When and where will the Summit take place?

The 18th Microcredit Summit will be held March 14-17, 2016 at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Who is organizing the 18th Microcredit Summit?

The Summit is being hosted by the Microcredit Summit Campaign and its co-organizer the Arab Gulf Program for Development (AGFUND) with generous support from our sponsors. The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development will serve as our local host partner for the Summit.

Please click here to learn more about our sponsors, and visit the About Us page to learn more about the organizers of the 18th Microcredit Summit.

What are the registration fees for attending the Summit?

For more information on registration fees and payment methods, please click here. Summit participants are responsible for arranging and paying for their own transportation, accommodations, incidentals, and all meals not included with registration.
Are there opportunities to present at the conference?

There is a possibility that there will be opportunities for delegates of the 18th Microcredit Summit to present. It will be left at the discretion of the Summit organizers to select sessions based on the topic and approve speakers or presenters. If you have any questions or would like further information on the possibilities to present, please send an email to summits[at]
Will a list of Summit participants be available before the event?

Those who register will have the opportunity to specify whether they would like to appear in the participant list. The participant list will be made available to those who register a few weeks prior to the Summit. After the closing of the Summit, the participant list may be made available upon request. Registrants are welcome to use the comment section in the website and social media as a means to communicate with others before the Summit.


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Dear Sir,
We will be staying at Mercure Centre Hotel Abu Dhabi during summit period and wonder if there is any transportation arrangement from the hotel to Etihad Towers. Otherwise please advise.
Kindly make a response.

With Best Regards,

Maung Maung

Dear Maung Maung,
We will arrange for shuttles to transport participants from the hotels listed on accommodations page (of which the Mercure Abu Dhabi Centre Hotel is one). Here is the link to see the hotels:
Here is the transportation information:
The Microcredit Summit Campaign team