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Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture Africa

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture Africa

Launched in February 2014, the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA)is a series of globally significant exhibitions and conferences that exist to present real world innovative solutions, emerging ideas, and promote collaboration along the entire agricultural value chain as the only solution to truly sustainable food production.  GFIA is used by governments to formulate policy, it is attended by thousands of food producers wanting to improve productivity and each year its legacy continues for months as contracts are formalised and outcomes established.

The overarching theme of the programmer’s innovations and technologies in agriculture to leap frog Africa’s development and GFIA Africa has partnered with the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) to develop the agenda. GFIA Africa will host numerous conference sessions and meetings that will deliver one of the most important forums on the continent in 2016.  It will be attended by high-level commercial farmers, member based farmer groups like cooperatives and unions, NGOs, Agricultural Ministers and others.



World Future Energy Summit

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES), organised by Turret Media until 2008, is the world’s foremost event dedicated to renewable energies, energy efficiency and clean technologies. Held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.


World Ports & Trade Summit 

An initiative developed by Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and in collaboration with Arab Seaports Federation, the Summit became the central hub for international business and government leaders to meet and exchange information on the global economy, trading outlook and views on the alternative futures facing the global ports and shipping industries.



SIAL Middle East

Doubling in size since it’s inauguration in 2010 and achieving a 30% increase in visitor numbers each year, SIAL Middle East is the fastest growing professional event for the food and beverage industry in the Middle East.

Part of SIAL Group, SIAL Middle East is part of the largest network of professional food events in the world.




The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region, and Chairman of the Emirates
Falconers’ Club.  This national event, featured an international exhibition focusing on hunting and equestrian, alongside a series of exciting features.




Presented by the Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council and Turret Middle East, Tawdheef designed to support the Abu Dhabi Government’s emiratization plans and showcase the jobs and careers available from the Emirate’s leading governmental departments, state owned organizations and private enterprises



Middle East Waste Summit

The Middle East Waste Summit was developed with Dubai Municipality to open up a much needed dialogue with governments and businesses in the region to explore innovative waste management solutions.



Dubai Mega Mela

The event aimed to provide the finest Asian cuisine, stunning designer fashion and catwalk shows, a showcase of authentic crafts and traditions of the Indian sub-continent, musical entertainment and Bollywood stars, which together sought to attract the Asian community in their thousands.


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International Architectural Conservation Conference & Exhibition

Designed to unify the energy of the professional conservation community, this conference and exhibition took place between 17-19 December 2012 and gathered international experts in the field of conservation-restoration to exchange expertise and strategies for conserving historical buildings, protecting heritage sites and developing the urban landscape in a sustainable manner.

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Abu Dhabi Plantation Week

A week long event to educate the community on the importance of trees through a series of fun and family friendly activities. Abu Dhabi Plantation week also aimed to increase the knowledge of the UAE’s agricultural values and communicate the successes of the UAE Municipalities green initiatives.



ITCA Abu Dhabi

Following the success of the International Travel Catering Association’s first global event in the UAE last year, the event continued it’s partnership with Etihad Airways and hosted their international trade show and networking forum in Abu Dhabi in 2013.


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Date Palm Festival

Emirates International Date Palm Festival held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority.  The Date Palm Festival hosted more than 165 local and international date palm companies that specialize in palm trees and dates derivatives production, as well as Gulf and Arab Folklore institutions.

  • Rice and Grains
  • International Fine Art and Antiques Fair
  • EquiCirque
  • Gastech