Everything you need to know about getting to the show, from travel and visas to metro timings and parking.
Plan your trip
Are you having a hard time trying to plan your trip to Light Middle East?
Book your travel arrangements through our in-house Travel and Hospitality Desk and avail of our special packages. For more information regarding visa enquiries, flight bookings and hotel reservations, please contact our travel desk.
TRAVEL AND HOSPITALITY DESK
Messe Frankfurt Middle East GmbH
P.O. Box 26761, 14th Floor, The H Office Tower
Number One Sheikh Zayed Road,
Tel: +971 4 38 94 500 / 646
Fax: +971 4 35 85 511
Do you need a visa to come to Light Middle East?
Our International Sales Partners will be happy to assist you. Locate and click on your home country and contact us by using the information given. Your contact person will be able to provide you with expert assistance.
Contact our International Sales Partners If you cannot locate your home country from the list linked above, please contact our in-house Travel Desk in Dubai for your travel needs. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that some Nationalities will be granted their single entry visa free of charge upon arrival in the United Arab Emirates, and do not need to apply for a visa in advance. For the list of these Nationalities and other visa related information please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For the latest information, also check with your airline and regional UAE embassy or consulate.
- Download the visa form (docx, 58 KB)
Our in-house Travel and Hospitality Desk offers you special accommodation packages that are close to the fairground in Dubai. For more information regarding visa enquiries, flight bookings and hotel reservations, please contact our Travel and Hospitality Desk!
- Download the travel package here (pdf, 984 KB)
Once in Dubai, travel is easy with the availability of various public transport options: taxi, bus, or the most preferred method of transportation – the Dubai Metro.
Dubai Taxi Corporation’s fleet of approximately 3,800 vehicles will ensure that you find a taxi at any time of the day to take you anywhere you want to reach in Dubai. Call them on +9714 208 0808 to make bookings on your days of travel. For more information, please visit their website.
In case you are driving to the exhibition at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, free open parking lots are available close to the exhibition halls. Highlighted by circles in the map are the 4 free open parking lots P1.a, P1.b, P1.c and P2 along with multi-storey paid parking options.
- View the venu and parking map (pdf, 166 KB)
Things to do in Dubai
The landscape is such that in a single day you can experience everything from rugged mountain climate to the beauty of the rolling desert dunes, and from the vibrancy of green parkland to the sparkling turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf.
An unmissable experience for your taste buds awaits you with the vibrant dining scene in Dubai. Food connoisseurs can experience genuine Arabic hospitability and sample the best of local and international cuisine.
Check out more options here
The options for sightseeing and activities in Dubai are vast and varied. Whether you’re into superstructures or desert dunes, there is something to keep you entertained.
If you like to shop you are in the right place! There are endless options depending on what you are looking for, however, for an impressive, all under 1 roof experience, a trip to the Dubai Mall is recommended. It is after all the biggest in the world. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, it probably doesn’t exist! You can reach the Dubai Mall from the Trade Center either by using the metro, or a short ride by taxi (approx. 3 Euro fee).
Shopping in Dubai
Some say that this city comes to life at night and there certainly is no shortage of options, ranging from intimate bars to unwind and chat to colleagues and new business contacts to energising clubs where you can really blow away the cobwebs!