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Events Types and their Licensing Authorities​


 

 

                     Event Type

 

                 Licensing Authority

 

                Submission Procedure

 

 

                       Legislation

 

                  

                 Trade Fairs.

 

 

 

Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB)

 

The conditions and procedures for organizing Trade Fairs are available at  the website of the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau

www.secb.gov.sa

 

Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated  17/07/1434

Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, No. (37207/BM) dated 15/03/1436.

 

 Product Launch Commercial/Product Marketing.

 

Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB)

 

The conditions and procedures for organizing Product Launches are available at the website of the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau.

www.secb.gov.sa

 

Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434.
Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (37207/BM) dated 15/03/1436.

 

Consumer Goods Exhibitions\Productive Family Exhibitions (in a dedicated venue or in a temporary location).

 

 Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB)

 

The conditions and procedures for organizing Consumer Goods Exhibitions are available at the website of the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau.

www.secb.gov.sa

 

Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434.
Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (37207/BM) dated 15/03/1436.

 

 

           Charity Exhibitions.

 

 

Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB)

 

The conditions and procedures for organizing Charity Exhibitions are

Available at the website of the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau.

www.secb.gov.sa

 

Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434.
Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (37207/BM) dated 15/03/1436.

 

 Conventions, Forums, Symposiums, Summits and Seminars organized by the private sector, Chambers of Commerce, professional, scientific and charity Associations, which are held in hotels, conference centers or event halls.

 

 Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB)

 

The conditions and procedures for organizing Conventions, Forums, Symposiums, Summits and Seminars are available at the website of the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau

www.secb.gov.sa

 

Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434
Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior   No. (37207/BM) dated 15/03/1436.

 

 Conventions, Forums, Symposiums, seminars, and Summits, organized by health and medical associations.

 

Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB) in coordination with the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.

 

The conditions and procedures for organizing Conventions, Forums, Symposiums, seminars, and Summits are available at the website of the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau.

www.secb.gov.sa

 

Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434, 
Ministers Council Resolution No. (3746/BM) dated 16/4/1428

Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (37207/BM) dated 15/03/1436

 

 

Meetings and  workshops organized by the private sector, Chambers of Commerce, professional, scientific, health, and charity associations, which are held  in hotels, conference centers or event halls.

 

 

 Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB)

 

The conditions and procedures for organizing Meetings and workshops are available at the website of the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau.

www.secb.gov.sa

 

 

Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434, 
Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (37207/BM) dated 15/03/1436.

 

Training courses organized by training centers, and held in hotels, conference centers or event  halls.

 

Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB) in coordination with the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation.

 

The conditions and procedures for organizing Training Courses in Hotels are available at the website of the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau.

www.secb.gov.sa

 

-Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434, 

-Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (37207/BM) dated 15/03/1436.

-Meeting Minutes for cooperation between the Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB) and the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation.

 

Cultural, educational and Art exhibitions and events organized by diplomatic missions or international organizations, certified by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

Permanent committee headed by the Ministry of Interior.

 

Submission of the application to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Emirate of the region.

 

-Royal Dec ree No. (43857) dated 1432/10/06.

-Royal Decree No. (7436) dated 21/10/1431.

 

Specialized Conventions, Conferences and Symposiums organized and supervised by the Government.

 

The responsible Minister in coordination with the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

The responsible Minister issues the approval for the conference and submits the list of speakers to the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

If the speakers in the conference are Presidents and Ministers of other countries, the list of speakers should be

submitted to the  king of Saudi Arabia.

 


Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434, Ministers Council Resolution No. (81) dated 22 /03/1431.

 

Meetings, workshops and training courses organized by the government in hotels, conference centers or event halls.

 

The Emirate of the region.

 

Submission of the application to the Emirate of the region or according to the instructions of the Emirate of the region.

 

According to the instructions approved by the Prince of the region.

 

Art Exhibitions (photography, painting, etc.) music concerts, women Fairs, symposiums, cultural lectures, theaters, children competitions, poetry recitals - organized by individuals or institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

The Emirate of region and the Ministry of Culture and Information.

 

Submission of the application to the Emirate of the region or the Ministry of Culture and Information Branch in the Region.

 

Royal Decree No. (5186) dated 15/04/1426 

Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (164530) dated 18/09/1436.

 

Religious, Da'wah and guidance Seminars, Religious song festivals, organized by individuals or institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

The Emirate of region or the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da'wah  and  Guidance.

 

Submission of the application to the Emirate of the region or the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Da'wah  and  Guidance.

 

Royal Decree No. (5186) dated 15/04/1426 

Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (164530) dated 18/09/1436.

 

Annual, honor ing and graduation ceremonies  and private parties.

 

The Emirate of region.

 

Submission of the application to the Emirate of the region.

 

Royal Decree No. (5186) dated 15/04/1426 

Order of the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior No. (164530) dated 18/09/1436.

 

Marketing Festivals

(Sales and marketing events held in shopping centers).

 

The Emirate of region.

 

Submission of the application to   the Emirate of the region, then obtaining a license for sales from the Ministry of Commerce and Investment Branch in the Region.

 

 

Festivals and events for tourism and entertainment.

 

The Emirate of the region -Tourism Development Council in the region.

 

Submission of the application to the Emirate of the region or to the Tourism Development Council in the region.

 

 

Riyadh International Book Fair.

 

The Ministry of Culture and Information.

 

 

Ministers Council Resolution No. (246) dated 17/07/1434.

 

Note: Meetings and workshops that are held in hotels, and have an attendance of less than 10 people, or a duration of less than 4 hours do not require a license


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