The Venue

The Venue

To be held at the attractive location of the ADNEC Marina which includes a 6m deep channel enabling ships of all sizes to berth alongside an extensive purpose-built 31,000m2 show marina. The Marina is served by an exclusive VIP access road and provides public parking at the Show site.


have the choice on whether to exhibit in a semi-permanent 4000m2 air-conditioned structure, take outdoor exhibit space or outside chalet space.

The Show Marina

provides berths of all sizes and the opportunity for boats to be displayed alongside pontoons immediately in front of their stand.

ADIBS 2018

is the newest and largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi.


  • We are delighted to collaborate with British Marine to host a world-class boat show in Abu Dhabi. The event will be a valuable addition to ADNEC growing portfolio of local and international events. It will also support Abu Dhabi’s leisure marine industry through bringing leading international and local companies under one roof.

    ADNEC Group Chief Executive Officer

  • In working alongside ADNEC, British Marine Boat Shows aims to leverage its expertise for ADNEC deliver a highly successful marine event in Abu Dhabi. The UAE is one of the fastest growing markets for leisure crafts and yachts in the world.

    Chief Officer of Boat Shows, British Marine