Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX ) is an annual event held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative of Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers’ Club. It brings together thousands of falconers, hunting and equestrian enthusiasts, end users, traders, major buyers, VVIPS and dignitaries from around the world as well as Royal Family of the UAE and other GCC countries.
It is the largest event of its kind in the Middle East and Africa, becoming a prestigious global platform allowing participants to identify distributers and partners, expand their businesses, launch and promote latest products in addition to its key role in promoting and preserving cultural heritage.
The eighteenth edition (ADIHEX 2021), organized by the Emirates Falconers’ Club, will be held from September 27 to October 3, 2021 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center "ADNEC", under the theme "Sustainability and Heritage ... a Reborn Aspiration", to the country’s plans to mark the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, which will glorify the first five decades in the history of UAE and lay the ground for even a brighter future, where continuous successes go hand in hand with creativity in every field.
ADIHEX was initiated by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in Abu Dhabi in 2003. It attracted more than one and a half million visitors throughout its past editions, representing a continuous success story in preserving the environment, sustainable hunting, presenting heritage and enhancing the awareness of youth and younger generations about traditions and the authentic Emirati culture.
The richness and comprehensiveness of ADIHEX is represented through 11 different sectors, including arts and crafts, equestrian, falconry, hunting and safari trips, hunting and camping equipment, hunting weapons, projects to enhance and preserve cultural heritage, outdoor recreational vehicles and equipment, veterinary products and services, Fishing and marine sports equipment, and professional media.