Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival returns Saturday March 11, 2017

Sponsors & Partners

For more information or to become a partner of the Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival, please contact andrewstass@profsports.com



The National Health Insurance Company – Daman is the region’s leading specialised health insurer, providing comprehensive health insurance solutions to more than 2.4 million members in the UAE.Over the years, the company has been the partner of choice for a number of the country’s most prominent organisations and multinational companies in various industries including oil and gas, aerospace, energy, construction, investments and media.

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi and established in 2006, Daman offers a range of health insurance plans for both individuals and organisations and exclusively manages the Government’s health programme – Thiqa – for UAE Nationals and Abu Dhabi Basic Plan – for low income expatriates. Members enjoy access to the largest healthcare providers’ network in the UAE and an extensive international network of over 45 countries.


Active Life
Activelife by Daman’ is a Daman initiative aimed at raising awareness regarding all aspects of health and fitness, resulting in a cultural shift towards better fitness and performance orientation. ActiveLife is health and wellness lifestyle programme that fosters healthy living habits, as well as offering discounts and special services to members from Daman’s retail partners.
For more information, please visit: www.damanhealth.ae


Emirates Palace
Proud sponsor and iconic landmark of Abu Dhabi, the Emirates Palace is the perfect venue for the second Abu Dhabi Swim Festival. Welcoming participants and supporters alike and showcasing Arabian culture at its finest, Emirates Palace offers a memorable and unique experience unparalleled in Abu Dhabi through contemporary facilities and personalized service.The Swim Festival is excited to share the Emirates Palace 1.3 km of private beach and 85 hectares of gardens and lawns.

For those looking to make a weekend of the event, Emirates Palace comprises 394 rooms and suites carefully designed and furnished to offer guests superior comfort and luxury. With spectacular views of the manicured lawns or the glistening blue waves of the Arabian Sea, every room promises a palatial experience. Recreational activities are abundant at Emirates Palace, offered through the exclusive Beach Club, the UAE’s ultimate resort. The Beach Club offers members and in-house guests an escape from the pressures of the working week and the responsibilities of real life, giving time to relax and unwind whilst never compromising on luxury. The resort’s leisure facilities include two outdoor temperature-controlled swimming pools, an Emirates Palace Spa, tennis courts, a cricket pitch, a FIFA standard football pitch, a marina and two state of the art fitness centres. From water sports to bird watching and kid’s activities, there is something for everyone.

For centuries, Arabic culture has demonstrated a gift for personalized and generous hospitality. Combine this unique welcome with the finest global cuisine across 14 restaurants, cafés and lounges to create a dining experience beyond compare. Crafted by a team of passionate multi-national chefs, experience the full flavours of exquisite Italian cuisine at Mezzaluna, relish the day’s fresh catch at Sayad, or indulge in the unique local flavours of the Emirates at Mezlai.

Good luck to all entrants and we welcome you to a destination that caters to every need and desire. Emirates Palace is an experience not to be missed in Abu Dhabi, UAE.


The Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD) is the regulatory body of the Healthcare Sector for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and ensures excellence in Healthcare for the community by monitoring the health status of the population. HAAD defines the strategy for the health system, monitors and analyses the health status of the population and performance of the system. In addition, HAAD shapes the regulatory framework for the health system, inspects against regulations, enforce standards, and encourages adoption of world-class best practices and performance targets by all healthcare service providers in the Emirate.

HAAD also drives programmes to increase awareness and adoption of healthy living standards among the residents of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in addition to regulating scope of services, premiums, and reimbursement rates of the health system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Visit HAAD.ae


National Ambulance
National Ambulance is the leading pre-hospital emergency care provider in the UAE. It was established in 2010 with a mission to serve the people of the UAE working with the government and private sectors. Supported by a dedicated Ambulance Communications Centre, National Ambulance’s highly trained team and advanced medical equipment provide round-the-clock services as part of the UAE’s vital public emergency response.

National Ambulance also provides emergency medical coverage for public events across the UAE. From F1 to the ITU World Triathlon, our clinical staff and modern ambulances are on hand to support both competitors and the public. We are proud to be a partner with the Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival; it fits perfectly with our mission to serve the community and our objective to promote health and wellness across the UAE.

Visit nationalambulance.ae for more information.


Abu Dhabi Sports Council
The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) has been established based on the decree No (16) of 2006, issued by H.H Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.The objective of establishing the ADSC is to organise the work and performance of sport institutions in the emirate of Abu Dhabi by setting the proper strategy, plans, rules, and regulations to develop the sport sector Abu Dhabi according to the best international practices related to the running and managing of sport clubs and sport institutions.

ADSC will enhance interschool sport activities in coordination with the relative bodies and will care for talented athletes to compete at local, regional, continental, and international levels.

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council aims to host and organise world class sporting events in order to reflect the established image and reputation of Abu Dhabi as a highly distinguished international sporting destination.

For more information, please visit: www.adsc.ae

Professional Sports Group

Professional Sports Group
PSG is a multi-award winning international sports marketing agency with offices in the UK and Abu Dhabi. Since starting out in 1995, PSG has grown organically to establish itself as a market leading agency, with a dynamic and talented team who go above and beyond to deliver for a diverse range of clients worldwide, from corporate organisations and world famous brands, to sports governing bodies and governments, as well as sporting legends, the sports stars of today and rising stars of the future. Such work includes being The Boat Race’s exclusive sponsorship and communications agency since 2011 and helping the event move to gender parity in 2015; unique partnerships with global brands in golf such as Titleist, Footjoy and Troon Golf for over a decade; representing top Olympic athletes including Sir Matthew Pinsent, Tom Daley and the Brownlee brothers; and creating events such as the Brownlee Tri, the Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge, the Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival, ADNIC Yas Run & the Dolphin Energy Doha Dash.

UAE Swimming Federation

UAE Swimming Federation
We at the UAE Swimming Federation are proud to endorse the Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival by Daman’s Activelife. It is a great initiative that will promote swimming in the UAE. Furthermore, it will motivate the UAE community to lead a healthier and more active lifestyle, and support and encourage the future swimmers of the UAE. The event will bring together swimmers of all abilities and ages in a fun and social environment. We expect the Abu Dhabi Swimming Festival by Daman’s Activelife to grow and become a firm fixture in the future global swimming calendar.Mr Ahmed AlFalasi, President of the UAE Swimming Federation.