UAE
ABU DHABI
Four Season AL MarYah
24TH and 25TH JANUARY 2018

March 2018 sponsors

To be a sponsor on our next edition, please enquire here
Exclusive insurance brokerage Partner

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees in more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

 

In the U.A.E. we operate principally through Al Futtaim Willis, a joint venture between Al Futtaim Services Co LLC and Willis Group Limited. Al Futtaim Willis is a commercial insurance broker and consultant licensed in the U.A.E. since 1976.

Leo Gallery

Established in 2008, Leo Gallery is respected for being a progressive force in nurturing young and representing established contemporary artists regardless of nationality.

Situated in Ferguson Lane in Shanghai, the diplomatic quarter of Shanghai's former French Concession, Leo Gallery has 2 galleries at 374 and 376 Wu Kang Road. Leo Gallery has expanded its operation to Hong Kong after 6 successful years in Shanghai. Its third gallery is situated at 189 Queen's Road West, Sheung Wan.

Apart from our recent exhibition programs that promoted Asian and European art, Leo Gallery has also been working on a number of public art projects with commercial and educational entities ranging from various shopping malls like Shanghai Time Square and Crystal Galleria, Ferguson Lane to public and private schools.

Leo Gallery has participated in a number of international art fairs, including Art Basel Hong Kong, Art Stage Singapore, West Bund Shanghai and Art Beijing, etc.

Wunder

WUNDER is the first blockchain-based decentralized museum at the intersection of philanthropy and art investments, WUNDER  was created in order to eliminate barriers in the new media art world, empowering patrons to connect with and digitally support artists. 

Creative Art + Design Partner

UAP collaborates with emerging and established artists, architects and designers to deliver creative outcomes for the public realm. We engage in all aspects of the delivery process from commissioning & curatorial services, through concept generation & design development right into fabrication and installation. We take pride in embracing uncommon creativity and extending creative practice.

Exclusive Recruitment Partner

RECRUITMENT DOWN TO AN ART

Lacey West Art International (LWAI) offers a professional recruitment service for all art-related businesses in the UK and around the world. Whether you have a role to fill, or are looking for a new job, we can help. LWAI finds and places candidates for temporary and permanent roles and also offers discreet and effective executive search services. Our unrivaled personal service and attention to detail are as popular with our clients as our reasonable client commission rates.

Cracknell

Cracknell is an international, award-winning landscape architecture practice – with over 230 landscape architects, designers, engineers and visionaries. Together, we create meaningful environments. Aspiring to create a positive difference in people's lives, our creativity and passion is apparent through our inspired design and functional landscape. We offer a holistic approach through complementary specialist disciplines with integration of ecology, art and design. 

Lasvit

LASVIT IS A MANUFACTURER OF UNIQUE WORKS OF GLASS, INCLUDING BESPOKE LIGHTING INSTALLATIONS, GLASS ARTWORKS, AND AWARD- WINNING COLLECTIONS.

The brand Lasvit, founded in 2007 by Leon Jakimic, sheds a new light on Bohemian glass and takes it into the next millennium. Lasvit combines the authenticity of glass with innovative technologies and creative craftsmanship. In a few short years, Lasvit has established itself as the authority delivering bespoke lighting sculptures and art installations made from hand-blown glass. Collaborations with renowned designers and artists produce also unique glass collections. Nendo, Ross Lovegrove, Daniel Libeskind, Maarten Baas, Czech legends Rene Roubicek and Borek Sipek are among those who choose Lasvit in order to embody their unconventional artistic vision, endow it with the precision and mastery of our glassmakers, and produce impressive creative oeuvre. This is a manifesto of Lasvits's uncompromising mission: To transform glass into breathtaking light and design experiences.

Art consultancy partner

Great artwork makes a powerful statement, enriching lives and expressing company values.

ARTZU has spent over 20 years advising clients on conveying their unique vision through the acquisition of well-chosen artwork, creating intelligent and tangible assets. 

ARTZU is the pivotal link between the creative and the professional, including property developers and planners, architects and interior designers. We have worked with cutting edge companies such as Addelshaw Goddard, Ernst and Young, Bang & Olufsen, Benoy, Emaar, Atkins and First Gulf Bank in the United Kingdom and Middle East. We provide a comprehensive, site specific art consultancy service from concept to design, production to worldwide installation.