Apply to attend MEFTECH today

All delegate places are FREE of charge which includes entry into the exhibition, Keynote Theatre and Innovations Theatre as well as access to the meeting software to pre-arrange meetings.

To qualify as a visitor, the prospective participant must be an executive of a bank or financial institution operating within the MENA region. Technology vendors, consultants or suppliers to the financial industry may attend only as exhibitors or sponsors.

The process to register is quick and simple:

  1. Register your details with us to apply for your pass.
  2. Receive approval and confirmation of your registration from the organiser.
  3. Collect your badge upon your arrival at the venue.


Pre-Arrange Meetings at MEFTECH

We can help you find and connect with the exhibiting companies who matter the most to your bank or financial institution before the show.

Register online as a delegate and you will be automatically profiled into the Business Matchmaking Program.

Pre-register today and research the exhibitors to see what they have to offer.

Once you have pre-registered you will be added to the Business Matchmaking programme. Nearer to the event you will receive log in details and then based on your profile and areas of interest you will matched to MEFTECH exhibitors who can provide relevant services and solutions.

Our Business Matchmaking Team will then work to help you and confirm the meetings before and during MEFTECH so you can manage your time effectively.

Here is a diagram showing the stages to the Business Matchmaking software.


Travel and Hotels

Getting to Abu Dhabi
Situated half way between Tokyo and New York, Abu Dhabi’s geographical location ensures easy access from the world’s major trade centres. Business travellers can reach Abu Dhabi from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Shanghai, Cape Town or Moscow within eight hours.

The Abu Dhabi International Airport is well served by over 30 international airlines, including British Airways, Lufthansa, Gulf Air, Air France, Qatar Airways, Air India, Singapore Airlines, KLM and Cathay Pacific. Etihad Airways, the national airline of Abu Dhabi, now flies to more than 70 destinations across the globe.

On the ground, Abu Dhabi benefits from a highly efficient road system. Journey time from the international airport to the main business district averages just 20 minutes, and only 10–15 minutes for the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Where to stay
Traditional hospitality and the highest standards of modern-day luxury come together in Abu Dhabi to offer guests an unmatched accommodation experience. From luxurious seven-star hotels and stunning beach resorts to affordable international hotel chains, the emirate has an extensive variety of accommodation options to make you feel at home.

Hotels located within a 10-minute drive of the Exhibition Centre include:

  • Aloft Abu Dhabi **** (located at the exhibition centre)
  • Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi ***** (located at the exhibition centre)
  • Premier Inn *** (located at the exhibition centre)
  • Centro Capital Centre *** (located at the exhibition centre)
  • Novotel Al Bustan ****
  • Eastern Mangroves Hotel and Spa by Anantara *****
  • Holiday Inn Express ***
  • Park Rotana ****
  • Shangri La Hotel Qaryat al Beri *****
  • Traders Hotel ****
  • Fairmont Bab al Bahr *****

Our recommended travel agent for the event is Nasser Travel who can also assist with flights, transfer and visa arrangements.

Mark Reed

Tel: +971 (0)4 221 4998