Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry is the licensing arm of the Dubai Association Centre. There are a number of requirements that must be fulfilled in order to register under DAC. For a list of these requirements, please read the Association Registration Requirements document.
Once all the necessary documents have been submitted to Dubai Chamber, the licensing process will take an estimated 4-6 weeks however; please note that this may take longer should any additional information be requested.
Once your association has been successfully registered under DAC, Dubai Chamber is pleased to offer you the below additional benefits and services:
For further information on the above services please contact Rami Muhanna at Dubai Chamber on Tel : +971 4 202 8506 or Email: email@example.com
The Dubai Association Centre is located in the historic Sheikh Rashid Tower at the centrally located Dubai World Trade Centre.
Sheikh Rashid Tower
While the skyline now boasts taller buildings, Dubai’s first skyscraper maintains its status as an important regional and international hub.
Formerly Trade Centre Tower, the first property opened for business in 1979. In fact, the iconic Sheikh Rashid Tower even adorns the Dirham 100 note—a fitting tribute to the city’s incredible financial growth and the role Dubai World Trade Centre has played in its success.
Current tenants include FedEx, General Motors, Lufthansa, UOP Honeywell, IIR Middle East, MCI and the Japanese, Turkish and Swiss Consulates.
The Dubai Association Centre is located on Level 7 in Sheikh Rashid Tower. The rental rate is AED 220 per sq. ft. per annum and the Centre offers numerous furnished office options ranging from 195 – 420 sq. ft. and accommodating anything from one to five desks.
The services offered within the serviced office packages are:
Other Tenant Services
Other Terms & Conditions
Visas and HR Services if required*
Other services that Dubai Association Centre can provide are:
* Please note there is a fee for the above services.
For further information on the serviced office packages and rates, please contact Karen Smith, Director – International Sales Venues, Dubai World Trade Centre on Tel: + 971 4 308 6903 or Email: Karen.Smith@dwtc.com
Need some extra help? Associations can work with any AMC they wish however; our Strategic Partner MCI provides a range of Association Management Services. Please contact us for an introduction.
MCI offers the following services:
For further information on MCI please contact Ajay Bhojwani, Deputy Managing Director, MCI Middle East LLC
Tel: +971 4 311 6300 or Email: Ajay.Bhojwani@mci-group.com
Dubai Business Events (DBE) is the official convention bureau for Dubai. As a division of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing the main goal of DBE is to establish Dubai as a premier business event destination by promoting the destination and attracting international meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions that can help grow economic development, jobs and knowledge creation in the Emirate.
DBE’s team consists of 15 professionals with highly specialized knowledge about Dubai who offers free and impartial advice, guidance and support to international business event organizers in planning international meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions in the Emirate.
DBE offers a full spectrum of convention and event planning services. There is no charge for the services and you have full control over how much involvement you want or need. DBE partner with hundreds of hotels, venues, PCOs, DMCs and other service providers in Dubai, representing the best the city has to offer.
As a member of BestCities Global Alliance, Dubai Business Event commit to deliver the world’s best service experience for organizers of international business events.
Below are some of the services that Dubai Business Events can provide to associations established at Dubai Association Centre:
For further information on the above please contact Steen Jakobsen, Director, Convention and Business Tourism
Dubai Convention & Events Bureau, Tel: +971 4 282 1111 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please find below a list of associated fees for the services of setting up an association under DAC.
Licensing and Registration AED 5000.00 (per annum)
Rental of Office Space AED 220.00 (per sq. ft. per annum)
New Employee Visa Costs:
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|New Family Visa Costs:|
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*refers to issue a residence visa to an individual either on visit visa or another residence visa