13 - 15 December 2021

Dubai Exhibition Centre, Expo 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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When and where does Seatrade Maritime Middle East take place?

Seatrade Maritime Middle East will take place from 13 – 15 December 2021 at Dubai Exhibition Centre, Expo 2020.

Opening times will be announced shortly.

What is Seatrade Maritime Middle East?

Seatrade Maritime Middle East is a three-day event focused on connecting maritime markets across the Middle East. The event is specifically for industry professionals across all sectors and features a tradeshow and conference.

Will the event be safe to attend?

Your health and safety is our main priority, which means Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2021 will take place within the strict health and safety standards set out in the Informa AllSecure guidelines.

How do I register as a visitor?

Visitor registration will open later this year. You can recieve updates by registering your interest here.

How much does it cost to attend?

There is no cost to attend Seatrade Maritime Middle East as a visitor. 

Do I need to register in advance?

No. You can register on the day, although we would recommend you do this in advance. If you’re not on our systems and don’t have a badge or e-invite, you may have to queue and your entry to the show will be delayed.

Can I attend as a student/cadet?

Yes. For more information, please contact the team.

As a visitor to Seatrade Maritime Middle East, can I access Expo 2020?

You will have access to the Expo 2020 event site through your registration for Seatrade Maritime Middle East, which will be clearly signposted. However, there will be various other events taking place which you may not be able to access. 

Does my visitor badge give me access to the Seatrade Shiptech forum?


Can I attend Seatrade Maritime Awards with my visitor badge?

No. You will need to book a place to attend Seatrade Maritime Awards 2021.

How can I access the event?

Seatrade Maritime Middle East takes place at the new Dubai Exhibition Centre within the Expo 2020 site, which is accessible by car, taxi and metro.

The site has its own metro station called Expo 2020 Station, which is directly next to the new Dubai Exhibition Centre. Expo 2020 Station is the final stop on Route 2020, which is an extension of the Dubai Metro. It connects Jabal Ali Metro Station (formerly known as Nakheel Harbour and Tower) to the Expo 2020 site. There will also be ample parking available.

If I am travelling from outside the UAE, will I need a visa?

Will there be wifi available?

Yes. More information will be released soon.

I am interested in exhibiting at Seatrade Maritime Middle East. How do I get started?

To find out more about exhibiting opportunities and pricing, simply submit this form and a member of the team will be in touch shortly to discuss your requirements. There is no obligation to book, and our team will work with you to create a package that works with your objectives.

When will the Exhibitor Manual be available?

All exhibitors will have access to the Exhibitor Manual shortly.

What are my options for stand build and contractors?

More information on this will be released shortly.

I would like some help with PR & marketing in the run up to the show. What can I do?

All exhibitors will have access to our Exhibitor Marketing Zone, which will include assets to help you promote your participation. 

You can also reach out to the event Marketing Team if you require specific assistance.