What is the IBM Client Center Dubai (UAE)?

What is the IBM Client Center Dubai (UAE)?

Innovative forward-thinking businesses are engaging with the IBM Client Center in Dubai (UAE) each year learning how their business can stay competitive by embracing the latest technologies in Analytics, Cloud Computing, Block chain, Artificial Intelligence and much more.

IBM Client Center in Dubai is more than a venue. It is part of an extended network of IBM Client Centers focuses on Business Solutions offering support in the following industries: Government, Banking, Travel & Transportation, Energy & Utility and Telecommunication creating a unique customer experience. It offers IBMers and Business Partners (BP) a innovative environment to host their own technical events using IBM’s Proofs of Technology (PoTs) and other industry demo solutions in the regions of Middle East and Pakistan.

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We look forward to welcoming you to IBM Client Center Dubai (UAE).


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Rooms & Facilities


Dubai District

The center in Dubai is one of a kind as it is an open area that can be converted into what the client needs. It can be converted into board rooms, conference rooms, meeting rooms and an auditorium with different capacities ranging from 4 to 50 persons. The open space provides capabilities to host different type of events: training, enablement, marketing events and work sessions. They are equipped with the latest technology for on site, remote and video conferencing meetings.

The capabilities in each room are:

  • Wireless Internet
  • Flexible Setting
  • Projector canvas
  • LCD monitor
  • Collaboration white boards
  • Speaker system
  • Polycom videoconference and AT&T calls
  • Hologram projectors
  • Inter-active RICOH board

In addition, the center offers catering services within different formulas such as buffet, finger lunch, and full day catering.


IBM Dubai Client Center compromises of 3 different rooms that can be arranged to different set-ups according to client's event need.

Fishbowl Room

Fishbowl Room can be used as boardroom or for mini-design thinking sessions in 2-3 groups. Can fit 20-24 persons in the room.

Meeting Room

Meeting Room can fit 6 persons for small team meetings that needs decision-making. It has a built-in apple tv where you can share and mirror files from your laptops.

Networking dining area

Dining Area is used for lunch buffets and coffee breaks for business networking. A tv monitor is set-up to play marketing video materials looping while having snacks. The view of D3-Dubai Design District is also seen for relaxation during the break time period.

Makeshift Room

Boardroom set-up

Makeshift Room with the name itself means the room can be arranged in different set-up according to the client's need. The Boardroom set-up can hold 12 persons seated and another 8 on the collaboration sofas with stools.

Makeshift, Auditorium

Auditorium set-up

Makeshift Auditorium set-up can hold upto 30-40 persons. We offer RICOH interactive smart board for presentation.

Makeshift, Auditorium for Design Thinking

Makeshift Auditorium for Design Thinking set-up is where the White boards are out. We have 2 revolving white board with tv monitors behind on using ChristyBrio application to easily share content using any gadget. While the THINK wall turns out into a huge long white board meant for Design thinking sessions.

Makeshift, U-shape boardroom

Makeshift U-shape boardroom set-up is for huge board meetings that requires face to face interaction.

Makeshift, classroom

Makeshift Classroom set-up is every business partner enablement need for easy classroom collaboration that requires laptop arrangements for any type of workshop.

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