10th – 12th December 2006


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• The 4th Middle East Natural and Organic Exhibition were held AT the

Dubai International Convention Centre and it attracted (over 6000

trade visitors). The exhibition was inaugurated by HE Humaid

Mohamed Al Qutami, the UAE’s Minister of Health.

• Natural And Organic Show enables exhibitors to market their

products and services in Dubai and the entire region. 35% of

registered visitors came from Dubai, 15% from Abu Dhabi and the

other Emirates and 30% from Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf

states. Visitors from other countries included significant numbers

from Europe, India and Iran.

• More than 300 international exhibitors taken part in the fourth

Middle East Natural & Organic Products Expo (MENOP 06) taking

place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from December 10-12.At

least 30 countries was represented at the event with national

pavilions from Italy, Germany, France, USA, India, New Zealand,

GCC, Australia, and Korea. Participants at this year’s are up 100

per cent in three years and indicative of the soaring global growth

in organic products markets.

• Natural And Organic exhibitor reaction was very favourable with

many comments referring to the high quality of visitors along with

positive reaction to the select audience from the region. Press

comment indicated the great success of the event.

• The survey conducted at the conclusion of the exhibition indicated

that exhibitors achieved the majority of their objectives with 55%

indicating that they will participate at the 2007 event. There was

strong satisfaction with visitor quality and a demand to increase the

number of public in the last day of the show.

• The Natural and Organic sector in the Gulf remains very buoyant

with reports indicating that high growth will continue given the high

occupancy levels being achieved and the high level of awareness

shifting the natural and organic from fashion to a way of life.

• Natural and Organic will be held in Dubai from 15th December –

17th December 2007. Given the potential success of the show and

the prospective expansion at the venue, companies wishing to

exhibit at the December exhibition should contact the organisers as

soon as possible.


Natural and Organic exhibition, which was opened on the 10th of

December 2006, is the region’s premier platform for the Natural

and Organic products, since 4 years the show is growing with the

growing demand on such profile and our continues effort to support

the industry to achieve its goals in the region. The 4th edition

occupied Hall 2 at the Dubai International Convention Centre and

was held alongside the Al fares in Hall 3 and Hall 4, during the last

day of the show the Dubai Jewellery show was opened.

Visitors to Natural and Organic totalled 6000. The regional analysis

of visitors is summarised in the table below:-

Dubai 1271

Abu Dhabi 556

Other Emirates 450

Total UAE 2322

Saudi Arabia 344

Kuwait 72

Bahrain 88

Qatar 52

Oman 40

Other Gulf Countries 150


India 390

Iran 185

Europe 156

Other Countries 850

Pre Registered visitors450

VIPs 150

Sub TOTAL 2181

TOTAL 5249

• Over 56% of registered visitors to the show came from

outside the Dubai Emirate. This demonstrated the effectiveness of

the advertising and public relations campaigns in generating

visitors from throughout the region.

• More importantly than the visitor numbers was the general

consensus from the exhibitors that the visitor quality was very good

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