Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) revealed that it participated in the worldwide celebrations of Global Exhibitions Day (GED) on June 6, highlighting the tactical importance of the MICE industry to the growth of world economies. The GED initiative, which started in 2016, has seen an ever-growing number of participants and is actively supported by 40 exhibition industry organizations and worked with by UFI, the Global Organization of the Exhibit Industry. Similar to previous GED occasions, industry professionals and students from worldwide have been very energetic in on-line campaigns this year, while numerous global organizations hosted and organized occasions marking the day's significance.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Group CEO of ADNEC said: "These are really interesting times for the global MICE industry as analysts are predicting a substance annual development price (CAGR) of 7.5 percent in the following five years and reaching USD 1.24 billion in 2023. Fast globalization in addition to the expansion of service sectors and the proceeding emergence of more recent innovations have become key drivers in this industry's continuous development. In accordance with this, ADNEC is positive that it will certainly be a principal in the development - remaining unfaltering in our commitment to offer top quality solutions and facilities to the region. We sign up with the whole world as it commemorates GED on June 6, which aims to highlight the value of the MICE industry for world economies. With over 260 million visitors and 4.4 million exhibitors creating EUR 98 billion (AED 422 billion) in profits annually, the MICE industry contributes substantially to the GDP of every nation worldwide. ADNEC has terrific satisfaction in being a part of this industry, with 2 venues in the heart of the Middle East, and ExCeL London in the heart of Europe, adding to 6.12 per cent of the global exhibition industry. We are pleased to establish a benchmark in the industry, with its diverse series of occasions throughout key private sectors."
"Our two key venues - the Abu Dhabi National Exhibit Centre and the Al Ain Convention Centre-- together produce AED 3.89 billion of financial impact to Abu Dhabi in 2014. Our key locations have actually helped contribute to the growth and growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE. We are a key factor to the development of the business tourism sector in Abu Dhabi and we understand the considerable duty we play in helping the emirate in attaining its long-lasting goals of financial growth and diversity by holding a series of world-class exhibitions, conventions and occasions - helping business tourist and generating non-oil associated financial influence. The ADNEC Group settings itself as a solid 'around the world linked' business, where it straightens in worths and global success, despite being divided by societies and continents," he added.
The year 2017 was a memorable one for ADNEC. It held 54 events, standing for an increase of 25.5 per cent from 2016, consisting of 13 new exhibits. Client fulfillment went to an all-time high, at 94.6 percent. Throughout the exact same year, ADNEC upgraded its Wi-Fi network to end up being the fastest in the UAE. It pioneered numerous 'Green' campaigns and recycled 1,049 lots of waste material. It released its calculated 'Innovation Laboratory' effort in 2017, generated 22,000 task possibilities within Abu Dhabi and added to the occupancy of 690,000 hotel evenings in the emirate as a result of the hosted events and exhibits.
ADNEC's quest of excellence was awarded the same year, when it got numerous awards for its noteworthy payments, amongst them being the initial company within the MICE sector in the region to be awarded EFQM accreditations. ADNEC was also shortlisted in the leading 10 for 7 out of 9 major below category awards of the Abu Dhabi Award for Excellence in Federal government Efficiency, winning three honors: Client Happiness, Business Continuity & Danger Administration and Corporate Communications. At the MESE awards in Could 2018 - the company bagged the “Best Venue” award for its Abu Dhabi National Event Centre. ADNEC likewise won the AEO Sustainability Award for the third time in a row, in 2017.