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BestCities Global Forum in partnership with Dubai Business Events and PCMA, 4 - 7 December 2016, Dubai, UAE 

We are delighted to be able to share the preliminary programme for the Global Forum.

Please click on this link for more details and register interest in attending.  Open to senior international association executives (or AMC on behalf of the associations), the Global Forum is the ideal opportunity for decision-makers considering hosting an event in a BestCities' destination, to meet all the partner cities: BERLIN | BOGOTÁ | CAPE TOWN | COPENHAGEN | DUBAI | EDINBURGH | HOUSTON | MELBOURNE | SINGAPORE | TOKYO | VANCOUVER, in one stunning location.

If you have any questions about the Global Forum please contact Jane Cunningham on +46 (0) 70 207 6409 or email jane.cunningham@bestcities.net 



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Atlantis, The Palm


For a unique, exciting, professional, and productive business event look no further than Atlantis, the Palm in Dubai. Here you’ll find venues that can accommodate any size of event from a large banquet dinner to a small meeting. The Atlantis Ballroom, can seat up to 1,500 guests and features 8 metre ceilings, LCD screens outside of each door, and access to the Royal Terrace. The Spice Ballroom provides an airy setting with an adjacent boardroom, private terrace, LCD screens outside of each door. Plus this room can be divided into three sections.

If you are looking for something on a smaller-scale Atlantis, the Palm hotel in Dubai has many meeting rooms to choose from. There is a Day Delegate Package which includes three coffee/tea breaks and a buffet lunch. The meeting room will be stocked with stationary blotters, waters, mints, tissues, pads, and pens. The staff of Atlantis, the Palm is ready and willing to assist you in your event planning.

The meeting areas of Atlantis, the Palm hotel in Dubai:

Atlantis Ballroom
Spice Ballroom
Royal Terrace
Zero Entry Pool
Asateer Tent
Dolphin Bay Lagoon


For booking inquiries and more information, please contact:
Atlantis, the Palm
Phone: (971) (4) 426 2000
Email: reservations@atlantisthepalm.com
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Fill out a RFP today with BestCities to begin planning your business event in Dubai.


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Venue Name Maximum Theatre Capacity Maximum Banquet Capacity Outdoor Capacity Largest Exhibition Space (m²)
Dubai World Trade Centre  20,000 15,000 3,000 47,296
Airport Expo Dubai  4,000 7,000 -- 34,000
Grand Hyatt Convention Centre  2,000 1,500 1,000 1,950
The Jumeirah Beach Hotel  1,100 900 2,500 1,332
Emirates Towers  900 540 1,200 788
Al Sahra Desert Resort  8,000 1,500 1,500-
JW Marriott Hotel  1,200 800 -- 921
Hyatt Regency Dubai  1,200 830 -- 1,157
The Palladium  6,000 1,500 -- 2,500
Madinat Jumeirah  2,240 1,320 2,000 2,773
Atlantis, The Palm  2,050 1,500 2,000 2,100
Al Bustan Rotana  1,500 1,100 -- 1,536
InterContinental Festival City Event Centre  1,350 800 1,000 1,373
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi  1,266 600 1,500 850
Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa  1,100 840 3,000 926
Knowledge Village  400 105 -- 150

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