ADAC Celebrates Five ‘Stevie®’ Awards at 8th Annual International Business AwardsSM
Awards in five different categories including Best Corporate Event for Formula 1TM 2010, Best Home Page, Best Overall Web Design, Best Online Press Room and Best Support Department of the Year
10 September, 2011, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) is to be awarded five prestigious ‘Stevie’ trophies at the 8th International Business Awards (IBA) this year. The International Business Awards is the only global, all-encompassing business awards programme honouring great performances in business. Named the Stevie® for the Greek word “crowned,” awards will be presented at a gala event on Tuesday, 11 October at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
ADAC Chairman - His Excellency Khalifa Al Mazrouei
ADAC won awards for the Best Home Page of a website, Best Overall Web Design, and Best Corporate Event for Formula 1TM 2010, and further acclaimed two honoury recognitions for Best Online Press Room, and Best Support Department of the Year.
H. E. Khalifa Al Mazrouei, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), commented: “It is always a joy to have the dedication, perseverance and hard work of all ADAC members recognised and rewarded by peers in the business community. Every employee at the company is committed to excellence and top quality service to meet the changing requirements of businesses and travellers, so as ADAC airports grow and develop, we look forward to more awards in years to come.”
Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards, presenter of the IBAs, said: “We congratulate all of the honourees, and we look forward to recognizing them for their achievements at our gala event in Abu Dhabi on 11 October. Entries to The International Business Awards grew by more than 80% this year, and that illustrates the increasing importance of the IBAs worldwide.”
Recipients of International Stevie Award trophies were selected from more than 3,000 entries received from organizations and individuals in more than 40 nations. Honourees were determined through two rounds of judging by close to 200 professionals worldwide.
Complete lists of honourees and other details are available at www.stevieawards.com/iba
For more information, please visit the award-winning website, www.adac.ae
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
Location hosting patron for The 2011 International Business Awards is the Ministry of Foreign Trade of the United Arab Emirates. Premier sponsors include IBM Netezza and Smart Reader® Worldwide. The Korea Business Communicators Association is the national sponsor for South Korea. Localization sponsor of the 2011 Stevie Awards is SDL. Location hosting supporters of the 2011 IBAs include Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Dana Gas, the Gemological Institute of America and The International Business Times.
About Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC)
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) is a public joint-stock company wholly owned by the Abu Dhabi Government. It was incorporated by Amiri Decree number 5, issued on 4 March 2006, to spearhead the development of the Emirate's aviation infrastructure. In September 2006, ADAC assumed responsibility for the operation and management of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain International Airports. In 2008, ADAC added Al Bateen Executive Airport (an exclusive private aviation airport), and Sir Bani Yas and Delma Island Airports to its portfolio. These airports are geared to serve the various segments of air travellers, the aviation marketplace, and will help contribute to Abu Dhabi’s development as a destination for both business and leisure tourism.
Currently under way is the multi-billion dollar re-development and expansion of Abu Dhabi International Airport designed to increase the overall capacity of the airport to more than 20 million passengers per year. As part of this redevelopment, a second runway and a third terminal have been completed.