Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Dubai International Publishing Conference?

The DIPC aims to provide Gulf and Emirates-based publishing professionals with new ideas, lively debate, and the opportunity to hear from world-class experts across all sectors of the publishing industry.

Who is conducting the Dubai International Publishing Conference?

The Emirates Literature Foundation, in association with The Executive Council of Dubai.

How do I buy tickets for the DIPC?

Click here to buy tickets. On payment, you will receive an e-ticket to print out.

How much does it cost to attend the conference?

The cost for attending the two-day conference is $250.

Are there any discounts available?

Yes! We are offering discounts for UAE-based delegates, and university students can attend for a small registration fee.

Click here to claim the discount code and then do the following:

  • Click on ‘Book Now’ to open the shopping cart
  • If making a group booking, increase the number of tickets under ‘Quantity’ to the number required
  • Enter your discount code <code> next to the ‘Apply Coupon’ button and click on ‘Apply Coupon’
  • Complete the transaction and you will be emailed the e-ticket

Does the ticket price include food and accommodation?

The $250 fee includes lunch and dinner on Sunday 5 March, and lunch on Monday 6 March, as well as coffee and tea breaks. Accommodation is not included in the ticket price.

Where can I stay during the DIPC?

The DIPC takes place in the InterContinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, and rooms are available to book here and in the Crown Plaza next door. A discounted room rate is offered to DIPC delegates – please click here for more information.

What languages will the DIPC sessions be given in?

The DIPC speakers will use Arabic and/or English. All the main solo and panel sessions will have simultaneous translation in English and Arabic for delegates.