We are in the process of finalising the DTCD master plan, which will have its own character, thus creating a destination within a destination offering a vibrant mix of new and complementary uses adjacent to DICEC
Loh said that "Gitex Technology Week is expected to reach full occupancy at DICEC
, accentuated by its significantly different B2B trade show positioning from Gitex Shopper which is a public consumer event.
The AIM held at the DICEC
is organized by the Ministry of Economy and runs in parallel with the International Property Show 2013 (IPS) which was also inaugurated yesterday and is supported by the Land Department.
With the opening of the Dubai Metro expected to connect DICEC
and the airport visitors will find transport between the two venues quick and convenient and have the opportunity to observe Dubai's latest landmark project.
Internationally acclaimed experts will be participating in the two-day conference and one day of post conference workshops, taking place alongside Cityscape Global at DICEC
The 2009 exhibition will welcome more than 3,300 international manufacturers, distributors and suppliers representing the food and hospitality trade to 80,000 sqm of exhibition space at two locations, DICEC
and Airport Expo Dubai.
Despite global economic uncertainties, the DWTC venues -- Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, or DICEC
, and Airport Expo Dubai -- welcomed approximately 1,240,000 visitors across exhibitions, meetings, and conferences last year.
Our recent infrastructure expansion that provides over 43,000 square metres of covered exhibition space at our DICEC
venue is a critical step that will cater to the increasing demand and positive growth in the region's events sector.
Hosted at the DICEC, these events emphasise DWTCAEs continued commitment to facilitating DubaiAEs strategic investments in growing sectors like retail by providing the industry with an ideal networking platform and access to emerging global consumer trends.
Also set to take place from January 17-19, the DICEC will host more than 700 exhibitors and over 17,000 trade visitors from 95 countries at Intersec, the Middle EastAEs largest gathering for professionals involved in the industries of commercial security, fire and rescue, safety and health, homeland security and policing.
With over 50,000 visitors and 2,205 exhibitors from 59 countries, Arab Health occupied the entire DICEC
venue with the exhibitor stands sprawling an impressive 65,000 square metres of space.
Scheduled for completion by the end of 2009, the additional halls, adjacent to existing Halls 1 through 4 of DICEC
, will provide a total of one million square feet of covered exhibition space and will continue to attract more people to participate in exhibitions and events hosted by DWTC.