The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has announced that it will debut Expo! Expo! MENA on September 10 to 12, 2023 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Expo! Expo! MENA builds off the globally recognised Expo! Expo!, IAEE's annual meeting and exhibition that takes place in the USA each December (this year: December 13 to 15, 2022 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky).
„Producing an event in the Middle East and North Africa region supports our strategic mission.“
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 me classes. "Producing an event in the Middle East and 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.