WAD Open Forum

WAD Open Forum Announcement

We are delighted to extend an invitation to all WAD Exhibitors and Artists to participate in a series of Talks and Panel sessions.
We aim to educate, inspire, and engage in discussions about transforming artistic visions into thriving businesses and valuable economic assets.

Event Overview


Main Stage at World Art Dubai


Daily from 12pm to 1pm


1 hour, before the show is open to all visitors


Exclusively for WAD Exhibitors and Artists

The forum will present a dynamic array of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and talks from distinguished leaders in entrepreneurship and the creative industries sector. This is an invaluable opportunity for artists and exhibitors to discover how to transform their creative work into thriving and enduring businesses.

Schedule daily 12pm to 1pm

2nd May 2024

How to take your Art Career to the next Level!

Panel discussion by the World Art Dubai Curators

Gottfried Eisenberger

Samar Kamel

Batool Jafri

3rd May 2024

Opportunities Abound An Introduction to Dubai’s Art Scene and Opportunities for Artists

Panelists/Keynote speaker

Rachael Brown

4th May 2024

How to Curate Different Spaces


Anastasie Akibode


Lucia BoscainiCurated Bulgari Jewelry-, Art and Fashion Shows

Batool JafriCurator World Art Dubai

Hafsa Alkudairy, Writer, Artist, Curator, and Researcher, Royal Commission for AlUla

5th May 2024

Passion and Profit: Harmonizing Artistic Vision with Business Strategy


Leena Kewlani Owner, Artezaar.com


Jaspreet Singh SethiFinance Director, Final Ratio Consulting LLC

Asma KachwalaOwner, Creativfish

Varun JaitleyGeneral Manager, 3 S Business Services