Mohamed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi, Chairman of Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce & Industry and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, opened at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) today the inaugural editions of Climate Abu Dhabi, an exhibition dedicated to the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry, and the Abu Dhabi Hardware Show, Abu Dhabi’s first specialised tools and hardware exhibition targeted at vendors, suppliers and manufacturers.
The opening ceremony was attended by Ibrahim Mahmoud Al-Mahmoud, 1stDeputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mohammed Hilal Al Muhairi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Acting Group CEO of Adnec, along with a number of board members of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Following the official opening, His Excellency Mohamed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, visited various pavilions and was briefed on the latest products and solutions on display at both events.
Organised by Dome Exhibitions and Euroexpo, and supported by Adnec, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and AbuDhabiEvents.ae, the collocated events have drawn the participation of many major international companies in HVACR and hardware industries.
Mohamed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said: “Climate Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Hardware Show represent an unparalleled opportunity to boost the industrial sector and diversify the economy of Abu Dhabi given the strong participation of many specialised companies in HVACR and hardware industries. In addition to allowing the participating companies and visitors to explore the latest technologies and solutions that enhance energy efficiency, both events will deliver a positive impact on the business landscape in the emirate.”
Antoine Georges, Managing Director, Dome Exhibitions, said: “Convening two dedicated events in HVACR and hardware industries assume special significance amidst the growing number of development and infrastructure projects currently underway across the GCC countries in general and the UAE in particular. This in turn will open up huge opportunities for the participating companies to highlight their latest products and solutions that meet environmental sustainability standards and help reduce energy consumption. Furthermore, both events create ideal platforms to address various issues related to HVACR and hardware sectors. ”
He added: “Through leveraging the participation of leading manufacturers and suppliers from countries with highly developed industrial sectors, Climate Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Hardware Show offer a unique opportunity to showcase the latest innovations and technological advancements. I am confident that both events will emerge as must-attend networking and knowledge sharing platforms to converge manufacturers, trade representatives and industry professionals under one roof.”
Aimed at initiating dialogue about the new range of eco-friendly products and solutions available within the climate and cold chain sector, Climate Abu Dhabi 2016 is the latest initiative by the emirate of Abu Dhabi to highlight energy efficiency and environment sustainability. Revolving around three themes of indoor climate (HVAC), process cooling and cold chain technology, the exhibition spotlights cutting-edge innovations that make a difference in achieving energy efficiency, indoor air quality, food safety and connectivity.
The inaugural edition of Climate Abu Dhabi drawing the participation of over 5,000 industry specialists as well as high-level decision makers and experts from world-leading industry associations including Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Manufacturers’ Association (ISKID) in Turkey and Eurovent, Europe’s leading industry association for Indoor Climate (HVAC), Process Cooling, and Food Cold Chain Technologies.
Running concurrently with Climate Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi Hardware Show caters to a wide range of industrial requirements including building hardware, industrial hardware, home-wares, DIY and gardening tools, safety tools and lighting equipment. The exhibition has convened more than 6,000 visitors and industry professionals from the UAE and other GCC countries including Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain.
The Abu Dhabi Hardware Show has attracted the leading names in the industry including German Emirati Joint Council for Industry & Commerce (AHK), German Tool Manufactures Association (FWI), Robert Bosch, Stanley, Black & Decker, Dewalt, KNIPEX-Werk Wuppertal and Weicon.