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Posted On: 16 July 2018 08:31 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:19 pm

Milipol Qatar 2018 attracts strong participation from big local companies specialized in Homeland Security and Civil Defence

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Milipol Qatar has completed its extensive roadshow across major global industry events to raise awareness of the 12th edition of the leading international exhibition dedicated to homeland security and Civil Defence in the Middle East, which will be held in Doha from 29-31 October 2018, at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), under the patronage of H.H the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, and will set the agenda for the future internal security and public safety.

The 14-month engagement program, which started in April 2017 and ended in July 2018, saw the Milipol Qatar committee attend 13 high-profile industry events around the globe with the aim of engaging international homeland security and civil defence specialists to participate at Milipol Qatar 2018. The marketing roadshow program included visits to several exhibitions including Milipol Asia 2017 in Singapore, International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) in Turkey, Defence Security Exhibition International (DSEI)in the United Kingdom, Milipol Paris 2017, GPEC and Feuertrutz in Germany, HOSDB Security & Policing exhibition and IFSEC in UK, Intertraffic in Netherlands, Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference in Malaysia, FDIC International in USA, the Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference in Jordan, and the International Exhibition dedicated to Land Defence Activities – Eurosatory in France.

Milipol Qatar 2018 will be the biggest and most immersive edition of the renowned exhibition to date. Featuring leading local and international exhibitors and several country pavilions – including France, Italy, Germany, UK and North America, the event will provide the perfect platform to showcase the latest products and solutions to protect internal borders and people.

The addition of live demonstration for the first time will present homeland defence pioneers from around the world the opportunity to display their technologies in a controlled environment, giving key decision makers, exhibitors, visitors and buyers the opportunity to witness new products and innovations in action.

“Since its formation in 1996, Milipol Qatar has consistently brought together the world’s leading homeland security and civil defence experts under one roof and has evolved into the region’s international exhibition dedicated to the industry, with a truly global appeal,” said Brigadier Nasser Bin Fahad Al-Thani, President of Milipol Qatar Committee.

“The recently concluded roadshow was a hugely successful exercise and helped reinforce the event’s standing as the event for global industry experts and emerging players to network, discuss, debate and set the agenda for the future of internal security. We have had some very positive feedback from international markets and look forward to an exciting and productive exhibition in October."

Milipol Qatar 2018 is now open for registration for exhibitors. Milipol Qatar 2018 is a trade-only event, open exclusively to defence and security industry specialists and professionals. The exhibition is open from 9.30am – 5.00pm on Monday, 29 and Tuesday, 30 October, and from 9.30am – 4pm on Wednesday, 31 October.

For more information on how to register as an exhibitor or visitor, please visit

Cover image courtesy of Milipol Qatar