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Who Visits?

As the leading defence and maritime event of the region, IDEX & NAVDEX attracts more than 80,000 attendees from across the world and the surrounding regions of the Middle East, Africa and the Asian Subcontinent.

Participants at IDEX & NAVDEX 2017 will have the opportunity to meet and engage with:

Regional Attendees

The central location of the United Arab Emirates within the Middle East attracts visitors from countries of the surrounding regions. These include representatives from each of the GCC (UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia), North Africa and the Asian Subcontinent countries.

Regional Attendees

An International Audience

IDEX & NAVDEX are truly international events and attract visitors from around the world, including officials and decision makers from Asia, Europe, America and Australasia.

An International Audience

Official Delegations

Official Delegations from around the world are invited to attend IDEX, hosted by the UAE Armed Forces. The Official Delegations will attend the opening ceremony and tour the exhibition during their daily individually timetabled visits.

Official Delegations

Senior Attendees

The Official Delegations include individuals and representatives from Defence Ministers, Chiefs of Staff and Army, Navy and Airforce Commanders. Also attending IDEX are local, regional and international high profile visitors and officials from Government, industry and the Armed Forces.

Senior Attendees

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