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Abu Dhabi Business Events - May 2023

27 April 2023

Gateway Group has compiled the below listing of business events happening in Abu Dhabi during May 2023. Whilst we have done our best to ensure the information is accurate and up-to-date, we suggest this list is used for guidance only. Attendance / registrations should be checked directly with the event organizers.

Why attend exhibitions and conferences in Abu Dhabi?

Attending exhibitions and conferences is a great way to start learning about the business opportunities in Abu Dhabi, including market insight, identifying the key players and local competition, current trends and pricing, regulations and meeting potential clients and business partners.

Preparing to do business in Abu Dhabi

If there are opportunities for your business in Abu Dhabi, you will most likely need to set up a business in Abu Dhabi. Setting up a business in Abu Dhabi will likely be quite different to the regulations and requirements in your home jurisdiction. Knowing about the requirements in advance will give you a head start as you develop local relationships and start negotiating for business - Gateway's tips for expanding your business into Abu Dhabi will be really helpful.

Abu Dhabi Conferences and Exhibitions - May 2023


Exhibition / Conference / Business Event


02 May

CCUs and H2 driving COP28: Opportunities and Challenges

Dusit Thani (BCCAUH)

03 May

Oracle CloudWorld Tour Abu Dhabi 2023


04-06 May

Annual Elite Ped-GI Congress 2023

Beach Rotana Hotel

05-06 May

Abu Dhabi Cardiology Forum 2023

Sofitel Hotel

05 May

WPA Thematic Congress Innovations in Treatment & Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Intercontinental Hotel

06-07 May

Interdisciplinary Urology Care Consortium 2023

Hilton, Yas Island

08-10 May

World Utilities Congress


08-10 May

Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) Global 2023


11 May

International Neonatology Conference

Grand Hyatt Hotel

11 May

The Language of Impact Workshop

Royal Lounge, Yas Central, Yas Marina Circuit (AMCHAM)

15-16 May

Middle East Rail 2023


15-16 May

Roads & Traffic Expo 2023


15-16 May

Mobility Live


16 May

Emirati Nationals in US Companies – Considerations for Internships and Employment

Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation (AMCHAM)

16 May

UAE Connect

Radisson Blu Hotel, Corniche

16-18 May

IATA Ground Handling Conference


17-19 May

International Patient Experience Symposium

Grand Hyatt Hotel

20 May

Masterclass on Primary Immunodeficiency Disease

Sofitel Hotel

21-22 May

2nd Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries Conference


​22 May

Cyber Security for Energy & Utilities Conference

​Grand Hyatt Hotel

22-28 May

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair


23 May

​How to effectively build your brand and network with LinkedIn

Intercontinental Hotel (BCCAUH)

23-25 May

SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition

Conrad, Etihad Towers

​24 May

​Speed Networking

​TBC (Canadian Business Council)

26 May

Abu Dhabi International Conference on Dermatology

Conrad, Etihad Towers

29-31 May

Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit 2023


ADNEC: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center

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Written by Jenny Hunt

Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates

FORBES' Top 100 Most Influential Women in the Middle East

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