Creating cities of entertainment: The exclusive gathering of entertainment giants to develop the Middle East as a global tourism hub

We have seen a new era for the Middle East over the past few years with the opening of Warner Bros, IMG World, Dubai Parks and Resorts and other mega attractions joining the likes of Ferrari world, Aquaventure and Yas Waterworld.

The Middle East has only just begun this roller-coaster journey with billions of dollars of planned investment in theme park development and attractions to drive the entertainment sector as a source of growth for the region and establish them as a global tourism hub!.

Discover new opportunities and learn to build on your achievements at the Theme Parks and Entertainment Development Forum, Dubai, 15-17 April 2019. Now in its 5th year, the high-level forum has distinguished itself as the leading venue to showcase theme parks and entertainment development.

If you are looking to ensure your attraction stays at the top of the leader board then this is definitely not one to miss!


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Who should attend?

C Levels, VPs, and Directors from the following industries:

Tourism Authorities

Theme Park/Waterpark operators

Entertainment Sector

Family Entertainment Centres

Resorts and Attractions





Why attend?

Identify new investment opportunities for theme parks, waterparks and entertainment development in the Middle East

Hear from industry giants Universal and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts on how to differentiate your attraction to achieve millions of visitors per year

Uncover new retail strategies to drive new revenue streams

Learn how to keep content relevant to engage visitors and triple ticket sales

Identify how video streaming and gaming can drive indoor entertainment centre growth in a convenient home entertainment world


We want to recognise the most innovative and creative leaders that stand out from the crowd. Put your work forward and attain fame and glory as an industry innovator!

Are you pushing the boundaries in theme park and entertainment in the region? Then, nominate for the below awards contact to submit the nomination forms.

  • Best New Attraction of the Year
  • Theme Park of the Year
  • Water Park of the Year
  • Indoor Entertainment Centre of the Year
  • Best Partnership Award the Year
  • CEO of the Year
  • Innovation Award
  • Best Customer Experience Award

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Want to be a part of the region's leading Theme Parks event? Then, contact us today to find out how you can get involved?



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