Health and Safety Guidelines

VidCon's first priority is the safety and health of our attendees, sponsors, speakers, creators, and staff. We are working closely with our partner - Department of Culture & Tourism - Abu Dhabi, our production partners, and ADNEC to ensure that VidCon Abu Dhabi 2021 will be a vibrant, fun, and educational celebration of online video that is safe for everyone. As such, all attendees will be required to abide by our COVID-19 procedures below, which may evolve as the situation develops and will may include being required to wear face coverings for the duration of the event while on-site, social distancing, and non-invasive temperature checks. Refusal to cooperate with these procedures on-site will result in ejection from the venue without refund. VidCon Abu Dhabi reserves the right to modify and add requirements in its sole discretion. For additional information, please refer to our COVID-19 Policy.

Entry Terms & Conditions

In order to enter ADNEC and participate in the event, ticket holders must comply with all safety and health requirements, particularly those related to COVID-19.  These protocols include proof of full vaccination and a negative PCR COVID-19 test result taken within 96hours of entry, compliance with social distancing rules, and more as required by ADNEC.

For the full details of Adnec entry requirements click HERE

Keep in mind that specific security requirements may change in the period between the ticket purchase and the start of the event. It is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the most current requirements immediately prior to arriving at the event. Ticket purchasers may be informed of new updates to requirements in advance or at the event day.  
Please follow all NCEMA Rules and Regulations and the latest update will need to be complied with.  You can find these on NCEMA Instagram and Twitter.
Current COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions

All attendees under the age of 13 years old need to be accompanied by an adult over 21 years. Children aged 8 and under do not require a ticket.


- Entry allowed if fully vaccinated with green status on the Alhosn App
- Requires a PCR test within 96hours of entry


- Must have green status on Alhosn App and requires PCR test within 96 hours
- Children under 16 years with green status on Alhosn App do not require a vaccine but must have a PCR test within 96 hours


- Anyone that has not been vaccinated and does not have exemption is prohibited from entry
- Those with grey status on Alhosn App


- Face masks are a mandatory requirement for anyone over the age of 2 years old
- No storage will be provided for strollers and bags of any size

Travelling to Abu Dhabi

For the most up to date information about travel to Abu Dhabi, either domestically or internationally please read the information on the Visit Abu Dhabi site.  Please note that the rules can change quickly so we advise that you check the page regularly.