Events & Exhibitions in Beirut
The Beirut International Arab Book Fair
Every December, the Beirut International Arab Book Fair welcomes publishers and librarians to the BIEL Center. The latest Arab publications from novels to children’s books. The fair also hosts dozens of parallel events, including seminars and lectures on a wide range of topics, fiction and poetry readings along with ceremonies to honor writers.
If you’re planning your big day, don’t miss Wedding Folies, held during the month of February at the BIEL Center. The best wedding industry experts with a host of inspirational wedding suppliers provide couples all they need to expertly plan their wedding.
In Shape, the Health, Beauty & Fitness Fair
The In Shape, the Health, Beauty & Fitness Fair happens every March at the BIEL Center and offers the latest news and products for fashion, beauty, health and plastic surgery.
The Biel Center hosts Horeca ever April and welcomes all members of the hospitality and food service industries. Discover new market innovations, and collaborate with other market leaders, and don’t miss the exciting awards and competitions at the event.
The Beirut Boat Show occurs every May and exhibits some of the most opulent superyachts in the world. Attracting international clientele, the show combines the excitement of superyachts, excellent music and the natural beauty of Beirut.
The American University Medical Center – Faculty of Medicine, has played a pivotal role in the evolution of health care in the region. The Middle East Medical Assembly has chosen to host the first International Conflict Medicine Congress. Conflict Medicine is an interdisciplinary field dedicated to the study and treatment of the health consequences of conflict with a focus on the pathological, psychological and social manifestations of war wounds.
Every June at the BIEL Center, Project Lebanon continually offers innovative and new platforms to showcase the country’s construction sector.
This event is held concurrently with:
- Energy Lebanon -The International Trade Exhibition for Power, Electricity, Lighting & HVAC for Lebanon and the Middle East
- EcOrient - The International Trade Exhibition & Conference for Environmental Technologies, Sustainability, Alternative Energy, Water Technology and Clean Energy
Beirut Art Fair
Beirut Art Fair takes place annually in September at BIEL Center.
Beirut Art Fair has awakened collectors’ appetites for all art forms: painting, sculpture, design, installation art, video and photography.
One of the finest real estate exhibitions, Dream is held every September at the BIEL Center and is hosted by the Dream, Development & Real Estate Annual Meeting, along with REAL, REDAL and the Chamber of Commerce.
Salon du Livre Francophone
Salon du Livre Francophone of Beirut is held yearly in November at the BIEL Center, on the initiative of the Embassy of France.
The French Institute of Lebanon (formerly French Cultural Mission in Lebanon) invites many authors, novelists, authors of BD, essayists and authors of human science. Visitors enjoy book signings, author meetings, debates, conferences, public lectures, concerts and entertainment for the kids.