SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition 29 - 31 Jan 2018 Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi , UAE


Why Participate

Participating in the SPE/IADC Drilling Conference and Exhibition, through exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising, offers a first-rate way of raising your company’s profile within the international drilling market and creating greater awareness of your brand.

Take advantage of this opportunity to promote new and existing products and services to key professionals in the industry. Being part of this renowned event allows you to:

  • Share your company’s expertise with a targeted group of experts
  • Showcase your advanced technologies, valuable services and unique expertise
  • Personally interact with potential and current customers
  • Connect with some of the world’s most renowned figures in the drilling and completions field
  • Forge new business relationships and reinforce previous ones
  • Acquire valuable sales leads and customer feedback
  • Close deals on the spot
  • Expand your markets by identifying new potential customers, suppliers, and partners.

How Your Support Impacts the Industry

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) are not-for-profit organisations. Income from this event will be invested back into the organisations to support other educational programmes. When you exhibit, sponsor or advertise, you help provide even more opportunities for industry professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence.

What Will You Receive

  • Maximum traffic to the exhibition area as a result of strategic floor plan design and layout.
  • High traffic and networking opportunities promoted by hosting all events under one roof (the exhibition, conference, registration, and all additional social functions)
  • Free listing in the onsite conference website, programme and exhibit guide, plus a chance to advertise at a discounted rate. The programme will be distributed to all conference attendees and business visitors
  • Complimentary invitations for customers, suppliers, and contacts to attend the exhibition

How to Exhibit

  • Review the exhibition information carefully.
  • Select two (2) preferred booth locations from the exhibit floor plan. (For the latest floor plan, please contact Taghreed Khallaf.)
  • Complete and return your Exhibitor Application Form and Exhibitor Terms and Conditions Contract to Taghreed Khallaf.

Booth Packages and Cost of Participation


USD 600 per m2


  • 4 Exhibitor passes* for 18m2
  • 100 Visitor invitations for 18m2

Technical Specifications

  • Only marked-up space provided
  • Minimum space to be booked is 18m2
  • Construction of a modular stand is not included
  • Electrical power supply needs to be ordered additionally


USD 650 per m2


  • 2 Exhibitor passes* for 9m2
  • 50 Visitor invitations for 9m2

Technical Specifications

  • Modular aluminum system structure with white infill panels 2.5 meter high
  • Blue fascia board with exhibitor name and stand number
  • Wall to wall standard carpet
  • 3 spotlights
  • 1 single square socket (3 pins)


USD 700 per m2


  • 3 Exhibitor passes* for 9m2
  • 100 Visitor invitations for 9m2

Technical Specifications

  • Free standing octanorm structure with white infill panels 2.5 meter high
  • 3 meter high custom pylon with vinyl graphics
  • Blue fascia board with exhibitor name and stand number
  • 1 curved counter with graphics
  • 1 brochure rack
  • 1 meeting table
  • 2 chairs
  • 1 waste bin
  • Wall to wall standard carpet
  • 3 spotlights
  • 1 single square socket (3 pins)

*Exhibitor pass includes access to the exhibition, Opening Ceremony, Executive Plenary Session, ePoster Sessions, Luncheons, Welcome Reception (if applicable), Coffee Breaks, and all Networking Activities onsite.

Please note that:

  • Space is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, hence early booking is recommended.
  • Payment of 100% of the total cost of exhibition space will be due on or before 30 days from the invoice date.
  • Approximately two (2) months prior to the exhibition, you will receive an Exhibitor Services Manual. You will also receive shipping, travel, and hotel information.

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