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CIEO to sign strategic MOU’s with DWTC and Sharjah Expo Centre

The CIEO Summit began on 26th May at Sharjah Expo Centre ended on 27th May at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

HE Saif Mohamed Al-Midfa- CEO Expo Centre Sharjah, Chairman of Arab Union for Exhibitions- Board Member of UFI Paris and Member Sharjah Parliament welcomed the delegation at Sharjah Expo Centre , acknowledged and felicitated CIEO. The team then took the tour of the halls with information on infrastructure facilities and discussed the possible opportunities that can be explored to do exhibitions at the Sharjah Exhibition Centre.

The Delegation welcomed at Sharjah Expo Centre
The Delegation welcomed at Sharjah Expo Centre


The next destination was Dubai World Trade Centre , where CIEO delegation received a very warm welcome in the presence of Mr. Diego Cortese – VP – Commercial, Mr. Rakesh Nihalani – Associate Director – Exhibitions, Ms. Fatima Ezzahra Mounzih – Senior Manager – Conferences & DAC & Mr. Sethu Menon – Senior Vice President – Venue Operations. The team arranged for the detailed presentation of the venue services, facilities, end to end solutions and way forward for a strategic tie up between CIEO and DWTC, CIEO SC member Mr. Rajan Sharma also presented CIEO and its objectives to DWTC and discussed the strategic partnership with the DWTC.

CIEO delegation at DWTC


Sharjah Expo Centre & Dubai World Trade Centre along with CIEO have decided in principle to have strategic MOU to promote the new exhibition IP’s, partnerships and JV’s with CIEO members.

CIEO delegation was also scheduled to visit the tour to Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), however due to Covid 19 restrictions the same had to be cancelled, however,ADNEC made their presence at the Summit on May 27th 2022 at Atlantis, The Palm.