ExCeL, the 10-year-old exhibition center near London’s burgeoning Canary Wharf financial district, was missing one key piece to make it complete: conference space. That changed in June 2010, when the International Convention Centre expansion officially opened. ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Co.), which bought ExCeL in 2008, funded the $250 million expansion. ADNEC chairman His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan joined London’s charismatic mayor, Boris ...

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