By Neil King
Diaries at the ready: we find four of the best networking opportunities this month
When: 3-6 April
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
What’s it all about: Now taking place twice a year, this new spring edition of the consumer electronics retail platform. Here you can learn about and buy technology for your business, as well as meeting people behind the brands.
2. Middle East Film and Comic Con
When: 5-6 April
Where: Dubai International Marine Club
What’s it all about: If you’re involved in cult entertainment or pop culture, the MEFCC is a must-attend. Now in its second year, this convention brings together fans, artists, writers, and entrepreneurs within the field, and is the ideal place to meet likeminded people, gather ideas, and forge business ties.
3. 10th Leading CEO Conference
When: 10 April
What’s it all about: This day-long conference aims to give you the tools you need to understand and develop into the role of a CEO, as well as rubbing shoulders with some well established and experienced business leaders and winners of the conference’s CEO of the Year Awards.
4. Abu Dhabi International Sports Exhibition 2013
When: 9-12 April
Where: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
What’s it all about: One of the biggest sports trade shows in the region, ADISE offers local and international brands to showcase their products, and make contacts in the popular sector. Federations, clubs, marketing agencies, venues, event organizers, manufacturers, sponsors and more will be in attendance.