business_dubaiCvent, Inc., a leading cloud-based enterprise event management company, has revealed its annual list of the top 25 cities for meetings and events that Dubai ranked at 11th place ahead of Istanbul .

The rankings were compiled according to meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network. Cvent sourced $9.8 billion in meetings and events globally through its marketplace in 2015.

In Europe, Middle East and Africa, London took first place in the ranking, followed by Barcelona , just as in 2015. Amsterdam climbed into the top 3, while Paris dropped to fourth place. Czech Republic entered the top 10, moving up from number 11 in 2015 and for the first time Dubai represented the Middle East.

EMEA

  1. London, England
  2. Barcelona, Spain
  3. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  4. Paris, France
  5. Berlin, Germany
  6. Rome, Italy
  7. Frankfurt, Germany
  8. Madrid, Spain
  9. Brussels, Belgium
  10. Prague, Czech Republic
  11. Dubai, UAE
  12. Dublin, Ireland
  13. Vienna, Austria
  14. Munich, Germany
  15. Lisbon, Portugal
  16. Istanbul, Turkey
  17. Copenhagen, Denmark
  18. Budapest, Hungary
  19. Milan, Italy
  20. Stockholm, Sweden