Capacity Middle East: Overview

Capacity Middle East 2020

Connecting MENA regionally and internationally

02-05 March 2020, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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Capacity Middle East is the largest event connecting MENA regionally and internationally. The event will take place on 3 - 5 March at Grand Hyatt Dubai, following on from Subsea Middle East on 2 March.

1,800+ attendees. 525+ companies. 85+ countries. The unmissable event that unites regional and global connectivity leaders in the Middle East.

Middle Eastern digital infrastructure is going through a period of systemic change. The 15th Capacity Middle East is where you reinforce your business’s role in the region for 2020 and beyond.

With ambitious projects driving the future of connectivity including 5G rollouts, ever-growing cloud adoption and world-leading smart city developments, Capacity Middle East 2020 will debate the region’s most pressing topics whilst uniting the most influential regional and global players under one roof.

The connections and experiences made at Capacity Middle East are unrivalled. Everyone is there. You will meet the region’s leading subsea experts at Subsea Middle East on 2 March, as well as the entire digital infrastructure community on 3-5 March.

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Subsea Middle East

Subsea Middle East 2020

Due to its location between three seas, the Middle East is central to Eurasian and global connectivity. As the region’s only dedicated Summit, Subsea Middle East on 2 March is the must-attend event for the subsea community, providing an unrivalled opportunity for industry leaders to network and share expertise.

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Unmissable features included in your Capacity Middle East pass

Capacity Middle East Pre-Event Workshops


Who will be leading the industry into the future? Learn about how you can support the next generation of telecoms specialists at the dedicated pre-event Training@Capacity workshop, in partnership with Cambridge Management Consulting, on 2 March.

Global Women in Telco & Tech

Global Women in Telco & Tech

Aligning with the Middle East’s intensified drive towards a more inclusive workforce, Capacity Middle East 2020 features a dedicated panel on Capacity’s Global Women in Telco & Tech initiative to spark debate, create initiatives and connect together to build a better future workforce for all.

Keynote Carrier Innovation Exchange

Keynote Carrier Innovation Exchange

The Keynote Carrier Innovation Exchange will make its debut at Capacity Middle East 2020. The popular format features senior figures from the region’s largest carriers, each presenting one topic that they see as key to the future of digital infrastructure. Capacity Europe 2019 topics included carrier collaboration, blockchain, network security, big data and diversity & inclusion.

Leader's Lunch

Leaders' Lunch

Designed for CEOs, VPs, and Directors, the invitation-only Leaders' Lunch will be held on 3 March to set the tone for debate and partnership opportunities at Capacity Middle East 2020. Leaders representing carriers, satellite operators, data centres, cloud providers, content providers, regulators, infrastructure vendors and subsea cable operators will meet for open discussions around the Middle East’s future infrastructure needs. Chatham House Rules will apply.

The Highlights from 2019

Attending Capacity Middle East for the first time this year or, perhaps still unsure what the event is about? Check out the 2019 highlights video on our YouTube channel to get a real sense of what the 15th annual event will be like.

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Get Involved

From speaking and exhibiting to just attending as a delegate or hosting a drinks reception, there a many exciting ways to get involved in this year’s Capacity Middle East.

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