The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy today revealed its strategic partnerships and sponsors for Dubai Global Energy Forum 2011, which include a host of reputable regional and international organisations. The Dubai Global Energy Forum, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme of “Energy Challenges and Opportunities for a Sustainable Future,” will take place over three days of 17 to 19 April 2011 at Dubai World Trade Centre. This forum is the first of its kind in Dubai and is expected to host over 2,000 delegates.
Sponsors for the event come from a wide range of high profile companies in a variety of fields such as oil and gas, financial institutions, transportation, manufacturing, alternative energy, and international media. The sponsors’ list includes WETEX, DEWA, DUBAL, DUSUP, ENOC and Masdar. Ducab as the Platinum Sponsor. EMAL, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Emirates NBD, Credit Agricole, Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered, HSBC, RBS, and AGMC-BMW have all come onboard as Gold Sponsors. Partners include Samba Bank, ExxonMobil and Siemens. Dubai Media Incorporated is the National Media Partner, and CNBC, CNBC Arabiya and ARN are Platinum Media Sponsors and will provide media support for the event.
“The response and calibre of strategic sponsors already onboard reflects the importance and impact of Dubai Global Energy Forum 2011. We have witnessed an overwhelming response and support from our partners and sponsors locally, regionally and internationally. We are sure this calibre of partnerships and sponsorships will mutually benefit the stakeholders involved. This is because the forum will provide a platform for energy leaders and professionals to exchange views and ideas on regional and global issues related to energy policies, programs, technologies and investment opportunities. The forum will have panels and discussions hosted by international energy experts and energy specialists. This is crucial to the Forum’s aim to promoting sustainable energy for a sustainable future,” said HE Saeed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of The Supreme Council of Energy.