Important Notice: We are committed to providing you with a safe environment to do business, in accordance with all the health & safety guidelines set out by the local authorities. The event will be delivered with strict standards of health & safety precautionary measures including temperature screening, social distancing, contactless transactions and hygiene protocols. Learn More

Safety Guidelines

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) strictly adheres to all rules and regulations laid out by government authorities, including Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Municipality to ensure the health and safety of everyone on our premises

Our venue is certified with the prestigious Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Label, which attests to its compliance with the highest hygiene standards. Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services has developed detailed checklists with global health, safety and hygiene specialists to ensure safe procedures are in place for the resumption of business operations in line with local and international regulations, as well as recognised best practices. Detailed audits are carried out to ensure that safety measures are implemented across the venue efficiently, with the SafeGuard label awarded only when all of their stringent requirements are met.


Bureau Veritas names DWTC first convention and exhibition centre in the Middle East to receive Safeguard Label


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Together with this, DWTC’s own ‘Venue Safe’ standards ensure strict adherence to all safety and hygiene measures for the safe return of organised events.

As we get ready to welcome you back with minimum impact on your event experience, the following Event Safety Measures have been put in place for an assured and secure visit. For your own safety, compliance is legally required in all areas; a team of our dedicated and trained ‘Venue Safe’ champions will be happy to assist you across the venue.

All measures are in place to keep you safe


Wearing of masks at all times


Keep 2 meters social distancing guideline


Disinfection protocols are followed in all public areas


Exhibition hall capacity to apply the minimum 2m social distancing corresponding into 1 person per 4sqm gross. Observe the maximum capacity guideline for each area


Real time monitoring of crowd density


Air change rate in the halls is 8 times per hour. Air extraction in the halls is pre-scheduled and all hall shutter doors will be kept open both before and after the event to assist with air circulation


Isolation rooms are set up at the venue for suspected cases and managed in close coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA).


Aisles shall be minimum 2.5m width one way and 4m for 2-way traffic


Contactless transactions are encouraged


Sanitisers readily available at multiple locations


Counters, seats and tables are disinfected after every use


Avoid shaking hands and exchanging business cards


Prayer rooms are opened following federal guidelines and directions


Buffet allowed if 2 metres social distancing guideline is followed and only if served by waiting staff or served to guest on tables (no self-service allowed)


If you are feeling unwell, please visit the clinic, located at

Al Wasl Reception (beside Hall 5)

Tel: +971 4 306 4040


Download mobile app to access the full event programme and network with attendees


Exhibition halls shall close at 10pm for daily sterilisation and sanitisation





Conference Hall capacity to apply the minimum 2m social distancing corresponding into 1 person per 4 sqm gross on the net non-utilized space with a clear signage of capacity allowed


Individual seats are set apart at a distance equal to 2 chairs between each seat 


Observe the maximum capacity guideline 


Audience must keep masks on at all times and may remove when asking questions 


Conference furniture will be sanitised after every use


Social distancing and direction floor marks are to be respected


Standing microphones for audience are placed in the central aisles for any Q&A 


Microphones are fitted with filters and will be replaced after every use


Do not touch the microphone Speak loudly, not closer than 10cm to the microphone


At the end of the conference session, departure from hall will be phased by colour-coded zone



If you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, feeling unwell or suspect to have symptoms of COVID-19, please seek medical attention  and do not attend the event. Temperature checks are required prior to entry.

Your health is our foremost priority. The event will be delivered with the strict standards of health and safety precautionary measures  including wearing a mask at all times, social distancing, contactless transactions and general hygiene protocols. We encourage all guests  to exercise social responsibility.

*Event health and safety precautionary guidelines subject to changes as directed by the local authorities


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