Under the patronage of his highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.
IDEX continues to benefit an increasing number of international decision-makers from within the defence industry, governments, armed forces and military personnel. IDEX is the premier platform which will position your organisation as an industry leader, grant access to global leaders, policy and decision makers, extend your reach to thousands of prime contractors, OEMs and international delegations and deliver global media coverage.
Video Demonstration to get to IDEX & NAVDEX 2023
The 30th edition of IDEX & NAVDEX features the inaugural IDEX & NAVDEX Talks – a series of free to attend engaging sessions held over 3 event days. Taking place right at the heart of the exhibition (The HIVE), IDEX Talks will bring together key thought leaders, policy makers, influencers, researchers, and futurists for vital discussions on the most innovative products, technologies & solutions for securing our future.
Our industry expert speakers will share insight on how disruptive technologies are enabling faster decision-making processes, increasing organizational agility, and enabling a more inclusive sector.
is the number of participants in 2019
is the increase in participants over 30 years
International companies participating have risen by
National companies participating have increased by
National companies participating rose from 22 companies in the first edition to 144 companies in the 2021 edition
More than 1,110 international companies participated in the 2019 edition
More than 13,500 exhibitors have participated in the activities of IDEX in the past 30 years
An increase in the volume
of commercial deals by 945%
between 2007 and 2021
dirhams of commercial deals in the 2021 edition
What have people said about us?
IDEX continues to attract a growing wealth of international decision-makers from within the defence industry, alongside key representatives from governments, armed forces and the key military personnel. Strong representation from GCC and MENA countries make IDEX the prime platform to reach such important audience.
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