The fees for delegates have been subsidised by the Abu Dhabi Chamber and Commerce & Industry demonstrating its commitment to encourage learning and excellence in the UAE and globally.


Registering for the Congress and Gala Dinner

Registration includes full admission to the 3 days of the Congress. It includes access to the exhibition hall, lunches and refreshments during the Congress sessions. It also includes the Congress Gala Dinner on the evening of the 11th December.

International Delegates/Presenters – Delegate fee US$400, Presenter fee US$215. Register using this form.

UAE Delegates/Presenters – Delegate fee AED1000, Presenter fee AED800. Register using this form.

Also, use the above forms for registering for the Abu Dhabi Tour (US$40/AED47 per person) on 10th December and for those that are only attending the Gala Dinner (US$120/AED440 per person) on 11th December.

Participants in Competitions
For participants in the International Best Practice Competition, Global Benchmarking Award or APQO’s ACE Team Competition there is a separate process for registering for the Congress. If you are successful with your entry you will be asked how many people you will be bringing to the Congress and invoiced directly.

Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellation must be given in writing. Refunds are as follows

  • After 1 August 2018: full refund less $US50 administration fee
  • After 1 November 2018: no refund

The Global Organisational Excellence Congress reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any event or lecture session. In the event of the cancellation of the full Congress, the organisers will refund all registration fees less any non-refundable deposits and expenses. Please be advised that the Global Organisational Excellence Congress management is not responsible for any airfare penalties or other travel charges and custom duty taxes you may incur during your visit to the United Arab Emirates. You are advised to purchase your own travel insurance against such occurrences.

Travel Visas

United Arab Emirates requires entry visas from most countries. For information on your visa requirements please go to

If you do need a visa please do not leave it to the last minute. Apply at least a month before your planned travel.

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