Cityscape Talks


The Cityscape Talks is a free to attend live content offering covering a range of themes for our exhibition visitors. 

Come hear more from our speakers on how to maximise your real estate investment, discuss market trends, acquire important information before finalising your purchase and network with potential business contacts. Cityscape Talks offers a platform to learn more about the opportunities available at the exhibition, enabling you to make a more informed investment at our event.

Look out for our industry sessions which will focus on discussing key themes for real estate brokers, architects, engineers, and other professionals. 

By attending, you will be able to exchange ideas with likeminded colleagues looking to develop their skills within their respective industries and establish closer links with the main bodies governing each professional domain.

Emirates NBD

Conference Platinum Sponsor

Emirates NBD, the leading banking group in the region, was formed on 16th of October 2007 when the shares of Emirates NBD were officially listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM).

The Emirates NBD 2007 merger between Emirates Bank International (EBI) and the National Bank of Dubai (NBD), became a regional consolidation blueprint for the banking and finance sector as it combined the second and fourth largest banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to form a banking champion capable of delivering enhanced value across corporate, retail, private, Islamic and investment banking throughout the region.





Arton Capital

Cityscape Talks Gold Sponsor

Arton Capital empowers individuals and families to become Global Citizens by investing in second residence and citizenship around the world. This is accomplished through a bespoke service experience, which simplifies complexity and is supported by long-term relationships.

As a global financial advisory firm, specializing in investor programs for residence and citizenship Arton plays a critical role in helping governments, industry professionals and investors to meet their goals quickly, efficiently and more effectively. As an industry leader, Arton is the founder of the Global Citizen Forum, where delegates, government representatives and industry patrons meet to exchange and further develop the concept of global citizenship.

Arton’s global operations are spread in over 15 offices around the world and have helped attract over US $3 billion foreign direct investment to countries. Arton Capital is a member of The Arton Group, which comprises of fully licensed international banking, financial advisory and investment consulting companies tailored to the needs of Global Citizens.



Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB)

Cityscape Talks Sponsor

ADCB was formed in 1985 and as at 31 December 2016 employed over 4,500 people from 74 nationalities, serving retail customers and corporate clients in 48 branches, 3 pay offices and 2 branches in India, 1 branch in Jersey and representative offices in London and Singapore. As at 31 December 2016, ADCB’s total assets were AED 258 billion.

ADCB is a full-service commercial bank which offers a wide range of products and services such as retail banking, wealth management, private banking, corporate banking, commercial banking, cash management, investment banking, corporate finance, foreign exchange, interest rate and currency derivatives and Islamic products, project finance and property management services.

ADCB is owned 62.52% by the Government of Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi Investment Council). Its shares are traded on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. As at 31 December 2016, ADCB’s market capitalisation was AED 36 billion.

Drees & Sommer

Cityscape Talks Sponsor

As an international player, Drees & Sommer has been supporting public- and private-sector owners and investors in all aspects of real estate for over 45 years.

Today, our range of services cover Development Consulting, Project Management, Engineering, Real Estate Consulting, Infrastructure Consulting and Strategic Process Consulting. We deliver our services on the understanding that economy, functionality and process quality are just as important as ecology, architecture and wellbeing.

At Drees & Sommer, we call this holistic and sustainable approach to consulting, engineering & design, construction and operation ‘the blue way’. With about 2,150 employees at 20 international offices and 20 German regional offices committed to our clients’ success, we achieved sales of 300.7 million euros in 2015.