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Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province

Is IPTC free to attend?

To participate in the conference, you must register as a Delegate and pay the registration fee. If you only wish to visit the exhibition, you can register as a Visitor and gain access to the exhibition area only.

Student registration is complimentary provided student provides a valid student ID.

Where does IPTC take place?

IPTC will take place at the DHAHRAN EXPO from 12-14 February 2024.

Is there a one day pass available?

Delegate fees are applicable for 3 days, there is no one day delegate fee available. Visitors may visit exhibition for one day on any of the show days.

Does the visitor pass give me access for the entire duration of the event?

Yes, with a visitor pass, you can attend the event for all three days, from February 12th to 14th, 2024. Please note, this pass does not entitle the holder to conference or delegate lunch access.

Can I transfer my badge to someone?

IPTC badges are non-transferable and must be used by the person who registered for them.

Where can I find details of the programme?

Click here to learn more about the programme.

Can I bring my children to the exhibition?

Minors under the age of 16 are not permitted.

Is there free WiFi / internet in the venue?

Free WiFi will be available which is suitable for browsing, social media, and email.

Where is the First Aid point?

First Aid clinic is located at the concourse of the venue near Hall 1 and Emerald Hall. Following are the opening hours and days the clinic is open:

7 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs
8 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs
9 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs
10 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs
11 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs
12 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs
13 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs
14 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs

Where are the prayer rooms located?

The mosque is located on the north/west side of the main building.

Is there a Shuttle Service available for attendees?

Complimentary round-trip shuttle service for delegates is available between Dhahran Expo and the below selected hotels from Monday 13 February to Wednesday, 14 February.

Shuttle Bus Schedule


  • Grand Hyatt Al Khobar Hotel and Residences
  • Voco Al Khobar, an IHG Hotel
  • Kempinski Al Othman Hotel Al Khobar
  • InterContinental Al Khobar, an IHG Hotel
  • Warwick Al Khobar
  • Le Méridien Al Khobar
  • Sofitel Al Khobar The Corniche
  • Crowne Plaza Al Khobar, an IHG Hotel
  • Mercure Al Khobar Hotel
  • Mövenpick Al Khobar
  • Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Convention Centre
  • Park Inn by Radisson
  • Braira Al Damamm
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Double Tree by Hilton
  • Radisson Blu

Where can I park?

There are very few parking options around the venue, so wherever possible we would strongly recommend using taxis or the complimentary hotel shuttle service to avoid long queues.

How do I get a visa to visit IPTC?

Click here for Travel and accommodation information.

Do you have any travel partner?

MCI Saudi Arabia is IPTC's Official Travel Partner and has secured preferential rates at various hotels in Dhahran for IPTC attendees. MCI Saudi Arabia can also arrange bespoke transportation, city tours and provide visa assistance.


Please visit the website: for more information or contact Mr. Ziaur Rahman via or +966 (0) 508001275.

Will there be a mobile app for IPTC 2024?

Yes, the 2024 app will go live soon.

Where do I pick up my badge?

Attendees can pick up their badge on-site using the QR code they receive in their confirmation email and at one of the following pre-registered Print Your Badge Kiosk located at the venue.

On-site Registration is open at Dhahran Expo the following hours:

Pre - Conference Badge Collection

Conference Badge Collection

9 February 2024 – 0100 – 1700 hrs

12 February 2024 – 0800 – 1730 hrs

10 February 2024 – 0800 – 1700 hrs

13 February 2024 – 0800 – 1730 hrs

11 February 2024 – 0800 – 1700 hrs 14 February 2024 – 0800 – 1700 hrs


Exhibition hours?

12 February 2024

0900 – 1700 hrs

13 February 2024

0900 – 1700 hrs
14 February 2024 0900 – 1700 hrs


Where can I purchase the proceeding access code?

Conference Proceedings Access Codes are part of the Full Conference Pass. However, if you would like to purchase proceedings access, please visit the registration counter located between Halls 3 and 4.

Where can I access the conference proceedings?

Full conference delegates registered will receive an email on 11th February 2024 with the code to access the proceeding. If you did not receive the Conference proceedings download code in your email, please email

Where can I purchase the Lunch ticket?

Daily Luncheon access is part of the Full Conference Pass. NO LUNCH ticket can be purchased onsite.