Congress will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) in 2023.

Hotel Information

Special guest room pricing has been arranged at the Hyatt Andaz Capital Gate Hotel, Aloft Abu Dhabi, and Pearl Rotana Capital Centre-Abu Dhabi for this event. Room availability and special rates are limited, so make your reservations now!


  • Guest room rates are subject to applicable taxes.
  • Please make your room reservations as soon as possible. Guest room reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Each reservation must be accompanied by a first-night room deposit OR guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold reservations unless they are secured by one of these methods.
  • Please pay attention to hotel cancellation policies should your travel plans change.

Hyatt Andaz Capital Gate Hotel

Hyatt Andaz Capital Gate
Connected to the convention centre via a short outdoor walkway

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Aloft Abu Dhabi Hotel

Aloft Abu Dhabi
Connected to the convention centre

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Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi

Pearl Rotana Capital Centre-Abu Dhabi
Directly across the street from the convention centre

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Travel Information

Congress will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Please read the following travel information to help ensure a safe trip.


Abu Dhabi International Airport

There are many transportation options available to and from the airport.

Event Attire
The attire for this event is business casual.
Information for International Attendees

Passport and Visa Requirements

List of countries whose citizens can get a free visit visa


There are several emergency numbers you can dial while in Abu Dhabi and elsewhere in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • 999 for Police
  • 998 for Ambulance
  • 997 for Fire

Visit the UAE website for more information about handling emergencies.

Time Zones

The time zone in Abu Dhabi is (GMT+4) Gulf Standard Time.

Money and Tipping

Currency: The UAE Dirham is the currency used in Abu Dhabi.

Tipping: Tipping is not expected but is commonly practiced in the Emirates. Gratuities to hotel and restaurant staff are at your discretion. Many fine dining and high-end restaurants may add a service charge (usually around 10%) and a tourism levy of 6% to your bill.

Electricity and Voltage
In Abu Dhabi and all places within the United Arab Emirates the associated plug type is G, which is the plug that has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. Abu Dhabi operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Traveling Abroad
Visit your country’s government website for information about and recommendations for traveling to Abu Dhabi. When traveling outside your home country, it is recommended that you notify your embassy’s or consulates’ office of your travel dates and destination.
Visa Letter Request

Your request will be processed within 10 business days. Requests for confirmation letters must be submitted by 21 June 2023. Requests for mailed letters will be reviewed, and additional fees will apply. The confirmation letter does not guarantee that you will receive a visa. Confirmation letters include only the event title, the dates, the location, the payment confirmation of registration fees, and verification that you are a presenter, if applicable. If you are denied a visa, we will provide you with a full refund as long as we are notified before Thursday, 6 July 2023. Attendees are advised to apply for a visa as early as possible.

Attendees traveling with a US passport do not need to request a visa letter from Sigma.

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Things to Do

Experience all there is to see and do in Abu Dhabi. Check out our Discover Abu Dhabi page or use the button below to visit their travel site.

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