Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) has won the Best Venue award at the Middle East Event Show (MEES) Awards. The MEES awards gather leaders in the MICE and live events industry to honour outstanding individuals, teams, and companies that have conceptualised and delivered the best event experiences across the region.

Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Group CEO of ADNEC said: “ADNEC's outstanding achievement at the MEES Awards highlights its ongoing commitment to elevating the events industry and cementing Abu Dhabi's position as a leading destination for exhibitions, conferences and events in the Middle East. We are honoured to be recognised by industry peers and experts for our continuous pursuit of excellence in providing state-of-the-art facilities and world-class event experiences.”

ADNEC will continue to contribute to strengthening Abu Dhabi's position as an exceptional global destination by deploying its modern facilities, advanced infrastructure and talented workforce to provide unparalleled experiences for its guests and exhibitors.

Through its commitment to excellence, ADNEC has established itself as a hub for numerous high-profile events, conferences, exhibitions and trade shows, attracting millions of visitors and exhibitors from around the world.

In 2022, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) hosted 11 new exhibitions, some of which were held for the first time in Abu Dhabi and the Middle East, bringing the total number of exhibitions and events hosted by the Centre to 211, an increase of 225% compared to 2021.

Last year, the centre hosted 24 major international conferences, nine of which held for the first time in the Middle East. ADNEC Group also won 10 bids to organise and host prominent international conferences which will be held for the first time in Abu Dhabi and the region, marking a growth of 400% over the previous year.

After receiving this prestigious award, ADNEC Group and its subsidiaries now have a total of 162 international awards.