The most prestigious sport marketing conference in the Arabian Gulf.

Under the patronage of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, some of the region’s and world’s leading sports and sponsorship figureheads will re-convene in Abu Dhabi for the highly anticipated return of the Arabian Sport and Sponsorship Forum.

We champion excellence in sport sponsorship in the MENA region.

The Forum will bring together pioneering leaders in sport, business and entertainment from around the world to further champion excellence within the MENA region. Emirati and GCC graduates and under-graduates are also invited to attend the Forum to listen to these celebrated speakers and learn more about working in the industry of sport sponsorship.

The Business of Sport

The Arabian Sport and Sponsorship Forum will showcase best practice in the sports and sponsorship business from the region and around the world. Harnessing the expertise of today, this is an unparalleled opportunity to network with industry leaders and to shape a collective and pioneering vision for the industry of sport in the Arabian Gulf. This includes the role of sport in society, tourism, business and government.

Inspiring The Next Generation of Pioneers in Sport Sponsorship – Future Vision

The Arabian Sport and Sponsorship Forum is committed to enhancing the future of the industry in the GCC. It aims to inspire the next generation of Arabic leaders by reaching out to undergraduates and graduates across the GCC. As part of this initiative, our 2016 Future Vision Professor is Dr T. Bettina Cornwell, the Edwin E & June Woldt Cone Professor of Marketing at the University of Oregon. Professor Cornwell will host Introduction to Sponsorship lectures at 3 UAE Universities on January 18th and attend the main Forum on January 19th.

Gold and Future Vision Partners
Abu Dhabi Sports Council AUSF Yas Marina Circuit Josoor Institute Etihad Airways Yas Island SMG YouGov

Hotel Partner
Yas Island Rotana
Sport Partner
Zayed Sports City
Media Partners
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Event Partners
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