Gibson Guitar Sponsors Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge
(Gibson | Posted 2007-03-22)
Gibson Guitar announced its sponsorship of the Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge event which will be held on Friday, March 30th, at Ali Albwardy’s luxury equestrian development - the Desert Palm Polo Complex. This event is an extension of the successful Cartier International Polo tournament held annually at the Guards Polo Club, Windsor. The prestigious and glamorous event will include Gibson Guitar as a second year sponsor of the Best Playing Pony Award. Alongside celebrities and polo stars, Gibson Guitar will play an integral part in supporting what is one of the pinnacle events of the season in Dubai. Polo has proven to be an area where music and sports enthusiasts merge. Gibson Guitar continues its global reach through various worldwide events which foster the company’s reputation of Prestige, Quality and Innovation.
“A great tradition, exciting entertainment, an enthusiastic crowd – polo and music have very much in common,” said Henry Juszkiewicz, Chairman and CEO of Gibson Guitar. “We have long been active in every aspect of entertainment and we are looking forward to increasing our involvement in the lifestyle that polo represents.”
Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum will again present the Gibson Guitar best playing pony award.
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