The festival will mark the first visit of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers to the UAE
The annual shopping festival, running from January 1- February 1, is celebrating its 20th edition this year.
Christie’s will not be taking an equity stake in the new affiliate but will provide marketing and PR support.
Backers hope the pieces, once returned to Abu Dhabi, will help create a cultural hub in the Gulf Arab state.
The 140 art works auctioned during the event in March raised over $10.6 million, up 65 per cent from last year, said Christie’s.
The book suggests that 21st century challenges have forced businesses to rethink their long-term strategies and produce sustainable solutions.