Event is Organized by UAE Ministry of Economy, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Dubai, UAE: 27 March, 2017: Dubai Industrial Park, the dedicated industrial hub within Dubai Wholesale City and member of TECOM Group, is marking its participation in the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit(GMIS), during which senior representatives will shed light on the fundamental challenges in the region’s manufacturing sector.
Running from March 27-30 at Abu Dhabi’s Paris Sorbonne University, the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit is hosted by the UAE Ministry of Economy and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and offers a global platform for industry leaders and companies to shape the future of manufacturing.
The exhibition showcases the UAE’s manufacturing capabilities with the goal of boosting regional and international partnerships. The event is also featuring key debates on challenges and opportunities in the manufacturing sector.
At stand no. 331 of the venue, visitors are given the opportunity to learn more about Dubai Industrial Park’s unique and comprehensive services, currently offered to over 700 businesses across 7 key industrial subsectors which include food and beverage, base metals, transport equipment and parts, machinery and mechanical equipment, logistics, chemicals, and mineral products.
Commenting on the participation, Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Wholesale City, said: “The main drive behind economic competitiveness is the capacity of a country’s industry to innovate and upgrade. Keeping this in mind, Dubai’s Industrial strategy launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, aims to encourage economic sustainable growth and innovation across diversified industries. By facilitating international businesses, foreign direct investments (FDI) and global exchange of knowledge and technology, the UAE has been successful in creating an enabling ecosystem for the manufacturing sector, making it a major contributor to the sustainable development process.”
He added: “We believe this forum offers an excellent networking and knowledge-exchange platform, through which we can better identify the needs of our existing and potential customers, and support the Dubai Industrial Strategy, specifically in the FMCG and Machinery & Equipment's (M&E) sectors that are core sectors of the strategy.”
The summit aims to define a global vision for manufacturing by offering a platform for industry professionals as well as government leadership to discuss implementation of international best practices. The events is set to draw the participation of over 1,200 delegates, including heads of state, government leaders, ministers, policymakers and executives from 2000 companies across the GCC region across the three days.