The Venue

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Welcome to Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre,
the perfect venue for a boat show


In addition to this ADNEC has its very own purpose built marina in an easily accessible location situated along Khaleej Al Arabi Street which will be the host venue for the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show.

In the heart of Abu Dhabi, ADNEC boasts 1 million square feet of multi-purposes events space.


About ADNEC Marina:

  • 31,000m2 marina
  • 6 metre deep channel allowing for yachts of all sizes
  • Exclusive VIP access road
  • On-site public parking

The ADNEC marina location has capacity for a large number of boats with 75 expected to be berthed at the show in 2018.


  • 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