Sunday, May 31, 2009

Sultan Bin Tahnoon greets with Viscount Lord Rothermere

Sultan Bin Tahnoon greets with Viscount Lord Rothermere

His Excellency Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) and Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) recently met with Viscount Lord Rothermere, Chairman of Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT), the parent company of ADNEC Foundation Partner, DMG World Media, organiser of Gastech 2009 which was staged at ADNEC from 25 – 28 May.

The meeting was also attended by ADNEC’s Board of Directors, HE Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, MD of ADNEC, Simon Horgan, CEO of ADNEC, Michael Morgan, CEO of DMGT, Mike Cooke, CEO of DMG World Media and other senior government and business officials.

His Excellency Sheikh Sultan commended Viscount Lord Rothermere on both the heritage and the continued success and growth of the DMGT and praised the depth of relations between ADNEC and DMG World Media. The two then discussed ways of boosting ties still further in relation to new major exhibitions and events for Abu Dhabi. His Excellency also presented the Viscount with a commemorative gift as an expression of gratitude for DMGT’s ongoing commitment to ADNEC and to Abu Dhabi.

The Viscount’s delegation received a helicopter flight over some of Abu Dhabi’s major development projects, such as Saadiyat Island, and was given a VIP tour of Gastech 2009, meeting key exhibitors and delegates.

About Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC)

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) is a strategic international venue development and management company. ADNEC’s venue portfolio includes one of the most modern exhibition centre’s in the world - the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and the UK capital’s largest exhibition and conference venue, ExCeL London.

ADNEC is creating unique business districts to serve Abu Dhabi’s rapid expansion and emergence on the global stage.

Development projects surrounding the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre include Capital Centre (a mixed-use development of 23 residential, commercial and mixed-use towers adjacent to the exhibition centre), Capital Gate (an iconic 35 storey gravity defying feature tower, featuring the 5-star hotel - ‘Hyatt at Capital Centre’) and a 2.4km Marina zone.

In addition, ADNEC is expanding within the region, with The Al Ain Convention Centre, a residential and business micro city around a state-of-the-art convention centre.

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