The 2013 Global Financial Markets Forum (GFMF) that begins onFebruary 27is made possible by sponsors and partners from a range of industries and Government organizations.
GFMF, the annual conference organized by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), brings to Abu Dhabi every year prestigious, high-profile, and influential thinkers. The Forum, which attracts hundreds of global investors and policy-makers, is the region’s unparalleled platform to discuss, analyze and learn about global events and their impact and the direction of the markets.
The Forum is supported by Abu Dhabi Department of Finance and Abu Dhabi Council for Development.
BNP Paripas, HSBC, SociétéGénérale, UBS, and Abu Dhabi Aviation supported the GFMF as Associate Sponsors.Abu Dhabi Aviation also sponsors the gala dinner reception.
Furthermore,Barclays,Barwa Bank, Emirates NBD, Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar), Murex, and Nomura are the Official Sponsors of the 2013 GFMF.
Etihad Airways is the Official Airline of 2013 GFMF, CNN is the Official International Media Partner, CNBC Arabia is the Official Broadcaster of 2013 GFMF, Cash & Trade is the Official Magazine of 2013 GFMF, Oxford Business Group (OBG) is Media Partner, and AlFahim/Emirates Motor Company is the Official Car Partner of 2013 GFMF.
The Forum, held at Emirates Palace, begins February 27 and concludes on February 28. On the evening of February 27, GFMF Gala Dinner is held at Emirates Palace. Lari Exchange is the Gold Sponsor of the Gala Dinner. Thomson Reuters sponsors workshops offered to delegates, which train them in the latest trading technological tools.
Several companies will also have booths as exhibitors at the 2013 GFMF. The list of exhibitors includes Bank of Montreal (BMO), Bloomberg, Finance House, Numerix, Rashed Al Makhawi, Saxo, and SuperDerivates.
“The annual Global Financial Markets Forum is recognized as one of the most effective platforms to discuss and analyze regional and global issues. Its prestige has also cemented Abu Dhabi as a global hub,” says Sameh Abdulla Al Qubaisi, the General Manager of Corporate Coverage Group at NBAD’sGlobal Financial Markets.
“NBAD is thankful to all our esteemed sponsors and organizations that support NBAD to bring Global Financial Markets Forum to Abu Dhabi.”
Mr. Al Qubaisicontinues: “GFMF’s sponsors and supporters recognize the value and service that this forum renders to investors and to enhancing the prestige of Abu Dhabi.”
GFMF also offers the Investor Presentation sessions, a program introduced to the region by NBAD last year during 2011 GFMF.