What does the Alumni Weekend consist of and what is included in the price?

  1. Thursday, 3rd March – IE Alumni Weekend Dubai Talent Day  + IE Alumni Welcome Reception
  2. Friday, 4th March – IE Talent Day Finale + Venture Day + IE Alumni Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony 

The Alumni Weekend has been designed to provide participants with 2 types of ticketing options:

  •  Full Package: which includes all events taking place on both March 3rd & March 4th.
  • Tickets for Current Students: IE students currently studying a program will be provided with a small discount.

The objective of the IE Alumni Weekend Dubai is to maximize our time together and take advantage of all the exciting activities planned over the course of these two days to network and reconnect.

Is there a registration deadline?
Tickets will be available for sale until Monday, February 29th, however tickets bought before the 30th January will be at reduced price, so we encourage you to purchase your tickets early.

Are tickets refundable?
Yes, you can get a 100% refund before February 25th. After February 25th, we regret that we can not issue any refunds.

May I bring a partner or direct family member to the whole event?
Yes and we offer special a 20% discount on the Early Bird Special and the Full Price if you purchase two tickets.

Dress code for the weekend?
Business casual for the Conferences, smart casual for the Alumni Welcome Reception and Black Tie for Gala Dinner

Thursday 3rd March: Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Baniyas Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Friday 4th March: Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Baniyas Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates + Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers
P.O. Box 4250, Baniyas Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dietary restrictions
There will vegetarian options on both dates of the Alumni Weekend. Please email UAE@ie.edu for any further specific dietary requirements if needed.

Accommodation & Travel
Do I make my own travel arrangements to attend the conference?
Yes. Each participant is responsible for making their own hotel and travel arrangements. However, we have ensured that all IE Alumni Weekend participants will have first class services when working with the following Local Travel Agency: Sharaf Travel  

Sharaf Travel will be assisting all our alumni with the best flight rates and tourist visa processing. They have allocated Mary,  please find her contact details herebelow:

Ms. Mary Mabazza



Hotel Recommendations next to the Alumni Weekend Venue

Hotel Corporate Rates for IE Alumni provided by Sheraton Hotel Dubai Creek. The Sheraton Hotel Dubai Creek which is five minutes away (walking distance) from the venue.

The Sheraton Hotel Dubai Creek have allocated Edith Arceo. Contact Details below, please make sure to mention that you are from IE and you are an IE Alumni.

Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers
P.O. Box 4250, Baniyas Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirate

T  971 4 207 1404     F  971 4 221 3468  M 971 56 3699283



The corporate rate provided by the Sheraton Dubai Creek:

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Transportation options to and from airport?

Dubai Transport is recommended. You can contact them and are available from the airport and around Dubai.

Dubai Taxi Corporation:

Contact Number 0097142080000

The organizers do not accept liability for medical, travel or personal insurance and you are strongly advised to take out your own personal insurance.

Sharaf Travel will be assisting all our alumni with medical insurance and travel insurance with their flight bookings if requested. Mary at Sharaf Travel will be responsible for assisting and supporting IE Alumni.
Ms. Mary Mabazza

Who may I contact if I have any questions?
IE UAE Office:  
Tel: 97143598400
Email: uae@ie.edu