Events – Media Partners

IMPORTANT: We are working with organisers to ensure that the events listed on our website include the latest postponements and cancellations to remain as up to date as possible.

If you are currently registered for an upcoming event, we recommend that you reach out to the organiser directly for the very latest information.

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IDEF 2021 - 15th International Defence Industry Fair
Rescheduled to 17 - 20 August 2021, Istanbul, Turkey
IDEF 2021, 15th International Defence Industry Fair will be held on 17 - 20 August 2021 at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center which is located in İstanbul, the biggest city of Turkey, hosted by the Ministry of National Defence and under the management and responsibility of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation,  organized by TÜYAP Fairs and Exhibitions Organizations Inc.
     With a view to further increasing the success of the IDEF International Defence Industry Fair, which has now become a global Turkish brand, preparations continue for the 15th IDEF.

Demining and EOD Seminar
7 - 9 September 2021, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Demining operations are still taking place in Bosnia and Herzegovina and neighbouring nations. We are pleased to be bringing our inaugural Demining and EOD Seminar to Sarajevo to review the current situation and the plan for the next few years to finally make Bosnia and Herzegovina a mine free country.
Many IGOs and NGOs are working tirelessly to clear the minefields in the region and there is a key importance on international cooperation in making the world mine clear by 2025.

Counter Terror Expo (CTX)
14 - 16 September 2021, ExCel, London, UK
Counter Terror Expo (CTX) unites professionals from industry, infrastructure, government and policing to explore counter-terrorism and other complex security operations.
The event facilitates the development of new ideas and technologies to combat the latest threats facing the UK and other geographies.
Having launched in 2008, this year marks the show's 13th iteration, but first at our new ExCeL London home. With all attendees verified and approved, you can expect a high quality, relevant audience encompassing law enforcement, government and the private sector.

International Security Expo (ISE) 2021
28 - 29 September 2021, Olympia, London
International Security Expo unites the entire security community allowing shared learning and collaboration from Government, CNI, Law Enforcement, Military, Major Events, Transport & Borders, Cyber Security, Facilities, Public and Private sectors.

  • FREE to attend
  • 400+ International Exhibitors & Suppliers
  • Key areas & zones displaying over 1,000 of the latest high-quality products & innovative solutions
  • All content CPD Certified by The Security Institute
  • High-level conferences, summits & debates presented by world-renowned speakers
  • Live product demonstrations to enhance your experience and  expand your understanding

Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia Conference & Exhibition 2021
28 – 30 September 2021, Singapore
IBMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition in Singapore on 28th – 30th September 2021. Since our event in New Delhi in 2018, IBMATA has been working with WTTC and other partners to develop a vision for digital borders and seamless travel to take the hassle out of travelling without compromising security. Following workshops in Istanbul and Ottawa in 2019 – and a discussion panel with Border leaders at the International Summit on Borders in Washington DC in June 2019 – we have produced a White Paper setting out a roadmap for the border of the future which we are sharing with border agencies worldwide.

CBRNe Summit USA
12 - 14 October 2021, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
We are pleased to announce the launch of our CBRNe Summit USA conference and exhibition which will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the 7 - 9 April 2021. CBRNe threats are increasing and also the threat of lone wolf extremists carrying out random attacks in major cities.
     During our international event you will hear perspectives from military and civil officials who deal with CBRNe incidents. Many government departments and agencies across the region have realised the importance of CBRNe capabilities and preparedness and budgets have been increased to deal with the new type of threats faced to civilians.

NATO EOD Demonstrations and Trials 2021
13 - 14 October 2021, Bratislava, Slovakia
NATO EOD Demonstrations and Trials series is organised every two years under the auspices of the NATO Emerging Security Challenges Division. The main goal of the event is to exchange information on new developments and trends in the EOD/C-IED/MILENG area as well as related technology and equipment. The event is organized for experts from military and industry and features a highly relevant conference, seminar, static exhibition and live demonstrations and trials. It has become a great tradition that helps the entire EOD community to better understand each other by exchanging their views and getting an opportunity to discuss and analyse existing gaps in the EOD field.

28 - 31 October 2021, Lima, Peru
The VIII version of the International Exhibition of Technology for The Defense and Prevention of Disasters - SITDEF PERU 2021, will take place from October 28th to the 31st, in Lima, Peru.
SITDEF PERU has been carried out since 2007, which promotes the modernization of the Armed Forces and National Police, according to the latest advances in security, technology, cybersecurity and disaster prevention, which are manufactured and marketed by the most important leading companies in the world. STIDEF 2021 will surpass the success achieved previously as Peru will be concurrently celebrating the 200th anniversary of its Independence. SITDEF PERU 2021 will be joining events that will be part of the BICENTENNIAL celebration.

Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability 2020
15 - 17 November 2021, London, UK
SMi Group’s Future Armoured Vehicles Survivability conference will return to London on 15th - 17th November 2021.
     Bringing together senior military and industry experts, this event will discuss key survivability concepts across the spectrum, with briefings on situational awareness, concealment and signature management, IED protection systems and mine resistance, armour material technologies and much more.
     As the only armoured vehicles conference dedicated to survivability, this event will be a key date for all those in the field.
     Key reasons to attend:

    • Listen to in-depth discussions which cover a diverse range of key survivability concepts
    • Hear updates from senior programme managers about the latest survivability systems
    • Learn about the most recent survivability developments and technologies from industry leaders in platform protection
    • Meet and network with senior military personnel and leading industry professionals working in armoured vehicles survivability

To find out more or to register, visit

International Police & Security Expo - POLSECURE
22 - 24 November 2021, Kielce, Poland
POLSECURE has been crafted around the police and law enforcement services, all services responsible for broadly defined public safety and security as well as threats protection, be it virtual and real. In addition to the Police, the expo is targeted at the State Protection Service, Border Guard, Municipal Police, GOPR Mountain Volunteer Rescue Service, WOPR Volunteer Water Rescue Service, TOPR Tatra Region’s Mountain Volunteer Rescue Service, prison services, intelligence services, port and airport security agencies, property protection agencies, detective service providers, City Guards, representatives of local authorities - cities, municipalities, poviats; as well as Higher Education Institutions and among them police and uniformed services universities.

CBRNe Summit Europe
30 November - 2 December 2021, Brno, Czechia
CBRNe Summit Europe is returning to Brno, Czechia for our 7th annual event. Many major cities across Europe have faced critical incidents over the past few years. With terrorism threat levels high across Europe and the increased use of chemical agents being used by terrorist organisations this is a key event to attend.
     During our international event you will hear perspectives from military and civil officials who deal with CBRNe incidents. Many governments across the region have realised the importance of CBRNe capabilities and preparedness and budgets have been increased to deal with the new type of threats faced to civilians.
     CBRNe Summit Europe will focus on a number of key topics across the whole CBRNe domain such as CBRNe capabilities of military and civil agencies, first responder techniques, asymmetrical threats, medical countermeasures to chem-bio threats, decontamination developments and techniques, countering IED’s, CBRNe threat intelligence, CBRNe forensics and many more.

26 - 28 January 2022, Japan
DSEI Japan is the only large-scale fully integrated defence event that has ever taken place in Japan.
     It is where the global defence industry meets the Japanese defence community, supporting the sourcing of the latest equipment and systems, developing international relationships and generating new business opportunities and partnerships between Japan and the world.
     DSEI Japan 2021 is set to host 250+ exhibitors from across the globe. Visitors will also be able to participate in a range of high level conferences, seminars and bilateral meetings featuring world class speakers.

MILIPOL Asia-Pacific 2022
18 - 20 May 2022, Sands EXPO, Singapore
MILIPOL Asia-Pacific 2022 Asia Pacific’s Largest Homeland Security event receives official support from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore and the Ministry of the Interior of France.
Milipol Asia-Pacific is the region’s leading international event for homeland security. It has achieved an enviable reputation and established itself as the region’s flagship “must-attend” Exhibition and Conference focusing exclusively on Counter Terrorism, Internal State Security, Law Enforcement and Civil Defence in the Asia Pacific Region and beyond. For over 30 years, the MILIPOL brand has been synonymous with the highest quality, international events focused on Homeland Security. Over the years, the brand has proudly presented Milipol Paris and Milipol Qatar.

IFSEC International
Postponed to 2022
(original dates 12-14 July 2021) 
IFSEC International is the UK and Europe’s leading integrated security exhibition. Running for its 47th year, it attracts tens of thousands of professionals annually from the entire security buying chain.  Installers, integrators, consultants, distributors and end-users from 113 countries will attend to see security in action, with live product demonstrations across access control; drones; cyber & IT; perimeter protection; video surveillance and much more. Improve your security strategy and stay up to speed with where the industry is heading with 30+ hours of free-to-attend content across several seminar theatres. To find out more visit Click here to register your interest.

Future Forces Forum & Exhibition
19 - 21 October 2022, Prague, Czech Republic
International exhibition and expert panels aimed on the latest trends and technologies in defence and security. All events are primarily focused on the presentation of current and future needs of the NATO & partner countries’ armed and security forces, state-of-the-art technologies and R&D programs. Both the exhibition and forum are also attended by the NATO and EU working groups that are having official annual meetings within the FFF program.
     Main Events: (Program to be updated)

  • Future Forces Exhibition
  • Future Forces Conference
  • World CBRN & Medical Congress
  • Multi-domain Advanced Robotic Systems Conference
  • Future of Cyber Conference & Live Hacking Zone