Venue & Hospitality
Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
Yas Plaza, Yas Island, P.O.Box 93725
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Conference Dates: April 16-17, 2018
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Driving Directions to
• Airport Terminal 1, Arrival to JW Marriott Dubai
• Take D89, Al Etihad Rd/D74, 22 A St and Abu Baker Al Siddique Rd/D78 to 2 B St
• 10 min (4.2 km)
• Ø Head north-west • Keep right
• 210 m
• Keep left
• 700 m
• Merge onto Airport Rd/D89
• Ø 550 m
• Continue straight onto Airport Rd/Al Maktoum Rd/D89
• Continue to follow Al Maktoum Rd/D89
• 650 m
• Turn right onto Al Etihad Rd/D74 • 550 m
• Turn left onto 22 A St
• 500 m
• Turn right onto Abu Baker Al Siddique Rd/D78
• 750 m
• Sharp left to stay on Abu Baker Al Siddique Rd/D78 • 230 m
• Turn right onto 2 B St
• Destination will be on the left
Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the country. Dubai, with an area of 3,885 square kilometres, is the second largest emirate in the UAE, Situated on the banks of the Dubai Creek.
Dubai has emerged as a global city and business hub of the Middle East. It is also a major transport hub for passengers and cargo. It is extremely well known for its warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage, and the Emirati people are welcoming and generous in their approach to visitors. With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, fascinating heritage attractions and a thriving business community, Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitors each year from around the world. Dubai's lure for tourists is based mainly on shopping, but also on its possession of other ancient and modern attractions. As of 2013, Dubai was the 7th most visited city of the world based on air traffic and the fastest growing, increasing by a 10.7% rate.
Dubai has a rich collection of buildings and structures of various architectural styles. A culmination point was reached in 2010 with the completion of the Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower), now by far the world's tallest building at 829.8 m (2,722 ft.). It is a good place to start exploring the history and heritage of Dubai is the Dubai Museum: it is located inside Al Fahidi Fort, one of Dubai’s oldest buildings dating back to 1787. There are other museums in Dubai and in surrounding emirates that also offer important insights into the history and growth of the city and of the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai has a hot desert climate. Summers in Dubai are extremely hot, windy, and humid, with an average high around 41 °C (106 °F) and overnight lows around 30 °C (86 °F) in the hottest month, August. Most days are sunny throughout the year. Winters are warm with an average high of 24 °C (75 °F) and overnight lows of 14 °C (57 °F) in January, the coldest month. In the month of October the average temperature is 31.3 °C (88.3 °F)