EAIG sponsored ADIOC 2013

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, the Abu Dhabi International Offset Conference (ADIOC) happened last February 13-14, 2013 at Ritz Carlton Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ADIOC is organised by the Tawazun Economic Council and is being attended by the global defense industry, government officials and sector experts.

EAIG was the Diamond Sponsor of the said biennial event with the theme, “Shaping the future of industrial cooperation in a changing world.” ADIOC has brought together representatives of global defense contractors, governments and industry experts from over 25 countries that are in Abu Dhabi to discuss the latest trends in the offset and counter-trade industry, share their partnership experiences and discuss the growing role of offset in a rapidly developing economy.

The event also represented an opportunity to exchange expert views and to share best practice in offset core principles such as economic diversification, foreign direct investments, technology transfer, fair trade, and joint cooperation between countries.