To establish Abu Dhabi as a leading business event destination, Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau partners with global communities and organisations.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS (IAEE)
IAEE is the leading trade association for the global exhibitions and events industry. Organized in 1928 as the National Association of Exposition Managers to represent the interests of trade show and exposition managers, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events® is the leading association for the global exhibition industry.
IAEE membership includes professional development, industry news and publications, industry and professional resources, service partner discounts, advocacy before government and media, leadership development and local chapter membership.
ENERGY CITIES ALLIANCE
The Energy Cities Alliance is a partnership of organisations from the business events industry, all with a common focus on ensuring conferences and exhibitions held in their destinations are successful and the best ever. The alliance invites you to share in the energy and vibrancy of the world's powerhouse economies located around the world. Take advantage of the Energy Cities Advantage.
INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS AND CONVENTION ASSOCIATION (ICCA)
ICCA - the International Congress and Convention Association - is the global association leader for the international meetings industry and specialises in the international association meetings sector, offering unrivalled data, education, communication channels, and business development and networking opportunities. Since its establishment in 1963, ICCA represents the world's top destinations and most experienced suppliers specialised in handling, transporting and accommodating international meetings and events, and comprises of over 1,100 member companies and organisations in almost 100 countries and territories worldwide.
SOCIETY FOR INCENTIVE TRAVEL EXCELLENCE (SITE)
The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) is the only Business Events association dedicated exclusively to the global incentive travel industry. Founded in 1973, the association consists of 2,500 members located in 90 countries, working in corporations, agencies, airlines, cruise companies and across the entire destination supply chain. SITE brings value to it’s members at both global and local chapter level by networking, online resources, education, certification and advocacy.
PROFESSIONAL CONVENTION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
PCMA has 7,000 members and an audience of 50,000 across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. With 17 chapters and activities in 30 countries, we are the global leader in business events. PCMA aims to drive global economic and social transformation through business events including its own Convening Leaders annual conference. Other PCMA events include its Education Conference and Knowledge Exchanges, small regional networking and education opportunities.
UFI THE GLOBAL ASSOCIATION OF THE EXHIBITION INDUSTRY
UFI is the leading global association of the world’s trade show organisers and exhibition centre operators, as well as the major national and international exhibition associations, and selected partners of the exhibition industry. UFI’s main goal is to represent, promote and support the business interests of its members and the exhibition industry. UFI directly represents around 50,000 exhibition industry employees globally, and also works closely with its 56 national and regional associations members. UFI members continue to provide the international business community with a unique marketing media aimed at developing outstanding face-to-face business opportunities.
ABU DHABI GLOBAL MARKETS (ADGM)
Abu Dhabi Global Market is an award-winning International Financial Centre strategically located in the Capital of the United Arab Emirates. Since opening for business in late October 2015, ADGM gained global recognition for its robust, progressive and responsive business-friendly ecosystem. Through collaboration and by focusing on understanding business needs, ADGM introduced many ‘firsts’ both regionally and globally. As a catalyst of growth, ADGM delivers value to its clients and its peers, and contributes to Abu Dhabi's ambitious growth plan and strategy.
ADGM in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) aims to support the non-profit organizations and professional associations to register their entities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
EMIRATES MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (EMA)
Emirates Medical Association (EMA) was established as a non-profit organization composed of health practitioners that are members of the EMA as defined by its bylaws. EMA is responsible for supervising and conducting scientific training, events and conferences as well as collaborating with health organizations. EMA launched its work through its competent supervisory, executive and specialist boards and committees.
EMA, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) and Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) collaborated as bidding partners and will support the EMA international conferences to be hosted in Abu Dhabi. The collaboration and its offering aims to encourage EMA and it’s societies to consider Abu Dhabi as a preferred destination for the next international event.