SHOW FEATURES

World Defense Show will offer participants, visitors and partners access to unparalleled networking opportunities, state of the art innovative hubs and unrivalled live displays and demonstrations that will bring to life what the future of defense has to offer.

SEE THE FUTURE OF DEFENSE

World Defense Show’s innovative hubs feature a full spectrum of defense product segments, with a special focus on innovation and technology;

Industry 4.0

Startups

Biodefense

Unmanned systems

Urban air mobility

Satellites

Rotary

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GAIN GLOBAL
EXPOSURE & REGIONAL CONNECTIONS

With exhibitors from across the globe and over 45 countries expected to participate at the show, including emerging exporters and KSA’s leading military partners, tailored programs at World Defense Show will serve to support industry innovation, collaboration and development by promoting startup businesses, featuring up-and-coming industry talent and offering engaging education opportunities;

Official Military Delegations Program
Comprising of over 80 delegations, participants will have the opportunity to network with the industry’s key military decision makers, offering exhibitors the most engaging experience the defense show circuit has to offer.
Meet the KSA Government Program
Showcasing the great vision of the Kingdom, participants can learn about Saudi Arabia’s latest developments and discover opportunities to get involved.
Supply Chain Program
Opportunity to engage and collaborate with international OEM buyers and the global supply chain alongside global industry peers and sector leaders.
Investor-investee Program
Startup companies at the forefront of innovation across the latest defense technologies will have the opportunity to showcase the next generation of defense products in the presence of financial houses and venture capital representatives.
Future Talent Program
Tailored towards the up-and-coming industry talent and dedicated to uncovering jobs of the future, students and businesses will showcase career opportunities and international apprenticeship programs.

EXPERIENCE
THE FUTURE OF DEFENSE

Live military equipment demonstrations and comprehensive product displays at World Defense Show are set to offer visitors an unrivalled experience, showcasing new products and concepts working in harmony with one another;

Interoperability

Naval systems

Security systems

Swarm technology

Advanced manufacturing technology

Advanced defense technology

Military Airshows

EXPLORE SAUDI ARABIA’S
DEFENSE ECOSYSTEM

World Defense Show strongly supports the development and growth of Saudi Arabia’s defense sector, the region’s strategic defense hub, showcasing the Kingdom’s defense capabilities on an unprecedented scale;

30%

share of exhibition space

for local Saudi Arabian defense and supply chain companies

40+

key Saudi government stakeholders

including armed forces, ministries and investment authorities

100+

local defense companies

government entities, holding and family owned companies

80+

pre-scheduled meetings

with KSA government officials under the Meet the KSA Government Program

30+

local Saudi knowledge providers

across Universities, R&D centers and relevant institutes

600+

pre-scheduled meetings

between defense companies and local SMEs through the Supply Chain Program

2000 +

local students

to interact with defense companies during Future Talent Program sessions and meetings

8+

conferences

on KSA defense industry and localization of military spending as part of Vision 2030 mandate