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Middle East Film & Comic Con 2022

Comics, Films | English | 10hrs | Age All age groups

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04 Mar, 2022 Onwards Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre: Abu Dhabi | AED. 115 Onwards
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Exhibition Timings –

  • Friday, 4th. March – 3 PM to 10 PM 
  • Saturday, 5th March – 12 noon to 10 PM
  • Sunday, 6th. March – 12 noon to 9 PM

Geek Your Heart Out at Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC)! 

Marvel, DC and Sci-Fi fans rejoice! The region’s largest popular culture festival, Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC), is set to return for its ninth regional edition from 4 – 6 March 2022 at its new home in Abu Dhabi (ADNEC Halls 8 & 9), supported by The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.


Grab Your Cape for a Fun Weekend with Family & Friends

From millennials to Gen Zs, MEFCC is a household event that everyone from the alphabet soup of generations eagerly awaits. Also featuring an outdoor festival arena with food trucks and a main stage, MEFCC is an exciting festival for families and friends to meet their favourite celebrities & artists, indulge in the gaming zone, join cosplay parades, watch entertainment acts from Anime bands to alternative rock groups, and everything in between!


Nathalie Emmanuel, known for her roles in HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones and in the Fast & Furious film Furious 7, is the first of a host of international A-listers from the silver screen and streaming services including Netflix that will gather for VIP meet and greets, insightful talks, interviews, and other thrilling event activations.

Previous editions have seen the likes of Jason Momoa, Zachary Levi, Benedict Wong, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ezra Miller, Iwan Rheon, Tara Strong, Seth Green, Gillian Anderson and William Shatner flown in for the event and 2022 is set to be the best yet with more announcements in the pipeline.


Timings

  • Friday, 4th. March – 3 PM to 10 PM (Super VIP Early access from 2 PM)
  • Saturday, 5th March – 12 noon to 10 PM
  • Sunday, 6th. March – 12 noon to 9 PM


Event Safety

MEFCC  will be organized in accordance with Informa AllSecure health and safety standard. As the world’s leading event’s organizer, Informa has developed a detailed set of precautionary measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene and safety. These measures include the guidelines approved by Abu Dhabi Executive Office such as mandatory face masks and social distancing.


Standard entry pass includes access to: 

  • MEFCC Theatre - Catch exclusive trailers, celebrity and industry panels, screenings and Q&As 

  • Gaming Zone Powered by GamesCon – Play in tournaments and test out the latest software and games 

  • Mainstage – Watch live music, cosplay contest, DJ sets, and a variety of geek-themed entertainment 

  • Artist Alley – Get personalized commissions from a selection of world-famous international artists, as well as over 200 regional artists

  • Workshops – From cosplay tutorials to sessions in art, creativity, and animation you can learn from the industry experts 

  • Exhibition Hall – Shop from several brands and retailers, showcasing the latest merchandise, limited edition and exclusive collectibles, and larger-than-life activations and experiences


Entry Requirements for ADNEC / Covid-19 regulations:

For the latest updates please refer to https://adnec.ae/entry-requirements

Citizens and Residents

  • Must be vaccinated - all citizens and residents require a minimum of 2 Covid-19 shots taken in UAE. For attendees above 18, a booster shot is mandatory if the second shot was taken more than 6 months prior
  • Negative PCR test valid for no more than 96 hours and conducted in the UAE.
  • Green pass on Al Hosn App


International participants who are not vaccinated

  • Present a negative PCR test valid for no more than 48 hours and conducted in the UAE.
  • Present their passport and visa as well at the entrance.


International participants who are vaccinated

  • Present a negative PCR test valid for no more than 96 hours and conducted in the UAE.
  • A vaccination certificate


*PLEASE NOTE* That the above requirements are subject to change. We encourage you to visit the ADNEC website for the latest information

FAQs:

When will I receive the E-ticket? 

  • You will receive an instant E-ticket upon booking the event. 
  • The E-ticket with the QR Code should be printed and carried to the venue for entry. 


Are there provisions for buying food and beverages at the venue?

Yes, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be available on site


How do I gain entry to the show?

Please carry a clear printout of your E-ticket containing the QR Code for entry. Entry will be given upon scanning the QR Code at the gate to validate the ticket. If you are producing the ticket on your mobile device, we advise you to make sure you have downloaded the ticket in advance and saved it, to avoid any network connectivity issues.


Is there parking at the venue?

Yes


What are the age restrictions that apply?

  • Every attendee needs to have a valid ticket and there are no child tickets. Persons below 12 years’ age will need to be accompanied by an adult carrying a valid ticket. 
  • Alcohol will not be served to persons below the legal drinking age of 21. We advise patrons to carry an age proof to the venue.


Where can I reach out for help?

You enquire on our UAE helpline number 042468829 (from within UAE) +971-4-2468829 (from outside UAE) or write to [email protected] 

Ticket Categories and Inclusions

  • 1 Day Pass
  • Includes general access to only the chosen date and cannot be used on any other date
  • Does not include any Meet and Greet 
  • Does not include any Food and Beverages


3 Day Pass

  • Includes general access for all three days (4th. 5th. and 6th. March, 2022)
  • Does not include any Meet and Greet 
  • Does not include any Food and Beverages


3 Day VIP Pass

  • Allows access for all three days (4th. 5th. and 6th. March, 2022)
  • Includes fast-track entry to the venue and fast track entry to the Meet and Greet Area
  • Includes one Celebrity Meet and Greet Voucher (Photo and Autograph)
  • Does not include any Food and Beverages


Super VIP Pass

  • 3-Day VIP Access to MEFCC
  • Complimentary Meet & Greet Photograph or Autograph Vouchers for all Celebrities
  • Swag Bag with Goodies!
  • Fast-Track Entry into MEFCC
  • Fast-Track Lines in Meet the Stars Zone & MEFCC Theatre
  • 1-hour exclusive access on Friday before doors open (2pm)
  • Get a chance to meet celebrities
  • Explore the Artist Alley
  • Watch live stage entertainment
  • Attend MEFCC Workshops


Note: Meet & Greet Vouchers will  also be made available for sale near the Meet the Stars area, subject to availability

T&C

Please note the event timings below

  • Friday, 4th. March from 3 PM to 10 PM
  • Saturday, 5th March from 12 noon to 10 PM
  • Sunday, 6th. March from 12 noon to 9 PM

One Day Ticket Holders will be allowed to enter on the designated date mentioned on their tickets. Holders of tickets for Three-Day categories can enter on all three days as per the event timings above. Entry for each day will be provided upon scanning the QR Code on the ticket at the gate


Entry Requirements for ADNEC / Covid-19 regulations:

For the latest updates please refer to https://adnec.ae/entry-requirements

Citizens and Residents

  • Must be vaccinated - all citizens and residents require a minimum of 2 Covid-19 shots taken in UAE. For attendees above 18, a booster shot is mandatory if the second shot was taken more than 6 months prior
  • Negative PCR test valid for no more than 96 hours and conducted in the UAE.
  • Green pass on Al Hosn App

International participants who are not vaccinated

  • Present a negative PCR test valid for no more than 48 hours and conducted in the UAE.
  • Present their passport and visa as well at the entrance.

International participants who are vaccinated

  • Present a negative PCR test valid for no more than 96 hours and conducted in the UAE.
  • A vaccination certificate

PLEASE NOTE that the above requirements are subject to change. We encourage you to visit the ADNEC website for the latest information

Other important T&Cs

  • All visitors are required to carry and wear face-masks and adhere by stipulated Covid-19 prevention guidelines including social distancing. The venue reserves the right to remove or deny entry to visitors, without compensation, for not wearing face masks within the venue (including inside the show area) or otherwise violating social distancing guidelines
  • Tickets once sold will not be taken back, exchanged or refunded. No requests for change of seats will also be entertained
  • Attendees below 12 years age need to have a valid ticket and be accompanied by an adult also carrying a valid ticket.
  • Entry to the event is subject to validation of the ticket at the gate
  • Please carry a printout of your ticket bearing the QR Code / barcode or download the same on your mobile device. If produced on your mobile device, it is the responsibility  of the buyer to ensure that the QR Code / Barcode is clearly visible on your device. We advise download in advance to avoid issues due to network connectivity
  • Each ticket will be scanned and a wristband issued against the ticket for the day. No replacement wristbands will be provided if lost or damaged, and no reentry will be permitted without the wristband displayed
  • Please carry an identity proof to the venue (UAE driving license / Emirates ID / Passport)
  • No outside food and beverages may be carried inside the venue
  • Please refrain from carrying any prohibited substances, including but not restricted to drugs, firearms, glass bottles, professional cameras and video cameras, ammunition, weapons, whistles, air horns or other such devices or explosive material to the venue. If banned substances are found on person, the venue reserves the right to evict the bearer from the event without any compensation and also initiate proceedings as required by law
  • Purchasers will be responsible for making their own arrangements for travel till the venue, and stay if applicable
  • BookMyShow will not be responsible for any change programme schedule due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Alcohol, wherever available, will not be served to individuals below 21 years of age, irrespective of the category of ticket booked. The bartender may request age proof before serving alcohol. Underage attendees may please be advised accordingly
  • Pets are not allowed at the venue
  • This is a strictly no smoking venue (including E-cigarettes and vaping devices). Patrons may only use the designated smoking area
  • For any enquiries call +971-4-2468829 or email [email protected]
  • Online ticket resale is prohibited. If the ticket is bought from a reseller such as Online Ticket Shop, Viagogo or Dubizzle or other resellers, it is considered invalid, and entry to the event will be declined. It is the responsibility of the customer to be of the correct age required to enter the event. It is the customer's responsibility to abide by the dress code set by the Event Organizer if any. If the customer is denied entry by the Event Organizer for any reason BookMyShow is not liable to refund the tickets. It is the responsibility of the customer to attend the event at the correct time. Non-attended events will not be refunded by BookMyShow