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The world’s biggest international vocational skills competition is coming to Abu Dhabi in October 2017. We welcome the media to tell the world about this great event.

Media Accreditation

All media interested in attending WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 will need to register for media accreditation, which entitles approved media members access to the media centre, press conferences, as well as all other media areas and services.

Apply for media accreditation . If you have any questions, contact our communications team on press@worldskillsabudhabi2017.com


When and where will the event be held?

The world’s biggest international vocational skills competition will take place over four days at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 15 - 18 October 2017. The opening ceremony will take place at Du Arena on 14 October 2017. The closing ceremony will take place at Du Arena on 19 October 2017.


Are there briefings for the press during the Competition?

Daily press briefings will take place at the Press Briefing Room at ADNEC. Briefings will provide information about highlights of the day, guidance regarding access, and other relevant materials.