Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) announced that four major French companies have confirmed their sponsorship for the first edition of this event, including:
- NAVAL GROUP: Platinum Sponsor
- ARQUUS: Gold Sponsor
- MBDA: Gold Sponsor
- DASSAULT AVIATION: Gold Sponsor
DEFEA is a high-profile international defence exhibition where International companies will present land, naval, aerospace, national and cyber security defence systems.
DEFEA will take place 13-15 July 2021 at Metropolitan Expo, Athens International Airport, the biggest and most modern exhibition centre in SE Europe.
Organised by ROTA Exhibitions Greece, DEFEA will be held under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Defence - General Directorate for Defence Investments and Armaments (GDDIA), and the Greek Ministry of Shipping, as well as the support of the Hellenic Aerospace Security and Defence Industries Group (HASDIG) and the Hellenic Association of Space Industry.
DEFEA’S strategic partner in SEKPY-Hellenic Manufacturers of Defence and Security Material Association representing more than 243 certified companies operating in the fields of defence and security.
DEFEA offers a unique opportunity for exhibitors to showcase the latest technology, equipment and systems across land, sea and air. To-date, 243 leading companies from 21 countries confirmed their participation at this show.
Greece is an ideal and strategic location for a defence and security exhibition that provides a gateway for the European Union (EU) and USA to Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Greece keeps excellent relations and military cooperation with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries, it also boasts a rising investment in defence and security.
With its established history and continuous investment in defence, Greece has a significant number of companies that have long-term and profitable international partnerships. Among them are companies operating around the world, so a defence event in Athens offers a significant business opportunity to a wider industry.