Greeting of The World’s Longest Reigning Monarch

State Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II |
7 primary events over a 20 hour period
Type of management
International Protocol Management
Execution delivery
Multiple Citywide Event Sites
Large Scale Production and Broadcast
Audience profile
Inter-Stakeholder Collaboration

An Impact Across Different Nations

HQWS supported the UAE Federal Government in the design, production, and management of all press and public events for the State Visit of Queen Elizabeth II.
What did we do?
What did we do?
With a series of 7 primary events over a 20 hour period, the project required meticulous planning and very careful consideration of the important requirements of various security and protocol services. In addition to the complex technical and logistical challenges associated with such high profile events; from a creative perspective, the Launch Event for the Zayed National Museum was one of the biggest tests for HQWS.
What were the main objectives?
What were the main objectives?
The Queen's visit was instrumental in highlighting the special friendship between the two nations. This visit was particularly significant, as it marked the first official visit to a mosque by the leader of another faith. Her Majesty also took time to meet and pay tribute to Sheikha Fatima, the Mother of the Nation, noting with admiration the accomplishments of women in the UAE. The Queen's visit was an important milestone in the UK and UAE's bilateral relations.
What was the impact?

Paving the Way for Authenticity

Several bespoke, contemporary structures were designed to create a seamless and spectacular event space containing both public and very private areas - worthy of not only hosting Royal guests and global media, but also impressing one of the worlds’ leading architects and guarding a model of one of the most incredible examples of modern architecture.
State Visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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