Abu Dhabi’s ADNEC won two accolades at Middle East Event Awards

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Abu Dhabi-based major venue development and management firm, Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has secured two awards at the Middle East Event Awards (MESE), further confirming its track record of success.

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company was named the ‘Best Employer of the Year, 2020′ in the events industry, following its presentation of its core mission, vision, and values, as well as the company’s dedication to cultivating experienced and talented workers.

ADNEC Services, ADNEC Group’s events services arm, also received ‘Best Association/Corporate Meeting’ for the entity’s work and management of the tenth session of the World Urban Forum.

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri
MD & Group CEO

“Winning these two awards adds to ADNEC’s achievements and it is a source of great pride to be recognized in these important categories. ADNEC’s important win for Best Employer of the Year demonstrates our commitment to our people. Our sustained efforts to host international exhibitions, meetings, and conferences cements Abu Dhabi as the region’s hub for business tourism. Receiving these awards supports ADNEC’s vision and mission to be the leading venue in the MENA region, and further demonstrates our key values: striving for excellence, working together, being creative and innovative, and being passionate about what we do.”

The award ceremony, which was held digitally from Dubai, recognized and honored key figures in the events industry. During the award ceremony, winners for the 2020 and 2021 editions were announced in a total of 28 categories. There were a record number of nominations, with over 400 submissions, resulting in fierce competition.

The Middle East Event and Exhibition Awards bring together key industry players to recognize and reward exceptional individuals, teams, and companies who have contributed to the development of some of the world’s best events, including marketers, designers, suppliers, planners, and many others.

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