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.
Why You Should Exhibit at IDEX
Position your company as one of the top leaders in defence technologies and solutions.
Add more power to Elementor using our creative elements and make your projects look prettier than ever before.
Get the latest updates on security technology before anyone else.
Showcase your innovative technologies through live demonstrations and product launches.
Benefit from global and local media coverage.
Network with top international and local stakeholders in this space.
The Central Location Of The United Arab Emirates Within The Middle East, And Its Reputation As A Hub On Innovation, Attracts Visitors From Countries Of The Surrounding Regions. These Include Representatives From Each Of The GCC (UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia), North Africa And The Asian Subcontinent Countries. In 2021, 99% Of Visitors Said They Are Likely To Visit IDEX Again In 2023. Meanwhile, Around 57% Of Visitors In 2021 Attended To Keep Up To Date With New Products.
An International Audience
IDEX Is A Truly International Event, Attracting Visitors From Around The World, Including Officials And Decision Makers From Asia, Europe, America And Australasia. In Fact, In 2021, 93% Of Visitors Agreed That IDEX Is An Important Event For Their Business.
Official Delegations From Around The World Are Invited To Attend IDEX, Hosted By The UAE Armed Forces. The Official Delegations Attend The Opening Ceremony And Tour The Exhibition During Their Daily Visits. Over AED 20 Billion Worth Of Deals Were Done By The UAE Armed Forces.
The Official Delegations Include Individuals And Representatives From Defence Ministers, Chiefs Of Staff And Army. Also Attending IDEX Are Local, Regional And International High Profile Visitors And Officials From Government, Industry And The Armed Forces.
Over 1200 companies will exhibit at IDEX 2023: indoors and across the marina on the water and on the dock edge.
Key Highlights From The 2021 Event
The 2021 IDEX edition saw a record in deals worth AED 21 billion, the most in the exhibition’s 27 years of history.
Out of which, 98% said they were satisfied with the precautions taken during the exhibition.
Each displaying the most effective technology from their home ground.
worth of deals signed.
360 service offering to facilitiate your event
Capital Events – previously known as IDEX LLC – was incorporated as a subsidiary of the ADNEC Group in Abu Dhabi on 23 January 2012 following a resolution of the ADNEC board of directors. The purpose of the company is to own and manage ADNEC’s interests in exhibitions.
What have people said about us?
98% OF EXHIBITORS WOULD RECOMMEND IDEX AS A “MUST PARICIPATE” IN THE GLOBAL DEFENCE SHOW
- Position your company to be one of the top leaders in defence technologies and solutions
- Gain access to global leaders, policy and decision makers
- Profile your technologies and projects and meet global defence contractors
- Reach thousands of prime contractors, OEMs and international delegations
- Align your brand to a high profile regional and international event marketing campaign
- Benefit from global media coverage
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WHAT OUR EXHIBITORS THINK OF IDEX
“IDEX is a very, very important show and exhibition for us. It is actually a reflection of our industrial defence capabilities. This growth has been immense, but you know what – If we hadn’t had a platform like IDEX to bring all those technologies together in the beginning and showcase our capabilities, we wouldn’t be here today to talk about the biggest defense industry company in the Middle East and we want to show it here in IDEX.” Homaid Al Shemmari CEO, Mubadala Aerospace and Engineering Service and Chairman of the Board, Emirates Defense Industries Company (EDIC)
“IDEX is the ideal platform for us to look for a new partners in order to grow and develop a product that can be sold abroad and locally” Ali Al Yafei CEO, ADASI
“IDEX brings together key leaders from around the global security and defense industry and provides a platform for us to engage with our most important customers from the Middle East and far beyond.” Robert S. Harward Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin, UAE