Abu Dhabi: Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation (KIDPAI), has signed a Memo of Understanding with the Capital Events, part of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) Group, making KIDPAI a strategic sponsor for the Abu Dhabi International Food Exhibition, held on December 6th to 8th.
KIDPAI is to be held under the patronage of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Presidential Court, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA).
ADNEC Group is organising the inaugural Abu Dhabi Food Exhibition in partnership with ADAFSA, which will feature participation from numerous domestic and foreign businesses with expertise in the food, beverage, and hospitality industries as well as many experts, specialists, and decision-makers in these important industries. Al Ain will host the 10th Emirates International Date Palm Festival in November 2023, with the 8th Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition being held in December 2022.
While Mr. Saeed Al Mansoori, CEO of Capital Events, a subsidiary of ADNEC Group, stated that, “The signing of the MoU comes within the framework of our efforts to strengthen the food system in the UAE and to stimulate investment in this vital and important sector, by strengthening the frameworks of cooperation between the public and private sectors.”
The 8th Edition of the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition will coincide with the activities of the inaugural Abu Dhabi International Food Exhibition at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. It is anticipated that a significant number of major local and foreign companies with expertise in the food, beverage, and hospitality sectors, as well as experts, specialists, and decision-makers in those industries, will participate.
The inaugural Abu Dhabi International Food Exhibition will feature a number of specialised international workshops and competitions, as well as a number of activities and accompanying events that highlight the most significant and vital topics related to food production in addition to food, beverage, and hospitality services. It is anticipated that numerous contracts, deals, and collaboration agreements between institutions from the public and private sectors will be revealed along with a number of bilateral meetings between buyers and sellers in various supply chains.