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1. What is the Dubai Association Centre (DAC)?

Dubai Association Centre is one of the unique initiatives taken by the government of Dubai to aid in the establishment of local, regional, and global non-profit, non-political and non-religious professional associations and trade bodies in the Emirate of Dubai. The Dubai government entities running the Dubai Association Centre are:

  • Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Responsible for licensing
  • Dubai World Trade Centre – Offering office rental packages and services at competitive rates at Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Rashid Tower
  • Dubai Convention & Events Bureau (part of Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing) – Assisting associations with their meetings and events management

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Why Join DAC?

They facilitated us to grow in an exponential way. Our hub in Dubai is the biggest worldwide because of the support we are having with DAC.

Khalid Ismail

Chairman, The Marketing Society Middle East

DAC allows associations to run their business in
a more stress-free 

Senthil Gopinath


They go beyond their call of duty to let associations know what's happening. We always leave enriched when we leave the DAC meetings.

Sanjay Duggal

Vice-President Business Development, Middle East and Africa Franchise Association