Oman Centre to debut at GIBTM
Muscat, March 12, 2012
The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre will make its debut at the upcoming Gulf Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM), the Gulf’s premier meetings industry trade show, in Abu Dhabi.
GIBTM will run from March 26 to 28 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec).
According to Geoff Donaghy, the director of convention centres for AEG Ogden, the manager of the Oman Centre, GIBTM will showcase the venue to key international and Gulf region decision-makers.
“Our message to these decision-makers is that Oman is constructing a world-class venue and precinct that will have the capacity to host some of the world’s and region’s most prestigious events that may have not been possible previously."
“Not only will this inspirational project open the world to Oman, it will open Oman to the world of business events," he said.
Donaghy said as venue manager, AEG Ogden would utilise its global expertise to deliver service excellence in all areas of the operation including catering, technology and event management to expand the already high level of professionalism in the meetings and exhibitions industry in Oman.
“AEG Ogden will provide a memorable first-class experience for all attendees adopting the spirit of the traditional Omani hospitality that the Sultanate is renowned for."
“We are encouraged by the interest already shown by the international decision-makers and key Omani stakeholders in staging future events in Muscat. Our preliminary research and sales activities have identified business as far ahead as 2024," Donaghy said.
In addition to large scale convention and exhibitions the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre's flexible design caters for smaller meetings, banquets and functions as well as concerts and special events accommodating up to 10,000 people. – TradeArabia News Service