Motivational and Inspirational Keynote Speaker in Dubai, Carla Rieger is an internationally-known entrepreneur, coach and author, who travels all around the globe, to places like London UK, Madrid, Dubai, Singapore, New York and Vancouver. She offers advice to companies and individuals on how to increase their resiliency and creativity so they can speed up their pace of innovation therefore staying more competitive and relevant in the marketplace.
All Carla Rieger's keynotes are highly entertaining, interactive and practical:
Dubai has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:
Dubai World Trade Center, on Sheikh Zayed Rd.
Zaabeel Convention Center Entrance, on 2nd Za’abeel Rd.
Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center, on Sheikh Zayed Rd.
Sofitel Dubai Downtown, on Sheikh Zayed Rd.
Fairmont Hotel Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Rd.
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, on Sheikh Zayed Rd.
General Information about Dubai for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals
Dubai is the largest and most populated city in the United Arab Emirates, famous for its ultramodern architecture, luxurious shops and active nightlife. It is the 7th most visited city in the world and the most rapidly developing one. With only about 15% of its inhabitants being UEA nationals, Dubai is a multinational and multicultural city. Although its initial development was fueled by its oil industry, nowadays most of its revenue comes from tourism, real estate, finances and aviation, with only 5% relying on oil. It is world famous for its ultramodern architecture, including a large number of skyscrapers (the tallest being the famous Burj Khalifa, an 830 meters tower), as well as for its luxurious shopping venues, including also almost 250 gold retail shops (for this reason it is also called the ‘City of Gold’). One of the most important tourist attractions is the Dubai Creek Park, including a dolphinarium, a cable car, camel or horse carriage rides and exotic bird shows. Other famous parks include the Safa Park, the Mushrif Park, and the Hamriya Park. Dubai is also renowned for its beaches such as the Umm Suqeim Beach, the Al Mamzar Beach Park, the JBR Open Beach, the Kite Beach, the Black Palace Beach and the Royal Island Beach Club.
The City as a Conference Destination
Dubai is an important international conference and convention destination. Its famous Dubai Shopping Festival, initiated in 1995, attracts a large number of visitors from all over the world. Other famous events include: the UAE Public Policy Forum, a platform for addressing future challenges and directions of public policies, the HOSTAPP Summit, a conference focused on the latest advances in mobile applications technologies, the Cityscape Exhibition & Conference, a large real estate and development international event with almost 300 exhibitors from 25 countries, as well as the CityTalks, the educational seminars on real estate, and the Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets.
Dubai Food Options for Conference Delegates
While you are attending a business conference in Dubai, UAE, there are various restaurants you should experience, including: Amaseena, famous for its Lebanese and Mediterranean dishes (+971 4 318 6150), Giardino, with its delicious seafood (+971 4 556 8840), Miyako, one of the most renowned Sushi places from Dubai (+971 4 209 6914), Pai Thai, where you can sample delicious Thai food (+971 4 432 3232), as well as Italian food restaurants such as Armani (+971 4 888 3666) and Social by Heinz Beck (+971 4 818 2222), French food restaurants such as Celebrities (+971 4 399 9999) and, of course, also an American grill and steakhouse, JW’s Steakhouse (+971 4 262 4444).
Dubai Attractions for Convention Attendees
There are a number of highly rated tourist attractions in Dubai, UAE which you should visit after your business conference. The 830 meters high Burj Khalifa tower is the world’s tallest building and one of the most visited landmarks from UAE. Other important attractions include the Dubai Museum, where you can learn about Dubai’s long history through artifacts dating from as early as 3,000 BC, the Al Fahidi Fort, the oldest building in Dubai, constructed in 1787, and the Bastakiya, a Persian quarter located close to the Dubai Museum and containing some of the city’s oldest historical buildings.