Adnec Preparations on Track for a Groundbreaking Inaugural Edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018

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Published April 22nd, 2018 - 07:27 GMT
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, ADNEC Group Chief Executive Officer
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, ADNEC Group Chief Executive Officer

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has revealed its preparations for the hosting of the inaugural edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS), which will be held from 17th – 20th October 2018, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The show is presented as a world class platform for the UAE and international companies from the leisure marine and luxury yachting industry to showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services to a relevant and unique buying audience.

The four-day event is fully supported by the Abu Dhabi Government, the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism and Abu Dhabi Ports and will contribute to the expanding marine market in the UAE, which is currently worth over USD 61 billion.

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, ADNEC Group Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are very keen to unveil the very first edition of ADIBS while the Middle East region continues to demonstrate thriving levels of activity in the Maritime and Yachting Industry. In line with this, we remain steadfast in our commitment to further utilise our key staff capabilities and wide expertise, best-in-class services and modern infrastructure in hosting this global marine event.”

Organisers have reported that the marina corporate deck pontoons have seen extremely high levels of interest with 120% of the planned target already met and expansion plans underway to help meet rising demand. To date, the show has received an overwhelming response from companies and industry stakeholders, with over 100 international and local brands already confirming their participation in the pioneering edition.

The first edition of ADIBS will see participation from leading local and international marine sector companies and brands, including Al Suwaidi Marine, ART Marine, Azimut Yachts, Bayliner, Abu Dhabi Ship Building, Al Marakeb Boats, Al Mazrooei Boat, Al Shaali MarineAsis Boats, Beneteau, Benetti, Bertram Yachts, Boston Whaler, BGB Sils, CRN, Custom Line, Cranchi Yachts, Delma Marine, Emirates Boats,  Ferretti Yachts, Fancy Yachts, Fraser Yachts, Greenline Yacht Interiors, Galeon Yachts, Hanse Yachts, Hatteras, IMG Boats, Integrity Boats, Jalboot, Jeanneau, Lagoon, Lumitech Lighting, Lumishore, Mercury, Monte Carlo Yachts, Navisafe, Nova Marine, Pershing, Prestige Yachts, Princess Yachts, Riva Yachts, Safwa Marine, Savage Lighting, Sea Ray, Sunseeker, Seas & Deserts, SF Yachts, ,The Captain’s Club, The World of Yachts and Boats, Westport Yachts, and Williams Jet Tenders.

Among the sponsors and partners of ADIBS are the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi Ports, Abu Dhabi Sailing Academy, Al Suwaidi Marine, Mercedes - Emirates Motor Company, Integro, The Captain’s Club, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), Jalboot, Delma Marine, Marine Concept, Hydro Water Sports, Greenline Yacht Interiors and Emirates Palace Hotel.

The show is organized and hosted at ADNEC, an award-winning government organisation for conducting events with 5-star amenities and its own accessible marina located on-site, making it the perfect location for a boat show. Abu Dhabi boasts 400 kilometers of coastline and over 200 islands to be explored.

Background Information

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company Group

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company Group (ADNEC) is an international venue development and business management company. ADNEC Group's portfolio currently includes the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the Gulf's largest exhibition centre; ExCeL London, the UK capital's largest exhibition centre; the Al Ain Convention Centre, a brand new development in the historic city of Al Ain, Capital Gate, the UAE capital's iconic, gravity defying tower and a number of hotel projects. In addition ADNEC is master developer of the Capital Centre project, the world's first fully interconnected exhibition lifestyle destination.

ADNEC Group is developing its network both through acquisition and construction; the company's objective is to become the world's leading venue provider to the international exhibitions, conferences and live events industries by providing consistently high standards of venue facilities, management and client relationships and capitalising on the synergies which exist within a global venue network.

ADNEC Group's Executive Office is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. ADNEC Group is a Government organisation which functions as a private enterprise and operates within the principle core values of efficiency and effectiveness.

"قاطع الرؤوس" في قبضة الاستخبارات العراقية

Published February 23rd, 2019 - 09:39 GMT
مقاتلين من داعش/ أرشيفية
مقاتلين من داعش/ أرشيفية

أعلنت الاستخبارات العسكرية العراقية، أمس الجمعة، عن اعتقال قاطع الرؤوس في "داعش" على الحدود العراقية السورية، الذي ظهر في أكثر من فيديو وهو ينفذ عمليات إعدام.

وقالت المديرية في بيان على صفحتها في موقع "فيسبوك" إن "مفارز مديرية الاستخبارات العسكرية في الفرقة 15 ، وإثر معلومات استخبارية دقيقة، ألقت القبض على أحد الإرهابيين الذين تسللوا عبر الحدود العراقية السورية والمعروف بـ (قاطع الرؤوس)".

وأضافت أن "هذا الشخص معروف بقاطع الرؤوس"، وأنه "ظهر بعدة إصدارات للدواعش أمام أشخاص قام بقطع رؤوسهم في العراق وسوريا".


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