Official Exchange Rate
US $1.00 = UAE Dirham (AED) 3.673
[Note: Foreign Exchange outlets in Dubai offer AED 3.65 = US $1.00 (a good rate). Most Dubai hotels offer between AED 3.55 - 3.60 to US$1.00
UAE country code: +971 Dubai city code: 4 Etisalat Mobile code: 50 Du Mobile code: 55
U.S. and the UAE Time Difference
9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time is equivalent to 6:00 p.m. Dubai time.9:00 a.m.
Pacific Standard Time is equivalent to 9:00 p.m. Dubai time.
Sunday - Thursday for the government sector, and some private companies Saturday- Thursday (half day) for most private sector entities.
Weather in late February
Temperatures: balmy with average: Highs 75‑85 F Lows 65‑75 F
Taxis are metered.
Taxi Fares: Dubai Airport to any of our show hotels is approximately AED 40-45. ($11-$12). Taxi fares from our show hotels to the Dubai World Trade Center and Conference Hall (show site) are no more than AED 20 ($5.5).
Nearly all international car rental companies operate in Dubai. Vehicles are available, but pricey. Book early to ensure you are booking a vehicle of your choice.
U.S. and E.U. citizens do not need a visa if staying less than 30 days. Upon arrival to Dubai, request a "Gratis" entry visa at immigration.
It is recommended that during the Show formal business attire is worn by the exhibitors. Normal attire could be worn in Dubai. Avoid extravagant or revealing clothes.
More information on Dubai may be found on Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing website.