IBTM World Announces Premier Partner for 2019 event
IBTM today announced that the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
(DCT Abu Dhabi) will be its Premier Partner for IBTM World 2019.
All India, 5th December 2018: This is the first time in IBTM World’s 31-year history that it has taken on a Premier Partner. The agreement will allow DCT Abu Dhabi the opportunity to leverage its relationship with one of the industry’s best-known and most respected events, giving it access to a highly engaged global audience of meetings professionals.
Commenting on the news, Shane Hannam, Portfolio Director, said: “I’m excited to announce our first ever dedicated Premier Partner for IBTM World. We have an excellent relationship with the team at the Department of Culture & Tourism – Abu Dhabi, having worked very closely together for several years now producing IBTM Arabia and I’m delighted that we have now extended that partnership to IBTM World.”
The partnership builds on Abu Dhabi’s 2030 Economic Vision and is part of the Department’s ongoing initiatives to enhance social and economic development through the hosting of innovative business events.
HE Sultan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri, Executive Director of Tourism for DCT Abu Dhabi, said: “We are very pleased to announce our partnership with IBTM World. The agreement will allow us to build on our work to promote Abu Dhabi to a global audience as an unrivalled destination for business events. The partnership aligns well with wider initiatives, including our Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau’s Advantage Abu Dhabi, which provides a unique opportunity to event organisers to gain destination-driven value by providing bespoke destination support across a number of key market sectors.”
IBTM, part of Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), is the world’s leading showcase for the meetings and events industry (also known as MICE) with a portfolio of 5 global and regional events providing business solutions on 5 continents. They include IBTM World, IBTM Arabia, IBTM Africa, IBTM Americas, IBTM China. www.ibtmevents.com
About the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
The Department of Culture and Tourism conserves and promotes the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi emirate and leverages them in the development of a world-class, sustainable destination of distinction, which enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The organization manages the emirate’s tourism sector and markets the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programs relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including Zayed National Museum, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, and the Louvre Abu Dhabi. DCT – Abu Dhabi supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honor the emirate’s heritage. A key role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.
For more information please contact:
PR and Brand Executive
Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Mob.: +91 8860954324 | Tel.: +91 11 23737348 | Fax: +91 11 23350270