Travel information

Event location

Opening hours

16 September     10:00 - 17:00
17 September     10:00 - 17:00
18 September     10:00 - 16:00

Local time

The local time zone is GMT +4

Visa Invitation Letter

Useful Travel Info

International visitors might require a VISA to enter the UAE. Don’t leave this too late – it takes time to arrange a visa. We can support your application by providing you a VISA invitation letter*. Please verify on the UAE government portal if you need a visa.

* To apply for a visa invitation letter a registration key is required which you will receive in your confirmation email after pre-registering to attend CPhI Middle East & Africa. Haven’t pre-registered for the event yet? Get your free ticket here.

Useful Information


Whether you are planning a visit to Abu Dhabi or are already in the Emirate, this section provides a host of useful information to help you make the most of your time here.

Preferential Airfares

Flight Special Airfares

We are proud to announce that we have chosen SkyTeam as our Official Alliance Network for air travel. Our registered Global Meetings event offers you attractive airfares, which will benefit you with up to 15% discounts and no fee for your online bookings. Book through the link here or go to Skyteam Global Meetings and enter Promocode: 4060S