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Department of Community Development

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Community Development promotes social welfare in health, family cohesion, housing and inclusion.

DCD’s priority is to provide a good life for everybody, to have strong and tolerant families, and to embrace all of the community — a community which is active and responsible to achieve all of these aspirations.

This entails social support, housing, sports and entertainment activities, social participation and volunteer work.

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Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau

Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau’s main mission is to champion the emirate as a dynamic global business events leader. Since March 2013 it has driven and supported the development and promotion of business events throughout the emirate efficiently, effectively and transparently, and in partnership with all its stakeholders.

Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau is a ‘one-stop-shop’ offering solutions, help with planning the event and share local expertise. Key assistance includes researching bid opportunities, facilitating tailored bid strategies to ensure competitiveness, providing destination promotional collateral and boosting delegate numbers through the authority’s international offices.

Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau’s groundbreaking Advantage Abu Dhabi initiative is aimed at catalysing and seeding innovative and viable business events aligned to the Abu Dhabi Government’s 2030 Economic Vision.



TwelfthMan is a creative brand and marketing agency that combines a love of sport with a passion for brand and design.

TwelfthMan creates brands identities, digital experiences and quality content for many of the world’s largest sports federations, governing bodies, clubs and competitions.

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Bylder Suite

Stand out from the crowd with the bylder Suite – the one-stop digital solution for all your presentation and brand asset management needs. bylder Presentations enables you to create the most eye-catching, impactful and on-brand presentations with ease. It can also dynamically host your digital content such as marketing guidelines, rules and regulations, broadcaster manuals and internal communications through the bylder Publications platform. Keep and access brand assets in one easy-to-use, central location on the bylder Asset Management platform, allowing the user to access an interactive version of your brand guidelines and download the files they need. bylder’s customised partner management tool, bylder Partner Portal, meanwhile, makes managing partnerships and co-operating on projects efficient and transparent.

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Stern at NYUAD

Stern at NYU Abu Dhabi is a one-year full-time MBA program offered by NYU Stern in partnership with NYU Abu Dhabi. It is the only full-time MBA program in the MENA region offered by a top US business school. The program is designed to prepare students to be future business leaders who can positively impact society on a local and global scale.

Johan Cruyff Institute

Johan Cruyff Institute provides education in Sport Management, Sport Marketing, Football Business and Coaching worldwide and develops projects within the sports industry.

The Institute educates athletes, sport and business professionals to become Leaders in Sport Management.

Qantara Sports

Qantara Sports is a global sports consulting firm with significant expertise in the areas of Sports Education,Sports Recreation and Facility management, Sports Governance, Sports Policy, Sports Tech, Sports Business, Sports Development, Sports Tourism, Sports Diplomacy and Inclusivity.

With more than 20 years of global experience, in addition to 15 years in Europe and 7 Years in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qantara Sports uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to deliver and implement successful nationwide projects and help private and public sports organizations achieve practical results with real impact.

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CSM Sport and Entertainment

CSM is a global sport and entertainment agency, offering their clients end-to-end marketing services. They bring partnerships to life for brands, rights holders and talent by leveraging their unrivaled relationships and expertise across the industry and create extraordinary live experiences.


Flair Event Services

Flair Event Services LLC is an award-winning technical supplier that delivers spectacular events with attention to detail, from the enquiry stage to project management and on-site execution. Their highly qualified and experienced team comprises of technicians, designers and production managers.