Visitor Information

Visitor Information

Who can attend?

EDEX is only open to visitors who are engaged in legitimate areas of the defence industry; the armed forces, the government, equipment procurement organisations, defence contractors, operators/end-users, educational and research establishments. The general public are NOT allowed at EDEX. Children under 18 years old will NOT be permitted entry either.

معرض إيديكس متاح فقط للزوار المتعلقين في المجالات القانونية والمشروعة لصناعة الدفاع، القوات المسلحة، الموظفين الحكوميين، منظمات شراء المعدات الحربية، مقاولي مجال الدفاع، المشغلين / المستخدمين النهائيين للأجهزة المختصة بالدفاع، المؤسسات التعليمية والبحثية. يحظر الدخول للمعرض للعامة. لا يسمح للأطفال دون سن 18 عامًا بالدخول.
يجب تقديم بطاقة تعريف المهنة وبطاقة الهوية الشخصية عند التسجيل لإثبات هويتك.

Please refer to the Admission Policy here


RW Events have been appointed as Official Accommodation and Travel Partner for EDEX 2018. Click here for more information. 

Opening Times

  Exhibitors & VIPs  Visitors
Monday 3 December  09:00-18:00 12:00-18:00
Tuesday 4 December 09:00-18:00 10:00-18:00
Wednesday 5 December 09:00-17:00  10:00-17:00


All visitors are required to pre-register here

Please bring a print out of your confirmation email, along with photographic ID to collect your badge onsite. There will be registration facilities at Hall 1 & 2.

Please note, entrance to EDEX is free for all visitors. 


Within the EIEC & AICC complex, take advantage of our extensive parking facilities for around 3,500 cars. Please note that visitor parking costs 20EGP per day.

Free outdoor parking areas are located outside the boundary wall, close to the Egypt International Exhibition Centre Gate entrance.

Shuttle buses

Complimentary shuttle buses will run from the following hotels:

  • JW Marriott Mirage City
  • Dusit Thani Lakeview
  • Renaissance Mirage City
  • Intercontinental Citystars
  • Holiday Inn Citystars
  • Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski
Please contact the coordinator at your hotel for more information.


Retage Travel have been appointed as the Official Transportation Partner for EDEX 2018. Retage provide a large variety of limousines to satisfy your needs.

For more information and reservation contact: edex2018@retagetravel.com.

Uber and Careem are also freely available in Cairo. Download either App to your phone to book a taxi.


EDEX 2018 takes place at the brand new Egypt International Exhibition Centre (EIEC).

Venue Address
Egypt International Exhibition Center
New Cairo, 5th settlement
El Moshir Tantawy Axis
Cairo Governorate

Click here for more information.

Visa Regulations

Visitors to Egypt must obtain a visa from one of the Egyptian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries that are eligible for visa on arrival. Visitors must hold passports that are valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival to Egypt.

Visas on arrival are available for passport holders from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Macedonia, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, United States and all European Union citizens.

For more information on visa regulations in Egypt, click here.