Greece announces the launch of Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) 22-24 June 2020

Greece announces the launch of Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) 22-24 June 2020

After of more than 10 years absence from the international defence exhibitions scene, Greece returns to the security exhibition state with Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) which will take place in Athens, from 22 to 24 June 2020 at Metropolitan Expo Exhibition Centre.

Under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defence General Directorate for Defense Investments and Armaments (GDDIA) the expo is organised by ROTA Exhibitions with the support of the Union of Greek Manufacturers of Defence Material.

Minister of National Defence Evangelos Apostolakis said at the launch press conference: “Something like this has been missing in Greece for years and will offset and demonstrate the country’s true potential, both from an organisational point of view and from the perspective of the defence industry. It is certain that only positive outcomes can come from such collaborations. You are aware of our efforts to cooperate, exchange know-how and disseminate information regarding the latest technological developments in the defence industry.”

The exhibition, which aims to become a point of reference for South-eastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean will present land, sea, air defence systems and homeland security systems to a specialised audience from Greece and the international defence community. DEFEA – Defence Exhibition Athens is addressed exclusively to professionals from the Armed Forces and Security Services who will have the chance to learn about all the recent developments in the region.

During DEFEA a number of events, such as the Conference, Open Space Seminars, and the Reception Gala will be organised to give exhibitors and visitors the opportunity to network, evaluate possible offers and lead the way to new collaborations.

DEFEA – Defence Exhibition Athens will take place at the Metropolitan Expo exhibition centre, at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”. This is the largest and most modern exhibition centre in South-eastern Europe, with a total exhibition space of 50,000 square metres

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