This FAQ is intended to provide our valued sponsors and prospects, with crucial information of the exhibition at a glance and clarifies a number of queries that have arisen over a period of time.
- Why should I sponsor?
- What are the dates and timings & where is the venue?
The Exhibition is scheduled to be organized from April 25 – 29, 2011 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre (OIEC), strategically located in front of the Muscat International Airport & next to the Golden Tulip Hotel which also has a conference facility & a lively night club.
The exhibition hall will remain open from 9 am – 1:15 pm and 4:45 pm – 9:15 pm. Timings for Business Section are from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm and Shoppers Section are from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm.
OIEC is equipped with a state of the art high bandwidth WiFi internet connection, a cafeteria that serves food, hot or cold drinks during the entire exhibition at a very reasonable price. Bringing outside food or edibles in the stalls are not allowed.
Please click here to view the directional map to the exhibition centre.
- What is included in my booth rental fee?
There are standard amenities included in the shell scheme such as wall panels (enclosure), 2 spot lights of 100 watts each, 1 double socket 240 volts, 13 amps, single phase electrical socket, 1 table, 2 chairs, carpet tiles and fascia lettering in English / Arabic not exceeding 30 letters whereas the bare space is just a marked exhibition area.
- Where can I view the exhibition layout plan?
Please click here to find the updated exhibition layout plan.
- From where can I rent stall furniture & AV equipment? What do the stands look like? What are the dimensions?
We will be more than happy to assist you with any requirements of furniture or AV support; including the price quote and pictures for your reference.
You can click here to find dimensions of a standard 9 sqm shell scheme stall that has also shown all the included amenities.
- Who will be providing logistics support to transfer the goods?
Please feel free to get in touch with our official logistic service provider Mr. Sanjay – of GAC on the following contact details to handle your goods or clear the shipment from customs.
Mr. Sanjay Soanes
Gulf Agency Company (Oman) LLC
P.O. Box 740, Ruwi 112, Sultanate of Oman
Mob: 99323709 / Tel: 24477800 / Fax: 24477891
- Is there a technical session, seminar or a conference and evening social gatherings or activities?
A conference / seminar program shall be made available online shortly. Participants and sponsors will be kept informed of social networking gatherings in the evening.
- What is the official & unofficial attire?
We recommend formal attire since it’s a business event & casual wear in the evening session, keeping in mind the modest Islamic values of the country.
- What information should I know before I attend?
For exhibitors, we provide professional assistance in enhancing your exhibition experience & maximizing your turnover, please find below informative materials to cater all of your exhibition requirements. Also have a thorough look at the exhibition brochure to define your objectives to be attained during the course of exhibition.
How to exhibit guide
Exhibitor training manual
7 steps for successful exhibiting
Common trade show marketing mistakes
Determining visitor types
Under no circumstances will children under 14 be admitted in the exhibition.
- Will there be an exhibitor catalogue, listing all participants & their detailed profile?
Exhibitor catalogues will be handed out to all participants & visitors with a full listing of participating companies with their comprehensive details. If you were not able to visit the show but would like to get a copy, please send an email with your request after the show to
. We will be happy to send you an exhibitor catalogue if there are any copies available.
- Is a visa required for entry into the Sultanate of Oman?
Few nationalities can get an on arrival visa whereas others should have a visa prior to their arrival. OITE can only arrange for 2 visa’s per 9sqm exhibitors. In all cases the Directorate General of Passports & Residence have the right to reject any application.
- Where do I book my flight & hotel stay?
Please click here to book your flight online with Oman's official airline "Oman Air", for hotel bookings
would be glad to assist you.