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MAJOR EVENTS SAFETY & SECURITY SUMMIT

First of its kind “Community experience” JANUARY 2017 EDITION

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S O F I T E L T H E P A L M 25 - 27 APRIL 2017

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EVENT’S NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2017 EDITION


INTRODUCING ME3S With several weeks left before the 1st edition of Major Events Safety & Security Summit (ME3S) 2017, it gives us great pleasure to keep you updated with event developments and bring you regional industry insights through this event newsletter. Major events play a significant role in the development of every city by elevating the happiness index through public entertainment, fuelling a sense of community and providing opportunities for employment and revenue-generation. But at the same time, these events pose major challenges in terms of public safety. Law enforcement authorities have to plan extensively in order to ensure an atmosphere of security as well as hospitality. To address these specific challenges, Reed Exhibitions in collaboration with Major Events International (MEI) are organizing 1st of its kind summit, Major Events Safety & Security Summit (ME3S), the world’s specialized event covering implications of security for major events and all crowded places, at the Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort, from 25-27 April 2017. In today’s day and age, planning for major events (such as the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup, World Expo, to name a few …) requires as much attention to security as it does to traffic and crowd control. There is a heightened awareness that these events can be potentially vulnerable, not only from premeditated attacks but also for petty crimes. As such, multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, public organizations and private sectors need to collaborate for a safe, successful event, while community policing strategies must be initiated to bring an added layer of security.


THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES an iconic Role Model

The United Arab Emirates has set a benchmark in becoming the business & leisure destination of choice and supporting the region’s long-term growth strategy of moving the economy beyond oil - through various large-scale developments such as Saadiyat Island Cultural District, Yas Island, Meydan One, Jumeirah Central, Dubai Parks & Resorts and Al Maktoum Airport expansion, to name a few. Among other regional events lined up for the year include Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Championship in Doha, World Government Summit in Dubai, Formula 1 Grand Prix, Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku and Expo 2017 in Astana, and 2019 Special Olympics World Games, the region’s first sporting event for athletes with special needs and disabilities to be held in Abu Dhabi The GCC Olympic Games planned to be hosted in Kuwait in 2019 and the Asian Football Cup which will be played in the UAE in 2019 are forthcoming events that pose similar challenges. Dubai hosts upwards of 500 events annually which attract local, national, regional and international audiences and the Expo 2020 is an opportunity to be at the forefront under the leadership of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. Expo 2020 will inject $40 billion into the economy, leading to the creation of 277,000 jobs and welcoming more than 25 million international visitors within 6 months. Source: The Report: Dubai 2014. Considering the increasingly volatile safety and security conditions worldwide and in the region, government safety and security departments and agencies, like Dubai Police, have been strongly committed to increasing awareness, implementing new regulations and encouraging investment in technical solutions to ensure maximum visitors’ safety and security, while optimizing operational functions.


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MAJOR EVENTS IN THE EXPANDED REGION (2016 - 2022)

Top Major Events in the region

Category

Location

Occurrence in the Region

Date

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix / Yasalam

Sports / Entertainment

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Annual

25-27 Nov 2016

World Goverment Summit

Politics

Dubai, U.A.E.

Annual

12-14 Feb 2017

Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe

Sports

Baku, Azerbaijan

Annual

TBC April 2017

Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix

Sports

Bahrain

Annual

14-16 April 2017

Islamic Solidarity Games

Sports

Baku, Azerbaijan

Quadrennial

12-22 May 2017

Culture / Trade

Astana, Kazakhstan

One Time Event

June 10, 2017 September 10, 2017

GCC Olympic Games 2019

Sports

Kuwait

One Time Event

2019

Asian Football Cup 2019

Sports

U.A.E. ( Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah & Al Ain)

One Time Event

2019

Special Olympic World Games

Sports

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

One Time Event

2019

Culture / Entertainment

Dubai, U.A.E.

One Time Event

Oct 2020-April 2021

Sports

Qatar

One Time Event

21 Nov-18 Dec 2022

Expo 2017

Expo 2020 FIFA World Cup 2022


ME3S - TAPPING INTO A NEW SECURITY REALM The Summit is based on an exclusive content and business networking format, offering community stakeholders worldwide (event organizers, venue operators, safety and security forces, tourism and sport authorities, contractors and specialized solutions & services providers) a unique interactive platform to connect, share and interact about key challenges and opportunities under the themes of Crowd Management, Public Safety & Resilience. ME3S ďŹ lls a content gap in the market globally but aims in particular to support the many key stakeholders in the region regarding how best to mitigate the range of risks associated with crowded places when hosting signiďŹ cant concentrations of people. This best practice is equally applicable to those who operate the whole range of venues we all use routinely beyond just the event industry. We are excited to play a key role using our global network to bring our international expertise and delivering recognized experts and VIPs to address hot topics. The format will be fully interactive with pre-arranged one-to-one meetings, panel discussions, interactive roundtables, specialized workshops and closed-door sessions including lessons, regulation and future trends distinguishing ME3S from all conferences in the market.

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Yas Marina Circuit

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Located on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the circuit is home to the annual FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX and much more. In addition to the extensive year-round program of professional and grassroots motorsport events and experiences including Drag and Yas Track Nights, the circuit has emerged as a thriving hub for entertainment and community events in the UAE. As the region’s most technologically advanced facility, the circuit is also a leading MICE venue, regularly hosting a diverse range of corporate meetings, conferences and events. Whether you want to experience the thrill of karting at our Kartzone, driving an Aston Martin GT4 at over 200km/hour on an F1 circuit, work towards your racing license at the Yas Racing School, get fit at StartYAS, TrainYas or GoYas, participate in one of our many sporting events, or simply catch up with friends at Yas Central, Yas Marina Circuit truly is The Meeting Place of Champions.

Dubai Parks and Resorts

DXB Entertainment PJSC (DFM : DXBE) is a Dubai head quartered leisure and entertainment company which originally listed on the DFM as Dubai Parks and Resorts PJSC

DXB Entertainment PJSC owns the Dubai Parks and Resorts destination which consists of 4 theme parks (Six Flags Dubai opening 2019) and 1 water park at the same location. As of the 31 August 2016 it had a market cap of AED 12.9 billion. DXB Entertainments aims to become a leading provider of leisure and entertainment offerings and services for customers, spreading fun and excitement throughout the region through amazing family experiences.


Aspire Logistics

Aspire Logistics is an international leader in sports events and facilities management, featuring the finest venue and operations that deliver stunning spectators’ experiences.

Aspire Logistics delivers end to end production of large scale events, with focus on, but not limited to the sports industry; from set up to clean up. Top Class venues and facilities, 5 stars hotels, orthopaedic hospital and a vast park makes Aspire the unique destination for sports elite to recover, train and perform.

Majid Al Futtaim

Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 20 shopping malls, 12 hotels and three mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, City Centre malls and My City Centre neighbourhood centres, and also four community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company holds exclusive rights to the Carrefour franchise in 38 markets across Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, and operates a portfolio of more than 160 outlets in 15 countries. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management. The Company also owns the rights to The LEGO Store in the Middle East and operates in the food and beverage industry through a partnership with Gourmet Gulf.


AZERBAIJAN the country has been the world’s fastest economy in recent years mainly due to its oil and gas development and the liberalisation of its trade system.

This status was perhaps solidified with the recent announcement that the nation's capital Baku is to be one of the hosts of the 2020 UEFA European Championships, but that is just one of many key events that will be taking place in Azerbaijan in the coming years, each of which will bring new buildings, structures and visitors to the country as per the below list:

Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC): The Islamic Solidarity Games is a multinational, multi-sport event held by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF). The 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku next year will bring Islamic countries together, attracting young people vand encouraging solidarity between them.


FORMULA ONE’S NEWEST VENUE Situated on the western edge of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijanís capital enjoys an original and unique appearance that seamlessly blends the ancient with the modern - factors which have contributed to some nicknaming the city “The Paris of the East”. Hosting a round of the FIA Formula One World Championship - the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe on June 17-19 - is another sign of Bakus’ emergence as a major sporting destination. The Baku City Circuit is a motor racing circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan constructed near Baku Boulevard. It hosted the 2016 European Grand Prix and its support events. Family friendly, interactive and culturally diverse entertainment programmes have been developed for all visitors to Baku during the 2016 F1 Grand Prix of Europe.

Autograph Sessions & Pit Lane Walk

Interactive Music

Cultural Activities

Fan Engagement & Live Stunts


THE MOST RECENT MAJOR EVENT TO BE HOSTED IN THE U.A.E.

ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX F1 A World Title Race

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is the Middle East’s biggest international sporting event and the only twilight race on the F1® calendar. On a yearly basis since 2009, the iconic Capital of UAE prepares to welcome thousands of visitors, journalists, sports enthusiast and fans seeking not only the excitement of roaring engines, but also the attendance of Yasalam Festival is the largest city-wide entertainment program by any F1® host city, a carefully crafted celebrations of motorsport, music, film, art, culture and community. The most recent edition of this event took place from 24-27 Nov, 2016.

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JOINING MEMBERS OF ME3S EVENT’S COMMUNITY

Do not miss the opportunity to meet with our Buying Organizations:


TOP 5 REASONS TO PARTICIPATE Develop a comprehensive insight into international standards, industry trends,local regulations and best practice by interacting with market experts Network and build relationships with key international stakeholders Identify regional business opportunities through tailored matchmaking Share best practices, lessons learned & innovation with industry expert Assess the key challenges of your clients and seize the opportunities


INITIAL EVENT AGENDA

Highlighting major international events

U.A.E., the prime destination for hosting major events

Lessons learned, best practice and innovative solutions

Impact of laws and regulations, culture, and standards on major events

Industry trends, technologies and challenges

Industry stakeholders & supply chain

Strategic planning, procurement process and global expertise

Opportunities and challenges faced by hosting major events in the U.A.E.

Market opportunities in the expanded region (Expo 2020, Qatar Fifa...)

Implications of major events on crowded places (Malls, Airports, Hotels, Theme Parks...)


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BAI IN APRIL 2017 Meline Eolmezian Soulie

Group Events Director - Safety & Security Portfolio meline.soulie@reedexpo.ae Reed Exhibitions Middle East

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