Events

Jan
14
Tue
2020
Surface Navy Association Annual Symposium
Jan 14 @ 8:00 – Jan 16 @ 18:00

Experts and decision makers in the military, politics and industry will meet at the Surface Navy Association Annual Symposium on January 14 – 16 in Crystal City, Virginia. Leadership will discuss how the Surface Force is a critical element of national defence and security in an era of great power competition. With 80+ exhibitors, 3,000+ attendees, this is one of the most influential professional development and networking opportunities in the defense community.

The Surface Navy Association is at the center of Surface Warfare, representing the Surface Warfare Community providing members with support, programmes, and various activities to enable professional growth, personal satisfaction, and camaraderie.

January 14 – 16, Crystal City, Virginia, United States

Feb
18
Tue
2020
GPEC
Feb 18 @ 8:00 – Feb 20 @ 18:00

Since the inauguration event in 2000 GPEC has developed to be Europe’s biggest closed specialized trade fair for Police and security authorities. The event is regularly held under the patronage of the Federal Minister of the Interior. GPEC comprises all subject and equipment areas of law enforcement, public and homeland security, serves as One Stop Shop with regards to save resources with authorities, provides the framework for conferences, official working group meetings and practical trainings and is in constant exchange about current requirements. GPEC digital, launched in 2019 to focus on all topics of digitization, is, of course, part of the all-encompassing GPEC.

February 18 – 20, Frankfurt, Germany

Apr
20
Mon
2020
Defence Services Asia
Apr 20 @ 8:00 – Apr 23 @ 18:00

Defence Services Asia (DSA) is one of the top five defence and security exhibitions in the world. Over 1,500 leading participating companies is expected to be part of this mega show which attracts over 42,000 trade visitors from all around the globe. DSA also hosts over 350 high level foreign VVIP delegations from 45 countries. The highly anticipated DSA 2020 will be held at MITEC, Kuala Lumpur from April 20 – 23, 2020.

April 20 – 23, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Apr
22
Wed
2020
EURASIA AIRSHOW
Apr 22 @ 8:00 – Apr 26 @ 18:00

Eurasia Airshow 2020 will be bringing together the decision-makers of the global aerospace industry. Eurasia Airshow 2020 will take place April 22 – 26, 2020, at Antalya İnternational Airport Turkey. Last fair had 112 official delegation from 67 countries, 33,000 + trade visitors, over US$15 billion business agreements, 82 aircraft on static display and more than 400+ air demonstration.

The event will feature the “Meet the Buyer” programme exclusive for exhibitors. Eurasia Airshow 2020 targets 50,000+ trade visitors from all over the world and 100 + static aircraft and more than 500+ air demonstrations. The business deal will up to US$35 billion this year.

April 22 – 26, Antalya, Turkey

Apr
28
Tue
2020
IT²EC
Apr 28 @ 8:00 – Apr 30 @ 18:00

Held annually IT²EC, taking place on April 28 – 30 in London, UK, is one of Europe’s primary forum for representatives from across the military, civil sector, industry and academia to connect and share knowledge about simulation, training and education.

April 28 – 30, London, UK

May
26
Tue
2020
UDT
May 26 @ 8:00 – May 28 @ 18:00

Undersea Defence Technology (UDT), as one of the largest global events dedicated to the underwater defence industry, is a multi-faceted exhibition and conference reflecting the community’s desire for continuous learning and development.

Designed to equip nations to deal with an increasing diversity of threats and challenges, UDT brings together researchers, military end-users and professionals spanning the entire supply chain to evaluate developing solutions in one of the harshest environments known to man.

May 26 – 28, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

May
28
Thu
2020
KADEX
May 28 @ 8:00 – May 31 @ 18:00

KADEX is one of the largest multi-profile congress and exhibition event of defence, aerospace and cyber security industries in Central Asia. It is among the best regional platforms for innovative defence and security companies to present their product and services to the relevant decision makers and practitioners. If one is looking for opportunities to increase presence in this region there is a unique event in Nur-Sultan city (Astana), Kazakhstan. Participation at KADEX is a good opportunity to establish and enhance relationship with governmental bodies, armed forces and business throughout the region. Over 320 exhibitors and more than 48 official delegations from all over the world are expected at the event.

May 28 – 31, Nur-Sultan city (Astana), Kazakhstan

Jun
22
Mon
2020
BALT-MILITARY-EXPO
Jun 22 @ 8:00 – Jun 24 @ 18:00

The 16th BALT-MILITARY-EXPO will take place at the AMBEREXPO Exhibition and Convention Centre, in Gdańsk, Poland, in June 22 – 24, 2020. The honorary patronage over the fair has been taken by Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland.

The fair focuses on maritime safety and security, sea- and land-based defence and rescue systems. It is organized in close partnership with Poland’s General Command of Branches of Polish Armed Forces and the Inspectorate for the Navy.

The fair is accompanied by IXth International Tech – Science Conference NATCON “Naval Technologies for Defence and Security.”

June 22 – 24, Gdańsk, Poland

DEFEA
Jun 22 @ 8:00 – Jun 24 @ 18:00

Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) will take place in Athens, from June 22 – 24, 2020, at Metropolitan Expo. It is organised by ROTA SA in cooperation with the Union of Greek Manufacturers of Defence Material (SEKPY) and is under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defence/GDDIA.

June 22 – 24, Athens, Greece

Oct
20
Tue
2020
EURONAVAL
Oct 20 @ 8:00 – Oct 23 @ 18:00

EURONAVAL, one of the largest exhibition exclusively devoted to naval defence, will see its 27th edition on October 20 – 23 in Paris Le Bourget. At the 2018 edition and its 50th anniversary, EURONAVAL welcomed more than 25,000 visitors, notably the French President Emmanuel Macron.

EURONAVAL 2020 will be preceded by a major international conference on Monday October 19 in Paris, bringing together industrialists, politicians, seafarers and intellectuals centring on the leading topics of the future in naval defence. Resolutely focused on the future, EURONAVAL will be the opportunity to discover naval technologies of the future.

October 20 – 23, Paris, France

Oct
21
Wed
2020
FUTURE FORCES FORUM
Oct 21 @ 8:00 – Oct 23 @ 18:00

International exhibition, expert events and NATO sessions on the latest trends and technologies in defence and security. All events are focused on the presentation of needs of armed and security forces, state-of-the-art technologies, R&D programmes, and business opportunities, with interactions between all participants due to the interconnected topics. Government, international organisations, industry, R&D institutions meet at one place. NATO and the European Defence Agency are involved in shaping the programme.

October 21 – 23, Prague, Czech Republic