ARABAL have announced that after a couple of years without any face-to-face events, the Arab International Aluminium Conference and Exhibition will take place once again in 2022. The 24th edition will be hosted by Egyptalum (Egypt Aluminium Company) from 29 November to 1 December 2022 at the Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Egypt.

Combining a strategic conference with an international exhibition, ARABAL is the premium trade event for the Middle East’s aluminium industry. It is the only conference attended by every primary smelter in the region and it is hosted on a rotation basis between them.

This year’s hosts, Egyptalum, is the largest aluminium producer in Egypt and one of the largest in Africa having a total annual production of around 320,000 tonnes. CEO of Egyptalum, Mahmoud Aly Salem said “We’re more than delighted to be hosting the 24th edition of The Arab International Aluminium Conference and Exhibition (ARABAL), the premium platform for the aluminium industry in the Arab world. As the demand for aluminium production continues to rise, it’s pivotal to set the pace moving forward.”

He added, “Egyptalum looks forward to hosting you in Cairo, Egypt and to welcoming you to ARABAL 2022. We intend to make this year's edition one of the most successful ARABAL events to date

The conference will bring together hundreds of professionals from the entire aluminium supply chain (smelters, producers, technology providers, financing and end users) to discuss the most topical issues facing the industry today under the theme of “Enabling a more sustainable future”.

As industry in the region continues to diversify, the international exhibition, which runs alongside the conference, has continued to grow. The last edition saw over a thousand visitors and 80 exhibitors meet over three days to showcase the latest technologies and services available to the aluminium market. Previous exhibitors include industry suppliers such as; GE, ABB, Gulf International Markets, Tokai Cobex, Bechtel, Rockwool Automation, RAIN, Wagstaff and many more.

For more details on the 2022 edition and how to get involved, please see the website –