Exhibitor FAQ

Exhibitor Enquiries

What is included in the standard shell scheme package?

The standard package includes per 12 sqm: white stand walls, fascia board with company name in English and stand number, 1 table, 2 chairs, 1 waste basket, grey carpet, 3 x spotlights, 1 x 13 amp socket & basic stand cleaning. Go to the Exhibit pages of this website for more information.

What else do I receive as an exhibitor?
All exhibitors receive additional benefits as part of their package. Go to the Exhibit section of this site to find out more.
Is there a networking reception I can attend and if so, how many invites do I get?
There will be a networking reception held during the event and each exhibitor will be given two invitations per stand.
How do I get my free Exhibitor Marketing Programme information?
The Exhibitor Marketing Programme information can be found in the exhibitor manual under a separate tab called Marketing Programme.
How do I get into my Exhibitor Manual?
When you book your stand you will receive the link and your individual log in details to access the exhibitor manual. The log in page can also be found on this website in the Exhibit section.
How do I book my stand?

Please visit the Contact Us page of this website for a choice of contacts appropriate to your region.

General Questions

SOMWME 2019 is part of UAE Maritime Week. What does this mean?

UAE Maritime Week is a celebration and showcase of the power of the UAE Maritime Market. The week is made up of a cluster of world-class maritime events, including:

UAE Maritime Week takes place from 22 – 26 September and is a fantastic opportunity to join the regional maritime network.

Hotel & Travel

Is there a discounted hotel rate for event attendees and exhibitors?

We will shortly be announcing information regarding hotel rates for event attendees.

How can I book my hotel?
Accommodation in the area gets booked up quickly. You can find out more about local accommodation in the Travel & Stay pages of this site.
How can I apply for a visa to enter Dubai?

If you need to apply for a visa, you can find more information on the Visit Dubai Tourism website. If you require a letter of invitation, please contact the SOMWME team.

Are there any special hotel rates for exhibitors at the venue?
We often appoint an official travel agent to help our customers get the best rates in the local area. Please visit the Travel & Stay pages of this site for more information and updates.

Location & Venue

How do I choose a freight forwarder?
The Official Freight Forwarder for this event will be confirmed soon. Once confirmed, you will be able to find all the information you need in the exhibitor manual.