7-9 May 2018
Meydan Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Free Resources

Brochure - 4th Theme Parks and Entertainment Development Forum

Investments worth more than US$837 million in leisure and entertainment in the Middle East! Join visionaries leading the theme park, leisure and entertainment industry to capitalise on the huge investment opportunities. Senior stakeholders from General Entertainment Authority - Saudi Arabia, Al Hokair Group, Arabian Centres, Jeddah Economic Company, Architectural Heritage Society, IMG Worlds of Adventure, Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, Parques Reunidos Group, Zoo & Aquarium Public Institution in Al Ain, Global Village, King Abdullah Economic City and more have already confirmed to attend and discuss these investments. Download the brochure now!


Investing in Fun: Exploring The Rapid Development of Saudi Arabia’s Entertainment and Leisure Industry

Saudi Arabia is dynamically driving the creation of a revitalised and expanded leisure and entertainment industry. Download our report now to understand the key drivers behind this national and regional mega trend that represents investment opportunities worth hundreds of billions of dollars. Major projects explored include: The Red Sea Project, NEOM Mega City, Riyadh Entertainment City and the development of Saudi Arabia's cinema industry following the end of a 35-year national ban.

State of the market report: Leisure & entertainment industry in the Middle East

With a confirmed investment of over $350 billion dollars in the theme parks and attractions industry by 2020, it is evident that countries in the Middle East are stepping-up to become a world-class leisure and entertainment hub that can rival current market leaders. We have prepared a report on the leisure and entertainment industry in the region and take a look at some of the major projects, stakeholders involved, project highlights and an overview of the industry.


Theme Parks and Attractions Industry in the Middle East

With so many theme park projects developed and under planning in the Middle East - what makes this market so lucrative in the region?

Download this whitepaper now and gain insight into some of the notable projects in region, key drivers and success factors for theme parks in the Middle East.

Additional Event Information

Post-Event Report: 3rd Annual Theme Parks & Entertainment Development Middle East Summit

The 3rd Annual Theme Parks and Entertainment Development Summit attracted over 100 attendees from leisure, entertainment, and hospitality industries across the Middle East region. Download the post-event report to see a rough breakdown of attendees, the list of companies and what you can look forward to for the 4th edition.

Awards Nomination Form – 4th Theme Parks and Entertainment Development Forum

Celebrate an incredible year of advancements in the Middle East entertainment sector. Nominations are open for the regional entertainment awards. Download the awards nomination form to view the categories and ways to enter.

Agenda at-a-glance

Download the agenda at-a-glance now and get a quick glimpse into the topics and sessions to be covered during the event to find out what’s in store for you.


Transformation of the UAE into a Leading L&E Destination by Philip Shepherd, ME Leader, PwC

Led by PwC in 2016, this presentation highlights some of they key factors that has made UAE one of the leading L&E destinations globally.