Who We Are

Founded in 2005, Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company is made up of Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Al Ain Convention Centre, ExCeL London, Capital Centre, Capital Gate, Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi, Aloft Abu Dhabi, Aloft London ExCeL and IDEX LLC.

Our Vision

To be the most successful exhibition, conference and events centre in the region

Our Mission

  • To increase business tourism for Abu Dhabi
  • To raise the Emirate’s regional and international profile through hosting major exhibitions and conferences
  • To create an exciting and diverse calendar of entertainment, cultural and sports events that deliver memorable experiences

Our Values

In 2011, ADNEC defined four core company values which all ADNEC employees are empowered to uphold and bring to life. These four values shape the culture of ADNEC.

People First

People First

  • Quite simply a company is its people
  • We believe in sustainable growth and Emiratisation
  • We’re dedicated to attracting and nurturing the best talent
  • We maintain a collaborative, engaging and creative environment in which our people can thrive and grow

Strive for Excellence

Strive for Excellence

  • We’re focused on finding solutions and implementing suggestions
  • Our commitment to growing the company is driven by our passion for excellence and enthusiasm to develop new ideas
  • We have an unfaltering dedication to be the preferred venue choice in the region

Embrace Opportunity

Innovation and Creativity

  • For our clients and stakeholders, we create opportunity by remaining agile and responsive to their needs
  • We’re focused on finding solutions and implementing suggestions
  • We work in an environment driven by continuous improvement
  • We remain flexible and challenge our way of doing business to become better at what we do



  • We act with integrity and value all our people, partners and clients
  • We are accountable for our actions and always behave in an honest and trustworthy way
  • We communicate with positive intent and actively listen for understanding

Our Strategic Goals

To achieve our vision, ADNEC has identified the following strategic goals and long term aspirations:

  • Create long  term economic and social value to Abu Dhabi by contributing to business tourism growth  and development
  • Make ADNEC financially viable
  • Deliver operational excellence across the company
  • Develop strategic partnerships to help attract major exhibitions, conferences and events
  • Exceed customer needs
  • Position ADNEC as a leading exhibition, conference and events centre in the region
  • Develop a learning organisation