The Leisure Show

The Leisure Show

Time & Date


Event Type



Leisure, Sport and Travel


Trade Only

Organised By: DMG World Media Dubai

From the 18 to 20 September, the region’s premier exhibition for the leisure, sports, and resorts industry returns for its fifth edition. The Leisure Show 2017 is more than just an exhibition; visitors to the portfolio of hospitality events will witness live features, conferences, workshops, competitions and more as the show co-locates with The Hotel Show Dubai And Saudi Arabia, an integral part of the hospitality portfolio, as well as Gulfhost.

This year's edition features The FitHub, the trusted source for industry professionals to gain essential knowledge on the sports industry; the Global Wellness Trend Report; and the Nikki Beach reveal. The Leisure Show will also proudly present the Middle East Hospitality Awards on the second evening of the event as a celebration of excellence across the GCC’s diverse hospitality sector. Resorts, hotels and other leisure facilities that have demonstrated leading performance, innovation and excellence over the last year will be showcased during the ceremony, which will attract around 500 industry professionals and be held in a leading five-star venue in Dubai - a glittering evening of fine food, entertainment and celebration.

The winners in each of the 17 categories, from Luxury Hotel of The Year to Best Use of Technology (including the MEHA Lifetime Achievement Award), are selected by a panel of industry leaders. The Leisure Show also attracts leading brands in the market including buyers from worldwide resorts, sports and other leisure facilities, as well as serious decision makers from across the industry including Architects, Developers, Engineers, and many more, who attend the event to source new and innovative product and service solutions, stay in touch with the latest trends, network and do business.​

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