ZAYED FUTURE ENERGY PRIZE
The event was attended by HH General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, numerous Heads of State and Prime Ministers and a further 1200 VIP guests.
This year, the Zayed Future Energy Prize received 552 applications from 88 countries and awarded prizes in the categories of Large Corporations, Small and Medium Enterprises, Non-Governmental Organisations, Global High Schools and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
HQ managed and delivered all creative content for the event on behalf of the client MASDAR including producing 21 finalists films spread across 13 countries and 5 continents.
A huge 23m x 7m screen was built for the occasion with the latest integration of Schnick-Schnack System technology to enable an amazing control and synergy between video content and the event stage and set.
An exhibition area in the pre-function area showcased a wealth of information on the Zayed Future Energy Prize and a Gala dinner followed the awards ceremony for all guests.
Other facets of the event delivered by HQ involved the event branding, collateral design and print, arrangement of the event Press Conference and a spectacular original music arrangement performed by the Human Orchestra and conducted by Steve Sidwell that interacted with beautiful and relevant imagery on the event screen.