Event Programme


  • EVENT PROGRAMME

    IBTM Arabia offers an amazing event programme for attendees to meet, network and connect with leading suppliers and professionals from the meetings and events industry.

    Here is the programme all IBTM Arabia 2019 attendees had the chance to take part of:


  • Time Agenda Location
    09:00 - 17:00 Check-in and Welcome Pack collection Reception
  • Monday 25th March

    Time Agenda Location
    07:30 - 08:30 Badge collection and coffee Welcome Desk at Mezzoon Ballroom Foyer
    08:00 - 08:30 Arrival and coffee break Mezzoon Ballroom Foyer
    08:30 - 08:50 Opening Forum and Welcome Note Mezzoon Ballroom 4
    09:00 - 10:00 Keynote session: Ali Turner Mezzoon Ballroom 4
    10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break Mezzoon Ballroom Foyer
    10:30 - 11:30 ICCA Panel Discussion: Business approach across cultures (60 mins) Mezzoon Ballroom 4
    11:35 - 12:00 Keynote: Introducing Expo 2020 Dubai (15 mins) Mezzoon Ballroom 4
    12:15 - 13:30 Lunch Mezzoon Ballroom Foyer
    14:00 Coaches leave for Discovery Day Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Lobby
    14:30 – 19:00 Site Visit 1: Emirates Palace / Park Hyatt Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi
    Site Visit 2: YAS Hotel / YAS Marina Circuit
    19:00 - 21:30 Welcome Reception at the Chillo Terrace (by Sofitel) Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
    21:30 - 22:00 Coach transfers to Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

  • Tuesday 26th March

    Time Agenda Location
    08:00 - 09:00 Table Top set-up Table Tops
    09:00 - 10:40 Appointments Table Tops
    10:40 - 11:00 Networking coffee break Mezzoon Ballroom Foyer
    11:00 - 12:40 Appointments Table tops
    12:40 - 13:40 Networking lunch Mezzoon Ballroom 3&4
    13:40 - 15:00 Appointments Table tops
    15:00 - 15:20 Networking coffee break Mezzoon Ballroom 3&4
    15:20 - 16:55 Appointments Table tops
    17:30 Coach transfers to the Louvre Abu Dhabi (optional) Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Lobby
    18:00 - 19:30 Site visit: Louvre Abu Dhabi The Louvre Abu Dhabi
    19:45 Coach transfers to Gala Evening - White Party Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Lobby
    20:00 - 23:00 Gala Evening – White Party (by Rotana) Rotana Saadiyat Resort, Outdoor Garden
    22:45 - 23:00 Coach transfers 1 to Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Rotana Saadiyat Resort, Lobby
    23:00 - 23:15 Coach transfers 2 to Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Rotana Saadiyat Resort, Lobby
  • Wednesday 27th March

    Time Agenda Location
    09:00 - 10:40 Appointments Table tops
    10:40 - 11:00 Networking coffee break Mezzoon Ballroom 3&4
    11:00 - 12:40 Appointments Table tops
    12:40 - 13:40 Networking lunch Mezzoon Ballroom Foyer
    13:40 - 15:00 Appointments Table tops
    15:00 - 15:20 Networking coffee break Mezzoon Ballroom 3&4
    15:20 - 16:55 Appointments Table tops
    17:00 - 19:00 Farewell Cocktails by the Pool (by Jumeirah) Jumeirah Pool Bar

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