Paperworld Middle East to have industry seminars, ‘Green Room,’ and Gift Articles section. Paperworld the region’s trade fair for the paper, office supplies, and stationery industries, is preparing for a big year in 2018, as more than 300 exhibitors get ready to boost business prospects in the Middle East, Africa, and beyond. According to organiser Messe Frankfurt Middle East, its popularity can be attributed to the globally recognised Paperworld brand, while the strategic location in Dubai presents the ideal gateway for international manufacturers to target emerging regional markets. Eight years on, and the three-day event continues to be an annual inspirational showcase of the magical world of school and office supplies, from sustainably sourced paper-based products, arts and crafts, and writing instruments, to gift articles, children’s games and toys. Paperworld Middle East is co-located with Leatherworld Middle East, the region’s premier showcase of leather goods, accessories and supplies.