Frequently Asked Questions

Visiting the show? From general participation information to details about the venue - find answers to your questions below.

Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East is the dedicated trade exhibition for the gifts, accent and lifestlyle in the Middle East. The trade show welcomes more than 5000 visitors through the doors of Dubai World Trade Centre to trade with 60 exhibitors over the course of 3 days

  • Retailers Including Home Interior, Department Stores & Hypermarkets
  • Specialty Retailers such as Florists, Garden, Dining & Gift Stores
  • Distributors & Wholesalers of Gifts, Dining and Home Interior Products
  • Importers/Exporters Gifts, Dining & Home Interior Products
  • Interior Designers, Decorators & Stylists
  • Procurement and Buyers For Home Interiors, Gifts, Dining Products and Finished Leather Goods such as Bags, Footwear & Leather Accessories

Register through the below link to gain access to the event. Online registration allows you to print your badge at home which is the only pass to attend the show. There will be NO badges issuance on-site, at the event. Please note that your badge will give you access to Gifts & Lifestyle as well. 

Register for your free badge

Entry is free to all trade visitors. The exhibition is only open to trade visitors. Individuals below the age of 16 will not be allowed to enter.

For health & safety purposes you are required to pre-register. There will be no onsite registration at the venue.

You can print a copy of your badge as it is attached to your badge email (this will be sent to you 2 weeks prior to the show).

Registration for the show is non-date specific. Once you have registered and have printed your ticket you are able to attend the show on any of the show open days and as many times as you wish.

Halls 2-4, Dubai World Trade Centre. More details of the venue can be found here. 

15 - 17 November 2022, 10am to 6pm.

Children under 16 are not allowed to attend the event as this is a trade only, and there are no facilities available to take care of your children while you visit the show. 

To find out more about how to get to Gifts & Lifestyle Middle, please see our venue page here

  • Happiness Street Parking Overflow A & B – Free
    Opposite Convention Gate and Novotel World Trade Centre
  • Happiness Street Multi-Storey Parking (covered) - Paid (AED 10 / hour)
    Opposite Convention Gate and Novotel World Trade Centre
  • Multi-Storey Car Park Level 3 – 6 (covered) - Paid (AED 10 / hour)
    Behind Sheikh Rashid Hall
  • Sheikh Rashid Tower Multi-Storey Parking (covered) – Paid (AED 10 / hour)
    Next to Sheikh Rashid Tower
  • Arena Plaza Valet Parking (open) - Paid (AED 55 for first 2 hours and AED 20 per succeeding hour)
    Beside Arena Hall / Hall 1 / Za'abeel 3
  • Za'abeel Plaza Parking (open) - Paid (AED 55 for first 2 hours and AED 20 per succeeding hour)
    Beside Za'abeel Halls 4-6
  • Exhibition Plaza Parking (open) - Paid (AED 55 for first 2 hours and AED 20 per succeeding hour)
    Across Ibis World Trade Centre

Dubai World Trade Centre is situated in the heart of Dubai with a number of hotels options around. Click here to view options closest to the venue

Wi-Fi may be purchased directly from DWTC by accessing

Yes, seminars are free to attend. Your badge will provide you access, no additional registration is required. The schedule will be published on the website and app closer to the show. 

Our travel desk will be able to assist you with your enquiry

Additional you can visit the government website for more information 

Unfortunately we cannot issue personal/individual letters of invitation for visa purposes. Once you have registered via the show website you will receive a confirmation email which may be sufficient for visa application.

Yes, wearing masks in the UAE is mandatory for all in public places.

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