12 – 15 May 2025
Riyadh International
Convention & Exhibition Center
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Visa, Travels & Hotels

Riyadh City


Riyadh is the political and administrative center of Saudi Arabia. It holds great economic significance and strategic importance in the GCC and wider MENA region. This vibrant metropolis, located in the Riyadh province, contributes 50% of the country’s non-oil GDP. With its strategic location in the heart of the Middle East, Riyadh has become a magnet for doing business in an accelerating growth economy. International organizations have flocked to this city, establishing their regional headquarters, and making Riyadh a leading global business destination.

Riyadh, the economic powerhouse of Saudi Arabia, a bustling city of 7.7 million people and filled with numerous national banks, public and private companies. One-third of the country’s factories are located in the city. They produce everything from furniture and clothing, machinery and equipment to food and electrical goods. International businesses and investors are drawn to the Riyadh’s competitive advantages, that includes a well-educated skilled workforce, a modern healthcare system, an environment that boasts quality of life and tourism assets and attractions. Its position as a strategic location as a major international transportation and logistics hub alongside its other competitive advantages, makes the city the regional powerhouse of the MENA region.


Riyadh is well connected to major cities around the world. King Khalid International Airport (IATA: RUH, ICAO: OERK), also known as Riyadh Airport, serves the city of Riyadh. It is the second largest airport in the country after Jeddah Airport.


Obtain your Visa

Exhibitors and visitors from the Eligible 49 Countries only

Exhibitors and visitors of the show (Eligible 49 Countries only) can obtain a tourist visa through the fast and easy-to-use online portal. You can apply for a one year eVisa, multiple entry visa, allowing to spend up to 90 days in the country. Eligible 49 Countries include:

North America: Canada, US

Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Asia: Brunei, China (Including Hong Kong and Macau), Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea

Oceania: Australia, New Zealand


From cozy roadside inns with basic cable and morning coffee to massive all-inclusive most luxurious hotels, there are dozens of different types of hotels.

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5 – Star Hotels in Riyadh

Crowne Plaza Riyadh Al Waha
Uthman Ibn Affan Rd, Al Waha
Phone: +966 11 455 3344
Distance to RICEC: 2 KM

Sheraton Riyadh Hotel & Towers
King Abdullah Road
Phone: +966 11 454 3300
Distance to RICEC: 7.3 KM

Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences
Phone: +966 11 234 6666
Distance to RICEC: 8.9 KM

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh
King Fahd Rd, Al Olaya
Phone: +966 11 211 5888
Distance to RICEC: 9.9 KM

Hyatt Regency
Olaya Street
Phone: +966 11 288 1234
Distance to RICEC: 11.1 KM

Fairmont Riyadh
Business Gate Qurtubah Area
Phone: +966 11 826 2626
Distance to RICEC: 11.8 KM

Al Faisaliah Hotel
King Fahd Rd, Al Olaya
Phone: +966 11 273 2000
Distance to RICEC: 13.2 KM

Narcissus Hotel And Residence Riyadh
Olaya Street
Phone: +966 11 294 6300
Distance to RICEC: 13.3 KM

InterContinental Riyadh
King Saud Rd, Al Mutamarat
Phone: +966 11 465 5000
Distance to RICEC: 15.7 KM

The Ritz-Carlton
Al Hada
Phone: +966 11 802 8020
Distance to RICEC: 17.5 KM

Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter
Al Safarat
Phone: +966 11 835 3000
Distance to RICEC: 17.5 KM

Le Méridien Riyadh
Ibn Abdulaziz Road
Phone: +966 11 826 6666
Distance to RICEC: 7.3 KM
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4 – Star Hotels in Riyadh

Best Western Hotel
Eastern Ring Rd, King Abdullah District
Phone: +966 11 499 0050
Distance to RICEC: 5.7 KM

Holiday Inn – Izdihar
Al Izdihar
Phone: +966 11 481 5858
Distance to RICEC: 6.4 KM

Madareem Crown Hotel
Airport Road
Phone: +966 275 8888
Distance to RICEC: 8.9 KM

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Riyadh
Al Muroj Business Gate
Phone: +966 9200 09681
Distance to RICEC: 10.3 KM

Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh
Olaya Street
Phone: +966 404 6111
Distance to RICEC: 10.4 KM

Braira Hotel By Boudl
Al-Roshd Street, Qurtobah
Phone: +966 9200 00555
Distance to RICEC: 12.6 KM