With an endless array of versatile meetings space, exciting theme parks and attractions, cutting edge hotels – including over 2000 hotel rooms – world-class shopping and dining options, and an array of sporting and community venues, Yas Island means business. Add in a growing calendar of music, cultural, community and sporting events, including the annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the region’s largest sporting event – and you have an island of endless possibilities when it comes to meetings, incentives, conferences and events.
As more and more businesses and organizations are saying Yas when it comes to hosting a business event, gala dinner or for team incentives, the team at Yas Island are outlining its key venues for MICE:
Yas Marina Circuit:
As one of the UAE’s most unique venues, Yas Marina Circuit is also one of the UAE’s most innovative event spaces. Home to the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Yas Marina Circuit is also home to the Yas Events Centre which boasts over 34,000 square meters of versatile indoor and outdoor venue space, and unparalleled views of the track and Yas Marina. With capacity and capability to host events ranging from large scale events, conferences, gala functions, exhibitions to smaller more intimate events, Yas Events Centre also offers ultra-modern venues, full service event planning, and a range of hospitality packages. Along with state of the art event space, Yas Events Centre also offers unparalleled team building and incentives such as trackside teambuilding and networking, and a range of driver and passenger experiences designed to get one’s pulse racing.
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi:
Instantly recognizable with over 5,000 LED lights and straddling the iconic Yas Marina Circuit, the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s most unique hotels. With 499 luxury guest rooms, the hotel also features an array of indoor and outdoor event space including 12 entertainment and dining options, the tranquil Palm Garden, 6 meeting rooms, 4 boardrooms, a Rooftop Pool Deck, and 3 ballrooms that combine to create the Al Manaar Ballroom. With capacity to host events ranging from small to a cocktail reception for 1500 in the Palm Garden and stunning track and Yas Marina views, the Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi also offers a range of activities including yoga, cooking lessons, rooftop swimming pools and the luxurious ESPA spa.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi:
The world’s first Ferrari branded theme park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a thrilling venue that is ideal for corporate family days, team building, cocktail receptions, gala events or product launches. With a range of Ferrari themed rides including the world’s fastest rollercoaster, the Formula Rossa and the new Flying Aces and featuring 5 restaurant and cafes, the park can be fully privatized for up to 6,500 guests or partially for events of varying sizes. Multiple meeting rooms ranging in size, style and scale offer customizable solutions while world-class chefs provide catering to suit any style of event.
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi:
Spread out across 15 hectares and featuring 45 exhilarating Emirati-themed rides, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is ideal for any number of events including corporate family fun days, team building, product launches and fashion shows and can be fully or partially privatized depending on event requirements. Catering options are available as is event planning assistance through the park’s own event planning team.
A state-of-the-art multi-purpose entertainment venue, du Forum offers the latest audio-visual technology and cooling systems as it can host up to 1700 for banquets and galas; 2500, theatre style, 4500 for cocktail receptions or up to 5000 for a concert or music performance. With an unrivaled level of versatility, du Forum allows for unbridled creativity with uninterrupted sightlines, internal and external LED lighting systems, the ability to transform from an indoor venue to an outdoor venue and abundant parking.
The award-winning Yas Marina features 227 berths and 7 licensed restaurants and lounges that are sure to impress delegate or business event attendees. From meetings or events on a super-yacht to a glamourous gala event on the terrace or at any one of the waterside restaurant, Yas Marina is an inspired choice for a business event or gala.
Yas Links Abu Dhabi
The region’s first Links golf course, Yas Links offers 4 fully equipped meeting rooms that can be organized in boardroom or theatre styles for groups ranging from 12 to 50; Barranca, an Andalusian themed private function space that opens onto a sweeping terrace capability of hosting between 25-120 guests, an Events lawn, which boasts expansive vistas of the impressive Abu Dhabi skyline, as well as Hickory’s, an award-winning sports bar with expansive views of the Arabian Gulf.
MAD on Yas Island
More than a nightlife venue, MAD on Yas Island mixes art, luxury and technology as it features the world’s largest privately owned graffiti wall outside, and 360° and 3D projection mapping inside. Ideal for gala events or parties, MAD on Yas island is a venue that will not be forgotten.
For more information on Yas Island, visit www.YasIsland.ae.