16-18 October 2017
Clarion Events, the world’s largest organiser of Defence & Security exhibitions has announced the launch of the inaugural Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference (BIDEC 2017).
Bahrain’s Premier International Tri- Service Defence Show will be held at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, 16-18 October 2017. BIDEC 2017 will be held under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain and is officially supported by the Bahrain Defence Force.
BIDEC 2017 will offer a brand new opportunity in the region for exhibitors to showcase the latest technology, equipment and hardware across Land, Sea and Air.
On top of an expected 100 exhibitors, 3000 industry visitors and a fully-hosted international VIP Delegation Programme, BIDEC 2017 will showcase some unique features such as a parachute exercise, shooting range exercise, warship display, military vehicle demo and a static display area showcasing the latest military vehicles and airframes.
Thomas Gaunt, BIDEC 2017 Event Director said “BIDEC 2017 provides an exclusive platform in the Middle East to meet and network with military decision makers of the highest calibre, build partnerships and do business. Bahrain is perfectly positioned as a future business hub for the region and we are extremely grateful to our Patron, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, for allowing us the opportunity to launch this unique new event for the Kingdom of Bahrain.”
His Excellency Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Court of St James shakes hands with Rear Admiral Simon Williams OBE, Chairman of Clarion Defence & Security with Tim Porter, Managing Director of Clarion Defence & Security in attendance after the announcement of BIDEC 2016.
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