1/3 of the world’s population lives within 4 hours of Dubai
INDEX is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates – considered by many to be the business hub of the Middle East, Dubai is a strategic meeting point and is one of the world’s most globalized cities.
The United Arab Emirates is part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a unified collection of oil-rich Gulf monarchies – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Together they represent a population in excess of 50 million people and a GDP of over $1.665tr.
Did you know that 70% of Fortune 500 companies have their regional base in Dubai including companies such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, and Microsoft and it regularly tops the World Bank’s annual report for Ease of Doing Business in the Arab world? The United Arab Emirates offers companies that enter the market a unique opportunity to immerse itself amongst one of the most innovative and progressive countries in the world.
If you have never been to Dubai before- here is what you can expect in this extraordinary city.
A market you can't afford to ignore
The construction market across Dubai and the Middle East is unlike any other in the world, every type of building design, style and concept is present here. Building projects here encapsulate everything from sustainable to lavish, minimalistic to classical and uses every type of material you can imagine. The sky is the limit here. With that, it means the opportunities for suppliers of all types of interior products and solutions is infite. This is why so many businesses come to the Middle East and use INDEX events to launch themselves into the market.
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