All forum activities will take place at Al Habtoor Polo Resort in Dubai on 20 and 21 November 2019.  

Registration should be completed before the event to avoid disappointment. You can secure your place here.

You can visit the hotel website for more information here: 


For all delegates who are not staying at the hotel throughout the forum, we recommend taxi, Uber or Careem ride-hailing services as the best method of transport to and from the venue.  


To avail the discount at any of the hotels with the preferred rates secured by ICBA, just let them know you are taking part in the Global Forum on Innovations for Marginal Environments (GFIME) and they will give you access to the discounted rates.


There is a limited number of rooms available for a fixed discounted rate at the venue.

Hotel Name Location Single Room Occupancy Details
Al Habtoor Polo Resort Dubailand AED 520.00 (incl breakfast) Please contact directly hotel representative Mr. Inam Rahman.
Subject Line: GFIME discount
DL: + 971 4 435 4421
M: +971 50 6282912

Other Locations

Hotel Name Location Single Room Occupancy Studio Apartment One Bedroom Apartment   Two Bedroom Apartment
Abidos Hotel Dubailand     AED 350.00 net per night AED 35 charged per person for Breakfast AED 450.00 net per night
Arabian Park Hotel & Park Hotel Apartments Al Jaddaf AED 260.00   AED 470.00 AED 690.00
Radisson Blu Dubai Silicon Oasis   AED 378.20    
Premier Inn Dubai Silicon Oasis AED 269 (Room Only) AED 300 (BB)      


ICBA does not pay for or process visas for delegates. However, ICBA can provide an invitation letter to support your visa application only after you have paid your registration fee by credit/debit card or bank transfer. Before you can make the payment, you need to register and create your delegate profile on the website. You can follow the links to the payment options on your delegate profile. For more information about the types of visa and entry requirements for the UAE, please visit:

Please get in touch on our contact page for more information.  

Lunch and Refreshments 

Your delegate registration will include refreshments and coffee in the morning prior the beginning of each day as well as a buffet lunch provided to all attendees.  

Alternatively, there are food and beverage outlets at the venue that you can dine in and purchase from directly.