Abu Dhabi International Boat Show

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) will return to bring the latest in luxury yachting, leisure marine and fishing to ADNEC Marina on 16-19 October 2019. Join us at this year’s event to discover the latest, accessible, affordable and flexible ways to enjoy boating and watersports with a whole range of opportunities to get out on the water at the Show. You will also find 350+ global marine brands as well as wide variety of boats on our purpose-built Show marina.

Lots of fun activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy!

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) successfully launched the Show in the UAE capital in October 2018.

About The Show

The boat show is unique to Abu Dhabi and the region; it caters for all marine industry professionals and the whole family seeking a great day out or weekend.


The Show will provide a world-class platform for UAE and international companies from the leisure marine industry to display, discuss and demonstrate their products and services to a relevant and unique buying audience.

Why Exhibit?

Planning to attract over 25,000 visitors over the 4 days with more than 350 international, and local exhibitors.

Many Reasons to Exhibit

Be part of this highly anticipated marine festival that is synonymous with the Abu Dhabi culture and way of life. Catering to all marine enthusiasts from the local expat family community right up to the ultra-wealthy VIP clientele; offering our exhibitors the right platform to gain direct access to these lucrative buyers.

The venue

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

World Class Venue

To be held at the attractive location of the ADNEC Marina which includes a 6m deep channel enabling yachts of all sizes to berth alongside an extensive purpose-built 31,000m2 show marina.

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has played host and supporting partner to major events including the Volvo Ocean Race, Red Bull Air Race, Abu Dhabi Sailing Regatta and many more.


Marine leisure is expected to play an increasingly key role in advancing Abu Dhabi’s tourism growth. This is a very natural lifestyle as Abu Dhabi is blessed with over 400 km of coastline, over 200 islands and a rich marine life.