Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has renewed a landmark MoU with key associations, in order to promote the city as a hub for world-class healthcare services.
ADNEC are working alongside the Emirates Medical Association (EMA) and the Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, with the aim of increasing the number of international events and exhibitions held in Abu Dhabi.
The tripartite agreement is expected to usher in a new wave of opportunities for international events within the Emirate.
HE Saif Saeed Ghobash, Undersecretary of the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi, said: “We are delighted to be once again working closely with both ADNEC and the EMA to reinforce and grow the healthcare sector in Abu Dhabi.
“The MoU will further reinforce communication opportunities and play a key role in the development of promotionalstrategies designed to attract and retain the very best international medical conferences and congresses to the UAE capital. This move indicates all vital signs are good for the Emirate’s future in the healthcare sector.”
ADNEC, EMA and the Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau have collectively made successful bids for landmark events in the coming years, such as the Congress of the International Society for Hemodialysis 2018, World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2019, World Congress of Endourology 2019 and the World Congress on Family Doctors 2020.
These events will provide Abu Dhabi with an increased exposure to global thought leaders, thereby helping the Emirate emerge as a knowledge hub in the healthcare sector. The MoU will have direct and indirect impact on the business tourism landscape of Abu Dhabi and showcase the advancements in Abu Dhabi’s medical sector.