Global Village opens registrations for investors to be part of Season 23

Global Village, the region’s first multicultural festival park, and a family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment, announced the launch of its registration process for upcoming Season 23 to enable interested investors to participate in its success during Season 23. Registration is now open for small, medium and large businesses across multiple business opportunities including pavilions, retail outlets, restaurants, services, kiosks and more.

Global Village welcomes new partners and investors from national, regional and international markets to benefit from the platform it has created as one of the region’s most popular multicultural destination for shopping, entertainment and dining. Visited by more than 5.6 million guests from across the region and beyond every season with business transactions that exceed 2.3 billion Dirhams, Global Village offers a tremendous opportunity, not only for commercial success but also as a branding and marketing vehicle. They can reinforce their brand perception among international audience via the integrated marketing campaign run by the Global Village management to generate high visitor numbers for its key offerings of food, shopping, entertainment and funfair.

Bader Anwahi, CEO of Global Village said: “Global Village is unparalleled in the region as a destination where brands can be exposed to audiences from a wide geographic spread and covering several nationalities. Our leasing opportunities are finely-tuned with more than two decades of experience in creating value. Our investment opportunities encompass projects of all sizes and across different segments including venture capitalist firms. For businesses, we provide one of the best platforms for product testing and marketing to a ready-made target audience from across nationalities. On the other hand, investment proposals with innovative ideas ensure that our guests have an even better experience. We work with our investors to drive value both ways – for them and for our guests.”

In current Season 22, Global Village represents more than 75 countries across 27 pavilions with more than 150 restaurants, cafes and food kiosks in addition to 16 retail shops strategically located at the entrance of Gate of the World. Destination has already proven more successful this season with 4% increase in guests’ numbers over the first two months of operations.

Business registrations are now open online through a smart system created to make the process as easy and transparent as possible for investors in line with Dubai’s Smart City Initiative. To be part of Season 23 of Global Village, 2018-2019, as an investor or partner, please register at For leasing inquiries, email or call 04 362 4114.

List of Investment opportunities:

Country Pavilions

Large pavilions constructed to represent culture and heritage from countries and continents from all over the world.

Global Village partners with companies specialized in exhibitions organizing or events management which then organize Country Pavilions and that includes constructing the pavilion, subleasing the pavilion stalls, providing entertainment and other requirements.

Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Restaurants & Coffee Shops are available in a variety of sizes and they are located in various areas within Global Village.

Participating Restaurants & Coffee Shops receive built shell and core units and carry out fit outs works in line with their respective cuisine and theme.

Retail Shops

Retail shops are available in a variety of sizes and they are located at “Gate of the World” which is the main entrance of Global Village.

Participating Retail Shops receive built shell and core units and carry out fit outs works in line with their respective retail activity.


Global Village distributes Kiosks & Trolleys of different sizes within its common areas and designates them for Food & Beverages activities.
Global Village encourages participants to decorate Kiosks & Trolleys in a cultural and heritage related manner in accordance with the nature of activity.

Walk in Attractions

Being a high footfall venue, Global Village provides attractive opportunities for short term promotional and non-promotional activations.


Global Village provides many services to its guests to improve their experience.

Sponsorships & Activations

Global Village provides attractive packages and benefits for sponsorship and exclusive distribution rights for jewellery brands, soft drinks, water, packed juices, fresh milk and other high demand products.

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