Categories of visitors

Attracting a larger number and a wider range of visitors is a key priority of the exhibition organizers. In 2016 the exhibition marked an increase in both total number of visitors (2500+) and the number of official delegations that attended it (21). We have reasons to believe that we shall be able to sustain this growth trend in 2018.

As Patrons of the event, the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Bulgaria invites official delegations from a number of countries, officials from the European Defence Agency (EDA), NATO, NAMSA and NC3A along with National Armaments Directors from many countries.

The exhibition boasts significant international participation, which traditionally includes official foreign delegations of countries in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, as well as representatives of different structures of NATO and military attaches, accredited in Bulgaria. For the exhibition in 2018 more than 50 official delegations will be invited by the Minister of Defence of Bulgaria.

The exhibition is also attended by the Military and Defence Attaches, located in Bulgaria, diplomats and sales representatives, as well as representatives of the state administration, parliament and the judicial and law enforcement bodies.

Experts from the Ministry of Defence in the field of acquisition, procurement and operational employment of military produce take the opportunity to visit the Exhibition and get first-hand impressions of the showcased innovations.

The scientific community also visits the Exhibition and participants in the International Scientific Conference, organized within its scope.