Paperworld Middle East - Facts and figures

About Paperworld Middle East

Connect with the paper, stationary and office supplies under one roof in 3 days!

Paperworld Middle East brings together world-renowned brands, regional players and promising innovators for an exciting three-day showcase featuring products ranging from office and school supplies to festive decorations and brandable merchandise. The next edition of the show takes place from 15 - 17 November 2022 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

Connect with leading manufacturers and suppliers, discover the latest trends and canvas an exciting variety of creative solutions for your marketing and office needs. In addition to a dedicated segment for corporate gifts and premiums, Paperworld Middle East is also home to the region’s leading platform for children’s toys and games, Playworld Village (formerly Playworld Middle East).

Who should visit? 

It is vital for industry professionals from the following business sectors to visit the exhibition:

Paperworld Middle East - Consumer stores / Department stores


From large department stores, hypermarkets and supermarkets, to grocery stores, online retailers, specialist retailers like bookshops, office supplies and stationery shops, hobby stores, DIY and arts & crafts stores and toy stores

Paperworld Middle East - Wholesale trade

Distributors & Wholesalers

Wholesalers, distributors and traders of office supplies, stationery, gifts, toys and games

Paperworld Middle East - Commercial end users

Corporate & Commercial End-Users

Organisations and company's of all kinds, from small and medium sized businesses with basic office needs, to large multi-national organisations requiring extensive office supplies

Paperworld Middle East - Services

Schools & Educational Institutes

Schools, universities, colleges, learning institutes, kindergartens, childcare centres, and all other types of educational institutes

Visitors Paperworld Middle East

Buyers of Corporate Gifts

Government entities, banks, insurance and pharmaceutical companies, agencies requiring branded or high event gifts for their clients, as well as those from the hospitality industry, whether suppliers, hotels themselves or guest relations managers

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Toys, Baby & Kids Stores

Toy stores, hypermarkets and department stores selling children's toys, baby lifestyle and early childhood stores, kindergartens and nurseries

Witness a diverse product range at the event

Paperworld Middle East is unique with a diverse product range from hundreds of exhibitors from across the world under one roof. It is split into the following distinct product segments:

Paperworld Middle East - Office Supplies

Everything for the workplace in one place

The range of products available in the ‘Office Supplies’ section is truly comprehensive and includes office equipment, paper shredders, engraving machines, presentation aids, organisational aids (including organisers & timers), mailing stationery, adhesives, stamping, office accessories, and writing & drawing utensils.

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Products and solutions that pass with flying colours

The suppliers in the ‘School Articles’ section have done their homework and provide an impressive range of products and solutions that include writing utensils, drawing materials, exercise books, blocks, folders, school bags, cases and educational toys. Straight A's guaranteed.

Paperworld Middle East - Office Paper and Transparency Paper

Sheet solutions for every office need

For an impeccable finish that suits the purpose of all your written communication, head to the ‘Office Paper section’ where suppliers of inkjet, laser, copy, letter, transparency paper, envelopes as well as covering materials for files/books/calendars and other packaging will address your every need.

Paperworld Middle East - Gift Articles & Corporate Gifts

Experience the joy of giving

From gadgets and branded office supplies to luxury handcrafted items, explore an aesthetically superior array of gift articles and corporate gifts alike. products include corporate gifts, decorative items, eco-friendly products, electronic gifts, fashion accessories, general gifts, giftware, handicraft gifts, leather gifts, luxury and high-end gifts, medals and trophies, porcelain gifts, premiums, promotional products, souvenirs, table-top gifts, travel and luggage, watches, clocks and more.

Paperworld Middle East - Printers, Copiers & OEM Supplies

Colourful impressions and technological solutions

The ‘Printers, Computers & Multimedia’ section showcases the latest technologies that will help businesses enhance their performance. Products include: Laser and Ink Jet Printers, Scanners, copiers, inks, toners, ribbons, labels, software, data storage products, computer accessories, 3D printers and scanners.

Paperworld Middle East - Arts and Crafts Supplies

Where inspiration takes flight

Decorative crafts, graphic and artists’ requisites, handicrafts, textile design and hobby crafts, acrylic paint, oil colours, water colours, pastels, chalks, palettes and knives, paint brushes, easels, canvases, board and other artists’ paper.

Paperworld Middle East - Remanexpo Middle East

Giving print cartridges a new lease of life

Remanexpo Middle East is a unique area that features suppliers of remanufactured printer consumables, IT accessories and other sustainable products, allowing your business to save money and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time!

Paperworld Middle East - Wrapping

Some of the Product Groups are:

Gift paper, ribbons, bows, gift labels and cardboard products e.g. gift boxes and bags.

Paperworld Middle East - Party and Festive Articles

It’s time for a celebration

All festive occasions are matched with creative decorations and gifts in our ‘Party & Festive Articles’ section so your business can get ready to celebrate in style! Products include seasonal decoration for religious/national holidays and festivals and decorations and disposable tableware for parties and festivals.

Paperworld Middle East - Household Paper

From the absorbent to the alluring

Napkins and decorative transparency paper, paper napkins and tablecloths

Paperworld Middle East - Playworld Village

Serious fun for the little ones

A dedicated section for children's toys. Products include Baby and Infant Toys & Equipment¸ Pre-school educational toys and games, Children’s clothing and accessories, Furniture, Toys and Games, Bicycles, outdoor play and sports, Equipment, Dolls, Models and Electronic toys and computer games.

View the full list of product sections here

3 days to network with the 90+ countries

More helpful information

Paperworld Middle East - Exhibition Grounds

Exhibition Grounds

Located 10 minutes from DXB airport, the venue is easily accessible by metro or taxi and also has plenty of parking available if you're driving. Business services, restaurants and hotels are also plentiful within the complex.

Paperworld Middle East - Getting there

Getting to the show

Once in Dubai, travel is easy with the availability of various public transport options such as taxi, bus, Dubai Metro or private car services like Uber & Careem.

Paperworld Middle East - Information for visitors

Information for visitors

Everything you need to know about visiting the show, from dates, registration and admission to arrival and events taking place.

Paperworld Middle East - Events & Themes

Events & Themes

Paperworld Middle East is far more than just a product showcase. It is a meeting place, a platform for trends, ideas and above all, a communication forum for bold, innovative and dynamic industry players.