Ambassador Programme, a joint initiative between Reed Travel Exhibitions and the ADTA, will help students to gain on-the-ground experience in the business and meetings industry.
2013 will welcome international delegates, decision makers and key executives from the global Mice industry.
He said, "The participation of the second edition of GIBTM
has increased by 20 per cent, confirming the first edition's success.
Christophe Ley, director, International Meetings and Incentives Sales, San Francisco Travel Association, said: "San Francisco Travel Association has really started to develop its MICE business over the last year or so and has identified the Middle East as a key economic growth market, which is why we decided to take part in GIBTM
this year - the first ever US destination to do so.
What is standing out is how much more there now is to the emirate in terms of infrastructure and capabilities which will be evident via the stakeholder promotions being mounted at our GIBTM
pavilion," remarked Al Nuaimi.
Meanwhile, Abu Dhabi, the home of GIBTM
, is focusing on congress business and in 2012, tourism body TCA Abu Dhabi and its stakeholders won bids for a number of future events.
By participating at events like GIBTM
and spreading the awareness of our unique facilities and services, our goal is not only to expand on the business for our Conference Centre, but to win and attract international conferences and exhibitions to the city of Abu Dhabi," added Greif.
The success of our participation at GIBTM
2013 has set the pace for the rest of the initiatives and activities that we have lined up for the year.
is the premier three-day exhibition for the global meetings and incentives (otherwise known as MICE) industry, taking place at the ADNEC exhibition centre in Abu Dhabi.
Following a boost in the hotel's business by its meetings & conferences offerings, the five-star Al Diar Siji Hotel in Fujairah, managed by Abu Dhabi National Hotels, is set to strengthen its presence with the ADNH stand in this year's edition of GIBTM
(Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition) to be held in Abu Dhabi.
Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, director - overseas promotion and inward missions at DTCM; Jasem Mohamed Al Darmaki, deputy director general of TCA Abu Dhabi; HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, chairman of TCA Abu Dhabi and Hall take a tour of GIBTM
2013A research report, conducted by Reed Travel Exhibitions IBTM portfolio and meetme in association with The Right Solution, revealed that 68.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- Shaikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority today opened the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition 2011 GIBTM
here at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.