Visitor FAQ

Conference Enquiries

How much is it to attend the conference?

Prices for the conference sessions vary depending on the organiser (UBM Seatrade or one of our third party partners). Please visit the Agenda page of the event website for more information.

Can visitors to the exhibition attend the conference?

Some of the conference sessions are free to attend and as such, visitors to the exhibition are welcome to pre-register to attend these. Visitors are also welcome to attend paid-for conference sessions at the prevailing rates. Please visit the Agenda page of the event website for more information.

Can I download copies of the speaker presentations?

All speaker presentations will be available to download after the conference. Download links and access information will be sent to all delegates electronically after the event.

General Questions

Will it cost me anything to visit?

Attending the exhibition is free of charge. There are multiple conference sessions taking place throughout the three days of the event and some of these are also free to attend. However there are some conference sessions which you will need to pay for. You can find all of the detail on the Agenda page of the event website.

When is Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East?

25 - 27 September 2017, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

What are the opening hours?

Opening hours for the show will be confirmed nearer the time but they are typically 1000hrs - 1800hrs.

Is the event catalogue free?

The event catalogue is provided to all pre-registered attendees free of charge.

Are there refreshments available on site?

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre has several food and beverage outlets along the atriums of the building for attendees to purchase products from. Inside the SOMWME event halls there are three cafes where refreshments can be purchased and a temporary lunch area where a full buffet lunch can also be purchased.

Hotel & Travel

Are there hotels close to the venue?

There are two hotels located within the boundaries of ADNEC: The Aloft and The Hyatt Capital Gate. Please visit the Travel & Stay page of the event website for more information.

Location & Venue

Is there parking?

Yes. ADNEC has multi-storey car parking for around 6,000 cars. Please visit the Travel & Stay pages of the event website to find out more.

How much is the parking?

Costs can very depending on the location of the parking and the events that are taking place. Please visit the Travel & Stay pages of the event website to find out more.

Can I get to the venue by taxi?

Yes. All official taxi drivers in Abu Dhabi will know how to get to ADNEC.