Tue 18-09-2018 20:26 PM
ABU DHABI, 18th September, 2018 (WAM) -- The Sixteenth Edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition, ADIHEX, will be held from Tuesday, 25th September, 2018, and will run until 29th September at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, ADNEC, officials announced at a press conference in Abu Dhabi.
This year’s ADIHEX will celebrate the legacy of the UAE’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The exhibition will be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers’ Club.
The event is being organised by the Emirates Falconers’ Club and Informa Middle East, and is supported by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, EAD, International Fund for Houbara Conservation, IFHC, the Department of Culture and Tourism, DCT, and The Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee in addition to many local, regional and international media partners.
The main sponsor is H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival, while the Gold sponsors are Etisalat, The National and Arabian Tents, Silver sponsors are Wahat Al Zaweya, the Dhabian Equestrian Club, Smart Design LLC and Tiger Properties and the Bronze sponsors are AlMoe and National Geographic.
AIDHEX, the region’s largest exhibition for hunting, equestrian and heritage preservation attracts a large and diverse number of exhibitors from the UAE and across the world.
It is also known for the extensive participation of local and international companies in the field of environmental conservation and cultural heritage, hunting, tourism, safaris, weapons, falconry, equestrian, marine sports, outdoor leisure and vehicle equipment. This is in addition to the arts, crafts and entertainment for children.
Majid Ali Al Mansouri, Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of ADIHEX and Secretary General of the Emirates Falconers’ Club, said, "This year’s edition of ADIHEX has been dedicated to celebrating the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed."