ADNEC organises workshop on Development of Business Tourism in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre, ADNEC, has hosted a workshop entitled ‘Together for a Better Business Tourism Sector’, seeking to update the local business tourism community and strategic partners with the latest developments in the sector.

The workshop outlined the anticipated role of the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) sector in supporting the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision, 2030.

Featuring presentations by officials from ExCel London, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and ADNEC, the session analysed the business tourism sector locally and globally, and factors that impact the competitiveness of Abu Dhabi and ADNEC.

A detailed presentation on ADNEC s current strategic plan was also conducted. Suggestions and feedback from strategic partners were invited towards the formulation of ADNEC S strategic plan for 2015 – 2019.

Ali Saeed bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Managing Director of ADNEC, commenting on the workshop, said, “Organising this workshop reiterates our priority to enhance communications with all our partners, locally and internationally. The workshop is aligned with the vision and aspirations of our wise leadership to advance the contributions of our thriving tourism industry, one of the key sectors identified by the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 towards the overall economic development of the emirate.

He added that ADNEC would spare no efforts in implementing initiatives that promote better engagement with its local and international partners.