Dubai Derma 2023 generates over AED2.2 bn in direct, indirect deals

The 22nd edition of the Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition – Dubai Derma 2023, the largest scientific dermatology event in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Indian Subcontinent region, featured prominent specialists and experts in the dermatology and cosmetics sector, industry leaders, and key decision-makers from the region and across the world over three days. Several new product launches were displayed throughout the exhibition, and the conference halls featured the latest breakthrough scientific research and findings in the field.

Dubai Derma 2023 concluded, generating a record-breaking amount of direct and indirect business deals valued at over AED 2.2 billion.

The UAE continues to solidify its position as a leading international powerhouse for healthcare and business networking as more than 24,000 visitors and participants from 114 countries are expected to attend throughout the three-day conference and exhibition, where 480 regional and global companies are presenting more than 1,440 international brands.

Dr. Ibrahim Galadari, Professor of Dermatology and Chairman of Dubai Derma Conference, emphasised that the event serves as an educational institution and mentoring opportunity for newly graduated doctors to increase their medical and cosmetic abilities. Dr. Galadari stressed the profession’s ethical aspect and the need to maintain the high quality that is the interface of this specialty.

Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of Dubai Derma and Chairman of INDEX Holding, acknowledged the event’s contribution to the Dubai Economic Agenda, D33, which aims to double the size of Dubai’s economy over the next decade and consolidate its position among the top three global cities. Dubai Derma 2023 featured more than 1,440 international brands on display from over 480 regional and global companies. Additionally, 340 international experts delivered 360 scientific sessions, held 80 specialized workshops, and showcased 90 digital poster presentations by international professionals, focusing on various developments related to cosmetic surgery, lasers, cosmetic dermatology, and anti-aging, among others.

Dubai Derma 2023 also provides a dedicated platform for companies to conduct special training and workshops focusing on presenting key advancements and developments of their products and innovations.

These workshops provide an opportunity for hands-on training and key-insights into the products that experts are now utilising to reshape the industry.

Italian based Dr. Noura Lebbar, Aesthetic Surgeon and Professor at University of Genoa, delivered a specialised training session and workshop titled Microneedling Treatment with the Use of Active Ingredients and NeopenMed Device by ToskaniMed.

Dr. Noura, stated, “In the last 20 years, the derma market for anti-aging and hair-loss has increased by more than 100 percent. Due to increased demand, we wanted to provide a non-evasive solution that can provide fast results safely and without any pain to the patient by combining microneedling and active ingredients.”

Approximately 340 expert speakers from around the world are delivering 360 scientific sessions that feature 80 workshops, and 90 digital poster presentations by international professionals are on display.

Dubai Derma 2023 is also hosting a Derma Business Hub, an exclusive platform for exhibitors and selected buyers to meet and discuss opportunities to close deals in a dedicated environment.

The Derma Business Hub will facilitate these meetings by pre-selecting buyers and validating their purchase and investment levels.

More than 800 pre-arranged meetings are taking place that involve more than 250 participants from over 30 countries.

Dubai Derma continues for one more day and is organised annually by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions – a member of INDEX Holding, in cooperation with the Pan Arab League of Dermatology, Arab Academy of Dermatology Aesthetics (AADA) and GCC League of Dermatologists.

The event is also supported by the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), Pakistan Association of Dermatologists, Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists, Georgian Association of Photodermatology and Skin Cancer.

Dubai Derma is also a regional official supporter of the World Congress of Dermatology that will be held from July 3rd-8th and is organised by the International League of Dermatological Societies.