Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC)
Graham Stephenson – Director of Sales
Khaleej Al Arabi Street, PO Box 5546, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate
+971 2 406 3919
M: +971 52 501 2118
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
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, in addition to ‘The HIVE’ the creative meeting spaces and engaging environment, 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, and its exceptional location where it is 15 minutes away from Abu Dhabi international Airport, in addition to six on-site hotels offering 1,800 rooms. As well as superlative facilities and services, ADNEC also has in-house services from its own award-winning caterer, Capital Hospitality, and logistics arm ADNEC Services to provide a turnkey solution to both organisers and exhibitors.
Al Ain Convention Centre
Al Ain Convention Centre hosts some of the leading business and consumer events. From the methodical to the magical, there is no better platform in Al Ain to set your imagination free and deliver lasting memories for all those involved. Featuring a unique architectural design in harmony with the city’s heritage, Al Ain Convention Centre provides exceptional venue facilities for exhibitions, conferences, weddings, as well as other special events. Located in the heart of Al Ain city, the convention centre is a dedicated state-of-the-art venue that offers organisers a total space of 20,000 square metres. Al Ain Convention Centre delivers comprehensive, innovative, and high quality services, perfect for staging any type of event.
London’s largest international exhibition and convention centre, ExCeL London, was acquired by ADNEC in 2008. The 100,000 square metre venue includes the UK Capital’s only International Convention Centre, ICC London, which includes the UK’s largest fully-flexible auditorium for up to 7,000 delegates. ExCeL also boasts London’s largest banqueting hall for up to 3,000 guests, as well as conference facilities which can accommodate 50 to 1,200 delegates.
Capital Events is a leading organiser of some of the Middle East’s and the world’s flagship exhibitions and conferences. Part of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company Group (ADNEC), and based out of the capital of the UAE, Capital Events offers internationally leading event organising capabilities and services to clients and exhibitors choosing to partner with the company.
Among the events which the company organises are the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX), the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX), the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX) and the Simulation and Training Exhibition and Conference (SimTEX), the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi), SIAL Middle East (SIAL ME), the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition, Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) and the Global Media Congress (GMC).
As a regional industry leader, Capital Events fosters commercial relationships and cultural exchange to enable future business possibility, alongside supporting the growth of Abu Dhabi as a global centre for business tourism
ANdAZ CAPITAL GATE HOTEL - ABU DHABI
Located in the iconic Capital Gate tower, the five star ANdAZ Capital Gate hotel provides 188 rooms and unsurpassed views of the city and coastline. It was the first ANdAZ hotel in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The on-site hotel is directly connected to ADNEC.
ALOFT ABU DHABI HOTEL
Owned by ADNEC Group and operated by Marriott International, Aloft Abu Dhabi is the largest Aloft hotel in Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. The four star hotel offers 408 rooms over 12-storeys and is connected to ADNEC by internal walkways.
ANANTARA SIR BANI YAS ISLAND
Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island provides three distinct hotels on an island off the coastline of the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Turquoise ocean and teaming wildlife are the view outside of the 124 villas, suites, and rooms available on the Island. The resort was voted as the 10th best resort in the Middle East by the Conde Nast Awards 2020.
Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island is a two hour and fifteen minute drive from ADNEC, with a 25 minute boat ride to the island. Flights are also available from Abu Dhabi to Sir Bani Yas Island.
QASR AL SARAB DESERT RESORT BY ANANTARA
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is situated in the towering dunes of the Empty Quarter in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The resort provides 205 exclusive rooms, suites, and villas, surrounded by stunning landscape and defined by iconic Arabian hospitality. The resort has been voted the number one resort in the Middle East in 2020 and number 26 globally by Conde Nast Awards. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is a two hour and fifteen minute drive from ADNEC.
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON - LONDON EXCEL
DoubleTree By Hilton London Excel was acquired by ADNEC in 2021, and is the sixth addition to the company’s hotel portfolio. Situated next to ExCeL London, the awardwinning exhibition centre in the UK capital, DoubleTree By Hilton Excel London contains 287 rooms and lies on the banks of the Royal Docks, near Canary Wharf.
ALOFT LONDON EXCEL
In 2011, ExCeL London opened the UK’s first Starwood Aloft hotel. Aloft London ExCeL was built by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company and is linked to the ICC London ExCeL. The four-star, 252 room hotel is located right next to the Prince Regent DLR station and is just minutes away from London City Airport, Canary Wharf, and more.
ADNEC SERVICES LLC
ADNEC Services is a fully integrated business unit of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC). A leading brand and event agency, ADNEC Services works with clients to seamlessly and successfully bring their ideas to life. From initial design strategy to execution, their professional team works to clients’ objectives, audience and communication strategy to deliver authentic engagement and real-world results.
ADNEC Services offers organisers, event planners and exhibitors a wide range of customised turnkey solutions which includes; events management, Design, brand experience, Audio Visual Production, Stand Build, Main contracting, Graphics and Rigging.
Capital Hospitality is a premier hospitality service provider, part of Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC). Capital Hospitality provides sensational cuisine, seamless planning and design for gatherings. From the beginning, the company embraced the philosophy of making a special extra effort in everything they deliver. They aim to go beyond the expected and that is the reason they have emerged as a prominent player in the catering industry of the UAE. Whether it is a wedding, a milestone, a celebration, or an intimate gathering, the company will truly make that extra effort to render any event memorable, masterful, and delicious.
This is the ethos of Capital Hospitality, and their team of experts is dedicated to making sure every detail is carefully organised so that any event turns into a splendid and celebrated gathering. Capital Hospitality offers custom menus backed by a unique bespoke catering experience, brought to life by impassioned professionals who are passionate about what they do.
Tourism 365 was launched by ADNEC Group in 2021 to generate experiential travel opportunities for tourists coming to Abu Dhabi. The company enhances Abu Dhabi’s regional and global positioning across the wider tourism sector. It is formed of two subsidiaries: Capital Experience and Capital Travel.
Capital Experience is a subsidiary of Tourism 365, and is a high-quality destination management company. It works to ensure premium experiential travel opportunities for tourists among the Middle East and the world.
Capital Travel is a travel solutions provider in the Emirates, and it has been established to fulfill the travel industry vision of ADNEC Group. The company aims to serve individual customers, and government and corporate companies through inbound and outbound travel management services using its solid relationships with partners worldwide.