Social Program

Welcome Dinner



There will be a  Welcome Dinner on 23rd November, sponsored by ExxonMobil.  This prestigious event will signify the official opening to the 9th Annual GPCA Forum. All delegates are invited to arrive at the Events Arena from 19:00 for refreshments. Guests will then be addressed by Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun of the GPCA promptly at 20:00 before dinner is served.


Gala Dinner


The Gala Dinner will be held on 24th November and will be sponsored by Borouge. Delegates are invited to the Events Arena for an evening of networking and entertainment while enjoying the beautiful view of the Burj Al Arab. Refreshments will be served from 19:00 which will be followed by dinner.





Spouses and children are welcomed at the Madinat Jumeirah and there are plenty of activities to keep they entertained while delegates are busy networking or in session. Here are some examples of things to do:

Please note the Welcome and Gala dinners are only open to conference delegates, spouses will not be admitted.

Some activities maybe chargeable if you are not staying at the Jumeirah resort.