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Developing sustainable cultural tourism in the
Middle East region

The preservation of culture and heritage is top in the agenda for cultural and tourism authorities in the GCC and Middle East region with billions of dollars currently invested in a series of projects to develop new world-class cultural attractions.

After a successful conference last year which was attended by high-level international and regional decision makers and influencers from the region and beyond, the 2nd edition of Cultural Tourism Middle East will take place from 30-31 October 2017 in Dubai, and will gather again high-level officials from the tourism, cultural development & antiquities, heritage & arts, cultural activities, and architectural heritage community to showcase their latest developments and share ideas and strategies to protect, preserve and promote their unique culture and heritage.

100+

Delegates

15+

Speakers

15+

Exhibitors

10+

Networking sessions

Why attend?

 

Keep up-to-date with key local and global trends and developments and exchange experiences and ideas with global and local experts

 

Benchmark your destination against leading cultural destinations

 

Identify new opportunities and understand your role in delivering future culture-led development projects

 

Learn about investment opportunities in upcoming cultural developments in the region

Who should attend?

C-Level, VPs, Directors and Heads of:

  •  Cultural Tourism
  •  Tourism Development
  •  Antiquities and Heritage
  •  Archaeological and Heritage Sites Management
  •  Conservation and Restoration
  •  Marketing and Events
  •  Design and Development

From the following sectors:

  •  Ministries of Tourism and Culture
  •  Tourism, culture, arts ,antiquities authorities
  •  Museums and Museum Authorities
  •  Cultural Attraction Operators
  •  Tourism Development and Investment Companies
  •  Cultural Centres and Clubs
  •  Planning & Design Consultants
  •  Project Management Consultants
  •  Suppliers and Solution Providers
  •  Industry Associations
  •  Tour Operators
  •  Airlines

See what our past attendees had to say

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CULTURAL TOURISM EVENT HELD IN DUBAI LAST YEAR

Early confirmed 2017 sponsors include:

Solution Provider
Supporting Partner
Strategic Partner

Thank you to our 2016 sponsors

Supporting Partners
Haley Sharpe Design (hsd)
Supporting Partners
HB-Laserkomponenten GmbH
Supporting Partners
Kvorning Design & Communication
Supporting Partners
Arab Engineering Bureau
Supporting Partners
Ibrahim Jaidah Architects and Engineers
Supporting Partners
Shurooq
Supporting Partners
Barker Langham
Supporting Partners
Sharjah Institute of Heritage
Supporting Partners
Kossmann Dejong
Supporting Partners
Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority
Supporting Partners
Dubai Culture
Solution Providers
GSM Project
Solution Providers
Projex
Solution Providers
Radius
Solution Providers
TalentS|KCA
Solution Providers
Plowden
Solution Providers
Peel Entertainment
Solution Providers
Peel Interactive
Solution Providers
ICARIA ATELIER
Solution Providers
Zone Display Cases
Networking Partner
Beck
Strategic Partner
Axiell