ADNEC: a launchpad for success

Here are just a few reasons why ADNEC is the natural choice for exhibitions.

Ideal for Exhibitions

Just 15 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport, ADNEC offers more than 153,000sqm of indoor and outdoor flexible event space, and 12 interconnected column-free exhibition halls.

Furthermore, the venue boasts 21 meeting rooms and two large conference halls alongside a sophisticated banqueting space and the ICC is ideal for opening ceremonies for up to 6,000 attendees. Large outdoor areas include a Grandstand, Waterfront Quayside and Marina area featuring the brand-new Marina Hall.

Versatile New Marina Hall

Marina Hall offers 10,000sqm of exhibition space – making it the largest hall in the MENA region. It will provide the ability to showcase both on and off the water and offers 700 adjacent parking spaces. The hall can be accessed directly from the main ADNEC venue via a footbridge where participants can benefit from F&B options, business services and a further 6,000 parking spots.

Marina hall

The Campus Approach

Exhibitors and attendees benefit from on-site hotels offering 1,800 rooms, ranging from three to five star, within walking distance and a further 4,209 hotel rooms within a two-mile radius. Furthermore, ADNEC’s enviable location 15 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and only 20 minutes from downtown puts it within easy reach of the city’s 30,000 hotel rooms.


Working in partnership

ADNEC’s comprehensive in-house services combine to offer a seamless end-to-end experience for organisers.

Capital Experience, the venue’s newly launched full-service destination management company offers authentic cultural experiences, more than 100 excursion programmes and spectacular functions. Capital Experience also has arrangements in place to offer exclusive pricing from national carrier Etihad as well as group accommodation booking and ground-handling services.

The experienced teams at ADNEC’s award-winning in-house catering and event production teams Capital Catering + Services pride themselves on working with organisers to ensure a harmonious experience.

In addition to this, ADNEC’s government and protocol department can help navigate the requirements of gaining governmental support and the marketing team can support event promotion via the complimentary marketing package.

Show floor

A Launchpad for Success

ADNEC was home to 11 new exhibitions in 2022 including: World Utilities Congress by dmg events; Roads and Traffic Expo; Middle East Rail by Terrapinn; Middle East Film; Comic Con by Informa Connect, and Global Media Congress by ADNEC Group. Additionally, five new launch shows have already taken place in 2023.

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