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Getting there

Join the region’s most comprehensive pharma gathering

CPHI Middle East

Prepare for your visit

Opening Hours

Opening Hours


10 December 2024: 09:00 - 18:00

11 December 2024: 09:00 - 18:00

12 December 2024: 09:00 - 17:00

Event Location

Event Location

Riyadh Front Exhibition & Convention Center

Plan your travel & accommodation in advance to maximise your time at CPHI Middle East 2024.

Travel information

Before you arrive

Things to consider before arriving at CPHI Middle East

Hotel Reservation

Hotels around show dates tend to fill up quickly. In order to secure the best price for your hotel, we’ve teamed up with HotelMap to provide you with preferential rates at a variety of hotels within walking distance of the venue.

Need a visa?

All attendees will require a visa to enter the Kingdom. You can find is a list of existing visa type and information on the application process for each of them.


Business visa

The Business Visa is for exhibitors and sponsors only.

It is imperative that you apply for your business visa prior to travelling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

For visa invitation letter, please get in touch with [email protected].

If you are a citizen of GCC countries – (United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman), you will not need to apply for a business visa.


Tourist eVisa

All international visitors from eligible countries are required to apply for an eVisa to enter the Kingdom.

The eVisa will be a one-year, multiple entry visa, allowing tourists to spend up to 90 days in the country. 

The eVisa application form may take up to 72 hours to be accepted, so we advise you to apply for your eVisa as soon as you can to allow for possible delays and rejections.

  1. Click here to start your eVisa application process
  2. Complete the application form. You will need to provide personal information including full name, address, date of birth, passport details and travel plans*
  3. Pay the eVisa fee using a credit or debit card
  4. Once approved, you will receive the eVisa by email

*The information provided on the application form will be screened through several databases. It is essential that your passport details stated on the application match the passport used to travel, otherwise the eVisa will not be valid.

When completing your eVisa, in the reason for travel box, please advise that you will be visiting CPHI Middle East 2024

Travelling to the venue

Parking note: Visitor regular parking will be available on first-come, first-served basis.


Riyadh’s taxi service is convenient and easy to use. Simply call 920003090 and a driver will be dispatched as soon as possible. App based taxi and ridesharing services are available in Riyadh.

Use the mobile app to book a trip and select the type of car you would like to ride in. Drivers can be ordered for immediate pick-up or you can schedule a ride ahead of time. You can pay for your trip using cash or credit card.

Download the apps here: Careem Uber

Careem discount:

Taking a taxi to CPHI Middle East?

Use code "CPHI24" and avail 100% discount for a maximum of 50 SAR.

Valid on rides to and from Riyadh Front Exhibition and Conference Center, from 10 - 12 December 2024


Riyadh has a variety of restaurant options. Click here to read more about some of the best restaurants the city has to offer.