The Dubai Exhibition Centre (DEC) opens for business on 20 October, 2020, offering Expo 2020 Dubai participants, partners, government entities, industry associations and event organisers access to a global stage for the six-month duration of the Expo. The venue will comprise 45,000sqm of space spread across two campuses, housing a theatre, auditorium, several multi-purpose halls, four suites and 24 meeting rooms, and customisable to all event needs, including large indoor concerts.
Featuring the latest technology, onsite-catering facilities, and best-in-class audio, visual and telecommunication facilities, the DEC is set to become a hub for Expo 2020’s more than 200 participants, including nations, global multilateral organisations, businesses, educational institutions, and millions of visitors. More than that, this multi-purpose venue will be used by the wider community as a unique location for summits, business festivals, seminars, weddings, gala dinners and live performances.
The DEC will be in close proximity to Al Maktoum International Airport and accessible from Dubai International Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport, as well as the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminals. Access to the DEC will also be directly available via the dedicated ‘Route 2020’ metro line and four major highways, making it easily reachable by land, air and sea.