The Institute for International Research (IIR) is part of Informa plc, the leading international provider of specialist information and services for the academic and scientific, professional and commercial business communities. Informa has more than 150 offices in more than 40 countries, employs over 9,000 staff globally and is the largest publicly owned organiser of conferences and courses in the world with an output of over 10,000 events annually.
For more than 35 years IIR has been the leader in facilitating business knowledge and skills delivered through cutting edge conferences, training programmes and industry led exhibitions.
Operating in the Middle East since 1993 we are the leading event organiser regionally. Key expertise allows us to identify trends ahead of the curve by responding quickly to market needs to bring global thought leaders and industry experts into the region.
IIR Conferences are renowned for getting to the heart of the matter. The relentless pursuit for excellence is reflected through the most competent of event researchers and managers, ensuring the latest schools of thought and lively debate. Featuring key industry experts and senior representatives from the worlds biggest and most forward looking organisations, you will hear from seasoned practioners who have the solutions to the challenges facing your business today.
Our training division is the leading and largest provider of training programmes across the region with more than 350 technical and core-skills performance improvement programmes spanning finance and banking, IT and telecoms, HR, Management, Health and Safety and marketing. Training programmes are delivered by leading industry practioners and expert consultants in a number of formats such as public training courses, distance learning, workshops and blended solutions.
IIR Exhibitions is the largest trade and consumer event business in the Middle East. Our current portfolio extends to over 40 large scale events across all industry areas - located from Dubai to Singapore, Abu Dhabi to Beijing, New York to Mumbai, and many more of the most established business hubs across the Globe. Running alongside our show brands you will find a vast array of conferences, training courses, publications, industry awards, market intelligence and networking functions.
IIR is serious about nurturing talent and providing a professional portfolio of skills that will take both you and your organisation to an optimum level of excellence.
IIR Conference Division
IIR Middle East's conferences will provide you with up-to-the-minute information in a practical, highly interactive environment. Covering every aspect of business from manufacturing to logistics, strategic planning to health and safety, information technology to marketing and sales, conferences are compiled using in-depth industry analysis.
You will learn and network with a host of regional and international experts through case studies, round table discussions, panel debates and academic sessions. Attending our conferences gives you the opportunity not only to learn, but to question, reason and discuss industry trends and best practices.
IIR Exhibitions Division
Welcome to IIR Exhibitions, the largest trade and consumer event business in the Middle East. Our head office is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where we employ over 250 dedicated event professionals.
Our current portfolio extends to over 40 large scale events across all industry areas - located from Dubai to Singapore, Abu Dhabi to Beijing, New York to Mumbai, and many more of the most established business hubs across the Globe. Running alongside our show brands you will find a vast array of conferences, training courses, publications, industry awards, market intelligence and networking functions.
As part of the Informa group we have access to a vast range of data, publications, market intelligence and leading minds across all business areas.
Hospital Build Exhibition & Congress - Middle East
Cityscape Saudi Arabia
Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress - Asia
Power Generation & Water Middle East
Abu Dhabi Medical Congress 2009
International Freight Week
Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress - Middle East
Cityscape Latin America
Cityscape NRI London
International Congress in Aesthetic, Anti-Aging Medicine & Medical Spa Middle East
Arab Health Exhibition & Congress 2010
IIR Managed Events is a specialist team within IIR Middle East tasked with delivering client driven business to business events with passion, intelligence and distinction.
In todays busy world, event-led experiences are considered the most direct way for people to connect, network and develop business. As specialists in event design, logistical planning, and event operations management, IIR Managed Events has the ability to produce a vast range of business events. We will create, develop, plan, administer and execute a particular event designed to meet your particular aims and objectives as well as enhancing your brand exposure and business development. We fully understand the systems, tools, techniques and skills that will work effectively to ensure your event is a unique, purpose built solution.
Whatever you need, we will work with you to achieve it. Our aim is to fully understand your business objectives and then translate these into a tailored event solution that will meet your exact requirements. Ultimately, IIR Managed Events approaches your project as if it were our own. Our unique offering is a complete spectrum of event experiences all delivered with passion, intelligence and distinction.
Types of events we organise
IIR Managed Events ability to set up and co-ordinate a diverse range of events from small select seminars to international congresses and exhibitions with many thousands of delegates is proven with over 30 years experience of event management. The types of business to business events we specialise in are:
Industry association, societies and business group conferences and meetings
Governments and other not-for-profit organisations conferences and meetings
Business and industry conferences, summits, seminars, exhibitions and meetings
Corporate product launches and updates
Group incentive meetings and conferences
Special events and activities such as golf days, charity functions, gala dinners, etc
Corporate board meetings, award ceremonies, retreats and off-site meetings
Customised Training Solutions
Customised Training Solutions are veterans of in-company training with a portfolio of experts unrivaled anywhere in the Middle East! In order to design training projects with real business impact linked to your corporate identities, choosing the right partner is vital for success. Our proven framework for analysing the business and training needs, (in collaboration with you!) allows us to get right to the heart of your requirements and puts you firmly in the driving seat!
The IIR experience gives you a superior training product with significant savings and is already in use with top tier institutions all over the Middle East. All it takes is a phone call for instant access to a wealth of experts in:
Business & Strategy
Management & Leadership
Personal & Professional Development
Finance & Accounting
I.T. & Telecoms
HR & Training
Industry & Healthcare
Health & Safety
Sales & Marketing