Press Release Details
Publication Date: 8 Aug 2023
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 8th of August 2023: ADNEC Group has today signed a strategic partnership with Kenes Group, a global events management company to launch events within Abu Dhabi.
The agreement was signed by Ahmad Shaker, CEO of ADNEC Services, the event agency arm of ADNEC Group and Dan Rivlin, Executive Chair and Chief Vision Officer of Kenes Group, in the presence of top officials from both sides.
As part of the agreement, ADNEC Services, in cooperation with Kenes Group, will launch a number of specialised events in Abu Dhabi across several vital fields. The two parties will build partnerships with institutions to launch specialised conferences and exhibitions across a range of sectors.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Group CEO of ADNEC Group, said: “Signing this agreement forms part of our commitment to enhancing cooperation with global institutions specialised in the business tourism sector. The agreement will launch new specialised international conferences and exhibitions to be held in our venues in the UAE. The partnership will help strengthen ADNEC’s direct and indirect economic contributions to the national business tourism sector. We will also improve the transfer and localisation of knowledge across a number of key sectors to solidify the position of Abu Dhabi as the business tourism capital in the region,” he added.
Dan Rivlin, Executive Chair and Chief Vision Officer (EC & CVO) at Kenes Group, said: “At Kenes we are always looking into building strong and meaningful partnerships that enable our mission of empowering knowledge in different fields through Kenes Original Events. Our collaboration with ADNEC Group is a step forward in the consolidation of an international gathering in Abu Dhabi that will bring together professionals working with guests across industries and showcase the latest technology to enhance the guest experience. Here, we as Kenes Group are also bringing expertise from almost 60 years in the events sector and our vision to integrate leading-edge technology into several aspects of our society.”
Kenes considers ADNEC Services to be the perfect partner in terms of the value they bring and the support and expertise they can deliver. We are certain that this strategic partnership will be pivotal in helping us achieve our vision of creating the world’s largest guest tech event, which we believe will transform the guest experience across multiple industries.
ADNEC Group plays a crucial role in driving Abu Dhabi’s economic diversification, positively supporting the evolving interests of businesses in the Emirate and the UAE, while exploring new and innovative ways to showcase Abu Dhabi as a fast-growing and dynamic business and tourist destination.