Egypt will host a major international defence exhibition in 2018. EDEX 2018will take place on 3-5 December 2018 at Egypt International Exhibition Centre, a new exhibition centre opening in Cairo.
The announcement was made by Major General Mohsen Abdel Nabi, Chairman of the Armed Forces Moral Affairs Department.
“This will be the first event of its kind in Egypt, covering air, land and sea. We plan to make EDEX the number one event in the Middle East region. The event will bring the international defence industry to Egypt to demonstrate their capabilities and also offer the Egyptian Military Production companies a platform to showcase their equipment and services to other militaries from around the world,” he said.
The event is supported by Egyptian Armed Forces and will be organized by Clarion Events, the largest organizer of defence & security events in the world, with over 200 other events across different sectors.
Tim Porter, Managing Director, Clarion Defence & Security presented an overview of EDEX to the attendees, which outlined the exhibition and how industry and military will be offered the best possible opportunities at EDEX 2018.
"Being the largest organizer of defence and security events worldwide, Clarion is extremely pleased to be given the opportunity to expand our portfolio of exhibitions into Egypt. We look forward to developing this prestigious event in cooperation with the Egyptian Armed Forces," Managing Director of Clarion Defence & Security Tim Porter, said.
Over 300 international defence & security manufacturers are expected to take part as exhibitors and over 10,000 visitors are projected to attend the exhibition across three days.