MICE Arabia Congress 2016 will bring the Middle East corporate MICE and business travel buyers from top organizations and agencies in the GCC. The program provides a focused approach on pre-scheduled meetings with decision makers, influencers and authorities on corporate and luxury travel only from the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait.
With a portfolio that boasts of the leading companies & luxury & MICE travel agencies from the Middle East, the MICE Arabia Congress is providing a unique platform for international solution providers to meet the crème de la crème of the Middle Eastern corporate world to liaise, network & create lasting partnerships. Bringing business to the forefront, our one-to-one prearranged meetings schedule will enable you to get direct face time with pre-qualified executives to explore business opportunities and to discuss the future of your commercial relationship.
WTO predictions state that within the next twenty years, the total outbound tourists from the Middle East would reach 37 million with a spending capacity of an estimated $20 billion. The future of MICE and business travel from the Middle East is seeing extremely positive signs with the global attention steadily shifting towards GCC countries, as more and more travel & hospitality providers see an increase in the number of business travelers from the region.
WTO statistics point to a spending of $20 billion on regional & outbound travel from the Middle East region by 2020. The six GCC countries alone represent around 60% of this market. Dubai & Qatar winning the bid to host the World Expo 2020 & the World Cup 2022 respectively, will further accelerate economic growth throughout the MENA region.
The 4th edition of the MICE Arabia Congress 2016 is emphasizing the tremendous opportunity for outbound business & luxury travel from the Middle East. This exclusive congress has been designed with a view to bring suppliers from all over the world to meet the senior level executives from the GCC who are the final decision makers on all procurement solutions for MICE & luxury travel activities.
The 2015 edition of the MICE Arabia Congress hosted 1800 meetings during the two day period and with the 2016 edition the congress will revolve around creating a link between travel & hospitality suppliers and business travel buyers so as to facilitate the process for corporates to host MICE & luxury travel related activities in different regions around the globe. The MICE Arabia Congress 2016 revolves around the immense potential of the MICE industry in the Middle East.