DUBAI , 7th February, 2023 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Academic Health Corporation and Chancellor of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, inaugurated the 27th edition of AEEDC Dubai 2023, the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition. The three-day event, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, brings together leading experts in dentistry and oral health from around the world.
The inauguration was attended by Awadh Seghayer Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA); Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of the Dubai Department of Economy and Tourism (DET); Lieutenant General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), Dubai; Amb. Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of the AEEDC Dubai and Global Scientific Dental Alliance, and Chairman of INDEX Holding; Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif, CEO of Dubai Academic Health Corporation; and several international dignitaries and dental industry professionals.
Ahmed bin Saeed and his accompanying delegation toured the exhibition, visiting the stands of numerous international companies and medical health authorities. He spoke with industry professionals from South Korea, Italy, Germany, Brazil, Switzerland, Turkiye, China, Spain, France, UAE, and other countries. He was briefed on their leading solutions and projects that support the dental and oral healthcare sector, which include upgrading diagnostic and treatment services.
More than 66,000 participants from 155 countries are expected to attend AEEDC Dubai 2023, which has earned the distinction of being ‘the largest annual scientific dental conference and exhibition in the world’.
Al Madani said, “AEEDC Dubai 2023 has expanded the conference and exhibition to cover all advancements in the dental world. The 27th edition, the largest in its history, will host leading dentists and professionals from across the globe. The conference promises a cutting-edge scientific programme, exciting announcements, and record deals on the exhibition floor.”
AEEDC Dubai 2023 features over 4,800 brands from 3,600 companies in the oral and dental health industry, with 70% of them being international. The conference includes specialised talks from 110 expert speakers, training courses, workshops, scientific posters, and student competitions showcasing research and case studies.
Dr. Tariq Khoory, Honorary Chairman of AEEDC Dubai, said, “AEEDC Dubai 2023 will continue to build on its impressive achievements to remain the world’s largest annual dental conference and exhibition. Experts from around the world have gathered in Dubai to examine the latest advancements in the dental industry, including essential tools and technologies that improve treatment processes.”
South Korea is the Guest of Honor at AEEDC Dubai 2023, a dental and medical conference and exhibition organised by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions. Over 130 Korean companies are participating in the event, occupying 3,000 sqm of exhibit space. South Korea is known for being a leading country in the medical device market, with a high number of dentists capable of performing implant surgery. Byung-Jun Moon, Consul General of South Korea in Dubai, expressed gratitude for the opportunity for Korean companies to expand their business worldwide.
AEEDC Dubai 2023 features a range of activities, including AEEDC Dubai Stars, a two-day event attended by celebrities and prominent personalities from the Arab world. The event is supported by various organisations including the Ministry of Health and Prevention – UAE and international dental organisations.