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 for its second edition on 16-19th October 2019.

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) successfully launched the show in the UAE capital in October 2018, which was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council.

ADIBS 2019 Key Facts
Boats on Display
Exhibitors & Brands
Partners & Sponsors
Global & Regional Launches
Marina Space
Countries Represented
Attractions & Activities

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.