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Dubai conference centre aims to hit 1 million delegate mark

Dubai World Trade Centre hosts the International Congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion

Pictured: Dubai World Trade Centre is expected to host more than 100 events before the end of 2016

More than 1 million delegates are expected to attend events at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) before the end of the year.

The Emirati venue kicks off the busy conference season this week with the 34th International Congress of the International Society of Blood Transfusion, the first of more than 100 exhibitions, conferences trade and entertainment events before the end of December. 

Other big business events to be held in Dubai include the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition and Cityscape Global, an exhibition highlighting the latest trends in city planning and real estate, expected to attract 40,000 attendees.

Ahmed Alkhaja, senior VP venues at DWTC, said: “Our aim is to continue to provide the most conducive international platform where businesses from the East and West can showcase their work, find the right partners, and see a tangible return on investment - driving economic growth and creating value.”  

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