Dubai-UAE: 12 December, 2010 – Done Events today announced full live performances by top international artists Amy Winehouse and Pharrell Williams with his band N*E*R*D, and special guest Mike Posner at the 2011 Gulf Bike Week
Thomas Ovesen, Chief Operating Officer, Done Events, said: “What better way to kick off the new year than to present top international artists, all performing for the first time ever for their Middle East fans. Having Pharrell Williams with his band N*E*R*D, Mike Posner and the amazing Amy Winehouse performing over the same weekend is a real scoop and will not only ensure a full house during the Gulf Bike Week event but will also kick off an amazing season of great entertainment in Dubai.”
In addition to the headline acts, Gulf Bike Week 2011 will also incorporate a special Rolling Stone Magazine stage with local and regional bands performing. Visitors can witness exciting stunts at the FMX Stunt Arena; a three-day GCC Motor-X Championship Run; performances of All-Terrain Vehicles in multiple races; live demonstrations at the ATV/UTV Zone; and the Middle East's largest motorbike ride in which over 800 people are expected to participate.
Christopher Hudson, Managing Director, MECOM Forums a Clarion Events Middle East partner, said: “It is a privilege to have such great artists performing during Gulf Bike Week 2011. Their musical talent, charisma and showmanship, electrifies audiences around the world and provides sheer entertainment consistently. Visitors and concertgoers are sure to leave with a memorable experience as these performers are the perfect complement to the adrenaline pumping Gulf Bike Week.”
To be held under the patronage of His Excellency Mohammed Bin Sulayem, FIA Vice-President for Sport and President of the Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE) the Gulf Bike Week is expected to draw in 40,000 visitors.
The Gulf Bike Week 2011 is the Middle East’s only dedicated urban bike festival in the region. In 2010, the Gulf Bike Week attracted over 30,000 enthusiasts as well as over 14,000 concertgoers. In 2011, more than 150 exhibitors and lifestyle brands including Harley Davidson, Suzuki, Honda, KTM, Ducati, BMW, Kawasaki, Victory, Yamaha, Polaris, Pirelli, Ed Hardy, Bauhaus, and Oakley will be participating at the Gulf Bike Week.
About MECOM Forums
MECOM Forums is a Clarion Events Partner with offices in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai. MECOM Forums, a Clarion Events Partner has grown into a highly successful business. In 2009, over 800,000 targeted people visited their 200 exhibitions, conferences and seated events across Britain, Europe, North and South America, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
The business-to-business and business-to-consumer, serve 15 different market sectors that include; Defence, Energy, Construction, Retail, Leisure, Entertainment, Finance and Life Sciences.
Clarion Events employs over 400 people in twelve offices: UK (London Earls Court Exhibition Centre, and Birmingham NEC); Germany (Bielefeld); The Netherlands (Maarsen); South Africa (Cape Town); USA (Connecticut and Reno): Brazil (Sao Paulo); United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai); Singapore and Turkey.
More information on www.mecomforums.com.