DUBAI, June 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
For the second year in a row, the Middle East Film and Comic Con has been recognized as the Best Exhibition (Consumer and Trade) at the Annual Middle East Event Awards ceremony held at Madinat Jumeirah last week. The award was presented at a stunning ceremony attended by the leaders of the events industry with fierce competition across all categories. The organizers behind MEFCC, The Alliance LLC were honored to receive the award after having been nominated in the same category for their second flagship event of 2015 as well; Games Middle East, the region's premier gaming festival.
The MEFCC is now in its fifth year and has grown dramatically since its debut show in 2012, making its mark as the region's definitive pop culture convention. Now established as one of the UAE's top events the 'Con' as it's popularly known continues to draw an increased number of guests, exhibitors and talent to Dubai from across the world! With an explosion of enthusiasm every year the event celebrates the talent & passion of regional fans & the entertainment industry as the Middle East continues to increase its contribution to the dynamic world stage of film, TV, games and comics. With content that appeals to all ages, nationalities and genders, the MEFCC is committed to not only creating more opportunities for the Middle East's creative and entrepreneurial talent but also providing a platform that crosses cultural boundaries, encourages self-expression and provides an exciting experience for geeks and non-geeks alike!
With an aggressive growth strategy, 2016 will see further expansion of the pop culture scene across the UAE with the 2nd edition of GAMES Middle East, now back at the Dubai World Trade Center, in September, alongside premiere shows The District and ANI:ME in Abu Dhabi, reinforcing The Alliance's reputation as pioneers in entertainment and pop culture events.
"We are extremely grateful to be recognized by our peers and to be considered amongst some of the industry's best event producers," said Ben Caddy, CEO of The Alliance LLC. "And this award is a testament to the unparalleled dedication, professionalism and passion from all of The Alliance team alongside our extended family of partners, suppliers and volunteers," Caddy added. "Our sincere thanks go out to everyone who helped make the MEFCC what it is today including the fans and this award for the 2nd year running is for all of those people who've been on this crazy journey with us," concludes Caddy.
The Middle East Film and Comic Con is the region's largest popular culture festival showcasing Film, TV, Sci-Fi, Animation, Gaming, Manga, Comics, Collectables and more. Fans can meet celebrities, buy exclusive merchandise, take part in creative workshops & competitions, compete in gaming tournaments or just relax with friends and family.