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Largest Education Show in the region opens in Dubai this week




  Largest Education Show in the region opens in Dubai this week

  April 22nd, 2001 Dubai, UAE

  Over 250 institutes from around the globe is taking part in the 13th Gulf Education and Training Exhibition, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from April 24th to   27th , 2001.

  “This show attracted national pavilions from UK, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, Bahrain, UAE, USA, Germany and France,” said David Domoney, Managing Director, International Conferences and Exhibitions, at a press conference yesterday.

 The show, which will be held under the patronage of H. E. Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, will showcase over 30,000 educational programs and courses from these countries.

 Last year, the show attracted over 12,300 people and covered an area of 3,600 sq. meters. Predictions for this year’s attendance are even higher, aiming not only at students but also parents, teachers and manpower training specialists.

 Along side the exhibition, a series of seminars organised by some exhibitors will also be held. The seminars will allow parents and students alike, the priceless opportunity to learn more about the various institutes and is an interactive forum for questions and answers.

 “Many students prefer to continue their education abroad, especially students of the expatriate community,” added Domoney.

 “The emphasis of education in the GCC is becoming more noticeable. In the UAE, the levels of education is continuously improving and developing, with the backing of the government and the foresight of leaders like His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who has been the driving force behind the IT education programme in Dubai,” he added.

 Also attending the press conference were senior officials from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Canadian Consulate, Australian Consulate and the British Council.

 About the Exhibition:


The Exhibition will be opened daily from 1000 - 1300h and 1700 - 2100h at Halls 5a & 5 at the Dubai World Trade Centre and admission is free.

For more information contact:

Lamya Tawfik, PR Account Executive

Orient Planet PR & Marketing Communications

Tel: +971-4-3988901, Fax: +971-4-3988941, Dubai, UAE



 International Conferences & Exhibitions Ltd, Head Office:  

Tel.: +44 (0) 1442 878222, Fax:  +44 (0) 1442 879998



International Conferences & Exhibitions Ltd, Gulf Office:

Tel.: 971 (4) 3460503, Fax: 971 (4) 3460498


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