New Marina Hall opening soon in Abu Dhabi

The largest waterside exhibition hall in the MENA region will open this autumn

Designed for conventions, exhibitions and special events, the new multi-purpose Marina Hall will be a versatile space incorporating activities and showcases both on and off the water. It will open on October 24.

Connected to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) – the largest in the MENA region - via a footbridge, it is easily accessible from Abu Dhabi International Airport and downtown Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi International Boat Show

The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) will be the first show to make use of the new Marina Hall in November. Bringing together the world’s best brands and industry specialists, it will showcase the latest innovations in boating, fishing and water sports. ADIBS attracts 800 visitors and brands from 28 countries and makes use of 42,000 sqm of show space.

A six-metre-deep channel will enable yachts of all sizes to berth alongside the extensive Marina Hall.

“We are delighted to be the first event to showcase ADNEC’s brand new Marina Hall,” says Saeed Al Mansoori, CEO, Capital Events – organiser of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show. “This versatile space adds a new dimension to the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show, allowing us to equally serve all sectors of the marine industry with exhibiting opportunities on and off the water, as well as the waterfront outdoor exhibition spaces, taking advantage of the perfect November UAE weather.

“It offers fantastic flexibility for all of our exhibiting companies to show their products and services in their perfect setting, as well as increasing the ‘wow factor’ for all of our visitors, letting them engage with the very best that the regional marine lifestyle sector has to offer, in world-class surroundings.“


With a 10m ceiling height, the new Marina Hall offers 10,000 sqm of floor space with loading bays and parking for 700.

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