IDEX is the only leading 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.
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 the Capital Events 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.
On the whole, the organisers welcomed on the 5 days of the fair, from 19. February to 23. In February 2017, about 1235 exhibitors from 57 countries and 105000 visitors from 142 countries on the IDEX in Abu Dhabi.
International Attendees (do not have UAE residence permit)
UAE Residents Attendees
Those who are unvaccinated against covid-19
Those who are vaccinated against covid-19