Imagine life in your city
in 2030 and beyond

How can we revitalize cities for the next thirty years and beyond, managing design, financial and sustainability challenges while striving for fairness and smart solutions?


The need for urban redesign is pressing

As the global population surges, city makers must urgently re-evaluate their urban development strategies in developed and developing countries to address complex issues such as:

  • Population growth
  • Rural-to-urban migration
  • Financing and funding
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Infrastructure deficits
  • Housing crisis
  • Technological advancements
  • Cultural heritage preservation
  • Social Inclusion
  • Health and well-being
  • Data security

What strategies can we employ to create more sustainable and liveable cities?

Driving urban change together

Step into the future with LiveableCitiesX, the ultimate gathering of movers and shakers in urban development.

LiveableCitiesX brings together governments, academics, urban planners, designers, businesses, and tech innovators, uniting them on a global scale. It serves as a powerhouse for cities, regions, and countries to showcase their futuristic visions and achievements, aiming to attract investments and emphasize infrastructure and sustainable urban living solutions on a global stage.

By spotlighting master planning opportunities and the latest technologies that are reshaping cities worldwide, it becomes in addressing the future urban planning requirements.

Intrigued? Let’s explore your options together.


One global event

LiveableCitiesX is designed to facilitate meaningful connections, provide thought leadership and tackle challenges amongst all key stakeholders across the urban transformation value chain.

Bringing leaders together to innovate sustainable urban strategies for future generations.  

Unveiling visionary master plans and architectural innovations, boosting liveability and investment

Showcasing a curated selection of products and other advancements aimed at improving urban spaces.

Tackling urban policies, challenges and trends through expert-led round-tables and workshops.

Discuss your goals with us to see how we can help you achieve them.


Global organizations showcasing their expertise

Linking global issues with urban approaches our specialized zones make it easy for visitors to find the inspiration, services and solutions for urban transformation.

  • Government Entities
  • Urban Development Authorities
  • Master Developers 
  • Consultancies
  • Financiers / Institutional Investors
  • Universities and Research Institutions
  • Technologies and Smart City Solutions
  • Infrastructure and Utilities
  • Transportation and Urban Mobility 
  • Safety and Security 
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Conservation and Water Management  
  • Green and Sustainable Building
  • Public Spaces and Landscape
  • Public Health and Wellbeing
  • Circular Cities
  • Architectural Firms
  • Interior Design Studios
  • Landscape Design Studios

We look forward to teaming up with innovative companies aiming to improve cities.

Where urban innovators meet

At LiveableCitiesX you will meet the people who drive change to make our cities more sustainable and liveable.

Visitor profiles include


Governments & regulatory bodies

  • Country/city representatives
  • Ministries
  • Municipalities
  • Regulatory bodies and government agencies
  • International institutions
  • NGO’s and community leaders

Industry professionals

  • Urban planners
  • Environmental experts
  • Sustainability experts
  • Mobility experts
  • Tech experts
  • Academia
  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Facilities managers
  • Consultants
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Global investors

  • Institutional investors
  • Global and central banks
  • Pension funds
  • REITs, InvITs
  • Private equity firms
  • Hospitality, education and healthcare investment groups
  • Sovereign wealth funds

Connect with leaders actively seeking top-tier market players.

Bringing together global change-makers to fast-track urban evolution

dmg events has created a strong global database of professionals, particularly focusing on the MEASA region and industries like construction, energy, interiors and food & hospitality. We've achieved this through our events, partnerships and data acquisition strategies.


Supporting UAE’s vision to be a global leader by 2071

The UAE's visionary plan spans five decades, aiming to pave the way for future generations by creating a happier, more environmentally sustainable life with increased opportunities and enhanced global connectivity.

Hosting LiveableCitiesX in Dubai not only reflects the city's status as a top destination but also resonates with the UAE's vision and its pivotal role in the MEASA region.

"Establishing a long-term strategy based on a vision for happy future generations will guarantee sustainable development and lasting joy for decades in our country."
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum


Leverage UAE's role as a regional hub

In 50+ years, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has transformed remarkably. Starting from modest beginnings, the UAE has emerged as one of the world's most vibrant economies, driven by a visionary approach to growth. This success results from business-friendly policies and strategic global trade positioning.

In this opportunity, as the quintessential host for LiveableCitiesX, Dubai will command a strong international presence in the MEASA region.


Strategic geographical location

Dubai’s central location and modern infrastructure attract businesses globally, connecting easily with two-thirds of the world’s population within a six-hour flight.


Access to growth markets

Dubai links East and West, offering easy access to rapidly growing markets in Middle East, Africa and South Asia, solidifying its role as a key global business hub.


World-class event host

Dubai’s global position and hosting of Expo 2020 solidify its status as a leading trading hub. With world-class facilities, it’s a prime destination for international events.

About dmg events

dmg events is a leading organizer of face-to-face events and publisher of information services. Our aim is to create dynamic marketplaces to connect businesses with the right communities to accelerate their growth in today’s rapidly evolving landscape. With a presence in over 20 countries and organizing more than 90 events each year, dmg events is a global leader in the industry.

Attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates annually, we organize events in the construction, hospitality, interiors & design, energy, coatings, entertainment, food & beverage and transportation sectors. To better serve our customers, dmg events has offices in 10 countries, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, South Africa, the UK, Canada, Singapore and India. By being on the ground, we can better understand market needs and nurture relationships to create unforgettable experiences for our attendees.

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