• Description
  • Fees & practical info
  • Previous edition

Back by popular demand, the eagerly anticipated MENA Nonwovens Symposium is designed for nonwovens professionals and business leaders operating within the Middle East and North Africa.

This 2-day conference features expert speakers from leading governmental and non-governmental organisations, top regional and global companies, presenting important developments on:

  • Consumer and market trends
  • Raw materials and circularity
  • Absorbent Hygiene Products
  • Construction and durables
  • Hygiene & Wipes
  • Nonwovens in health

A tabletop will be organised together with the conference to maximize networking and business connections. 

Sponsorship opportunities: ensure your company is at the forefront of attendees’ minds by sponsoring the fifth edition of this landmark event for nonwovens professionals working or doing business in the MENA region.



Practical info


Fees include the entrance to the conference and tabletop exhibition, lunches, coffee breaks, and the conference presentations in digital format. Fees exclude applicable VAT.

Register before 1 December 2023 and benefit from early bird fees.

 Member        Non-member
 Early bird: 1.150€ Early bird: 1.450€
 Regular: 1.350€ Regular: 1.650€

Discount: benefit from a 15% discount by registering a minimum of 4 delegates. Registrations must be done simultaneously to benefit from the discount. The discount does not apply to tabletops. 

Tabletop exhibition

Book your tabletop and showcase your expertise to the delegates. 

The tabletop fees include a space with 1 table, 2 chairs and an electrical connection, as well as 1 delegate pass per company. Fees exclude the 21% Belgian VAT. 

If you plan to book a tabletop, book it first to receive the coupon required to register your free delegate.

Book before 1 December 2023 and benefit from early bird fees.

 Member        Non-member
 Early bird: 2.100€ Early bird: 2.700€
 Regular: 2.350€ Regular: 2.9000€

Register early to secure your spot and benefit not only from reduced registration fees but also to guarantee a room at the hotel at a discounted conference rate. Spaces are limited.

Sponsorship opportunities

Give your company the visibility it deserves: our high-visibility sponsorship opportunities are powerful, cost-effective solutions for increasing your presence and standing out from the crowd.

To become a sponsor, please contact anaelle.schutz@edana.org.

Conference hotel

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

EDANA has secured preferential rates at the event venue. Please use the below link to secure your room before 23 November 2023 to benefit from the discounted prices:

Deluxe room single use: 1600 AED
Deluxe room double use: 1700 AED

The rates include all applicable taxes, breakfast and Wi-Fi access.

If you wish to make a reservation outside the event dates, please contact the reservation department at riza.gala@jumeirah.com.

During the reservation process, you credit card will be required. For cancellations and no-shows, the full stay will be charged.

Book your room now.

Previous edition

Expert insight and industry innovation showcased at Middle East & North Africa Symposium

Over 200 delegates from more than 100 companies were welcomed to Dubai for the fourth edition of the region’s premier conference for the nonwovens industry.

The symposium and exhibition featured expert analysis on market outlook, product innovation, demographic trends and sustainability initiatives over the two-day event, with dedicated sessions on geotextiles, raw material trends and nonwovens in the health sector. Read more

“This symposium has recognized the importance of the MENA region for the nonwovens industry and allowed my team and me to meet many of our customers in a friendly, informative and efficient way. The diverse range of presentations and delegates has helped further cement the region as a growth generator for the industry."
Haitham Alhudhaif, President, Saudi German Co. for Nonwoven Products.  

"EDANA's MENA Symposium reaffirms their commitment to supporting multiple industries and areas. For the MENA region, one of the world's most promising, EDANA's resources are proving to be solid support pillars for the industry itself, the regulatory framework and end users.” 
Mahdy Katbe, CEO, Unicharm Gulf Hygienic Industries

“All EDANA nonwoven symposia I have joined over the years have always surpassed my expectations and Dubai is no exception. Listening to ideas and challenges in unrelated application fields remains and inspiring source for fresh ideas.”
Ludwig Busam, ex-Director Global Material Development & Supply Baby Care, Procter & Gamble.

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Mada Nonwovens sponsor MENA NW Symposium 2018                     TIGIL sponsor MENA NW Symposium 2018

2018 Programme
2018 Tabletop catalogue
2018 Company list
Buy 2018 presentations

MENA Nonwovens Symposium 2018 conference

MENA Nonwovens Symposium 2018 tabletops

MENA Nonwovens Symposium 2018 networking

MENA Nonwovens Symposium 2018 presentations

To receive pictures from the event, contact Giovanna Merola

For any questions please contact
Anaëlle Schütz