The 22nd edition of the Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition - Dubai Derma 2023 has concluded, generating a record-breaking amount of direct and indirect business deals valued at AED 2.2 billion ($600 million).
The event attracted more than 24,000 visitors and participants from 114 countries, making it the largest edition to date. This highlights Dubai's position as a leading international city for major industries to connect, network, and explore partnerships, and underscores the UAE's position as an important frontrunner in the global medical and scientific sector.
Dr Ibrahim Galadari, Professor of Dermatology and Chairman of Dubai Derma Conference, emphasised that the event serves as an educational institution and mentoring opportunity for newly graduated doctors to increase their medical and cosmetic abilities. Dr Galadari stressed the profession's ethical aspect and the need to maintain the high quality that is the interface of this specialty.
Dubai Derma 2023, the largest scientific dermatology event in the Mena region, and the Indian Subcontinent region, featured prominent specialists and experts in the dermatology and cosmetics sector, industry leaders, and key decision-makers from the region and across the world over three days. Several new product launches were displayed throughout the exhibition, and the conference halls featured the latest breakthrough scientific research and findings in the field.
Dr Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of Dubai Derma and Chairman of Index Holding, acknowledged the event's contribution to the Dubai Economic Agenda, D33, which aims to double the size of Dubai's economy over the next decade and consolidate its position among the top three global cities.
Dubai Derma 2023 featured more than 1,440 international brands on display from over 480 regional and global companies. Additionally, 340 international experts delivered 360 scientific sessions, held 80 specialized workshops, and showcased 90 digital poster presentations by international professionals, focusing on various developments related to cosmetic surgery, lasers, cosmetic dermatology, and anti-aging, among others.
Dubai Derma is organised annually by Index Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of Index Holding, in cooperation with the Pan Arab League of Dermatology, Arab Academy of Dermatology Aesthetics (AADA), and GCC League of Dermatologists.
The event was supported by the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), Pakistan Association of Dermatologists, Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists, and Georgian Association of Photodermatology and Skin Cancer.
Dubai Derma is also an official regional supporter of the World Congress of Dermatology, which will be held from July 3-8 and is organised by the International League of Dermatological Societies. The 23rd edition of Dubai Derma will be held from March 5-7, 2024. – TradeArabia News Service