ADCB sponsors Abu Dhabi Conference 2008

19 October 2008

Abu Dhabi, 19 Oct 2008: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank announced its Platinum Sponsorship to the Abu Dhabi Conference 2008 to be held in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre during the period from the 8th to the 11th of November 2008. At this exceptional event, key decision makers, government officials and leading industry figures will gather with many delegations from different countries on one platform at this to define the future landscape of the Abu Dhabi economy.

Mr. Eirvin Knox, CEO, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank stated "ADCB's Sponsorship to Abu Dhabi Conference 2008 affirms our endorsement to economic activities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which have realized great achievements and milestones in various economic sectors through successful partnerships with local, regional and international private sector organizations".

"The Emirate of Abu Dhabi implements a very clear strategy based on innovation and constant change, helping the Emirate to secure an advanced position among developed countries. On the business level, the economic boost currently witnessed by Abu Dhabi is evidently arising from the government's belief in the importance of public - private partnerships in supporting and diversifying the economy. In ADCB, we endeavor to uphold this view and to sustain the government's efforts to achieve its economic goals", the CEO added.

"We consider ourselves partners to all ambitious development plans adopted by the government of Abu Dhabi, hence came our decision to be the Platinum Sponsor of this strategic event, to be attended by a group of internationally renowned experts and celebrities in various fields to explore and discuss the most viable opportunities to enhance the Emirate's economic future and help its sustainable growth in all fields", concluded Mr. Knox.