Important Notice: We are committed to providing you with a safe environment to do business, in accordance with all the health & safety guidelines set out by the local authorities. The event will be delivered with strict standards of health & safety precautionary measures including social distancing, contactless transactions and hygiene protocols. Learn More

Covid-19 Safety Guidelines


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Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) strictly adheres to all rules and regulations laid out by government authorities, including Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Municipality to ensure the health and safety of everyone on our premises.

Together with this, DWTC’s own ‘Venue Safe’ standards ensure strict adherence to all safety and hygiene measures for the safe return of organised events.

As we get ready to welcome you back with minimum impact on your event experience, the following Event Safety Measures have been put in place for an assured and secure visit. For your own safety, compliance is legally required in all areas; a team of our dedicated and trained ‘Venue Safe’ champions will be happy to assist you across the venue.

Bureau Veritas names DWTC first convention and exhibition centre in the Middle East to receive Safeguard Label

Our venue is certified with the prestigious Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Label, which attests to its compliance with the highest hygiene standards. Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services has developed detailed checklists with global health, safety and hygiene specialists to ensure safe procedures are in place for the resumption of business operations in line with local and international regulations, as well as recognised best practices. Detailed audits are carried out to ensure that safety measures are implemented across the venue efficiently, with the SafeGuard label awarded only when all of their stringent requirements are met.

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All measures are in place to keep you safe

The team at DWTC are working around the clock to ensure that events run safely and have implemented a range of measures including an enhanced cleaning regime, improved air circulation, multiple hand sanitiser stations and directional signage where required.

maskWearing of masks at all times


2Keep 2 meters social distancing guideline

safetyDisinfection protocols are followed in all public areas


5Buffet allowed if 2 metres social distancing guideline is followed and only if served by waiting staff or served to guest on tables (no self-service allowed)

1Sanitisers readily available at multiple locations


2Counters, seats and tables are disinfected after every use


4Prayer rooms are opened following federal guidelines and directions

6Isolation rooms are set up at the venue for suspected cases and managed in close coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA).

8Exhibition halls shall close at 10pm for daily sterilisation and sanitisation


Real time monitoring of crowd density



Air change rate in the halls is 8 times per hour. Air extraction in the halls is pre-scheduled and all hall shutter doors will be kept open both before and after the event to assist with air circulation


Exhibition hall capacity to apply the minimum 2m social distancing corresponding into 1 person per 4sqm gross. Observe the maximum capacity guideline for each area


Aisles shall be minimum 2.5m width one way and 4m for 2-way traffic

Contactless transactions are encouraged



Avoid shaking hands and exchanging business cards



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If you are feeling unwell, please visit the clinic, located at Al Wasl Reception (beside Hall 5) Tel: +971 4 306 4040

Conference halls safety measures


Conference Hall capacity to apply the minimum 2m social distancing corresponding into 1 person per 4 sqm gross on the net non-utilized space with a clear signage of capacity allowed


Observe the maximum capacity guideline 



Conference furniture will be sanitised after every use



Standing microphones for audience are placed in the central aisles for any Q&A 


Do not touch the microphone Speak loudly, not closer than 10cm to the microphone


Individual seats are set apart at a distance equal to 2 chairs between each seat 


Audience must keep masks on at all times and may remove when asking questions 


Social distancing and direction floor marks are to be respected



Microphones are fitted with filters and will be replaced after every use



At the end of the conference session, departure from hall will be phased by colour-coded zone


If you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath, feeling unwell or suspect to have symptoms of COVID-19, please seek medical attention  and do not attend the event. 

Your health is our foremost priority. The event will be delivered with the strict standards of health and safety precautionary measures  including wearing a mask at all times, social distancing, contactless transactions and general hygiene protocols. We encourage all guests  to exercise social responsibility.

*Event health and safety precautionary guidelines subject to changes as directed by the local authorities

Your safety is important to us

If you are planning to organise an event at DWTC soon, detailed guidelines and checklists specific to your event can be made available via your dedicated Event Planner. For more information, please email us at

While all measures are in place to keep you safe, your participation at the event is at your own discretion and associated risks. Dubai World Trade Centre can assume no responsibility for any personal illness, injury, damages or losses resulting from your visit.

We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and will be constantly updating our safety standards based on the latest guidelines issued by the government authorities.

Stay safe.

We look forward to welcoming you back to our venue.

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