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Important update on attending Dubai business events

The Paperworld Middle East team remains in close contact with our partners in United Arab Emirates, as well as the relevant health authorities.

On May 17, 2021, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) in Dubai, which governs the Emirate’s business tourism industry, confirmed all types of business events can take place in Dubai, as they have been for the past 11 months, provided that the approved precautionary measures are in place to help ensure the safety of all attendees. 

The DTCM also confirmed attendees of all Dubai business events would not require a vaccine or negative PCR test to be granted entry.

Below are some answers that have been circulated by the DTCM in response to frequently asked questions. Mindful of our duty of care, we assure all our stakeholders that the appropriate sanitary, health and safety measures measures will be in place at Paperworld Middle East. We look forward to seeing you all very soon.

Frequently asked questions

Yes, event organisers can host all types of business events in Dubai in line with the approved precautionary measures.

For a one month trial period all attendees of specific events and activities such as concerts, gala dinners and award ceremonies will require Covid-19 vaccination, in addition to social celebrations taking place in registered venues including weddings, birthday parties, baby showers etc.

There are many events that are taking place for people to attend that do not require full vaccination, including Classical, Theatrical and Comedy shows in addition to all types of business events.

No, PCR test results are not formally required to attend any event or activity in Dubai. However vaccination is based on the type of event as described above. 

Health and safety of our residents and visitors is always our utmost priority, therefore all tourist and residents are expected to comply with all precautionary measures while enjoying any of the attractions, events or activities offered in the city. This includes social distancing and wearing of masks. 

There will be a full program of events, activities and retail activations for residents and visitors to attend, whilst following all precautionary guidelines and procedures. Please refer to www.visitdubai.com for details on Dubai Summer Surprises and other events.