The 9th International Defence Exhibition & Seminar (IDEAS-2016) will be organized by DEPO - Defence Export Promotion Organization (MoDP), Government of Pakistan) in support with Pakistan Armed Forces on 22-25 November 2016at Karachi Expo Centre.
First held in 2000, IDEAS has emerged with prominence amongst the world's finest defence industry events, according to the organisers. IDEAS is the best forum in the region to demonstrate most recent and conventional defence system and technology for surface, air and sea. It brings together the international manufacturers and suppliers to come across and discuss the cooperation prospects in the field of defence production through joint ventures, outsourcings and collaborations.
IDEAS, is an ideal occasion to establish and reinforce relationships with the governments, armed forces and businessmen of the regional and friendly countries.
In the most recent show which was held on 1-4 December 2014, from 38 countries, 333 companies established their displayed their defense systems and technologies at IDEAS 2014. The show also hosted 88 country buyers’ delegations, from government departments, armed forces including services chiefs and key decision makers, security agencies, special operation forces, think tanks, and media.
Similarly, while enduring the objectives and its proven history, IDEAS-2016 offers more new possibilities to its participants who will find this occasion must to attend to take the impending opportunities from the altering security paradigm and increasing security and defence cooperation between the regional and friendly countries.