Online registrations open for the 15th IDEX and NAVDEX exhibitions in 2021


Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company (ADNEC) has announced that registration is now open to local and international exhibitors, members of the media and visitors to the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2021), the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 2021), and the International Defence Conference.  

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the exhibitions will run from 21–25 February 2021 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

With both previous exhibitions seeing record turnouts, ADNEC has deployed leading technologies to ensure a fast and convenient registration process for exhibitors, visitors, and media, available at 

IDEX 2021, NAVDEX 2021, and the International Defence Conference are organised by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence and the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces. 

With over 1,300 companies from across the land, air and marine defence sectors expected to exhibit in 2021, the two events will be a key date in the global defence sector’s calendar.  Visitors can access an outstanding showcase of the latest industry developments and technologies alongside excellent opportunities for networking with decision makers, sector experts, and specialists all attending. 

Building on the success of the 2019 edition and its established expertise in business tourism, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company is preparing to deliver a world-leading event in 2021 to the highest standards of health and safety. Registration processes will be fully digital and precautionary measures will be in place across the venue, including thermal scanners at all entrances, sterilization and disinfection operations throughout the day, application of social distancing standards, and the wearing face masks.

About Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC):

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) is part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a diverse portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy.

ADNEC is a leader in managing and developing international strategic centres and was founded with a vision to become the leading destination for popular, high-profile international conferences, exhibitions and congresses in the Middle East and North Africa. It owns and operates the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the largest exhibition venue in the MENA region. 

In addition, ADNEC also includes ExCeL London, Al Ain Convention Centre, Aloft London ExCeL, Aloft Abu Dhabi, Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, ADNEC Services LLC, Capital Hospitality, and IDEX LLC. 

ADNEC Group is working on developing its network of companies and is on a mission to enhance business tourism in Abu Dhabi by creating a platform that enables event organisers to realise their goals of connecting people via world-class events and venues and delivering best-in-class services to exceed stakeholder expectations.