World Trade Centre, Dubai

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The Dubai World Trade Centre, was inaugurated in 1979. It is a purpose-built complex for events and exhibitions. The building is featured on the 100 Dirham bank note.With over 1.3 million square feet of covered exhibition and event space, comprising 21 halls and over 40 meeting rooms across 3 floors, Dubai World Trade Centre hosts over 500 events annually. In 2015, the venue held 396 trade events and welcomed over 2.74 million visitors.HistoryBuilt in 1979, the Sheikh Rashid Tower, as it was known back then, was amongst the earliest skyscrapers to be constructed in Dubai. Renamed after the late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the 39-storey Sheikh Rashid Tower no longer stands alone as it did when it was first built. Over the years, the Dubai World Trade Centre has been extended to include Exhibition Halls, Sheikh Rashid Hall and Maktoum Hall as well as the Al Mulaqua Ballroom, Sheikh Saeed Halls, Za’abeel Halls and the Trade Centre Arena. In addition, commercial building have also been added including the Convention Tower and the One Central development with several mixed-use buildings.Dubai World Trade Centre TodayDubai World Trade Centre has grown and added several business divisions to its overall portfolio.
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  • Very well located, close to the metro and hop on hop off bus stop (buses to run the city). Very clean and organized, great for fairs and holidays.
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  • The World Trade Center Dubai's fantastic huge structure, very organized, but there's a bottleneck in the flow, when the fair turns into a stampede to access the subway, which is very modern.
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  • Whether you live in Dubai or just visiting, the WTC might be a good place for you to visit, for they have plenty of events and stuff going on all year! so if you stay updated with their schedule, you ...  more »
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  • It's absolutely a wonderful venue. Located very next to metro station and also have parking close to the center. Well organized place.Great venue to conduct group programs as well as exhibitions. We use to go there more frequently during summer as they opened Dubai Sports World in here.
  • Amazing place. Great facilities with spacious halls suitable for trade fairs. Humongous area ahead for parking. The centre hall connects two wings of consecutive halls. The inbuilt fountains are soothing.
  • Having seen this iconic building for 36 years that was constructed in 1979 the tallest tower those days makes me feel proud to be part of Dubai since then. Having an office in here is considered to be lucky.
  • Great place for exhibitions I go there twice a year at least. Luxury place with an embedded metro station. Don't go with your car specially during Gitex, it's hard to get parking there.
  • It's a good and quiet place with its own paid parking. I went to Modesh world with my family. It was fun . There is also sports complex type area.

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