INTERNATIONAL DEFENCE EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE (IDEX)
THE INTERNATIONAL DEFENCE EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE (IDEX) IS THE MOST STRATEGICALLY IMPORTANT TRI-SERVICE DEFENCE EXHIBITION IN THE WORLD.
IDEX is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the MENA region demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence. It is a unique platform to establish and strengthen relationships with government departments, businesses and armed forces throughout the region.
Patronage and Organiser
IDEX is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and is organised by ADNEC in association and with the full support of the UAE Armed Forces.
IDEX takes place biennially at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), which is centrally located in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The IDEX exhibition takes over 100% of the state-of-the-art exhibition centre, utilising 133,000sqm of event space.
12 indoor exhibition halls
1100’s of local and international defence manufacturers and contractors will fill over 35,000sqm of exhibition space running through the 12 exhibition halls, the concourse and the atrium.
The outside Capital Plaza features the media centre, exhibition stands, outside displays and exhibitor chalets.
IDEX continues to offer exhibiting companies the opportunity to demonstrate equipment and crafts. Daily choreographed displays will take place on the water and on the purpose-built demonstration track. In addition, exhibiting companies are invited to host private demonstrations of their vehicles and crafts.
NAVAL DEFENCE EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE (NAVDEX)
NAVDEX, the Maritime Security Area features local and international exhibitors who specialise in naval, maritime and coastal security technology, equipment and crafts. Located on the dock edge, NAVDEX also features, on-water exhibits, daily demonstrations and visiting navy vessels. NAVDEX is held alongside IDEX, the International Defence Exhibition and Conference and features a purpose built exhibition hall, ADNEC Marina for visiting naval ships, a pontoon for small crafts, daily water demonstrations and an outdoor display area.
NAVDEX provides a dedicated and focused platform for international naval defence and maritime security companies to showcase their technologies and services to an international audience.
NAVDEX offers exhibitors the unique opportunity to promote the latest in naval, maritime and coastal security technology, equipment and crafts.
OVER 3000 SQ M OF EXHIBITION SPACE
The exhibition hall features local and international exhibitors who specialise in naval, maritime and coastal security technology, equipment’s and crafts.
Prime on-water exhibit space at NAVDEX enables exhibitors to berth their crafts and vessels on the temporary marina pontoons and participate in daily live on-water demonstrations.
VISITING NAVAL VESSELS
International warships will moor alongside the dock edge for the duration of the vent. NAVDEX exhibitors can invite guests aboard these visiting naval vessels and present company equipment and technology which are operational on-board.
LIVE ON-WATER DEMONSTRATIONS
A daily program of live choreographed and exhibitor demonstrations will attract visitors to watch from the dock edge grandstand adjacent to NAVDEX.