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Masdar to support first edition of Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit

04 Mar 2022
Masdar City

Masdar will be the Sustainability Partner for the first-ever edition of the annual Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (EVIS), which is scheduled to take place in Abu Dhabi from May 23-25 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. 

Organized by Nirvana Holding, EVIS will feature hundreds of electric vehicle (EV) companies and businesses in complementary industries in attendance to showcase recent developments, up-and coming technologies, and sustainable strategic solutions.

Motivated by the rapid growth of the EV market in the Middle East and North Africa, EVIS is positioned to be the pioneer trade show and conference for electric vehicles in the region. The event will be attended by over 5000 representatives from leading companies, including investors, engineers, R&D professionals, and government officials. 

Speaking about the event, Alaa Al Ali, Group CEO of Nirvana Holding stated, “We have been seeing a rapidly growing interest in electric vehicles in the region and we are proud to bring an event of this scale to Abu Dhabi.” 

Stephen Severance, Head of Program Management and Marketing at Masdar City, said, “Masdar is committed to advancing sustainable mobility, with our Masdar City urban development demonstrating how pioneering transport offerings can provide real-world solutions to decarbonizing the sector. An event like EVIS represents the perfect platform to showcase solutions to make the transportation sector more energy-efficient and deliver a more sustainable future.” 

ADNEC and Masdar, the Venue Partner and Sustainability Partner respectively along with CEBC and CharIN as Knowledge Partners are supporting EVIS. The event will be heavily focused on fostering individual engagement as well as encouraging community interaction through networking opportunities and customized personal experiences. Abu Dhabi’s globally accessible geography and green-energy drive are factors that contribute to attracting EV innovators from across the globe.