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Choueiri Group, ADNEC Group, and WAM hold a Gala Dinner

At the opening of the 2nd Global Media Congress in Abu Dhabi, Choueiri Group, ADNEC Group, and Emirates News Agency - WAM jointly held a Gala Dinner at The Ritz Carlton's Olive Tree Garden. The event, attended by Mohamed Jalal Al Rayssi, Director General of Emirates News Agency, brought together influential media figures, government representatives, and top UAE officials. It was a significant assembly of media and communication leaders, including senior executives, innovators, and decision-makers, highlighting the event's prominence in the industry.Building on the success of its debut launch last year, this year’s distinguished gathering was held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan - Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Presidential Court, with an aim of facilitating global business connections and brand reinvention in the new media landscape. Also speaking at the event, Choueiri Group’s Chairman and CEO, Pierre Choueiri, began by introducing Choueiri Group, as “a name synonymous with legal representation and commercial success”, elaborating on how the Group specializes in exclusively representing various media outlets and platforms, offering advertisers the finest solutions to maximize their ROI and effectiveness. He also paid homage to the UAE as being a key enabler of Choueiri Group’s success and lauded the visionary legacy of the UAE’s forefathers, the country’s current leadership, as well as upcoming leaders towards nurturing a brighter future: “Over 35 years ago we embraced the UAE as our second home, recognizing its unwavering support for the media and advertising industry. During those years the founding fathers of this great nation were shaping its vision and path to success one achievement at a time. Today, we take immense pride in being part of a nation founded on values such as hospitality, tolerance, safety and security, peace, and family values. The UAE is not just a land of big ideas, innovation, science, and technology. It’s a place where the belief in human capital and wellbeing is equally strong. We consider ourselves fortunate to develop our businesses and lives here. Arguably better than anywhere else in the world. This nation’s commitment to progress, excellence and tolerance has truly set an example for the world”.Mr. Choueiri concluded his speech by expressing his sincere gratitude to the UAE for being the Group’s second home, stating that: “We look forward to continuing our journey of growth and prosperity alongside this remarkable nation and in partnership with your good selves. May our partnership with the UAE, Emirates News Agency - WAM and other distinguished partners continue to thrive and illuminate the vibrant media and advertising landscape in the MENA region and beyond”.
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Abu Dhabi welcomes Global Media Congress second edition

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Presidential Court, the second edition of the Global Media Congress 2023 is slated to commence next week in the capital, Abu Dhabi, with record-breaking international participation from major global companies in the media industry, as well as decision-makers, experts, and specialists from around the world.This announcement was made during the press conference held today to disclose the latest preparations for the launch of the second edition of the Congress, organized by ADNEC Group in partnership with the Emirates News Agency (WAM) from November 14 to 16 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Director-General of the Emirates News Agency (WAM) and Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the Global Media Congress, declared: "In anticipation of the Global Media Congress's second edition, we've strengthened our global media network through strategic partnerships following our first session. These collaborations are poised to enhance this year's congress, offering participants unparalleled value. In conjunction with COP28, our Congress's opening day will spotlight the pivotal role of environmental media in sustainability and climate advocacy. Day two shifts focus to media education, with a special emphasis on youth engagement. We're excited to welcome students from 100 universities, equipping them to shape the media landscape. We're also launching the Education Stage and Co- Production Majlis, alongside the Innovation Stage, NexTech, and Future Media Lab, to explore the nexus of media, education, and Al as we navigate the industry's evolution."Al Rayssi expressed his pride in the record-breaking interest shown by companies, decision-makers, and experts from all over the world in participating in the second edition of the Congress, noting that such interest reflects the trust and professional credibility that the event enjoys despite its recent inception. He also highlighted the significant contribution of the Congress in creating a supportive and innovative environment for building new partnerships between companies and entrepreneurs worldwide.Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and CEO of ADNEC Group, stated, "Organizing the Global Media Congress aligns with ADNEC Group's strategy to support a wide range of economic and knowledge sectors in the country in line with the aspirations of our wise leadership for the next fifty years, with the media industry being one of its main pillars."He added: "The exhibition's mission aligns with our vision to enhance the direct and indirect economic contributions of these vital sectors to the country's economy and confirm the position of Abu Dhabi as the capital of exhibitions and specialized conferences industry in the region."Al Dhaheri stated that the record-breaking interest in the second edition of the Global Media Congress is a testimony to the success of this policy and an effective translation of the aspirations of the wise leadership into reality; noting that the second edition of the Congress is witnessing high interest form the part of prominent worldwide specialized media companies.The current edition of the Congress witnesses a significant increase in the number of exhibiting companies and brands, with a 33% rise reaching 257 brands compared to last year’s first edition. The number of participating countries also increased by 22% to reach 172 countries, with 31 countries participating for the first time. The total exhibition area has expanded by 78%, exceeding 32,000 square meters compared to 18,000 square meters in the previous edition.The Congress will also feature a dedicated event for top players in the sector, attracting over 400 top industry players from around the world. This will be facilitated through the launch of a Council – “Majlis” that provides an exclusive space for industry leaders, production companies, and content technology innovators to communicate, share knowledge, and explore opportunities for collaborative production and partnerships in the media sector.Additionally, the second edition of the Congress will host a specialized conference over three days, featuring 77 speakers representing key players in the media industry from 18 countries. The conference, held under the theme of "Shaping the Future of the Media Industry. “includes 36 main sessions covering discussion topics namely, sustainability, innovation, cutting-edge technologies in the media sector, sports media, and youth engagement, as well as the role of training and development in enhancing the future of the media industry.The Congress will also include five associated events, some of which are being held for the first time, most importantly, the Innovative and Startups Stage will feature more than 24 startups, with national companies accounting for 36% of the startups. This Stage offers companies the opportunity to showcase new technologies and ideas in the sector to a wide range of relevant institutions and decision-makers.The second platform will focus on training and education, organizing more than 30 training workshops for participants from around the world, with 40 trainees in each workshop, supervised by 25 international experts and institutions specialized in the sector. This platform aims to enhance the skills of participants in sustainability, sports broadcasting, and artificial intelligence.The third event will attract top executives in the sector, policymakers, and entrepreneurs from around the world under the Future of Media Labs platform. This platform will include six closed sessions aimed at exchanging and developing ideas that will drive the media sector forward.The fourth platform, dedicated to innovation in the influencers’ sector, will provide a creative space for content developers to interact, collaborate, and share their insights and experiences with emerging influencers through 21 dialogue sessions featuring 19 speakers.The fifth platform will host four new media sessions and roundtable discussions with the participation of 32 experts and speakers to study the challenges and opportunities in the sector in the presence of a group of creative talents and decision-makers from various media sectors worldwide.Furthermore, the Global Media Congress is receiving significant media coverage compared to the previous edition last year, with nearly 800 journalists from 58 countries, marking an 8% increase, emphasizing the growing importance of the Congress regionally and internationally and its significant role in advancing the media sector.