IREIS 2017 to Look at Unmatched Real Estate Offers and Dual Citizenship Opportunities


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The 9th edition of the International Real Estate & Investment Show 2017 (IREIS) will kick off on 2nd November at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi where UAE’s leading developers that include Emaar, DAMAC, Danube, C & Co Real Estate Development, ARADA, Green Valley, and FAM Holding, will open discussion on real estate and investment, and reveal its latest projects at the three-day expo.

The exhibition will be inaugurated by His Excellency Khalifa Bin Salem Al Mansouri, Deputy Undersecretary, Department of Economic Development. The show will see the participation of 120 local, regional and international exhibitors representing a spectrum of the real estate business, including property developments, investments, real estate brokerage and related services, attracting more than 15,000 visitors and investors from around the world.

IREIS 2017, the only property exhibition aimed at end consumers will see exhibitors offer spot sales, heavy discounts and easy monthly payment plans exclusive to this distinctive show. The UAE Market is currently showing an upward trend since the last quarter of 2017 making it is desirable location for inward investments. In addition, the Expo 2020 is a catalyst in the real estate market that is attracting investments from all over the world.

Most noteworthy is the expo’s inclusion of country pavilions that are set up in collaboration with its respective embassy and trade promotion councils, dedicated to the European region, Pakistan, USA and Canada, in addition to its robust portfolio of UAE and GCC real estate exhibitors and the Residency & Citizenship by Investment Expo which has made waves in the market. Peruse through an extensive assortment of high-end properties ranging from residential to land and mixed use developments regionally and globally.

Residency & Citizenship by Investment Expo brings dual citizenship opportunities in one dedicated pavilion which aims to support the expatriate community in gaining the right citizenship with the right investment. The Expo will see consultants provide an array of tailored investor immigrations programs to those looking at dual citizenship opportunities.

Antoine Georges, Managing Director of Dome Exhibitions, the organizers of IREIS 2017 said, “The segment is being set up to help buyers invest in international property gain a better perspective on the dual citizenship and visa-free travel opportunities being made available by major destination countries”.

During the three-day show, aspiring investors can get complimentary professional consultations with more than 100 investment experts and reputed consultants from the immigration industry. Among this year’s exhibitors, CS Global Partners will be showcasing its top citizenship programs in the Caribbean including citizenship by investment programs in St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica and Grenada, with benefits including visa-free travels across major destinations in the world. BLS Global’s delegation that include representatives from Baker Tilly, Cleveland International Fund, CMB Regional Centres, David Hirson & Partners, LLP, EB5 Global Inc, Lightstone, Mona Shah and Associates, Nuride, Rancon Group, and Torres Law, will also be shedding light on the EB5 Program through educational sessions which tackle the investment immigration process in the USA.

In addition, the venue will offer the highly sought after ‘Golden Visa’ scheme that is presented by some countries offering residency and citizenship by investment programs. This scheme aims to offer immediate Schengen residence to foreign investors. In addition, the ‘Golden Visa’ holders can also visit non-Schengen EU member countries such as Croatia, Romania, Cyprus, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Georgia under visa waiver agreements without the need for separate visa.

The Pakistani Property Exhibition Show (PPE) will be hosted alongside IREIS 2017, held with the support of the Pakistan Embassy, Ministry of Housing (Pakistan), and the Pakistan Business Council. Mr Georges commented, “The 3rd Pakistan Property Exhibition is the perfect venue for NRPs and High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) to find the right investment opportunity without having to bear the expenses of traveling to Pakistan. Visitors can anticipate expert advice from Pakistan’s leading developers and real estate agents who will guide them throughout the entire purchasing process”. The PPE will also showcase housing plots considering it’s a popular choice of investment among NRPs.

“Over the previous editions of the show, we have witnessed an increase in demand among local and international investors who are eagerly interested to invest in the region. This year’s International Real Estate & Investment Show will be a consumer-focused (B2C) exhibition, creating a 30% growth in terms of visitors and exhibitors’ participation for 2017 edition. It will stand as a way for direct engagement among real estate companies, consultants, investors and potential buyers,” said Dony Cyril, Director of Dome Exhibitions.

About the International Real Estate & Investment Show (IREIS):

Established in 2005, The International Real Estate and Investment Show (IREIS) is a sales and networking platform for real estate developers, investors and agents. The show was launched with the vision of becoming the most preferred real estate investment platform for locals and expats. During the golden period of Real Estate, the exhibition witnessed approx. US$ 1/2 Billon worth of transactions take place from over 20,000 visitors. The platform is now a regular attraction for investors from the UAE (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Sharjah), Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Cyprus Palestine, India, Pakistan, Britain, Canada, China and the Philippines. The exhibition includes pavilions from the UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Pakistan, Philippines, Spain, Cyprus, Morocco, Turkey and India.

About Dome Exhibitions:

Dome Exhibitions, head quartered in Abu Dhabi started servicing the multi-billion dollar MICE industry in the Middle East as an event management and stand contracting company from 1991 onwards. Fuelled by the growth of the regional exhibition industry, a branch opened in Dubai in 2002. Moving in tandem with the growing exhibition industry and understanding the pulse and need of the local market, we started organizing exhibitions and conferences in 2000.