Exhibitor Manual


The Exhibitor Manual for Breakbulk Middle East 2022 outlines all the details that will help you to have the most productive exhibiting experience. There can be a lot to do, but the information provided will help you plan your participation in a timely, cost-effective manner. The COVID-19 Exhibitor Guidance is a comprehensive set of guidelines for exhibitors that set out new or enhanced measures that we are advising all exhibitors should take or seriously consider, in order to protect themselves and their staff. Please read this guidance carefully as some of the new measures set out are mandatory and failure to comply could result in prohibition from entering the venue.

These guidelines must be used in conjunction with this Exhibitor Manual.

Before placing your orders, please click below to read the important documentation below concerning your exhibit.

Local COVID-19 Information
DWTC Operating Guidelines
Emirates Information​
Visit Dubai
United Arab Emirates' Government Portal

General Information:
DWTC Health and Safety Rules and Regulations
DWTC Contractor Guidelines

GES Logistics Manual (Coming soon)
Freight & Material Sanitisation Form​

Space Only

Appointed Contractor Form
Risk Assessment
Method Statement

For Space Only Drawings, Method Statements, and Risk Assessments have to be sent to Essential Events.

Lynn Hanstock.
E: info@essentialevents.co.uk
T: +44 (0) 1926 470 100

For décor questions, electricity and carpet orders or technical assistance, please contact our general contractor/stand builder, GES at breakbulk@ges.com. All ordering information is available in the GES Online Ordering System - https://ordering.ges.com/000703484.
If you have any further questions please contact breakbulksupport@breakbulk.com.

EXHIBITOR LISTING FORM (XLSX) (Please send completed forms and logos to breakbulksupport@breakbulk.com)

Your photos on display at Breakbulk Middle East 2022! We want to show off your exceptional work at the event and a great way to do this is by using cargo/transport photos around the exhibition floor. If you have photos you'd like us to consider, please submit to our marketing director Leslie Meredith at Leslie.Meredith@breakbulk.com. Photos must be hi-resolution, which means at least 2000 pixels wide—the bigger, the better! Be sure to include location of where photo was taken. All photos will display a photo credit with your company name.

Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Saeed Hall 1
Sheikh Zayed Rd
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Please note that Breakbulk Middle East is now taking place in new halls – Sheikh Saeed Hall 1. Kindly note that we no longer have free parking at the venue.



Exhibitor Move-in/Build Up

  • Sunday, 30 January 2022: 08:00 – 20:00 Contractor Only Move-in (Space Only Stands)
  • Monday, 31 January 2022: 08:00 – 20:00 Exhibitor & Contractor Move-in/Build-up Exhibitors with shell scheme provided by GES may enter for build-up during this time.

All exhibitors/contractors must be done decorating and exit the exhibition hall by 20:00.

Exhibition Hall & Event Dates

  • Tuesday, 1 February 2022: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Wednesday, 2 February 2022: 10:00 – 16:00

Exhibitor Move-out/Breakdown

  • Wednesday, 2 February 2022: 16:00 – 20:00 – Shell Scheme Stands, 16:00 – 22:00 Space Only Stands
  • Thursday, 3 February 2022: 08:00 – 12:00 (Midday) Space Only Stands

PLEASE NOTE: All exhibitors and space only contractors must clear the exhibit hall of all goods by 12:00 (midday) on Thursday, 3 February, as the organiser cannot be held responsible for any items left unattended after this time.


Exhibitors planning to transport their goods through an international courier are advised to use the services of our official contractor GES Logistics.

If you are intending to have goods delivered to your stand it is important that you arrange for a representative of your company to be at your stand to receive them. Neither the Organisers, DWTC nor GES Logistics can accept delivery of any goods and also cannot accept responsibility for any goods delivered to unmanned stands.

If you need to have something delivered to your stand, or you are using a courier to make a delivery, we strongly advise to send them by recorded delivery or registered post. Any such items should then be signed for personally by exhibitors.  Please arrange to have your packages addressed as follows and we will direct deliveries to your stand.

Please ensure all boxes and packages are labelled for delivery as per the following:

Exhibiting Company Name & Stand Number
Contact Name & Mobile Number
Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai
United Arab Emirates
P.O. Box 9292

Please note: Hyve Group / DWTC / GES cannot receive any deliveries on behalf of the exhibitor.

If you wish to have your package arrive in Dubai before the show, please contact GES Logistics.


Hotel accommodations have been arranged for all visitors and exhibitors during Breakbulk Middle East 2022. Please visit the Hotel Accommodations page for more information.