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IDEX Detailed Event Information For IDEX
IDEX -- Apparel, Security/Safety Eq.
Location/Date: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 02/19/2017 - 02/23/2017
Event Summary:
IDEX is the only international defense exhibition and conference in the Middle East and North African region demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defense. It is a unique platform to establish and strengthen relationships with government departments, businesses and armed forces throughout the region. The exhibition takes over 100% of the state-of-the-art exhibition Centre utilizing 133,000sqm of event space. IDEX 2017 will be the perfect gateway for manufacturers and suppliers to secure new contacts and contracts within the region. The exhibition will bring together the defense industry enabling exhibitors to showcase tri-service defense technology amongst influential decision makers. Textiles are a major component of IDEX 2017, which will showcase everything from clothing to shelters.

In 2015, IDEX hosted over 101,000 attendees from 143 countries and attracted more than 750 national and international journalists from 50 countries to cover the event. IDEX visitors include high-ranking officials from Defense Ministries and Departments, as well as Armies, Navies, and Air Forces of countries worldwide. Defense industry professionals, Chiefs of Police, Coast Guard branches and private security firms throughout the region are also targeted visitors. In 2015, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center hosted over 1,200 exhibitors and thousands of experts from 56 countries.

OTEXA maintains a USA Sample Booth at IDEX 2017 for up to 15 qualified U.S. manufacturers and suppliers of military/defense, industrial, and specialty technical textiles. Participants in this catalog/sample show will receive a package of services, including the collection of leads that will be sent to each company in a spreadsheet after the show, promotion of samples and pre-concurrent and post show publicity.


Contacts:
Mary-Lynn Landgraf, OTEXA
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-7909
Mary-Lynn_Landgraf@ita.doc.gov

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