A Week in the Life of a Convention Attendee in Ras Al Khaimah

From team meetings to international summits, events in Ras Al Khaimah deliver warm group hospitality, breathtaking venues, and surreal excursions.


Meetings, conferences, and conventions in Ras Al Khaimah go above and beyond the boardroom. Our MICE team is committed to working with planners at every step to arrange unforgettable events of all sizes. 


A wide range of offerings and custom services for events means that no two events in Ras Al Khaimah are the same. Below is just one possibility to inspire planners with their sights set on the Event Emirate. 


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Day 1: Arrival


Events in Ras Al Khaimah start in style before attendees even set foot outside the airport. The Airport Concierge Services at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport extend a warm welcome, provide baggage assistance, and guide teams through fast-tracked routes for customs and immigration, ensuring a seamless entry into the Event Emirate.


Charter buses will be waiting to escort business travelers to their accommodations. Upon arrival at the Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Ras Al Khaimah’s premier MICE-ready all-inclusive resort, attendees will check in and unwind. With a stunning beach at their doorstep, comfortable rooms, and the indulgent Avitane Spa on-site, guests have ample opportunity to relax and rejuvenate. As the day winds down, dinner and live entertainment await at any of the hotel’s 14 restaurants and bars, offering a diverse culinary experience and vibrant ambiance for a memorable first evening.


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Days 2-3: Conference


After breakfast, limousines and charter buses will transport attendees to the Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center. With a capacity of 3,000 attendees across 4,500 square meters of indoor and outdoor facilities, this flexible venue is the only beachside conference center in the Middle East.

A full day of productive and memorable programs follows. The sky is the limit in Ras Al Khaimah for compelling and interactive panels, presentations, and masterclasses. The lineup may include immersive virtual reality exhibitions, influential seminars led by world experts, a sustainable closing reception, and the world’s second underwater panel — the first already took place in Ras Al Khaimah in 2023.





Day 4: A Day for Adventures


Before heading home, a full day of adventure begins at dawn with a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the desert. In baskets of up to 20 attendees, groups will soar above Ras Al Khaimah, taking in incredible views of rolling, red dunes, mangroves, and mountains. 


After their breathtaking aerial adventure, brunch will be served at 1484 By Puro, the UAE’s highest restaurant perched atop the country’s highest peak. Over coffee and breakfast food, attendees can enjoy panoramic mountain views and a perfect opportunity for both networking and relaxation.


Energized and ready for more adventure, participants will ride the world’s longest zipline, Jais Flight for another thrilling perspective of Ras Al Khaimah. Afterward, the afternoon transitions into an evening desert safari experience, where participants embark on a thrilling safari journey through the Arabian desert. The package experience includes dune bashing in four-wheel drive vehicles, wildlife sightings, camel trekking, and quad biking. As the day comes to a close, attendees gather under the starlit sky at a traditional Bedouin camp to indulge in authentic Arabian cuisine.





Day 5: Departure  


Saying goodbye to Ras Al Khaimah won’t be easy, but attendees can soak in their final moments at the resort’s white sand beach and take advantage of the all-inclusive luxury amenities before check-out. 


As departure approaches, attendees can rely on Airport Concierge Services for a smooth transition. Professionals will expedite the check-in process, guide the group through fast-tracked passport and customs procedures, and provide access to airport lounges for relaxation. Continuous flight monitoring ensures peace of mind, while assistance is available for upgrades or rebooking if needed. Finally, attendees will be personally escorted to their gate, ensuring a seamless departure from Ras Al Khaimah.


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