• Best Venue Sponsor
  • Best Trade Exhibition Under 10,000sqm Gross Sponsor
GES is a leading full service provider for live events across the world. We supply end-to-end solutions for more than 3,000 events annually; including exhibitions, conferences, awards nights, consumer experiences and brand activations. Since opening our Dubai office nearly a decade ago, our business has grown in the Middle East to now being the preferred full service provider to over 90 live events in the region per year. To find out more, visit http://www.ges.com/ae 



  • Best Light & Sound Production
  • Event Sustainability Award

Biel Group is a reliable partner to the event industry with an active experience of 22 years as venue manager and event services provider.

Our event & exhibition contracting department offer customer-focused solutions, backed by a specialized multi-disciplinary and highly competent team having a long track record in the industry.

Biel’s venues respond to the highest standards, and deliver the adequate platform to host a wide range of
events, spanning from international conferences, exhibitions, concerts, corporate and private functions. To find out more, visit: www.biel-group.com

  • Best Consumer Exhibition Under 10,000sqm Gross Sponsor
  • Event Marketing Campaign of the Year Sponsor

Electra Events & Exhibitions provides customised contracting solutions to a wide range of clients across the Middle East. Our activities include custom stand design & exhibition management, production & build, tent, marquee & furniture rental, as well as a comprehensive decor set-up service, allowing us to ensure a reliable and seamless implementation of your events’ requirements.  To find out more, visit http://www.electra-exhibitions.com/ 

  • Best Music Event Sponsor
  • Best Meeting/Conference Sponsor

IBS-Group is a leading set design and stage rental company based in the middle east, providing a one-stop solution for events, corporate presentations and for AV industries. IBS-Group has been growing impressively, with our creative team combining inspirational ideas with engineered solutions. We are committed to empowering our clients to bring their brand and products to life. We provide high quality of services, that contributed to segment leadership in the market - IBS Group the canvass to your imagination.  

  • Best Arts, Culture & Entertainment Event Sponsor
  • Stand Design & Build Supplier of the Year Sponsor

Over the past 38 years J&C Joel has become renowned as one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of flame retardant fabrics, flooring, drapery and stage engineering to the entertainment and event industries. The company’s talented team can design, manufacture and create amazing drapes and shapes to provide the inspiration behind any performance.

  • Best Consumer Exhibition Over10,000 sqm Gross Sponsor
  • Best use of Technology - Product Sponsor

Plan b is a leading international marketing and events organization operating globally with an extensive network across the GCC, Europe, Africa and the Far East with headquarters in Dubai. Established in 2004, the Group comprises of eight companies and is principally engaged in the design and delivery of high-quality events, marketing, branding and communications solutions.

  • Best Sporting Event Sponsor
  • Best Event on a Budget Sponsor

WoW is a leading events management company and entertainment agency that caters to the needs of the hospitality and entertainment sector of the GCC/MENA region. We challenge ourselves to be unique and strongly believe that hiring trained people and careful planning is the key to our success. Our team consists of experienced thinkers, planners, micro managers and operation professionals. We manage everything in house from planning, staffing, logistics, branding, collaborations, and event merchandising. Our essence is to raise the bar of our customer service level & while we offer many services, the most important thing we offer is trust.

  • Best Temp Venue or Structure


Temporary power is critical to the success of any event and Aggreko has an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, service and the reliability of its equipment to ensure your temporary power and temperature control requirements are fully met.

Not only does each event require a comprehensive power distribution network, it also requires efficient cooling and heating. Aggreko's expertise in providing bespoke solutions for each event ensures the most efficient use of equipment providing power and optimum heating and cooling as required.

Since its foundation over 50 years ago, Aggreko has grown to become the world leader in rental of temporary power generation and temperature control solutions. Aggreko opened its first regional office in Sharjah, UAE in 1991 and today operates in 11 countries across the Middle East.

To know more about our services and how we can help you, visit us at me.aggreko.com/industries/events

  • Young Achiever of the Year Award Sponsor


Comprising of several unique event technology suppliers, each specialising in a different area of the audio visual rental market, the strength of the eclipse Group is in its diversity, and we are able to ensure that whatever a client’s technology requirements, we are able to satisfy them. 

  • Industry Icon of the Year    


Flow Air & Power Solutions is a business specializing in the delivery of temporary cooling and power related services to the GCC events industry from our head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. Our core values focus on utilizing the latest technology and products combined with excellent customer service and technical support to offer our clients a fantastic experience.

With over 400 projects delivered in 2016 we have the equipment and expertise to deliver reliable, safe and innovative solutions that can enhance client’s projects with creative designs.

For more information please visit www.flowsolutions.ae

  • Best Entertainment Production Sponsor

Established in 2008 and based in the UAE, GCC (also known as Gulf Crewing) exist to provide a comprehensive, high-quality, English-speaking crew service to the live event and exhibition industries in the UAE and Gulf Region. GCC was established to raise standards and deliver reliable and consistent level of professionalism and performance.

  • Best Trade Exhibition Over 10,000sqm Gross

Info Salons Group is the leading online event management solutions, database and registration company throughout Australia, Asia, China and the Middle East. We are involved with over 500 events annually and work with the largest and most respected organizersworldwide, including Informa, Reed Exhibitions, dmg events, UBM Asia, UBM Live, Messe Frankfurt.www.infosalons.ae

Visit Info Salons at stand C20 to see the new services they have to offer at the Middle East Event & Exhibition Show. To find out more, visit www.infosalonsgroup.com

  • Best Employer of the Year Sponsor

Kingston Stanley is the regions largest specialist sales & marketing event recruitment agency, focused on fulfilling the unique requirements of the marketing and event industry. 

Representing some of the most creative & dynamic global talent, on behalf of our growing and valued clients. “Our Network. Your Future”.

  • Oustanding Brand Activation Event Sponsor

Live! by GL events delivers a fresh, creative and dynamic approach to the sometimes cluttered world of events. We conceptualize and execute amazing brand-led experiences around the world. From live events, marketing activations, international summits, major sporting events, galas, and awards ceremonies, our world class team delivers quality visual communications every time. Live! by GL events  is a part of the GL events group, one of the international leaders in this sector. 

  • Best Video Content Production Sponsor

Protec has been the cornerstone of the events industry in the Middle East since 1999. Protec has grown into the region’s most committed and consistently reliable event equipment rental company, producing live events that are truly spectacular, leading edge and globally acclaimed. We offer comprehensive event technology and staging solutions - from innovative design through to technical planning to the eventual implementation, managed by any of our highly experienced project managers and production assistants.

Protec excels through innovation and thoughtful integration of traditional audio-visual technologies, to the latest innovations such as 4K projection mapping, interactive content & display systems, LED & lighting technologies and robotics.

  • Best Event Video Solution

The Studio will stand alongside you at all your events to provide the highest quality event, product and food photography and videography for your company and clients. The team of passionate, creative photographers and videographers share the desire to make every experience with The Studio the best it can possibly be. Based in the heart of Dubai, The Studio also offers a unique and wonderful creative space for shoots, events and workshops. For more info, visit www.thestudiodubai.com

  • Best Supplier of the Year Sponsor

Vibes Events has been the leading staffing agency in the UAE and GCC for  Events, Exhibitions and Brand Activations. We have an extensive experience of more than 10 years in providing tailored and professional temporary staff to fit any event requirements: Models ( Female and Male),Hostesses,Promoters,Ushers,Ticketing,Registration,Surveyors,Scanners,Supervisors,Location Managers. Vibes Events cover all sector of the industry:Festivals, Exhibitions,Road shows,Events, Concerts,Clubs & bars,Mall activations.