World DEFENSE SHOW IS HONORED TO BE HELD UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF KING SALMAN BIN ABDULAZIZ AL-SAUD, CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES.
Under the esteemed leadership of HRH Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Prime Minister, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), World Defense Show will host its second edition in 2024.
Taking place from 4-8 February, World Defense Show 2024 is dedicated to creating the ultimate B2B event for the defense industry, which also supports its relevant ministries and authorities and reinforces the national commitment to the growth and success of the show.
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WDS 2022 Event Highlights
The inaugural edition of World Defense Show in 2022 saw more than 600 exhibitors and over 65,000 visitors across the four-day event in Riyadh. The show, which had resulted in deals and announcements worth SAR29.7 billion ($7.9 billion), witnessed an unprecedented demand from the local and global defense markets.
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our exhibitor experience at WDS 2022
The inaugural edition of World Defense Show 2022 saw more than 600 exhibitors and over 65,000 visitors across the four-day event in Riyadh. The show, which had resulted in clinching deals and announcements worth SR29.7 billion ($7.9 billion), witnessed an unprecedented demand from the local and global defense market.
“Thanks for the amazing event in Riyadh. Our Swiss/US team have returned home with opportunities they would never have usually been exposed to. A really first-class show from start to finish. Thank you.”
- Fischer Connectors
“During these 4 days, many international delegations were able to discover our new product, the Cockerill i-X. We also had the honour to receive the visit of high-ranking personalities from important entities, including GAMI and SAMI. A real opportunity to discuss the needs of tomorrow's armed forces and our means to achieve them.”
- John Cockerill
"Boeing shares more than 77 years of partnership with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. WDS provided us with an ideal opportunity to showcase our commitment to our major stakeholders. As Principal Partner at WDS we saw tremendous exposure across key show features 2022"
"MEET THE BUYERS program gave us the opportunity to discuss USD 20m deal in Saudi Arabia. This is one of the best defense focused events in the world."
"The Meet the Buyer Event has been exceptional. The number of people we have had the opportunity to meet, that we wouldn’t have the opportunity to meet just walking the show, has given us real purpose and focus."
- Huber & Suhner Polatis
"It was overall a great event providing excellent opportunities to showcase our products and services, to meet major players of the industry at the same place as well as to learn."
- Saudi Aluminium Casting Foundry Alucast
The WDS itself was very impressive and I think it was worth it. We sincerely thank you for your preparation and support during this period.
"It was our first time in the middle east. I made new contacts and good relationships. This is new market and new people came to my stand and are still sending us queries. I will exhibit again."
- Embroidery Export Corporation
"It's an excellent gathering point to showcase your business activity."
- Zamil Industries
Saudi Arabian Military Industries
National Strategic Partner
Minstry of Defense
Ministry of Interior
Saudi Arabian National Guard
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