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Event Update

Medical industry players can fully participate in Arab Health 2024 in-person from 29.01.2024 to 01.02.2024 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, UAE. Organisers have assured that comprehensive COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be implemented at the venue. Such will include safety measures, such as frequent sanitation of the event spaces. Attendees arriving from China will be asked upon arrival to present a negative test result no older than 48 hours and a complementary health declaration.

A Brief Overview of Arab Health 

Arab Health positions itself as the key international exhibition for the Middle East that targets trends, innovations, and product presentation within the pharmaceuticals, hospital, and healthcare industries. The Middle East continues to grow in importance as a market and the exhibition serves as a cross-border platform for procurement between the East and the West. Exhibitors not only get access to the thriving local market, but expand to new regions easily. The exhibition comes with a practice-oriented support programme, making it an unmissable event for your company. 

If you need to book a hotel during Arab Health, GETA ltd takes the lead and plans your entire trip in record time. It takes time and research to find the best deal. We know Dubai in and out, so we send you a list with the most affordable hotel rates in hours. Complete your hotel reservation in a single business day. Whether you’re travelling with a few people or in a twenty-person group, we provide a custom, low-cost service. We always select hotels near the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre so that you don’t have a long commute. GETA ltd offers a number of other travel services to complement your hotel booking for Arab Health. 

Why Your Visit Is Worth It?

It’s not an exaggeration to say that Arab Health is your best bet to penetrate the Middle Eastern market. Attending is an investment with a quick return as exhibitors generate qualified sales leads in great numbers. The exhibition introduces you to a wide range of serious of buyers, while also reconnecting you to existing partners. New products are in high demand, so each edition comes with a series of product launches. Even with the pandemic still going on, Arab Health pulls good numbers: 

  • 2800+ exhibitors from 70 countries have rented booths;
  • 2,618 delegates were present;
  • 40,200+ healthcare and trade professionals have made the trip;
  • 10 CME conferences were held;
  • 400 speakers in total
  • 184 countries were represented 

Industry Relevance 

Arab Health has been an essential exhibition in the world healthcare industry since 1977. The annual event takes place at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, and is the roaring engine of innovations and technological advancements in the world. Not only are household brands on the show floor, but Arab Health draws top talent in the medical field to attend the conferences. 

The exhibition floor is organised in the following specialised sectors – Disposables, Healthcare & General Services, Healthcare Transformation, Healthcare infrastructure & Assets, Imaging, IT, International /Medical Devices, Medical Equipment & Devices, Orthopaedics and Wellness & Prevention. The 11 conferences and the highly popular 3D Printing Zone firmly place the event as a platform for cutting-edge innovation and prestige. Topics of the moment include telemedicine platforms, artificial intelligence, disease management devices and technology and smartwatches. 

Arab Health introduces supply to demand, and is designed to promote products and services to the professional audience in the thousands. The main reason for attending is to source new products, so you are definitely in the right place to build lasting relationships. The exhibition creates the right conditions to strengthen your professional network and expand your circles. The high level of internationality translates to superior opportunities to reach new buyers from all over the world. 

Who Are You Going to Meet? 

It’s no secret Arab Health has a laser-tight focus on the technological aspect, so there’s a high number of manufacturers of medical devices and equipment present. When we look at the countries with the biggest presence are USA, UK, Turkey, Germany, India, UAE, Pakistan, Israel, France, Spain, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Egypt and China. The high diversity not just in visitor countries, but exhibiting countries leads to the necessary inclusion of Country Pavilions, which inform trade visitors about leaders in their respective markets. The pavilions make discovery all the easier. 

In short, there are six types of visitors – professionals working in procurement, biomed engineers, dealers and distributors, hospital senior management, clinicians and government entities. This gives you a wide range of opportunities to diversify your revenue streams and raise your overall brand recognition. Satisfaction rates are incredibly high and over 80% of visitors come to Arab Health seeking to source new products from companies like GE Healthcare, Canon Medical, BD, Philips, Paramed, MASIMO, JETRO and GULFDRUG. 

The 2022 edition generated $781 Million in revenue over the course of four days. 

Additional Value of Attendance 

Startups are more than welcome as Arab Health hosts the Innov8 Talks, which is the competition for the startups you don’t want to miss. It’s here where the companies that will take over the world are going to fight for recognition and financial support. Healthcare innovators and disruptors are in high demand! Competitors enter 3 rounds of battle of 8 pitches each, which culminate in a grand finale! The current three themes are FemTech, UN SDGs and Wellbeing. 

The main attraction remains the Future Health Summit. The event for senior government officials and CEOs in healthcare. Its mission is to investigate emerging technology and possibilities for the future of health. The theme for the 2023 Summit is the Metaverse, which presents a unique way of working with technology. As artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) are becoming more available, applications are unlocked for bettering patient care and treatment. Andrew Bosworth and Michael Abrash (Meta), Alysa Taylor (Microsoft), Matthew Ball (Metaverse Expert & Author), Cathy Hackl (Futures Intelligence Group) and Richard Ward (McKinsey) are tapped to talk at the summit. 

In 2023, Arab Health Congress was confirmed to host 10 CME accredited conferences. All conferences will take place live. The conferences are as follows: Total Radiology, Obs and Gyn, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine New, Surgery, Paediatrics New, Emergency Medicine, Quality Management, Anaesthesia and Pain Management New, and Public Health. You have the best of the best in each discipline, discuss new research and present new solutions to pressing issues. The congress is a fountain of knowledge and indispensable in what’s happening right now in the world of healthcare and medicine.

Past editions

Arab Health 2023

30.01.2023 - 02.02.2023

Arab Health

3 000+

Exhibitors

73

Exhibitor countries

45+

Country pavilions

300

International speakers

2,828

Exhibitors

70

Exhibitor Countries

40,254

Live Visitors

2,874

Online Visitors

2,618

Delegates

400

Speakers

184

Participating Countries

The event has held in a hybrid format due to Covid-19

This year's edition of the event was hybrid - attendeŠµs can choose between in-person and online attendance.

1,768

Exhibitors

3,014

Delegates

20,275

Live trade visitors

12,719

Online trade visitors

4,262

Total Exhibitors

106,972

Total Visitors

64,400

SQ M of Exhibition Area

4,262

Total Exhibitors

84,700

Total Visitors

64,400

SQ M of Exhibition Area

How to get to Arab Health

On Foot

On Foot

Dubai Airport – not advisable

Global Village 1 Station – not advisable

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By Car

Dubai Airport – 10 mins via Sheikh Rashid Rd/E11

Global Village 1 Station – 20 mins via Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd/E311 and  Al Ain - Dubai Rd/E66

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By Public Transport

Dubai Airport – 15 mins via transport MRed

Global Village 1 Station – not available