In the bustling city of Riyadh, the Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale (DCAB) at the JAX District stands as a beacon of cultural exchange and artistic celebration. To ensure an unparalleled experience for both attendees and staff, GTECH Information Technology introduced an innovative Accreditation System designed to streamline operations, enhance security, and provide real-time event insights. This case study delves into the intricacies of the system and its monumental impact on the event’s success.

Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale
DCAB Accreditation System

Project Overview

The DCAB Accreditation System is a pioneering event technology solution crafted to manage user registrations, approvals, and badge printing systems efficiently. Serving as the backbone of the event’s operational framework in Diriyah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the system was engineered with precision to cater to the unique needs of the Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale.

Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale
Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale

Challenges and Objectives

The primary challenges involved enhancing event security, simplifying the registration and credential management process, providing real-time monitoring of attendee movements, and ensuring the scalability of the system for future events. The project aimed to achieve a seamless user experience for participants while maintaining stringent security protocols.

Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale

Solutions and Innovations

  • Enhanced Security with Custom Badge Printing Systems: By integrating advanced badge printing technologies, the system ensured that only authorized individuals accessed certain areas, leveraging unique QR codes and RFID technology for instant verification.
  • Streamlined Registration and Credentialing: A user-friendly online portal was developed, enabling advance registration and the input of essential details, thus facilitating smooth check-in processes and efficient credential management.
  • Real-time Monitoring and Access Control: With the implementation of QR code scanners and RFID readers, the system provided event organizers with real-time data on attendee movements and venue capacity, enabling instant access control based on predefined roles.
  • Data Management and Reporting for Informed Decision-Making: Secure storage of registration data and real-time reporting tools allowed for effective management and post-event analysis, offering insights into attendee behavior and recommendations for future enhancements.
  • Scalability and User Experience: The system’s design focused on scalability, ensuring that the accreditation solution could be adapted for future events, regardless of size, without compromising on the user experience.
  • Impact and Results: The deployment of the DCAB Accreditation System transformed the operational dynamics of the Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale, enabling a secure, efficient, and enjoyable event environment. The system’s scalability and ease of use were pivotal in its success, positioning it as a benchmark for future event technologies in Riyadh and beyond.
Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale


GTECH Information Technology’s development of the DCAB Accreditation System sets a new standard for event solutions, accreditation systems, and badge printing technologies. This case study exemplifies how innovative technologies can enhance event security, streamline operations, and provide critical insights, ensuring the success of major cultural events like the Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale.