What is Expo Centre Sharjah?

Expo Centre Sharjah is the United Arab Emirates’ purpose-built international convention exhibition centre and events organiser with more than four decades’ experience in delivering world-class events. It is the exhibition wing of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

What are the advantages of exhibiting in Sharjah?

Sharjah, a bustling city famed for its culture, heritage, tourist attractions and a strong industrial base, is the third largest of the seven emirates of the UAE. Sharjah is home to one-third of all manufacturing establishments in the UAE and contributes about half of the country’s gross industrial output. One of the most diversified economies in the region, it has a model industrial area, including infrastructure projects for utilities that are provided at very reasonable rates. Labour and accommodation costs are also low in Sharjah compared to the other emirates.

What is the gross exhibition space available at Expo Centre Sharjah?

We offer 40,000 sqm of exhibition floor space (Indoor 28,000 sqm / Outdoor 12,000 sqm). All main exhibition halls are column-free with a ceiling height of 10 metres. We also have separate meeting rooms for corporate events.

How many halls do Expo Centre Sharjah have?

We have six halls of 4,000 square metres each. Two halls can be interconnected to make it 8,000 square metres.

What is the size of each hall?

4,000 square metres.

What is the rental per hall per day?

Dhs 56,000 for bare space.

What is the rental per day for move-in and move-out days?

Dhs 56,000 per day

Do you have outdoor exhibition space?

Expo Centre Sharjah features over 6,000 sqm of tiled outdoor exhibition space, ideal for exhibitions involving heavy machinery and equipment.

Can marine events be held at Expo Centre Sharjah?

Yes. Expo Centre Sharjah is the only exhibition venue in the region fronting the sea, making it ideal for marine-related events.

Does Expo Centre Sharjah have a hotel?

Yes. Expo Centre has a 200-room four-star hotel -- Novotel Sharjah Expo. Located within a stone’s throw away from Expo Centre Sharjah, it is equipped with a business centre, meeting rooms and workstations. All rooms have unbeatable facilities and 55" 4k TV. The hotel offers 2 great restaurants, including Tahi Arabic restaurant.

Close to the venue, we also have the five-star hotel – Pullman Sharjah, with 180 stylish rooms and suites, two restaurants, a pool bar and 11 event spaces. A dedicated spa and wellness facility, this 5-star Sharjah hotel is a place to inspire the mind and recharge the body.

Both hotels enjoy an excellent location, just off Dubai border, with only 15 min' drive from Dubai International Airport, 20 min from Sharjah International Airport and just a few minutes' drive from all the leisure locations.

How accessible is Expo Centre Sharjah?

Both Dubai and Sharjah international airports are less than 20 minutes away. Besides, Expo Centre Sharjah is centrally located in Sharjah.

How can I book space?

To participate in any of our shows, fill up and submit the booking form available on the website of the individual trade show that you wish to take part or place an enquiry. You can also contact the show management team.

How much does it cost to exhibit?

It varies depending on the event, booth size and exhibit products. Most details are provided on the event's individual website. Please feel free to contact us for an estimate.

What is the minimum size of a stand?

Under Shell Scheme, the minimum stand size is 12 square metres. This includes rear and side walls, carpet, 4 spotlights, 1 x 13amp electrical socket, company name on fascia in English, a table, two chairs and a wastebasket. For bare space, the minimum stand size is 36 square metres.

Can we choose booth location?

Yes, please liaise with the respective event teams for the same.

How do I book accommodation?

Please visit the “Travel-Desk” section on the website for all your travel, visa & accommodation requirements.

What are the visa procedures?

Please visit the “Travel-Desk” section on the website for all your travel, visa & accommodation requirements.

How are goods cleared at the ports/airports?

We have our official ground / freight handling agents, who will take care of all your cargo and re-shipment requirements. Please check with the event team, for more details.

Where are goods stored?

The official freight forwarder will take care of all your storage requirements.

What are the payment modes?

Payment can be done by telex transfers, bank transfers, cash, cheques or demand drafts (cheques or demand drafts for local clients only) and credit cards (credit card payments by special request only).

What is the deadline for submission of application form and other forms?

For deadline of submission of space application form, please contact the respective event team. Submission of basic requirements of the company participation should be received 45 days prior to the event.

What are the services included in the rental?

General lighting in the hall and hall air-conditioning.

What are the daily rental hours?

The rental is valid from 9 am to 10 pm.

Are security and cleaning included in the rental?


Is Wi-Fi available inside the exhibition halls?

Yes, subject to a minimal fee.

Do you host any other events?

Yes, all events at Expo Centre Sharjah are listed on our website under the events calendar.

Can things be delivered to an exhibitor during an event?

Yes. By opting the door-to-door service / courier.

When addressing courier deliveries, please be sure to use the complete address:

Name of event:
Name of company:
Hall No/Stand No:
Expo Centre Sharjah
PO BOX 3222, Opp. Al Arab Mall, Al Taawun, Sharjah, UAE

Is parking facility available?

On-site parking slots for over 1,600 vehicles is available within the premises, of which the multi-storey car park has a capacity of 1200 vehicles.

Does Expo Centre Sharjah have a newsletter?

Yes, we have event-specific newsletters.

Does Expo Centre have a prayer room?

Yes, there are separate prayer rooms dedicated to men and women.

Does Expo Centre Sharjah handle visitor promotion?

Yes, please visit the Expo Marketing Services section on our website for more details.

Does Expo Centre Sharjah offer stand building services?

Yes, please contact a member from the Operations team on 06 577 0000

Does the centre have ATM machines?


What are the additional services that you provide?

Floor planning and AutoCAD services, audio-visual supplies and services, freight forwarding and storage, exhibition and floor management, banking & foreign exchange services, cleaning services, security services, technical support, press releases and PR services, visitor registration system, branding opportunities, catering services and business and administration services including translation.

Where are information materials and brochures available?

All the information and brochures are available on the websites of individual trade shows. Alternatively, you can send us a mail on info@expo-centre.ae or call +971 (06) 5770000 requesting the brochure mentioning your complete contact details and your line of business.

Who can I contact if I have any further questions?

If you have any further questions, please contact us on the below.
Email: info@expo-centre.ae
Tel: +971 (06) 5770000 (Sunday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.)

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