- Posted by Jo-Anne Kelleway
- On June 7, 2017
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According to The Gulf Today, the Middle East events market has been estimated to grow at near double-digit levels till 2020.
The 2016 annual performance of Dubai World Trade Centre had an impressive 11% year-on-year footfall increase attracting attendance from 185 countries with 51,711 exhibiting companies, of which nearly 70% were foreign exhibitors. H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum announced that the business surpassed a significant milestone in visitation traffic hosting 3.03 million delegates and attendees to events at its venue.
As preparations for the Dubai 2020 World Expo boost investment and more oil production comes on stream, FocusEconomics panellists expect GDP to rise 2.5% in 2017 and 3.3% in 2018. And the World Economic Forum has named the country the most competitive economy in the Arab world.
How does Info Salons Group ensure that our world-renowned reputation for excellent service and state-of-the-art technology keeps up with this type of growth?
Investing in the growth of our dedicated team is just part of our strategy. Wilbert Heijmans, Managing Director – Info Salons Middle East & Turkey says, “It’s all about the people and relationships in this industry. Our clients want to know that we are available and prepared to answer the phone whenever they need us. Nurturing a service orientated team ensures that we stay true to our mission of making your event our number one priority.”
Info Salons Group is also welcoming back into the fold one of their best leaders, Nick Savage, as the International Business Development Director, who will be supporting Heijmans with the growth of Info Salons into other MENA regions. “The exhibition & event industry here in the MENA region is very strong. With all the necessary ingredients for further expansion, countries such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and South Africa, are areas we are continuing to focus on and will develop further for the future”, said Savage.