IAEE Announces Expo! Expo! MENA in Saudi Arabia

Save the Date for 10-12 September 2023

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) announces it will debut Expo! Expo! MENA on 10-12 September 2023 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Expo! Expo! MENA builds off the globally recognized Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting and Exhibition that takes place in the USA each December.

Expo! Expo! MENA 2023 will be held at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition and will feature a trade show, education sessions, a general session and Certified in Exhibition Management® (CEM) Learning Program classes.

“Producing an event in the Middle East North Africa region supports our strategic mission of bringing thought leadership and best practices to all members of the global exhibitions and events community,” said IAEE President and CEO David DuBois, CMP-F, CAE, FASAE, CTA.

“This is an important region for the industry and we look forward to hosting Expo! Expo! MENA next year, which will bring buyers and sellers together for a very meaningful event,” noted Bilal Al-Barmawi, CEM, CEO and Managing Director of 1st Arabia.

For more information on Expo! Expo! MENA, visit the event website here: www.expoexpomena.com. 

About IAEE
Trusted since 1928, IAEE provides quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE, and the organization advocates and promotes the awareness of face-to-face exhibitions and events as the primary medium for business development and growth. IAEE provides relevant, timely and innovative education to its members and the industry. IAEE recognizes its strategic partners: 4imprint, Buttine Exhibition Insurance, Convention News Television (CNTV), Freeman, New Orleans & Company, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Personify – A2Z Events, Swapcard and Synchronicities (Visit Anaheim, Visit Baltimore and Visit San Antonio). Visit iaeewebstg.wpenginepowered.com for more information.

About 1st Arabia
1st Arabia Tradeshows & Conferences is a leading exhibition & conference organizer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Headquartered in Riyadh, 1st Arabia has regional offices in Jordan & UAE and is set to expand its operations in more countries regionally. 1st Arabia organizes top international trade exhibitions and conferences that provide unparalleled networking and business opportunities for companies looking to excel and grow within the Kingdom. Apart from conducting quality and high profile B2B trade fairs, country specific shows, corporate events, conferences, events management and festivals, 1st Arabia also provides a complete marketing tool and exhibition solutions to their valued clients. 1st Arabia is the only MICE organization in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia who is a member of the International Organizations like ICCA, IAEE, and, UFI.


Media Inquiries:
Nicole Bowman, MBA
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
+1 (469) 534-3638

Bilal Al Barmawi, CEM
CEO and Managing Director
+966 92 00 200 25

For sponsorships and exhibitor opportunities, contact:
Rick Jennings, CEM
Vice President, Partnership Relations
+1 (972) 687-9211

Karen Gonzales, CMP
Director of Global Business Development
+1 (303) 947-9400

Bilal Al Barmawi, CEM
CEO and Managing Director
+966 92 00 200 25

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