Networking events

  • Exclusive networking events at ibtm arabia 2017

    Each year we host several networking events to provide attendees with more opportunities than ever to make these ever lasting business connections. Check out what attendees experienced at ibtm arabia 2017...

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  • Desert safari & dinner - Tuesday 7th February

    At the end of the excursion, attendees were picked up from the hotel by a luxury 4x4 vehicle and taken on a voyage of discovery into the Arabian desert. After a gentle off-road drive through the sand dunes, there was a visit to a camel farm and the a falcon show at the top of the dunes before seeing the sun set.

    Once the traditional Arabic themed camp was reached,  attendees were treated to a range of activities such as henna painting and camel riding.

    Discovery Day in partnership with:

  • Yoga by the beach - Wednesday 8th February

    This hatha flow yoga class took place during sunrise at at Jumeirah Beach Etihad Towers, providing a relaxed new way to networkwith other attendees. It helped participants to develop strength, flexibility and a sense of relaxation in one of Abu Dhabi’s most beautiful settings.

    This was a wonderful way to start the day with other participants at ibtm arabia. The class was taught by Didier, Bodytree Studio.

  • White Party - Wednesday 8th February

    On the second night, there was an exclusive 'White Party' at the Beach Rotana in Abu Dhabi. This extravagant atmosphere was the perfect setting for attendees to further develop relationships with people they had not had a chance to meet through their pre-scheduled appointments.

    Co-sponsored by:


  • Fun Run - Thursday 9th February

    Guided by professional runners, participants ran alongside some of the important landmarks and iconic buildings that adorn the magnificent Abu Dhabi Corniche.  The route was been creatively drawn by one of Abu Dhabi’s leading sports event organizers - Gulf Multi Sport.

    Leaving the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers at 7am, the group circled around the newly built presidential palace and then explored the Emirates Palace Hotel grounds.  From there, they ran along the Corniche all the way to the Marina Mall and back to Etihad Towers before 8am.

    Beautiful weather, breath-taking views and simply lots of fun together!

    Supported by:

  • Farewell Sundowner - Thursday 9th February

    To officially bid a fond farewell to this spectacular event, attendees were invited to meet for a drink at sundown. Sharing experiences and reminiscing over the 3 days of the show, guests reflected on their time in the wonderful city of Abu Dhabi at the Pool Bar, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.

    Sponsored by:

  • Need more information?

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