Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre is a multi-award winning venue offering organisers of exhibitions, conferences and events outstanding facilities spread over a total space of 142,226 square metres.

This includes versatile spaces suitable for medium to large scale conferences of up to 6,000 people, 12 exhibition halls, a stunning banqueting facility, as well as outdoor space which includes a grandstand and an impressive Marina. A complete venue solution, ADNEC also boasts a range of restaurants, cafés, shops, business facilities such as airport check-in and six on-site hotels offering c.1,800 rooms.


Situated proudly in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, named the safest city in the world for the past three years, ADNEC is one of the most accessible venues in the world.

ADNEC is just 15 minutes away from the rapidly expanding Abu Dhabi International Airport which serves over 50 airlines and 100 destinations in 46 countries around the globe. It is only 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 90 minutes from Dubai International Airport.

Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003. Since then, Etihad’s expansion has been dramatic and the airline flies to 44 international destinations across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

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Visitors to ADNEC are welcome to use any of our two on-site car parks, which together can accommodate up to 6,000 vehicles. Our highly trained personnel are on-site 24 hours a day to assist with traffic management whilst a full valet service can also be provided for VIP guests.

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If you are travelling by taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport, ADNEC is just a 20 minute drive. From Abu Dhabi Corniche, ADNEC is located just 15 minutes away Abu Dhabi’s taxi network is operated by TransAD. A number of taxis are available from ADNEC at the adjacent Aloft Hotel entrance.

ADNEC is also serviced by bus number 040, seven days a week. For more information on bus routes, services and fares please see the Department of Transport website.


Required by all, except GCC nationals (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman).

Citizens of certain countries are eligible for a free of charge visa on arrival, please visit the UAE Government website for more information.