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7 - 8 November 2016
Dubai World Trade Centre,

The TCCA presents Critical Communications MENA: leading the global critical communications industry into an era of broadband innovation

As the regional market evolves and grows so does Critical Communications MENA. So what’s new?

Be a part of the new experiences

Critical Communications MENA 2016 will grow the hugely successful exhibition tours, bringing interested visitors to providers to understand the latest products on the market. We will also have a CCMENA first with a networking party at the end of the first day in an exclusive venue, allowing attendees to make informal introductions and share experiences. CCMENA will also include a number of hosted lunch tables with guest speakers welcoming interested parties to further discuss topics and to continue conversations over lunch.

The International Leadership Summit

This year, Critical Communications Middle East & North Africa will host the International Leadership Summit – a new format of knowledge development which will discuss the challenges and opportunities to expect as the industry moves forward, dissecting key topics including the world roadmap towards broadband and drawing from pioneering experiences such as those in the UK, US and Korea. The Leadership Summit will engage with two key verticals including public safety and transport. Both sectors have established themselves as growing markets for industry they will form the focus of the Summit. Keynote presentations, high level panel discussions, interviews and debates will make the agenda the most enriching and useful programme to date.

The Middle East's most innovative minds

2016 also welcomes the Middle East Innovation Platform – giving regional decision makers the prospect of first-hand experience with innovative technologies through a multitude of ways including demos, case studies, interviews and product launches. Hosted on the exhibition show floor, the platform provides an excellent opportunity for visitors to gain an in-depth understanding of the regional market development and see what is on the forefront of critical communication innovation. The Platform will also shine a spotlight on Dubai, with the major local stakeholders presenting their innovations around the Platform, allowing visitors access to engage with like-minded end users.

Event Highlights

Critical Communications Professionals

About the TCCA

The TCCA represents TETRA, the most successful mission critical communications voice and narrowband data mobile standard in the world. Now available with TEDS supporting wideband data, we support the further development of the standard and promote its increasing adoption by professional users in a growing number of market sectors across all continents. For critical broadband data communications, we are driving the development of common global mobile standards.

Follow the link below to find out more. 

Host Operator

Mission Critical Operator Partner

Showcase Platform Sponsor


An insight into the role of Calgary Police's chief constable, the future of critical communications for the police force and what vendors can do to help all feature in this interview with Calgary Police chief constable Roger Chaffin.


The Middle East has always been a region at the forefront of critical communications. In 2012, Qatar became the first country to develop its own private LTE network to support services that required high bandwidth. Following this, the UAE developed its own private LTE networks to offer similar services.

Interview with TCCA Chief Executive Phil Kidner on CCMENA

Key topics include: Move from analogue to digital, getting the best out of PMR and broadband through a hybrid approach, the opportunities TETRA provides and growing interest in critical communications developments in the Middle East.