SLA-AGC Conference Online Registration is closed , we will have Onsite Registration on Monday 6th of March from 4:00 PM to 7:00 ِPM and Tuesday 7th of March from 7:30 AM to 11:00 ِAM, The registration will take place at front of Muharraq ballroom, Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel. We look forward to welcome you all next week in the Kingdom of Bahrain.


Applying for VISA to attend the conference

Citizens of Australia, Andorra, Austria, Brunei, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and the Vatican State can get a free-of-charge entry visa upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

GCC citizens do not need a visa to enter the UAE.

Citizens of all other countries will need to apply for a Tourist, Transit or Visit Visa prior to their trip. If you are flying with Etihad Airways, a visit visa may be arranged for you upon request. If you have booked your trip through a travel agency, in most cases they will be able to arrange this for you.

Five, four and three star hotels can apply for visas on behalf of guests who have booked a stay with them. Please note that not all five, four and three star hotels have this system in place. Make sure you check with your preferred hotel if they offer this service. This service does not currently apply to guests staying in hotel apartments

While the airline, travel agency and hotel can apply for your visa, please make sure you give yourself enough time for it to be approved, and note that they do not take responsibility if the visa is declined.

Otherwise, you will need to apply for a visa through your nearest UAE embassy. An eye scan will be required at the airport.

For more information on visa types or how to get your visa, visit the Abu Dhabi Government website or call its contact centre on +971 2 666 4442 (800-555 from inside the UAE)

To make things easier, an electronic visa service is now available for some countries. Getting an eVisa before arriving should save you time queuing and having the correct currency or change.

In addition, The Fairmont Hotel are most delighted to provide assistance to facilitate visa requirement of all participants. If you are not a GCC citizen please fill the Visa Application Form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a clear scan of the first four pages of your passport, a photograph (personal picture specifications: picture size 40kb maximum, picture type JPG or GIF, picture must be coloured) and a copy of the front and back of your credit card.

For more information & to apply for an eVisa, please visit

You can download also these important forms

Please note:

  • That a VISA is eligible only for delegate who register to attend the conference.
  • The conference organizing committee has the right to reject any application.
  • No passports will be accepted after the 1st of February 2015.
  • Registration Number must be submitted with the passport copy to process the Visa.

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, Abu Dhabi

Fairmont Bab Al Bahr boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With its strikingly, contemporary architecture, this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 Guest Rooms and Suites,
This luxury Abu Dhabi hotel showcases unrivalled views of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and provides easy access to the city centre and main exhibitions facilities. It is in close proximity to Abu Dhabi International Airport and city’s numerous golf courses.

For SLA Conference and Exhibition Rates and Bookings Please click the below link...

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Ph. +971-2-654-3147/+971-2-654-3146
Fax no. +971 2654 3323

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Invitation Letter

If you would like to get an invitation letter to attend the 21st Annual Conference of SLA -Arabian Gulf Chapter in Abu Dhabi, UAE , please send an E-mail to:

Athraa Al Alawi
Public Relation and Membership Chair
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