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Useful Information

Useful Information

When: 21-23 March 2022

Where: Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), Doha, Qatar

Opening Times: 

Monday, March 21, 2022: 11:30 - 17:00

Tuesday, March 22, 2022: 09:00 - 17:00

Wednesday, March 23, 2022: 09:00 - 17:00

Event Programme: Click Here

Access Rules: Click Here

Main Events


Following the DIMDEX 2022 theme ‘Connecting the World’s Maritime Defence and Security Community’, visitors will see the latest industry trends and solutions in product innovations, research and development, education and training, simulation technologies, maintenance, repair and overhaul, and precision guided munitions for naval, land and air forces. 

Middle East Naval Commanders Conference (MENC)

When: Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 13:30 - 17:00

Where: Al Mayassa Theatre, Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)

Registration Fees: Complimentary

More about MENC: Click Here

Visiting Warships Display

Visiting Warships from international navies will be berthed at Hamad Port throughout the three days of DIMDEX 2022. Visiting is only open for visitors on days 2 & 3 of the event, as per the below timings. 

Timings for Visits by Public:

Tuesday, March 22, 2022: 09:30 - 17:00

Wednesday, March 23, 2022: 09:30 - 17:00

Day 1 is limited to invitees for the Warship Opening and Media

Registration Required:


Registration forms are available at warship registration counter located at hall 4.

Transportation Services from QNCC to Hamad Port:

Shuttle buses are available from QNCC to Hamad Port and is free of charge for all registered DIMDEX visitors.

Schedule of shuttle buses is available at Service Counters.

Only authorised cars will be allowed access into Hamad Port.

Visitors aged below 18 are not allowed.

Plan your Trip

Travel and Accommodation: 
More details about Official and Partner Hotels for DIMDEX 2022. Click Here


More details about Official Travel Agent for DIMDEX 2020


Further information on entry visas to Qatar. Click Here


Transportation services are available via Mowasalat taxis known as “Karwa”. Bookings can be made while onsite (at QNCC) by visiting the service counter of Hall 4 or via the Karwa App or Hotline: +974 4458 8888

Karwa are also available in all parts of Doha and can be hailed from the side of the road, booked in advance or found at taxi stands at the airport and at various locations around the city. We advise visitors to use registered taxi vehicles only.


QNCC is accessible via the Metro Green Line service. Exit at the Qatar National Library Metro Station and proceed to walk for (0.75km) approximately 11 minutes to the main QNCC building. A single journey ticket costs QAR 2 for Standard card holders (including Family Class), while a day pass costs QAR 6. Tickets can be purchased across all Qatar Metro stations.

Stay tuned for updates on the upcoming complimentary metro link bus service that will connect the station with QNCC: https://www.qr.com.qa/metrolink

If you would like to learn more about Doha metro and its services, please visit the Qatar Rail’s website. https://www.qr.com.qa/home , or download their application “Qatar Rail”, available on both IOS and Android!

Onsite Services

Information Points located in the main foyer between, hall 3 & 4 as well as hall 7 & 8.

Credit Cards

Major credit cards are widely accepted in Qatar. All international banks are represented. Most shops, hotels and restaurants accept international credit cards. ATM facilities can be found at QNCC.

First Aid Service

In the case of injury or sickness, please visit service counter number 6 for medical assistance.

Prayer Rooms

The male and female prayer rooms are located on Level 1 of the QNCC.


Free parking is available at the QNCC.


Free WIFI is available throughout the venue.

Food & Drink 

A café serving light refreshments and snacks is located in the central foyer on Level 1.

Shuttle Buses

Shuttle buses will operate between QNCC and Hamad Port. 

Timetables available at Service desks.