Arab Health, Dubai
30 January - 02 February

Recruitment for this sectoral mission has closed. We will update the page with details of the Northern Ireland companies who will be attending.

Arab Health is the Middle East's largest healthcare exhibition taking up 86,000sqm of floor space. Over 4000 exhibitors attended in 2016 with more than 75,000 healthcare professionals visiting from around the world. Visitor numbers are expected to increase by 15% in 2017.

Why the Middle East and Arab Health?

Dubai is the commercial capital of the UAE and the largest city with 1.2 million people. It is a regional hub servicing the MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region. Many of the 5,000 successful UK companies are SME's and based in Dubai.

  • The GCC Life Sciences market is poised to grow at a CAGR of 8% from 2016-2020
  • Demographic factors such as population growth, the increased burden of diseases and mandatory health insurance will lead to a surge in the healthcare and life sciences sector in the GCC.

What's included in the package?

  • A strongly branded stand in a prominent location where Northern Ireland exhibitors will benefit from having their own individual branded space to promote products and meet buyers
  • A market briefing prior to travel
  • Opportunity for pre-arranged buyer and distributor meetings organised through Invest NI's experienced in-market trade advisors (Trade Advisory Service)
  • Reduced exhibiting costs to companies
  • Networking events
  • Invest NI promotion and marketing of the exhibition

Further Information


Benefits of participation

  • Opportunity to exhibit at the largest healthcare exhibition in the Middle East
  • Opportunity to meet key buyers and decision makers from the industry
  • Increase the exposure of your company within the industry
  • Up to 50% contribution towards economy airfares *
  • Up to £75 per night towards accommodation - maximum 5 nights

* Contribution towards airfares and accommodation is for two participants per exhibiting company

Please Note - De Minimis Statement
Companies who have exceeded their De Minimis aid limit will be unable to claim assistance towards travel, accommodation and in-market support for this mission. The maximum De Minimis aid any single recipient can receive is €200,000 (cash grant equivalent) over a 3 year fiscal period.


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