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New dates: 24 - 26 May, 2021

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Paperworld Middle East moves to 24 – 26 May, 2021

Originally scheduled for March 2021, Paperworld Middle East, in its 11th edition, and the debut of Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East will now take place from 24 – 26 May 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Paperworld Middle East will return with its full complement of international and local exhibitors, while the first edition of Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East will debut with some of the most innovative design-driven solutions for interior designers, distributors, and retailers of gifts and dining products, as well as finished leather goods. 

The three-day event will include new exciting features such as the Green Room for eco-friendly office supplies, and the Playworld Pavilion, presenting the magical world of children’s toys and games. There will be plenty to look forward to when the industry safely reunites under one roof in Dubai.

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Look beyond paper

Paperworld Middle East is the largest international trade exhibition for the stationery, paper, gifts and office supplies industry in the Middle East.

A one-stop platform to discover the latest market trends, connect with leading players and explore a vast variety of products and brands – all in one place. With dedicated sections for office supplies, school articles, printing materials, and corporate gifts, the exhibition promises an exciting three days packed with opportunity and innovation. The trade show also features the region’s leading platform for children’s toys and games and Playworld Village (formerly Playworld Middle East) and NEW in 2020, is co-located with Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East.

Interested in exhibiting in 2021?

exhibitors and products at paperworld middle east

This is the ideal one-stop platform for professionals and businesses seeking to expand their network, explore opportunities, get updated with the latest trends and solutions while evaluating market trends and sharing expertise. 

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Who visits the show

Paperworld Middle East - Who Should Visit
  • Distributors of office supplies, stationery, toys & games and gifts
  • Retailers & wholesalers, online retailers, department stores and supermarkets
  • Specialist retail trade including stationery, gift, hobby, art and book stores
  • Schools, universities and educational institutions
  • Buyers of corporate gifts, premiums and promotional products 
  • Office, procurement & purchasing managers of small, medium and large organization’s 

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Show sections

Office & Business Solutions

Office & Business Solutions

For businesses, small and large, as well as Office Managers that require stationery and office supplies.

School & Creative Solutions

School & Creative Solutions

For schools, universities, art studios, kindergartens as well as distributors & wholesalers of school articles and creative materials.

The Green Room

The Green Room

For businesses that are keen to ‘go green’ can explore a broad array of sustainable solutions.

Playworld Village

Playworld Village

For store managers, distributors, wholesalers looking to source toys, hobbies and baby products to sports equipment or children's furniture.

Wrap Star

Wrap Star

For those who want to test their skills against other talented gift wrapping maestros from the region.

Gifts & Lifestyle

Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East

For those who are looking to source innovative design-driven solutions, finished leather goods or dining products.

Febis International, KENYA Vincent Ogola, Managing Director

“I own a distribution company in East Africa where I distribute Calidad inks and toners, I’ve been coming here for the last 5 years. I came to look for toner and paper as there is a very big market in Africa for these products.”

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