COVID-19 Measures at EDEX 2021

COVID-19 Measures at EDEX 2021

We're working to make EDEX as safe as possible for everyone

We understand how important it is to make sure that sure that you feel safe to attend a business event, and also that health and safety measures are an absolute priority alongside the economic benefits of attending a trade show. 

Please read the guidelines for EDEX 2021 below and check back to this page for regular updates. All visitors and exhibitors will be informed of these guidelines before the event.

Pre-show / Entry 

In order to enter EDEX 2021, you need to be able to provide one of the following:

Vaccination certificate valid for at least 14 days prior to entering the exhibition

  • COVID-19 vaccination certificates must be issued by an accredited laboratory in the country of issue and linked with a QR code. Vaccinated passengers must have received the full course of either the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V, and Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccines.
  • Certificate can be printed or on a phone/tablet
  • Certificate must be in English or Arabic


Proof of a negative PCR test within the last 72 hours

  • PCR Tests will be accepted from anywhere as long as they are within the last 72 hours.

  • We have partnered with Royal Lab to provide PCR testing facilities outside the venue and at some official hotels (Royal Maxim Place Kempinski & Triumph Plaza) from 27th November

  • The cost of this is 640 EGP
  • If your result is negative you will receive the confirmation as a bracelet:
  • Tests undertaken between Nov 28th and Nov 30th will receive a grey bracelet
  • Tests undertaken between Dec 1st and Dec 3rd will receive a yellow bracelet
  • PCR tests for travel will be printed with a QR code

Booking details:

Location Booking Process Results
Royal Maxim Place Kempinski and Triumph Plaza Either turn up without booking or book online in advance (www.royal-lab.net (Menu/Services/Home visit)) Max 2 hours
All other hotels Book online in advance (www.royal-lab.net (Menu/Services/Home visit)) 6 hours
Venue (Hall 1) Turn up without booking     30 minutes

Please note: Entry requirements for Day 1 (President's Day) may be different and may require all attendees to take a PCR test onsite. As soon as we have confirmation we will update this page.

Onsite / Inside the event

All attendees to EDEX must follow the below guidelines when inside the event:


  • Ensure that acceptable social-distancing is observed and avoid crowding in any areas
  • Ensure that you are wearing a mask/face coverings in all areas of the event.
  • Regularly use the hand sanitisers available at various access points around the event.

Your questions answered...

Please feel free to contact us should you require any further information on the above measures or if you have any questions related to EDEX: enquiries@egyptdefenceexpo.com  

We look forward to welcoming you to EDEX, and we’ll update you on a regular basis with any future developments.