ABU DHABI, October 11, 2021 (WAM) – The third edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) will take place from October 13 to 16 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Center, where 353 exhibitors and brands from 28 countries.
Under the auspices of HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ADIBS is the first boating, fishing, and marine sports event to be held in the United Arab Emirates during recovery from current circumstances affecting the world and is being organized by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) in strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Maritime and a variety of companies focusing on vital marine sectors.
The show will take place in the ADNEC Marina across from the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Center on Arabian Gulf Street.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Group CEO of ADNEC, said: “The growth rates of the third edition of ADIBS reflect the confidence our partners have in our ability to ensure the success of this special event and to present it appropriately.” the reputation and standing of Abu Dhabi on a regional and international level in the country map from the previous edition.
“The third edition of ADIBS marks the beginning of a busy season of events in different sectors, organized by ADNEC and hosted in our centers in the third quarter of 2021, in the United Arab Emirates and actively participates in the development of the present and future of these vital sectors according to the aspirations and visions of our wise leadership.
“The total indoor, outdoor and marine exhibition space has grown by 5 percent to 42,000 square meters, while the number of participating yachts and boats in the canal has increased by 8 percent to 28 companies and brands that work for the Attending ADIBS for the first time rose 43 percent. ”
Saeed Al Mansoori, Executive Director of Capital Events, said, “ADIBS is the ideal place to catch up on the latest innovations in boating, fishing, water sports and leisure. In addition, the show is an ideal opportunity for shipping companies to do business, discuss collaborations and find partnerships to stimulate the growth of this important sector. ”
“It is expected that 25 percent of exhibitors at local and international level will present a wide range of novelties and innovations first announced locally and internationally, while over 200 journalists and influencers with a growth rate of over. 25 percent will report on the event compared to the 2nd edition of the show. ”
Capital Travel, part of Tourism 365 owned by ADNEC, is participating in ADIBS with a special platform that will offer a wide range of exciting travel and tourism packages for many countries around the world, including cruises and travel with water activities. The trips are tailored to the needs of all vacationers and are led by a team dedicated to meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
Food lovers and cooking enthusiasts can also enjoy live demonstrations at the fish market attraction with award-winning chef Manish Law.
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club provides golf training for enthusiasts, where they practice driving golf balls made from fish feed into the water as far as possible, with prizes awarded for skill and style.
Meanwhile, the UAE Flyboarding Championship, organized by the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, will witness intense competitions between amateur and professional UAE athletes demonstrating their skills and tricks on the water and offering visitors an exciting event where they will be professional flyboarders You can see diving gracefully into the water and then soar up to 15 meters in the air. ADIBS will also feature a variety of concerts and entertainment activities to ensure that all family members have a good time on the show.
The third edition of ADIBS features a variety of exciting interactive activities, including the Desert Shield Challenge, where the Desert Shield Club offers the first obstacle course in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates, so that children and adults alike can enjoy an exciting experience and do their best can overcome all obstacles in a healthy and fun environment. This activity includes a number of challengers and competitions such as the 30 Second Tire Flipping Competition.
The list of partners and sponsors of ADIBS 2021 includes the strategic partner Abu Dhabi Maritime, the associated partner Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) as well as the diamond sponsor Gulf Craft, the gold sponsor Yas Marina and the platinum sponsor The Captain’s Club.
Procedures for anyone attending the show include getting a full vaccination and having a PCR test done less than 48 hours prior to admission for anyone over 16 and under 12 not requiring a PCR test.