Weekender Dubai: Big Ideas and Big Workouts

Feel like trying something new? Here is our list of #UberApproved events coming up in Dubai this week:

 UberPitchME | MAY 9th

Think you have the next big idea? We’re launching #UberPitchME in five cities across the Middle East on May 9th. Submit your application and your startup could pitch in an Uber to industry leaders and Uber GMs! Two startups will be sponsored at ArabNet’s Digital Showcase on May 27-28th! Details here.




There are only a few more weekends before the crazy summer heat kicks in, so soak up the last few weekends enjoying the outdoors. Grab a towel, grab a friend and grab an Uber and head to Kite Beach! New users get AED80 off their first trip there or back with promo code ‘KiteBeachDXB’.




NIKE N + TC | MAY 15th

Ready to get fit? Nike’s women’s-only N+TC Tour is heading to Dubai to Dubai May 15th! The N+TC Tour celebrates the power of sport, through a one-of-a-kind, high-energy training event for 1,000 participants. It’s gonna be a whole lotta healthy fun!

The (gulp) six-hour training comes to the Middle East Region for the first time, along with 13 other cities.

There will be a dedicated pickup and drop-off location for Uber users. New Uber users can get AED80 off their first trip there or back using promo code ‘NTCDubai’.



The fastest growing smartcard, payment & ID exhibition in the world is coming to Dubai. Check out dedicated seminars from industry leaders, keynote speakers and interactive discussions, as well as over 300 exhibitors.  New users can get AED80 off their first trip there or back using promo code ‘Terrappinn’.


DESIGNER 24 | MAY 8 – 31th

 Somewhere to go and nothing to wear? Skip the hassle of trying on a thousand dresses only to have to choose one, and rent a designer dress from Designer 24. Uber users can get AED100 off their first rental using promo code ‘RideInStyle’.



Already use Uber? Ride with a friend new to Uber using one of the event promo codes and share the free ride! You can also split your fare at any point during the trip using ‘split fare’

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