Abu Dhabi Meeting Planners' Guide 2021

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FROM TECH TO INNOVATION

As the MICE sector continues to grow, so does the demand for top-notch support. Abu Dhabi is best placed in terms of infrastructure - with myriad successful events hosted – as well as stable, reliable technology backing for the best possible outcome.

An innovative, nimble approach means that the emirate is best placed to adapt to any specific requirement, and its deep well of experienced personnel is at the ready to provide a variety of support.

WELCOME

Welcome to Abu Dhabi, a dynamic business events destination built on its strategic regional location, fastgrowing knowledge economy and innovative ecosystem. Here, in Abu Dhabi, you will find everything that you need to organise impactful meetings and business events of any scale at any time of the year.

Offering the perfect blend of modern facilities and bestin-class infrastructure, Abu Dhabi continues to lead MICE tourism in the region, illustrated by its regular hosting of prestigious regional and international business events.

Sitting at the crossroads of the east and the west, Abu Dhabi is easily accessible, with direct air connections to a multitude of destinations, with one-third of the worldÕs population reachable within a four-hour flight, drawing delegates and visitors from all around the world.

Besides productive meetings and business engagements in Abu Dhabi, delegates can benefit from a distinctive wide-ranging selection of hotels, championshipready golf courses, vibrant museums, cultural landmarks, pristine beaches, magnificent desert dunes and exciting sporting events.

Our team of professionals is ready to cater to your requirements, offer dedicated support and guidance and equip you with an array of valuable tools and services that will help ensure the success of your business events in Abu Dhabi.

We hope this guide showcases our unique destination, introducing our latest developments and sharing the catalogue of offerings that will help you deliver impactful business events in Abu Dhabi.

We look forward to welcoming you and making your event a success.

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PREFACE 04 GLOBALLY CONNECTED Abu Dhabi's global connections and travel times from major international hubs around the world 06 IN FOCUS Discover the UAE capital the largest of the seven emirates in the country comprising more than 200 natural islands scattered across the Arabian Gulf CONTENTS INSIDER GUIDE 18 NEED TO KNOW All the information needed to plan a visit to Abu Dhabi 20 ON THE MOVE A vast array of transportation options makes it easy to explore all that the emirate has to offer 22 MOMENTS IN TIME Discover Abu Dhabi's remarkable transformation from a fishing village into a global hub DISTRICTS 26 ABU DHABI CORNICHE This district is home to cultural attractions, beachside resorts and dining establishments 28 CAPITAL CENTRE This district comprises the emirate's largest exhibition venue, popular attractions and hotels 30 KHALIFA CITY This sprawling residential suburb is a hive of activity 32 SAADIYAT ISLAND Fringed by crystal-clear waters, the island boasts luxury resorts, cultural hubs, beaches and golf courses 34 YAS ISLAND Award-winning amusement parks make Yas Island a leading entertainment destination 36 AL AIN Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Al Ain INSIGHT 10 RISING
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Director of ADCEB, Mubarak Al Shamisi, sheds light on Abu Dhabi's value proposition as the ideal destination for meetings and events in the UAE as well as its achievements 14 RIDING HIGH A record year for the capital, Abu Dhabi finished 2019 with record-breaking visitor numbers and a staggering rise in travel and tourism statistics 42 38 AL DHAFRA Explore the world's largest uninterrupted desert VENUES 42 CONVENTION
Discover the best places in the capital to host your next business event 48 HOTEL
Plan the perfect event in the remarkable settings of Abu Dhabi's finest hotels 90 ALTERNATIVE
Discover meeting venues for every type of event 94 UNIQUE
When it comes to out-of-the-ordinary options, the capital certainly impresses EXPLORE 102 WELCOMING THE WORLD Abu Dhabi's calendar of events is action-packed 104 CAPITAL
Discover the capital's significant cultural icons 110 IMMERSIVE
Explore the emirate's cultural highlights 112 TEAM
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Abu Dhabi offers a host of activities that highlight the region's commitment to a more sustainable future SUPPORT 122 EVENT SUPPORT SERVICES Events are made easy with numerous support services available 126 USEFUL CONTACTS Plan your next event in Abu Dhabi with access to our approved list of partners104 26 20
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INSIGHT

Nestled in the heart of the Middle East, at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Abu Dhabi lends itself perfectly to international events. With state-of-the-art infrastructure and luxurious spaces, suitable for both small and large gatherings, the emirate beckons planners from around the world. In this section, discover how the city has cemented its status as a leading destination in which to host business events. Learn more about its well-rounded leisure offerings, comprising record-breaking attractions and authentic cultural experiences, which enhance its appeal for delegates attending business events.

RISING TO THE OCCASION

The Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau is proud to promote the emirate as a leading global destination for business events to international audiences

The past few decades have witnessed Abu Dhabi transform into a global travel destination. Its ascent to the top has resulted in an increased influx of visitors, who come to the UAE capital's glistening shores in search of new opportunities and experiences.

On the tourism front, the emirate has never failed to deliver on its promise of unforgettable adventures. The credit for this goes to the capital's record-breaking attractions and landmarks that appeal to residents and visitors alike. But with its sights

In March 2013, the Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) was established in the capital with an aim to cement the emirate's status as a leading global destination for meetings and events. Since its inception, Abu Dhabi has enjoyed a great deal of success, profitably scaling its proposition for business events.

ÒThe availability of such a strong portfolio of entertainment options in Abu Dhabi makes the destination a versatile MICE hubÓ

A VALUE PROPOSITION

Through its endeavours, ADCEB has positioned the city as the premier choice for planners, leveraging its strategic location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.

Over the past decade, Abu Dhabi has rapidly developed its offering, making it a well-reputed MICE destination. It features a wide variety of impressive venues, suitable for different types of events, with the award-winning Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) proudly leading the way," says Mubarak Al Shamisi, Director of ADCEB.

Aiding the bureau 's efforts in strengthening its MICE proposition is the UAE capital s world-class infrastructure and amenities, array of accommodation options, reliable public transporation and advanced event management technology.

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All of these are critical factors considered by MICE professionals when choosing a destination in which to host an event," says Al Shamisi. "Moreover, the availability of such a strong portfolio of entertainment options in Abu Dhabi makes the destination a versatile MICE hub. The year-round calendar of events, covering everything, from music and art to sports, also highlights the emirate's remarkable capability to host events of various genres.

"Of course, there is also our notable Arabian hospitality, which is one of the key aspects of the destination. It all comes together as a bespoke, unparalleled experience, which intertwines business and leisure, something we've found corporate travellers seek out when shortlisting an event location," he adds.

SUCCESS STORY

In the last decade, Abu Dhabi has successfully hosted numerous globally significant conferences and large-scale exhibitions, resulting in a staggering rise in the number of events held in the capital. In 2019 alone, more than 13,000 events were licensed in the city with an estimated total of 23,700 speakers and 1,300 entertainers involved. Giving the emirate's MICE facilities a considerable boost, ADNEC, which hosts more than 327 events and 1.6 million visitors annually, raised the curtain on a new event space last year. Built specifically for meetings and conferences with a difference, The Hive boasts 865 square metres of space, comprising an 80-seat auditorium called The Collaboratorium, a versatile space named The Lab and three meeting rooms.

The year 2019 also proved lucrative for unconventional event spaces, with Louvre Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat and Qasr Al Watan leading the charge.

Proving that the bureau 's hard work is clearly paying dividends, Abu Dhabi was named the Middle East 's Leading Business Destination' at the 2019 World Travel Awards. "It 's a testament to our efforts and an accolade that can be attributed to the comprehensive array of unique offerings available in the city," he explains.

BATTLING A CRISIS

Riding this wave of success, ADCEB intended to follow its 2019 achievements by introducing new initiatives at the dawn of the new decade. The year 2020, however, proved tumultuous, with the COVID-19 pandemic denting the efforts of not only the MICE sector but also of other industries.

In spite of the unfavourable circumstances, ADCEB rose to the challenge, pivoting its operations accordingly in order to reopen the emirate to international travellers and develop programmes and guidelines in response to the ever-evolving requirements of the MICE sector.

Al Shamisi explains that, among other immediate priorities, ADCEB worked tirelessly to enable the seamless organisation of virtual and hybrid events without compromising the health and safety of the local community and international visitors.

"Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we developed and launched various campaigns to engage with visitors in the past few months. In the face of adversity, our team helped increase awareness about Abu Dhabi as an ideal destination for business tourism.

"One of our most successful projects during the pandemic was the #StayCurious campaign. With more time spent online than ever before, we felt it was necessary to develop a solution

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to keep the community informed with the latest happenings in order to stay engaged with the destination.

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Stay Connected, one of the pillars under the initiative, was dedicated to MICE professionals, event organisers and planners, providing information on courses to upskill in various areas. It also served as a platform to share industry insights, helping professionals navigate the disruptions and challenges posed by COVID-19."

In the midst of a global health crisis, Abu Dhabi also managed to safely keep its events scene alive. " Take a look at the UFC Fight Island as an example. The capital was able to deliver a significant event in spite of the pandemic. The emirate created a safe zone with stringent guidelines in place to ensure everyone's safety, all while organising and delivering an event of such magnitude in terms of requirements and popularity. Its success helped us prove our ability to host more events on a similar scale and beyond."

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Clearly, the emirate shows no signs of slowing down. Instead, the everchanging nature of the crisis has presented an opportunity for various departments, local partners and stakeholders within Abu Dhabi to work together to combat the present adversity and create favourable economic conditions for everyone in a post-COVID future.

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A few months into the pandemic, we launched the Rediscover Abu Dhabi campaign, which was aimed at encouraging domestic audiences to experience some of the emirate's most exciting offers and activities. The campaign was announced shortly after implementing a set of stringent guidelines as part of DCT Abu Dhabi 's Go Safe Certification, with a mission to standardise safety levels across all tourism and retail establishments in the emirate. By addressing concerns presented by residents and visitors as a result of the pandemic, we were able to uplift the confidence of the community and enliven the tourism sector," he explains.

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We are also developing new initiatives that combine the cultural fabric of Abu Dhabi with the events sector. As a result, we have launched exclusive cultural programmes for groups, providing a unique opportunity to delve into the heritage of Abu Dhabi and experience first-hand some of the most authentic Emirati traditions as part of their business trip."

looking for new and unconventional ways to expand our offering to attract more events and corporate groups. Initiatives, such as ADCEB s Advantage Abu Dhabi programme, unveiled additional areas of support to encourage the launch and scalability of business events."

These efforts are only bolstered when international organisations continue to use Abu Dhabi as their base in the Middle East. Today, the emirate is home to multinational corporations belonging to an array of industries, such as oil and gas, energy, financial services, innovation, healthcare, as well as arts and culture.

This new initiative aligns with ADCEB's commitment to give business visitors the opportunity to learn more about the local culture in new and exciting ways, resulting in a memorable experience where business and leisure integrate effortlessly.

ADCEB has also partnered with a number of stakeholders across the emirate to offer enticing business and leisure packages to groups.

"Our recent collaboration with Louvre Abu Dhabi has given planners the exclusive opportunity to host their event at the emirate's most iconic museum. Organisers can now

commission Emirati artists for special live performances or offer creative workshops to participate in as a group," explains Shamisi.

FUTURE FOCUS

Initiatives such as these have helped the emirate find firm footing in an incredibly competitive market. Yet, the bureau is not resting on its laurels and is constantly employing fresh initiatives and focusing on new sectors within the events industry.

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At the heart of ADCEB's efforts is the mission to enhance the destination's profile. We are constantly

" The progression of key industries and the emergence of new trade networks has helped attract more events to the city and uplift Abu Dhabi 's profile within the global business community.

" The UAE is leading the way for the events sector in the region and beyond as it aims to become a hub for knowledge and innovation in this part of the world. Our goal for the coming years is to further expand our scope and strengthen our proposition as an emerging global business destination.

" We also seek to develop a globally competitive and future-ready MICE industry to scale new heights and deliver memorable experiences to our delegates, event organisers and planners," he concludes.

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Based on the 2019 report by the Union of International Associations (UIA), Abu Dhabi ranked 22nd worldwide and sixth in Asia in terms of destinations with the highest number of events. This also positioned the emirate as the destination with the highest number of events in the MENA region during the year.

Abu Dhabi also climbed 41 places in rankings reported by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), which considers the total number of association conventions held in a destination along with the total number of delegates in attendance. The emirate ranked 56th worldwide in terms of

14          Pakistan 117kJordan 119k Philippines 175k Egypt 184k Germany 128k UK 267k India 450k USA 204k China 396k KSA 163k Top 10 source markets in 2019Abu Dhabi's hotel inventory comprises 168 hotels 32,818 rooms across the emirate 13.4M 2.6 nights nights spent by guests average length of stay hotel guests 5.1M  YOY AED5.8 billion in hotel revenues 6.6% Purpose of visit 58% leisure16% business 11% VFR 11% transit 4% other Abu Dhabi's MICE industry welcomed 23,700 Speakers 1,300 Entertainers More than 13K events licensed RIDING HIGH A record year for the capital, Abu Dhabi finished 2019 strongly Abu Dhabi welcomed a record-breaking 11.35M international visitors Insight | ACHIEVEMENTS 15
delegates. Did you know? Oil & Gas Tourism & Culture Petrochemicals Healthcare Equipment & Services Metals Transportation, Trade & Logistics Aviation, Aerospace & Defence Education Pharmaceuticals, Biotech & Life Sciences Media Financial Services Telecommunication Services Key industries World's Leading Sports Tourism Destination 2019 World Travel Awards Middle East's Leading Business Travel Destination 2019 World Travel Awards -------Middle East's Leading Tourist Board 2019 World Travel Awards Best Middle East Destination 2019 Travel Weekly Asia Readers' Choice Awards Best MICE Destination 2019 China Tourism's National Tourism Awards -------Best Middle East Business & Event Tourism City 2019 Business Traveller Russia Awards Best Middle East Business & Event Tourism City 2019 CIS Awards Best Convention Bureau Middle East 2019 Corporate Travel Awards -------Best Business Destination 2019 & 2020 Italian Mission Awards Best Business Destination 2020 India's Best Awards by Travel + Leisure India Best Marketing Destination 2020 MICE China Awards Awards

INSIDER GUIDE

Well connected to major cities around the world, Abu Dhabi is ideally positioned along the Arabian Gulf, offering visitors from the Middle East and beyond easy access to a thriving business and leisure hub. This section serves as a handy guide to help you plan the perfect trip to the UAE capital, complete with essential information to make the most of your time in the bustling emirate. Discover everything from travel arrangements and visa requirements to public transport networks. Also, learn more about the city's remarkable transformation through the decades.

NEED TO KNOW

TIME ZONE

Abu Dhabi follows Gulf Standard Time (GST) with an offset of UTC +04:00.

LANGUAGE

Arabic is the official language. English is widely spoken and understood.

RELIGION

Islam is the official religion of the state.

RAMADAN

The capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi is the largest of the country's seven emirates.

is nestled on the north-eastern stretch of the Arabian Gulf. Oman lies to its east, while the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia borders its southern stretch.

REGIONS

Abu Dhabi is divided into three municipal regions:

city of Abu Dhabi is in the centre

Ain lies in the east

Dhafra lies to the west

AIRPORTS

CONNECTIONS

The emirate of Abu Dhabi is linked to prime destinations around the world with more than 50 airlines flying to and from more than 100 destinations in over 56 countries.

CARRIERS

During the Holy Month of Ramadan, Muslims fast during daylight hours in keeping with religious practices.

CURRENCY

The national currency is the UAE dirham (AED). It is pegged to the U.S. dollar (US$1 = AED3.67) and is among the world's most stable currencies.

INTERNATIONAL ROAMING

Local telecom service providers, Etisalat, Du and Virgin Mobile, offer tourist SIM cards with calling and data packages for short-term stays. Free Wi-Fi is available across all hotels and select public locations.

VISAS

Visas on arrival are available for a wide selection of nationalities. Citizens of other countries can apply for a visa prior to their trip. For more information

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BUSINESS HOURS

The working week lasts from Sunday to Thursday with Friday and Saturday considered as the weekend. During Ramadan, working hours are shortened.

WEATHER

Abu Dhabi has hot summers, cool winters and very little rainfall. Summer lasts from April to October with peak temperatures reaching 45° C (113°F). The cooler months last from November to March when the daytime temperature is around 24° C (75°F).

DRESS CODE

As a sign of respect for the local culture, cover your shoulders and legs in public places.

TRAVEL ADAPTOR

The plug type used in Abu Dhabi is G with three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. The emirate operates on a supply voltage of 230V and 50Hz.

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ON THE

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A vast array of transportation options makes it easy to explore all that the emirate has to offer

Covering close to 1,000 square kilometres in the UAE, there is plenty of ground to cover in Abu Dhabi, with record-breaking attractions to discover at every turn. Visitors looking to explore the emirate will find plenty of options to safely and efficiently navigate their way around the city.

TAXIS

The most convenient way to navigate the city is by taxi. These can be booked by calling the TransAD hotline on  600 535353 or via the free Abu Dhabi Taxi app available on the Google Play store for Android smartphones or the App Store for iOS users. Alternatively, city taxis can be hailed by the roadside.

Local taxi and private car booking services, Careem and Uber, are also available throughout the emirate.

Debit and credit card payments, in addition to in-app and mobile payments, are accepted when you book a taxi.

CAR RENTALS

There are a number of car rental companies in Abu Dhabi, offering popular options for regular commutes and high-end brands for a little more luxury, including Avis, Hertz, Thrifty UAE and Apex Luxury Car Hire

To hire a car, you will need a copy of your passport and a valid driving licence from your home country or an international driving licence. Credit card payments are mandatory for car rentals in the UAE.

FERRY SERVICES

PRIVATE JETS

E-SCOOTERS

Last year, the UAE capital became the first market in the GCC to introduce a fleet of electronic scooters by San Francisco-based e-scooter provider, Lime. A unique way to commute, these can be rented by downloading the Lime app, available in both the App and Google Play stores, which highlights the nearest pick-up locations. Fares can also be paid using the app.

BUSES

The capital benefits from a comprehensive network of buses serving more than 95 routes throughout the city. At the airport, there is a service that departs every 40 minutes from Terminal 1, 2 and 3. On Yas Island, the Yas Express is a complimentary shuttle bus service that covers major tourist attractions, across two routes the Blue Line and the Red Line.

Public bus fares can be paid for with the Hafilat card, which needs to be loaded with money and swiped before and after every trip. The fare is calculated automatically based on the distance of the passenger's journey.

An interesting way to explore the city is via various forms of water transportation. The Abra Water Hopping Service, operated by Captain Tony's with traditional boats, runs between the hotels along Khor Al Maqta, Eastern Mangroves and Yas Island. Another option is the Jalboot ferry that has daily services with four drop-off points in the emirate Abu Dhabi Mall, Yas Marina, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr and Etihad Towers.

For transportation by ferry, only cash payments are accepted at the departure point. However, if bookings are made online in advance, payments can also be made during checkout on the website.

For a truly unforgettable experience, take to the skies above Abu Dhabi and enjoy aerial views of the emirate's most famous landmarks on board a seaplane or helicopter.

Luxury seaplane tour operator Seawings offers private scenic tours in a comfortable seaplane and has a range of packages to make the most of the emirate's landmarks, including transfers to Sir Bani Yas Island and Zaya Nurai Island, which can be booked and paid for online.

Another way of reaching Sir Bani Yas Island is with Rotana Jet. Departing from Abu Dhabi International Airport Terminal 2, the company operates five flights a week.

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MOMENTS IN TIME

From a tiny fishing village to a global hub for business and leisure, Abu Dhabi's transformation story is truly remarkable

Legend has it, that in the late 1700s, Bedouin hunters wandering through the desert in search of food, followed an antelope for miles across the dunes. The young creature an Arabian sand gazelle led the tribe to a source of fresh water.

Having discovered a valuable resource, the nomads settled on the island of Abu Dhabi.

To mark the founding of a new settlement, the tribe constructed a watchtower near the well, which stands tall even today as the oldest building in Abu Dhabi the historic Qasr Al Hosn. The surrounding quarters served as the home

of the ruling family for almost two centuries and witnessed the remarkable rise of Abu Dhabi, from a humble pearl farming and fishing village to a mega player in the global oil industry and now, a prime travel destination.

While much of the city dates back to the 18th century, its roots go far deeper, although very little is known about life in Abu Dhabi before the 1700s. The earliest evidence of civilisation in the region goes back to 6000 BCE, with significant archaeological finds suggesting that nomadic communities have inhabited the area since the Neolithic Age.

1952

The seven emirates form a Trucial Council

1958 The economic impact from the decline in pearl farming is quickly reversed with the momentous discovery of oil in the region

1966

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan becomes ruler of Abu Dhabi

1971 Under the leadership of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi joins hands with the leaders of the surrounding sheikhdoms to form the UAE

1981

The UAE becomes a founding member of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the first summit is held in Abu Dhabi 2009

2003

Abu Dhabi establishes the country's national carrier, Etihad Airways

2004

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan becomes ruler of Abu Dhabi

2007

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque opens its doors while ADNEC also launches, opening up the emirate to the MICE industry in the region and

2010

The Bani Yas tribe arrives in Abu Dhabi and settles in the region, having

News about the newfound water source spreads around the region and the settlement

To protect the growing community, the tribe constructs a watchtower near the well, marking the foundation of Qasr Al Hosn

The island of Abu Dhabi is named the capital of the Bani Yas tribal confederation

The emirate hosts the first edition of Formula 1TM

The world's first Ferraribranded theme park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, opens on Yas Island

2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens on Saadiyat Island, establishing the emirate as an up-and-coming art hub

2020

The Abraham Accord is signed between the UAE and Israel, marking the first public normalisation of relations between an Arab country and Israel in the 21st century

FUTURE FOCUS

» 2021 - The UAE hopes to become one of the most innovative nations in the world with a strategy that stimulates innovation in renewable energy, transport, education, health, technology, water and space.

» 2024 - The UAE will have developed a 100 percent Emiratimade lunar rover to be sent to the moon.

» 2030 - The 'Plan Abu Dhabi 2030 - Urban Structure Framework Plan', designed to help the government filter and respond to current and future development needs, will have reached completion.

Sheikh Shakhbut bin Dhiyab Al Nahyan, the son of the tribal leader, Sheikh Dhiyab bin Isa Al Nahyan, becomes the first ruler of the capital

Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan takes over as the ruler of Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Al Nahyan becomes head and under his rule, pearl farming begins to flourish in the region

Japanese discovery of developing cultured pearls disrupts the pearl trade in Abu Dhabi

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DISTRICTS

Abu Dhabi is blessed with an abundance of natural diversity. The emirate is home to a vast desert in the south, lush mangroves in the heart of the city and a stunning coastline along the Arabian Gulf. Dotted across this varied landscape are several districts that make the most of its surrounds to offer an all-encompassing experience that serves not only its residents but also visitors to this vibrant city. In this section, discover Abu Dhabi's key districts, from Al Dhafra's golden dunes and the glistening coastline along the Corniche to the emirate's hub for business.

ABU DHABI CORNICHE

This picturesque waterfront is home to remarkable cultural attractions, five-star beachside resorts and world-class dining venues

Stretching across an impressive eight kilometres of manicured waterfront, Corniche Road is perhaps best known for its long promenade. Drawing in visitors throughout the year, the area can be explored through a series of pedestrian pathways and cycle tracks, while the numerous restaurants and cafŽs are ideal for those looking to sit back, relax and take in the views.

For visitors seeking the ideal base in this area, there are several hotels featuring first-class leisure amenities, a wide array of restaurants and cuisines and a host of meeting venues. During downtime, there is plenty to do along the Corniche, including indulging in some retail therapy at Marina Mall or Nation Towers.

Visitors can also learn more about the rich history of the emirate by heading to Heritage Village at the southern edge of the Corniche. A reconstruction of an authentic oasis village, there are workshops taking place throughout the day that showcase traditional skills, such as pottery and metalwork.

In the heart of the neighbourhood, Qasr Al Hosn is another fascinating cultural attraction that is well worth visiting. The first permanent structure in the UAE, it was constructed in the 1790s. The landmark was recently renovated and it is now home to a museum that tells the story of Abu Dhabi and its people.

Qasr Al Watan, a cultural landmark based inside Abu Dhabi ’s Presidential Palace complex, is also popular and every bit as impressive as you would expect. Complete with expansive white domes, striking chandeliers and lush gardens, the icon pays tribute to Arabian heritage and design.

Once inside, visitors can embark on a journey through the nation's legacy as they explore a collection of fascinating exhibits.

The Founder ’s Memorial, a permanent national tribute to the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president of the UAE, is found along Abu Dhabi Corniche.

At the centrepiece is The Constellation, a stunning artwork crafted in Sheikh Zayed 's image from a total of 1,327 geometric shapes suspended from 1,110 cables and illuminated by more than 2,000 lights.

KEY ATTRACTIONS

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» AL BATEEN WHARF » CORNICHE BEACH » HERITAGE VILLAGE » MARINA MALL » QASR AL HOSN » QASR AL WATAN » THE FOUNDER’S MEMORIAL » THE GALLERIA ON AL MARYAH ISLAND LEADING VENUES 1. BEACH ROTANA 2. CENTRO AL MANHAL ABU DHABI 3. CONRAD ABU DHABI ETIHAD TOWERS 4. COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT WORLD TRADE CENTER 5. CROWNE PLAZA ABU DHABI 6. CULTURAL FOUNDATION 7. EMIRATES PALACE 8. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ABY DHABI AT AL MARYAH ISLAND 9. GRAND HYATT ABU DHABI HOTEL & RESIDENCES EMIRATES PEARL 10. GRAND MILLENNIUM AL WAHDA 11. INTERCONTINENTAL ABU DHABI 12. KHALIDIYA PALACE RAYHAAN BY ROTANA 13. LE MÉRIDIEN ABU DHABI 14. LE ROYAL MÉRIDIEN, ABU DHABI 15. MARRIOTT HOTEL DOWNTOWN, ABU DHABI 16. QASR AL WATAN 17. RADISSON BLU HOTEL & RESORT, ABU DHABI CORNICHE 18. ROSEWOOD ABU DHABI 19. ROYAL ROSE HOTEL 20. SHERATON ABU DHABI HOTEL & RESORT 21. SOFITEL ABU DHABI CORNICHE 22. THE ABU DHABI EDITION 23. THE ST. REGIS ABU DHABI Abu Dhabi Corniche Founder's Memorial 27

CAPITAL CENTRE

The heart of commerce in the capital, the district is home to the emirate's

One of the busiest districts in the emirate, Capital Centre has emerged as a popular destination for business visitors, thanks to the impressive Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Attracting leading exhibitions for more than a decade, the centre is located near Abu Dhabi International Airport. Covering 133,000 square metres of event space, it is within close proximity to an excellent selection of world-class hotels.

Just a short distance from the exhibition centre is another indoor complex that can be used for sporting, entertainment and corporate events. Opened in 2014 and located in Zayed Sports City, the Jiu-Jitsu Arena, formerly known as Mubadala Arena, boasts 2,500 square metres of flexible event space.

For those interested in Abu Dhabi's rich culture and history, a visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is an absolute must. One of the largest mosques in the world, it features striking white marble exteriors, while visitors will discover a prayer hall inside that can accommodate 40,000 worshippers

A short distance from the mosque is Souk Qaryat Al Beri, well worth visiting for a spot of retail therapy.

Visitors seeking some respite in nature will find solace among the waters of Mangrove National Park that is home to a number of exotic species of flora and fauna.

By the shores of the Al Maqta Creek, a new attraction, Al Qana, is taking shape. Spanning 7,000 square metres, this waterfront development is set to be home to the largest aquarium in the Middle East with more than 33,000 marine animals.

28 Districts | CAPITAL CENTRE 28 14 8 6 17 18 7 5 14 9 2 15 19 16 10 3 12 13 20 11 SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE SOUQ QARYAT AL BERI BAWABAT ABU DHABI UM YIFENAH ISLAND MANGROVE NATIONAL PARK KHOR AL MAQTA WATERFRONT AL QANA JIU-JITSU ARENA STAY | HOTEL VENUES 29
largest exhibition venue, popular attractions and high-end hotels KEY ATTRACTIONS » AL QANA » KHOR AL MAQTA WATERFRONT » MANGROVE NATIONAL PARK » SHEIKH ZAYED GRAND MOSQUE LEADING VENUES 1. ABU DHABI NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE (ADNEC) 2. ABU DHABI NATIONAL THEATRE 3. ANANTARA EASTERN MANGROVES ABU DHABI HOTEL 4. ANDAZ CAPITAL GATE HOTEL ABU DHABI 5. ARMED FORCES OFFICERS CLUB & HOTEL 6. ALOFT HOTEL ABU DHABI 7. CAPITAL CENTRE ARJAAN BY ROTANA 8. CENTRO CAPITAL CENTRE 9. DUSIT THANI ABU DHABI 10. FAIRMONT BAB AL BAHR 11. HILTON CAPITAL GRAND ABU DHABI 12. JIU-JITSU ARENA 13. MILLENNIUM CAPITAL GATE ABU DHABI 14. NOVOTEL ABU DHABI AL BUSTAN 15. PARK ARJAAN BY ROTANA 16. PARK ROTANA ABU DHABI 17. PEARL ROTANA CAPITAL CENTRE 18. THE DOMES 19. THE RITZ-CARLTON ABU DHABI, GRAND CANAL 20. ZAYED SPORTS CITY Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ADNEC 29

KHALIFA

sprawling residential suburb in Abu Dhabi

meetings, events and conferences

Over the past decade, Khalifa City has blossomed into an off-island suburban hub with thousands of luxurious homes, leisure facilities, dining venues and retail avenues. Popular among locals seeking an all-encompassing residential experience, Khalifa City has proved to be the ideal place to live in the UAE capital. But there is plenty to explore for visitors, too.

A selection of sleek hotels can be found in and around the city, boasting world-class leisure amenities and

state-of-the-art meeting facilities. The area is also home to unique event venues, which have hosted major sporting championships. From Zayed Cricket Stadium to Abu Dhabi Golf Club, planners will find an endless array of options to choose from.

Within close proximity lies Masdar City, which champions the emirate's pioneering vision of a city of the future.

With the goal of becoming the world's most sustainable eco-city, it is leading the way to a 'greener' UAE.

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WILL DO THE MAP TOMORROW :) Districts | KHALIFA CITY 1 6 2 7 8 5 3 4 KHALFIA CITY SAMALIYAH ISLAND SAS AL NAKHL ISLAND YAS ISLAND ZERAA ISLAND AL RAHA CREEK KHOR LAFFAN 30 STAY | HOTEL VENUES 31
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LEADING VENUES 1. ABU DHABI GOLF CLUB 2. AL FORSAN INTERNATIONAL SPORTS RESORT 3. AL GHAZAL GOLF CLUB 4. AL RAHA BEACH HOTEL 5. MARRIOTT HOTEL AL FORSAN 6. THE WESTIN ABU DHABI GOLF RESORT & SPA 7. ZAYED CRICKET STADIUM 8. ZAYED UNIVERSITY CONVENTION CENTER Abu Dhabi Golf Club 31

SAADIYAT

Fringed by coastal waters, the island is home to some of the capital's finest resorts, cultural hubs, scenic beaches and golf courses

Saadiyat Island has undergone major transformation to become a worldclass hub for all things leisure, business and culture related. Situated 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and seven minutes from Downtown Abu Dhabi, this natural island is perfectly placed to offer an array of unique experiences.

Spread across 27 square kilometres, the island is dotted with a host of ambitious projects, from cultural hubs and five-star resorts to dining venues and golf courses, all surrounded by a picturesque coastline.

Undoubtedly, the island's biggest highlight is Saadiyat Cultural District, which houses the world's single largest concentration of cultural venues.

At its heart lies Louvre Abu Dhabi and Manarat Al Saadiyat, which regularly host temporary exhibitions, showcasing the works of renowned artists. These creative hubs will soon be joined by Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.

Alongside this rich cultural offering, Saadiyat Island also boasts a world-class leisure proposition, presenting visitors and residents with an idyllic island escape characterised by luxurious seaside resorts, white sandy beaches and renowned dining venues. Saadiyat Beach Golf Club is renowned among golf enthusiasts, while Saadiyat Beach Club offers visitors the chance to soak up the region's ample sunshine.

32 AL REEM ISLAND EAST SHAMS ABU DHABI SAADIYAT BEACH GOLF CLUB NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI MANARAT AL SAADIYATCULTURAL DISTRICT SAADIYAT MARINA DISTRICT SAADIYAT BEACH VILLAS 7 SAADIYAT PUBLIC BEACH ZAYA NURAI ISLAND AL MARYAH ISLAND Districts | SAADIYAT ISLAND 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 32 SOUL BEACH STAY | HOTEL VENUES 33
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KEY ATTRACTIONS » LOUVRE ABU DHABI » MANARAT AL SAADIYAT » SAADIYAT BEACH GOLF CLUB » SAADIYAT PUBLIC BEACH » SOUL BEACH LEADING VENUES 1. JUMEIRAH AT SAADIYAT ISLAND RESORT 2. LOUVRE ABU DHABI 3. MANARAT AL SAADIYAT 4. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY ABU DHABI 5. PARK HYATT ABU DHABI HOTEL AND VILLAS 6. RIXOS PREMIUM SAADIYAT ISLAND 7. SAADIYAT ROTANA RESORT & VILLAS 8. THE ST. REGIS SAADIYAT ISLAND RESORT, ABU DHABI 9. ZAYA NURAI ISLAND Louvre Abu Dhabi 33

Award-winning theme parks, record-breaking attractions and a Formula

If there is one destination in the UAE capital that can truly boast about having it all, it is Yas Island. Popular among residents and visitors alike for its vast entertainment offerings, the island promises the 360-degree entertainment experience, packed with fun-filled experiences at every turn.

Located 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, Yas Island is home to an impressive mall, a picturesque beach, an incredible golf course and first-class hotels. But the island's star attractions are its theme parks that promise visitors of all ages a unique entertainment experience.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is home to the world's fastest roller coaster; Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi gives visitors a chance to interact with their favourite superheroes and cartoon

characters; adventure seekers can take on the world's widest indoor skydiving flight chamber and the world's tallest indoor climbing wall at Clymb Abu Dhabi; and racecar fans can test their mettle in true F1TM style at Yas Marina Circuit.

34 Districts | YAS ISLAND YAS ISLAND CLYMB ABU DHABI YAS BEACH 1 3 9 10 7 4 5 8 6 34 2 STAY | HOTEL VENUES 35
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OneTM circuit make Yas Island a leading entertainment destination KEY ATTRACTIONS » CLYMB ABU DHABI » FERRARI WORLD ABU DHABI » WARNER BROS. WORLD ABU DHABI » YAS BEACH » YAS LINKS ABU DHABI » YAS MARINA CIRCUIT » YAS WATERWORLD LEADING VENUES 1. CROWNE PLAZA ABU DHABI YAS ISLAND 2. ETIHAD ARENA 3. FERRARI WORLD ABU DHABI 4. HILTON YAS ISLAND 5. RADISSON BLU HOTEL, ABU DHABI YAS ISLAND 6. W ABU DHABI - YAS ISLAND 7. WARNER BROS. WORLD ABU DHABI 8. YAS ISLAND ROTANA 9. YAS LINKS ABU DHABI 10. YAS MARINA CIRCUIT Yas Marina Circuit Clymb Abu Dhabi 35

A 90-minute drive from the heart of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain is well worth the visit. No other locale in Abu Dhabi brims with so much life as the garden city. Not only is this district home to some of the world's oldest villages but it also boasts a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is against this charming backdrop that several hospitality brands have established luxurious hotels, the ideal setting for an event with a difference.

The birthplace of the President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the beautiful Qasr Al Muwaiji is found in Al Ain. Carefully preserved and restored into a state-ofthe-art museum, the venue now hosts an exhibition that brings to life the story of Abu Dhabi's ruling family.

No visit to Al Ain is complete without a trip to Al Ain Oasis. Stretching across 1,200 hectares, the oasis has borne witness to centuries of history. Now

a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is home to over 147,000 date palms and fruit trees, fed by a 3,000-year-old irrigation channel.

Al Ain Zoo is a favourite with families looking to spend a day out in the city. Home to over 4,000 animals, visitors can enjoy activities such as giraffe feeding and camel riding.

For adventure lovers, the Jebel Hafit mountain, the highest peak in Abu Dhabi, stands 1,249 metres above sea level. It presents incredible photo opportunities over the cityscape, especially at sunrise and sunset.

Al Ain is also ideal for team building activities, thanks to Jebel Hafit Desert Park, which offers glamping. Wadi Adventure is great for water sports, allowing visitors to take on the world's longest man-made white water rafting channel and the world's tallest surfing wall.

36 Districts | AL AIN 2 3 45 6 7 8 10 11 9 AL AIN OASIS AL JAHILI FORT AL QATTARA FORT QASR AL MUWAIJI AL AIN ZOO AL AIN SPORTPLEX
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AL AIN Known as the UAE capital's garden city, thanks to its lush setting in the heart of a sandy landscape, Al Ain overflows with visual charm KEY ATTRACTIONS » AL AIN OASIS » AL AIN ZOO » AL JAHILI FORT » AL QATTARA FORT » JEBEL HAFIT » JEBEL HAFIT DESERT PARK » QASR AL MUWAIJI » WADI ADVENTURE LEADING VENUES 1. AL AIN CONVENTION CENTRE 2. AL AIN ROTANA 3. AYLA HOTEL 4. DANAT AL AIN RESORT 5. HILTON AL AIN 6. MERCURE GRAND JEBEL HAFEET HOTEL 7. AYLA BAWADI HOTEL 8. TELAL RESORT 9. HAZZA BIN ZAYED STADIUM 10. AL WATHBA, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, ABU DHABI 11. AL WATHBA RESORT DESERT CAMP Al Ain Oasis 37

The world's largest uninterrupted desert meets the glistening waters of the Arabian Gulf in Abu Dhabi's westernmost region of Al Dhafra

With endless swathes of golden dunes, the westernmost region of Al Dhafra which makes up over two-thirds of Abu Dhabi remains largely unexplored. Yet, it offers a taste of the UAE's most adventurous off-road experiences.

Dotting the coast are numerous beaches and islands in an array of picturesque settings. The area also boasts a rich history, brought to life through myriad ancient forts set against dramatic landscapes.

One of the best reasons to visit Al Dhafra is Sir Bani Yas Island, home to

the Arabian Wildlife Park with over 17,000 free-roaming animals, fivestar hotels and historic sites. Visitors can enjoy 4x4 wildlife drives in the reserve, rivalling African safaris.

For photo opportunities, the Liwa Oasis is home to more than 100,000 trees. Those looking to explore the desert in true Arabian-nights fashion will find the flame-hued dunes of the Empty Quarter appealing. Known as the Rub' Al Khali, it is the world's largest uninterrupted sand mass, welcoming adventurers of all ages.

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38 Insider Guide | NEIGHBOURHOODSDistricts | AL DHAFRA LIWA OASIS RUB’ AL KHALI ARABIAN WILDLIFE PARK ABU AL ABYAD 1 2 3 4 38 MARAWAH ISLAND ARABIAN GULF KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA SIR BANI YAS ISLAND STAY | HOTEL VENUES 39
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VENUES

Abu Dhabi offers an array of meeting spaces and versatile venues. In this section, discover the best convention venues in the UAE capital, with details on everything there is to offer for your next event. Also within these pages is an extensive inventory of hotels offering unique venues that are sure to impress. Those seeking something out of the ordinary will also find a distinctive selection of unique meeting and event spaces. Rest assured there are plenty of choices for planners when hosting an event in the capital.

*Venues equipped to host large gatherings offering sizeable capacities to accommodate guests have been profiled in detail from page 42 through to page 89. Venues poised to host intimate gatherings with smaller capacities are featured in the matrix from page 90 onwards.

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

Al Ain Convention Centre

in the heart of Abu Dhabi's garden city, Al Ain Convention Centre is a state-ofthe-art venue that offers organisers access to an impressive event facility spanning 14,428 square metres of indoor space. This awardwinning venue with striking interiors lends itself to exhibitions, conferences, weddings and other special events.

42 Venues | CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRES 42 ICC Abu Dhabi 7919 6000 Conference Room A 1125 580 126 513 708 147 924 Conference Room B 741 370 78 330 432 99 492 Hall 4 3607 1400 1716 1832 3430 Capital Suite 1 214 120 54 108 180 59 170 Capital Suite 3 169 90 42 84 132 47 140 Capital Suite 5 233 140 60 120 200 65 196 Capital Suite 7 228 140 54 108 180 65 196 Capital Suite 8 166 90 36 84 140 47 130 Capital Suite 10 170 90 42 84 140 47 140 Capital Suite 13 180 110 42 96 132 53 140 Capital Suite 14 181 100 42 96 132 53 140 Capital Suite 16 124 70 24 60 96 35 84 Capital Suite 19 170 100 42 84 135 47 145 Capital Suite 21 296 100 66 138 84 74 247 Al Maared 1445 750 168 720 1000 183 1394
 00971 2 4446900 |  customer.services@adnec.ae |  adnec.ae Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre is one of the region's most in-demand venues. The centre is proud to be the first company in the business tourism sector in the MENA region to successfully complete the ISO 20121:2012 Stage 2 Assessment, which is the international standard for sustainable event management and best industry practices. MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 43 43
 00971 3 7637686 |  info@alaincc.ae |  alaincc.ae Located
Al Majlis 64.9 20 30 24 48 24 48 Al Barza 147.6 60 48 75 144 36 144 Conference Room 1 112.7 50 42 60 108 30 108 Conference Room 2 73 30 30 30 54 18 54 Conference Rooms 1 & 2 186.96 80 60 103 197 48 197 Meeting Room 1 40.7 20 18 18 35 15 35 Meeting Room 2 40 20 18 18 35 15 35 Meeting Room 3 39.7 20 18 18 35 15 35 Meeting Rooms 1, 2 & 3 121.91 60 48 63 132 42 132 Hall 1A 3249 1000 1380 2823 2821 Hall 1B 3249 1000 1380 2823 2821 Hall 2A 2655 800 1254 2500 2330 Hall 2B 2655 800 1254 2500 2330 Auditorium 271 242 MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Etihad Arena

Jiu Jitsu Arena

Etihad Arena is the region's largest multipurpose indoor arena set on the stunning waterfront of Yas Bay. The landmark offers world-class event spaces and hospitality unlike any other. Proudly positioned on Yas Island, Etihad Arena seeks to enhance Abu Dhabi's position as a global entertainment hub. Designed with sustainability at its core, the venue offers a dynamic event space that can be easily transformed to host a variety of events, including large-scale international concerts, sports, corporate events, private functions and local community celebrations. Only seven minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 45 minutes from the heart of Dubai, it is the ideal location for both international and local visitors to the emirate.

Formerly known as Mubadala Arena, the Jiu Jitsu Arena in Abu Dhabi is a state-of-the-art facility for sports, entertainment, corporate and social events. Located in Abu Dhabi's Zayed Sports City, the arena provides an event experience unlike any other with an indoor setting that makes it accessible all year round. The arena also hosts community events, including sporting championships, orchestras, concerts and exhibitions, thanks to the flexible functionality of the space. It is also home to the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship.

44 Venues | CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRES 44 Etihad Arena Bowl 3565 2230 2082 4278 15500 Etihad Arena Grand Ballroom 1188 750 270 870 1416 220 1584
 00971 552123975 |  events@etihadarena.ae |  etihadarena.ae
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 00971 2 8134004 |  asim@fm24x7.ae |  fm24x7.ae
Field of Play 2400 450 1652 1000 3439 3439 6000 Meeting Room 1 120 25 60 25 60 60 Meeting Room 2 70 16 35 16 55 55 Business Club 198 130 70 100 130 MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

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46 Venues | CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRES 46 Manarat Al Saadiyat  00971 2 6575800 |  manaratalsaadiyat@dctabudhabi.ae |  manaratalsaadiyat.ae Literally translating as a 'place
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events terrace, three galleries for temporary exhibits, a photography studio and an art studio. It is also the home of the annual Abu Dhabi Art fair which takes place every November. UAE Pavilion 2600 1500 2000 1500 Gallery 3 1600 1000 300 800 1000 250 1000 MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 47 47 CLIENT PROVIDE Hundreds of years of tradition, adrenaline-pumping adventure, unmatched luxury, unparalleled tranquility and complete event support; Abu Dhabi offers an Arabian experience like no other. Discover the many facets of the capital of the UAE: • Introduce your delegates to centuries of culture - at Qasr Al Hosn, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Watan • Strike out on a team adventure - on Sir Bani Yas Island, in the Empty Quarter or on Jebel Hafit • Team-build in the tranquility of the desert - at the award-winning Qasr Al Sarab or at Zaya Nurai island Access the comprehensive Advantage Abu Dhabi event support programme bit.ly/AdvantageAbuDhabi MI@dctabudhabi.ae ABU DHABIEXPERIENCE THE EXTRAORDINARY

Situated in the heart of Al Ain within close proximity to some of the Garden City's most famous sites, Al Ain Rotana promises international standards with warm local hospitality. Discover unmatched comfort in plush settings and make the most of the facilities and services that promise a relaxing escape. With renowned dining venues, each offering culinary treats from around the world, and a selection of meeting spaces, Al Ain Rotana is the ultimate choice for seminars, conferences and weddings in the city.

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Aquarius (poolside dining), Atrium CafŽ (lobby lounge), Min Zaman (Middle Eastern), Moodz (lounge), Traders Vic (French Polynesian), Zest (international all-day dining)

Fitness centre, spa,

A dynamic destination, just 10 minutes away from Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Raha Beach Hotel overlooks the picturesque Arabian Gulf shoreline. The ideal base for business and leisure travellers in the UAE capital, the hotel offers a range of world-class amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. For business travellers, the property features a host of venues for remarkable occasions. Whether it is a conference or a wedding, the team is equipped to handle all types of events.

Al Raha Beach Hotel

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Distance from AUH airport: 17 kilometres

Total number of rooms: 278 Single rooms: 155 Twin rooms: 82 Suites: 17

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F&B: Al Manzil Clubhouse (international), Azur (Mediterranean), Black Pearl (bar), CafŽ Mozart (lobby lounge), La Piscine (pool bar and restaurant), McGettigan's (Irish pub), Saraya Tent (Arabic), Sevilla (international all-day dining), Wanasah (Oriental lounge bar)

Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

48 Venues | HOTELS 48 Zakher Ballroom A 275 130 60 100 250 55 200 Zakher Ballroom B 275 130 60 100 250 55 200 Zakher Ballroom C 279 150 60 100 300 55 300 Zakher Ballroom A, B, C 1065 800 95 400 1200 95 1000 Lulu Majilis A 109 40 30 30 60 25 60 Lulu Majilis B 83 40 30 30 60 25 60 Lulu Majilis A, B 163 80 50 80 125 50 125
Distance from AUH airport: 160 kilometres Total number of rooms: 242 Single rooms: 87 Twin rooms: 60 Suites: 95 MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) HHHHH
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Ain Rotana  00971 3 7545111 |  alain.hotel@rotana.com |  rotana.com 49 49 Grand Ballroom 924 550 150 500 800 175 950 Abu Dhabi Ballroom 682 400 80 300 400 129 600 Al Ain Ballroom 242 120 40 80 200 45 150 Al Mass Room 142.5 60 30 50 80 40 80 Fairouz Room 92.7 20 15 15 50 15 25 Opal Room 92.7 20 15 15 50 15 25 Sapphire Room 45.5 10 Yaqoot Room 81 40 25 30 40 25 50 Zumrrod Room 84 25 Al Raha Arena 500 350 700 The Hub 200 80 150 Marina Garden 1800 450 800 Saraya Tent 185 120 90 90 150 45 150
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Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel

Nestled amidst soaring skyscrapers on one side and an expanse of mangroves on the other, Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi Hotel boasts a unique setting for an event in the UAE capital. Sheltered away from the bustle of the city centre, there are plenty of options for planners, thanks to an array of impressive venues, including five meeting rooms, two boardrooms, a majlis and an expansive ballroom, which can be split into three individual spaces. Rest assured every detail is catered for, from technology to ambience and hospitality.

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F&B: Pachaylen (Thai fine-dining), Ingredients (international all-day dining), 7 by Impressions (rooftop bar), The Pool Deck (shisha lounge), Mangroves Lounge (all-day lounge)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pool

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Armed Forces Officers Club

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50 Venues | HOTELS 50 Mangroves Ballroom 560 320 40 94 165 45 138 Mangroves Ballroom 1,2 or 3 185 80 14 12 47 10 39 Mangroves Ballroom 1+2 or 2+3 370 200 20 57 100 20 84 Ballroom Pre-Function Area 320 50 Conference Lobby 160 20 Tides 1 25 4 Tides 2 25 4 Tides 3 35 Tides 4 45 6 Tides 5 55 6 Majlis 75 30 8 8 15 8 20 The View 70 50 8 6 25 8 18
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 00971 2 6561000 |  easternmangroves@anantara.com |  abu-dhabi.anantara.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 51 51 Seer Bu Nair Hall 30 40 30 50 50 Seer Baniyas Hall 1000 24 Cinema Hall 160 Hafeet Terrace 352 100 Al Faheidi Hall 576 30 150 200 40 200 200 Al Jaheli Conference #1 20 20 20 30 30 Al Jaheli Conference #2 20 40 30 50 50 Maziad Hall 660 100 350 40 200 350 Maziad Dome 1,2 & 3 14 20 16 30 30 Al Muwaiji Hall 660 100 350 40 200 350 Muwaiji Dome 1,2 & 3 14 20 16 30 30 Lesser Tunb Hall 567 30 150 200 40 200 200 Greater Tunb Hall 832 500 500 Al Jaheli Theatre 650 Al Meel Hall 1000 18 18 Al Manama Hall 168 18 18 Al Hisn Hall 40 20 16 20 Abu Mousa Hall 1890 1500 3000 Al Muraijib Hall 576 30 150 200 40 200 200
Distance from AUH airport: 20 kilometres Total number of rooms: 294 Single rooms: 262 Suites: 32 HHHHH Steeped in history, the Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel opened in 1997. Featuring 294 rooms and offering state-of-the-art facilities, the hotel promises an ideal escape for all types of visitors. The property also offers a range of exclusive amenities, including an Olympic-sized swimming pool, multifunctional gymnasium and sports courts. Planners will also find a selection of 32 unique venues to make every occasion a memorable experience.
F&B: Beetza (Italian), Leisure Lounge (light bites), Taverna (international all-day dining) Leisure: Fitness centre, sports facilities, swimming pool
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Ayla Hotel is centrally located in Abu Dhabi's Garden City of Al Ain. Within close proximity to the property is the city's business complex, making it the ideal base for corporate travellers in Al Ain. Those seeking to make the most of their downtime can also enjoy easy access to Al Ain's prominent landmarks and shopping centres. Within the property, guests can enjoy health club amenities and cuisine from across the globe at the hotel's dining outlets.

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authentic Arabic

As for events, the stunning ballroom provides a very special venue for a variety of celebrations in the UAE capital.

F&B: Artisan Kitchen (international all-day dining), Fresh Basil (delicatessen), Loop (pool bar), Morjana Lounge (beverages and light bites), Rosemary Restaurant (Mediterranean), RosŽ Lounge Bar (beverages and light bites)

Leisure: Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pool

52 Venues | HOTELS 52 Bawadi Ballroom A, C, D & E 998 280 700 116 700 600 Bawadi Ballroom A 368 40 105 150 35 130 130 Bawadi Ballroom B 29 10 7 10 Bawadi Ballroom C 391 40 108 170 35 150 150 Bawadi Ballroom D 111 20 24 40 20 40 40 Bawadi Ballroom E 120 24 30 52 26 50 50
AUH
150 kilometres Total number
153 Single rooms: 29 Twin rooms: 34 Suites: 16 HHHH
F&B: Ayla Restaurant (all-day dining), Tamra CafŽ (beverages and light bites), Sky5 (beverages and light bites) Leisure: Fitness centre and swimming pool Ayla Hotel  00971 3 7610111 |  info@aylahotels.com |  aylahotels.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 53 53 Al Dana Ballroom 712 300 500 90 550 550 Rabat 160 21 42 100 18 110 110 Marrakech 180 40 60 150 40 120 120 Al Mirfa 32 8 20 8 20 20 Gweifat 32 8 20 8 20 20 Casablanca 118 40 60 150 40 100 100 Das 207 48 75 200 48 150 150 Tangier 66.5 18 24 Liwa 32 8 8 Garden 2195 1000 1200 1200
Distance from AUH airport: 37.7 kilometres Total number of rooms: 677 Single rooms: 448 Twin rooms: 115 Suites: 114 HHHHH With iconic architecture and an exclusive address on Abu Dhabi's Corniche, Bab Al Qasr impresses on all levels. Luxurious guest rooms, suites and residences offer premium comfort and amenities, while, for relaxation, the property boasts one of the capital's largest private beaches and a state-of-the-art spa. The hotel's
outlets extend from
international
to
delicacies.
Al Qasr
 00971 2 2053000 |  info@babalqasr.com |  babalqasrhotel.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

An

Beach

Dhabi

Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers

Corporate needs

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Al Shorfa Lounge (shisha), Bay View (beverages), Benihana (American-Japanese), Brauhaus (German), CafŽ Columbia (lounge), Essence (all-day dining), Finz (seafood), Indigo (Indian), Prego's (Italian), Rodeo Grill (steakhouse), The Garden by Bayview (grills), Trader Vic's (French-Polynesian)

Leisure: Beach, gym, spa, swimming pools

of five towers which form the Etihad Towers complex in Abu Dhabi, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers is located within close proximity to some of the city's major tourist hubs. Promising spectacular city views from well-appointed rooms and suites, the hotel is the ideal base for business and leisure travellers in the emirate. The property features an observation deck on the 74th floor, 12 award-winning dining venues and a spa. The hotel also offers over 10,000 square feet of event space, ideal for social events and corporate gatherings.

AT A GLANCE:

rooms:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Li Beirut (Lebanese), Lobby Bar (drinks and light bites), Lobby Lounge (drinks and light bites), Nahaam (poolside dining), Pool Bar (drinks and light bites), Observation Deck at 300 (light bites), Ray's Bar (drinks and light bites), Ray's Grill (steakhouse), Rosewater (international), Sole (Italian), Tori No Su (Japanese), Vakava (Latin)

Leisure: Beachfront, fitness centre, spa and swimming pools

54 Venues | HOTELS 54 Al Thuraya Ballroom 1100 800 240 550 1000 160 1200 Al Thuraya A 330 240 80 150 250 75 300 Al Thuraya B 418 300 100 180 300 80 400 Al Thuraya C 330 240 80 150 250 75 300 Pre-Function Area A & B 561 100 0 400 0 Pre-Function Area C 825 300 0 1000 0 Almas Suite 275 150 0 80 180 40 160 Almas 1 90 50 30 35 40 25 60 Almas 2 93 50 30 35 40 25 70 Almas 3 90 50 30 35 40 25 60 Diwan Ballroom 400 300 100 180 400 90 400 Diwan A 128 70 30 50 80 30 90 Diwan B 150 80 40 55 100 30 100 Diwan C 128 70 30 50 80 35 90 Al Ain Boardroom 64 0 12 0 Baniyas Boardroom 88 0 16 0 Liwa Suite 99 40 28 35 50 24 40 Beach Garden 1 450 1000 0 Beach Garden 3 250 400 0
Distance from AUH airport: 33.2 kilometres Total number of rooms: 565 Single rooms: 271 Twin rooms: 87 Suites: 31 HHHHH
award-winning city resort with a prime waterside location and an enviable selection of leisure and business facilities, Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi is a unique destination in the UAE capital. The venue provides easy access to the city's commerce and entertainment districts, while Abu Dhabi International Airport is just minutes away.
are also met with a range of venues ideal for small meetings and gatherings of up to 1,100 guests.
Rotana Abu
 00971 2 6979000 |  mice.beach@rotana.com |  rotana.com/beachrotana MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 55 55 Meeting Room 1, 2, 3, 4* 144 90 20 60 100 25 80 Meeting Room 1 - 4 575 360 80 240 400 100 320 Meeting Room 1, 2, 3 432 270 60 180 300 50 240 Meeting Room 2, 3, 4 432 270 60 180 300 75 240 Meeting Room 1, 2, 3, 4 320 100 20 200 Meeting Room 5 105 60 20 50 70 17 60 Meeting Room 6 105 40 40 136 50 15 60 Meeting Room 5, 6 210 110 20 80 150 30 120 Meeting Room 7, 8* 73 40 40 36 50 15 60 Meeting Room 7,8 145 80 12 90 120 30 120 Meeting Room 9 75 40 20 36 50 15 50 Meeting Room 10 75 40 40 36 70 15 60 Meeting Room 9, 10 150 100 40 76 120 30 110 Pre-function Area 300 Meeting Room 11 40 20 10 18 20 15 Meeting Room 12, 13* 43 20 10 18 20 12 30 Meeting Room 12, 13 85 40 20 36 40 25 60
Distance from AUH airport: 37 kilometres Total number of rooms: 576 Single rooms: 488 Twin
88 Suites: 54 HHHHH One
 00971 2 8115555 |  etihadtowers.sales@conradhotels.com |  hilton.com/en/hotels/auhetci-conrad-abu-dhabi-etihad-towers/ MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Crowne

An integral part of Abu Dhabi's hospitality community for over 20 years, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi has witnessed the city's drastic transformation over the last two decades. This iconic property in the heart of the capital's commercial district is within close proximity to the city's prominent hubs for business travellers. Within the hotel, guests have access to a wide range of facilities and support services. With a selection of flexible venues for events, the hotel is the ideal choice for any event in Abu Dhabi.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport: 35.5 kilometres

Total number of rooms: 236 Single rooms:

rooms:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Cappuccino's CafŽ (beverages and light bites), Cho Gao Restaurant and Lounge (Asian), Heroes (sports bar), Level Lounge (beverages and light bites), Spaccanapoli Ristorante (Italian), The Garden Restaurant (all-day international dining), Vincent's (sports bar)

Spa, swimming pool

Located minutes away from Abu Dhabi International Airport, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi - Yas Island makes the most of its setting in the heart of the emirate's buzzing hub. Stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and the Yas Links Golf Course outline the property, while its proximity to the island's award-winning theme parks makes it the ideal base to explore Abu Dhabi's top tourist attractions. For business guests, there is an unparalleled selection of meeting venues, complemented by state-of-the-art facilities for an array of events.

AT A GLANCE:

from AUH airport: 8 kilometres

number of rooms: 428 Single rooms: 300 Twin rooms: 90 Suites: 45

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Barouk (Lebanese fine-dining), Jing Asia (all-day dining), Stills Restaurant & Bar (European), Sundowner (pool bar), Views (lobby lounge)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa and swimming pools

56 Venues | HOTELS 56 Emirates A 135 40 15 30 70 15 50 Emirates A & B 270 70 30 110 120 30 100 Emirates C 342 80 30 50 150 30 150 Emirates D 135 40 15 15 70 15 50 Nine Meeting Room 146 70 15 30 70 30 70 Dalma 56 12 Al Bateen 56 12 Shahama 56 12 Emirates Ballroom 744 300 60 125 400 60 200
187 Twin
30 Suites: 49 HHHHH
Leisure:
Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi  00971 2 6166166 |  mice@crowneplazaad.com |  crowneplaza.com/abudhabicity MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 57 57 Diyafa Ballroom 500 96 100 600 96 600 Diyafa Section 1 125 36 60 150 36 120 Diyafa Section 2 125 36 60 150 36 120 Diyafa Section 3 125 36 60 150 36 120 Diyafa Section 4 125 36 60 150 36 120 Boardroom 63 24 30 80 24 40 Jamaal 39 15 24 40 15 30 Al Waha 38 15 24 40 15 30 Sakina 36 15 24 40 15 30 Al Dorra 37 15 24 40 15 30
Distance
Total
HHHH
Plaza Abu Dhabi - Yas Island  00971 56 6228410 |  khattab.mohamed@yasplazahotels.com |  yasplazahotels.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

A unique destination in the heart of Abu Dhabi's Garden City, Danat Al Ain Resort features an extensive selection of spacious rooms with breathtaking views of the hotel garden and swimming pools. Flanked by lush greenery and picturesque gardens, the lavish resort features an exciting range of amenities for leisure and sports. Its location, minutes away from the town centre, makes it an apt choice for meetings and events, with state-of-the-art spaces, set against the backdrop of the Jebel Hafit Mountain.

Danat Al Ain Resort

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport: 157 kilometres

Total number of rooms: 216 Single rooms:

rooms:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Arabesque (all-day dining), Arabesque CafŽ (Arabic), Danat Pool Bar (light bites), McGettigan's (Irish pub), Shooters (sports bar), Tanjore (Indian), Tea Lounge (light bites and beverages) Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, sports facilities, swimming pools

Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort

Nestled on the shores of Abu Dhabi's western stretch, Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort boasts a pristine setting by the waters of the Arabian Gulf. With luxuriously designed guestrooms, villas and chalets, the property promises a sense of escape to its guests and also features the ideal backdrop for events with a difference. Planners can choose from a selection of venues at the resort, ideal for business meetings and outdoor functions for up to 1,000 guests, complete with state-of-the-art facilities to make every event a success.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport:

number of rooms:

rooms:

Twin rooms:

Suites:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

C-View (cafŽ), L attitude (beverages), Tides (all-day dining), Waves (pool bar), Zaitoun Restaurant (Italian)

Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pool, water sports

58 Venues | HOTELS 58 Pearl Ballroom 570 600 500 500 550 180 1000 Pearl 2 380 300 300 300 400 120 600 Pearl 1 190 120 70 70 150 60 200 Jebel Hafeet 97 60 30 40 60 30 80 Oasis 59 30 30 35 35 20 50 Falcon (A, B, C) 40 10 30 20 10 30 Al Maha 52 20 20 15 Al Majlis 174 80 35 40 80 40 120
74 Twin
84 Suites: 36 HHHHH
 00971 3 7046000 |  marketing.alain@danathotels.com |  danathotels.com/alain/danatalainresort MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 59 59 Baynoonah Ballroom 304 350 60 300 60 400 Pre-Function Area 92 50 30 30 80 30 100 Delma Meeting Room 56 20 20 20 18 20 Danat Garden 1000 1000 1000 1000
220 kilometres Total
133 Single
86
44
3 HHHHH
F&B:
Leisure:
 00971 2 8012222 |  reservations.jebeldhanna@danathotels.com |  danathotels.com/danatjebeldhannaresort MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Dusit

Ranked among the World's Top 100 Hotels, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi is centrally located in the capital's business district. It is within easy reach of the famed Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, while for downtime, the iconic seaside promenade and the Eastern Mangroves Lagoon is located in the vicinity. Bringing together Thaiinspired design and gracious Arabian hospitality, the hotel promises unforgettable experiences to those visiting for business and leisure. Planners can host intimate gatherings and large-scale events by making the most of the hotel's state-of-the-art facilities.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from

Total number of

Single rooms:

airport:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Benjarong (Thai), Dusit Breeze (poolside dining), Dusit Gourmet (light bites), Namak by Kunal Kapoor (Indian), Orchid Lounge (lobby cafŽ), Urban CafŽ (light bites), Urban Kitchen (international all-day dining)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

a

Emirates Palace

natural bay, Emirates

offers an illustrious address in the heart of Downtown Abu Dhabi. Situated on a private beach and 85 hectares of gardens and lawns, the hotel comprises a selection of carefully designed rooms to offer guests superior comfort and luxury. It is also this backdrop that promises the perfect setting for memorable events in the UAE capital. With a grand auditorium, ballroom, indoor and outdoor venues for meetings, conferences, weddings and exhibitions, the hotel promises to create an unforgettable experience.

AT A GLANCE:

from

HOTEL FACILITIES:

airport:

number of rooms:

rooms:

rooms:

F&B: Breeze Lounge (beverages and light bites), BBQ Al Qasr (beachside dining), Cascades (Greek), Hakkasan (Cantonese), Las Brisas (Spanish), Le CafŽ (beverages and light bites), Le Vendome (all-day dining), Martabaan by Hemant Oberoi (Indian)

Beachfront, fitness centres, spa, swimming pools

60 Venues | HOTELS 60 Onyx Ballroom 1 - 3 785 500 400 700 700 Onyx Ballroom 1 210 100 48 75 150 48 160 Onyx Ballroom 2 365 150 50 126 300 51 360 Onyx Ballroom 3 210 100 48 75 150 48 160 Sapphire Meeting Room 1 & 2 170 80 33 72 120 33 120 Sapphire Meeting Room 1 87 40 21 30 60 21 50 Sapphire Meeting Room 2 83 40 21 36 60 21 56 Emerald Meeting Room 1 & 2 220 120 48 96 160 45 210 Emerald Meeting Room 1 100 60 28 60 80 28 90 Emerald Meeting Room 2 120 60 28 60 80 28 110 Boardroom 1 35 8 Boardroom 2 35 8 Boardroom 3 42 14 Pre-Function Area 2000 1500
AUH
31.4 kilometres
rooms: 527
370 Twin rooms: 157 Suites: 51 HHHHH
Thani Abu Dhabi  00971 2 6898888 |  slamet.suprianto@dusit.com |  dusit.com/dusitthani-abudhabi MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 61 61 Auditorium 2255 Auditorium Terrace A 225 200 400 Auditorium Terrace B 2250 1000 1200 Ballroom 2146 1200 1200 2500 200 2000 Ballroom Terrace A 225 200 400 Ballroom Terrace B 2250 1000 1200 Palace Terrace 7700 2000 3000 Meeting Room 041 116 60 40 80 25 60 Meeting room 031 198 100 100 120 40 100 Meeting Room 001 120 70 65 70 30 80 Oriental Caf Gazebo 1800 250 500 West Wing Gazebo 300 120 350 Lounge Conference Centre 96 50 70 Park West Marna 8600 3000 5000 Meeting Room 002 64 20 20 50 Green Room 64 10 Beach 1900 1300 1500
Distance
AUH
38 kilometres Total
394 Single
184 Twin
118 Suites: 92 HHHHH Located in
dazzling
Palace
Leisure:
 00971 2 6909000 |  epauh-reservations@mohg.com |  mandarinoriental.com/abu-dhabi/emirates-palace/luxury-hotel MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Situated at the gateway to the capital city, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr is a beachfront five-star hotel in Abu Dhabi. One of its prime propositions is the unrivalled views of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque from the property, offering visitors the ideal cultural backdrop to their visit to the UAE. Contemporary elegance is reflected throughout the hotel's selection of guest rooms, while world-class amenities promise a luxurious experience. For corporate guests, the hotel offers professional meeting facilities supported by an array of versatile spaces.

Fairmont

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Bridges Bar (sports bar), CafŽ Sushi (Japanese), CuiScene (international all-day dining), Lobby Lounge (beverages and light bites), Maison Beirut (Lebanese), Marco's New York Italian (American and Italian), Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill (British), Poolside Restaurant (beverages and light bites)

Leisure: Beachfront, fitness centres, spa, swimming pools

Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island

In the heart of a vibrant urban community in the capital, Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island boasts the perfect setting for a sleek getaway. Nestled between the city skyline and the expansive Arabian Gulf, the hotel is positioned for exceptional events. With a host of impressive venues from spacious meeting rooms to elegant ballrooms that open right onto the water's edge there is no dearth of options for planners. It all comes together with ultramodern amenities, state-of-the-art technology, five-star hospitality and a capable events team.

MEETING ROOMS

AT A GLANCE:

from

HOTEL FACILITIES:

airport:

number of rooms:

rooms:

rooms:

F&B: Al Meylas (Arabic), Butcher & Still (steakhouse), Butcher & Still Food Truck (American), CafŽ Milano (Italian), Crust (breakfast and brunch), Eclipse (terrace lounge), Zsa Zsa (cigar lounge)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pool

62 Venues | HOTELS 62 Saqr Ballroom 990 96 90 200 70 242 Saqr Ballroom A 286 32 28 60 20 84 Saqr Ballroom B 286 32 28 60 20 84 Saqr Ballroom C 418 64 42 100 38 120 Saqr Ballroom Pre-Function 621 144 Al Reem 178.5 24 18 32 15 54 Al Reem A 127.5 20 12 24 23 36 Al Reem B 51 8 6 8 9 10 Sir Baniyas 116.28 16 9 8 11 30 Sir Baniyas A 57.12 8 6 8 9 15 Sir Baniyas B 59.16 8 8 9 15 Sir Baniyas Pre-Function 53.04 8 6 8 9 15 Yas 51.66 6 4 8 7 12 Saadiyat 63.96 6 4 16 7 12 Al Futaisi 47.56 6 4 8 7 12 Al Futaisi A 23.2 4 2 4 5 4 Al Futaisi B 23.2 4 2 4 5 4 Dalma Boardroom 20 4 4 5 4
Distance from AUH airport: 18 kilometres Total number of rooms: 369 Single rooms: 232 Twin rooms: 137 Suites: 21 HHHHH
Bab Al Bahr  00971 2 6543000 |  babalbahr@fairmont.com |  fairmont.com/abu-dhabi MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 63 63 Al Maryah Ballroom 495 60 260 530 90 480 530 Al Maryah Ballroom A 248 30 130 265 45 240 265 Al Maryah Ballroom B 248 30 130 265 45 240 265 Liwa Ballroom 235 51 130 240 51 240 240 Liwa Ballroom A 118 24 65 120 27 120 120 Liwa Ballroom B 118 24 65 120 27 120 120 Liwa Terrace 130 100 100 Al Maqtaa 74 12 24 80 15 60 80 Al Fahidi 71 12 30 80 18 70 80 Al Fahidi Foyer 35 40 40 Al Ain 42 12 18 30 15 30 30 Al Jahili 48 16 16 Al Hosn 119 18 70 130 24 90 130 Al Hosn Foyer 67 70 70 Residence 139 30 70 130 36 96 130 Residence 1 60 12 30 80 18 48 80 Residence 2 78 12 30 80 18 48 80 Saadiyat Meeting Room 22.6 6
Distance
AUH
38 kilometres Total
200 Single
184 Twin
16 Suites: 38 HHHHH
 00971 2 3332222 |  reservations.abudhabi@fourseasons.com |  fourseasons.com/abudhabi
AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl

InterContinental Abu Dhabi

The breathtaking chandeliers that greet visitors upon stepping into Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel

an exceptional design element. Symbolising everything luxurious, they convey that the experiences waiting inside will be grand. This stunning five-star property makes the most of its location by Abu Dhabi Corniche with 368 spacious rooms, all promising gorgeous sea views. For business visitors, the hotel features 12 impressive meeting spaces, all promising views of the UAE Presidential Palace.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Bovine (steakhouse),

(wine and

Lounge

Beachfront, fitness centre,

of the city's most iconic hotels, InterContinental Abu Dhabi housed the inaugural conference of the Gulf Cooperation Council when it first opened. Naturally, this dynamic property is an exceptional choice for impressive events in the capital. Featuring 25 meeting venues, including a grand ballroom and outdoor spaces, the hotel makes the most of its seaside setting to offer an unparalleled experience. Premium accommodation facilities, award-winning dining venues and world-class amenities add to its charm.

MEETING ROOMS

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Aquarius (pool bar), Belgian CafŽ (European), Byblos Sur Mer (Lebanese), Chamas Churrascaria (Brazilian), Cho Gao Marina Walk (Pan Asian), Circo (Italian), Fishmarket (seafood), Piano Lounge (lounge), Selections (international all-day, The Bayshore (light bites)

Leisure: Beachfront, fitness centre, health club, spa, swimming pools

64 Venues | HOTELS 64 Al Bateen Ballroom 1040 600 105 594 1000 114 1200 Al Bateen Ballroom Section 1 660 360 57 324 650 69 644 Al Bateen Ballroom Section 2 380 200 48 180 350 51 338 VIP Lounge 125 60 35 60 25 70 Bridal Room 65 24 20 Mouza 235 120 33 132 200 42 192 Mouza Section 1 125 60 27 72 100 27 75 Mouza Section 2 110 50 27 54 90 27 66 Hessa 130 70 21 60 110 24 100 Dana 1 100 60 26 30 70 27 63 Dana 2 70 40 26 30 50 26 63 Dana 3 70 40 26 30 50 26 63 Qimasha 1 45 30 20 30 30 21 42 Qimasha 2 50 30 20 30 30 21 42 Qimasha 3 50 30 20 30 30 21 42 Qimasha 4 60 30 18 24 30 16 49 Boardroom 1 30 8 Boardroom 2 30 8
Distance from AUH airport: 35 kilometres Total number of rooms: 428 Single rooms: 259 Twin rooms: 73 Suites: 36 HHHHH
& Residences Emirates Pearl are more than
F&B:
Lexx
cigar bar), Pearl
(lobby lounge), Sahha Restaurant (all-day dining), Verso (Italian) Leisure:
spa, swimming pools
 00971 56 5484162 |  maria.sarmento@hyatt.com |  grandhyattabudhabi.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 65 65 Grand Ballroom 1169 600 1500 100 900 1500 Dar Al Istiqbal Ballroom 823.7 100 350 700 100 600 700 Al Bateen & Al Baynouna 345.3 70 150 250 60 200 250 Al Bateen 197.8 40 80 100 40 120 100 Al Baynouna 147.5 30 40 50 25 60 50 Liwa Majlis Ballroom 535.5 50 220 400 80 350 400 El Waha 144.4 30 70 80 45 120 80 Auditorium 299.7 234 234 Binyas Majlis 239.7 30 40 120 30 70 120 Boardroom A 55.4 16 18 20 25 25 Boardroom B 34 8 8 Executive C 45.9 10 12 12 20 20 MQ1 149.3 40 40 90 40 70 90 MQ2 53.9 18 18 40 15 25 40 MQ3 59.8 18 18 40 15 30 40 MQ4 61.1 18 18 40 15 30 40 MQ 1-2-3-4 324.1 100 300 150 300 Emirates Room 66.14 25 60 20 30 60
Distance from AUH airport: 35 kilometres Total number of rooms: 390 Single rooms: 267 Twin rooms: 69 Suites: 54 HHHHH One
 00971 2 6666888 |  meetings.icabudhabi@ihg.com |  abudhabi.intercontinental.com
AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort

Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi

Modern elegance meets Middle Eastern warmth at the stunning Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, known for offering a refined island living experience. The resort boasts a selection of rooms, suites and villas that open out to the sea, in addition to amenities that facilitate complete rest and relaxation. The property offers a truly idyllic seafront setting for business occasions and celebrations, with spacious ballrooms and lawns against the backdrop of the Arabian Gulf.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Majlis Saadiyat (beverages and light bites), Mare Mare (Italian), Offside (sports bar), Pool Bar Saadiyat (beverages), Tean (Arabic), The Lounge Saadiyat (sundowners), White (international)

Leisure: Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi provides sophisticated spaces with inspirational and tailored experiences that will exhilarate and revitalise. Appealing to the modern traveller, the hotel's rooms and suites provide a restorative retreat with thoughtful design, high-tech amenities and high touch services. Against the stunning city skyline, the sporting facilities of Al Forsan International Sports Resort seek to meet the needs of even the most discerning guests, especially planners seeking an all-encompassing work-meets-play experience.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport: 13 kilometres

Total number of rooms: 400

rooms: 203 Twin rooms: 158

Suites: 39

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Appaloosa (sports bar), Couture Lounge (beverages and light bites), Khayal (international all-day dining), Lobby Lounge (beverages and light bites), Splash Poolside Bar (pool bar), The Grill (steakhouse)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

66 Venues | HOTELS 66 Meeting Room 1 87 12 27 40 18 50 60 Meeting Room 2 87 12 27 40 18 50 60 Meeting Room 3 67 10 18 40 18 40 50 Meeting Room 4 67 10 18 40 18 40 50 Meeting Room 5 161 20 42 90 25 80 100 Meeting Room 1 & 2 175 30 63 90 40 100 120 Meeting Room 3 & 4 135 20 42 80 30 80 100 Meeting Room 3, 4 & 5 296 40 84 180 55 160 200 Meeting Room 1, 2 & 5 336 48 105 200 65 200 220 Meeting Room 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 471 64 147 300 75 300 400
Distance from AUH airport: 34 kilometres Total number of rooms: 293 Twin rooms: 81 Suites: 70 HHHHH
 00971 2 8114444 |  jsiquestions@jumeirah.com |  jumeirah.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 67 67 Al Forsan Ballroom (fully open) 450 350 72 216 750 90 550 Al Forsan Ballroom (posterior closed) 357 200 60 171 500 66 450 Al Forsan 1 106 50 20 54 100 30 100 Al Forsan 2 106 50 20 54 100 30 100 Al Forsan 3 106 50 20 54 100 30 100 Al Forsan 1 & 2 212 100 40 108 200 60 200 Al Forsan 2 & 3 212 100 40 108 200 60 200 Al Forsan Terrace 1900 300 700 500 Karam 1 63 30 10 30 40 15 40 Karam 2 63 30 10 30 40 15 40 Karam 1 & 2 127 70 25 60 80 35 100 Boardroom 35 13
Single
HHHHH
 00971 2 2014000 |  mhrs.auhal.sales@marriott.com |  marriottalforsan.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Marriott Hotel Downtown, Abu Dhabi

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

lounge), Central Grounds (cafŽ), JW Steakhouse (steakhouse), Kuzbara (international), Velocity (sports bar)

Fitness centre, spa, swimming

Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet Al Ain Hotel

A unique mountain oasis resort, Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet Al Ain Hotel sits at the top of Abu Dhabi's highest peak Jebel Jais. Against this mesmerising backdrop, the hotel promises a range of unique accommodation, leisure and business facilities. Visitors can choose

a selection of rooms and suites offering tranquillity with breathtaking views. Those in the market for a memorable event location will find that no other property in the UAE promises such an impressive setting at a height of 3,000 feet (914 metres).

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport: 163 kilometres

Total number of rooms: 124

Single rooms: 62 Twin rooms: 53 Suites: 9

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Al Khayma (Arabic), Eden Rock (Italian), Lawrence's Bar (beverages), Le Belvedere (international), Orient CafŽ (beverages and light bites)

Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

68 Venues | HOTELS 68 Grand Ballroom 522 372 279 560 520 Grand Ballroom 1 150 90 36 78 165 38 108 Grand Ballroom 2 221 160 42 120 230 44 198 Grand Ballroom 3 150 90 36 78 165 38 108 Delma 1 50 20 14 24 26 36 Delma 2 32 10 18 12 14 36 Delma 3 32 10 18 12 14 36 Delma 4 51 30 21 30 34 54 Delma 5 58 40 21 36 40 54 Delma 6 65 40 33 42 44 60 Bani Yas 1 49 30 21 18 50 22 36 Bani Yas 2 48 30 17 18 50 22 36 Bani Yas 3 93 50 27 27 80 30 70 Ballroom 298 198 60 144 320 66 256 Ballroom 1 92 60 32 44 100 34 66 Ballroom 2 112 60 32 56 120 35 96 Ballroom 3 93 60 28 44 100 32 66 Al Maya 1 45 30 40 18 45 36 Al Maya 2 37 24 32 15 37 36 Al Maya 3 39 24 34 15 39 36 Al Maya 4 40 24 36 18 40 36
Distance from AUH airport: 33 kilometres Total number of rooms: 315 Single rooms: 144 Twin rooms: 139 Suites: 32 HHHHH Experience a winning combination of convenience and elegance at Marriott Hotel Downtown, Abu Dhabi, promising five-star accommodation and exceptional service. Located a few minutes away from popular attractions in the capital, business guests have access to over 26,000 square feet of flexible event space with room for up to 560 guests.
F&B: At 25 (rooftop
Leisure:
pool
 00971 2 3047777 |  events.auhmc@marriott.com |  marriottdowntownabudhabi.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 69 69 Golden Falcon A 50 25 40 50 25 60 60 Golden Falcon B 50 25 40 50 25 60 60 Golden Falcon C 210 40 60 135 40 160 160 Boardroom 50 16 16 16 20 20 Majlis 160 30 30 60 60 Private Majlis 64 10 10 10 10 10
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from
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Leisure:
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Millennium Capital Gate Abu Dhabi

Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan

Millennium Capital Gate Abu Dhabi is situated in close proximity to a wealth of leisure attractions in Abu Dhabi. Its location in the heart of the city's commercial district, close to Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) and Zayed Sports City, makes the hotel the ideal base for business guests. The property promises a selection of elegant rooms and suites, in addition to an excellent choice of amenities for business and recreation as well as a selection of six dining outlets, offering cuisines from around the globe.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Blue Bar (South American and Arabic), Noche CafŽ (South American and Arabic), Oceana Grill Restaurant (international all-day dining), Pool Bar and Terrace (South American), Rouge Restaurant (Pan-Asian), The Link CafŽ (light snacks and drinks)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

Located in a bustling district in the emirate, Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan offers a tranquil retreat in the heart of the city's bustle.

Business and leisure blend effortlessly with the property's range of amenities think ergonomic workspaces, elegant event venues and more. The Al Bustan ballroom is perfect for special occasions, while seven additional modular event rooms offer the ideal space for meetings, conferences and seminars. It all comes together with expert support from a talented team of in-house event staff.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport: 26.6 kilometres

Total number of rooms: 361 Single rooms: 207 Twin rooms: 102 Suites: 52

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Choice Cut Steakhouse (steakhouse), Mellow CafŽ (beverages and light bites), Pepper Restaurant (international all-day dining), Waves Bar (beverages and light bites)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

70 Venues | HOTELS 70 Al Bustan 301 150 30 48 100 40 120 Al Bustan 1 98 40 16 16 30 18 40 Al Bustan 2 87 40 14 16 30 16 40 Al Bustan 3 116 40 16 16 30 18 40 Al Dhiyafa 50 30 14 12 20 12 30 Al Diwan 45 30 14 12 20 12 30 Al Ferdous 50 12 Al Hosn 70 18 15 40 Grand Ballroom 721 450 200 500 150 750 Ballroom 1 291 150 60 150 40 150 Ballroom 2 205 150 60 150 40 150 Ballroom 3 209 150 60 150 40 150 Ballroom Foyer 537 250
Distance from AUH airport: 22 kilometres Total number of rooms: 281 Single rooms: 193 Twin rooms: 56 Suites: 32 HHHHH
 00971 2 6170000 |  events.mcga@millenniumhotels.com |  millenniumhotels.com/en/abu-dhabi/millennium-capital-gate-abu-dhabi MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 71 71 Al Bustan 1, 2 & 3 1035 175 400 1200 220 700 800 Al Bustan 1 250 65 110 310 78 255 250 Al Bustan 2 250 65 110 310 78 255 250 Al Bustan 3 250 65 110 310 78 255 250 Meeting Room 1 50 7 25 40 18 30 40 Meeting Room 2 50 7 25 40 18 30 40 Meeting Room 3 50 7 25 40 18 30 40 Meeting Room 4 50 7 25 40 18 30 40 Meeting Room 5 59 7 25 40 18 30 40 Meeting Room 6 45 6 20 40 18 30 40 Meeting Room 7 50 10 27 45 20 25 45 Meeting Room 1 & 2 100 14 50 80 32 35 80 Meeting Room 3 & 4 100 14 50 80 32 60 80 Al Bustan Hall 1 & 2 500 120 220 610 156 510 610 Al Bustan Hall 2 & 3 500 120 220 610 156 510 610
HHHH
 00971 2 5016073 |  H6533-MICE@accor.com |  novotel-abudhabi-albustan.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Park Arjaan By Rotana

Park Arjaan by Rotana is a contemporary all-suites property located in Abu Dhabi's dynamic Park Complex offering deluxe serviced apartments. Landmark attractions, including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and ADNEC, are five minutes away, while Abu Dhabi International Airport and Yas Island's entertainment venues are just 15 minutes away. Guests have access to the full range of hotel facilities at the neighbouring Rotana hotel, including a selection of dining venues offering an eclectic range of cuisines and experiences to suit every taste and occasion. Meeting planners will find the property ideal, thanks to access to 2,326 square metres of event space.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Aquarius Pool Bar (beverages and light bites), Cooper's Bar & Restaurant (British pub), Ginger (international all-day dining), Parkafe Lobby Lounge (beverages and light bites), Teatro (Asian & Italian)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

luxury hotel in

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas

of

rooms,

seamlessly blend understated elegance with regional charm. Providing stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and set against landscaped gardens, the venue feels like the ideal escape. This setting also serves as the perfect backdrop for memorable occasions, which the hotel caters to with lush spaces and an expert planning team.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Shala (beach lounge), The Beach House (Mediterranean), The CafŽ (international), The Library (tea lounge), The Park Bar (Asian fusion), The Park Grill (steakhouse)

Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

72 Venues | HOTELS 72 Grand Park Ballroom A 368 210 62 180 300 72 368 Grand Park Ballroom B 368 210 62 180 300 72 368 Grand Park Ballroom 736 550 124 360 700 144 736 Meeting Plus 1 38 14 9 12 25 Meeting Plus 2 63 40 20 36 50 19 50 Meeting Plus 3 69 50 20 36 60 21 50 Meeting Plus 4 30 8 10 15 The Garden Room 1 73 50 20 36 60 26 70 The Garden Room 2 67 50 20 36 60 26 70 The Garden Room 1 & 2 141 90 38 72 120 40 140
Distance from AUH airport: 22 kilometres Total number of rooms: 172 Suites: 172 HHHH
 00971 2 6573333 |  park.hotel@rotana.com |  rotana.com/parkarjaanbyrotana MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 73 73 The Kitchen 100 30 50 The Dining Room 100 60 26 30 60 22 70 The Majlis 68 40 16 21 30 15 40 The Drawing Room 93 60 26 30 60 22 70 The Living Room 69 13 Salon 1 108 60 28 36 70 24 70 Salon 2 55 30 14 18 35 12 35 Salon 3 55 30 14 18 35 12 35 Salon 2 & 3 108 60 28 36 70 24 70 Alyazya Ballroom 523 300 100 245 600 80 450 Alyazya 1 173 100 30 80 260 25 150 Alyazya 2 177 100 30 80 260 25 150 Alyazya 3 173 100 30 80 260 25 150 Alyazya 1 & 2 350 200 60 160 500 50 300 Alyazya 2 & 3 350 200 60 160 500 50 300 Alyazya Pre-Function 230.5 150 Alyazya Terrace 1 416 350 450 The Beach Lawn 360 120 150 The Garden 1010 600 800
Distance from AUH airport: 35 kilometres Total number of rooms: 306 Single rooms: 196 Twin rooms: 67 Suites: 25 Villas: 18 HHHHH A
Abu Dhabi, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas offers a selection
well-appointed
suites and villas that
F&B:
Leisure:
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Park Rotana

A modern five-star hotel in the emirate's dynamic Park Complex, Park Rotana Abu Dhabi is the ideal base for business and leisure guests in the UAE capital. Boasting a selection of spacious accommodation options, the property is surrounded by splendid views of the capital.

visitors can expect an extensive range of options to extend their downtime while business travellers can take advantage of the hotel's expansive meeting venues, ideal for small and large gatherings.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Aquarius Pool Bar (beverages and light bites), Cooper's Bar & Restaurant (British pub), Ginger (international all-day dining), Parkafe Lobby Lounge (beverages and light bites), Teatro (Asian & Italian)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

On the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara rises up from the dunes of the Empty Quarter. Promising a true Arabian adventure in the most luxurious of settings, the resort combines the rugged charm of the desert with world-class hospitality. It offers the chance to truly take in the expanse of the desert. It is these exclusive surrounds that make the hotel a truly spectacular venue for events. Choose to have guests arrive by helicopter in utmost luxury and give them an unforgettable experience in some of the grandest meeting venues in the capital.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from

number of

rooms:

rooms

HOTEL FACILITIES:

single

F&B: Al Falaj (Arabian barbecue), Al Liwan (lobby lounge and bar), Al Waha (international breakfast), Ghadeer (Mediterranean), Naseem Pool Bar (lounge), Suhail (fine-dining)

Fitness centre, spa, swimming pool

74 Venues | HOTELS 74 Grand Park Ballroom A 368 210 62 180 300 72 368 Grand Park Ballroom B 368 210 62 180 300 72 368 Grand Park Ballroom 736 550 124 360 700 144 736 Meeting Plus 1 38 14 9 12 25 Meeting Plus 2 63 40 20 36 50 19 50 Meeting Plus 3 69 50 20 36 60 21 50 Meeting Plus 4 30 8 10 15 The Garden Room 1 73 50 20 36 60 26 70 The Garden Room 2 67 50 20 36 60 26 70 The Garden Room 1 & 2 141 90 38 72 120 40 140
Distance from AUH airport: 22 kilometres Total number of rooms: 318 Single rooms: 221 Twin rooms: 61 Suites: 36 HHHHH
Leisure
F&B:
Abu Dhabi  00971 2 6573333 |  park.hotel@rotana.com |  rotana.com/parkrotana MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 75 75 Liwa Ballroom 362.5 200 180 350 64 300 Liwa A 118.9 50 30 36 100 25 72 Liwa B 118.9 50 30 36 100 25 72 Liwa C 118.9 50 30 36 100 25 72 Liwa A+B 237.8 120 70 250 45 154 Liwa B+C 237.8 120 70 250 45 154 Ablah Boardroom 29.9 10 Antarah Boardroom 29.9 10 Liwa Terrace 107 50 50 Dune Terrace 250 250 Royal Pavilion Terrace 120 120 Royal Pavilion Courtyard 250 250 Camp Nujum 200 50 200 Al Ara'a Camp 200 120 400 Al Falaj 180 70 180 Pool Area (Full resort buyout only) 400 400 Courtyard (Full resort buyout only) 400 400
AUH airport: 175 kilometres Total
rooms: 206 Single
All
offer
occupancy Twin rooms: 42 Suites: 14 HHHHH
Leisure:
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara  00971 2 8862088 |  infoqas@anantara.com |  anantara.com/en/qasr-al-sarab-abu-dhabi MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche

Making the most of an eight-kilometre sandy stretch along the emirate's iconic coast, Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi

is a great spot for an unforgettable event in the UAE capital. Complete with Arabian hospitality and a five-star setting, this beachside retreat is the ideal venue for small and large gatherings of every kind. A stone's throw away from the private beach are some of the capital's most luxurious malls, cultural attractions and entertainment hubs.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Escape (beverages and light bites), Hemingway's (sports bar), Vienna Plaza (cafŽ)

Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort,

built for a royal wedding in 1969, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Al Ain has long been the venue of choice for events in the UAE capital. The hotel boasts a selection of grand ballrooms and meeting spaces to make every event a success. Set in exotic landscaped gardens, it offers a sense of escape in the heart of a vibrant city. From contemporary rooms with views of one of the highest peaks in the UAE to an abundance of wellness experiences, a world of leisure awaits. Although seemingly distant from the bustle, Al Ain's heritage sites are just a stone's throw away.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport:

kilometres

Total number of rooms:

Ain

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Flavours (international all-day

Makani CafŽ (Arabic), Palm Court CafŽ (lobby

Paco's (Mexican)

Fitness centre, spa, swimming

76 Venues | HOTELS 76 Yas 41 28 14 18 12 32 Khalidiya 45 18 18 30 15 30 Board Room 49 12 Baniyas 85 50 24 30 40 24 45 Bateen 209 80 36 63 120 42 120 Saadiyat 221 100 30 63 100 36 100 Liwa Ballroom 504 350 48 252 500 60 350 Liwa Ballroom A 100 100 24 126 150 36 180 Liwa Ballroom B 185 80 24 60 80 30 84 Liwa Anteroom 114 50 30 48 50 33 60 Al Qasr Ballroom 888 600 36 300 600 42 500 Al Qasr Anteroom 288 100 36 90 150 42 120 Lake Garden 1650 300 300 Beach Garden 2380 1100 1200
Distance from AUH airport: 39 kilometres Total number of rooms: 326 Single rooms: 181 Twin rooms: 91 Suites: 54 HHHHH
Corniche
F&B:
Leisure:
 00971 2 6811900 |  info.abudhabi.corniche@radissonblu.com |  radissonhotels.com/en- us/hotels/radisson-blu-resort-abu-dhabi-corniche MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 77 77 Oasis Ballroom A+B 482 400 120 200 500 150 500 Oasis Ballroom A 287 150 100 150 250 70 250 Oasis Ballroom B 195 120 60 50 250 40 150 Jimi Room 160 100 150 Meeting Room 1+2 137.18 100 40 60 120 40 120 Meeting Room 1 26 24 20 50 Meeting Room 2 15 25 Amiri Majlis 168 100 40 60 120 40 120 Board Room 32.6 12 Training Room 38.69 18 12 15 20
145
210 Single rooms: 134 Twin rooms: 55 Suites: 21 HHHHH Originally
F&B:
dining),
lounge),
Leisure:
pools
Al
 00971 3 7686666 |  info.alain@radissonblu.com |  radissonhotels.com/en- us/hotels/radisson-blu-resort-al-ain MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Radisson Blu Hotel,

On the southern coast of Yas Island, Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island blends the urban vibe of its buzzing location with the serenity of the Arabian Gulf. Minutes away from the airport and major hubs in the capital, the hotel offers an array of leisure facilities, well suited to every type of traveller. Its proximity to the island's most popular attractions, from Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, make it a great base to explore the destination. For business travellers, the hotel promises a flawless experience with customised packages that make the most of its meeting spaces.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport:

kilometres

Total number of rooms:

Single rooms:

Twin rooms:

Dhabi

Island

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Amerigos (Mexican), Assymetri (international all-day), Belgian CafŽ (European), Filini Garden (Italian)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island is a unique resort where exclusivity and luxury define every experience. Located on the pristine, sparkling white sands overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the property offers easy access to cultural attractions and landmarks in the UAE capital. Guests can expect the finest accommodation, exquisite gastronomic delights, incredible entertainment, serene spa treatments and more. Those looking to add a touch of luxury to events and celebrations can access a suite of facilities for board meetings, seminars, award ceremonies, banquets and receptions.

AT A GLANCE:

from AUH airport: 25 kilometres

number of rooms:

Single rooms:

Twin rooms:

Suites: 25

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Aja & Teppanyaki (Asian), Aqua Bar (poolside bar), Club House (international), Highlights Pool Bar (poolside bar), L'Olivo (Italian), Lobby Bar (lounge), Mermaid (seafood), Orient (Turkish), People's (beverages and bites), The Roof Bar & Shisha Lounge (lounge), Turquoise (all-day dining)

Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, sports club, swimming pools

78 Venues | HOTELS 78 Galaxy Ballroom 435 96 100 600 96 600 Galaxy Ballroom 1 150 36 60 150 36 120 Galaxy Ballroom 2 135 36 60 150 36 120 Galaxy Ballroom 3 150 36 60 150 36 120 Diyafa Section 4 125 36 60 150 36 120 Boardroom 63 24 30 80 24 40 Jamaal 39 15 24 40 15 30 Al Waha 38 15 24 40 15 30 Sakina 36 15 24 40 15 30 Al Dorra 37 15 24 40 15 30
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397
233
125 Suites: 37 HHHH
F&B:
Abu
Yas
 00971 56 6228410 |  khattab.mohamed@yasplazahotels.com |  yasplazahotels.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 79 79 Saadiyat Ballroom 1225 600 300 650 900 360 1200 Oud 296 120 80 140 200 100 360 Amber 520 360 160 240 500 160 620 Sandal 296 120 80 140 200 100 360 Alliban 91 60 24 50 70 30 100 Misc 117 70 30 60 80 40 150 Bakhoor 91 60 50 70 30 110
Distance
Total
378
339
39
HHHHH
Leisure:
 00971 2 4922222 |  reservation.saadiyat@rixos.com |  rixos.com/en/hotel-resort/rixos-premium-saadiyat-island MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

over Al Maryah Island, on the

of the Arabian Gulf, Rosewood Abu Dhabi

a refined setting for events, both small and large. Ideal for business meetings, the property boasts 1,645 square metres of indoor spaces spread across two ballrooms,

meeting rooms and four boardrooms. For social gatherings with just the right touch of luxury, the hotel offers a selection of elegant al fresco venues that make the most of its surrounds.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Glo

Cava

Set on a spectacular nine-kilometre stretch of pristine beach on Abu Dhabi's breathtaking Saadiyat Island, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas is a unique property in the UAE capital. Promising a regal ambience with striking modern architecture and uninterrupted Arabian Gulf views, the resort makes the most of its scenic beachside setting. A range of accommodation options is sure to suit even the most discerning traveller. While for event planners, there are three well-equipped banquet rooms, ideal for meetings and conferences.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport: 35 kilometres

Total number of rooms: 340 Single rooms: 156 Twin rooms: 135 Suites: 36 Villas: 13

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Hamilton's Gastro Pub (British/ American pub ), Nasma Beachfront Bar (beverages and bites), Pool Bar (beverages and bites), Sama Lobby Lounge (lobby cafŽ), Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar (Italian), Sim Sim (international all-day dining), Turtle Bay Bar & Grill (seafood and grills)

Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

80 Venues | HOTELS 80 Rosewood Ballroom 968 655 210 386 1040 212 1000 Rosewood A 499 315 106 186 500 102 385 Rosewood B 502 349 114 200 540 110 415 Yasmine Ballroom 224 150 54 90 240 50 190 Yasmine A 112 75 27 45 120 25 95 Yasmine B 112 75 27 45 120 25 95 Zanbaq Room 118 80 28 48 128 30 100 Zanbaq Room A 59 40 17 24 64 25 50 Zanbaq Room B 59 40 17 24 64 25 50 Bailasan Room 100 68 36 40 110 30 84 Bailasan Room A 51 34 20 20 55 15 42 Bailasan Room B 51 34 20 20 55 15 42 Lailaq Boardroom 59 20 16 16 20 16 40 Narjis Boardroom 59 20 10 16 15 10 30 Jury Boardroom 60 20 10 16 15 10 30 Solarium (Outdoor) 428 250 300 300 Aqua Lounge 55 20 15 20 40 15 40 Foll 16 6 6 6 Glo 650 300 300
Distance from AUH airport: 34.7 kilometres Total number of rooms: 189 Single rooms: 122 Twin rooms: 26 Suites: 41 HHHHH Soaring
shores
promises
two
F&B: Dai Pai Dong (Cantonese), Dragon's Tooth (bar),
(grill and bar), Hidden Bar (private lounge), La
(wine cellar), Majlis (lobby lounge), Manor Club (lounge), Sambusek (Lebanese) Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools Rosewood Abu Dhabi  00971 2 8135550 |  abudhabi@rosewoodhotels.com |  rosewoodhotels.com/en/abu-dhabi MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 81 81 Almas Ballroom 594 450 132 300 550 132 500 Almas Ballroom 1 198 150 44 100 180 44 150 Almas Ballroom 2 198 150 44 100 180 44 150 Almas Ballroom 3 198 150 44 100 180 44 150 Emerald 279 180 60 81 180 60 180 Emerald A 90 60 20 27 60 20 60 Emerald B 99 60 20 27 60 20 60 Emerald C 90 60 20 27 60 20 60 The Olive Lawn 180 120 200 The Lawn 510 330 500
HHHHH
Leisure:
 00971 2 6970000 |  saadiyat.resort@rotana.com |  rotana.com/saadiyatrotanaresortandvillas MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

Sofitel Abu Dhabi

French elegance meets Middle Eastern sophistication at Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, where guests are invited to experience

With Art Deco-inspired rooms flanked by breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf, the hotel sets the scene for an exceptional escape. Equally impressive is the setting for meetings and special occasions at the hotel, with a selection of top-of-the-line spaces and a team of expert planners. From the elegant ballroom to state-of-the-art meeting rooms, every event is a guaranteed success.

AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Club MillŽsime (lounge), Corniche Restaurant (all-day dining), French Bakery Corner (lounge), Grills@Chill'O (Mediterranean), Jazz N' Fizz (bar), Le CafŽ (lobby lounge), Parmigiana (Italian)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

the waterfront of Al Bateen Marina, The Abu Dhabi Edition boasts a spectacular setting, blending modern charm with five-star hospitality. Featuring a selection of rooms and residences, the hotel offers a range of leisure amenities, sure to impress every type of traveller. The property also has over 900 square metres of flexible event space, including contemporary meeting rooms, ballrooms and a boardroom. The extensive choice makes it the ideal destination for private meetings, conferences or exclusive gala dinners.

The

Dhabi Edition

AT A GLANCE:

from

number of

rooms:

rooms:

airport:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Alba Terrace (Mediterranean), Annex (nightlife venue), Library Bar (beverages), Market at Edition (international all-day dining), Pool Deck (beverages and light bites), Oak Room (British steakhouse)

Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

82 Venues | HOTELS 82 Crystal Ballroom 780 105 315 1000 117 750 1000 Crystal A 270 42 108 300 45 180 300 Crystal B 240 42 108 300 45 180 300 Crystal C 270 42 108 300 45 180 300 Crystal (A+B) or (B+C) 378 58 180 600 75 360 600 Maple Boardroom 48 15 Pearl Boardroom 54 16 Turquoise Ballroom 344 42 135 300 60 250 300 Turquoise A 104 24 36 70 30 50 70 Turquoise B 136 24 54 80 33 70 80 Turquoise C 104 24 36 70 30 50 70 Turquoise (A+B) or (B+C) 240 36 63 100 42 120 100 Marble Room 61 14 18 20 15 30 30 Silver Room 57 14 18 20 15 30 30 Oak Room 58 14 18 20 15 30 30 Grey Room 30 8 9 10 10 16 10 Ivory Room 60 14 24 30 18 40 40
Distance from AUH airport: 36 kilometres Total number of rooms: 280 Single rooms: 158 Twin rooms: 74 Suites: 47 HHHHH
the best of both cultures.
Corniche  00971 2 8137777 |  h7507@sofitel.com |  sofitel.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 83 83 Meeting Room 1, 2, 3 or 4 54 20 16 18 30 13 25 Meeting Room 1 & 2 or 3 & 4 108 50 26 30 60 24 60 Boardroom 30 12 11 Majlis 21 8 Meeting Room Pre-Function 115 70 Ballroom 654 400 330 550 520 Studio 1, 2, 4 or 5 109 60 22 36 90 28 70 Studio 3 218 120 42 90 180 40 120 Ballroom Pre-Function 465 350
Distance
AUH
35 kilometres Total
rooms: 198 Single
175 Twin
23 Suites: 40 HHHHH On
F&B:
Leisure:
Abu
 00971 2 2080000 |  events.auh@editionhotels.com |  editionhotels.com/abu-dhabi/ MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX)

The

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal promises Middle Eastern opulence unlike any other property in the UAE capital. Set against the backdrop of Al Maqta Creek and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the resort boasts five-star accommodation and world-class leisure facilities. Meetings are executed on a grand scale across 23,000 square metres of flexible event space set amid the hotel's lushly landscaped surrounds.

AT A GLANCE:

Canal

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Al Fresco (poolside), Alba (lobby lounge), Dolce (Italian), Giornotte (all-day dining), Li Jiang (Southeast Asian), Mijana (Middle Eastern), Sorso (sports bar), The Forge (steakhouse)

Beach,

The

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi effortlessly combines authentic Arabian hospitality with over a hundred years of bespoke St. Regis tradition. The hotel offers direct access to the private Nation Riviera Beach Club in addition to its sandy beach. Adjacent to Nation Galleria Mall with more than 60 retail shops, a cinema and a variety of entertainment options, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is also in close proximity to the capital's numerous landmarks. As a luxury hotel crafting boutique experiences, the property is the social epicentre for royalty and luminaries in the art of residential living in the West Corniche district, making it the natural choice for business guests seeking an impressive venue.

Regis Abu Dhabi

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HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Azura Panoramic Lounge and Bar (Mediterranean), Cabana Beach Bar & Grill (snacks), Catch at St. Regis (seafood), The St. Regis Bar (beverages and light bites), The Terrace on the Corniche (international all-day dining), Villa Toscana (Italian)

rooms:

Leisure: Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

84 Venues | HOTELS 84 Ballroom Roma 1550 1500 700 1500 200 1400 Ballroom Roma 1 510 500 230 500 70 470 Ballroom Roma 2 600 600 270 600 80 560 Ballroom Roma 3 440 400 200 400 60 420 Milano 1 35 10 Milano 2 20 10 Milano 3 20 10 Milano 4 85 80 30 36 80 35 70 Milano 5 65 60 20 27 60 25 55 Napoli 1 155 150 40 70 150 66 130 Napoli 2 27 30 10 30 24 Napoli 3 27 30 10 30 24 Napoli 4 30 30 10 30 26 Napoli 5 30 30 10 30 26 Firenze 1 37 10 Firenze 2 37 10 Firenze 3 37 10 Firenze 4 37 10 Firenze 5 27 5
Distance from AUH airport: 20 kilometres Total number of rooms: 530 Single rooms: 188 Twin rooms: 92 Suites: 140 HHHHH
F&B:
Leisure:
gym, spa, swimming pools
Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand
 00971 2 8188888 |  rc.auhrz.leads@ritzcarlton.com |  ritzcarlton.com/abudhabi MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 85 85 Al Mudhaif Ballroom 1311 750 600 1000 150 1080 Al Mudhaif Ballroom 1 316 200 144 250 81 240 Al Mudhaif Ballroom 2 585 310 312 400 90 530 Al Mudhaif Ballroom 3 410 240 180 350 81 260 Al Mudhaif Ballroom 1+2 901 500 456 650 114 770 Al Mudhaif Ballroom 2+3 995 550 456 750 114 830 Al Jurf 83 40 20 24 75 18 50 Al Khaznah 1+2 183 120 32 60 150 42 150 Al Khaznah 1 92 60 20 36 75 24 65 Al Khaznah 2 92 60 20 36 75 24 65 Al Muqam 83 40 20 24 75 18 50 Liwa 57 12 Abu Dhabi Suite 142 70 100
Distance
AUH airport: 36 kilometres Total number of rooms: 283 Single rooms: 184 Twin
44 Suites: 55 HHHHH
St.
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The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort,

Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi presents a serene escape just minutes from Downtown Abu Dhabi. Boasting the island's preeminent address, the resort invites guests to make the most of its leisure offering before dining seaside at one of six destination venues. Boasting 3,788 square metres of exquisitely appointed meeting and event rooms, the hotel can host everything from regal weddings to inspiring business meetings with custom catering and experienced event professionals on hand.

AT A GLANCE:

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The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi (Pacific Rim), Manhattan Lounge (beverages), Mazi (Greek), Olea (Mediterranean), Pool & Beach Bar (beverages), Sontaya (South East Asian), The Drawing Room (lounge)

Leisure: Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa offers one of the most luxurious golf resort experiences in the Middle East. Serving as the home of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship over the last 10 years, the resort's 27-hole championship golf course weaves through the undulating terrain featuring pockets of palms, ornamental trees and seven spectacular saltwater lakes. World-class amenities, a wide selection of restaurants and wellness facilities make the resort the ideal escape. For those looking to mix business with leisure, the property boasts a magnificent selection of event spaces.

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport: 14.2 kilometres

Total number of rooms:

rooms:

rooms:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

F&B: Fairways (all-day dining), Lemon & Lime (lounge), Sacci (Italian), Shades (pool bar), The Lounge (lobby lounge), The Retreat (sports bar)

Leisure: Beachfront, fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

86 Venues | HOTELS 86 The Regal Ballroom 3000 1700 500 1500 2400 450 220 Regal Ballroom A 1000 550 150 500 800 125 700 Regal Ballroom B 1000 550 150 500 800 125 700 Regal Ballroom C 1000 550 150 500 800 125 700 Regal Ballroom A1 700 400 100 350 500 80 500 Regal Ballroom C1 700 400 100 350 500 80 500 Regal Ballroom A2 300 150 50 150 300 40 200 Regal Ballroom C2 300 150 50 150 300 40 200 Meeting Room 1 62 40 26 40 70 26 60 Meeting Room 2 40 30 16 15 20 16 25 Meeting Room 3 34 30 16 10 20 16 20 Meeting Room 4 56 18
Distance from AUH airport: 35 kilometres Total number of rooms: 376 Single rooms: 188 Twin rooms: 124 Suites: 64 HHHHH
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 00971 2 4988888 |  sales.saadiyat@stregis.com |  stregissaadiyatisland.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 87 87 Masters Ballroom 600 420 330 600 100 700 Masters I 300 190 140 300 60 300 Masters II 300 190 140 300 60 300 Major West 225 150 100 200 50 200 Major West I 108 50 25 50 75 25 100 Major West II 105 50 25 50 75 25 100 Major East 240 160 110 200 50 230 Major East 120 60 25 60 75 25 110 Major East II 120 60 25 60 75 25 110 Westin Room 96 14
172 Single
99 Twin
54 Suites: 19 HHHHH
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AT A GLANCE:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

all-day dining), Roastery (lobby cafŽ), Sun Deck (poolside dining), Wet Deck (poolside dining), W Lounge (beverages and light bites)

Leisure: Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

in stunning views of the Arabian Gulf in a plush setting within Yas Island Rotana. This sleek property, nestled in the heart of Yas Island, keeps visitors close to all the action in the emirate's favourite entertainment and sports hub. Business travellers looking for incentive options have plenty to choose from, thanks to the venue's proximity to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Links Golf Club and Yas Marina Circuit. Complementing the ideal surrounds is a selection of state-of-the-art meeting venues, sure to make every event a success.

Yas Island Rotana

AT A GLANCE:

Distance from AUH airport: 8 kilometres

Total number of rooms: 308 Single rooms: 213 Twin rooms:

HOTEL FACILITIES:

Aquarius (pool bar), Blue Grill (steakhouse), Choices (international all-day dining), Island CafŽ (lobby lounge), Rangoli (Indian), Y Bar (cocktail bar)

Fitness centre, spa, swimming pools

88 Venues | HOTELS 88 Great Room 1/2/3 504 240 60 225 600 120 450 Great Room 1 163 80 36 75 200 35 136 Great Room 2 172 80 36 75 200 35 136 Great Room 3 170 80 36 75 200 35 136 Studio 1 & 2 106 60 23 40 80 25 60 Studio 1 54 30 14 40 80 25 60 Studio 2 52 30 14 40 80 25 60 Studio 3 & 4 134 60 28 48 100 32 75 Studio 3 67 30 14 24 60 15 45 Studio 4 67 30 14 24 60 15 45 Studio 5 & 6 127 60 28 48 100 32 75 Studio 5 64 30 14 24 60 15 45 Studio 6 63 30 14 24 60 15 45 Studio 7 136 80 30 63 80 40 120 Strategy 1 53 18 12 18 20 15 20 Strategy 2 50 12 18 20 15 20 Strategy 3 38 12 Strategy 4 39 12 Palm Garden 2469 1000 600 2000 600
Distance from AUH airport: 13 kilometres Total number of rooms: 499 Single rooms: 223 Twin rooms: 201 Suites: 75 HHHHH A vibrant property in the emirate, W Abu DhabiYas Island combines work and play effortlessly with a buzzing set-up, sure to impress even the most discerning guests. Ideal for business and leisure travellers, visitors are invited to make the most of the hotel's amenities during their downtime. For meeting planners, the property boasts 3,520
metres of flexible event space, with spacious venues capable of hosting both intimate and grand gatherings.
F&B: Amici (Italian), Garage (international
W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island  00971 2 6560000 |  wabudhabi.groups@whotels.com |  wadbudhabiyasisland.com MEETING ROOMS AREA (SQM) BANQUET (PAX) BOARDROOM (PAX) CLASSROOM (PAX) RECEPTION (PAX) U-SHAPE (PAX) THEATRE (PAX) 89 89 Pearl Ballroom A, B, C 450 90 234 350 90 400 Pearl Ballroom A Pearl Ballroom B Pearl Ballroom C Jade l & ll 100 Jade l 58 18 18 25 18 48 Jade ll 18 18 25 18 48 Sapphire l & ll 96 20 42 60 30 70 Sapphire l 48 15 18 25 15 32 Sapphire ll 48 15 18 25 15 32
67 Suites: 28 HHHH Take
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Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

Ayla Bawadi Hotel

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90 SETTING: RESORT / CITY CAPACITY OF LARGEST OUTDOOR SPACE (PAX) TOTAL NUMBER OF GUEST ROOMS NUMBER OF TWIN ROOMS NUMBER OF SINGLE ROOMS NUMBER OF SUITES TOTAL MEETING SPACE (SQM) DISTANCE FROM AUH AIRPORT (KM) CONFERENCE EQUIPMENT (Y/N) FACILITIES FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION (Y/N) CAPACITY OF LARGEST MEETING ROOM (PAX) DISTANCE FROM DXB AIRPORT (KM) OFF-SITE CATERING (Y/N) TOTAL NUMBER OF DINING VENUES FITNESS CENTRE (Y/N) SPA (Y/N) SWIMMING POOL/S (Y/N) BEACHFRONT (Y/N) TOTAL NUMBER OF MEETING ROOMS OUTDOOR SPACE AVAILABLE (Y/N) Venues | HOTEL LISTINGS Aloft Abu Dhabi  00971 2 654 5000  reservations.aloftabudhabi@ alofthotels.com  aloftabudhabi.com C 26 155 408 273 102 33 3 123 60 Y 800 Y Y Y 5 Y N Y N (THEATRE) (THEATRE) C 24 132 188 130 37 21 6 645 200 Y 50 Y Y Y Y Y Y N Andaz Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi  00971 2 5961234  abudhabi.capitalgate@hyatt.com  andazcapitalgateabudhabi.com (RECEPTION) (RECEPTION) C 157 144 90 57 15 15 3 640 200 N Y Y Y Y Y Y N
 00971 3 7030111  sales@aylahotels.com  aylahotels.com (RECEPTION) R 33 137 103 26 23 2 2447 110 Y Y N Y 6 Y Y Y N Al Wathba, a Luxury Desert Resort and Spa  00971 2 2044444  reservations.alwathba@ luxurycollection.com  alwathbahotel.com (RECEPTION) C 23 142 259 142 24 93 5 228 80 N Y N Y 2 Y Y Y N Capital Centre Arjaan by Rotana  00971 2 4954444  arjaan.capital@rotana.com  rotana.com/capitalcentrearjaan
C 33 154 229 183 46 2 55 50 N Y Y Y 3 Y N Y N Centro Al Manhal Abu Dhabi  00971 2 8115000  centro.almanhal@rotana.com  rotana.com/centroalmanhal (THEATRE) C 23 142 414 253 126 6 279 112 N Y N Y 4 Y N Y N Centro Capital Centre  00971 2 4096666  centro.capital@rotana.com  rotana.com/centrocapitalcentre (BANQUET) C 36 154 195 105 81 9 3 140 35 Y 80 Y Y Y 3 Y Y Y N Courtyard By Marriott World Trade Center  00971 2 6982222  courtyard.abudhabi@marriott.com  courtyardmarriottabudhabi.com (THEATRE) (BANQUET) R 255 375 124 40 16 68 14 820 550 Y 400 Y Y Y 5 Y Y Y Y Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara  00971 2 8015400  dirs@anantara.com  anantara.com (RECEPTION) (RECEPTION) SETTING: RESORT / CITY CAPACITY OF LARGEST OUTDOOR SPACE (PAX) TOTAL NUMBER OF GUEST ROOMS NUMBER OF TWIN ROOMS NUMBER OF SINGLE ROOMS NUMBER OF SUITES TOTAL MEETING SPACE (SQM) DISTANCE FROM AUH AIRPORT (KM) CONFERENCE EQUIPMENT (Y/N) FACILITIES FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION (Y/N) CAPACITY OF LARGEST MEETING ROOM (PAX) DISTANCE FROM DXB AIRPORT (KM) OFF-SITE CATERING (Y/N) TOTAL NUMBER OF DINING VENUES FITNESS CENTRE (Y/N) SPA (Y/N) SWIMMING POOL/S (Y/N) BEACHFRONT (Y/N) TOTAL NUMBER OF MEETING ROOMS OUTDOOR SPACE AVAILABLE (Y/N) Grand Millennium Al Wahda  00971 2 4439999  reservations.gmaw@ millenniumhotels.com  millenniumhotels.com/abudhabi C 28 132 840 556 257 32 11 290 280 N Y Y Y 3 Y Y Y N (BANQUET) C 36 158 443 288 84 71 6 975 200 Y 350 Y Y Y 4 Y Y Y Y
 00971 2 6570000  khalidiya.rayhaan@rotana.com  rotana.com/khalidiyapalacerayhaan byrotana (BANQUET) (BANQUET) C 34 150 234 1 3487 400 Y 1000 Y Y Y Le MŽridien Abu Dhabi  00971 2 6446666  info.lmad@lemeridien.com  marriott.com C 36 150 276 276 32 74 7 350 Y 1000 Y Y Y 7 Y N Y N Le Royal MŽridien Abu Dhabi  00971 2 4014000  info.lrmad@lemeridien.com  leroyalmeridienabudhabi.com (BANQUET) (BANQUET) C 23 142 315 225 72 17 7 332 90 N Y N Y 5 Y Y Y N Pearl Rotana Capital Centre  00971 2 3075555  pearl.hotel@rotana.com  rotana.com/pearlrotana (THEATRE) C 33 150 355 235 100 20 6 330 200 N Y Y Y 2 Y Y Y N Royal Rose Hotel  00971 2 6724000  info@royalrosehotel.com  royalrosehotel.com (BANQUET) C 38 150 272 198 58 16 12 1222 700 Y 600 Y N Y 11 Y Y Y Y Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort  00971 2 6773333  sheraton.abudhabi@adnhmc.com  sheratonabudhabi.com C 100 182 24 17 3 3 185 40 Y 1000 Y N Y 2 Y Y Y N Telal Resort  00971 3 7035630  info@telalresort.ae  telalresort.ae (BANQUET) (BANQUET) C 220 350 111 52 52 7 4 185 250 N Y Y Y 3 Y Y Y N Tilal Liwa Hotel  00971 2 8946111  reservations.tilal@danathotels.com  danathotels.com/zayedcity/tilalliwahotel (THEATRE) (RECEPTION) (THEATRE) (RECEPTION)

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SUCCESS FEELS AT HOME HERE

In this global capital for commerce and trade, connecting big names from around the world, you will discover a cutting-edge business hub. Bring your ambition to contentdriven conferences, trade exhibitions or unique incentive programmes, and shake hands with opportunity at every turn. From energy and healthcare, to culture and tourism, doing business is great for business in Abu Dhabi.

92 DISTANCE FROM AUH AIRPORT (KM) OFF-SITE CATERING (Y/N) TOTAL NUMBER OF MEETING ROOMS OUTDOOR SPACE AVAILABLE (Y/N) DISTANCE FROM DXB AIRPORT (KM) TOTAL MEETING SPACE (SQM) CAPACITY OF LARGEST OUTDOOR SPACE (PAX) FACILITIES FOR PEOPLE OF DETERMINATION (Y/N) CAPACITY OF LARGEST MEETING ROOM (PAX) CONFERENCE EQUIPMENT (Y/N) Venues | ALTERNATIVE SPACES Abu Dhabi Golf Club  00971 2 8853555  events.adgc@aldargolf.com  abudhabigolfdining.com/abu-dhabigolf-club-events/ 15 133 1 75 60 Y 10000 Y N Y (THEATRE) (RECEPTION) 14 135 4 7086 300 Y 1000 Y Y Y Al Forsan International Sports Resort  00971 2 6565656  info@alforsan.ae  alforsan.com (BANQUET) (AMPHITHEATRE) 129 118 3 3399 100 Y 3000 Y Y Y Al Ghazal Golf Club  00971 2 5053314  tu.aggc@gmail.com  alghazalgolfclub.ae (BANQUET) (BANQUET) 10 132 8 1286 200 N Y Y Y Ferrari World Abu Dhabi  00971 2 4968000  contact@yasconcierge.com  ferrariworldabudhabi.com
144 134 14 995 317 Y 714 Y Y Y Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium  00971 3 7021000  info@hbzstadium.ae  hbzstadium.ae (RECEPTION)
36 154 6 2710 1500 N Y Y Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi  00971 2 6569555  helpdesk@sorbonne.ae  sorbonne.ae (RECEPTION) 35 142 1 399 10 Y 1000 Y N Y Saadiyat Beach Golf Club  00971 2 8853555  events.sbgc@aldargolf.com  troonabudhabi.com/saadiyat-beach-golf-club/ (BOARDROOM) (BANQUET) 14 127 2 136 60 Y 500 Y N Y Yas Links Abu Dhabi  00971 2 4043072  events.ylad@aldargolf.com  abudhabigolfdining.com/yas-links-golfclub-events/ (BANQUET) (BANQUET) 2 110 13 14550 1200 Y 34000 Y Y Y Yas Marina Circuit  00971 2 406 2000  sales@ymc.ae  yasmarinacircuit.com (THEATRE) (BANQUET) 15 217 6 17943 1000 Y 1000 Y Y Y Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium  00971 2 5588331  info@abudhabicricket.ae  abudhabicricket.ae (THEATRE) (THEATRE)
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QASR AL WATAN

Discover the official meeting spaces of the UAE Cabinet and the Federal Supreme Council as well as The Presidential Banquet, with a visit to Qasr Al Watan. Planners seeking inspiration for their next event with VIP delegates will have plenty to explore at the palace's stunning meeting rooms along Abu Dhabi Corniche.

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FERRARI WORLD ABU DHABI

For planners seeking an out-of-theordinary option, this sprawling theme park is dedicated to all things Ferrari.

an expansive event space, there are a number of venues that can be configured in a variety of set-ups to host meetings, gala dinners, cocktail receptions and team building events.

largest conference space, The Red Theatre, can host up to 1,500 guests.

ferrariworldabudhabi.com

As Abu Dhabi aims to further its position as an international hub for events, the capital seeks to constantly enhance its offering for the meetings industry. While the emirate is already home to a plethora of hotels as well as convention and exhibition centres, offering a selection of venues to host every type of event, there are some that take a detour from the traditional path to deliver an extraordinary experience that cannot easily be found elsewhere.

AL MABEET DESERT CAMP

Nestled amidst the stunning surrounds of Al Wathba, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi, the Al Mabeet Desert Camp is a tribute to the Bedouin way of life. The venue offers an experience that was once reserved only for royalty and nomadic leaders and combines. It is the ideal choice for events that aim to blend luxury with an authentic experience in the desert.

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AL HUDAYRIYAT ISLAND

An all-encompassing visitor experience can be found on Al Hudayriyat Island, where guests can discover everything from walking trails and art installations to archaeological sites. Its multipurpose offering makes it the ideal venue for an event with a difference, where delegates can extend their stay by exploring the island's spectacular sites. It is particularly ideal for sporting events, thanks to the array of facilities, including the bike park, cycling track, jogging track, obstacle courses, indoor and outdoor courts, fields and pitches for football and basketball as well as a newly-opened adventure hub.

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ARABIAN NIGHTS VILLAGE

This venue was created to offer visitors the chance to embrace the untouched beauty of the desert and experience the local culture. Guides will transport guests over the dunes to a Bedouin village, equipped with all modern-day comforts, making it ideal for events.

the campsite, visitors can explore traditional tents and rustic courtyards, sample the local cuisine and enjoy camel rides, sandboarding and dune bashing.

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CULTURAL FOUNDATION

For events hosted with the creative community in mind, the Cultural Foundation is the ideal choice. The structure houses artistic displays that highlight the nation's heritage and also hosts seasonal exhibitions, live performances and workshops.  culturalfoundation.ae

 00971 2 6576348

The Cultural Foundation in Abu Dhabi is the ideal choice for art-themed events in the capital

LOUVRE ABU DHABI

Famed for its stunning architecture and impressive collection of artefacts, Louvre Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island is ideal for planners looking to deliver the wow factor. Within the complex, there is plenty of space for a wide range of events, including a 271-seat auditorium that is perfect for large conferences.  louvreabudhabi.ae  00971 600 565566

ANNEX

Annex at The Abu Dhabi Edition is a three-storey space that offers a distinct experience on each floor. An extraordinary venue for corporate events and private celebrations, it is home to a nightlife and performance venue, an interactive space for social mixers and an outdoor space for dining.  annexabudhabi.com  00971 2 4182432

Annex

The region's biggest auditorium can be found in the UAE capital, within the surrounds of National Theatre Abu Dhabi

NYU ABU DHABI

A leading educational institution, NYU Abu Dhabi also serves as an impressive destination for international conferences, performance arts and sporting events. The facility is home to a conference centre, sporting venues, performance venues and outdoor arenas for intimate and large gatherings.  nyuad.nyu.edu  00971 2 6284000

NATIONAL THEATER

ABU DHABI

Home to the region's biggest auditorium, the National Theatre Abu Dhabi has staged plays and movies since 1981 while also hosting conferences and exhibitions. The 2,250-seat auditorium is equipped with world-class lighting and film projection facilities. The complex also houses two exhibition halls, a lecture room, a conference hall and an art gallery.  00971 2 4435646

Venues | UNIQUE SPACES
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97 NYU Abu Dhabi National Theatre Abu Dhabi National Theatre Abu Dhabi

WARNER BROS.

WORLD ABU DHABI

Not only is this attraction the world's first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, but it is also a vibrant addition to the meetings and events industry in the UAE capital. Combining experiences that bring together

superheroes and cartoon characters, this space adds a touch of playfulness to gatherings. Planners can host meetings, dinners and cocktail receptions at a range of venues, the largest of which can accommodate up to 600 people.

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00971 2 4968000

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is a vibrant addition to the meetings and events industry in the UAE capital

THE HIVE

The Hive was specially created within ADNEC to provide planners with a freeflowing space that inspires delegates. Within the venue, there is an 80-seat auditorium, three meeting rooms and 320 square metres of configurable space. The venue provides dedicated Experience Managers to assist with all aspects of pre-event planning and concierge services when the event is live.

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WAREHOUSE 421

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Island

Warehouse 421 works tirelessly to enhance the region's creative offering through learning, research and commissions. Committed to supporting talent from across the region, the venue takes a collaborative approach to hosting and curating exhibitions, which makes it the ideal destination for art-themed events.

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THE DOME

Located in Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, The Dome is an exclusive facility for sporting events and conferences with capacities ranging from 300 to 1,700. It is also available to hire for exhibitions, conferences, corporate events, private celebrations and live events. thedome.ae  00971 2 4470754

An event at the picturesque Zaya Nurai Island is bound to live long in the memory thanks to its wide range of venues and stunning surroundings

ZAYA NURAI ISLAND

There are six unique meeting spaces at this private island resort, including the Book Cellar and the Light House, both of which are ideal for small gatherings.

large events, the Beach Estates can accommodate up to 150 guests and comes with access to a private stretch of beach, while the Smokin Pineapple is a great option for a banquet with up to 300 delegates.

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EXPLORE

The emirate of Abu Dhabi stands out in a crowded marketplace of destinations for the meetings and events industry. But the emirate is much more than a thriving business hub. With a varied offering to rival some of the world's most loved travel destinations, Abu Dhabi charms visitors of all ages with a mix of experiences that blend culture and leisure presenting planners with unique options for team building and incentive activities. Whether it's visiting some of the world's most noteworthy museums or taking on thrilling challenges with record-breaking roller coasters, indoor climbing walls and skydiving chambers, there is plenty to explore.

WELCOMING THE WORLD

Dhabi's calendar of events is diverse in its offerings. In alignment with health and safety guidelines from creating safe zones within the city to organising

versions of events with a physical and digital presence

AL DHAFRA FESTIVAL

Set amidst the dunes of the Empty Quarter, the annual Al Dhafra Festival is a celebration of local culture featuring traditional activities steeped in Emirati heritage, including camel auctions, saluki shows, poetry recitals and folk music performances. Embodying the spirit of the desert Bedouin, the festival offers a glimpse into the essence of life in the UAE before the discovery of oil. Visitors can learn tribal chants while cheering the animals participating in the ever-popular camel beauty contest, purebred horse race and falconry competition.

Al Dhafra

October 28, 2021 - January 22, 2022

WORLD FUTURE ENERGY

SUMMIT

The World Future Energy Summit is the leading international event accelerating sustainability and the global transition to clean energy. An exhibition, technology showcase, investment incubator and business forum all rolled into one event, the summit convenes leaders, innovators and global thinkers to share ideas that are creating the blueprints for a sustainable future.

ADNEC

worldfutureenergysummit.com

January 17 - 19, 2022

ABU DHABI

HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship will be held on Yas Island for the first time, with Yas Links Abu Dhabi hosting the Rolex Series event. Previous editions of the tournament have been played at Abu Dhabi Golf Club for 16 consecutive years and it has built a strong legacy in the Middle East.

Links Abu Dhabi

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January 20 - 23, 2022

BRIDE ABU DHABI

UAE capital's year-round calendar of events is action-packed

region's boutique bridal event features talks from wedding industry trendsetters and beauty specialists,

with sample products, exclusive offers and other incredible deals to build bespoke weddings.

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27 - 30, 2022

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION FOR NATIONAL SECURITY & RESILIENCE

event offers a networking platform connecting all government bodies in the region with an array of security solution providers. It also brings the national and cyber security community together to accelerate public-private collaboration.

ADNEC

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February 20 - 22, 2022

UMEX & SIMTEX

feature 120 exhibitors and 150 companies from 16 countries.

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March 21 - 23, 2022

RAMADAN

Ramadan is characterised by the practice of fasting between the hours of sunrise and sunset.

Worldwide

April 2 - May 1, 2022

EID AL FITR

Al Fitr marks the end of Ramadan

the beginning of the month of

on the Islamic calendar.

ABU DHABI

INTERNATIONAL BOOK

most diverse book fair in the

the event is committed to the long-term expansion of the global publishing business.

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23 - 29, 2022

EID AL ADHA

known as 'the festival of the sacrifice', Eid Al Adha marks the culmination of the season of Hajj, the sacred pilgrimage that millions of Muslims make to the Holy City of Makkah each year.

9, 2022

MIDDLE EAST DESIGN & BUILD WEEK

event is a vibrant networking and sourcing platform for the construction and design industries.

ABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

to return for yet another edition, the event encapsulates the UAE's love affair with all things maritime, shining a light on luxury boating, fishing and water sports.

ADNEC

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23 - 26, 2022

UAE NATIONAL DAY

country will celebrate 51 years of its union.

Countrywide

December 2, 2022

SHEIKH ZAYED FESTIVAL

 This annual festival kicks off every year to dovetail with the country's National Day celebrations in December.

The event sees locals, residents and visitors alike coming together to celebrate the UAE's rich cultural heritage. Set in the rustic surrounds of Al Wathba, the festival is packed with activities designed to shine a light on local customs and traditions. It is a must-attend for visitors looking to soak up the local culture.

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The event showcases the MENA region's industry-leading unmanned systems segments. It is well positioned to provide a professional platform for manufacturers to meet operators and establish lucrative relationships while promoting the defence, environmental, civil and humanitarian benefits of unmanned systems.

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February 20 - 22, 2022

EUROTIER MIDDLE EAST

The EuroTier trade show brand is the only platform that includes animal expertise in all segments (dairy, cattle, poultry, sheep, fish, goat and camel). Exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase the latest offerings in this sector to a dynamic market. This event

WORLD UTILITIES CONGRESS

event provides an unrivalled

to explore the latest products, innovations and key technological advancements across the power and utilities landscape around the globe.

brings together industry leaders to provide insights on building resilient, low carbon business models with agile automated digital operations.

annually, it offers businesses a

platform to promote their brands and products to thousands of qualified decision makers.

ADNEC

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September 12 - 14, 2022

ABU DHABI

INTERNATIONAL HUNTING & EQUESTRIAN EXHIBITION

event is the Middle East and Africa's largest annual event dedicated to the sectors of hunting, equestrian sports and the promotion and preservation of cultural heritage.

ADNEC

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FORMULA 1 TM ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

world's biggest names in motorsport racing will descend on the

Yas Marina Circuit for the 2022 finale of the Formula OneTM World Championship

Marina Circuit

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A thriving metropolis that champions all things futuristic, modern Abu Dhabi is a stark contrast to its historic past. Decades ago, caravans traversing the stretch of sands native to this region retreated to the sleepy desert outpost for the night before resuming their arduous journey onwards.

In the late 1700s, nomads from the

Bani Yas tribe finally settled in Abu Dhabi and ever since, the emirate has been continuously inhabited. Despite its meteoric rise over the centuries, the city has not lost touch with its heritage. In fact, preserving its culture has remained a priority.

Thanks to the conservation of ancient landmarks and the addition of new venues, Abu Dhabi has gained a reputation as a centre for culture. Stories about the past are regaled with much fervour even today. Its traditions continue to be celebrated in various art forms. The city's museums stand testimony to the centuries of history unearthed from the sands. And amidst the modern structures adorning the skyline, Abu Dhabi's cultural icons proudly dot the landscape.

From watchtowers and forts to museums and art galleries, these remarkable landmarks provide a glimpse into the past of the everevolving emirate.

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Chosen for their cultural and natural significance, these UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UAE capital reveal the most riveting details of the region's past

AL AIN OASIS

Nestled in the heart of Abu Dhabi ’s Garden City, Al Ain Oasis has borne witness to centuries of history. This 1,200-hectare expanse is a sight to behold. It is home to over 147,000 date palms of up to 100 varieties and fruit trees, all fed by a 3,000-year-old irrigation channel, traditionally known as the falaj system.

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JEBEL HAFIT TOMBS

This 5,000-year-old burial site is situated at the base of the Jebel Hafit mountain. Archaeological finds show that over a 500-year period between 3200 and 2700 BCE, the region's early inhabitants paid their respects to the dead by constructing intricate beehiveshaped stone tombs using roughly cut stones that housed the remains of two to five people.

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BIDAA BINT SAUD

Situated 25 kilometres from the centre of Al Ain, excavations conducted at Bidaa Bint Saud revealed that local communities flourished in the area since 3000 BCE. Artefacts found at this site include pottery items, stone vessels, daggers, blades, arrowheads and beads, in addition to irrigation systems and tombs dating back to the Bronze Age as well as a rare building from the Iron Age.

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HILI ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE

This UNESCO landmark is home to a series of tombs, houses, strongholds and irrigation systems from the Bronze and Iron Ages. Dating back to 3000 BCE, these finds indicate that the town was the earliest agricultural village in the region. A must-see is the 4,000-year-old Grand Tomb, which was masterfully restored in the 1970s.

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is home to a series of tombs, houses, strongholds and irrigation systems from the Bronze and Iron Ages, dating back to 3000 BCE.

Built in the 1760s, Qasr Al Hosn was the first permanent structure in Abu Dhabi

HISTORIC LANDMARKS

Noted for its historic significance, each of these landmarks tells the story of the region's history in awe-inspiring ways

QASR AL HOSN

Built in the 1760s as a watchtower and later transformed into a fort, Qasr Al Hosn was the first permanent structure in Abu Dhabi. Over the centuries, it served as a consultative council, a national archive and the home of the ruling Al Nahyan family. Following more than a decade of intensive conservation and restoration work, the site reopened in 2018 as a museum documenting the emirate's past and present.

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QASR AL MUWAIJI

Once the prestigious address of the Al Nahyan family, Qasr Al Muwaiji is one of the city's oldest heritage sites. This stunning complex features a large number of historic forts, houses and towers. Its courtyard houses a permanent exhibition in a striking glass-walled space that tells the story of the fort and its previous inhabitants.

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AL JAHILI FORT

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Noted for its historic significance, each of these landmarks tells the story of the region's history in awe-inspiring ways

SIR BANI YAS ISLAND CHURCH AND MONASTERY

In 1992, a monastery and church dating back to the seventh century and belonging to a small community of around 30 Nestorian monks were discovered on Sir Bani Yas Island. Believed to be the oldest Christian site in the country, experts say that its presence in the region is proof that Islam and Christianity managed to coexist peacefully through the centuries. The site was officially inaugurated in 2019 and is now open to visitors looking to learn more about life in the region centuries ago.

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MODERN MARVELS

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QASR AL WATAN

Housed within Abu Dhabi's Presidential Palace complex, Qasr Al Watan is an impressive structure characterised by expansive white domes, striking chandeliers and lush gardens. Once inside, visitors can embark on a journey through the nation's legacy as they explore a collection of fascinating exhibits, including artefacts and manuscripts that shed light on the country's governing principles and its vision for the future.

by the late president of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a proud emblem of Abu Dhabi's cultural diversity

THE FOUNDER'S MEMORIAL

Found along Abu Dhabi Corniche, the Founder's Memorial pays tribute to the late Sheikh Zayed, the first President of the UAE. The centrepiece of the memorial is The Constellation, a stunning three-dimensional artwork crafted in the ruler's image using 1,327 geometric objects suspended from 1,110 cables and illuminated by more than 2,000 lights. The installation stands proudly as a symbol of the Founding Father's guiding presence over the nation along the glistening coast of Abu Dhabi Corniche in the capital.

SHEIKH ZAYED

GRAND MOSQUE

Commissioned by the late president of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a proud emblem of Abu Dhabi's cultural diversity. Unlike most mosques, which are strictly for Muslims only, it welcomes visitors of all faiths. This vast and beautiful building is wrought of marble, gold, semi-precious stones, crystals and ceramics, making it a sight to behold.

the structure is equally captivating with beautiful traditional designs adorning its walls.

ETIHAD MODERN ART GALLERY

Opened in 2013, this multi-purpose art space and cafŽ was launched in order to promote the burgeoning Emirati art scene. Showcasing the work of local artists and featuring heritage exhibitions, this popular venue regularly hosts art workshops, poetry nights and musical events.

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These iconic venues that have recently launched in the UAE capital have bolstered Abu Dhabi's reputation as a creative hub

CREATIVE HUBS

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LOUVRE ABU DHABI

Designed by award-winning architect Jean Nouvel, Louvre Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island is a stunning architectural feat that invites visitors to embark on a journey through time with a walk through its permanent galleries. An inspiring tale of humanity, which artistically unfolds in a series of chapters across 12 galleries, guests can witness history come to life from prehistoric times through to the contemporary era. Visitors will be able to discover stories that link historic objects and artefacts from a multitude of cultures alongside famous pieces from renowned artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo Da Vinci and Andy Warhol.

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MANARAT AL SAADIYAT

Literally translating as a 'place of enlightenment' in Arabic, this hub opened in 2009 and continues to regularly host workshops for printmaking, self-portraits and figure drawing. Located within Saadiyat Cultural District, the venue hosts a wide variety of exhibitions, live performances, theatre productions, conferences and talks all year round.

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CLYMB ABU DHABI

The newest addition to the UAE capital's legion of record-breaking attractions, Clymb Abu Dhabi holds two Guinness World Records. The Yas Island attraction boasts the world's largest indoor skydiving flight chamber, which is 10 metres wide and 32 metres high. It offers thrill seekers the opportunity to simulate the rush of skydiving at ground level. Under the same roof, adrenaline enthusiasts will find The Summyt, which is the world's tallest indoor climbing wall at 42 metres, ideal for advanced climbers to test their limits.

activities offered at the attraction make this the perfect venue for groups looking to dial up the adventure factor together with their team members.

GO TEAM

Planners looking to dazzle delegates can take their pick from an impressive inventory of record-breaking venues that offer unforgettable team-building experiences

The sprawling emirate of Abu Dhabi is brimming with a range of experiences sure to delight visitors of all ages. Offered across a host of award-winning and record-breaking venues in the UAE capital, there are numerous options for incentive activities suitable for beginners or seasoned thrill-seekers.

Whether it is dialling up the adrenaline factor while racing around Yas Marina Circuit's legendary track or soaking up the serene side of the emirate while kayaking through the mangroves, Abu Dhabi is ripe for adventure. In addition, customised team building and incentive packages can be designed to meet the requirements of discerning delegates.

ABU DHABI DESERT SAFARI

No trip to the emirate is complete without experiencing the magic of the dunes. For an extraordinary safari, the Liwa Oasis promises an experience unlike any other. Located on the edge of the Empty Quarter, the oasis offers a serene setting in the arid wilderness. Desert safari packages can be curated for groups to include treasure hunts, paintball and survival games besides the usual dune bashing, quad biking and sandboarding experiences. At the end of the activity, there is also the option to enjoy an authentic Arabic feast in a Bedouin-style camp.

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ARABIAN WILDLIFE PARK

Off the coast of Abu Dhabi lies one of the region's largest private wildlife reserves. With a combination of rugged desert, mangrove forests and scenic beachfront, Sir Bani Yas Island is an all-encompassing destination.

The Arabian Wildlife Park takes up more than half the island and is home to more than 13,000 free-roaming animals, including the Arabian oryx, sand gazelles, reticulated giraffes, cheetahs, antelopes, Indian blackbucks, Barbary sheep, Ethiopian hedgehogs, Egyptian jerboas and Somali ostriches.

Visitors can explore the reserve with a 4X4 wildlife drive around the park. Group visits can also be organised to give delegates a taste of African safaris in the heart of the UAE desert.

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MANGROVE NATIONAL PARK

Home to a coastal ecosystem, the lush forest of mangroves in Abu Dhabi boasts different species of exotic flora and fauna. Kayaking through the waters gives visitors the opportunity to discover an array of exotic birds. It's the perfect chance to get groups together to explore nature and the region's many indigenous species up close while kayaking as a team through the mangrove forest.

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LOUVRE ABU DHABI

Inviting visitors to channel their artistic inspirations after a walk through the galleries of this universal museum, Louvre Abu Dhabi hosts sketching workshops for groups. Best experienced as a team, this session encourages participants to develop their observational and sketching skills by learning to draw the artwork on display at the museum. For something

little more adventurous, Louvre Abu Dhabi also offers kayaking tours

groups through the waters surrounding the structure.

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AL HUDAYRIAT ISLAND

A great way to keep active and also explore the city with large teams, Abu Dhabi offers cycling tours across numerous routes through the emirate. The most impressive of them all is the track on Al Hudayriat Island, boasting a five and 10-kilometre trail along the

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YAS LINKS ABU DHABI

Situated on Yas Island, Yas Links Abu Dhabi is the first official links course in the region. Designed to offer a unique challenge, the course remains unobstructed by trees, requiring players to hit low and accurately to avoid the strong crosswinds.

Team building is also well catered for with a variety of options, such as putting contests, introduction sessions for groups and a nine-hole round with a PGA-qualified golf professional.

The club also offers personalised golf buggies, corporate branding, a live leaderboard, prize presentation ceremonies and mini competitions to

Situated on Yas Island, Yas Links Abu Dhabi is the first official links course in the region. Designed to offer a unique challenge, it is unobstructed by trees

YAS MARINA CIRCUIT

The home of the Formula 1TM Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina Circuit offers visitors a series of experiences to emulate their favourite racing heroes. Boasting a specialised driving school, karting circuit and drag strip, there is a huge variety of packages on offer, including racing around the famed track in an Aston Martin GT4 or Ferrari 458 GT.

For something a little more out of the box, Yas Marina Circuit also offers a unique team building experience that challenges groups to get together and build a racing car. Other options for teams at the circuit include treasure hunting and karting.

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The home of the Formula 1TM Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina Circuit allows visitors to emulate their favourite racing heroes

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Customised experiences for team building and incentive activities

be designed to meet the requirements of discerning

YAS WATERWORLD

The ultimate water park experience in the UAE is found at Yas Waterworld.

Offering a choice of over 40 rides, slides and attractions, every experience at the park is inspired by the Emirati pearl diving legend. The ideal playground for aqua adventures, the park is home to the world's largest surfable sheet wave as well as the first and only 5D water adventure in the region.

For groups, the park offers its signature treasure hunting activity, where teams are split into pearling crews and required to dive into the water to recover as many lost pearls as possible.

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FERRARI WORLD

ABU DHABI

The world's first-ever Ferrari-themed amusement park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi promises unforgettable adventures under its iconic red roof. The theme park is home to Formula Rossa, the fastest roller coaster in the world, which can reach speeds of up to 240 kilometres per hour.

Another exciting ride is Turbo Track. Comprising a three-phase challenge, it includes on-screen training and performance analysis. The final test is the ride itself, which sees guests launched at 102 kilometres per hour from inside the park through a glass funnel up to the roof and then to the highest point on Yas Island at 64 metres. This allows guests on board to experience hair-raising zero gravity as they plummet down to ground level.

For teams, the High Gear Challenge is a popular activity at the theme park. Participants are split into groups and then required to solve Ferrari-themed puzzles to obtain more clues that finally lead them to the prize vault.

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WARNER BROS. WORLD ABU DHABI

Since opening in the UAE capital two years ago, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi continues to generate plenty of buzz. As the world's first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, this Yas Island hotspot boasts 29 rides and attractions across six themed zones.

There is something for all ages, and adventure can be found throughout the park. Visitors are encouraged to join in hair-raising battles to save the day with Batman before settling down for a sumptuous meal with The Flintstones. There is also the opportunity to interact with cartoon characters and superheroes, including the likes of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Tom and Jerry and Scooby-Doo.

Groups can explore the park together with the All-Star Puzzler Pursuit that offers participants the chance to explore all zones while solving puzzles and conquering unique themed challenges along the way.

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A GREEN FOOTPRINT

Abu Dhabi offers a host of outdoor activities that highlight the region's commitment to a 'greener' future

In keeping with the need of our times, the emirate of Abu Dhabi established the Environment Vision 2030 with an aim to preserve and enhance the city's natural heritage and promote the efficient use of resources within its communities. While the programme primarily aims to minimise the impact of climate change, contribute to clean air, conserve water resources, safeguard biodiversity and manage waste, it relies heavily on public participation.

The emirate has worked in close collaboration with local partners to develop these experiences that invite residents and visitors to join in the cause for the environment.

Abu Dhabi established the Environment Vision 2030 to preserve the city's natural heritage

PROTECT THE MANGROVES

A contrast to the emirate's sandy quarters, the lush forest found within the Mangrove National Park is a fragile ecosystem in the heart of the desert.

The mangrove tour combines a teambuilding activity with an educational experience that allows participants to kayak and paddle through the waters and collect plastic trash.

MAKE THE BEST OF WASTE

Best experienced with a large group, teams will be split into pairs to build robots using recycled materials, such as plastic bottles, coffee cups and containers. Electronic kits will be provided to programme the robots.

SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES BY ETIHAD AIRWAYS

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CLEAN UP THE OCEANS

Over five trillion pieces of plastic currently litter the ocean and Abu Dhabi is doing its part by developing cleaning strategies. Companies for Good offers ocean-clean up experiences that involve collecting litter while scuba diving, snorkelling or boating. It is a great way to get teams involved in the task and enjoy a fun day out.

EXPERIENCE FARM LIFE

Conducted at a local farm in Abu Dhabi, this experience takes participants on a guided tour through the plantations where they will enjoy a hands-on organic farming experience. Participants will be equipped with the skills needed to create and care for their own urban gardens at home.

The country's national airline, Etihad Airways has committed to a sustainable future by adopting a series of initiatives to be "Greener Together"

PLANT A TREE

Beginning with a tour on a local farm, this experience is a fantastic opportunity for corporate teams to do their part for the environment. After a briefing on organic farming, participants will learn more about native flora and then plant their own trees.

JOIN A WORKSHOP

Participants of this workshop will learn more about the global crisis presented by the mismanagement of waste and easy methods to integrate 'green' practices in their daily lives.

TOUR RESPONSIBLY

In 2008, Masdar City embarked on a journey to develop one of the world's most sustainable cities.

The district is now a low-carbon development made up of a clean-tech cluster. Visitors are encouraged to experience the future of 'green' living with a ride in a driverless car through the city.

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CLEAN ENERGY

Abu Dhabi is home to the world's largest solar power plant. Noor Abu Dhabi, which started operations in 2019, has a capacity of 1,177 megawatts and enough power for 90,000 people. Last year, work on yet another recordbreaking solar power project began. The Al Dhafra Solar Project will be located in Abu Dhabi's Al Dhafra region and will power 160,000 homes upon completion. This two-gigawatt photovoltaic independent power producer is scheduled for completion in 2022.

2012 - The first Etihad Airways flight to use biofuel took off from Washington D.C. to Abu Dhabi

2012 - The airline reduced its water usage by 50 percent, thus saving 684,000 litres of water per year

2014 - Etihad Airways became the founding partner of Biojet Abu Dhabi

2016 - Honouring its commitment to conservation, the airline signed the United for Wildlife agreement at Buckingham Palace

2019 - Etihad Airways flew the world's first commercial flight using biojet fuel produced locally from the country's mangroves

2019 - The airline reduced 41 single-use plastic products, saving 17 tonnes of plastic waste from landfills

2020 - The airline introduced the Etihad Greenliner Hero Aircraft with a 30 percent biofuel blend

2020 - Electric tractors were introduced at the local airport terminal

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SUPPORT

Planners looking to host their next event in Abu Dhabi have access to a world-class team of organisers and a range of support services to help make every event a success, whether large or small. Provided by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB), these cover everything from drafting bids and shortlisting the right venue to licensing events with ease. This section provides an overview of the comprehensive array of services and event planning assistance provided by ADCEB.

SUCCESS ASSURED

The Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau serves as a one-stop-shop for all business event planners, offering a range of support services to make every event a success

The Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) was established in March 2013 with a mission to foster the development and promotion of business events in the UAE capital. At the heart of its efforts is the vision to champion the emirate as a dynamic global destination for events. Among other key objectives, ADCEB offers a variety of support services to event organisers, right from the bid stage through to the live event.

SITE INSPECTION SUPPORT

The best way to determine if Abu Dhabi meets planners' requirements is to experience the emirate first-hand. A visit allows planners to get a sense of Abu Dhabi's cultural proposition and logistical infrastructure. During this visit, ADCEB helps planners secure meetings with local partners, opinion leaders and event specialists.

ORGANISATIONAL SUPPORT

Working with ADCEB gives planners access to an extensive list of professional conference organisers who can assist with events of all sizes and budgets. A selection of the best venues and hotels is also presented to planners. Other organisational requirements, including block-booking hotel rooms at competitive prices and shortlisting hospitality partners, are also taken into account.

ADDED ADVANTAGE

Make your next event stand out with support from the Advantage Abu Dhabi programme

Abu Dhabi hosts more than 800 international events every year, drawing in audiences from around the world. Major spectacles, such as the Formula 1TM Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to the Abu Dhabi Classics concert series, have taken place in the emirate in the last decade alone.

In a bid to build on this success, The Department of Culture and TourismAbu Dhabi is incentivising international, regional and local companies through a new grant programme titled Advantage Abu Dhabi.

TAKING BUSINESS EVENTS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

FUTURE FOCUS

A ONE-STOP SOLUTION FOR PLANNERS

BID SUPPORT

In the pre-planning stage, ADCEB will assist with any research conducted by event planners to determine the viability of hosting an event in Abu Dhabi. After developing strategies and objectives for the event, the team works with planners to lobby the conference organising committee and produce bespoke documents to enhance the bid.

MARKETING SUPPORT

ADCEB supports organisers with innovative, bespoke promotional material to help attract delegates in large numbers. The bureau's assistance also extends to designing public relations campaigns to market the event to new and existing audiences.

OFFICIAL AIRLINE SUPPORT

As the national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways extends its support to events in the UAE capital as the Official Airline Partner. The airline boasts a fleet of more than 120 aircraft and is a strategic partner of the emirate of Abu Dhabi and ADCEB.

Advantage Abu Dhabi was designed to offer support to international event organisers. The programme serves as a catalyst for innovation in the business events industry. It helps strengthen links between event organisers and local suppliers, thereby stimulating business at home and also enhancing the experience for event attendees. It all comes together to further enhance Abu Dhabi's event calendar and its proposition as a world-class destination for business events.

To help the industry reach its maximum potential, the Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau reviews applications to determine which events qualify for the Advantage Abu Dhabi programme.

In order to access this invaluable support, a number of factors are taken into consideration. To qualify, an event

Advantage Abu Dhabi aims to support business events that align with the core pillars of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. A longterm plan for the transformation of the emirate's economy outlined

must align with the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. It should make a positive contribution to the economic, social and cultural landscape of the UAE capital.

The event's objectives and sustainability will be reviewed by the committee, while its historical records, with regards to its international presence and the networking opportunities it has offered, will also be assessed.

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by the government of Abu Dhabi, this vision aims to reduce reliance on the country's oil sector as a source of economic activity over time and channel a greater focus on knowledge-based industries in the future.

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THE ELITE CLUB

Discover the benefits of signing up to Abu Dhabi's Al Nukhba programme for business experts

EVENTS MADE

Find out how to license your next event in Abu Dhabi

GET INVOLVED

Members of the Al Nukhba programme are recruited and enrolled based on their standing within organisations in the region and their activity with reputed international associations. In order to be considered for membership, applicants are required to:

» Actively pursue bids for international conventions or exhibitions

» Hold an active membership to a regional or international association

» Attend at least one annual event held for the ambassador members

Offering a simplified solution to streamline event registration and licensing, the Abu Dhabi Events Licensing System is a holistic platform for planners. The system provides a unified registry and permit approval mechanism from all government entities for all types of events in the UAE capital. The system covers exhibitions, conferences, training courses, workshops and meetings conducted in Abu Dhabi with an aim to make organising events easier by providing planners with a single entity for approval. It also helps maintain accurate statistics and efficiently manage all types of events.

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

RUSSIA

The Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau works tirelessly to secure new business for its thriving MICE industry. The Al Nukhba initiative is one such programme that is designed to advocate for Abu Dhabi as the ideal destination for business events.

The Business Elite Programme brings together like-minded experts across various fields to work towards enhancing the emirate's proposition. The team is made up of academics,

scientists, researchers, specialists in all fields, doctors, government officials and business leaders.

These influential, valued experts represent the emirate on local, regional and international platforms and work together to attract inbound international conventions.

Members who sign on gain a number of benefits, including recognition in their field and among local government officials and international leaders.

To become a part of the rewarding Al Nukhba programme in Abu Dhabi  conventions-g@dctabudhabi.ae

HOW DOES IT WORK?

to apply through the Abu Dhabi Events Licensing System at least three working days prior to the date of the event. Only venue owners and event organisers can register on the Abu Dhabi Events Licensing System.

Applicants

AUSTRALIA

register, planners should have a trade licence

activities

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licensing and other enquiries

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Get in touch with your local DCT Abu Dhabi representative for more information before planning your next event in the UAE capital. UAE Abu Dhabi  Nation Towers Corniche Road - Al Bateen  00971 2 4440444  adceb@dctabudhabi.ae UK London  No 1. Knightsbridge  0044 207 2016400  uk@dctabudhabi.ae GERMANY Munich  Fuerstenrieder Strasse 61, 80686  0049 89 689063866  germany@dctabudhabi.ae FRANCE Paris  11 Rue Blanche 75009  0033 1 5325 0352  france@dctabudhabi.ae ITALY Milan  Via Vigevano 18, 20144  0039 2 573781  italy@dctabudhabi.ae US New York City  600 Fifth Avenue, 20th Floor  001 212 554 1314  USA@dctabudhabi.ae
Moscow  Zemlyanoi Val, Street 50A Boulevard 3, Office 212  007 9031962292  russia@dctabudhabi.ae CHINA Beijing  Jingxin Plaza, No. 2 East 3rd Ring North Road, Chaoyang District  008610 56762100  china@dctabudhabi.ae INDIA New Delhi  M2, Kanchenjunga Building, 18 Barakhamba Road  009111 2 3737348  India@dctabudhabi.ae
Sydney  117 York Street, NSW 2000  0061 2 9286 8964  australia@dctabudhabi.ae 125 For the updated list of DCT - Abu Dhabi representatives, please visit dctabudhabi.ae

DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANIES

4 Corner Events

Natalia Ivanova  00971 4 4229716

natalia@4cornersevents.com  www.4cornersevents.com

24 Degrees

Stefanie Seip  00971 4 5032222

stefanie@24degrees.com  www.24degrees.com

Akbar Holidays

Dhara Ravaliya  00971 4 3561111

inbound.dxb@akbarholidays.com  www.akbartravels.com

Arabian Adventures

Justine Thomas  00971 4 2748745

 aamie@emirates.com  www.arabian-adventures.com/ae/english

Arabian Connection Tourism

Valentine Almeida  00971 4 2299405  valentine@arabianconnections.com  www.arabianconnections.com

Arabian Nights for Travel & Tourism LLC

Raed ElHajj  00971 2 6779988

RaedH@arabiannights.ae  www.arabiannights.ae/home.php

Arabian Oryx Travel & Tourism

Derrick Schokman

 00971 4 3926100

 groupsmgr@aoryx.ae  www.aoryx.ae

Bin Ham Travel LLC

Nabil Sayegh  00971 2 6393366

 nabil@binhamtravel.ae  www.binhamgroup.com/en/travel-andtourism

Bin Harmal Travel Agency

Abdelqader Elghusein

 00971 2 6315555

 binharmal@bhta.ae

Bin Saleh Travel LLC

Reda Elashkar

 00971 2 6229900

 reda@bst.ae  www.binsalehtravel.com

Directory of Suppliers

Capital Gate Tourism

Khalid Al Balushi

00971 56 3665777

capitalgateta@gmail.com

www.capitalgateta.ae

Dadabhai

Farzana Sameer

00971 4 3885566

farzana@dadabhaitravel.ae

www.dadabhaitravel.com

Darwish Bin Ahmed & Sons

Travel & Tourism LLC

Ahmed Boriek

00971 2 5527414

ahmed.boriek@dbatravel.ae

www.dbatravel.ae

Desert Gate Tourism Meriem Khelifi

00971 4 4421155

meriem@desertgate.ae

www.desertgate.ae

Destination Arabia

Devinda Kariyawasam

00971 52 6364570

devinda.k@destination-arabia.com

www.destination-arabia.com

EET

Rex Roy

00971 4 4229563

rex@eet.ae

www.eet.ae

Emirates Tours & Safari LLC

Hashil Mohamed  00971 2 4912929

accounts@eatours.ae

www.eatours.ae

Equifax Tourism

Rohit Jain

00971 50 2866739

rohit@equifaxtourism.com

www.equifaxtourism.com

Etihad Airways - Destination Management Melroy Vaz

00971 54 3094045

mvaz@etihad.ae

www.etihadhub.com

Extra Mile Events Eman Atef

00971 4 4475860

eman@extramile-events.com

www.extramile-events.com

Extreme Arabia Tours & Safari

Basheer Padathakayil

00971 2 4465433

basheer@extremearabia.com

www.extremearabia.com

Gem Flower Eric Cheng

00971 52 6360370

hotelbooking-gft@outlook.com

Gulf Circle Tours

Gaby Seikaly

00971 4 4513838

gaby@gulfcircletours.com

www.gulfcircletours.com

Gulf Dunes / Desert Adventures Suzanne Kirk

00971 4 4504460

Suzanne.kirk@gulfdunes.com

www.gulfdunes.com

Highway

Li

00971 4 2280557

hotel.res@highwaytourism.net

www.highwaytourism.net

Hunter Tourism Michelle Chen

00971 50 6955963

Michelle.chen@huntertourism.net

www.huntertourism.net

Impact Event & Destination Management Alberto Cavallo

00971 4 3277449

alberto@impactdmc.com

www.impactdmc.com

Incentive Connections

Ferzeen Dsouza

00971 4 3869914

ferzeen@incentiveconnections.com

www.incentiveconnections.com

Insiders Tourism Ahmed Sellah

00971 4 4539822

ahmed@insiders-uae.com

www.insiders-uae.com

ITL World

Naouphale Mohammed

00971 4 6059997

nouphale.mohammed@ITLWorld.com

www.ITLWORLD.com

Liberty International

Joseph P. R.

00971 4 3708850

Joseph.PR@liberty-int.com

www.liberty-int.com

Lulu Peaceful Tourism

Omar Shi

00971 4 2517976

omar.shi@lulutourism.ae

www.lulutourism.ae

Magic Arabia Shady Maurice

00971 4 4378884

shady@magic-dmc.com

www.magic-arabia.com

Massbetter Travel & Tourism LLC

Enda Fu

00971 50 1593698

enda@miegroups.com

www.massbettertravel.com

Meeting Point Tourism LLC

Mashood Ahmed

00971 4 8183800

mashood.ahmed@meetingpointuae.com

Mercator Travel & Tourism

2 4443438

Momento Destination & Events

Mohamed Trabelsi

00971 2 6501350 / 00971 50 1212021

mohamed@momentodmc.com

www.momentodmc.com

Nirvana Travel & Tourism LLC Alaa Ali

00971 2 3043333

alaa@ntravel.ae

www.ntravel.ae/Nirvana

Omeir Travel Agency LLC

Abdulkarim Naduvilakath

00971 600 511111

sales@omeir.ae

www.omeir.com

Ovation Polly Mendoza

00971 4 3116300

www.ovationdmc.com/destinations/arabia

Pure Arabia

Syed Awais Ahmed

00971 4 3806020

info@pure-arabia.com

www.pure-arabia.com

Red Apple

Mina Samir

00971 52 4792961

www.redappletravel.com

Royal Arabian

Nitya Acharya

00971 4 2999339

nitin.acharya@royalarabian.com

www.royalarabian.com

Safe Travel & Services

Mohamed Sabri

00971 2 6332400

msabri@safetravel.ae

www.safetravel.ae

Seaman Tours

Chackochan Jose

00971 52 6424815

cjose@seamantours.com

www.seamantours.com

Shaheen Al Sahra Travel

Justine Dres

00971 2 5510000

shaheen@alsahraa.ae

www.alsahraa.ae

Shams Abu Dhabi Travel LLC

00971 2 6444494

sales@shamsabudhabi.ae

www.shamsabudhabi.ae

Sharaf Tours

Navamey Komalan

00971 4 4060237

navamey@sharaftours.com

www.sharaftours.ae

SNTTA Emir Tours Nancy Jaison

00971 4 2865859

nancy.j@snttadubai.com

www.snttaemirtours.com

Sunlight Tourism / Harir Group

Rosie Duo Geng

00971 56 4884545

rosiegeng@harirgroup.com

www.harirgroup.com

Touch Oussama Bou Kamel

4 3277330

www.touchplus971.com

Travco LLC

Jyoti Panchmatia

00971 4 3366643

Jyoti.p@travco.com

www.travcotravel.ae

Turning Point Chander Chugh

00971 50 25544321

www.turningpointdxb.com

The Vision Tourism

Anwar Abu Monassar

00971 4 5839444

anwar@thevisionme.com

www.thevisionme.com

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE/ EXHIBITION ORGANISERS

DiaEdu Management Consultants

Basil Kadara

00971 4 4532975

bkadara@diaedu.com

www.diaedu.com

DMG Events

Jasmeet Bakshi

00971 4 438 0355

JasmeetBakshi@dmgevents.com

www.dmgevents.com

InfoPlus Matthew Hawa

00971 4 4218996

hawa.matthew@infoplusevents.com

www.infoplusevents.com/

K.I.T. Group

Hassani El Koutbia

00971 2 2450057

helkoutbia@kit-group.org

www.kit-group.org/middle-east

MCI Middle East LLC – Abu Dhabi Branch

Alexander John

00971 50 4547781

alexander.john@mci-group.com

www.mci-group.com/ar-AE

MCO (Medetarian Conferences Organizers)

Mohammed Abuelkhair

00971 2 6588717

ceo@mco.ae

www.mco.ae

Meeting Minds

Medhat Nassar

00971 4 4270492

medhat@meetingmindsdubai.com

www.meetingmindsexperts.com

MENA Conferences Khaled Afif

00971 2 4919888

khaled@menaconference.com

www.menaconference.com

Reed Exhibitions

Vasyl Zhygalo

00971 2 4090499

vasyl.zhygalo@reedexpo.ae

www.reedexhibitions.com

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EVENT MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION

COMPANIES

4 K 4 Events

Mahmoud Sahli

 00971 55 5192000

 md@4k4media.com

 www.4k4media.com

ADNEC Event Services

 00971 2 4446900

 customer.services@adnec.ae

 www.adnec.ae/organising/organiserservices/adnec-services

Action Impact Events LLC - Abu Dhabi Branch

Alex Apthorpe

 00971 2 6323244

 aapthorpe@actionimpact.com

 www.actionimpact.com

Brag Two FZ LLC - Abu Dhabi Omar Kawas

 00971 4 4327844

 karen@brag.ae

 www.brag.world

Brands & Beyond Publicity & Advertising

Samer Moussa

 00971 50 6176019

 samer@brandsandbeyond.ae

 www.brandsandbeyond.ae

Class Act Events LLC

 00971 2 4912030

 info@classactad.com

 www.classactad.com

Done and Dusted Middle East - Abu Dhabi

Philip Richmond

 00971 2 4474392

 pr@doneanddusted.com

 www.doneanddusted.com

Door No1 Events LLC - Branch of Abu Dhabi 2

Rahma Hassan

 00971 4 3526262

info@doorno1.com

www.doorno1.com

East Art Media and Events FZ LLC -Abu Dhabi

Al Laith Safia

00971 2 8766244

laithsafia@eastartuae.com

www.eastartuae.com

Evolution Live Events Management LLC -

Branch of Abu Dhabi 1

David Clark

00971 2 658 3123

dave@evolutionevents.com

www.evolutionevents.com

Fame Media Productions

Varsha Valiveti

00971 56 3777443

info@famemedia.ae

www.famemedia.ae

Fidelity Entertainment Films Production LLC

Ahmed Lotfy

00971 2 6814144

info@fidelityent.com

www.fidelityent.com

Front Row Events LLC - Branch of Abu Dhabi 1

Akanksha Bhat

00971 4 3451185

akanksha@frontrow-events.com

www.frontrow-events.com

Ghayat Al Ahlam Ceremonial Services

May Manuel

00971 54 4102435

info@ghayats.com

www.ghayatevents.business.site

Global Edge Events

Hind Laourch

00971 2 6718087

h.laourch@globaledgeevents.com

www.globaledgeevents.com

Grafik International Publishing & Advertising

LLC Ramzi Yousef

00971 2 6321000

info@giuae.ae

www.giuae.ae

H Q World Wide Shows - Branch of Abu Dhabi 1 Katie Veira

00971 4 3958881

katie@hqws.com

www.hqws.com

High Resolution Technical Works LLC-Abu Dhabi Br.1-Branch of Abu Dhabi 2 Ahmed Mohammed

00971 2 6588813

info@highres.ae

www.highres.ae/en/

JLC Production Middle East FZ LLC - Abu Dhabi

Joe Lewis

jlewis@joelewiscompany.com

www.twofour54.com/en/twofour54community/partners/jlc-productions-middleeast/

JML Events Management

Jalal Luqman

00971 50 3759598

jalalluqman@gmail.com / info@jmlevents.net

www.jmlevents.net

Linkviva Events Management

Alex Bendiouis

00971 4 4420743

info@linkviva.com

www.linkviva.com

Medianature Advertising FZ LLC - Abu Dhabi

Mohammed Mansour

00971 2 4443371

info@medianature.ae

www.medianature.ae

Mithra Events Consultant and Planning

Mohamed Almatrooshi

+91 56 5583823

info@mitraevents.net

www.mithraevents.net

Momento Events Management LLC - Branch of Abu Dhabi 1 Mohamed Trabelsi

00971 4 5515640

mohamed@momentodmc.com

www.momentodmc.com

Mosaic Live Events Management LLC - Branch of Abu Dhabi 1 Hiten Bajaj

00971 50 7884276

hiten@mosaiclive.com

www.mosaiclive.com

Najahi Events Organization LLC Yvonne Boots

00971 2 2035800

yvonne@najahi.com

www.najahi.com

Nomad Events LLC - Branch of Abu Dhabi 1

00971 4 2662126

sales@nomaduae.com

www.nomaduae.com

OPLUS Exhibitions LLC

Ramzi Al Sayyed

00971 55 3011170

murad@oplus.ae

www.oplus.ae

Option 1 Event Services LLC Shabeer Rahman

00971 4 3214500

purchase@option1world.com

www.option1world.com

Pico International Exhibitions & Events Organization LLC Mary Servas

00971 4 8895730

mary.rose@ae.pico.com

www.pico.com

Pyxis Events LLC

Mukhles Odeh

00971 2 2042000

info@pyxisevent.com

www.pyxis.ae

Rainlight Events and Exhibitions LLC

Khaled Mahmoud

00971 2 6319090

info@rainlight.ae

www.rainlight.ae

Redfilo Events Exhibition Organizing LLC

Pach Ang

00971 2 5638111

pach@redfilo.com

www.redfilo.com

Smart World Exhibitions Organization LLC

Peter Feichtinger

4189185

www.smart-world-llc.com

Space Oddity

Fadi Saade

00971

Electra Exhibitions LLC - Abu Dhabi Branch

Danielle Balogh

00971 2 6778077

danielle.b@electradubai.ae

www.electrasolutions.com

OP3 Design (LLC) Branch from Dubai - Abu

Dhabi Branch LLC

Ameen Ahmed

00971 4 2448242

ameen@op3global.com

www.op3global.com

Retaj Zone Media and Events FZ LLC

Jihan Azzam

00971 2 6421643

jihanazzam047@gmail.com

www.twofour54.com/en/twofour54-

9 Yards Media & Marketing

Grace Hiponia

00971 2 4444788

g.hiponia@9yards.ae

www.9yards.ae/inquiry

COMMUNICATION

AGENCIES

Advertising & Marketing Consultants AMC LLC

Fadia Reda

00971 2 6271777

fadia@amcuae.com

www.amcuae.com

All About Brands FZ LLC - Free Zone Branch Media Zone

3685521

www.spaceoddityuae.com

Tbreak Organization and Event Management

Abbas Ali

00971 2 4012747

ajaffarali@gmail.com

www.tbreakmedia.com

Tomouh Advertising Exhibitions & Conferences Organizing Ashraf Awadi

00971

events/ MEDIA AGENCIES

Carma International Media Consulting Chandra Susanti

00971 4 3564100

cs@social-eyez.com

www.carma.com

Haykal Media FZ LLC - Abu Dhabi

Joni Lozada

4483772

www.tomouh.ae

Total Concepts LLC Bilal Mansour

00971 56 8611092

admin@tcievents.com

www.tcievents.com

EXHIBITION STAND CONTRACTORS

Aquaholic Creatives and Marketing LLC Pikanshu Arya

00971

Circle Exhibitions & Events Management

00971 2 4914988

joni.lozada@haykalmedia.com

www.haykalmedia.com

Media Brains Production LLC Suresh Mani

00971 2 6936264

israa@mbp.ae

www.mbp.ae

Media Lounge Consultancy LLC Meherezad Dastoor

00971 50 1223335

mdastoor@medialounge.ae

www.medialounge.ae

Motivate Media Group Latha Gopinath

00971 2 6573490

latha@motivate.ae

www.motivatemedia.com

Pyramedia Media Consultancy & Production LLC

Kassem

2 4497044

tenders@pyramedia.biz

Priscilla Rodriguez

00971 2 4498077

priscilla@allaboutbrands.com

www.allaboutbrands.com

Azure Media Group - Sole Proprietorship LLC

Dr. Ali Hosani

00971 2 6677883

info@azu.ae

www.azu.ae

Bellwether Brand Consultancy

Dee Murphy

00971 4 3255145

info@bellwetherbrands.com

www.bellwetherbrands.com

Boopin Limited

Shadi Abdulhadi

00971 4 4255365

shadi@boopin.com

www.boopin.com

Cosmopole Group FZ LLC - Abu Dhabi

Claire Micheletti

00971 50 1090692

office@cosmopole.com

www.cosmopole.com

GCS Designing & Advertising - Sole Proprietorship LLC

Sana Altaf

00971 2 5546322

info@goldencs.ae

www.goldencs.ae

CSM Melanie Anada

00971 2 6547404

melanie.anada@csm.com

www.csm.com

Dome Exhibitions LLC

Georges

www.pyramedia.biz

Sharaf Media Ahmed Sharaf

00971 2 6262335

ahmed@sharafmedia.ae

www.sharafmedia.ae

HB Experience FZ LLC

Hossam Harfoush

00971 2 4916201

hossam@hb-experience.com

www.twofour54.com/en/twofour54community/partners/hb-experience/

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community/partners/retaj-zone-media-and-
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Invertium Marketing Management LLC

Faten Hammou

 00971 2 6502005

 admin@invertium.com

 www.invertium.com

KBS Communications FZ LLC - Abu Dhabi

Kawthar Sulayem

 00971 2 2450019

 kawthar@kbscommunications.ae  www.kbscommunications.ae

M & C Saatchi FZ LLC

Shanty Jackson

 00971 2 2344588

 Scott.Feasey@mcsaatchi.com

 www.mcsaatchi.ae

Mojo Inkorporated (Mojo Ink.) Marketing

Consulting LLC

Sandra Khoury

 00971 2 4443358

 sandra@themojoink.com

 www.themojoink.com

Multiply Marketing Consultancy LLC

Mehdi Bizri

 00971 2 6502444

 mehdi@multiply.ae  www.multiply.ae

New Perspective Media FZ LLC

Karen Remo

 00971 4 2449642

 npm.tft@gmail.com

 www.twofour54.com/en/twofour54community/partners/new-perspective-media/

Newgate Communications FZ LLC - Abu Dhabi

Habib Bacha

00971 2 4420423

 habib.bacha@newgatecomms.com

www.newgatecomms.com

One Communication and Marketing Group FZ LLC

Chris Fountain

00971 2 2348436

c.fountain@onecmg.com

www.twofour54.com/en/twofour54community/partners/one-communication-andmarketing/

Pixelogik Media & Advertising

Anoop Varghese

00971 54 4542454

anoop@pixelogik.com

pixelogik.ae

AD

Place Communications FZ LLC - Abu Dhabi

Radwa Allabban

00971

radwa@placecomms.com

www.placecomms.com

Steps Communications LLC

Mohammad Sakran

00971 2 8186902

mohd@steps.ae

www.stepscommunications.com

Tab Creative Advertising Consultancy

Teeb Albarri

00971 50 7111333

tab.register@hotmail.com

www.tabcreativeac.ae

Viola Communications LLC

Susan Shabrawy

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