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About Informa Connect

Our look is changing, but our mission remains.

We have always aimed to satisfy the world’s hunger for information with quality content, unique insight and expert speakers. Now our customers want more than reliable data and expert opinion. They trust us to deliver inspiring connections with people and opportunities. Connections that make life better and work more satisfying. In our business nothing is more important.

That’s why, we’ve now become Informa Connect with a brand-new look and feel.

We provide products and services based on content, intelligence and connections to specialist communities worldwide. Informa has 5 divisions: Informa Connect, Informa Markets, Informa Intelligence, Informa Tech and Taylor & Francis. We are listed on London Stock Exchange and a member of FTSE 100, with over 11,000 colleagues working in more than 30 countries.

Informa Connect organises high-quality, content-driven events and programmes that enable specialist communities to meet, connect, network and share knowledge. The Middle East office, formerly known as IIR Middle East, has over two decades of regional experience in organising and managing all types of business events.

How we do business

We have millions of professional and commercial customers. Our mission is to give them access to extraordinary people and exceptional insight. We provide unique opportunities to learn, establish relationships and do business. We do this through a range of products and services, from digital communities, personalised classroom-style training to live events.


We depend on Expertise. We partner with industry leaders to bring our customers invaluable insight and information.


We value Ingenuity. We always look for new ways to provide better service and more opportunities.


We believe in Commitment. We focus on our customers and their needs. We aim to delight them by adding an inspired touch.


We trust in Chemistry. We use the right ingredients, a precise formula and hard-earned skills to produce perfect results every time.

Conferences and Events

Our conferences in Dubai are about learning and networking. They are about learning from real-world examples, taking part in debates, and building strong networks with key representatives from some of the world’s most forward-thinking organisations. All of our events are meticulously researched by our team of event experts work together to bring you the latest industry developments and new ideas that concern your industry and you as a professional.


With over 20 years experience in bringing you the latest business knowledge, we are the preferred training provider for the region’s leading companies. Our training in Dubai is designed and delivered by top industry practitioners providing you access to specialist know-how first hand.

Whether you’re attending one of our public training courses or one of our in-house programmes you’re sure to come away with fresh, new ideas that will benefit not only your company but also you as an individual.


Informa Middle East’s status as a leading provider of specialist conferences and learning, means that we are uniquely positioned to help with your consultancy requirements & provide you with professional consulting services. Our exclusive partnerships with subject matter experts will help you tackle challenging business and performance issues that require timely execution or advanced levels of experience.

Managed Events

Organising and managing an event can be incredibly time consuming and expensive if it is not your core competence. It can lead to lots of headache and not-so-perfect events. With all the event management companies in Dubai out there, it can be overwhelming to choose the perfect partner for your corporate events.

This is where we come in. We are recognised as one of the largest and best event management companies in the Middle East.

Meet the Executive Team

From left to right:

Alan Kelly, Commercial & Strategy Director | Vanessa Brennan, Head of Event Management | Leigh Kendall, Divisional Director | Shabnam Rawal, Managing Director | Ryan O’Donnell, Portfolio Director & Special Projects | Fatima Unaisa, Business Controller | Andrew Watts, Head of Conference Sales | Ben Jones, Head of Sponsorship Sales | Annick Nuyens, Marketing Director
lnforma has over 11,000 colleagues around the world, with a presence and customers in North and South America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In the UAE we have offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. You can also contact us by email on info-mea@informa.com
Informa Middle East Ltd. (Dubai Branch) Level 20, in the World Trade Center Tower Dubai, UAE PO Box 9428 E: info-mea@informa.com T: +971 4 407 2500 F: +971 4 335 2438
Informa Middle East Ltd. (Abu Dhabi Branch) Office No 1217, 12th Floor WIFAQ Building Airport Road, Abu Dhabi, UAE PO Box 111734 T: +971 4 407 2500
Informa Saudi Arabia Ltd. Office 109, 1st Floor, Aban Center King Abdulaziz Road, AlGhadir District, Riyadh 13311, KSA T: +966 (11) 453 0077 M: +966 55 610 3381