About Gulf Conferences

Gulf Conferences Ltd (GCL) is a leading event organizer with specific expertise in events which have a MENA region representation. It first began in 2008 and has successfully launched and organized a number of business to business and business to consumer events across a variety of industry sectors. With a wide array of expertise in positioning, marketing and all logistical elements of any event, Gulf Conferences possess its own portfolio of events namely in the education sector, as well as having a wealth of experience in being contracted to manage events on behalf of organizations.


GCL’s main focus has been in the education sector, and has developed its in-house events over the last 6 years, commencing with Qatar Education in 2010, which following great demand was developed into Gulf Education in 2011 and has been highly successful to date. In line with their expertise and success in this arena, they were also appointed by the Libyan Government to launch Libya Higher Education Forum in 2014 – which proved to be extremely popular, and well-attended. In response to industry feedback the Gulf Education event has prospered over the years and further events and partnerships have been developed such as the World Scholarship Program, Africa Education Summit and the Fujairah Careers Fair.

Our Vision

Gulf Conferences prides itself on its commitment to ensuring that every participant at every event has the opportunity to meet their target audience, to gain relevant insight of topical and current issues via interesting and dynamic speaker line-ups, and gain positive exposure to all attendees and participants were required.


The goal of each event is to provide a personal service both pre-event, throughout and after the event, that supports and delivers on its participants own marketing and event objectives. GCL creates bespoke packages to suit all participants, from key sponsorship packages through to reasonably priced delegate packages and early bird discounts ensuring endless opportunities for delegates, exhibitors, sponsors and speakers to interact and create potential partnerships.

Gulf Conferences Events

Gulf Conferences possess its own portfolio of events specifically in the education sector. Gulf Education and World Student Scholarship Program (WSSEP) which have been held in London and various countries across the Middle East. The events have been running successfully for a number of years and growing in size, popularity, and demand.

Gulf Education event is a multi-day conference and exhibition that started in 2010. The conference theme changes each year to addresses the future needs, challenges and opportunities facing the education sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It has had a vast amount of high impact speakers and education experts from all over the world and has seen a tremendous and impressive line-up of Ministers, Government officials and VIPs attending. The Gulf Education exhibition has showcased the world’s leading education providers and suppliers.

The World Student Scholarship Education Program was inspired by the King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP) in Saudi Arabia. During the two-day event, 100 heads of scholarships and key decision makers from the public, private and government sectors are invited to engage in one-to-one meetings with educational providers and suppliers, from different organizations, institutions, and companies. It is an exclusive platform for delegates to create valuable contacts, generate new business, develop partnerships and discuss future scholarship positions.

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