ADCB, etisalat, LG and Etihad win Arabian 2010 sponsorship awards

ABU DHABI — The Arabian Sponsorship Award winners 2010 were announced yesterday included some of the region’s leading brands including Abu Dhabi Commercial bank or ADCB, Etisalat, Etihad Airways and LG Electronics.

The winners were announced yesterday at the 2nd Arabian Sponsorship Forum designed to recognise exceptional sponsorship activations which have taken place throughout the Arabian Gulf during the past 18 months.

Entries were received from sponsors, rights holders and agencies from across the Gulf region.

The Arabian Sponsorship Awards 2010 winners include: Business to Community: ADCB Emirates Woman of the Year Awards; Business to Consumer: Etisalat International Telecoms Partner of FC Barcelona; and LG Electronics Greenomics; Business to Business: Etisalat Telecoms Partner Abu Dhabi Golf Championship 2010; International: Etihad Airways Manchester City Football Club

In addition two honorary awards were also presented; ‘The Lifetime Services to the Arabian Sponsorship Industry Awards 2010’ was presented to Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the Emirates Group. Shaikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani won the award for ‘Sponsorship Personality of 2010’ as Chairman of Qatar’s winning the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Chairman of the Awards Judging Panel and SportBusiness Editorial Director, Kevin Roberts, said the judges saw a number of high calibre entries from a range of industries across the region. —

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