Build up of the Glassman Middle East packaging glass event has begun.
Visitors from around the world have started to arrive in Abu Dhabi, UAE for the combined free to attend exhibition and conference.
Pre-registered visitors to the show include global glassmakers such as Majan Glass of Oman, Frigoglass of the UAE and India's HNG.
Some of the world's leading suppliers to the hollow, container and tableware glassmaking industry have secured exhibition booths.
These include FIC UK, Sorg, Zippe, Bottero, Sefpro, Electroglass, BDF and Antonini.
The free to attend conference includes presentations from Iranian tableware manufacturer Noritazeh, Arc International, inspection group Tiama, Italy's Stara Glass and BDF.
The event takes place in Hall 5 of the ADNEC centre, Abu Dhabi on May 10 and 11.
To register for the free event visit www.glassmanevents.com/mid-east