DUBAI / Emirates Business
Under the patronage HE Dr Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime, Breakbulk Middle East (BBME), the largest breakbulk and project cargo event in the GCC, will return to the UAE on February 25-26, 2020. This will mark the second consecutive year that the comprehensive two-day conference and exhibition is held in the Emirate of Dubai. The 5th annual edition will strategically take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre Venue, offering a convenient location of the assembly to a wide range of the Middle East region’s key players and top decision-makers.
DP World, UAE Region will be the official host port of BBME2020 for the second consecutive time.
Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director of DP World, UAE Region, said, “We are pleased to be partnering with Breakbulk Middle East again in their efforts to bring together our region’s industry leaders. We believe that within a short span of five years, Breakbulk Middle East has established itself as an ideal network platform for port operators, carriers, shippers, forwarders and heavy-lift logistics specialists. With Dubai consistently elevating its stature as one of the top maritime hubs in the world, Breakbulk Middle East has given the industry a strong sense of confidence in its ability to contribute to this vision. We look forward to the upcoming edition of BBME 2020, which will effectively build upon the success achieved so far.”
Over 3400 attendees and 1700 companies attended last year’s edition, justifying the decision for BBME to make a repeat appearance in Dubai.
Commenting on the value of choosing to carry out the event in Dubai for the second consecutive time, Ben Blamire, the event’s Commercial Director explained, “Dubai’s hospitable business climate makes the UAE one of the most attractive destinations for conducting business.