16th February 2017

Reconnect at The Viewing Deck, The Palace – Downtown Dubai – (19:00 – 21:30 hrs)

Making the right impression is important, but making a lasting one is invaluable.

Downtown Dubai is a dynamic city hub that has catalysed the economy and cemented Dubai’s reputation as a truly global city.

The IAPCO 2017 delegates are set for an authentic Arabian ‘grand palace’ experience at the best location in Downtown Dubai!
The Reconnect Reception will take place at The Viewing Deck, promising an unforgettable experience. Surrounded by awe-inspiring vistas of the the magnificent Burj Khalifa, framed by panoramic sights of The Dubai Fountain and the architectural marvel that is Downtown Dubai, with background music to add a touch of sophistication.

Departure Transfer from Hyatt Creek Heights Hotel – Convention Centre Entrance

First Time Attendees : 18:00 hrs – All Delegates : 18:15 hrs

Dress Code Business Casual. Please carry a top or jacket.

17th February 2017

Dinner with Style – Madinat Jumeirah, Layali Beach – (19:00 – 22:30 hrs)

Enjoy unparalleled views on the Arabian Gulf, the iconic Burj Al Arab, and Palm Jumeirah. in one of Dubai’s best kept secrets!

Madinat Jumeirah Resort is an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region. Heritage harmoniously blends with contemporary luxury at Madinat Jumeirah, making it the ideal choice for Meetings and Events.

Layali Beach is located on a private beach with unparalleled views on the Arabian Gulf, the iconic Burj Al Arab, and Palm Jumeirah, offering an al fresco banqueting space surrounded by plush green landscape and pristine golden beach for memorable pre-event gatherings. The evening will start with a cocktail reception followed by dinner, while enjoying the stunning backdrop and the live cooking stations and mouthwatering buffet presentations. Music ? Of course, how would we forget!

Departure Transfer : Hyatt Creek Heights Hotel – Convention Centre Entrance – 18:30 hrs

Dress Code Smart Casual. Please carry a top or jacket.

18th February 2017

A Desert Experience – Arabian Adventures Desert Camp – (16:30 – 21:30)

The desert is the ideal venue for a magical and memorable evening.

Watch the sun go down as you drive through the dunes, to arrive at a traditional Bedouin style camp where a delicious dinner awaits.

All IAPCO 2017 delegates will leave the hotel and the city behind, driving into the desert with an entertaining safari guide in four-wheel drive Land Cruisers. Enjoy the fun of a dune drive in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. Stop to watch a falcon display (weather permitting.) At sunset, stop for photos from the top of a dune. Arrive at the Bedouin-style camp where desert activities and a bonfire await.

While you are there, why not try a camel ride, mini sand-boarding and henna hand painting or relax on large carpets and cushions with an aromatic shisha! Sample an Arabic style, three-course buffet. Enjoy unlimited beer, wine and alcoholic beverages. Watch a belly dancing performance or may be try out yourself! Enjoy the tranquillity of the desert as we turn off the camp lights for a few minutes so that you can see the stars in the night sky!

Will tell you more when we are there!

Departure Transfer  Hyatt Creek Heights Hotel – Convention Centre Entrance – 15:30 hrs (Four delegates per car.)

Dress Code – Comfortable. We recommend flat, closed outdoors or sports shoes, and a warm top or jacket for this evening.

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  • 30 June 2016
    Registration opens
  • 30 June 2016
    Hotel Booking opens
  • 30 October 2016
    Preliminary program
  • 10 January 2017
    Early registration deadline
  • 15 January 2017
    Hotel Booking Deadline
  • 16-19 February 2017
    IAPCO AM and GM