Middle East Meeting & Event Planning City Guide

While meeting and event planning in the Middle East may warrant some security precautions, the benefits of convening in this fascinating region are numerous: the historic al significance of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Muscat, and the new resort developments of Eilat and Dubai.

Middle East Meeting Destinations

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Meeting and event planning in Abu Dhabi, where Arab traditions are intertwined with some of the world’ most extravagantly modern architecture, can be a heady experience. Prepare your group for heat, luxury and adventure.

Hotels111
Total Sleeping Rooms22,381
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space73,000 Sq. Ft.

Doha, Qatar

Doha, Qatar

Meeting and event planning in Doha is done on a lavish scale. Venues of note include the Museum of Islamic Art, which occupies a private island , the 1,000-foot-high Torch Doha and more.

Hotels150
Total Sleeping Rooms16,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Dubai, UAE

Dubai, UAE

A thrilling mix of desert city, shopping destination, golfing mecca and skyscraping business center, Dubai is a prime city for meeting and event planning in the United Arab Emirates. Choose from over 250 meeting hotels.

Hotels399
Total Sleeping Rooms74,197
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
21,200
Convention Ctr Space-

Eilat, Israel

Eilat, Israel

If you're planning meetings and events in winter, consider Israel's sunny Eilat on the Red Sea shores. Step out of stylish meeting hotels to a promenade of shops and nightlife; plan weekend diving or desert excursions.

Hotels41
Total Sleeping Rooms7,519
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem, Israel

One of the oldest cities in the world, Jerusalem’s modern setting and international vibe makes it a great place for planning meetings and events. Don’t forget to plan accordingly around major religious holidays!

Hotels63
Total Sleeping Rooms9,067
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space12,000 Sq. Mtr.

Muscat, Oman

Muscat, Oman

Once planners know the local customs of planning meetings and events in Muscat, they will find a captivating place of stunning scenery, rich culture and timeless ambience.

Hotels51
Total Sleeping Rooms5,575
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space22,000 Sq. Mtr.

Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv, Israel

Historical neighborhoods, contemporary culture, turquoise coastline—Tel Aviv meeting and event planning includes the large Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center and the fashionable InterContinental David Tel Aviv.

Hotels1
Total Sleeping Rooms-
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space40,000 Sq. Mtr.

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