Abu Dhabi (Al Ittihad)
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers Club, the (18) session of the International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition “Abu Dhabi 2021” will be held during the period from September 27 to October 3 next year at the Abu Dhabi National Center For exhibitions, organized by the Emirates Falconers Club.
Based on the directives of the wise leadership, the exhibition will be held for the first time over a period of 7 days, in response to the desire of both visitors and exhibitors, as local, regional and international companies have praised this qualitative leap within the exhibition development strategy over five years (2021-2025), reflecting The growing public turnout, and meets the aspirations of falconry, hunting, equestrian and heritage lovers around the world.
While the percentage of exhibiting companies ’reservations to date amounted to more than 70% of the exhibition area in its next session, it is expected that more new exhibitors will be attracted this year from various continents to participate in the largest event of its kind in the Middle East and Africa, where there were more than Over 670 prestigious brands from 41 countries, on an area of 45,000 m2.
The exhibition provides all the information for companies wishing to participate through its website www.adihex.com and its social media platforms, where the application form for the participants can be completed and signed online.
The Exhibitor Zone on the website also allows participants to book various services and follow up all important event information in one place through a special account that is provided to them, including updating the company profile, sharing information and pictures about products and services, uploading promotional materials, and obtaining The latest company news and press releases, in addition to accessing the exhibitors ’directory and downloading the sales brochure that includes all the details of the prices for reserving the exhibition space, in addition to the sponsorship packages and their various benefits, and obtaining marketing support.
The Emirates Falconers Club has launched, on the exhibition website ADIHEX.COM, an interactive digital booklet for exhibitors and sponsors alike, with the advantage that it provides those wishing to participate in the next session an interactive map of the exhibition, where exhibitors can directly choose the vacant location they want, and complete all Remote booking procedures, as well as choosing the additional services they want, such as organizing activities and events accompanying the exhibition.
The digital model
The interactive digital model for “sales” supports both Arabic and English. Exhibitors and sponsors can choose various marketing packages that suit their requirements and needs in marketing their brands and expand their reach in various countries of the world. Some of these packages include free spaces and valuable marketing benefits. Exhibitors and sponsors can also benefit from the ability to communicate with all other exhibiting companies, sponsors, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders about their activities, products and services to obtain the maximum possible employment opportunities and partnerships.
All participants who have confirmed their registration in ADIHEX 2021 will have direct access to the B2B B2B platform, so that they can book meetings directly, as well as receive meeting requests and make deals with other participants.
The Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of the exhibition, His Excellency Majid Ali Al Mansoori, Secretary-General of the Emirates Falconers Club, affirmed that the International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition is considered one of the most important global stations concerned with cultural heritage and sustainable hunting, and it represents the wise leadership’s keenness to preserve the sports of parents and grandparents and consolidate the concepts of Emirati originality and pride in the national identity and heritage. Al Shaabi, and strengthening Abu Dhabi’s position as an economic center has a prominent place on the international map.
He expressed his pride and pride that the next session of the exhibition coincided with the UAE’s celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of its founding, which gives great confidence to the Organizing Committee to continue the series of successes that the event has achieved since its first session, thanks to the great support that the exhibition receives from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and constant follow-up by the sponsor of the exhibition His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, representative of the ruler in the Dhafra region, president of the Emirates Falconers Club .
The exhibition occupies an advanced position at the forefront of fishing exhibitions in the world in terms of the number of visitors, and plays an important role in attracting tourists from the Gulf Cooperation Council region and the world in general, since since 2003 more than one million and 600 thousand visitors have visited it.
Sustainability and legacy
The exhibition’s comprehensive expansion plan includes developing the event’s content with innovative services, technologies, activities and events with a renewed vision, and keenness to activate its role in preserving the national heritage and achieving sustainable fishing.
The theme of the event for the next session was adopted, “Sustainability and Heritage … in a renewed spirit”, as a reflection of the efforts of Abu Dhabi and the world to enhance the sustainability of the environment, hunting, heritage sports and related businesses, and to formulate a comprehensive strategy to develop the event and create more events and activities that build on the successes of past sessions in a renewed spirit Creative.
The exhibition, which was hosted by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in Abu Dhabi in 2003, is considered a continuous success story in preserving the environment and sustainable hunting, presenting heritage, enhancing youth and generations’ awareness of the authentic Emirati traditions and culture, and a model for major events that have become organized by the UAE over the following years .
The richness and comprehensiveness of the exhibition is evident in the 11 diverse sections it contains, namely: arts and crafts, equestrian, falconry, hunting and safari trips, hunting and camping equipment, hunting weapons, environmental preservation and cultural heritage projects and their promotion, outdoor recreation vehicles and equipment, products Veterinary services, fishing gear and marine sports, and the professional media.