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Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC)

Graham Stephenson – Director of Sales
Khaleej Al Arabi Street, PO Box 5546,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 +971 2 406 3919
M:  +971 52 501 2118


Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

Situated in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), part of ADNEC Group, is the largest venue in the MENA region. Offering a total space of 153,678m², across 12 fully interconnected column-free exhibition halls plus an Atrium and Concourse. The venue has outdoor event spaces as well as a Waterfront Quayside with a new, 10,000sqm Marina Hall and can stage major indoor, outdoor and marine events simultaneously.

ADNEC features an ICC that can seat up to 6,000, two conference halls with a total capacity for over 1,600, 21 meeting rooms and a banquet facility for dinners of up to 700.

ADNEC is at the heart of Capital Centre, a purpose built, interconnected event campus only 15 minutes away from the international airport. With six on-site hotels, including two that are connected to the venue via internal walkways, there around 1,800 hotel rooms ranging from three to five stars in easy walking distance. The venue also boasts a range of restaurants, cafes, shops, super-fast free wi-fi and business facilities providing a total event solution.

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.


ExCeL London

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

Capital Events is a leading organiser of some of the Middle East’s and the world’s flagship exhibitions and conferences. Capital Events offers internationally leading event organising capabilities and services to clients and exhibitors choosing to partner with the company.

The company organises events in the defence and security Media, Consumer and food and beverage sectors.

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


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.


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 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. 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 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. Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara is a two hour and fifteen minute drive from ADNEC.



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 was built by ADNEC Group 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 is an award-winning brand and event agency, that works with clients to seamlessly and successfully bring their ideas to life. From initial design strategy to execution, their professional team works to client 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 include; event management, design, brand experience, AV Production, Stand Build, Main contracting, Graphics and Rigging.



Capital Catering + Services, part of ADNEC Group, was established following a landmark acquisition of Etihad Airport Services Catering by ADNEC Group. The integrated catering solutions provider is home to a highly skilled international team of managers and specialists, including a large number of local talent, bringing its diverse, scalable and expert catering solutions to the UAE and across the region, while keeping with the local heritage and traditions of the UAE.

Capital Catering + Services is the exclusive caterer of ADNEC venues in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

Moreover, it is the proud caterer for the national flag carrier of the UAE.


Tourism 365

Tourism 365 is a tourism development company. The company was established in May 2021 to position Abu Dhabi as the region’s foremost destination for tourism and act as the channel through which ADNEC Group’s tourism strategy would be developed and implemented.

Tourism 365 has four subsidiaries: Capital Experience, a full-service destination management company (DMC), Capital Travel, a 360° travel management company, Capital Holidays, a specialised tour operator and Capital Drive, a tourism transportation company. Tourism 365 operates Etihad Holidays, the Etihad Airways subsidiary, part of the Etihad network, taking it from a platform focused on the local market to a fully-fledged tour operator supplying online and traditional travel agencies with Etihad network holiday packages from key source markets.




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