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Getting to Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC)

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ADNEC was established in August 2005 to provide Abu Dhabi with world-class facilities for business and continue to drive the city’s development as a commercial destination. The Company's portfolio currently includes the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the Gulf's largest exhibition centre; ExCeL London, the UK capital's largest exhibition centre; Al Ain Convention Centre, a brand new development in the historic city of Al Ain; Capital Gate, the UAE capital's iconic, gravity-defying tower and a number of hotel projects.

The company's objective is to become the world's leading venue provider to the international exhibitions, conferences and live events industries by providing consistently high standards of venue facilities, management, and client relationships and capitalizing on the synergies which exist within a global venue network.


The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre was opened in February 2007 by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, and hosts over 100 events every year across a wide range of sectors.


Source: Abu Dhabi Digital Government

International Travel

Abu Dhabi International Airport is just 15 minutes from ADNEC. Over 50 international airlines operate a schedule of flights connecting Abu Dhabi to more than 80 destinations in 46 countries across the globe. Metered taxis to ADNEC are readily available outside the arrivals hall.

Local Travel

By Taxi

If you are traveling by taxi from Abu Dhabi Airport, ADNEC is just a 20-minute drive. From Abu Dhabi Corniche, ADNEC is located just 15 minutes away. Abu Dhabi’s taxi network is operated by TransAD. To book a taxi through TransAD call 600 53 53 53. A number of taxis are available from ADNEC at the adjacent Aloft Hotel entrance.

By Bus

ADNEC is serviced by bus numbers 040, 053, and 033 seven days a week.

For more information on bus routes, services and fares please see the Department of Transport website.

By Car

Visitors to ADNEC are welcome to use any of our two on-site car parks, which together can accommodate up to 6,000 vehicles. Our highly trained personnel are on-site 24 hours a day to assist with traffic management whilst a full valet service can also be provided for VIP guests.