The exhibition was the biggest edition since its launch in 2010
The exhibition was the biggest edition since its launch in 2010. The total area of the exhibition increased to 22 thousand square metres, a growth rate of 22% compared with the area allocated for the previous edition, which amounted to 18 thousand square metres. The number of new exhibitors doubled to reach 16, in comparison to 8 last year. The number of participating countries have increased by 20%. Event Features increased by 67% to reach 15 features.
This year, SIAL ME witnessed an increase of 10% in the number of UAE exhibition companies that have reached to 76 exhibitors. Additionally, the total space of UAE pavilions increased to 3,373 square metres, which represent growth of 54% compared to the last edition.
Venue Information - Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE
About Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
At ADNEC, we put events at the heart of what we do. We have been in the business of events since our inception in 2005 and here are just some of the reasons why we are the leading event destination in the Middle East.
Situated proudly in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, named the safest city in the world for the past three years, ADNEC is one of the most accessible venues in the world.
ADNEC is just 15 minutes away from the rapidly expanding Abu Dhabi International Airport which serves over 50 airlines and 100 destinations in 46 countries around the globe. It is only 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 90 minutes from Dubai International Airport.
Abu Dhabi is not only a gateway to the Middle East but to the entire MENA region.
Our multi-award winning venue offers organizers of exhibitions, conferences and events an impressive 142,226 square meters of flexible event space.
This abundant space is spread over 12 state-of-the-art, fully interconnected column-free exhibition halls plus an Atrium and Concourse. The venue also boasts a number of outdoor event spaces as well as the stunning Waterfront Quayside. ICC Abu Dhabi can seat up to 6,000 delegates and, with its advanced technology, has staged a number of world-class opening ceremonies as well as live events.
We have four large conference halls plus 21 meeting rooms as well as a grand, purpose-built banquet facility that can seat 700 people in a dinner setting.
ADNEC also features The Hive, its new innovative, award-winning meeting space that offers its clients and partners a creative space to connect, create, and collaborate. Spreading over a 666 square meter area filled with flexible and modular furniture, 80-seat auditorium, and multiple individually themed private meeting rooms.
We are passionate about what we do. Your success is our success and at ADNEC, our teams constantly strive for excellence and work to bring your event vision to life. We are proud to have a 94.7% customer satisfaction score.