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27 September 2010

Annual conference a strong platform to highlight company’s tailor-made services for experience centres

Dubai based MTE Studios, a consultancy firm well known for their turnkey themed projects and world-class installations in science centres and museum galleries worldwide is set to create awareness of the company’s travelling exhibitions and activity zones at the upcoming ‘ASTC 2010 Annual Conference’, which will run from October 2-5, 2010 in Honolulu – Hawaii. The team will be available at Booth 527 at the event.

“The conference gives us an excellent platform to create awareness for our ‘Sultans of Science’ exhibition and provides museums and science center professionals from across the globe with an intimate forum to exchange ideas and discuss the industry’s leading issues,” said Ludo Verheyen, CEO, MTE Studios.

MTE Studios is known worldwide for their global travelling exhibition, ‘Sultans of Science’, which has been to various venues in countries that include the United States, South Africa and Canada.

Researched and manufactured by MTE Studios, the exhibition celebrates the contribution of Arab and Muslim scholars to science and technology during the first Golden Age of the Islamic World and the influence of their discoveries and inventions in contemporary society. The exhibition covers Arab and Muslim scientific endeavours in architecture, arts, astronomy, engineering, exploration, flight, mathematics, medicine and optics.

MTE Studios, creators of ‘1000 Years of Knowledge Rediscovered’ permanent exhibition on display within the Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai also played a major role in the research, design, manufacture and installation of numerous interactive exhibits at the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey and recently delivered a turnkey science museum for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia that included numerous interactive exhibits, an object theatre and state of the art AV and lighting installations.

“Our in-house experts provide turn-key creative and responsive solutions plus our extensive resources, expert skills and interdisciplinary experience give us an edge over the competitors to deliver turnkey museums. MTE Studios assists cultural institutions, museums and science centres to understand their audiences and make the right business decisions. We provide detailed analysis and advice tailor-made for the client’s requirements and capabilities. Our participation at ASTC 2010 will give us an opportunity to present our expertise to key industry professionals,” concluded Verheyen.

With the theme Ho’okele –To Navigate, the Annual Conference, will have 100 conference sessions, participants are challenged to explore ways of making science centers more essential to their communities. There’s an exciting, high-energy atmosphere at the Annual Conference, plus a great lineup of dynamic events, thought-provoking sessions on timely issues and challenges, field-relevant exhibits, networking opportunities with colleagues and vendors.
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Image 01: Ludo Verheyen, CEO, MTE Studios

Press release issued on behalf of MTE Studios FZ LLC. For further information, please contact Shereen Shabnam on 0507690087/0504828177 or shereen@mtestudios.com/ pr@mtestudios.com

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About ‘Sultans of Science’:

‘Sultans of Science’ is a global travelling exhibition celebrating the contribution of Muslim Scholars in Science and Technology during the Golden Age of the Islamic World and the influence their inventions and contributions has towards modern society. Focused on increasing knowledge and understanding of these invaluable contributions, ‘Sultans of Science’ has been created as a global traveling exhibition in order to enable its message to be far reaching through science centers and museums around the world.

The content features interactive displays with information on inventions, innovations and discoveries covering a broad spectrum of science topics such as astronomy, mathematics, medicine, optics amongst others, which were ahead of its time.

About MTE Studios:

MTE Studios is a specialized consultancy firm focused on themed architecture and interactive learning experiences. The firm designs, prototypes and manufactures inspiring interactive exhibits for science centers, museums, shopping malls and corporate environments.
MTE Studios translates unique residential, commercial, educational and leisure projects into stimulating lifescapes. Its scope of services ranges from creating a storyline, concept and detail design, documentation, project management and art direction during construction. MTE’s portfolio of completed projects includes museums, shopping malls, theme parks, FEC’s and residential developments.

With offices in Dubai, UAE and Cape Town, South Africa, MTE Studios has an interdisciplinary team of over 50 specialists, including architects, art directors, artists, engineers and interactive designers from over 12 countries. Visit http://www.mtestudios.com for more information.