Why Exhibit?

Why Exhibit?

ADIBS 2018 is the newest and largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi.

Why we believe you should exhibit at the
Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) 2018?
ADIBS is owned by and has the total support of the Abu Dhabi Government which is committed to the success of the Show

From Year 1 ADNEC intends to establish ADIBS as one of the key international boat shows in the leisure marine events calendar. The Show will be the largest ever gathering of boats and water-sports in Abu Dhabi which is one of the fastest growing markets in the world
ADIBS has been designed to accommodate your requirements to the best of our ability

ADNEC is proud to host ADIBS at the purpose-built 31,000m2 Marina

The Organising team from ADNEC has an immaculate pedigree with experience in organising some of the most successful exhibitions in the UAE (IDEX and NAVDEX) and previous experience in organising an international boat show. In addition ADIBS is partnered with BMBS (British Marine Boat Shows) who own and run the Southampton and London Boat Shows

$61 bn
Value of the UAE maritime industry
$1 trillion
Be part of ADIBS success now and tap in to $1 trillion market by 2020
Exhibiting companies expected
Boats berthed at the Marina
Planning for 30,000 visitors over 4 days
one of the fastest growing leisure marine markets in the world


  • 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