Dubai Adds to Major A ssociation Events Pipeline with Key Bid WinsA strong period of successful bidding activity - with Dubai Business Events working with the local associations, scientific societies and government departments, among other entities – has resulted in Dubai building a strong pipeline of major association events over the coming years. Among the high-profile events captured has been the 2024 edition of the International Congress of Endocrinology (ICE), which will take place 1-3 March at Dubai World Trade Centre and is expected to attract approximately 5,000 participants. Dubai is also set to host the next edition of the International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies (IFOS) World Congress, in January 2023, providing its members with the opportunity to finally meet face-to-face at the first in-person edition of their flagship global gathering since 2017. Other events are contributing to a healthy pipeline extending into 2028, and adding momentum to the city’s events sector, which was one of the first to reopen globally in the wake of the pandemic. Among them are: World Hospital Congress – November 2022 World Congress of Gastroenterology – December 2022 World Congress of the International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies – April 2023 International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies Congress – May 2023 International Congress of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy – June 2023 Urological Association of Asia Congress – November 2023 World Congress of Sports Medicine -March 2024 Congress of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association -September 2024 International Congress of the Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine -May 2024 International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis Congress -September 2024 International Council of Museums General Conference – November 2025 UITP Global Public Transport Summit -April 2026 International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property World Congress -September 2026 International Symposium on Dental Hygiene – March 2028