Dubai Hosts Distripress Annual Congress

The forum is a rendezvous for people involved in the distribution and marketing of newspapers and periodicals.


The 61st Distripress 2016 Congress has opened at the Dubai World Trade Centre on October 03, 2016. The event brings together over 450 delegates from about 47 countries for four days of business interaction and social gatherings.

The annual Distripress Congress is an international meeting point for everyone involved in the distribution and marketing of newspapers and periodicals. The event comprises the Executive Forum, the Business Conference, the Distripress Expo, and the Social Program. It provides visitors with an opportunity to expand their knowledge on emerging trends in today’s magazine market, the latest digital printing technology, and eReader device adoption.

Established in 1955, the Zurich-based Distripress is a non-political, and non-profit trade association focusing on promoting the global circulation and distribution of press products. It has more than 275 member companies in over 70 countries.

This is the first ever Distripress Congress held in the Middle East region. The association has many members in the region, and by bringing the event to Dubai, it manages to provide local companies with unique insights into the media industry.