congress – International Council of NursesEmirates Nursing Association
2021 Global Energy Forum – Atlantic Council
2021 General Assembly – International Renewable Energy Agency
2020 World Investment Forum – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2020 World Conference on Family Medicine – World Organization of Family Doctors
2020 International Conference on Prevention and Control of Infection – APIC UAE Chapter
2020 Quadrennial International Congress on Archives – International Council on Archives
2020 International ACM Conference on Management of Digital EcoSystems (MEDES) – Association for Computing Machinery
2020 E-Commerce Week for Asia – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
2020 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2020 Biennial Conference – International Association for Volunteer Effort
2020 General Assembly – International Organization for Standardization
2020 GCC Heritage and Oral History Conference – UAE Department of Culture and Tourism
2020 Annual World Congress – International Society of Nephrology
2020 Annual Conference – Animal Transportation Association
2020 Annual Congress – Fédération internationale des échecs

View More Past Events (665 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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