Following a successful Spring 2015 edition, the Meeting & Incentive (M&I) Forum is set to return to Dubai in 2016 to showcase the emirate as a premier business events destinations.

Scheduled to take place on April 4 – 9, 2016 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, the six-day event is being hosted by Dubai Business Events (DBE) – the Official Convention Bureau, a division of the Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM), in partnership with JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Emirates Airlines, Arabian Adventures and a number of other venues.

Over the course of the event, hosted meeting planners from around the world will conduct over 4,500 meetings with Dubai-based and European business event suppliers.

M&I Forums are industry-leading trade events that feature intensive business networking held at the world’s leading meetings destinations. The forum focuses completely on the business events industry with buyers from traditional and emerging markets converging in destinations across Europe, the Middle East and the US. With face-to-face meetings between hosted buyers and suppliers scheduled ahead of the meeting, the forum offers a strong platform to network, build relationships and explore synergies. The 2016 editions will place Dubai in the spotlight along with Scottsdale, AZ (USA), Madrid (Spain), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Prague (Czech Republic) and Izmir (Turkey).