Preparations for IDEX 2021 and NAVDEX 2021 are complete, organizers have said.
According to the organizing committee, both exhibitions and the accompanying conference will be held on schedule, without disruption. The events have generated an enthusiastic response from companies and delegations alike, the organizers said.
IDEX an NAVDEX will take place from Feb. 21-25 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The International Defence Conference will take place on Feb. 20 at the ADNOC Business Center. Precautionary and preventive measures will be put in place to ensure the safety of visitors and participants, in accordance with the highest global health and safety standards, organizers said.
The events are being organized by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence and the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces. The events showcase the latest developments, technologies and innovations in the defence industry and support the development of the national defence sector.
Official invitations have been sent to exhibitors and conference delegates and that confirmation of participation has been received from many official delegations from countries all over the world, in addition to decision-makers, experts and specialists from across the sector.
To facilitate exhibitors and visitors’ participation, a wide range of processes are being implemented. Additionally, a set of precautionary and preventive measures have been developed to ensure the health, well-being, and security of visitors and participants, in cooperation with ADNEC and all relevant authorities.
The Naval Organizing Committee of NAVDEX confirmed that a large number of naval vessels and boats from countries around the world will arrive in February, to be displayed at the ADNEC Marina during the exhibition. The committee is currently finalizing plans to launch a number of new naval vessels during the exhibition.
The Organizing Committee of the International Defence Conference 2021 stated that it has completed the final list of conference speakers and participants to accompany IDEX and NAVDEX. The conference will be held as a hybrid event for the first time, bringing together experts and specialists from all over the world at the ADNOC Business Center and on-line.
Thermal scanners will be set at all entrances of the events, the organizers said. Fogging machines will be used throughout the day for sanitization and disinfection of the venue. All visitors and participants will be required to have a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test. In addition, social distancing measures and the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) will be mandatory across facilities.
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