Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, 12th October 2016
More than 1,000 attendees, including local authority, diplomatic representatives and the Spanish Community participated in the Spanish National Day at Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi hosted by the Spanish Embassy in collaboration with the Spanish Business Council. His Excellency Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment for the United Arab Emirates attended also this memorable event.
During the welcome speech, H.E. José Eugenio Salarich, Ambassador of Spain enhanced the relation between Spain and the UAE and Ricardo Fisas Chairman of the Spanish Business Council, highlighted the role of the Spanish companies all over the world. The event was funded by the following companies:
SBC Platinum Sponsor: Emirates.
Corporate Sponsors: Acciona, ACS Industrial, Airbus, Amadeus, Arteche, BBVA, Caixabank, Gulf Business Consulting, Instituto de Empresa, Jamones Blázquez, La Liga de Fútbol Profesional, Lladró, Mapfre, Multilem ME, NTDE, Quirón, Royal Arrow, San José, Técnicas Reunidas, ThyssenKrupp, VFS Global.
The following sponsors supported the dinner served at the ballroom: Freixenet, Gold, Jamones Blázquez, Mahou, Marqués de Riscal and Torres.
The after-party was hosted by Blue Marlin in the hotel gardens wrapped by a true Ibiza atmosphere.