Global civil society activity in Manama, Bahrain

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Manama is the capital and second largest city of Bahrain, with an approximate population of 157,000 people. Long an important trading center in the Persian Gulf, Manama is home to a very diverse population. After periods of Portuguese and Persian control and invasions from the ruling dynasties of Saudi Arabia and Oman, Bahrain established itself as an independent nation during the 19th century period of British hegemony.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Manama is ranked #258 over a 20 year period,
with 151 meetings since 1998.


Manama is ranked #238 in 2018, with 5 meetings.

Organizations based in Manama

Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education Est. 2005

Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre Est. 1982

Arab Banking Corporation Est. 1980

Water Science and Technology Association

Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions Est. 1990

International Shari'ah Council of the AAOIFI

General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions Est. 2001

International Sport for All Federation Est. 1982

Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company Est. 1979

Round Table Arabian Gulf Est. 1981

Islamic International Rating Agency Est. 2005

Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force Est. 2004

Arab Volleyball Association Est. 1975

Gulf International Bank Est. 1975

International Islamic Financial Market

Arab Insurance Group Est. 1980

Gulf Air Est. 1950

Arabian Gulf University Est. 1981

Gulf Society for Maintenance Professionals Est. 2010

Association of Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World Est. 2009

Arab Regional Centre for World Heritage Est. 2010

View More profiles (21 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Past Events in Manama

2019 Annual Congress – International Confederation of Jewellery, Silverware, Diamonds, Pearls and Stones
2019 Downstream Conference – World Petroleum Council
2019 Gulf Safety Forum – Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
2019 Middle East Energy Summit – Society of Petroleum Engineers
2019 Middle East Oil and Gas Conference – Society of Petroleum Engineers
2019 Middle East Refining Technology Conference – World Refining Association
2018 Middle East Artificial Lift Conference – Society of Petroleum Engineers
2018 Annual General Assembly – International Equestrian Federation
2018 International Professional Conference – International Arab Society of Certified Accountants
2018 Session – World Tourism Organization
2018 Middle-East PETROTECH : Middle-East Refining and Petrochemicals Conference
2018 Gulf Safety Forum
2018 MERTC : Middle East Refining Technology Conference – World Refining Association
2017 World Marketing Summit – World Marketing Summit
2017 Subregional Meeting on Nuclear Security Information Exchange and Coordination – International Atomic Energy Agency
2017 International Symposium on Human Resource Management in the Energy Industry – International Energy Forum
2017 Asian Assembly – Skål International
2017 Annual Congress – International Federation of Association Football
2017 World Productivity Congress – World Confederation of Productivity Science
2017 Middle East Oil and Gas Conference – Society of Petroleum Engineers
2017 Biennial Conference – International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education
2017 Biennial Conference – World Arabian Horse Organization
2017 MERTC : Middle East Refining Technology Conference – World Refining Association
2017 Joint Ministerial Session – Council of the European Union
2016 Middle-East PETROTECH : Middle-East Refining and Petrochemicals Conference

View More Past Events (252 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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