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Enabling Communities Integrating Lives

AccessAbilities Expo is the region’s premier trade, professional and
consumer event aimed at enhancing the lives of for People with Determination.
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Exhibition for People with Disabilities

The event aims to provide a single platform for the entire business and civil community in the Middle East
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Why AccessAbilities Expo?

With 8000sqm exhibition space, you can showcase your products, services
and initiatives or bring new technologies and products to test and explore new business
opportunities in the buoyant market of the Middle East
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2GCSX0592

Enabling Communities Integrating Lives

AccessAbilities Expo is the region’s premier trade, professional and
consumer event aimed at enhancing the lives of for People with Determination.
BOOK A STAND
home_hero2

Exhibition for People with Disabilities

The event aims to provide a single platform for the entire business and civil community in the Middle East
BOOK A STAND
22GCSX0592

Why AccessAbilities Expo?

With 8000sqm exhibition space, you can showcase your products, services
and initiatives or bring new technologies and products to test and explore new business
opportunities in the buoyant market of the Middle East
BOOK A STAND
Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group

Event Update

AccessAbilities Expo rescheduled to November 2021

We are pleased to update you that AccessAbilities Expo, being held under patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, will now take place on 22 to 24 November 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre, instead of 10 to 12 November 2020.

We, the organisers of AccessAbilities Expo, have decided to postpone the much-anticipated Expo in line with advice from international organisations and the health authorities in the UAE to ensure the safety of People of Determination.  

By holding the event next year, we will be able to deliver a safer and more valuable experience for all involved and once again provide visitors with the opportunity to learn about the most advanced technologies and products that enable People of Determination to improve their lives and offer a platform for exhibitors to present their solutions and products to more than 50 million people with Special Needs in the Middle East, who are looking forward to learning about the latest developments and technologies.


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Enabling Communities Integrating Lives

22 – 24 November 2021

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AccessAbilities Expo, to be held for the fourth time from November 22 to 24 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), is a platform that reflects the aspirations and expectations of over 50 million People with Disabilities who reside in the Middle East. 

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Built on the success of the previous three editions, this year’s Expo will provide even greater opportunities to explore the best and latest innovations and technologies from around the world that will enhance the lives of People with Determination.The Expo is strongly supported by UAE government bodies including the Ministry of Community Development, Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dubai Municipality, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Dubai Police, Community Development Authority (CDA) Dubai, Dubai Customs, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services and Zayed Higher Organisation.

The previous edition of the Expo had the participation of more than 8,000 people, along with over 250 exhibitors from 50 countries who brought the world’s latest robotic and assistive technologies which assist individuals with disabilities live life more independently. The Expo has grown in size and stature compared to its previous editions with the 2019 edition taking place over an area of 8,000 square metres and the participation of over 60 disability centres and support organisations from around the world.


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AccessAbilities Expo 2019 Highlights

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AccessAbilities Expo 2017 Highlights

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Testimonials​

“The UAE leadership’s vision is to make the nation fully disabled-friendly and enhance the participation of people with disabilities.”
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al MaktoumPresident of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports,
Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airlines and Group

“AccessAbilities Expo reflects the values established in the UAE society towards the people of determination.”
His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami
His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al QatamiChairman of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
“The Authority is keen to ensure that all its projects, facilities and mass transport services are friendly to the category of stakeholders.”
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer
His Excellency Mattar Al TayerDirector General and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Roads and Transport Authority
“The Expo is an ideal platform for the review of the social services provided by the Authority to the stakeholders”
His Excellency Ahmed Julfar
His Excellency Ahmed JulfarDirector General of the Community Development Authority in Dubai
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AccessAbilities Expo, puts the decision-makers, stakeholders and all members of the society at the forefront of knowing the requirements and needs of stakeholders and enabling them develop strategic plans to achieve comprehensive integration and sustainable development, by providing them with the best services. The Expo has facilitated the Ministry’s mission to achieve high efficiency of the Code and enhance the vision of our government to make the UAE friendly to the People of Determination.
Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid
Her Excellency Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid Minister of Community Development, UAE
DHA is keen to provide the best experiences in supporting and promoting the best policies for the People of Determination to enable Dubai become a friendly city for them. The Authority is continuing its mission to promote the health tourism industry in Dubai and increase the Emirate’s contribution to international tourism and strengthen the health tourism governance systems, with the aim of attracting 500,000 People of Determination as tourists.
His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al QatamI
His Excellency Humaid Mohammed Al QatamIChairman of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
The People of Determination are part of the society and our wise leadership has accorded great attention to this group, through the enactment of laws and legislations that ensures they conduct their daily lives and various activities with ease. Dubai Municipality has adopted the Dubai Universal Design Code which has laid down the standards of comprehensive designs for buildings and takes into account all the requirements of the community.
In 2020 all of our tourist attractions will be friendly to them.
His Excellency Dawood Al Hajri
His Excellency Dawood Al HajriDirector General of Dubai Municipality
The Community Development Authority is on the road to make Dubai a friendly city for People of Determination through the implementation of the legislations, directives, standards and relevant regulations aimed at achieving the initiative, A City for Everyone, and reach the goal of having a community friendly to the People of Determination. CDA has put forward several initiatives to our wise government that puts the People of Determination on top of its priorities.
His Excellency Ahmed Julfar
His Excellency Ahmed JulfarDirector General of the Community Development Authority in Dubai
Dubai Customs was among the first to exempt people of determination from customs duties on medical equipment and goods, following the cabinet federal decree. Dubai Customs participation in AccessAbilities Expo was very positive because it was a chance to learn about the latest and most advanced technologies which serve people of determination. These smart solutions are intended to help people of determination live a natural life, rely on themselves and integrate them into work and schools.
His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih
His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob MusabihDirector of Dubai Customs
The new technologies and scientific solutions to be showcased at the AccessAbilities Expo will enable People of Determination to perform their functions in a manner appropriate to their nature.
This will make it easier for the People of Determination to be fully integrated into the community.
It will also stimulate the institutions concerned and participants to better understand the needs of People of Determination and provide innovative and smart solutions.
His Excellency Khalifa Bin Darrai
His Excellency Khalifa Bin DarraiExecutive Director of Du bai Corporation for Ambulance Services
We’ve made many achievements to empower and serve People of Determination. This is in line with the National Policy for Empowering People of Determination and the implementation of the initiative, My Community… A City for Everyone, launched by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, to transform Dubai into a friendly city by 2020 by supporting and strengthening the Emirate’s efforts in empowering People of Determination.
His Excellency Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri
His Excellency Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al MarriCommander – in – Chief of Dubai Police
The RTA has awarded the contract for the development of three stations on the Dubai Metro’s Red Line, as part of a five – year integrated plan to develop the Metro stations and improve the infrastructure around the Metro stations and Maritime transport to enhance the integration of various means of transport, to achieve customers happiness and improve the experience of pedestrians and bicycle users in addition to providing a safe and easy transportation environment for People of Determination.
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer
His Excellency Mattar Al TayerDirector General and Cha irman of the Board of Directors
We pay great attention to our customers and employees, through programs and initiatives that comply with international best practices and standards. During its participation, DEWA showcased technology solutions, smart services and initiatives and programs that we provides to support the People of Determination. DEWA is the first government agency in the UAE to launch Asher initiative and has developed its website and smart application to facilitate information access to People of Determination.
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Al TayerManaging Director of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority
We’re proud to be associated with AccessAbilities as it showcases technologies and services that will impact the lives of specially-abled people focusing on spreading happiness in all segments of society. With Etisalat’s long-term focus and strategy on ‘Driving the Digital Future’ we aim to get the best in technologies and services from across the world for all our subscribers that will improve their lives, integrate them in the society and enable them to overcome their daily challenges.
Dr. Ahmed bin Ali
Dr. Ahmed bin Ali Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications of Etisalat Group
Our participation in the Expo was a very successful and fruitful event. Our participation included the display of a smart platform that provides education and rehabilitation services to the Ministry’s centres for the People of Determination. The expo has contributed towards enhancing the knowledge and benefit from the experiences of the participating international companies with the most important technologies and smart solutions to support the lives of People of Determination.
H.E. Wafaa Sulaiman
H.E. Wafaa SulaimanDirector of the Department of Welfare and Rehabilitation of People of Determination (MOCD)
Technology has been playing a significant role in various ways toward improving the lives of People of Determination. Last year, during our participation in the AccessAbilities Expo, we explored the latest assistive technology from across the world and this year we look forward to more.
The latest innovations in technology and services give access to better learning and enable the People of Determination to function much more independently.
Majid Abdulla Al Usaimi
Majid Abdulla Al UsaimiMember of Dubai Executive Council & Executive Director of Dubai Club for People of Determination
The Hashemite Kingdom has several achievements in the field of empowering People of Determination through the development of laws and legislations that guarantee their rights and access to an open life away from isolation, exclusion and restriction. Jordan has put accessible tourism under the spotlight and has started to implement model initiatives that includes all the tourist and health facilities for the People of Determination in the cities of Aqaba and Petra and the Abdali.
His Royal Highness Prince Mired bin Zaid
His Royal Highness Prince Mired bin Zaid President of the Higher Council for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (HCD), Jordan
The AccessAbilities Expo is a global platform that confirms the status of the United Arab Emirates in caring for the People of Determination and highlighting their achievements and aspirations. Our participation in the 3rd edition of the AccessAbilities Expo was aimed at building relationship with the international participants and at the same time publicizing the efforts of the government to make Abu Dhabi a friendly city for People of Determination.
His Excellency Dr. Mugheer Al Khaili
His Excellency Dr. Mugheer Al Khaili Head of Community Development Department, Abu Dhabi
The Expo is an important event in the world and I was keen to visit it every year from America. When I started implementing the project of Sanad Village in the Sustainable City of Dubai, I decided to announce it through the Expo. The interaction we had with various governmental and private entities and their interest in the Sanad project, during our participation in the Expo, has exceeded our expectations by far, and I was very pleased with the volume of public turnout at our Stand whether for work, support or inquiry.
Dr. Muhannad Fraihat
Dr. Muhannad FraihatFounder and President of Sanad Village
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Conferences and Features

Accessabilities Expo 2021 will feature a number of conferences and activities which will provide our attendees with maximum learning and networking opportunities.

Join one of our leading regional conferences and event features as a sponsor, speaker or delegate.

Dubai Accessible Tourism International Summit (DATIS)




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DATIS is the only international platform in the MENASA to highlight and discuss the legislations, policies and requirements of tourists with disabilities. It highlights the challenges they face while traveling in relation to infrastructure, transportation and communications and other equally important and socially-relevant issues. DATIS-2021 will be held from 22 to 23 November, with officials and government officials and international experts speaking out about the ground realities and ways to make all cities friendly for tourists of determination.

Knowledge Hub

The Knowledge Hub in its three days run will see over 30 experts from the exhibiting companies and Special Needs Centers sharing their innovations with key buyers and participants and discussing vital topics dealing with empowerment, employment and technology and their role in supporting People with Disabilities.

Activity Area

Recreational activities like yoga, mixed martial Arts and Brain Dance for children with Special Needs will be featured at the exhibition.

Sports Arena

The 800-square-metre Sports Arena celebrates the sporting talent, achievements and contributions of People of Determination, their families and well-wishers.   The Arena will showcase how Adaptive Sports makes life better and happier for people suffering from a variety of physical and intellectual disabilities.

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Sales Contact

Fahed Mohammed

Mobile: +971 56 961 0407

Phone: +971 4 409  6898

Email:accessabilitiesexpo@naddalshiba.com

  

International Sales

Kuwait

Alanoud Sanhat Awadh Alharbi

M: +965 66050007  

E: al_anood2002@hotmail.com

 

Italy

Excellence International Consultancy for Information and Investment

Stefano Colletta

Marketing Manager

M: +39 348 070 77 46

and

Maria Grazia Marchi

Healthcare  Manager

M: +39 348 80 90 962

Email: marchimg@gmail.com

China

Beijing Webo Exhibitions Co., Ltd.

Robin Chen

Sales Director

T: +86 10-53512068

M: +86 18911105711

E: chenbin@weboexpo.com

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How to get to AccessAbilities Expo

Halls 4, 5 & 6

Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai


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Doors are open from 9:30 am – 6:00 pm