23 Aug 16. Land Zone at DSEI 2017. Land systems are set to be a focal point of DSEI 2017 with industry leading primes from across the globe already signed up to exhibit at the World Leading Defence & Security Event.
These companies plus 1,600 more will be featuring their latest equipment and technology at DSEI 2017. With more than 35,000 visitors expected to attend, their land forces offering will be noticed – but will yours?
DSEI provides the opportunity to reach over 35,000 attendees from around the world. At DSEI you will meet the entire supply chain including land force delegations, government officials, OEM, system integrators and SMEs.
DSEI 2015 attracted 34,038 attendees including 255 programmed VIP delegations from over 50 countries – an increase of 61% on the 2013 event. A record 2,874 VIPs from 84 countries also attended, further enhancing DSEI’s reputation as the key international forum for the defence and security community.
“I much look forward to DSEI 17. We intend to build on the very positive experience of DSEI 15 as we construct the partnerships we need to deal with the complexity of the future operating environment.”
General Sir Nicholas Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
22 Aug 16. ABIMDE promotes the 4th BID Brazil exhibition from September 27 to 29 in the city of Brasília (DF). A 10% increase in the number of booths is expected, along with 3,500 visitors, including foreign military attachés, members of diplomatic corps and police forces, and entrepreneurs. The 4th BID Brasil, promoted by the Brazilian Defense and Security Industry Association (ABIMDE), takes place between September 27 and 29 at the Convention Center Ulysses Guimarães in Brasília (DF). The official opening ceremony is scheduled to September 27 at 2:00 pm at the Planalto Auditorium in the Convention Center, and it will be attended by Brazilian minister of Defense Raul Jungmann, foreign minister Jose Serra and the minister of Justice Alexandre de Moraes.
Two months away from the event, the 4th BID Brasil has already more than 80 companies enrolled, and a 10% increase in the number of exhibitors is expected in comparison to last year’s edition.
With the support of the Ministry of Defense, Armed Forces and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Agency (Apex-Brasil), BID Brasil’s main goal is to generate new opportunities for international business, opening up markets for Brazilian companies to show the unique features of their products and services. The most important event in the Brazilian defense industry field, it is expected to receive around 3,500 visitors, including foreign military attachés, members of diplomatic corps and police forces, journalists and members of the Military Academy.
“BID Brasil is unique in the sense that it enables direct contact between Brazilian entrepreneurs and foreign military attachés, members of diplomatic corps and international Armed Forces. By doing so, we want to open new markets and allow Brazilian products and services to be known by decision-makers responsible for purchases,” explains ABIMDE president Carlos Frederico Queiroz de Aguiar.
Installed in a pavilion with 4,746 square meters reserved to exhibitor booths, meeting rooms and auditorium, BID Brasil will also provide an external area for displaying police cars and equipment, as well as an area for product demonstration where visitors will be able to observe the flight of unmanned aircrafts and the operation of vehicles. Companies such as Avibras e Agrale, for instance, will be showing police and armored vehicles. Avionics and Rockwell Collins will jointly show a flight demonstrator. Poly Defensor, on the other hand, is going to deliver practical demonstrations of non-lethal gear in an area designed like a shooting range, and Truckvan will introduce a shooting simulator.
The Brazilian Army, Navy and Air Force, as well as the Ministry of Defense, will all have booths at the event. Partner companies have a