Dubai: Dubai Business Events, the city’s official convention bureau and a division of Dubai Tourism, in partnership with the Dubai Real Estate Institute, DREI, the education arm of the Dubai Land Department, DLD, has announced that the emirate is to host the 69th World Real Estate Congress in 2018. The annual event, organised by the International Real Estate Federation, FIABCI, will be making its debut in the Middle East with the event, and is expected to attract more than 1,000 real estate professionals from over 60 countries to explore the ‘Future of Cities’.